Dr. Davina Porock

Dr. Davina Porock

Dr. Porock has conducted person-centered and end-of-life care research in hospitals, long-term care facilities and in community settings in the USA, the UK and Australia. She is an engaging and dynamic speaker who is able to make theoretical and research concepts easy to understand and applicable to everyday practice.

Past Presentations

July 2014

National Alzheimer’s Plan Act Council Meeting – Department of Health and Human Services, Washington DC.

Priorities for Dementia Policy and Research: The Voice of People living with Dementia and their Care Partners

May 2014

Master Class – England Centre for Practice Development, University of Canterbury, United Kingdom

Person-Centered Care in Dementia: Measurement and Meaning

January 2014

Research Seminar – Geography Department, University at Buffalo

What is Person-Centered Care and Why Does it Matter?

November 2013

International Education Week – University at Buffalo

Different Cultures – Same Problem: Caring for the Person Living with Dementia

October 2013

Research Seminar – University of Ulster, Belfast, Northern Ireland

Measuring person-centered care: quantifying intangible subtleties

Forthcoming Presentations

October 2014

Keynote Address. The New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA) Annual Conference, Wellington, New Zealand

It’s not just about being nice: getting to grips with how person-centered care works


Trial of a multi-media approach motivating staff to embrace person-centeredness