Lisa Van Bussel, MD

Dr. Van Bussel is a physician leader at St. Joseph’s Health Care, Parkwood Institute, Mental Health Care Building, Geriatric Psychiatry Program and a geriatric psychiatrist with the Regional Psychogeriatic Program, St. Joseph’s Health Care, London and associate professor the Division of Geriatric Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatry, Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry, The University of Western Ontario.  Her clinical focus is on capacity development in regional communities and enhancing local psychogeriatric expertise and services.  Dr. Lisa Van Bussel has received the Ontario Psychogeriatric Association award in 2009 for Excellence and Advocacy with regarding to older adults with mental health disorders and The Association for Academic Psychiatry Teaching Award 2008.  She was Chair of the Division of Geriatric Psychiatry from 2008-2013 and was a nominee for the St. Joseph's Health Care/ Canadian Mental Health Association Breakfast of Champions Award for 2010-2012.