Lynn McDonald (NICE)


Current Activity
Dr. McDonald, Professor Emeritus, Faculty of Social Work, University of Toronto, is the Scientific Director of the National Initiative for the Care of the Elderly (NICE). Her research interests are in the areas of elder abuse, retirement, older women, pensions and poverty, and knowledge mobilization for older adults.

Areas of Interest

  • Elder abuse 
  • Employment and retirement 
  • Poverty 
  • Older women 

Approaches to Innovation

  • Evaluation
  • Knowledge translation and exchange
  • Resource and tool development


  • University of Toronto