Associate Professor Michal Lynn Boyd

• 1996 MSN Adult Nurse Practitioner, University of Colorado (USA) • 1994 ND Nursing Doctorate, University of Colorado (USA) • 1992 MS Biology/mammalian physiology. Northern Arizona University (USA) • 1986 BS Biology/secondary ed. Brigham Young University (USA)

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Honorary Associate Professor


Main Focus is Gerontology, Long Term Conditions and Advanced Nursing Practice. Dr Michal Boyd is a Nurse Practitioner and Associate Professor with School of Nursing and Freemasons’ Department of Geriatric Medicine, University of Auckland. Her main research interests are care of older adults in the community and residential aged care, and advanced nursing practice. She is currently primary investigator for the “End of life with dementia” study funded by the National Science Challenge: Ageing Well stream. She was co-investigator for the HRC funded “Aged Residential Care Healthcare Utilisation Study (ARCHUS)“ and “Aged Residential Care Implementation Project (ARCHIP)”. As Clinical Leader for Waitemata DHB Community Services for Older Adults she implemented the “Residential Aged Care Integration Programme” She was co-PI for the Auckland OPAL study examining changes in disability levels of aged care residents over twenty years.

Areas of expertise

Gerontology, Aged Residential Care, Primary Healthcare of Older People, Palliative Care of Frail Older People, Advanced Nursing Practice, Nurse Practitioner

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Primary office location

M&HS BUILDING 505 - Bldg 505
Level 2, Room 239
New Zealand

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