Kevin Donald Willison, B.A., M.A., Ph.D.

Kevin Donald Willison, B.A., M.A., Ph.D.

External Adjunct Professor (Sociology), Lakehead University

Kevin Donald Willison (Lakehead University)


Current Activity
Kevin’s work focuses on enhancing community-based rehabilitation; enhancing chronic disease management via use of technology; and exploring social determinants of health and health-related quality of life.

Areas of Interest

  • Chronic disease and aging
  • End-of-life and/or palliative care
  • Frailty
  • Policy
  • Socialization and participation
  • Healthy aging
  • Integrated service delivery
  • Poverty
  • Technology
  • Research Methodology
  • Community Based Participatory Research

Approaches to Innovation

  • Policy development
  • Evaluation
  • Community development
  • Network building
  • Knowledge translation and exchange


  • Rehabilitation Care Alliance (Toronto)
  • Institute for Life Course and Aging (University of Toronto)

Student Mentorship

  • Master’s students
  • Ph.D. students
  • Older adults pursuing higher education