Meet our Researchers
Schlegel Research Chair in Dementia; Scientific Director, MAREP
School of Public Health and Health Systems
University of Waterloo
Carrie McAiney is an Associate Professor in the School of Public Health Sciences at the University of Waterloo, and Schlegel Research Chair in Dementia and Scientific Director of the Murray Alzheimer Research and Education Program at the Schlegel-UW Research Institute for Aging. She is also the Knowledge Translation and Exchange Co-Lead with the Canadian Consortium on Neurodegeneration in Aging (CCNA). In 2019, Carrie was one of six members of the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences Expert Panel for the Assessment of Evidence and Best Practices, a report requested by the Public Health Agency of Canada to inform the development of the Canadian Dementia Strategy. Carrie’s research involves working in partnership with persons living with dementia, family care partners, providers, and organizations to co-design and evaluate interventions to enhance well-being among persons living with dementia and care partners.