Dr. Yona Lunsky is a senior scientist with the VP Research Group and director of the Azrieli Adult Neurodevelopmental Centre and Health Care Access Research and Developmental Disabilities Program (H-CARDD) at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH). She is also a professor in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Toronto's Temerty Faculty of Medicine and an adjunct scientist at ICES.
Areas of Research
Dr. Lunsky has focused her research on the mental health needs of individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities, and their families. She studies psychosocial risk factors for psychiatric disorders and health service utilization patterns in this population. Dr. Lunsky is the principal investigator of several studies examining clinical and systems issues related to health services. She is also involved in a number of projects, focused on partnerships between clinicians, families and people with disabilities to improve primary, emergency and mental health care.
View Dr. Lunsky's publications on PubMed.