Faculty

Dr. JKP Parmar

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

Department of Family Medicine

Division of Care of the Elderly

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

  • 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 Keywords

Finalization of the study design;recruitment of pa