Lori Schindel Martin

Dr. Lori Schindel Martin, RN, PhD, is Associate Professor, Associate Director, Scholarly, Research & Creative Activities, Daphne Cockwell School of Nursing, Faculty of Community Services, Ryerson University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. She’s Vice-Chair, Advanced Gerontological Education and, Chair, Gentle Persuasive Approaches Advisory Committee, President of the Gerontological Nursing Association Ontario, and an advanced practice nurse. She has extensive clinical background in the health care of older people and their families who are living with dementia. Her research focuses on the development of humanistic and person-centered health care practices and policies aimed at helping point-of-care staff support older persons with dementia during episodes of responsive behavior. The research includes knowledge transfer activities to enhance best practices related to responsive behavior of a physical nature, reluctance for bathing, and sexual expression. http://www.ageinc.ca/gpa.php