Researcher Database

Name Location

Albina Veltman

veltmaa@mcmaster.ca
52 Cannon St. West, Suite 204
Hamilton, Ontario
905-525-4273
McMaster University
Associate Professor
Psychiatry
Department: Psychiatry and Behavioural Neurosciences
Secondary Department: St. Joseph

Languages:

  • English
  • Russian

Communities:

  • Bisexual/omnisexual/pansexual women
  • Bisexual/pansexual/omnisexual men
  • Gay men
  • Intersex people
  • Lesbians
  • People living with disabilities
  • Racialized Communities/Communities of Colour
  • Trans men
  • Trans women
  • Two Spirit People

Expertise:

  • Clinical research
  • Focus groups
  • Interviews
  • Knowledge Translation and Exchange
  • Policy analysis or development
  • Qualitative data analysis
  • Quantitative data analysis
  • Research proposal development
  • Surveys

Topic:

  • Access to care
  • Disabilities & Ableism
  • Mental health
  • Healthcare professional education

Available to Mentor:

  • Masters students
  • Undergraduate students

Current Interest in LGBTQ Research

I have completed several lectures, presentations, and articles on the topic of the history of homosexuality in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual (DSM).

Experience with LGBTQ Research

I have completed several lectures, presentations, and articles on the topic of the history of homosexuality in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual (DSM).

Community-Based Research Partners

The Well
Currently developing an LGBT mental health program in the Hamilton Region
http://www.thewellhamilton.ca

Key Publications

Sunderji, N. & Veltman, A. (2002) Homosexuality and the DSM: A History of Doctoring the Socially Marginalized. University of Western Ontario Medical Journal, 71: 10-12.

Kidd, S, Veltman, A, Gately, N, Chan, J, & Cohen, J. (2011). Lesbian, Gay, and Transgender Persons with Severe Mental Illness: Negotiating Wellness Around Multiple Sources of Stigma. American Journal of Psychiatric Rehabilitation, 14 (1): 13-39.

Veltman, A. & Chaimowitz, G. (2014). Canadian Psychiatric Association Position Paper: Mental Health Care for Individuals who Identify as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender and/or Queer (LGBTQ). The Canadian Journal of Psychiatry, 59 (11): Insert page 1-8.