The Cundill Centre brings together experts from around the world, youth and their families
The Cundill Centre is made up of a wide range of professionals, including psychiatrists, psychologists, researchers, clinicians, knowledge brokers, implementation specialists and research support staff. Together, the team is developing, evaluating and improving treatments for children and youth who are experiencing depression.
The Cundill Centre works with agencies and experts around the world. The International Advisory Board (IAB) supports the vision, strategy and goals of the Cundill Centre, working in partnership with the Director of the Cundill Centre. The IAB advocates to the international depression community on the work of the Cundill Centre. The board also helps the centre build international relationships.
Dr. Kathleen Merikangas
Chief, Genetic Epidemiology Research Branch, National Institute of Mental Health, United States
Dr. Bonnie T. Zima
Associate Director, UCLA Center for Health Services and Society; Associate Chair, Academic Affairs, UCLA Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, United States
Dr. Giovanni Salum
Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry, Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS) and coordinator of the Section of Negative Affect and Social Processes, Brazil
Dr. Sarah Hetrick
Associate Professor of Youth Mental Health, Department of Psychological Medicine, University of Auckland and honorary Principal Fellow, Centre of Youth Mental Health, University of Melbourne, Autstralia
Prof. Allan Young
Vice Dean (Academic Psychiatry), Chair of Mood Disorders, and Director, Centre for Affective Disorders, Department of Psychological Medicine, Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience, King’s College London, UK
The Cundill Centre’s work is shaped and guided by Local Advisory Panels that comprise of youth, families, service providers and policy makers. These panels provide feedback on the appropriateness and clinical relevance of Cundill projects, from development through to sharing this knowledge with the world. Local advisory panels leverage the expertise of existing networks and groups involved with the Child, Youth and Emerging Adult Program at CAMH, including:
International Networking Series: Dr. Vania Martinez (University of Chile), Dr. George Oliveras, Dr. Christian Kieling (Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul), Dr Tamsin Ford (University of Cambridge)