Canadian Journal on Aging / La Revue canadienne du vieillissement

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Canadian Institutes of Health Research–Institute of Aging: Profiles/Instituts canadiens de recherche en santé du Canada–Institut du vieillissement : Profils

Bridging Policy and Research on Aging in Canada: Recognizing an Anniversary, Realizing an Opportunity*

Anne Martin-Matthewsa1 c1, Robyn Tamblyna2, Janice Keefea3 and Margaret Gillisa4

a1 Institute of Aging, Canadian Institutes of Health Research, and Department of Sociology, University of British Columbia

a2 Medicine and Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics, and Occupational Health, McGill University

a3 Nova Scotia Centre on Aging, Mount Saint Vincent University

a4 Public Health Agency of Canada

(Received May 01 2009)

(Accepted May 04 2009)


c1 Correspondence to: / Correspondance à : Anne Martin-Matthews Department of Sociology The University of British Columbia 6303 Marine Drive Vancouver, British Columbia V6T 1Z1 Email:


* This paper builds on and extends the substantive foci of presentations made as part of the Plenary Panel Presentation, “Bridging Policy and Research on Aging in Canada,” held at the Annual Scientific and Educational Meeting of the Canadian Association on Gerontology, in November 2007