Dr. Adrian Wagg is a specialist in Geriatric and General Internal Medicine with expertise in health services research. He is currently Professor in the Department of Medicine at the University of Alberta and Professor of Continence Sciences at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden. Dr. Wagg holds the Alberta Health Services Chair in Healthy Ageing. His research interests involve improving care for people with urinary incontinence, community engagement and the quality of care for older people in nursing homes.
He is active in national and international clinical practice guideline development and is the Co-Chair of the International Consultation on Incontinence; prior to this he was General Secretary of the International Continence Society. He has published over 200 peer reviewed papers in addition to book chapters and other scholarly works on the subject.
Dr. Wagg has significant front-line experience in healthcare administration and systems development, a strong knowledge of operational issues and an in-depth perspective of healthcare of older Albertans. In his service to the community, Dr. Wagg was until recently President of the Canadian Continence Foundation and participates in numerous other activities promoting health literacy and the healthy ageing of seniors.