Health and Wellbeing in Developmental Disabilities

2013 Speakers


Speakers Confirmed at this Time:

Christine Elliott
MPP Whitby-Oshawa
Ontario PC Deputy Leader
Critic, Health & Long-Term Care
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Robin Friedlander, MB FRCPC
Clinical Director, DDMHS, Vancouver Coastal & Fraser.
Program Director, Developmental Disorders Program, Department of Psychiatry, University of British Columbia
BC Childrens Hospital
Vancouver, British Columbia
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Dorothy Griffiths, CM O.Ont PhD
Child and Youth Studies and Centre for Applied Disabilities Studies
Co-Director International Dual Diagnosis Certificate Programme
Brock University
St. Catharines, Ontario
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Nicholas G Lennox, MBBS BMedSc DipObst PhD FRACGP
Professor and Director
Queensland Centre for Intellectual and Developmental Disability
School of Medicine, University of Queensland
Mater Hospitals
Brisbane, Queensland
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Yona Lunsky, PhD CPsych
Section Head, Dual Diagnosis Research
Centre for Addiction and Mental Health
Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry
University of Toronto
Toronto, Ontario
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Hélène Ouellette-Kuntz, RN, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Community Health & Epidemiology
Queen’s University
Kingston, Ontario
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Susan L. Parish, PhD MSW
Nancy Lurie Marks Professor of Disability Policy
Director, Lurie Institute for Disability Policy
Director, Doctoral Program in Social Policy
The Heller School for Social Policy and Management
Brandeis University
Waltham, Massachusetts
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Peter Szatmari, MD FRCPC
Chief, Child and Youth Mental Health Collaborative
Centre for Addiction and Mental Health and the Hospital for Sick Children
Director, Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and
Patsy and Jamie Anderson Chair in Child and Youth Mental Health,
University of Toronto
Toronto, Ontario
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Jonathan Weiss, PhD CPsych
Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology
Faculty of Health
York University
Toronto, Ontario
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