Experts available on mental health and wellness topics

Western University has the following experts available to speak on a range of mental health related topics:

Kelly Anderson

Associate Professor, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry

Areas of Expertise: Population mental health, social determinants of health, health services research, first episode psychosis.

Jessica Grahn

Associate Professor, Department of Psychology

Areas of Expertise: The effects of music on emotions, mood and movement, the effects of music on cognition.

Dr. Ruth Lanius

Professor, Department of Psychiatry, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry

Areas of Expertise: Post traumatic stress disorder, neurobiology of PTSD and treatment, psychiatry and treatment of mental health disorders.

Eva Pila

Assistant Professor, School of Kinesiology

Areas of Expertise: Body image and mental health, physical activity and mental health, eating disorder prevention.

Marnie Wedlake

Assistant Professor, School of Health Studies; Registered psychotherapist

Areas of Expertise: Mental health and wellness, resilience and the creation of wellbeing, relationships between the media and mental health systems.

MEDIA CONTACT: Justin Zadorsky, Media Relations Officer, Western University, 226.377.1673 (mobile),