About Us

The Center for Research on Personhood in Dementia (CRPD) 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.