Frank Knoefel

Dr. Knoefel is a Physician at the Bruyère Memory Program and Senior Investigator at the Bruyère Research Institute located in Ottawa. He holds appointments in the Department of Family Medicine, University of Ottawa and Systems and Computer Engineering at Carleton University. His research focuses on the use of technology to help older adults to age in place. His recent work included: a sensor system to reduce the risk of nighttime wandering in persons living with dementia, extracting information about cognitive ability from game playing, and sensors to monitor mobility and driving ability. He is currently the Cognitive Health & Dementia Challenge Area lead at the AGE-WELL.