Team Bios

Co-Leaders

Judith Cook – Psychiatry, University of Illinois at Chicago; Director, Centre on Mental Health Services Research and Policy; practical and research experience in recovery interventions, psychosocial rehabilitation outcomes, gender issues in psychiatric disability

Marina Morrow – Faculty of Health Sciences, SFU, Co-Director, Institute for Critical Studies in Gender and Health; mental health reform, mental health and social inequity, critical health policy, gender and sex based analysis, intersectionality

Team Members

Howard Chodos – Director, Mental Health Strategy, Mental Health Commission of Canada; Faculty of Health Sciences, SFU; mental health policies and issues, extensive knowledge of federal government and legislative functions

Paul Dagg – Clinical Director for Tertiary Mental Health for the Interior Health Authority of British Columbia

Elliott Goldner – Faculty of Health Sciences, SFU; Centre for Applied Research in Mental Health and Addiction – CARMHA; Director, Research in Addiction & Mental Health Policy & Services, training program; mental health and addictions services and policy

Laurie Goldsmith – Faculty of Health Sciences, SFU, access to health care, medical under service and rural health

Olena Hankivsky – Public Policy, SFU, Co-Director, Institute for Critical Studies in Gender and Health; intersectionality, public policy and gender

Cathleen Willging – Family and Community Medicine and Psychiatry, University of New Mexico, Program Director & Research Scientist, Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation; ethnographic assessment of behavioural health reform