Dr. Larry Chambers* BA MSc PhD FACE HonFFPH (UK) FCAHS

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Dr. Larry Chambers* BA MSc PhD FACE HonFFPH (UK) FCAHS
Professor

Chief Scientist, Bruyère Research Institute

Office: (905) 878-8603
Mobile: (905) 749-1282
Work E-mail: lchambers@bruyere.org

Larry Chambers

Biography

Larry W. Chambers is Scientific Advisor to the Alzheimer Society of Canada. He maintains appointments with the Bruyère  Research Institute, as well as with the University of Ottawa, McMaster University (Professor Emeritus), York University, the Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences and the Nursing Best Practice Research Centre. He is an investigator with the Canadian Longitudinal Study on Aging. The 2012 Canadian Institutes of Health Research – Canadian Medical Association Journal Top Achievements in Health Research Award was awarded to Dr. Chambers and his colleagues for the Cardiovascular Health Awareness Program which is now a demonstration project with the Quebec Strategy for Patient-Oriented Research Support Unit. He is author or co-author of over 165 peer-reviewed publications in scientific journals. Dr. Chambers is a Fellow with the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences, a Fellow with the American College of Epidemiology, and Honorary Fellow with the Faculty of Public Health of the United Kingdom. He is also a member of the Board of Directors of the Change Foundation.

Selected Publications

  • Chambers LW, Wilson K, Hawken S, Puxty J, Crowe L, Lam P, Farmanova-Haynes E, McNeil SA, McCarthy A. Impact of the Ottawa Influenza Decision Aid: Healthcare Personnel’s Influenza Immunization Decision: A Randomized Trial. Journal of Hospital Infection 2012; 82:194-202.
  • Chambers LW, Kaczorowski J, O’Rielly S, Ignagni S, Hearps SJC. Comparison of Blood Pressure Measurement using an Automated Blood Pressure Device in Community Pharmacies and Physicians? Offices: The Collingwood-Creemore randomized controlled trial. CMAJ Open.10.9778/cmajo.20130005 cmajo April 9, 2013 vol. 1 no. 1 E37-E42
  • Chambers LW, Crowe L, Lam P, MacDougall D, McNeil, S, Roth V , Suh K, Dalzell C, Baker D, DeCoutere S, Hall H, Ramsay H, McCarthy A. A New Approach to Improving Healthcare Personnel Influenza Immunization Programs: A Randomized Controlled Trial. PLoS ONE 2015:10(3): e0118368. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0118368

Fields of Interest

  • Community Cardiovascular Health Awareness
  • Interdisciplinary Collaboration in Service Delivery
  • Health Surveillance
  • Support of Caregivers of people with Alzheimer's disease and other Dementias
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