Dr. Erin Michalak is a professor in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada; and program director for the APEC Digital Hub for Mental Health and the Patient Engagement Methods Clusters Lead for the BC SUPPORT Unit.
Her background is in psychology, with a PhD awarded from the University of Wales College of Medicine in the United Kingdom. Her research expertise lies in mood disorders, digital mental health, patient engagement in research, knowledge translation, quality of life, and global mental health.
She has published over 100 scientific articles and several books and book chapters. She has been awarded the 2018 CIHR Gold Leaf Prize for Transformation in Patient Engagement, Canada’s most prestigious recognition for patient engagement in research across all health disciplines. She has also been awarded the 2019 Douglas Utting Prize, made annually for significant accomplishments in promoting the awareness and treatment of depression in Canada.
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