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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Associate Professor

Biography

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

Selected publications and creative works (Research Outputs)

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  • Boyd, M., Armstrong, D., Parker, J., Pilcher, C., Zhou, L., McKenzie-Green, B., & Connolly, M. J. (2014). Do gerontology nurse specialists make a difference in hospitalization of long-term care residents? Results of a randomized comparison trial. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, 62 (10), 1962-1967. 10.1111/jgs.13022
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Martin Connolly
  • Connolly, M. J., Broad, J. B., Boyd, M., Kerse, N., & Gott, M. (2013). Residential aged care: The de facto hospice for New Zealand's older people. Australasian Journal on Ageing
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Merryn Gott, Martin Connolly, Ngaire Kerse, Joanna Broad
  • Boyd, M. L., Bowman, C., Broad, J. B., & Connolly, M. J. (2012). International comparison of long term care resident dependency across four countries (1998-2009): A descriptive study. Australasian Journal on Ageing, 31 (4), 233-240. 10.1111/j.1741-6612.2011.00584.x
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Martin Connolly, Joanna Broad
  • Boyd, M., Broad, J. B., Kerse, N., Foster, S., von Randow, M., Lay-Yee, R., ... Connolly, M. J. (2011). Twenty-year trends in dependency in residential aged care in Auckland, New Zealand: a descriptive study. J Am Med Dir Assoc, 12 (7), 535-540. 10.1016/j.jamda.2011.01.014
    URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2292/12634
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Martin Connolly, Ngaire Kerse, Joanna Broad, Martin von Randow, Carol Chelimo
  • Broad, J. B., Boyd, M., Kerse, N., Whitehead, N., Chelimo, C., Lay-Yee, R., ... Connolly, M. J. (2011). Residential aged care in Auckland, New Zealand 1988-2008: do real trends over time match predictions?. Age Ageing, 40 (4), 487-494. 10.1093/ageing/afr056
    URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2292/7144
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Martin Connolly, Ngaire Kerse, Joanna Broad, Martin von Randow, Carol Chelimo
  • Boyd, M., Koziol-McLain, J., Yates, K., Kerse, N., McLean, C., Pilcher, C., & Robb, G. (2008). Emergency department case-finding for high-risk older adults: the Brief Risk Identification for Geriatric Health Tool (BRIGHT). Acad Emerg Med, 15 (7), 598-606. 10.1111/j.1553-2712.2008.00157.x
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Ngaire Kerse
  • Kerse, N. M., Boyd, M., McLean, C., Koziol-McLain, J., & Robb, G. (2008). The BRIGHT tool. Age and Ageing, 37 (5), 553-558. 10.1093/ageing/afn145
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Ngaire Kerse

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M&HS BUILDING 505 - Bldg 505
Level 2, Room 239
85 PARK RD
GRAFTON
AUCKLAND 1023
New Zealand

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