Timothy Stockwell, PhD - Psychologist, Addictions and Public Policy
Dr. Tim Stockwell reviews medical content for Healthwise, a nonprofit organization with a mission to help people make better health decisions. Dr. Stockwell is the Director of the Centre for Addictions Research of British Columbia, located at the University of Victoria in Victoria, British Columbia. The Centre for Addictions Research of British Columbia has produced a wide range of reports, supported consultation and processes, and secured considerable research funding. The Centre works closely with multiple Canadian government departments to ensure the best available evidence is considered in the policy-making process. Dr. Stockwell was also the former Director of Australia's National Drug Research Institute before his present appointment in Canada. Dr. Stockwell also served as a Lecturer at the Addiction Research Unit, Institute of Psychiatry, University of London, in London, England.
Education and Training
MA (Hons): Oxford University, Oxford, England, 1979
PhD: University of London, London, England, 1979
MSc: University of Surrey, Guildford, England, 1980
Honorary Research Fellowship: Exeter University, Exeter, Devon, England, 1983–1988
Professor of Psychology, University of Victoria, Victoria, BC, 2004–present
Professor, Curtin University of Technology, Perth, Australia, 1996–2004
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Dr. Stockwell receives honoraria from the Drug and Alcohol Office of Western Canada. He also receives grant support from the Institute for Scientific Analysis USA, the Canadian Institute for Health Research, and the British Columbia Provincial Health Services Authority.
Author: Healthwise Staff