Training program at the Research Centre

The Douglas Institute Research Centre provides a fertile training ground for candidates interested in building expertise through participation in mental health-related research that focuses on causes, cures, treatments, quality of patient services, technologies and pharmacology.

The training program is intended for students enrolled in degree programs at the bachelors, masters, doctoral or postdoctoral levels, from all recognized universities, in the following disciplines:

  • Psychiatry
  • Neurology
  • Pharmacology
  • Physiology
  • Psychology
  • Epidemiology
  • Anthropology 
  • Sociology
  • Other subjects related to psychiatry

The Douglas Institute Research Centre offers a stimulating range of training options in:

Three divisions:

  • Neuroscience
  • Psychosocial
  • Clinical Research

Four research themes:

Interested candidates must contact their respective departments to learn more about the training program and its regulations, schedules, and application requirements. For additional details on current research projects at the Research Centre, and/or to identify prospective supervisors, please visit the profiles of the principal investigators and/or their laboratories.


Joseph Rochford, Ph.D.
Director of Academic Affairs
Douglas Institute
6875 LaSalle Blvd.
Montreal, (Quebec) H4H 1R3

Tel.: 514 761-6131, ext. 4931
Fax: 514 762-3049