Dr. Gutman developed and directed both the Simon Fraser University Gerontology Research Centre and the Gerontology Department (formerly called the Gerontology Program) from 1982 - 2005. In 2010, she was elected the 3rd President of the International Network for Prevention of Elder Abuse (INPEA); a position she held until August 2014. Currently, and until 2017 she is a member of INPEA's Board of Directors in the position of Immediate Past President. As well, Dr. Gutman is Professor Emerita in the SFU Gerontology Department and a Research Associate in the Gerontology Research Centre. She is widely known in the field of gerontology as an educator, researcher, and consultant. Dr. Gutman’ s research interests are wide-ranging; including seniors’ housing, long term care, health promotion, dementia care, environmental design of age-friendly hospitals and cities, and seniors emergency preparedness.

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