Donna Stewart is the inaugural Lillian Love Chair in Women’s Health at the University Health Network and the University of Toronto. She is a University Professor with appointments in the Faculty of Medicine in the Departments of Psychiatry, Obstetrics/ Gynaecology, Medicine, Anaesthesia, Family and Community Medicine, and Surgery at the University of Toronto. She is a senior scientist at Toronto General Research Institute. She has 16 active research grants and has published over 350 articles in peer-reviewed, scientific journals.
Dr. Stewart’s research interests are in women’s health, violence and resilience, women’s mental health, international women’s health, social determinants of health, psychological aspects of reproductive health and physical illness such as heart disease and cancer. In the mental health field, she has looked at depression across the life cycle, psychosomatic obstetrics and gynecology as well as the psychological aspects of physical illness. Her work also addresses violence against women in Canadian and immigrant women. She has conducted research on public health and policy aspects of women’s health (antenatal and postpartum care, violence, trafficking, drug safety and international health) which have had a major impact on public policy.
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