Week 2018


Dr. Amy Porath

Director of Research, Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction

November 19, 2018 | 10:30 am


Dr. Amy Porath is the Director of Research at the Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction (CCSA). Dr. Porath ensures that CCSA advances knowledge in the substance use field to inform policies and practice and respond to gaps in knowledge. For the past 17 years, her research on substance use issues has focused on cannabis and drug-impaired driving. As an internationally recognized subject-matter expert, her expertise is sought out by the Government of Canada, parliamentary committees, the Senate of Canada and the World Health Organization. With a Ph.D. in psychology from Carleton University, Dr. Porath is a member of the College of Problems on Drug Dependence and the International Council on Alcohol, Drugs and Traffic Safety, and is co-chair of CCSA’s Expert Advisory Group on Cannabis.

Dr. Amy Porath