Brett D. Thombs

Academic title(s): 


William Dawson Scholar


Contact Information:


Office: 230
Phone: 514.340.8222 ext. 5112


Mailing Address:
Institute of Community and Family Psychiatry
Jewish General Hospital
4333 Cote Ste-Catherine Road
Montreal, QC
H3T 1E4



Research Areas:

Clinical Psychology | Health Psychology

Research Summary:

Dr. Thombs is internationally recognized for his research on the illness experience of patients, including the etiology, assessment, and treatment of interrelated somatic and psychological symptoms that are common in medical illness, particularly cardiovascular and rheumatic diseases. An important part of his work involves the evaluation of mental health services, such as detection and treatment of depression, as well as factors in research conduct and reporting that may bias the evidence base.