Dr. Juveria Zaheer is a Clinician Scientist with the Institute for Mental Health Policy Research, and Education Administrator in the Gerald Sheff and Shanitha Kachan Emergency Department at CAMH. She is also an Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Toronto.
A nationally recognized expert in suicide risk assessment and prevention, Dr. Zaheer focuses on developing and evaluating targeted suicide screening and prevention strategies. She serves on the Board of Directors of the Canadian Association of Suicide Prevention and was recently named one of Canada's Top 40 under 40.
Areas of Research
Dr. Zaheer's research focuses on suicide, gender and culture. She is also involved in mixed-methods program evaluation and health services research.
Lam, J. S., Gajaria, A., Matthews, D. M., & Zaheer, J. (2016). Bridging cultural psychiatry and global mental health: a resident-led initiative. Academic Psychiatry, 1-2.
Zaheer, J., Links, P. S., Law, S., Shera, W., Hodges, B., Tsang, A. K. T., ... & Liu, P. (2011). Developing a Matrix Model of Rural Suicide Prevention: A Canada-China Collaboration. International Journal of Mental Health, 40(4), 28-49.
Law, S. F., Liu, P., Hodges, B. D., Shera, W., Huang, X., Zaheer, J., & Links, P. S. (2011). Introducing psychiatry to rural physicians in China: an innovative education project. American Journal of Psychiatry, 168(12), 1249-1254.
Zaheer, J., Links, P. S., & Liu, E. (2008). Assessment and emergency management of suicidality in personality disorders. Psychiatric Clinics of North America, 31(3), 527-543.
Abraham, G., Milev, R., Delva, N., & Zaheer, J. (2006). Clinical outcome and memory function with maintenance electroconvulsive therapy: a retrospective study. The journal of ECT, 22(1), 43-45.
Milev, R., Abraham, G., & Zaheer, J. (2006). Add-on quetiapine for bipolar depression: a 12-month open-label trial. The Canadian Journal of Psychiatry, 51(8), 523-530.