Venessa Yeung

Venessa is a research assistant in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Neurosciences.

She graduated with an Honours B.Sc. from the University of Toronto, where she double majored in Psychology and Criminology & Sociolegal Studies. Venessa’s research interests focus on how child and family mental health and well-being is impacted by biological, social, and psychological factors. Her past research experiences have focused on these areas, as well as exploring the correlations between material deprivation, neighbourhood markers, and parent and child health outcomes.

Venessa is excited to be joining the research team where she can continue contributing to research that will help improve health outcomes for children and families.