Melanie Barwick

Faculty Member

Melanie Barwick, Ph.D., C.Psych, is a Senior Scientist in the Child Health Evaluative Sciences Program of the SickKids’ Research Institute and the SickKids Centre for Global Child Health. She also leads professional and resource development in Dissemination and Implementation Research and Practice within the Knowledge Translation Program of the SickKids’ Learning Institute. 

At the University of Toronto, she is a Professor in the Department of Psychiatry, Temerty Faculty of Medicine, and the Dalla Lana School of Public Health (Social and Behavioural Health Sciences, and the Institute for Health Policy, Management, and Evaluation). 

Her community work includes Chairing the Governing Board for Children’s Mental Health Ontario, membership on the Editorial Board for the SIRC journal Implementation Research and Practice, and as an Associate Editor for Frontiers in Health Services – Implementation Science.

An adapted early warning signs and symptoms (EWSS) intervention to improve early recognition and referral of childhood cancers in Kenya and Cameroon: An Effectiveness Implementation Study. 5 years. Cancer accounts for a growing proportion of global childhood mortality. There are […]

Luma Samawi

PhD Graduate Student

Thesis: Improving implementation outcomes of the World Health Organization mental health Gap Action Program (WHO mhGAP) in Jordanian Primary Healthcare

Supervisors: Melanie Barwick