Join us at 8am in the Atrium of the HOpe Centre with speaker Dr Evelyn Stewart of the BC Children’s Hospital Research Institute, giving us an Update on OCD.
All are welcome and breakfast is provided by the HOpe Café thanks to our sponsors. We ask that you please RSVP on eventbrite by Wednesday, September 27th if you plan to attend!
This will be our first event handled via eventbrite in order to better handle our growing number of attendees! If you encounter any difficulties please contact us as KeltyHope@cmha.bc.ca
Dr. Evelyn Stewart is an Associate Professor in the Department of Psychiatry, University of British Columbia and is the founding director of the Pediatric Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder Clinic and Research Program at BC Children and Women’s Health Centre. She is a clinical, genetic and neuroscience researcher, as well as a child and adult psychiatrist.
Her research focuses on biologic, phenotypic, familial, and treatment aspects of childhood-onset neuropsychiatric disorders, such as obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD). Dr. Stewart has authored over 70 original papers, reviews and chapters on genetic, clinical, and treatment aspects of OCD, Tourette’s Disorder, and related illnesses. She previously sat on the Scientific and Clinical Advisory Board of the International OCD Foundation, on the Medical Advisory Board of the Tourette Syndrome Association of America and is Co-director of the International OCD Foundation Genetics Collaborative.