2012 – Dr. Kenneth Rockwood

Professor of Medicine (Geriatric Medicine & Neurology)
Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia Canada
Dr Rockwood 1450_sm Kenneth Rockwood has had a longstanding interest in clinical and epidemiological aspects of frailty, dementia and delirium. He has focused his investigations on the complexity of frailty, and on what can be termed ‘clinico-mathematical correlation’. Dr. Rockwood has published more than 300 peer-reviewed scientific publications and seven books, including the seventh edition of the Brocklehurst’s Textbook of Geriatric Medicine & Gerontology. He is the Kathryn Allen Weldon Professor of Alzheimer research at Dalhousie University, and a staff internist and geriatrician at the Capital District Health Authority in Halifax. He holds several peer-revised grants totaling $6.7 million.A native of Newfoundland, he became a Doctor of Medicine at Memorial University in 1985, completed internal medicine training at the University of Alberta and geriatric medicine at Dalhousie University, where he has been on staff since 1991.