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Daniel Ambrosini



Assistant Professor,
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Neurosciences
905.522.1155 ext. 39144
dambro@mcmaster.ca

Dr. Ambrosini is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Neurosciences at McMaster, and Legal Counsel in the Forensic Psychiatry Program at St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton. He received his postdoctoral fellow at Harvard Law School and a research lawyer with the Law Commission of Ontario. Prior to that, he received his Masters of Science from the McGill University, his LLB/BCL from McGill Faculty of Law and Bachelor of Arts from McGill Department of Psychology. He lectured at Harvard and McGill and worked with criminal defense firms in Quebec and Ontario. The topic of his doctoral dissertation explored clinical, ethical and legal aspects of psychiatric advance directives and the role autonomy for individuals with mental illness.

Dr. Ambrosini’s current research focuses on law and neurosciences (neurolaw), neuroethics, forensic psychiatry and psychiatric ethics including topics such as consent and capacity and decision-making.

View profile on Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Neurosciences website