Phyllis Zelkowitz

Academic title(s): 

Associate Professor

Contact Information:

Office: ICFP Room 222
Phone: 514.340.8222 ext. 5258


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


Phyllis Zelkowitz

Research Areas:

Clinical PsychologyDevelopmental Science | Health Psychology

Research Summary:

Dr. Zelkowitz’s research focuses on reproductive mental health. As the Principal Investigator of a CIHR Emerging Team in Perinatal Mental Health, she studies hormonal, epigenetic and psychosocial factors associated with maternal mental health and the developing mother-child relationship. Dr. Zelkowitz also investigates social and cultural factors that might contribute to experience of psychological distress in couples using assisted reproductive technology. She leads a CIHR team that will develop a novel mHealth intervention to promote physical and mental health in men facing fertility concerns.

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