Department of Psychiatry

Dr. Paul Grof MD,PhD
Mood Disorders
Contact Info
T: (613) 799-7960
77 Harboursquare
Toronto, ON
Appointment Status Primary
Professional Memberships
Canadian Psychiatric Association

Since 1959 Paul Grof has worked as a research psychiatrist, clinician and administrator in Canada, several European countries, at the National Institute of Mental Health in the USA and at World Health Organization. From l988 to 2005 he was initially Clinical Director and later Director of Mood Disorders Research at Royal Ottawa Hospital, Ottawa. Presently Professor of psychiatry at the University of Toronto and Director of the Mood Disorders Center in Ottawa.


Research Synopsis

Mood Disorders

Publications and Awards

Recent Publications

Duffy, A., G. S. Malhi and P. Grof (2017). "Do the Trajectories of Bipolar Disorder and Schizophrenia Follow a Universal Staging Model?" Can J Psychiatry 62(2): 115-122.

Ortiz, A. and P. Grof (2016). "Electronic monitoring of self-reported mood: the return of the subjective?" Int J Bipolar Disord 4(1): 28

Honours and Awards

1969 Paul Martini Award (first prize for clinical pharmacology - jointly)

1975 Silver Jubilee Medal awarded by the Queen of England

1977 Fogarty Foundation Award, Bethesda, MD, US

1985 Ontario Mental Health Foundation’s John Dewan Award

1991 Silver Medal, Charles University, Prague

1992 Heinz Lehmann Award of Canadian College of                        Neuropsychopharmacology