Neena L. Chappell, PhD, FRSC, holds a Canada Research Chair in Social Gerontology and is a Professor Emeritus of Sociology at the University of Victoria. Dr. Chappell was founding Director of the Centre on Aging at the University of Manitoba (1982 – 1992) and first Director of the Centre on Aging at the University of Victoria (1992 – 2002), developing both into world-class research facilities while ensuring accessibility to the community.
For over 30 years, she has been conducting gerontological research, focusing on issues around care giving, social support, dementia care, health services, health care policy, and healthy aging, in the West and in China. Dr. Chappell promotes the integration of relevance and scientific rigour. She has published more than 300 academic articles, chapters and reports. She has published 9 books including two edited. She is currently president of the Canadian Association on Gerontology and president elect of Academy II (Social Sciences) of the Royal Society of Canada.
Commentaries by Dr. Neena Chappell:
Interviews with Dr. Neena Chappell:
Audio Podcast: Rethinking long-term care for seniors in Canada
Audio Podcast: Will Senior Care in Canada Break the Bank?
Audio Podcast: Re-thinking care for Canada’s aging population
Audio Podcast: Time to re-think health care policy for the elderly
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