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Annmarie Adams is the William C. Macdonald professor at the School of Architecture at McGill University. Her primary areas of research interest include gender, sexuality and space, long-term care institutions, history of hospital architecture and vernacular architecture.

Gudmund Ågotnes is an anthropologist and a research fellow at the Centre for Care Research, Western Norway University of Applied Sciences. His research interests include institutional and cultural conditions within long-term residential care, particularly the development of regimes of practices or "staffing cultures."

Hugh Armstrong is a professor emeritus with the School of Social Work and the Institute of Political Economy at Carleton University. His major research interests include long-term care, the political economy of healthcare, unions and public policy, the organization of work and family, and household structures.

Pat Armstrong is a distinguished research professor of sociology at York University. She held a CHSRF/CIHR Chair in Health Services and Nursing Research and has published on a wide variety of issues related to long-term care, health care policy, and women's health.

Albert Banerjee is a health sociologist and holds a position as CoFas/Marie Curie research fellow at Stockholm University. His research explores the existential and political dimensions of health and mortality.

Rachel Barken is a SSHRC postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Sociology at York University. Her research interests include aging, formal and informal care arrangements, the social and political aspects of home and long-term care, and gender.

Sally Chivers is a professor in the Departments of Canadian Studies and English at Trent University. Her research focuses on the relationship between aging and disability in the Canadian public sphere and beyond from an interdisciplinary perspective.

Jacqueline A. Choiniere is an associate professor with the School of Nursing at York University. Her primary areas of research include health policy, women's work and health, health-care reform, and accountability and political economy.

Tamara J. Daly is an associate professor with the School of Health Policy and Management, and with the Critical Disability Studies, Women's Studies, and Health Policy and Equity programs at York University. She is also the CIHR Chair in Gender, Work and Health. Her research focuses on health care work and policy, aging and long-term care policy, and gender.

Megan J. Davies is an associate professor with the Department of Social Science in the Faculty of Liberal Arts and Professional Studies at York University. Her research interests include health history, old age, [End Page 508] British Columbia history, madness, women and health, and midwifery and alternative birthing practices.

Frode F. Jacobsen is a professor in Elderly Care at Western Norway University of Applied Sciences, research director at the Centre for Care Research–Western Norway, and Professor II at VID Specialized University, Norway. His research interests include elderly care, health professionals, work culture, local knowledge systems, and social and cultural aspects of health and sickness.

Liz Lloyd is professor of social gerontology in the School for Policy Studies at the University of Bristol in the United Kingdom. Dr. Lloyd's research interests are in aging, health, and care. Her recent research has focused on dignity in later life, including in older people's experiences of care systems and family support.

Ruth Lowndes is a research associate at York University currently engaging full time in research-related work in long-term care within the Re-imagining Long-Term Residential Care: An International Study of Promising Practices interdisciplinary study. She is also registered with the College of Nurses of Ontario and is a Certified Diabetes Educator.

Margaret J. McGregor, MD, MHSc is a clinical associate professor with the University of British Columbia, Department of Family Practice, and a research associate with the UBC Centre for Health Services Policy Research and the Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute's Centre for Clinical Epidemiology and Evaluation. Her research has explored staffing levels, hospitalization rates and site of death at long-term care facilities, and facility ownership and organizational characteristics.

Kathryn McPherson is an...


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