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Dr. Alexander Crizzle PhD Associate Professor ; Director of Driving Research and Simulation Laboratory (DRSL)

Room 3328, Health Sciences Building, E-Wing


Alexander Crizzle is a Gerontologist and Associate Professor in the School of Public Health at the University of Saskatchewan. His research interests are within the domain of community mobility in clinical populations (driving simulation, on-road testing, naturalistic driving using GPS, falls, pedestrian accidents, rehabilitation, screening, private class and commercial drivers) and transportation planning (alternative modes of transportation). Dr. Crizzle also has expertise in program evaluation and is working on multiple project related to HIV, Indigenous health, as well as mental health and addictions. Through these projects, he is identifying community needs and program performance (implementation, process and outcome evaluations) that influence policy and service delivery.



University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario (2011)

Department: Health Studies and Gerontology, specialization in Aging, Health and Well-Being.

MPH (Masters of Public Health)

Lakehead University, Thunder Bay, Ontario (2006)

Post Graduate Certificate in Gerontology

Ryerson University, Toronto, Ontario (2006)


York University, Toronto, Ontario (2003)

Research Area(s)

  • Gerontology
  • Community mobility (urban and rural; retirement and LTC homes) 
  • Parkinson’s disease and other neurodegenerative/neurological diseases (e.g. dementia, stroke, TBI, epilepsy)
  • Fall Prevention
  • Driving Assessment and Rehabilitation (on-road assessment, driving simulators)
  • Program and Policy Evaluation
  • Mental Health and Addictions (substance misuse)
  • HIV


PUBH 804 - Foundations of Public Health

PUBH 840 - Interdisciplinary Public Health Practice

PUBH 990 - Public Health Seminar