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Dawn Kingston


About The Author

Dr. Dawn Kingston is an award-winning researcher and mental health clinician who has worked in medicine for over twenty-five years, thirteen of those as a registered nurse in a neonatal ICU. She holds a master’s in nursing, master’s in counselling, and PhD in mental health from McMaster University and a postdoctoral fellowship from the University of Manitoba, also in mental health. She is a professor at the University of Calgary, the inaugural holder of the Lois Hole Hospital for Women Cross-Provincial Research Chair in Perinatal Mental Health, and the first Canadian chair in women’s mental health. Along with a primary appointment in the Faculty of Nursing, she maintains a cross-appointment to the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology in the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry. She has been awarded the national New Investigator Award from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research for her work in maternal mental health. Dr. Kingston also has a counselling practice where she passionately serves women. She lives in Alberta with her family. Visit her website or connect with her on Facebook @DrDawnKingston.

Books by Dawn Kingston