Dr. Larry W. Chambers

larry-imageDr. Larry W. Chambers is the Scientific Advisor to the Alzheimer Society of Canada. From 2001 to 2011, Dr. Chambers was the President and Chief Scientist with the Bruyère Research Institute, a partnership of Bruyère Continuing Care and the University of Ottawa to support research into continuing care and quality of life for older adults. Dr. Chambers also remains active in research. He maintains an appointment with the Bruyère Research Institute, as well as with the University of Ottawa, McMaster University (Professor Emeritus), York University and the Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences. His research and consultation interests focus on epidemiology and program evaluation issues related to healthy aging, public health, and post-professional education. He is an investigator with the Canadian Longitudinal Study on Aging (CLSA) . Over the past 10 years, he was principal and/or co-principal investigator for 30 externally funded, peer-reviewed projects totalling over $14 million. During his career, he has been lead author or co-author on over 160 peer-reviewed publications in scientific journals. Dr. Chambers is a fellow with the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences, a fellow with the American College of Epidemiology and honorary fellow with the Faculty of Public Health in the United Kingdom. He has worked as a visiting professor at the University of Oxford, United Kingdom, the World Health Organization Regional Office for Europe (Copenhagen), the University of Copenhagen, and the University of Montpellier, France.

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