Centre for Research on Personhood and Dementia

The Center for Research on Personhood in Dementia (CRPiD) is a BC-based virtual research centre located at UBC (Vancouver campus). Led by co-directors Deborah O’Connor (Social Work) and Alison Phinney (Nursing), the CRPD serves as a hub for research generation, training, and knowledge application around issues of personhood and citizenship in dementia. The CRPD includes researchers located at UBC and other universities in British Columbia.


Affiliated UBC Faculty & Postdocs

Name Role Research Interests
Small, Jeff Faculty (G+PS eligible/member) Other health sciences; communication; Dementia; strategies; memory training; hearing loss; Accessibility; Stigma