Jordan Edwards

Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Neurosciences

Jordan Edwards is a postdoctoral research fellow in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Neurosciences, supervised by Dr. Kathy Georgiades. Jordan received his Ph.D. from the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics at Western University.

Jordan has extensive experience using linked survey and health administrative data sources and has published on topics related to migrant mental health, mood and anxiety disorders, and first episode psychosis. Jordan’s work can be found in the journals of Epidemiology and Psychiatric Sciences, Psychological Medicine, Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica, and the Canadian Journal of Psychiatry.

Current Activities

Jordan’s program of research focuses on the development of a public health surveillance system to monitor mental-ill health among youth in Canada. This work will provide opportunities to compare and contrast estimates of mental-ill health in youth across time, space, and population sub-groups. The goal of this work is to provide policy makers the best possible evidence to inform equitable mental health policy.


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Research Interests

  • Epidemiology
  • Youth Mental Health
  • Migrant Mental Health
  • Measurement of Mental-ill Health
  • Surveillance Methodology
  • Data Linkage
  • Bayesian Statistics
  • Evidence Synthesis