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Profile – Dr Lillian Hung

Name:

Dr Lillian Hung

Job title:

Clinical Assistant Professor

Place of work / study:

University of British Columbia and Vancouver General Hospital

Area of Research:

Technology and Dementia

How is your work funded:

Alzheimer Society of Canada & Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute

Tell us a little about yourself:

My research mainly focuses on examining how technology and environment impact the care experiences of persons with dementia.  My recent project includes: social robot, iPad project, and silent headphones.

Tell us a fun fact about yourself:

I am a dog lover. My dog Skye is a gigantic golden doodle and a big trouble maker.

Why did you choose to work in dementia?

I love the creativity and emotional connection in dementia care. I have met so many amazing people (people with lived experience, families and staff). Lots of compassion and fun.

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