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Queen’s remembers Professor Emeritus Julio Arboleda-Flórez

The Queen’s community is remembering Julio Arboleda-Flórez, Professor Emeritus and former head of the Department of Psychiatry at Queen’s, who died March 30 at the age of 81.

Dr. Arboleda-Flórez was an internationally-known and respected scholar, having served in a number of  senior roles and receiving numerous awards and recognitions from medical and scientific societies around the globe, including the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, the École Internationale de Langue et Civilization Françaises (Paris), the Canadian Psychiatric Association, the American Psychiatric Association, and the World Psychiatric Association (WPA).

He published extensively on mental health services, public mental health, mental health ethics, forensic psychiatry and psychiatric epidemiology.

A service celebrating his life will be held at a later date. 

A family obituary is available online.