M.D. (Doctor of Medicine)
Research and teaching
- Dementia & Cognitive Disorders
Dr. Jayna Holroyd-Leduc is an academic geriatrician. She completed residency training in Internal Medicine and Geriatric Medicine at the University of Toronto, before completing a research fellowship in quality improvement and research methodology at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) through the VA Quality Scholar program. She is currently the Department of Medicine Deputy Head (academic), Geriatric Medicine Division Head, and Professor in the Departments of Medicine and Community Health Sciences at the University of Calgary. She is the Brenda Strafford Foundation Chair in Geriatric Medicine.
Her major research interests involve the use of knowledge translation (KT) science to improve the care provided to older adults. Her research has focused in the areas of dementia, delirium and frailty. She is the KT Committee Chair of the Canadian Frailty Network, a Networks of Centres of Excellence (NCE) network funded to improve the care of the frail elderly.