Events Calendar

Queen's University Queen's University

Events Calendar Header


Events Calendar

Admin Menu

HSPRI Research Rounds: The Nature and Nurture of Mental Illness Stigma w/ Dr. Heather Stuart

Wednesday, February 16, 2022
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
Virtual Seminar
Find on Campus Map

HSPRI Research Rounds Series proudly presents...

The Nature and Nurture of Mental Illness Stigma
Featuring: Dr. Heather Stuart
Wednesday, February 16, 2022 @ 12PM EST  |  Virtual Seminar

Dr. Heather Stuart is the Bell Canada Chair in Mental Health and Anti-stigma Research, the first ever in Canada, as well as a Professor in the Department of Public Health Sciences and the Department of Psychiatry and School of Rehabilitation Therapy. Dr. Stuart is also the Senior Consultant to the Mental Health Commission of Canada’s Opening Minds Anti-Stigma Initiative. She has worked in both hospital and community based mental health treatment systems and with international agencies such as the World Health Organization, the Pan American Health Organization, and the World Psychiatric Association.

Dr. Stuart is Co-founder and Chair of the Scientific Section on Stigma and Mental Disorders for the World Psychiatric Association, and Founding Editor of the International Federation of Psychiatric Epidemiology Bulletin. In 2018, she was named to the Order of Canada, and inducted as a Fellow in the Royal Society of Canada. She has a PhD in Epidemiology from the University of Calgary and an MA in Sociology from the University of Western Ontario. Her research interests focus on psychiatric epidemiology and community mental health research.


This session is open to all; registration required.

  • If this event listing appears to have errors or inaccuracies, please notify the event's Contact (see above).