University Professor of Psychiatry, WPA Board Member, Representative of Zone 1 (Canada)
Prof. Donna E. Stewart, a prominent expert in women’s mental health from Canada, will discuss some areas of her expertise in Congress Symposium.
Prof. Donna E. Stewart is a University Professor at University of Toronto and Inaugural Chair of Women’s Health. She is Head of Research and Academic Development at University Health Network Centre for Mental Health and a Senior Scientist at Toronto General Research Institute.
She has served as a consultant to Health Canada, the World Health Organization, the USA National Institutes of Health (NIMH, NICHD), the US Office of Women’s Health Research, and the United States Public Health Service. She is past Chair of the Section of Women’s Mental Health of both the World Psychiatric Association and the American Psychiatric Association, and was a member of the Ontario Women’s Health Council of the Ministry of Health. She is Past- President of the International Association for Women’s Mental Health. She has been a visiting professor in Australia, Europe, India, China, Iceland, the Middle East, North and South Africa, and North and South American universities, and has presented at numerous international and national professional conferences on women’s health research.
Prof. Stewart’s research interests are in women’s health, women’s health education, women’s mental health, intimate partner violence, psychological aspects of reproductive health, resilience, psychological reaction to physical illness, and international health. She has published over 360 peer reviewed scientific papers.
CHAIR Donna Stewart (Canada) CO-CHAIR Sam Tyano (Israel) SPEAKER THEMES Donna Stewart (Canada): Infanticide, Filicide – Parents Who Murder Their Child. Sam Tyano (Israel): Emotional Abuse in Children. Edita Žiobienė (Lithuania): Children’s Rights in Lithuania. DESCRIPTION To be confirmed.
CHAIR Dinesh Bhugra (UK) CO-CHAIR Helen Herrman (Australia) SPEAKER THEMES Dinesh Bhugra (UK): Bill of Rights of People with Mental Health. Dainius Pūras (Lithuania): Human Rights, Mental Health and Changes in the Role of Psychiatry. Donna Stewart (Canada): Intimate Partner Violence and Sexual Violence Against Women: A New Competency-Based Curriculum for Psychiatrists, Residents and Medical Students by the […]
CHAIR Helen Herrman (Australia) CO-CHAIR Donna Stewart (Canada) SPEAKER THEMES Donna Stewart (Canada): Controversies in Depression from a Woman’s Health Perspective. Virginija Adomaitienė (Lithuania): Peculiarities of Women Suicide Attempts: Lithuania Data from Pilot Study. Palmira Rudalevičienė (Lithuania/UK): PTSD as a Result of Child Loss via Miscarriage or Pregnancy Termination. DESCRIPTION This Symposium’s reports highlight a range […]