Department of Psychiatry

Dr. Jennifer Hensel
Assistant Professor
Adult Psychiatry and Health Systems
Contact Info
T: (416) 323-6230
Location
Women's College Hospital
76 Grenville St
Toronto, ON, M5S 1B2
Appointment Status Primary

Completed psychiatric residency training at the University of Toronto, 2008-2013.
Completed a Master’s in Health Systems Research through the Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation (iHPME), 2011-2014.
Research Fellowship, University Health Network, 2013-2014
2014 to present: Staff psychiatrist, Women’s College Hospital; Research Fellow, Women’s College Research Institute; Innovation Fellow, Women’s College Institute for Health Systems Solutions and Virtual Care; Clinical Associate, University Health Network; Affiliate Researcher, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health

Research/Teaching

Research Synopsis

Health Systems Solutions for mental health care
Currently evaluating interventions including: transitional post-discharge care, psychiatric e-consultation

Mental and physical health co-morbidity and management
Investigating the characteristics and service use patterns of high healthcare users in Ontario
Impact of mental illness on physical health rehabilitation

Mental health in the Workplace
Issues of psychological trauma, stress, burnout, return to work and workplace psychological climate