Centre for Addiction and Mental Health
1001 Queen Street West
Unit 3, 4th floor, Room 459
Toronto, ON M6J 1H4
(416) 535-8501 ext. 32994
Dr. Alexander (Sandy) Simpson, MBChB, BMedSci, FRANZCP, is Chief of Forensic Psychiatry at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health. Additionally, Dr. Simpson is Associate Professor and Head of the Division of Forensic Psychiatry of the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Toronto.
Areas of Research
Dr. Simpson has extensive experience in service development, recovery and cross-cultural forensic mental health care. He has provided advice to government agencies and services on law and policy. He published extensively on topics including homicide and the prevention and management of violence risk, to the issues of mental health needs of prison inmates. He is a member of the Editorial Board of Criminal Behaviour and Mental Health and The Canadian Journal of Psychiatry. He is an active member of a number of Australasian, Canadian, U.S. and international forensic mental health bodies.