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Mental Health Researchers

Mental health researchers at the IWK are working to support mental health from infancy through childhood and on into adolescence. Their approaches range from educational interventions, to genetic and imaging studies, to health services evaluations and clinical trials.

Alexa Bagnell, teen mental health literacy

Anne Duffy, early intervention in bipolar disorder

Stan Kutcher, effective mental health care for teens; suicide prevention

John LeBlanc, bullying prevention

Patrick McGrath/Strongest Families, helping families alleviate anxiety and behaviour disorders

Strong Starts, Healthier Futures Together, support for parents of at-risk infants

The IWK Health Centre is respected for its world-class research into disorders and diseases affecting women, children, youth and families and is home to many leading research centres. 

Learn more about our research centres by visiting one of the links below.