Dr. Heather Cooke

Dr. Heather Cooke

Provincial Coordinator, Knowledge Mobilization at the Alzheimer Society of BC

Dr. Heather Cooke has more than 20 years of experience working in dementia care in both a front-line and research capacity. She is passionate about improving residents’ quality of life and staff members’ quality of work life, which she views as interconnected.

Heather holds a Ph.D. in Interdisciplinary Studies and is a Postdoctoral Research and Teaching Fellow at the UBC School of Nursing. Her current research focuses on the workplace relationships of front-line care staff, including workplace incivility and bullying, which is supported by an Innovation at Work grant from WorkSafeBC.

Heather is passionate about improving the lives of individuals with dementia and their caregivers.

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