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Larry Chambers

Larry W. Chambers, is the scientific advisor to the Alzheimer Society of Canada and scientist with the Bruyère Research Institute, a partnership of the University of Ottawa and Bruyère Continuing Care which comprises two long-term care homes, continuing care and rehabilitation hospital, family health team, memory disorder clinic, and geriatric day hospital. In addition to work as a health services research consultant, he is a professor in the Department of Epidemiology and Community Medicine, University of Ottawa and professor emeritus in the Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, adjunct professor, Faculty of Health, York University and affiliate scientist, Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences. His research, education, consultation, and administrative responsibilities focus on epidemiology and program evaluation issues related to healthy aging, community health, and local-level health policy development. Professor Chambers' recent research includes studies of community cardiovascular health promotion and influenza immunization of health care healthcare personnel. Organizations providing financial support for his research and knowledge translation activities include the Canadian Institutes for Health Research and the Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-term Care.