Alexandrea Peel, MD, FRCPC

Alexandrea Peel, MD, FRCPC

Geriatrician - Gateway Centre of Excellence in Rural Health

Alexandrea Peel (Gateway Centre of Excellence in Rural Health)


Current Activity
Mainly working as a collaborator and consultant on multiple projects focusing on rural seniors- health coaching for caregivers, digital tools for rural seniors, proving transitions for rural older adults with chronic disease, appropriate pain medication in long-term care.

Areas of Interest

  • Age-friendly communities
  • Chronic disease and aging
  • End of life/ Palliative care
  • Frailty
  • Health promotion
  • Mobility issues
  • Non-pharmacological treatment
  • Pain
  • Polypharmacy
  • Caregiver support and education
  • Fall and injury prevention
  • Retirement and employment
  • Housing (Staying at “home”, retirement homes, assisted living, long term care)
  • Nutrition
  • Elder abuse
  • Isolation
  • Mental health
  • Neurodegenerative diseases
  • Policy
  • Sleep
  • Socialization and participation
  • Substance use/ geriatric addictions

Approaches to Innovation

  • Integrated models of community/services delivery


  • Frail Seniors Project