DR. DIANE MCINTOSH
BSc Pharmacy, MD, FRCPC
Clinical Assistant Professor, University of British Columbia
Dr. McIntosh graduated from Dalhousie University, where she completed an undergraduate degree in pharmacy before completing her medical school training. She completed 2 years of a pediatric residency and then an adult psychiatry residency. She is a clinical assistant professor at the University of British Columbia and has a community psychiatry practice. She is extensively involved in continuing medical education programs to colleagues nationally and internationally, with a focus on rational pharmacology. She has a particular interest in the neurobiology of mood and anxiety disorders and ADHD.
Dr. McIntosh is the editor of book, Stress: The Psychology of Managing Pressure, and the author of numerous clinical and research papers. She has published blogs in the Huffington Post, focusing on mental health issues. She is the co-creator of SwitchRx, the online psychotropic medication switching tool, designed to support seamless prescribing in busy clinical practice.