Charitable Trust AGM Speakers Panel

Date: Saturday, October 16, 2021

Time: 1:00-3:00 PM Eastern

Presentation Abstracts:

Dr. Chubbs will talk about her path to pursuing a career in psychiatry, the structure of her residency program, current research, and future career plans.

Caitilin will give an overview of her topic on psychosocial care and her research plans. She will also share insights from her preliminary fieldwork carried out virtually this summer with humanitarian organizations delivering psychosocial care in Canada, Denmark, Liberia, and Cyprus.    

Dr. Brittany Chubbs

Recipient of the inaugural CFUW Aboriginal Women’s Award (AWA) 2016/17 to help fund her M.D. program at Memorial University. 

  • M.D. (2019) Memorial University
  • Master of Health Ethics (2017) Memorial University
  • B.Sc. Biological Sciences (2015) University of Alberta

Dr. Chubbs is completing a residency in Psychiatry at the University of Alberta.  

She is part of a research team that is conducting a study on the addictive potential\risks associated with ketamine when used as a treatment for Major Depressive Disorder (MDD).  

Caitilin McMillan

CFUW 100th Anniversary Legacy Fellowship 2021 inaugural winner. Caitilin is a doctoral candidate at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Caitilin McMillan

  • M.Sc. Migration Studies (2011) University of Oxford
  • B.A. Global Development Studies Honours Program (2010) Queen’s University

Caitilin works with women survivors of war and torture to improve mental health and psychosocial care practices in the aftermath of violence.

Psychosocial approaches still remain a relative ‘black box’ within the humanitarian sector, but broadly offer a way of thinking about care that captures the inseparable relationship between an individual’s psychological wellbeing and their embeddedness in the wider social environment.

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The event is free; however, a donation of $30 to the Charitable Trust to attend would be most appreciated.  Here is HOW TO DONATE

You are invited to a Zoom meeting. 

When: Oct 16, 2021 01:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada) 

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