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Dr. Jacqueline McMillan

Dr. Jacqueline McMillan is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Geriatric Medicine at the University of Calgary. Her clinical and research interests are in the care of older adults living with HIV.

WEBINAR: Top 10 Research Papers


Dr. Adrian Wagg

Dr. Adrian Wagg is a specialist in Geriatric and General Medicine with expertise in health services research. He is currently a Professor in the Department of Medicine at the University of Alberta and Professor of Continence Sciences at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden. He is Deputy Head of the Department of Medicine at the University of Alberta. Dr. Wagg has significant front-line experience in healthcare administration and systems development, a strong knowledge of operational issues and an in-depth perspective of healthcare of older Albertans. Dr. Wagg holds the Alberta Health Services Chair in Healthy Ageing. His research interests involve improving care for people with urinary incontinence, community engagement and the quality of care for older people in nursing homes. He is active in national and international clinical practice guideline development and is the Co-Chair of the International Consultation on Incontinence; prior to this he was General Secretary of the International Continence Society. In his service to the community, Dr. Wagg is President of the Canadian Continence Foundation and participates in numerous other activities promoting health literacy and the healthy ageing of seniors.

WEBINAR: Top 10 Research Papers


Dr. William Gibson

Dr. Gibson completed medical school at the University of Sheffield, UK, and received higher specialist training in general internal medicine and geriatrics in South Yorkshire, UK. He moved to Canada in 2013 to complete his PhD in medicine at the University of Alberta, examining the association between falls and lower urinary tract symptoms in older adults. He is currently appointed Assistant Professor and Consultant Geriatrician at the UoA, and has a clinical and research interest in continence and interface geriatrics.

WEBINAR: Top 10 Research Papers


Dr. Jenny Thain

Dr. Jenny Thain is an Assistant Professor of Geriatric Medicine, Western University. Her clinical interest is osteoporosis and fragility fracture care. She is clinical lead for the London orthogeriatric hip fracture program.

WEBINAR: Fragility Fracture Care in Older Adults



Dr. Alex Papaioannou

Dr. Alexandra Papaioannou (@dr_alexandrap) is a Professor in the Department of Medicine and a Geriatrician at Hamilton Health Sciences. She is Executive Director of the GERAS Centre for Aging Research at Hamilton Health Sciences. She holds an Eli Lilly Research Chair at McMaster University. She has a joint appointment in the Division of Rheumatology, and is past Director, Division of Geriatric Medicine, McMaster. Dr Papaioannou is an Associate Member in the Department of Health Research Methods, Evidence and Impact, and a faculty member in the Medical Sciences, Physiology & Pharmacology Graduate Studies Program.

WEBINAR: Fragility Fracture Care in Older Adults


Dr. Angela Juby

Professor of Medicine, Division of Geriatrics, Department of Medicine, University of Alberta.

WEBINAR: Fragility Fracture Care in Older Adults


Dr. Darren Burback

Darren Burback is a Clinical Associate Professor in the Section of Geriatric Medicine at the University of Calgary. His clinical work consists of inpatient and outpatient consults, including patients with BPSD, and he has an interest in undergraduate and postgraduate medical education.

WEBINAR: Optimal Management of Responsive Behaviours in Dementia


Dr.  Heidi Schmaltz

Dr. Schmaltz completed her medical degree and internal medicine residency at McGill University, followed by a clinical & research fellowship in Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. Currently, she provides inpatient and outpatient geriatric medicine consults in Calgary and area. Clinically, she particularly enjoys the challenges of delirium and dementia care, particularly reactive behaviours. Dr. Schmaltz is also the Rural Geriatric Medicine Outreach lead for Senior’s Health in Calgary, and supports the south end of Alberta Health Service’s Calgary Zone.

An award-winning educator, she is passionate about her work in Continuing Medical Education/ Continuing Professional Development both locally through the University of Calgary and nationally with the Canadian Geriatrics Society.

WEBINAR: Optimal Management of Responsive Behaviours in Dementia


Dr. Lori Montgomery 

Lori Montgomery MD CCFP FCFP CHE is a family physician with fellowship training in pain management, including headache, neuromusculoskeletal pain, pelvic pain and palliative care. She is medical leader of the Alberta Health Services Calgary Pain Program, where her clinical work includes headache and neuromusculoskeletal pain management together with a large multidisciplinary outpatient team. She consults with the Chronic Pain Consult Service at Calgary’s four adult acute care sites, and supports Primary Care Network pain teams in the community. She is a member of the Southern Alberta Primary Care Research Network, a clinical associate professor in the Departments of Family Medicine and Anesthesiology, Peri-Operative and Pain Management at the University of Calgary, and involved in teaching at the undergraduate, postgraduate, and CPD levels.

WEBINAR: Challenges in Managing Chronic Pain


Dr. Mohammed Khusheim

Dr. Khusheim is an IMG from Saudi Arabia that completed internal medicine at the University of Alberta. He is currently underdoing training in geriatric medicine at the University of Calgary with interests in public health and policy in geriatrics. He also completed a Master of Public Health from Johns Hopkins. He founded Ageless Agenda, a geriatric medicine public health educational website geared towards educating older adults and families directly.

WEBINAR: Cognitive Screening Tools: Which One When (and When Not)


Dr. Alison Howley

Alison is completing her Geriatric Medicine training at the University of Calgary, and is currently a
PGY-5.

WEBINAR: Cognitive Screening Tools: Which One When (and When Not)



Dr. Taylor Wong

Taylor is a fifth-year Geriatric Medicine resident at the University of Calgary. He attended medical school at the University of Alberta, followed by Internal Medicine training in Calgary.

WEBINAR: Cognitive Screening Tools: Which One When (and When Not)



Dr. Paula Pearce

WEBINAR: Cognitive Screening Tools: Which One When (and When Not)










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