Mental Health Working Group Profile

Robert Maunder

MD

Professor of Psychiatry, University of Toronto; Deputy Psychiatrist-in-Chief, Sinai Health

Bob Maunder is the Chair of Health and Behaviour at Sinai Health System. His research, in collaboration with Dr. Jon Hunter, focuses on how interpersonal relationships and psychological stress influence health. He was the lead author of a series of studies describing the long-term psychological impact of SARS on hospital workers and is leading a CIHR-funded study of the positive impact of Peer Resilience Champions to mitigate the psychological impact of COVID-19 on healthcare workers. He is the author of 4 books and over 100 papers and chapters describing this work.