Elaine Moody

Assistant Professor


Email: elaine.moody@dal.ca
Phone: 902-494-2143
Fax: 902-494-3487
Mailing Address: 
Room N19, Forrest Bldg., Dalhousie University PO Box 15000 5869 University Avenue Halifax NS B3H 4R2
 
Research Topics:
  • Aging and older people
  • Cognitive function including dementia and delirium
  • Frailty and multimorbidity
  • Intersections of art and health

Dr. Moody received a Bachelor of Science in Nursing with Honours degree from St. Francis Xavier University, and Master of Science and PhD in Nursing from the University of British Columbia. Her scholarship is focused on better understanding the context of health and health care for older people, particularly those with complex health and social care needs such as older people with frailty, multimorbidity and dementia. Dr. Moody’s research aims to support older people across care settings, including the community, primary care and acute hospitals.

Memberships
Canadian Gerontological Nursing Association
Canadian Association on Gerontology

Awards and Honours
2017: Interdisciplinary Fellowship, Postdoctoral Award, Canadian Frailty Network

2009-2012: Canada Graduate Scholarship, Doctoral Award, Canadian Institutes of Health Research

2007-2009: Junior Graduate Trainee Award, Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research

2006-2007: Canada Graduate Scholarship, Masters Award, Canadian Institutes of Health Research  

Publications/presentations

Moody, E.
, Phinney, A., Boschma, G. & Baumbausch, J. (2020). The Contribution of Documentation Systems to How Nurses Understand Older People’s Cognitive Function in Hospital. Advances in Nursing Science, 43(3), 278-289. doi: 10.1097/ANS.0000000000000315

Moody, E., Martin-Misener, R., Carrier, J., Macdonald, M., MacMillan, K., & Axe, S. (2020). The educational terrain of preparing general class nurses to prescribe: An environmental scan. Canadian Journal of Nursing Leadership, 33(2), 54-66.

Macdonald, M., Martin-Misener, R., Weeks, L., Moody, E., McKibbon, S., Wilson, B., Almukhaini, S. and Stratton, L. (2020). Assistive technologies that support social interaction in long-term care homes: a scoping review protocol. JBI Evidence Synthesis. 18(3), 592-59

Moody, E
., & Phinney, A. (in press). Supporting community connections in later life: The role of community-engaged arts. (25 pages) In Todd, S. and Savard, S. (Eds.) Canadian Perspectives on Community Development. Ottawa, ON: University of Ottawa Press.

Moody, E.
Martin-Misener, R., Warner, G., Macdonald, M., Weeks, L., Shaw, L. & McKibbon, S. (2019). Out-of-pocket expenses related to aging-in-place for frail older people: A scoping review protocol. JBI Database of Systematic Reviews and Implementation

Macdonald, M., Martin-Misener, R., Weeks, L., Helwig, M., Moody, E. & MacLean, H. (2019). The experiences and perceptions of spousal/partner caregivers providing care for community-dwelling adults with a dementia: A qualitative systematic review report. JBI Database of Systematic Reviews and Implementation Reports.

Moody, E., Phinney, A., Boschma, G. & Baumbausch, J. (2020). The Contribution of Documentation Systems to How Nurses Understand Older People’s Cognitive Function in Hospital. Advances in Nursing Science, 43(3), 278-289. doi: 10.1097/ANS.0000000000000315