Dr. Stanley P. Kutcher
Professor of Psychiatry, Dalhousie University.
Sun Life Financial Chair in Adolescent Mental Health IWK Health Centre.
Dr. Kutcher is an internationally-renowned expert in the area of adolescent mental health and a national and international leader in mental health research, advocacy, training, policy, and health services innovation.
Dr. Kutcher has been Head of the Department of Psychiatry, Dalhousie University and served as Associate Dean of International Medical Development & Research with the Faculty of Medicine. In these capacities he led the development of the Life Sciences Development Association, the Brain Repair Centre, and the International Health Office. He is also the Director of the World Health Organization Collaborating Centre in Mental Health at Dalhousie.
He is the author of more than 200 scientific papers, author/co-author of a number of medical textbooks, has edited the Child and Adolescent Psychopharmacology News and has been a consultant to various organizations on issues pertaining to mental health treatments and program reviews in children, adolescents and adults alike.
Dr. Kutcher will speak to the Dalhousie Academy of Medicine March 18, 2010 at 7:00 PM on: “Modern teens, their brains and their lives - a primer for grandparents.”