Dr. Kenneth Rockwood, MD, FRCPC, FRCP

Professor and geriatrician



Department of Medicine, Division of Geriatric Medicine, Dalhousie University
DMRF-Kathryn Allen Allen Weldon Professor of Alzheimer Research
Director, Geriatric Medicine Research
Staff Physician, QEII Health Sciences Centre
Founder of DementiaGuide Inc., a web-based company
Room 1421Veterans’ Memorial Building
5955 Veterans’ Memorial Lane, Halifax, NS
Phone: (902) 473-8687
Fax: (902) 473-1050
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Dr. Kenneth Rockwood, president and chief scientific officer of DementiaGuide Inc., has practiced medicine for nearly 25 years. Along with a degree in medicine from Memorial University (St. John's, Newfoundland), Dr. Rockwood holds a Special Certificate in Internal Medicine, Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of Canada and a Certificate of Special Competence in Geriatric Medicine (Royal College of Physicians of Canada), as well as a Diploma in Geriatric Medicine (Dalhousie University, Nova Scotia). Dr. Rockwood is a senior researcher acting as a key collaborator and research lead on numerous studies in geriatric medicine. In addition to being a specialist in internal medicine and geriatric medicine, he also holds a Masters in Public Administration (Queen's University, Ontario) and has formally provided policy advice at both the provincial and federal levels. He has published more than 200 scientific papers and six books. Rockwood has received awards for research yearly for the last 20 years, including lectureships and prizes from the United Kingdom, Ireland, Australia, Italy, Canada and the United States. He holds appointments as Professor of Medicine (Geriatric Medicine & Neurology); Dalhousie Medical Research Foundation-Kathryn Allen Weldon Professor of Alzheimer Research; Canadian Institutes of Health Research Investigator and staff physician, Department of Medicine, Capital Health, Halifax, Nova Scotia.
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