Jordana Salma

Jordana Salma

Speaker Bio:
Jordana Salma is a Registered Nurse and an Assistant Professor in the Faculty of Nursing at the University of Alberta. Her research program focuses on the health and well-being of immigrant and racialized older adults in Canada. Jordana's work explores diverse experiences of aging and aims to address health inequities that emerge from multiple intersections of disadvantage. The majority of her research to date has been with Arab, South Asian, African and Muslim communities in Alberta. Jordana uses participatory approaches to engage communities in the research process and using story telling to highlight the perspectives of older adults. Examples of research that she is currently working on includes exploring Muslim older women's experiences of social connectedness, addressing climate change resilience in immigrant older adults, and evaluating immigrant older adults' digital literacy needs.

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UPDATED: February 27, 2023

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