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The Hospital for Sick Children has a long standing reputation for providing care and programs that deal with a range of issues and challenges faced by our young patients. Our new Community Health/Mental Health Program was established to more beyond the provision of exemplary health care to the achievement of measurable and sustained improvement in the physical, psychological and social well being of children and adolescents.

As Health Services Researcher, you will take a leading role in the Program. The Program, which adopts a determinants of health model, is committed to the development of local, provincial and national community health and mental health networks and systems. Within these networks/systems the focus of the program will be on outcome measurement to produce effective interventions, evidence-based training and professional continuing education, and public information which can be shown to lead to healthier children and youth.

You hold a Ph.D. in a related discipline as well as a demonstrated track record of collaborative research in one or more of the following health/mental health areas: community intervention, outcomes, systems or cost-benefit analysis. You will also be expected to play a leadership role in building these areas within the Program. Additionally, you will be cross-appointed to appropriate academic Departments at the University of Toronto.

We offer an environment that is both professionally challenging and personally rewarding. Please forward your resume, quoting file number PS9836-JB, in confidence, by May 1st, 1998, to: Johanna Beneteau, The Hospital for Sick Children, 555 University Avenue, Toronto, Ontario M5G 1X8 Fax: (416) 813-5671 Email:

The University of Toronto encourages applications from qualified women and men, members of visible minorities, aboriginal peoples and people with disabilities. In accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, this advertisement is directed firstly to Canadian Citizens and permanent residents.

published in The Globe and Mail Company