Kenneth Rockwood, MD, MPA, FRCPC
5955 Veterans’ Memorial Lane
Suite 1421 Veterans' Memorial Building
Halifax, NS B3H 2E1
- clinical and epidemiological aspects of frailty, dementia and delirium
- complexity of frailty
- clinico-mathematical correlation
Dr. Kenneth Rockwood is a professor of medicine (geriatric medicine and community health & epidemiology) at Dalhousie, a Canadian Institutes of Health Research investigator and an active staff physician. He is also the Kathryn Allen Weldon Professor of Alzheimer Research at Dalhousie University. A native of Newfoundland, he received his MD from Memorial University, and completed internal medicine training at the University of Alberta and geriatric medicine at Dalhousie University.
A leading authority on frailty, Dr. Rockwood has more than 400 peer-reviewed publications and nine books to his credit, including the eighth edition of the Brocklehurst’s Textbook of Geriatric Medicine & Gerontology. He is a member of the executive committee of the Canadian Collaboration on Neurodegeneration in Aging, and leads it's Quality of Life theme, and The Knowledge Translation platform.