Dr. Evelyn Stewart is an associate professor in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of British Columbia and is the founding director of the Pediatric Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder Clinic and Research Program (POP) at BC Children and Women’s Health Centre. She is a clinical, genetic and neuroscience researcher, as well as a child and adult psychiatrist. Her research focuses on genomic, phenotypic, and treatment aspects of childhood-onset neuropsychiatric disorders, such as obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD).
Stewart has authored over 50 original papers, reviews and chapters on genetic, clinical, and treatment aspects of OCD, Tourette’s Disorder, and related illnesses. She sits on the International OCD Foundation’s Scientific Advisory Board; the Tourette Syndrome Association’s Medical Advisory Board; and is co-director of the International OCD Foundation Genetics Collaborative. The POP program and its research were recently highlighted on a Discovery Channel segment of the Daily Planet.