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Dr. Kwame McKenzie

Health Services and Health Equity Research
Centre for Addiction and Mental Health
455 Spadina Avenue, Suite 300
Toronto, Ontario      M5S 2G8
(416) 535-8501 ext. 7636
kwame_mckenzie@camh.net

Dr. McKenzie is Medical Director of Underserved Populations; Access & Transitions at CAMH. As a Senior Scientist, he specializes in Systems and Health Equity Research at CAMH. Additionally, Dr. McKenzie is Director of the Social Aetiology of Mental Illness (SAMI) CIHR Training Centre. He is a full Professor and the Co-Director of the Division of Equity Gender and Population in the Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto.  Dr. McKenzie is also President of the Canadian Mental Health Association, Toronto and sits on the Board of the United Way Toronto. 

Areas of Research

Dr. McKenzie is an international expert on the social causes of mental illness, suicide and the development of effective, equitable health systems. As a physician, psychiatrist, researcher and policy advisor, Dr. McKenzie has worked to identify the causes of mental illness, particularly in cross-cultural health, for over two decades. He is an active, funded researcher of social, community, clinical and policy issues and has nearly 200 academic publications including four books.

Dr. McKenzie has set up award-winning services. In addition to developing health policy for governments, he continues to see patients and train clinicians and researchers. Dr. McKenzie has international experience in Africa, Europe, the Caribbean and United States.

Publications

View Dr. McKenzie's publications on PubMed.

 

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