Dr. Jude Mary Cénat


Dr. Jude Mary Cénat
Associate professor

Postdoctoral Fellowship, Université du Québec à Montréal, 2018
Ph.D., Université of Lyon 2, 2014
M.Sc. University of Toulouse II, 2011
M.A., University of Toulouse II, 2010
B.Sc. (Honours), State University of Haiti, 2008

Office: 613-562-5800 ext. 2417
Work E-mail: jcenat@uOttawa.ca

Jude-Mary Cénat


Jude Mary Cénat, Ph.D., is an Associate Professor in the School of Psychology, Chair of the Interdisciplinary Centre for Black Health, and Director of the Vulnerability, Trauma, Resilience & Culture (V-TRaC) Research Laboratory and holds the Research Chair on Black Health at the University of Ottawa. His research program explores factors associated with vulnerability, trauma, and resilience, with a particular interest in the role of cultural factors. Dr.Cénat conducts research on racial disparities in mental health and social services, the impact of natural disasters and infectious diseases on mental health, interpersonal and non- interpersonal trauma, and global mental health. He conducts research in North America, Europe, Africa, and the Caribbean. Dr.Cénat leads a major project on the mental health of Black communities in Canada that has allowed for the development of online trainings (via the bilingual platform: https://mentalhealthforeveryone.ca) that aim to equip mental health professionals with the knowledge needed to provide culturally appropriate and anti-racist care. Dr. Cénat is a fellow of the Royal Society of Canada's College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists.

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