University of Calgary

Neil A. Drummond

  • Adjunct Professor
  • Full Time Faculty
  • Part Time Faculty
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Dr. Neil Drummond is an epidemiologist with interests principally in care for dementia in primary care, primary care surveillance and research, the public health-primary care interface and health care for vulnerable communities, especially the homeless and those living in poverty.

Dr. Drummond leads a pan-Canadian research collaboration, the 'DementiaNET', which includes researchers, clinicians and policymakers who are now focusing on analyzing dementia data from the Canadian Primary Care Sentinel Surveillance Network -CPCSSN- (for which he is a Co-Principal Investigator). 'CPCSSN' is uploading anonymous clinical data from the electronic medical records of around 450 sentinel family physicians across the country.

Dr. Drummond also leads the Southern Alberta Primary Care Research Network and is contributing to the development of a provincial primary care research network. His methodological interests include trials, survey designs, cohort studies and clinical data analysis. He is a professor and holds the UA Research Chair in Primary Care in the Department of Family Medicine.

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