Fonds MSS 244 (A2006-074) - Evelyn Shapiro fonds

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Evelyn Shapiro fonds

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CA UMASC MSS 244 (A2006-074)

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  • 1974-2006 (Creation)
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    Shapiro, Evelyn

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0.87 m of textual records

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Biographical history

Evelyn Shapiro, C.M. is an internationally respected speaker, researcher, educator, and an expert on aging and health care issues in Manitoba. She is a senior researcher with Manitoba Care Home Program and a professor and a senior scholar in the Department of Community Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Manitoba. Evelyn Shapiro is a well known for developing and implementing the first provincial home care program in Manitoba. She is an author of many articles dealing with aging population, universal home care, and health care reforms. As a senior policy advisor to the Minister of Health, Manitoba Provincial Government, she has consulted many health care professional organizations and served on health advisory committees. Her research was instrumental in developing similar programs in other parts of Canada. Evelyn Shapiro is a recipient of many honors and awards, including an honorary Doctor of Laws degree, University of Manitoba (2000) and the Order of Canada (2007). She is a passionate advocate for a geriatric care in Canada.

Education: McGill U. Political Science and Economics

Positions: U Man instructor Geriatric Clinical Teaching Unit; Senior Researcher Manitoba Centre for Health Policy & Evaluation; Senior Scholar Dept of Community Health Sciences; Research Assoc of the Aging in Manitoba Longitudinal Study

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The fonds was donated to the University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections by Evelyn Shapiro in 2006.

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The fonds consists of Evelyn Shapiro's articles, speeches, correspondence, the history of the implementation of Universal Home Care Program in Manitoba and her involvement in the community (Civic Reform Coalition).

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This collection is arranged into seven series:

1. Curriculum Vitae, Awards
2. Civil Reform Coalition, 1974-76
3. Reprints - articles by Evelyn Shapiro and Associates
4. Chapters - written by Evelyn Shapiro
5. Speeches, 1977-2005
6. Universal Home Care Program, 1977-2001
7. Logan Area Expropriation Inquiry, 1981-82

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Box 7, Folder 4 is confidential. Please consult the archives for further information.
There are no more restrictions on access.

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The finding aid was created and encoded by Vladimira Zvonik (2007). Revised by N. Courrier (July 2019).

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