Western University has the following experts available to speak on a range of mental health related topics:
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.
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.
Assistant Professor, School of Kinesiology
Areas of Expertise: Body image and mental health, physical activity and mental health, eating disorder prevention.
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), firstname.lastname@example.org.