BSc (Dalhousie U), BA (Dalhousie U), MD (U of Ottawa)
Professor, Department of Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine, UBC
Dr. S. Evelyn Stewart is a child, adolescent and adult psychiatrist, and a clinical and neuroscience researcher. She is a Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of British Columbia (UBC) and is the founding director of the BC Children’s Hospital (BCCH) Provincial Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder Clinic and Research Program. She is also the Research Director for BCCH Child, Youth and Reproductive Mental Health program and a member of BC Mental Health & Substance Use Service Research Institute. She leads the Brain, Behaviour & Development theme at the BCCH Research Institute. In 2010, Dr. Stewart moved to Vancouver to establish the first Canadian Pediatric OCD integrated clinic and research program at BCCH and UBC. She authored 130 peer-reviewed manuscripts, 12 chapters and a book on OCD and childhood-onset psychiatric diseases. She has won numerous awards for scientific achievement and grants and is committed to knowledge translation and improving understanding of lifespan components of mental illness through interdisciplinary research collaboration. Dr. Stewart is an active contributor to the international psychiatry research community. She served on the Medical Advisory Board of the Tourette Syndrome Association of America and was co-director of the International OCD Foundation Genetics Collaborative. At present, she sits on the Scientific Advisory Boards for the International OCD Foundation and Anxiety Canada, and on the editorial boards for the Canadian Journal of Psychiatry and the Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry.
My research interests are multifaceted and include family, genetic, cognitive, neuroimaging, longitudinal and treatment outcome aspects of OCD and related childhood-onset psychiatric diseases.Publications