Dean, Temerty Faculty of Medicine
Professor Trevor Young was appointed Dean of the Temerty Faculty of Medicine beginning January 2015. As Dean, Professor Young has championed teaching innovation through the development of several new professional Masters programs, and the new Foundations Curriculum in the MD program. He also oversees relationships with the University’s numerous affiliated hospitals as Vice-Provost, Relations with Health Care Institutions.
Prior to his appointment as Dean and Vice-Provost, Professor Young was the Chair of the Department of Psychiatry in the Faculty of Medicine. He is also a Professor in the Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology, and a Senior Scientist at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH).
Professor Young is an internationally recognized scholar for his work on bipolar disorder and the molecular basis of mood disorders. He has received the Colvin Prize for Outstanding Achievement in Mood Disorders Research from the Brain and Behaviour Research Foundation, and the Heinz Lehmann Award from the Canadian College of Neuropsychopharmacology for his contributions in the field.
Professor Young received his MD from the University of Manitoba and his PhD at the Institute of Medical Science, University of Toronto.
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