Dr. Amy Gajaria is an associate scientist in the Margaret and Wallace McCain Centre for Child, Youth, & Family Mental Health and a psychiatrist at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH). She is also an assistant professor in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Toronto and the inaugural associate director, equity, diversity, and inclusion for the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Toronto. Dr. Gajaria completed her postgraduate training in psychiatry and child and adolescent psychiatry at the University of Toronto. She has a specific interest in supporting the needs of racialized young people and was a recipient of a Public Psychiatry Fellowship from the American Psychiatric Association.
Areas of Research
Dr. Gajaria’s research focuses on the use of qualitative methodologies to address questions of health equity as they relate to underserved children, youth, and families. She has a particular interest in meaningfully engaging traditionally underserved communities and in the use of methodological frameworks informed by critical perspectives.
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