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Jessica Hsieh

MSW (2016, University of Toronto)
BA (Hons.) (2013, York University)

Jessica Hsieh is a PhD Candidate at the Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work at the University of Toronto. She received her Master of Social Work (MSW) degree, with a specialization in gerontology, from the University of Toronto and her Honours Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from York University. Her PhD research is focused on elder abuse of persons living with dementia by their adult child caregivers.

Jessica has extensive experience in research project management. Most recently, she has led a diverse range of research projects focused on elder abuse within the community, the impacts of the opioid crisis among seniors, palliative care education, seniors’ financial literacy, knowledge mobilization among older adults, and human trafficking of the elderly.