Dr. Vicky Stergiopoulos MHSc
Vice-Chair, Clinical and Innovation, Physician-in-Chief, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health
Adult Psychiatry and Health Systems
Contact Info
T: (416) 535-8501 34749
Centre for Addiction & Mental Health
100 Stokes St
Toronto, ON, M6J 1H4
Appointment Status Primary

Dr. Vicky Stergiopoulos is a Clinician Scientist and the Physician-in-Chief at the Centre for

Addiction and Mental Health. She is also the Co-Director of the Division of Adult Psychiatry

and Health Systems and Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Toronto.

Prior to joining CAMH, she served as the Psychiatrist-in-Chief at St. Michael’s Hospital,

leading the development of a number of innovative health solutions for people experiencing

homelessness and mental health challenges. Dr. Stergiopoulos has a keen interest in mental

health policy, community development and the redesign of our system of mental health care for

the purpose of system improvement. She champions equitable access to high quality health care

for people experiencing social disadvantage, and the inclusion of service users in both service

delivery and research.


Dr. Stergiopoulos completed her medical training at Dalhousie University and residency training

in psychiatryat the University of Toronto. She holds a MHSc in Health Administration from the

University of Toronto’s Institute for Health Policy, Management and Evaluation. Her program of

research focuses on the design, implementation, evaluation and dissemination of interventions

aiming to improve housing stability, service coordination and recovery of adults experiencing

serious mental health and addiction challenges and social disadvantage.


Past honors include a Merit Award by the Canadian Association for Medical Education, the

Henry Durost Award for her contributions to creative professional activities from the Department

of Psychiatry, and numerous community awards for her leadership in program development and

community capacity building in mental health.





Research Synopsis

Areas of of research interest include: 1) the effectiveness and cost effectiveness of interventions aiming to address the complex health needs of people who are homeless and of those who are frequent users of mental health services; 2) health disparities and the experience of discrimination in marginalized groups; and 3) educational research, including curriculum development and curriculum evaluation.