Dr. Vicky Stergiopoulos is a senior scientist with the General Adult Psychiatry and Health Systems Division at CAMH. She is also a full professor in the Faculty of Medicine and director of the division of adult psychiatry and health systems in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Toronto. In addition, Dr. Stergiopoulos is a member of the board of directors of Inner City Health Associates and has served on a number of government advisory committees.
Areas of Research
Dr. Stergiopoulos’ research focuses on interventions to improve housing outcomes, service coordination and social inclusion for adults with serious mental illness. She had a leadership role in the At Home/Chez Soi study, the largest multisite randomized trial of Housing First to date, and continues to work closely with researchers across Canada to promote housing stability among homeless adults with mental illness. Her research in the area of service coordination includes examining the effect of care coordination for adults with complex mental health needs, with the goal of improving health outcomes through interventions spanning hospital, primary care and community settings. In the area of community integration and social inclusion, her efforts aim to design, implement and evaluate interventions to improve recovery outcomes for people who are homeless or have severe mental health or addictions challenges. This includes developing an incubator of health solutions for this population, and the incubator’s first project, the STAR Learning Centre, a recovery education centre for people who are homeless, the first of its kind in Canada. Co-production with people with lived experience informs every aspect of her research, from design to dissemination.
View Dr. Stergiopoulos’ publications on PubMed.