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Nursing & Allied Health Interest Group Leadership

Martine Puts (Canada) - Chair

Martine has completed her Bachelor in Nursing, Master in Health Sciences and her PhD on the topic of Frailty in community-dwelling older adults in the Netherlands. She completed a postdoctoral fellowship with the Solidage Research Group on Frailty and Aging, Jewish General Hospital/ Department of Biostatistics, Epidemiology and Occupational Health, McGill University, Montreal Canada.

Her research focuses on improving care for frail older adults with cancer and she is particularly interested in geriatric assessment and management, treatment decision making and treatment adherence and quality of life. She has been awarded a Canadian Institutes of Health Research New Investigator Award to support her research.

She is supervising several doctoral nursing students interested in geriatric oncology.