Deborah Scharf

PhD, C.Psych
Assistant Professor

Department: 
Email: 
dscharf1@lakeheadu.ca
Phone Number: 
+1 (807) 343-8773
Office Location: 
Braun Building, BB-1007E
Office Hours: 
Mon-Fri by Appointment
Academic Qualifications: 

2009 - Ph.D., Clinical Psychology and Biological and Health Psychology; University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA (APA Accredited)

2009 - Clinical Psychology Internship; Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, Pittsburgh, PA, USA (APA Accredited)

2005 - M.S., Clinical Psychology and Biological and Health Psychology; University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA (APA Accredited)

2000 - B.A., Honours in Psychology; McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, CANADA

Date joined Lakehead: 
August 2017
Research Interests: 

Deborah Scharf, PhD (University of Pittsburgh, 2009) is a clinical and health psychologist. She is an Assistant Professor of Psychology (primary) and Education (adjunct) at Lakehead University. Dr. Scharf's research includes studies of healthcare access for poor and underserved groups; behavioral health delivery systems; tobacco use, treatment, and policy; behavioral healthcare services for military personnel and veterans; and innovations in in vivo electronic data capture. Prior to joining Lakehead University, Dr. Scharf was a Behavioral and Social Scientist at the RAND Corporation and Core Faculty member of the RAND Pardee Graduate School.