Dr. Richard Camicioli trained in engineering and medicinal chemistry prior to obtaining his MD, CM, from McGill University where he also completed a neurologic residency. He obtained fellowship training in geriatric neurology at Oregon Health and Sciences University, joining the faculty in . Dr. Camicioli came to the University of Alberta as associate professor in 2000 and became full professor in .

Dr. Camicioli’s research interests include cognitive dysfunction in Parkinson’s and motor dysfunction, especially gait disorders in aging and dementia. Dr. Camicioli applies epidemiological, genetic, and imaging research methods to better understand clinical phenotypes and clinical outcomes.