Colleen Maxwell, BSc, MA, PhD

Colleen Maxwell, BSc, MA, PhD

Professor, Schools of Pharmacy and Public Health and Health Systems, University of Waterloo

Dr. Colleen Maxwell is a Professor with the Schools of Pharmacy and Public Health and Health Systems, University of Waterloo, an Adjunct Scientist with ICES, and an Adjunct Professor with the Department of Community Health Sciences and Medicine, University of Calgary. Dr. Maxwell obtained her BSc Health Studies, her MA in Gerontology, and her PhD in Health Studies at the University of Waterloo. She completed a post-doctoral fellowship at Élisabeth-Bruyère Health Centre and the University of Ottawa. Dr. Maxwell’s primary research interests are in the areas of Pharmacoepidemiology and Aging with a particular focus on Alzheimer’s disease and vascular dementia, depression and health services and outcomes research. She is also involved in national and international research examining the health and quality of care needs of older residents within Assisted Living and Long Term Care settings.