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and Mental Health

Dr. Yona Lunsky

​1001 Queen Street West
Toronto, Ontario M5V 2B46J 1H4
(416) 535-8501 ext. 37813


Dr. Yona Lunsky is a Clinician Scientist in the Dual Diagnosis Service and Director of the Health Care Access Research and Developmental Disabilities (H-CARDD) Program (​). She is an Associate Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Toronto, and an Adjunct Scientist at the Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences.


Areas of Research
Dr. Lunsky has focused her research on the mental health needs of individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities, and their families. She studies  psychosocial risk factors for psychiatric disorders and health service utilization patterns in this population. Dr. Lunsky is currently the principal investigator of several studies examining clinical and systems issues related to health services. She is also involved in a number of projects focused on improving primary and emergency health care.  

View Dr. Lunsky's publications on PubMed.

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