PCHC Positive Coping with Health Conditions

Elliot Goldner, MD, FRC(P), MHSc

Dr. Elliot Goldner is a Professor at Simon Fraser University's Faculty of Health Sciences. Before joining the Faculty of Health Sciences at Simon Fraser University, Dr. Goldner was on faculty at the University of British Columbia's Faculty of Medicine for 20 years, where he was a very active teacher and researcher and he founded and headed the Division of Mental Health Policy & Services.

Dr. Goldner directs a national Research Training Program, entitled 'Research in Addiction & Mental Health Policy & Services' that has been funded by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research in order to train scientists to conduct research to advance the healthcare system's approach to mental illness and addiction. Dr. Goldner has received various awards for his scholarly work and he has served on various Boards of Directors.

Currently he is a Director on the Board of the Centre for Addiction Research, at the University of Victoria, and is also serves on the Board of the Coast Foundation Society, a non-profit society that provides services to people with severe mental illnesses.

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