Academic Faculty

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Jasneet K. Parmar, MBBS, DipCOE

Associate Professor, Department of Family Medicine, University of Alberta; Medical Director, CH-Network of Excellence in Seniors' Health and Wellness; Medical Lead, Edmonton Zone Home Living and Transitions, Continuing Care, AHS

Medicine & Dentistry

Family Medicine

About Me

Education

Master of Science in Aging (Ongoing), University of Alberta

Diploma, Care of the Elderly Program, University of Alberta

Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery, Sri Guru Nanak Dev University, India


Certifications and Current Appointments

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

Medical Director, Network of Excellence in Seniors' Health and Wellness, Covenant Health (CH)

Medical Lead, Edmonton Zone Home Living and Transitions, Continuing Care, Alberta Health Services (AHS)


Areas of Clinical Interest

• Development/implementation of community geriatric assessment teams

• Transitions of care for frail elderly

• Medication management in complex older adults


Research Interests

• Support for family caregivers of seniors

• Decision-Making Capacity Assessment

• Collaborative care models for dementia care in the community

• Elder friendly framework for facilities


Research

Selected Publicatons

Parmar J. (2015). Reviewing the Interface of Case Management and Family Caregivers of Seniors' with Complex Needs. Gerontologist [conference abstract]. 2015 Nov; 55 (Suppl 2): 652.

Parmar J. (2015). What are our seniors worth? Alberta Doctors' Digest [Accessed 2015 Dec 6]. 2015; 40(4): 7-8.

Parmar J, (2015). Discovery toolkit for supporting family caregivers of seniors: improving care and caregiver outcomes. Online Publication. Edmonton: 2015 [accessed 2015 Dec 6]. Available from: http://www.covenanthealth.ca/media/121957/discovery-toolkit-supporting-family-caregivers-of-seniors-web.pdf 

Charles L, Parmar J, Dobbs B, Bremault-Phillips S, Babenko O, Triscott J, Tian P. (2015). Decision-Making Capacity Assessment (DMCA) Training for Family Physicians [conference abstract]. Canadian Geriatrics Journal. 2015; 18(3): 195.

Charles L, Parmar J, Bremault-Phillips S, Triscott J, Tian PG, Johnson M. (2015). Supporting Family Caregivers of Seniors with Complex Needs [conference abstract]. Canadian Geriatrics Journal. 2015; 18(3): 186.

Parmar J, Brémault-Phillips S, Charles L. (2015). The Development and Implementation of a Decision-Making Capacity Assessment Model. Canadian Geriatrics Journal, 18(1), 15-28. doi:10.5770/cgj.18.142.

Brémault-Phillips, S., Friesen, S., Moulton, L., Germani, T., Miciak, M., Parmar J., & Rogers, L.G. (2015). Managing Responsive Behaviours: A Wicked Problem Addressed through a Grassroots Approach. Healthcare Quarterly, 18(2), 31-34. doi:10.12927/hcq.2015.24302.

Parmar J, Dobbs B, McKay R, Kirwan C, Cooper T, Marin A, Gupta N. Diagnosis and Management of Dementia in Primary Care. Canadian Family Physician May 2014: vol 60: 458-465.

Parmar J, Jette N, Brémault-Phillips S, Holroyd-Leduc J. Supporting people who care for older family members. CMAJ. 2014 Apr 15;186(7):487-8.