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Dr. Elisa Brietzke to speak at the Pint of Science Festival Canada

Dr. Elisa Brietzke will speak at "Mental Health: Food for Thoughts - Is keto diet good for your mood? on May 12, 2020 at the Pint of Science Festival.

Podcast - Psychiatry with an Accent - Episode 2

Coronavirus, social distancing and mental health

So everyone is talking about coronavirus. We are too! On the second episode of our podcast Psychiatry with an Accent, we discuss how the Covid-19 crisis impact mental health.

Remembering Dr. Julio Arboleda-Florez

We are deeply saddened to inform our colleagues and the Queen’s community about the passing of Dr. Julio Arboleda-Flórez on Monday, March 30 2020.  

Remembering Dr. Glenda MacQueen

Dear colleagues,

We are still absorbing the news and coping with a profound sadness due to the passing of our colleague and friend, Dr. Glenda MacQueen on Thursday March 26, 2020. She was a true leader in the Canadian psychiatry and represent us so well in the international scenario.

Podcast - Psychiatry with an Accent - Episode 1

World Bipolar Day

On March 30, the world celebrates... Vincent van Gogh's birthday. But also, it is a day to raise awareness about Bipolar Disorder, a condition that affects around 1% of the world's population and that some specialists believe affected van Gogh himself.

Welcome to Dr. Lisia von Diemen

We are pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Lisia von Diemen to the Division of Community Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatry, effective March 9, 2020. Dr. von Diemen joins our Department with significant clinical, educational and research expertise in addictions.

Her office will be located at Addiction Mental Health Services - KFLA. She can be reached via email at

I trust you will join me in offering Dr. von Diemen a warm - even if remotely... - welcome to our Department.

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