Dr. Deborah Scharf
PhD, C.Psych Associate Professor
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
Deborah Scharf, PhD (University of Pittsburgh, 2009) is a clinical and health psychologist. She is an Associate Professor of Psychology (primary) with secondary appointments in Health Sciences and Education at Lakehead University, and the mental health lead within Lakehead's EPID@Work. Dr. Scharf's research includes studies of healthcare access for poor and underserved groups; behavioral health delivery systems; cannabis and tobacco use, treatment, and policy; behavioral healthcare services for injured workers, 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.
Dr. Scharf is accepting graduate students for fall 2023.