VHA Research

Anna C. Reed

VHA Research

Anna Reed

Anna C. Reed BSW, MSW, RSW

2022 Graduate Research Award Winner

Anna Reed is a social worker and a PhD candidate at the Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation at the University of Toronto. Anna’s work and research interests include aging care, staffing policies in home and long-term care, as well as emergency medicine. Anna’s doctoral research explores the experiences of personal support workers who hold multiple jobs. Specifically, her research focuses on whey personal support workers engage in this practice and what impact it has on their lives inside and outside of work. Anna hopes this research will contribute to improved staffing policies in the home and community care sectors.

VHA Research Area of Focus: Safer Teams