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Dr. Alex Abramovich
Scientist
Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH)

Dr. Alex Abramovich is a Scientist at the Institute for Mental Health Policy Research, at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) and an Assistant Professor at the Dalla Lana School of Public Health and Department of Psychiatry, at the University of Toronto. Dr. Abramovich has been addressing the issue of 2SLGBTQ+ youth homelessness for nearly 15 years and is an award winning, internationally recognized leader in the area of 2SLGBTQ+ health and homelessness. His research has led to ground-breaking practice and policy reform, including the launch of Canada’s first dedicated transitional housing program for 2SLGBTQ+ youth. Dr. Abramovich has worked closely with all levels of government to develop policies and strategies that address the needs of 2SLGBTQ+ individuals and is committed to research that successfully and ethically engages the community and situates 2SLGBTQ+ young people experiencing homelessness as knowledge makers.