Carole A. Estabrooks is Professor, Faculty of Nursing, at the University of Alberta, and Tier 1 Canada Research Chair in Knowledge Translation. She is a fellow in the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences (FCAHS) and in the American Academy of Nursing (FAAN). She is Scientific Director of the Knowledge Utilization Studies Program (KUSP) and the pan-Canadian Translating Research in Elder Care (TREC) research program hosted at the University of Alberta. Dr. Estabrooks’ applied health services research program focuses on knowledge translation in the health sciences. She studies the influence of organizations on the use of knowledge and its effects on quality of care, quality of life/quality of end of life and quality of work life outcomes. Her work is primarily situated in the residential long term care sector and focuses increasingly on quality improvement and the spread and scale-up of innovation. Dr. Estabrooks is a past member and vice-chair of CIHR’s Institute of Aging Advisory Board. She is appointed in the University of Alberta’s School of Public Health and is affiliated with the University of Toronto’s Nursing Health Services Research Unit. She is a co-investigator on numerous national and international research projects. She is the 2014 recipient of the CIHR Institute of Aging’s Betty Havens prize in Knowledge Translation. She teaches in the doctoral program and supervises graduate students and postdoctoral fellows. She has developed and continues to evaluate the Alberta Context Tool (ACT) currently in use in nine countries and six languages.