Headshot of Josh with the beautiful wildlife of Lakehead Campus in the background

Dr. Joshua Armstrong

Assistant Professor

Office Hours: 
Mon-Fri 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Previous Teaching/Work: 

GERO 1130: Aging in Canada (2019)
HESC 5013: Social and Ecological Determinants of Health (2019)
HESC 5212: Canadian Health Care System (2019)
HESC 5210: Health Promotion & Illness Prevention (2020)

Josh completed his PhD at the University of Waterloo in the School of Public Health and Health Systems in 2013. After receiving his doctorate, he went on to complete an Alzheimer Society of Canada fellowship and a Canadian Consortium for Neurodegeneration in Aging fellowship with the Geriatric Medicine Research group at Dalhousie University.  His postdoctoral work focused on epidemiological studies on frailty and cognitive decline in older adults.  Josh has advanced skills in quantitative data analysis, and an interdisciplinary background that includes gerontology, epidemiology, biostatistics and data mining, health care systems, health measurement scales, neurocognitive disorders, and population health.