Faculty

Dr. Bonnie Dobbs

Professor, Department of Family Medicine; Director, Medically At-Risk Driver Centre; Director of Research, Division of Care of the Elderly, Department of Family Medicine

Department of Family Medicine

Division of Care of the Elderly

About Me

Current Appointments

Professor, Department of Family Medicine, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Alberta

Director, Medically At-Risk Driver Centre, Department of Family Medicine, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Alberta

Director of Research, Division of Care of the Elderly, Department of Family Medicine, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Alberta

Research Affiliate, Glenrose Rehabilitation Hospital

Research

  • Identification of medically at-risk and medically impaired drivers
  • The role of support groups to reduce the emotional and mobility consequences of driving cessation for drivers and their families
  • The role of alternate transportation in maintaining the mobility, independence, and safety of seniors and persons with disabilities
  • The role of policies and practices to promote and support transportation mobility
  • The process of capacity building in the promotion of transportation mobility for seniors and persons with disabilities
  • Care of the Elderly (dementia, caregiving, capacity assessment, frailty, core competencies)

Research Keywords

Alternate transportation, seniors