Dr. Shannon Lange is a scientist with the Institute for Mental Health Policy Research 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.
Dr. Lange received her MPH in epidemiology from the Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto and her PhD in medical science from the Institute of Medical Science, University of Toronto. Her training has provided her with a broad background in psychology, epidemiology and addiction studies, with a specific focus on quantitative analytics and population health modeling in the field of alcohol-attributable harm.
Areas of Research
Dr. Lange’s general research area involves the application of advanced statistical techniques to gain a better understanding of the epidemiology of suicidal thoughts and behaviours, and gaining a better understanding the contributing role of alcohol use, and other-substance use, and how it differs by gender and sex. Among other projects, she is currently leading the research efforts to evaluate the impact of alcohol control policy on suicide attempts and deaths by suicide in Lithuania using interrupted time-series analyses, as part of a National Institute of Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism R01 grant.
View Dr. Lange’s publications on myNCBI