Professor of Psychiatry and Neuroscience, University of Alberta
Prof. Andrew Greenshaw
Establishment Chair, eMHIC Special Interest Group on AI
Professor of Psychiatry and Neuroscience at the University of Alberta and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts, Dr. Andy Greenshaw trained in Europe and Canada.
He served as founding Co-Chair of the Alberta Addictions and Mental Health Research Partnership Committee (2006-2015) and is Research Director for the APEC Digital Hub for Best Practices in Mental Health, a digital hub that will serve the combined APEC population of 2.7 Billion people. His active research includes the application of machine learning and data-mining to prediction of differential diagnosis and treatment responses in mental disorders.
He was the single invited panelist to speak on AI and Health at the Canada-hosted G7 conference on AI in Montreal in December 2018. Andy was an invited panelist at the Canadian annual E-Mental Health conference in March 2020 in Toronto, speaking on “Is Change Coming” and was also an invited participant in training on mental health for the RCMP K Division officers’ training in Edmonton in February 2020.
Andy is actively engaged in research into post-traumatic stress injury (PTSI), including collaborations with the Canadian Military. His E-health research includes working with Professor Vincent Agyapong’s supportive text-messaging group, including the $1M COVID-19 project Text4Hope.