Announcement: Dr. Arlene MacDougall appointed Director of Research and Innovation for St. Joseph’s Mental Health Care

Dr. Arlene MacDougall, assistant professor with the Departments of Psychiatry and Epidemiology & Biostatistics, has been appointed as Director of Research and Innovation for mental health care at St. Joseph’s Health Care London and Lawson Health Research Institute.

She will oversee and facilitate all mental health care research at both Parkwood Institute and Southwest Centre for Forensic Mental Health Care, working to develop strong local and global partnerships, engage patients and their caregivers in research activities, and foster trans-disciplinary approaches to research.

Her goal is to build on existing research strengths in mood disorders, suicide and smart technology. She also will look to develop research links between Mental Health and Parkwood Institute’s other major research programs, Cognitive Vitality and Brain Health, and Mobility and Activity.

Congratulations to Dr. MacDougall on her appointment.

Read the complete announcement from Lawson Health Research Institute