CFN Principal Investigator, Dr. Kenneth Rockwood, wins 2021 Ryman Prize

December 21, 2021

CFN Principal Investigator, Dr. Kenneth Rockwood, was recently awarded the 2021 Ryman Prize, a prestigious international award worth $250,000 that recognizes the best global work focused on quality of life for older adults. The award was presented by the Right Honourable Jacinda Ardern, Prime Minister of New Zealand, in a virtual ceremony.

A leading authority on frailty, Dr. Rockwood’s work is internationally renowned. He is a geriatrician at Halifax’s QEII Health Sciences Centre, a Professor of Geriatric Medicine and Neurology at Dalhousie University, and the Dalhousie Medical Research Foundation Kathryn Allen Weldon Endowed Chair of Alzheimer’s Research. His research interests include clinical and epidemiological aspects of frailty, dementia and delirium, complexity of frailty and clinico-mathematical correlation.

On behalf of our network, CFN extends a big “congratulations”!

Watch the Ryman Prize award ceremony and learn more about Dr. Rockwood by visiting Dalhousie Medical Research Foundation’s news here.

Learn more about Dr. Rockwood’s CFN funded work here.