Associate Professor

John Strauss

Child and Adolescent
Health Sciences Building
155 College St, Suite 425, Toronto, Ontario Canada M5T 3M6
Appointment Status

Dr. Strauss is an author on 100+ peer reviewed publications, and in the decade since his academic appointment to the Department of Psychiatry in 2005, has received over $3.3M in research funding from CIHR, BBRF, the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention and others. His collaborations have crossed many disciplines including genetics, epigenetics, psychology, statistics, engineering and computer science. Further, he has a remarkable record of collaboration and research awards, including a recent award-winning large scale EMR implementation.

Professional Interests

Psychiatric applications for natural language processing and machine learning methods

Medical informatics

Clinical documentation


Regional health information systems


Clinician Scientist, Cundill Centre for Youth Depression and Director, Medical Informatics, Centre for Addiction and Medical Health
Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry, University of Toron

Research Synopsis

Knowledge Discovery in Databases (KDD), Machine Learning, Natural Language Processing, Pharmacogenomics, Psychiatric Genomics, Psychiatry