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Dr. Evelyn Stewart
Committee Member

Dr. Evelyn Stewart is a Professor in the Department of Psychiatry, University of British Columbia and is the founding director of the Pediatric Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder Clinic and Research Program as well as the Congdon Family Hospital Chair in Child and Youth Mental Health Research at BC Children’s Hospital. She is a clinical, genetic and neuroscience researcher, as well as a child and adolescent psychiatrist.

Her research focuses on biologic, phenotypic, familial, and treatment aspects of childhood-onset neuropsychiatric disorders, such as obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD).

Dr. Stewart has authored over 150 original papers, reviews, and chapters on genetic, clinical, and treatment aspects of OCD, Tourette’s Disorder, and related illnesses. She sits on the Scientific and Clinical Advisory Board of the International OCD Foundation and is the chair of the Research and Scientific Program Committee for Canadian Academic of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry.

At BCCHR, her leadership contributions include being Research Director of the BCCH Mental Health program, the BCCH Mindfulness Centre and the BCCH Research Institute’s Brain, Behaviour and Development theme.