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Larry Chambers

Affiliate Scientist ICES uOttawa Life Stage Research Program


Larry W. Chambers has authored 189 articles and books on community prevention and control of disease and disorders, including influenza, and health promotion programs for older adults. International journals have published his work on design, measurement and evaluation of health programs such as organizational change to improve long term care homes prevention of infectious disease. He has enhanced capacity of governmental and non-governmental partner agencies by connecting research and innovation projects to policy and strategies. His expertise also lies in assembling, managing and leading interdisciplinary research and innovation project teams involving clinicians, faculty and public health. Professor Chambers presently is research director of the Niagara Regional Campus, School of Medicine, McMaster University. In addition to his work with his consulting company, he maintains appointments with the Department of Research Methods, Evidence and Impact, McMaster University (Professor Emeritus); as well as with the Bruyère Research Institute; School of Epidemiology and Public Health , University of Ottawa, Faculty of Health, York University; and, the Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences. From 2013 to 2017, he was scientific advisor to the Alzheimer Society of Canada. Larry is a Fellow with the American College of Epidemiology, Honorary Fellow with the Faculty of Public Health of the United Kingdom and Fellow with the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences.

  • PhD, Community Medicine, Memorial Universitiy of Newfoundland
  • MSc, Design, Measurement and Evaluation, Faculty of Health Sciences, McMaster University
  • BA, Political Science, McMaster University
  • Geriatrics and aging
  • Neurological disorders
  • Screening and prevention
  • Health services research
  • Chronic diseases and conditions
  • Professor Emeritus, Department of Health Research Methods, Evidence and Impact, McMaster University
  • Research Director Niagara Regional Campus, Michael G. DeGroote School of Medicine, McMaster Uinversity
  • Researcher, Bruyere Research Institute
  • Fellow, Canadian Academy of Health Sciences
  • Fellow, American College of Epidemiology
  • Honorary Fellow, Faculty of Public Health of the United Kingdom.

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