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Webinar – Population based research on the health of older Veterans in Canada: The Canadian Longitudinal Study on Aging
January 25, 2023 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmFree
(1) To become familiar with the design and conduct of the Canadian Longitudinal Study on Aging
(2) To learn about the characteristics of self-identified Veterans who are participants in the Canadian Longitudinal Study on Aging
(3) To be introduced to a research program on Veterans’ health in Canada.
Dr. Christina Wolfson is Professor in the departments of Epidemiology, Biostatistics & Occupational Health, and Medicine, at McGill University, and senior scientist in the Brain Repair and Integrative Neuroscience Program, Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre. Her program of research concerns the epidemiology of neurodegenerative disorders including dementia, multiple sclerosis, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, epilepsy and Parkinson’s disease. She is a principal investigator on the Canadian Longitudinal Study on Aging, leading the Neurological Conditions Initiative and the Veterans Health Initiative. Dr. Wolfson has served on five U. S. National Academy of Sciences Committees examining the neurological health of Veterans.