Department Leadership

Lakshmi Yatham

Department Head: Dr. Lakshmi Yatham

Dr. Yatham, Professor in the Department of Psychiatry, is also the Regional Head of Psychiatry and Regional Program Medical Director for Mental Health and Addictions at Vancouver Coastal Health and Providence Health Care.

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Sophia Frangou

Associate Head, Research & International Affairs: Dr. Sophia Frangou

Dr. Frangou will be responsible for providing strategic leadership in promoting excellence in research in the Department and in building the international profile of the Department through establishment of partnerships and collaborations with various academic centers, institutes, and government agencies globally.

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Interim Associate Head, Postgraduate Education & CPD: Dr. Irfan Khanbhai

The Associate Head is responsible for providing strategic leadership for Postgraduate Education in Psychiatry, including subspecialty programs, as well as development and implementation of Continuing Professional Development (CPD) programs for the Department.

Associate Head, Clinical Affairs & Partnerships: Dr. Anson Koo

Dr. Koo will be responsible for providing strategic leadership related to clinical faculty issues and partnerships with Health Authorities, the Ministries of Health and of Mental Health & Addictions, Mental Health advocacy groups and other relevant stakeholders.

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Raymond W. Lam

Associate Head, Graduate & Undergraduate Medical Education: Dr. Raymond Lam

Dr. Lam will be responsible for providing strategic leadership in the development and implementation, as well as oversight on all aspects of the Graduate and Undergraduate Medical Programs related to Psychiatry.

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