Tyler Brown, PhD
Dr. Brown completed a doctorate in counselling psychology at McGill University and is a postdoctoral researcher in the Department of Oncology at McGill University under the supervision of Dr. Carmen G. Loiselle. He completed a yearlong clinical psychology residence in psychosocial oncology and chronic viral illness at the McGill University Health Centre. His doctoral dissertation examined psychosocial pathways to HIV risk behaviour, with a focus on the role of stress and avoidant coping. Dr. Brown has held merit-based research fellowships with the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) as well as the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) for his doctoral dissertation and master’s thesis, respectively. Broadly considered, his research program focuses on three main areas: (1) psychosocial oncology and bereavement care, (2) men’s mental health, physical health, and health behaviours, and (3) the psychology of prestige, status, and reputation.