Aging and Health


Ontario Interdisciplinary Council for Aging and Health 2020-21

The Ontario Interdisciplinary Council for Aging & Health seeks to enhance the well-being of older adults in Ontario by promoting partnerships and collaboration among universities and stakeholders to improve interdisciplinary and interprofessional education, research, policy and practice related to aging.

Key Contact

Monica Smith

Administrative Coordinator/Policy Analyst

ext. 247 | [email protected]

Dr. Kimberley GammageAssociate Professor, Department of NursingBrock University
Dr. Steven PrusAssociate Professor, Department of Sociology and AnthropologyCarleton University
Dr. Kimberley WilsonAssistant Professor, Department of Family Relations and Applied NutritionGuelph University
Dr. Peter BrinkMPH & MHSc Graduate Coordinator Associate Professor Department of Health SciencesLakehead University
Dr. John LewkoFull Professor, School of Rural and Northern HealthLaurentian University
Dr. James GillettAssociate Professor, Department of Health, Aging and SocietyMcMaster University
Dr. Jim McAuliffeProfessor, Director, School of Physical and Health EducationNipissing University
Dr. Trevor SmithAssociate Professor, Department of SociologyNipissing University
Dr. Ellie D. BergerAssociate Professor, Department of SociologyNipissing University
Dr. Manon LemondeAssociate Professor, Faculty of Health SciencesOntario Tech University
Dr. Winnie SunAssistant Professor, Faculty of Health SciencesOntario Tech University
Dr. Colleen FloodProfessor, Common Law SectionUniversity of Ottawa
Dr. Linda GarciaFull Professor, Director – LIFE Research Institute, Faculty of Health SciencesUniversity of Ottawa
Dr. John PuxtyChair, Division of Geriatric MedicineQueen’s University
Dr. David BurnesProfessor, Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social WorkUniversity of Toronto
Dr. Lisa CranleyAssistant Professor, Lawrence S. Bloomberg Faculty of NursingUniversity of Toronto
Dr. Anthony LombardoAcademic Coordinator, Aging and GerontologyToronto Metropolitan University
Dr. Ingrid BrennerAssociate Professor, Trent/Fleming School of NursingTrent University
Dr. Elizabeth McCrillisAssistant Professor and Director, Trent Centre for Aging & SocietyTrent University
Dr. Laura MiddletonAssociate Professor, Kinesiology and Health SciencesUniversity of Waterloo
Dr. Marie SavundranayagamAssociate Professor, School of Health StudiesWestern University
Dr. Diano F. MarroneAssociate Professor, Department of PsychologyWilfrid Laurier University
Dr. Stephen D. PerryProfessor, Biomechanics/Neuroscience, Kinesiology & Physical EducationWilfrid Laurier University
Dr. Lorna de WittAssociate Professor, Faculty of NursingUniversity of Windsor
Dr. Tamara Daly (Chair)Professor, School of Health Policy and ManagementYork University

Guest Member

Ms. Gerda KaegiSeniors Representatives
Dr. Norm ShulmanSeniors Representatives

COU Secretariat

Monica SmithAdministrative Coordinator/Policy Analyst