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Dean of medicine confirmed at the University of Ottawa

OTTAWA – The University of Ottawa is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Jacques Bradwejn (pictured) as the Dean of the Faculty of Medicine.

“I am very pleased to welcome Dr. Bradwejn as Dean of the Faculty of Medicine,” says President Gilles Patry. “Dr Bradwejn has an excellent knowledge of both clinical and academic environments. I am convinced he will accomplish outstanding work as Dean of the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Ottawa, a faculty known for the quality of its education, and its research activities in health.”

Before accepting the position of Acting Dean for the Faculty of Medicine on July 1st, 2006, Dr. Bradwejn served as Chair of the Department of Psychiatry of the University of Ottawa and as Chief of Psychiatry at the Royal Ottawa Hospital, positions he has held since January 1998, and as Head of Psychiatry of the Ottawa Hospital since January 1999. He has also held positions at McGill University as Associate Professor of Psychiatry and at the University of Toronto as Professor of Psychiatry.

Dr Jacques Bradwejn trained in medicine at the University of Sherbrooke and in psychiatry at McGill University. He completed a research fellowship in psychopharmacology at McGill University and in neuropsychopharmacology at the Université de Montréal. Dr. Bradwejn has also completed the Wharton Certificate of Professional Development at the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania and is a member of the Wharton Fellows Program.

Dr. Bradwejn has been actively involved in psychiatric and mental health research. His main research interest has been in the field of anxiety disorders for which he gained an international reputation. He has recently expanded his research interests to integration of biological and psychological approaches in the treatment of anxiety disorders and to approaches used by Complementary Medicines.

Dr. Bradwejn has published over 160 articles and book chapters, has made more than 400 scientific and educational conferences and over 350 educational media interventions.