Dr. Lisa D. Hawke is a Project Scientist in the Margaret and Wallace McCain Centre for Child, Youth & Family Mental Health and a Cundill Scholar with the Cundill Centre for Child and Youth Depression at CAMH. She is also an Assistant Professor at the University of Toronto Department of Psychiatry and an Associate Member of the Yeates School of Graduate Studies at Ryerson University.
Areas of Research
Dr. Hawke’s area of research focuses on psychosocial aspects of youth mental health and substance use challenges and service access issues. Dr. Hawke is a co-principal investigator on CIHR-funded patient-oriented research projects. These include a project operationalizing youth friendliness in mental health and substance use service settings, a project aiming to understand the aspects of stigma most associated with youth service-seeking decisions, and another seeking to demonstrate the concrete impacts of patient engagement on research and service development initiatives. These projects are complemented by co-investigator status on an increasing number of research studies. Her projects are collaborative in nature, many with pan-Canadian collaborations. She is particularly interested in projects emphasizing youth engagement and academic-community partnerships, using patient-oriented and stakeholder-engaged designs.