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Amy Cheung, MD, M.Sc.

Associate scientist

Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
2075 Bayview Ave., Room FG 36
Toronto, ON
M4N 3M5

Phone: 416-480-4073
Fax: 416-480-6878

Administrative Assistant: Mark Caumeran
Phone: 416-480-4073
Fax: 416-480-6878


  • BA, 1995, economics, University of Toronto, Canada
  • MD, 1997, medicine, McMaster University, Canada
  • M.Sc., 2001, health research methodology, McMaster University

Appointments and Affiliations:

Research Foci:

  • Mental health services research
  • Adolescent mood disorders

Research Summary:

Dr. Cheung’s research interests include the management of mood disorders in adolescents and young adults by primary care providers, and the adverse effects of pharmacological treatments for mood disorders.

Selected Publications:

See current publications list at PubMed.

  1. Lam R, Levitt A, Levitan R, Michalak E, Cheung A, Morehouse R, Ramasubbu R, Yatham L, Tam E. Efficacy of bright light treatment, fluoxetine, and the combination in patients with nonseasonal major depressive disorder: a randomized clinical trial. JAMA Psychiatry. 2016 Jan;73(1):56–63.
  2. Cheung A, Kozloff N, Sacks D. Pediatric depression: an evidence-based update on treatment interventions. Curr Psychiatry Rep. 2013 Aug;15(8):381.
  3. Cheung A, Weir M, Mayhew A, Kozloff N, Brown K, Grimshaw J. Overview of systematic reviews of the effectiveness of reminders in improving healthcare professional behaviour. Syst Rev. 2012 April;1:36.
  4. Cheung A, Levitt A, Kusamakar V, Kutcher S, Dubo E, Garland J, Weiss M, Kiss A, Levitt A. Maintenance study for adolescent depression. J Child Adolesc Pharmacol. 2008 Aug;18(4):389–94.
  5. Cheung AH, Zuckerbrot RA, Jensen PS, Ghalib K, Laraque D, Stein RE; GLAD-PC Steering Group. Guidelines for adolescent depression in primary care (GLAD-PC): II. Treatment and ongoing management. Pediatrics. 2007 Nov;120(5):e1313–26.

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