Dr. Kristin Cleverley
Dr. Cleverley, RN, PhD, CPMHN(C) is the CAMH Chair in Mental Health Nursing Research and Associate Professor in the Faculty of Nursing and Department of Psychiatry at the University of Toronto and Senior Scientist in the Margaret and Wallace McCain Centre for Child, Youth & Family Mental Health at CAMH. She is the Chair of the University of Toronto Inlight Student Mental Health Research Initiative and Co-Chaired the Ontario Health Quality Standard on Youth-to-Adult Health Care Transitions.
Julia Davies, RN, MN
Julia is a PhD student at the Lawrence Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing at the University of Toronto, a Registered Nurse at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, and a research trainee with the Longitudinal Youth in Transition Study. Her clinical background spans general surgery, multi-system trauma care, and acute mental health and addictions nursing, and she is developing expertise in youth mental health research and patient-oriented research through her work with LYiTS. The focus of her doctoral research includes psycho-social and functional outcomes of traumatic brain injury/concussion among youth who are accessing mental health and addictions care.
Soha joined the Cleverley Lab in September 2018 as a work-study Student at CAMH. Currently, she is working as a Clinical Research Project Assistant at The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids). At SickKids, she assists in recruiting participants, collecting and managing data for the LYiTS. She completed her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology at the University of Toronto. Due to her experience and passion for research, Soha hopes to pursue graduate studies in Psychology in the near future.
Katherine Sainsbury, RN, MPA, CPMHN(C)
Katherine supports all the Cleverley Lab’s research activities as a Research Coordinator, primarily working on the Longitudinal Youth in Transition Study (LYiTS). Katherine is a Registered Nurse at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH), and a PhD student at the Lawrence Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing at the University of Toronto. In addition to mental health and addictions care, her clinical experience includes pediatrics and perinatal nursing. She holds a Master of Public Administration from Queen’s University, and a BSc from McGill University. Katherine is passionate about the ways in which clinical practice, research, and policy can intersect to improve patient outcomes.
Eden Rosenblatt, MSc
Eden supports the Cleverley Lab as a Research Analyst, primarily working on the NavigateCAMPUS study. She graduated from McMaster University with her HBSc in Psychology, Neuroscience, and Behaviour, and her MSc in Global Health. Eden previously acted as a research student or assistant in multiple psychology or neuropsychiatry labs, including at McMaster University, Baycrest Hospital, Sunnybrook Hospital, and the Centre for Neuropsychiatric Sciences. Eden is passionate about patient-centered approaches to care, and youth and student mental health access.
Emma McCann, HBSc
Knowledge Translation & Engagement Specialist
Emma supports the Cleverley Lab knowledge translation and implementation activities at the Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing and is the acting Engagement Lead of Inlight. She graduated from the University of Toronto with a Honours Bachelor of Science. Emma's background is in stakeholder engagement in research and systems of care. She is passionate about moving evidence and community knowledge into practice and developing capacity for collaboration across mental health settings.
Celeste Agard, MSc
Celeste is a Research Analyst with the Inlight Student Mental Health Research Initiative at the University of Toronto. She supports the operationalization of various research projects within the Cleverley lab, and the evaluation of the ongoing redesign of campus-based mental health services at U of T. Celeste graduated from the Institute of Psychology, Psychiatry and Neuroscience, King's College London with a Master's of Science. She has extensive experience in the design and conduct of mental health research with vulnerable populations in specialized clinical and academic settings, and is a trained scholarly writer.
Lexi Ewing, MA, PhD
Dr. Lexi Ewing is a Research Coordinator with the Margaret and Wallace McCain Centre for Child, Youth & Family Mental Health at CAMH. She works in collaboration with the Cleverley Lab to manage the NavigateCAMPUS project. Lexi completed her MA and PhD at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education (OISE), University of Toronto, where her research focused on person-centered approaches to investigating post-secondary student mental health. She has particular expertise in the development and maintenance of self-injurious behaviors (e.g., nonsuicidal self-injury, suicidal behavior) in education and community based settings.
Savina Edward, RN
Savina began working at Cleverley Lab as a work-study student in 2022 and decided to continue working with the research team. She graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of Toronto and is a registered nurse. Savina began her contributions to the lab by helping to build out the Core Components Toolkit and has slowly transitioned into supporting the lab in a variety of other areas such as updating the Cleverley Lab website, conducting literature reviews for research projects and providing administrative support where needed.