The 2015 workplace mental health priorities report

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Dr. Tyler Amell is a Partner at Morneau Shepell. He is an occupational epidemiologist who specializes in knowledge creation and communication related to the distribution, cause, and control of injury and illness in working populations. Tyler advises organizations on their needs related to strategic and integrated workplace health, as well as absence notification and management, disability management and disability prevention, workers’ compensation, strategy, process and initiative evaluation, evidence-informed decision making, mental health, musculoskeletal health, chronic disease wellbeing programs and workplace health and safety.

Another of Tyler’s areas of expertise is in applied health research, and using evidence, data, and technology to make better, more informed business, and health-related decisions when it comes to strategy, funding, prevention, assessment and treatment. He was one of a select group of international experts on the panel evaluating the $13 million Canadian Federal Government fund allocation for the Canadian Institutes of Health Research and the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada combined Healthy and Productive Work innovation initiative for 2016. Tyler also serves on the Executive Board of Directors of the Canadian Association for Research on Work and Health.

Tyler has given seminars and presentations at over 85 national and international conferences and has authored over 35 peer-reviewed publications, as well as book chapters and technical reports for industry. He is a former instructor at the University of Calgary, University of Alberta, University of Ottawa and Queen’s University in occupational health, disability management, risk management, and other allied health programs such as physical therapy, rehabilitation medicine, anatomy, biostatistics, biomechanics, kinesiology and continuing education. Tyler holds a Doctorate in Rehabilitation Medicine from the University of Alberta, a Master’s of Science in Rehabilitation Medicine from Queen’s University and a Bachelor’s of Science in Human Kinetics from the University of Ottawa.