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.