Board Paul Kurdyak Toronto, ON Dr. Paul Kurdyak is clinical director of emergency crisis services and head of research in the Centralized Assessment, Triage and Support (CATS) Program at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health. Dr. Kurdyak holds a CIHR New Investigator Award. Dr. Kurdyak received his MD from the University of Toronto in 1997. He completed his psychiatry specialty training at the University of Toronto in 2003 and then completed a PhD in clinical epidemiology in the Health Policy, Management and Evaluation Program at the University of Toronto in 2008. Dr. Kurdyak’s key research interests are mental health services research, psychiatric and medical comorbidity, and barriers to mental health care.