Laurence Katz, MD
Laurence Y. Katz, M.D., FRCPC is Professor and Head of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at the University of Manitoba and Medical Director, Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services at the Health Sciences Centre in Winnipeg. He received his medical and adult psychiatric training at the University of Manitoba and his child and adolescent psychiatry training at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx N.Y. He is an adjunct scientist at the Manitoba Centre for Health Policy and has published numerous papers using the population health administrative database in mental health outcomes. He has held and been part of numerous grants funded by CIHR, PHAC and other national funding agencies related to work with First Nations communities and is widely published in particular in the areas of suicide and suicidal behaviour.

Recent Publications:

Biscontri R, Jha S*, Collins D, Bugden S, Katz L, Alessi-Severini S. (2017). Movement Disorders in Children and Adolescents Receiving Antipsychotic Pharmacotherapy: A Population-based Study. J Child Adolesc Psychopharmacol. 27: 892-896.
Refereed?: Yes

Aquin J*, Roos L, Distasio J, Katz L, Bourque J, Bolton J, Bolton S, Wong J, Chateau D, Somers J, Enns M, Hwang S, Frankish J, Sareen J. (2017). Effect of Housing First On Suicidal Behaviour: A Randomised Controlled Trial of Homeless Adults with Mental Disorders. Canadian Journal of Psychiatry. 62: 473-481.
Refereed?: Yes

Randall J*, Roos L, Lix L, Katz L, Bolton J. (2017). Emergency department and inpatient coding for self harm and suicide attempts: validation using clinician assessment data. Int J Methods Psychiatr Res. 26:1-8.
Refereed?: Yes

Randall J*, Chateau D, Bolton J, Smith M, Katz L, Burland E, Taylor C, Nickel N, Enns J, Katz A, Brownell M. (2017). Increasing medication adherence and income assistance access for first episode psychosis patients. PLoS One. 12: 1-11.
Refereed?: Yes

Roseman M*, Saadat N, Riehm K, Kloda L, Boruff J, Ickowicz A, Baltzer F, Katz L, Patten S, Rousseau C, Thombs B. (2017). Depression screening and health outcomes in children and adolescents: A systematic review. Can J Psychiatry. 62: 813-817.
Refereed?: Yes

Leong C, Sareen J, Leslie W, Enns M, Bolton J, Alessi-Severini S, Katz L, Logsetty S, Snider C, Berry J, Prior H, Chateau D. (2017). Validity of the Days Supply Field In Pharmacy Administrative Claims Data for the Identification of Blister Packaging of Medications. Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf. 26: 1540-1545.
Refereed?: Yes 

Enns J*, Randall J, Smith M, Chateau D, Taylor C, Brownell M, Bolton J, Burland E, Katz A, Katz L, Nickel N. (2017). A multi-modal intervention for children with ADHD reduces inequity in health and education outcomes. Can J Psychiatry. 62: 403-412.
Refereed?: Yes

Mota N, Enns J*, Katz L. (2017). The importance of a valid comparison group. JAMA Psychiatry. 74: 972-973.

University Rank: Professor

Clinical/Academic/Administrative Responsibilities
Head, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (University of Manitoba)
Medical Director, Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services

Contact Information
Health Sciences Centre
PZ162 PsycHealth Centre
771 Bannatyne Avenue,
Winnipeg, MB.,R3E 3N4
Phone: (204)787-7564
Fax:(204) 787-4975
Email: lkatz@hsc.mb.ca