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Paul Stolee

Paul Stolee

, PhD
OHCRN Member: OHCRN Research Consortium

Associate Professor,
University of Waterloo

Biosketch:

CURRENT POSITIONS: Associate Professor and Graham Trust Research Chair in Health Informatics, Department of Health Studies and Gerontology, University of Waterloo, with cross-appointments in the School of Optometry, University of Waterloo, and the R.B.J. Schlegel-University of Waterloo Research Institute for Aging; Scientist, Lawson Health Research Institute, London, ON; Adjunct Associate Professor, Epidemiology & Biostatistics, University of Western Ontario; Associate Faculty, Canadian Centre for Activity & Aging; Academic Associate, Aging & Health Research Centre, University of Western Ontario.

INTERESTS: Dr. Stolee has been actively involved in health research, health program planning and evaluation, and health policy analysis for more than 25 years, with a major focus on planning and evaluating health services for older persons. Dr. Stolee introduced an individualized measure, Goal Attainment Scaling, to geriatric services for use in care planning and outcome measurement. He is currently pursuing a program of research in geriatric rehabilitation, and has received funding from CIHR for research related to the use of information systems in rehabilitation of older persons with hip fracture. Other current research projects include an analysis of the needs and characteristics of home care clients with vision impairment, using Ontario data collected using the interRAI-HC assessment instrument. He is currently serving as a Theme Leader for Aging and Disability with the Ontario Rehabilitation Research Advisory Network.

EDUCATION: PhD, Health Studies, University of Waterloo; MSc, Clinical Epidemiology & Biostatistics, McMaster; MPA, Public Administration, Queen’s; BA (Hon.), Political Science, Alberta.

Paul's OHCRN "Research In Progress" contributions

The Mississauga-Halton LHIN Project
Principal Investigator: John Hirdes
Project Lead(s): Norma Jutan
The Mississauga-Halton LHIN project has the following primary objectives:

• Describe the populations of supportive housing, CCAC, LTC homes, and CCC hospitals in the MH LHIN using available interRAI data, wherever possible. When such data are not available, it will be …
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Enhancing Home Care Rehabilitation through Better Use of Health Information
Principal Investigator: Paul Stolee
Investigator(s): Katherine Berg, Kerry Byrne, Bert Chesworth, Richard Cook, Mary Egan, John Hirdes, Susan Jaglal, Jeff Poss, Jennie Wells, Mu Zhu
Many older home care clients who would benefit from rehabilitation do not receive any type of rehabilitation therapy. We propose that home care rehabilitation for persons with musculoskeletal disorders could be enhanced through better use of available health information. Despite major investments …
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