Vice-President Medical and Academic Affairs
Roumen Milev MD PhD FRCPsych FRCPC DFCPA DFAPA Professor of Psychiatry and Psychology, Director, Centre for Neuroscience Studies, Queen’s University, Kingston, ON Vice-President, Medical and Academic Affairs, Providence Care Hospital, Kingston, ON Dr. Milev completed his medical degree in Sofia, Bulgaria in 1983, obtained Specialty of Psychiatry in Bulgaria, MRCPsych in England and FRCPC in Canada. Defended his PhD in Forensic Psychiatry. In 1995 he moved to Regina, Canada where he became Medical Director of the Mental Health Clinic. In 2001 he was appointed Clinical Director of the Mood Disorder Research and Treatment Service in Kingston. From 2007 untill 2017 he was the Head of Department of Psychiatry, and since 2017 Director of Centre for Neuroscience studies at Queen’s University. Elected as Distinguished Fellow of both Canadian and American Psychiatric Associations. He is actively involved in research in Depression, Bipolar Disorder, and other mental disorders. Main areas of his research include stigma and dealing with it, sleep architecture, psychopharmacological and rTMS treatments. Most recently a major focus of his research have been biomarkers in depression, as part of the CANBIND integrated discovery program. Dr. Milev has over 70 peer reviewed publications and book chapters. He lead symposia, workshops and panel discussions at conferences and has presented numerous lectures to Psychiatrists, Family Physicians and other health professionals. Dr. Milev is involved actively in undergraduate, graduate and postgraduate teaching, including supervision of masters and PhD students. He has been involved with CANMAT guidelines for management of patients with Major Depressive Disorder and Bipolar Disorders. He has won several prizes and awards.