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Andrew Costa, Schlegel Research Chair in Clinical Epidemiology, will discuss the state of knowledge on factors that influence the risk of infection in long-term care homes, including vaccines. He will also focus on the need for a 3rd COVID-19 vaccine for residents, and ongoing research to understand immune protection.
In the latest Walk with Me webinar, we will explore the environment and how it shapes the experiences of people living with dementia.
We are saddened to hear that Safieddin (Ali) Safavi-Naeini, RIA research scientist and Professor in Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Waterloo, has passed away.
The RIA and the Centre for Family Medicine Family Health Team are pleased to announce the renewal of Schlegel Research Chair Dr. Linda Lee as chair in primary care for elders.
The RIA congratulates Schlegel Research Chairs Heather Keller and Veronique Boscart for their appointment to the National Long-Term Care (LTC) Service Standards Technical Committee.