L Charles

Professor, Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry - Family Medicine Dept


Professor, Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry - Family Medicine Dept
(780) 735-8800


Area of Study / Keywords



Diploma, Care of the Elderly Program, University of Alberta

Residency, Family Medicine, University of Alberta

Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBChB), University of Edinburgh, UK

Bachelor of Science (Medical Science) Honours in Pharmacology, University of Edinburgh

Certifications and Current Appointments

Certificant, College of Family Physicians of Canada, with Certificate of Added Competence in Care of the Elderly (CAC COE)

Professor, Department of Family Medicine, University of Alberta

Program Director, Division of Care of the Elderly, Department of Family Medicine, University of Alberta

Care of the Elderly Physician, Grey Nuns Community Hospital 

Areas of Clinical Interest

� Dementia

� Delirium

� Treatment of Osteoporosis


� Care of the Elderly Program

� Care of the Elderly Graduates Research

� Decision-Making Capacity Assessment

� Core Competencies

� Caregivers

Featured Publications

Parmar J.K., L’Heureux T., Anderson S., Duggleby W., Pollard C., Poole L., Charles L., Sonnenberg L.K., Leslie M., McGhan G., Huhn A., Sereda S., Marion C., Tarnowski G., Mah J., Melenberg D., Weir C., Pooler C., MacLachlan N., Bremault-Phillips S., Tian P.G.J., Sacrey L.A.R.

BMC Health Services Research. 2022 December; 22 (1) 10.1186/s12913-022-07689-w

L’Heureux, T.; Parmar, J.; Dobbs, B.; Charles, L.; Tian, P.G.J.; Sacrey, L.-A.; Anderson, S.

Heathcare. 2022 June; 10 10.3390/healthcare10071155

Parmar J., Sacrey L.A., Anderson S., Charles L., Dobbs B., McGhan G., Shapkin K., Tian P., Triscott J.

Health and Social Care in the Community. 2022 May; 30 (3):856-868 10.1111/hsc.13578

Charles L., Kothavade U., Brémault-Phillips S., Chan K., Dobbs B., Tian P.G.J., Polard S., Parmar J.

International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 2022 February; 19 (3) 10.3390/ijerph19031560

Triscott J.A.C., Dobbs B., Charles L., Huang J., Moores D., Tian P.G.J.

J Prim Care Community Health. . 2021 December; 12 10.1177/21501327211044058

Parmar J, Anderson S, Dobbs B, Tian P, Charles L et al.

MDPI Diseses. 2021 November; 9 (4):70 10.3390/diseases9040070

Person-Centered Care for Family Caregivers: Co-designing an Education Program for the Healthcare Workforce.

Innovation in Aging . 2021 November;

Decision-Making Capacity Assessment (DMCA) Toolkit.

Canadian Geriatrics journal. 2021 September;

Charles L., Kumar E., Elghol E., Dobbs B., Tian P.G.J., Babenko O.

Canadian Journal on aging. 2021 September; 29 10.1017/S0714980821000234