Kristine Newman

Dr. Kristine Newman is an Associate Professor at the Daphne Cockwell School of Nursing at Ryerson University in Toronto, Canada. Dr. Newman's research interests lie in three broad themes: (1) Knowledge Translation - Health Evidence, (2) Assistive Technologies to detect agitation in persons with dementia, and (3) Dementia: Awareness, Intergenerational relations, and caregivers. She has built a research program surrounding her expertise in gerontological nursing practice, and knowledge translation. Her knowledge dissemination involves an arts-based approach that makes research accessible and impactful to various audiences. Such projects include: Spare a Thought for Dementia (T4D) campaign ( and Embody – Experiencing Dementia through New Media (

  • UHN Professor Research
  • knowledge translation
  • Gerotechnology
  • Geriatric Rehabilitation Nursing
  • Dementia awareness
  • Caregivers