Culture and Mental Health Research Unit (CMHRU) Jewish General Hospital

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The Culture and Mental Health Research Unit of the Department of Psychiatry, Sir Mortimer B. Davis-Jewish General Hospital, conducts research on the mental health of Indigenous peoples, mental health services for immigrants and refugees, cultural determinants of health behaviours, psychiatry in medicine, and the anthropology of psychiatry.

Director: Dr Laurence J. Kirmayer

Investigators

Dr Suparna Choudhury (Neuroscience)
Dr Danielle Groleau (Public Health, Anthropology)
Dr Jaswant Guzder (Child Psychiatry)
Dr G. Eric Jarvis (Psychiatry)
Dr Rachel Kronick (Child Psychiatry)
Dr Myrna Lashley (Psychology)
Dr Andrew Ryder (Psychology)
Dr Samuel Veissière (Anthropology)
Dr Ashley Wazana (Child Psychiatry)
Dr Phyllis Zelkowitz (Psychology)

Affiliated researchers

Dr Kelly McKinney (Humanities, Philosophy and Religion, John Abbott)
Dr Toby Measham (Child Psychiatry, McGill)
Dr Lucie Nadeau (Child Psychiatry, McGill)
Dr Melissa Park (Occupational Therapy, McGill)
Dr Cécile Rousseau (Child Psychiatry, McGill)
Dr Robert Whitley (Psychosocial Division, Douglas Hospital Research Center)

Collaborators

Dr Jake Burack (Educational Psychology, McGill)
Dr Eduardo Chachamovich (Psychiatry, McGill)
Dr Stéphane Dandeneau (Psychology, Université du Québec à Montréal)
Dr Ian Gold (Philosophy, McGill)
Dr Lonzozou Kpanake (Psychology, Télé Université du Québec à Montréal)
Dr Yvan Leanza (School of Psychology, Laval University)
Dr Marie-Nathalie Leblanc (Anthropology, Concordia University)
Dr Jitender Sareen (Psychiatry, University of Manitoba)
Dr Raven Sinclair (University of Saskatchewan)
Dr Morton Weinfeld (Sociology, McGill)
Dr Allan Young (Social Studies of Medicine, McGill)

International Collaborators

Dr Sofie Bäärnhielm, Transculturel Centrum, Stockholm
Dr Frederick Hickling, University of the West Indies
Dr Michael Kral, University of Illinois
Dr Roberto Lewis-Fernandez, Columbia University
Dr Eugene Raikhel, University of Chicago
Dr Melissa Walls, University of Minnesota-Duluth
Dr Les Whitbeck, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Staff

Antonella Clerici
Dominique Geoffroy
Alessandra Miklavcic

Contact information

Culture and Mental Health Research Unit
Institute of Community and Family Psychiatry
4333 Chemin de la Côte Ste-Catherine
Montreal, Quebec
H3T 1E4

Tel.: 514-340-7549
Fax: 514-340-7503
antonella [dot] clerici [at] mail [dot] mcgill [dot] ca (Email)