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Dr. Kenneth Rockwood

Frailty and Elder Care Network, Nova Scotia Health

Dr. Kenneth Rockwood is a professor of Geriatric Medicine and Neurology and the Kathryn Allen Weldon Professor of Alzheimer Research at Dalhousie University. He is a Senior Director of the Frailty and Elder Care Network at Nova Scotia Health and is an Honorary Professor of Population Science and Experimental Medicine, University College, London. 

He obtained his MD from Memorial University of Newfoundland, and subsequently completed Internal Medicine Training at the University of Alberta and Geriatric Medicine at Dalhousie University. His research interests include clinical and epidemiological aspects of frailty, dementia and delirium, complexity of frailty and clinico-mathematical correlation.

Dr. Rockwood’s Clinical Frailty Scale is used internationally, and he has made a massive contribution to scientific literature with hundreds of peer reviewed articles and contributions in the world’s leading medical research journals.

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