Dr. Gina Dimitropoulos is an Associate Professor at the Faculty of Social Work, and cross-appointed with the Departments of Psychiatry and Pediatrics at the University of Calgary. She is a Full Member of the Mathison Centre for Mental Health Research and Education, the Hotchkiss Brain Institute, the Alberta Children’s Hospital Research Institute, and the O’Brien Centre for Public Health. She is leading multi-site site studies in youth and emerging adults with mental health concerns, chronic health conditions and trauma. She brings expertise in implementation science, health service research, youth and family engagement and clinical trials. She is currently conducting treatment trials on e-Mental Health, peer support and patient navigation for youth transitioning to adulthood and across the continuum of adult mental health services. Her research also focuses on understanding risk and resiliency factors associated with child maltreatment and intimate partner violence. She has over 20 years of experience in social work practice and research.