dr. Ruth Lanius

Dr. Ruth Lanius

Professor of Psychiatry

Ruth Lanius, MD, PhD, Professor of Psychiatry is the director of the posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) research unit at the University of Western Ontario.

She currently holds the Harris-Woodman Chair in Mind-Body Medicine at the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry at the University of Western Ontario.

Her research interests focus on studying the neurobiology of PTSD and treatment outcome research examining various pharmacological and psychotherapeutic methods.

She has authored more than 150 published papers and chapters in the field of traumatic stress and is currently funded by several federal funding agencies.

She regularly lectures on the topic of PTSD nationally and internationally. She has recently published a book ‘Healing the traumatized self: consciousness, neuroscience, treatment’ with Paul Frewen.


Dr. Ruth Lanius, M.D., Ph.D.

London Health Sciences Centre
339 Windermere Rd., PO Box 5339
London, Ontario
N6A 5A5

Tel: (519) 663-3306
Fax: (519) 663-3927

E-mail: ruth.lanius@lhsc.on.ca