Moira E Dunsmore The 26th International Nursing Philosophy Conference 2023

Moira E Dunsmore

Dr Moira Dunsmore (RN BN Post-Grad. Dip. Public Health PhD) has transdisciplinary experience in nursing, public health, and health social sciences. She has extensive clinical nursing experience in the UK, Australia and internationally, and is an academic in the Susan Wakil School of Nursing and Midwifery, Faculty of Medicine and Health, University of Sydney, with teaching and research roles in population/public health, social determinants of health, primary health care, health care systems and health policy. Dr Dunsmore’s research focuses on the social experiences of older persons, particularly in the emerging area of dual sensory impairment (DSI) in older adults. Her research explores social capital and stigma in ageing, as well as dyadic relationships, the carer role, communication strategies and social networks of older adults with DSI. Collaboration with Menzies Centre for Health Policy & Economics at Sydney University (Vision Hearing Project [NHMRC]) and Vision Australia to develop this area of research saw the completion of her PhD titled“An invisible disability: navigating the enduring state of dual sensory impairment (DSI) in older age”.

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