Dr. Kim Ritchie

Assistant Professor, Trent University

Kim Ritchie is an Assistant Professor in the Trent/Fleming School of Nursing and an Assistant Clinical Professor (Adjunct) in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Neuroscience at McMaster University. She completed a Ph.D. in Rehabilitation Science at Queen’s University, and a post-doctoral fellowship at the Trauma & Recovery Research Unit at McMaster University.

Dr. Ritchie’s research focuses on trauma and moral injury in healthcare providers, public safety personnel, Veterans, and older adults. For the past three years, she has been co-leading a national study exploring the mental health impacts of COVID-19 on healthcare providers and public safety personnel in Canada. Key contributions from this project have been the development of an evidence-informed treatment program and psychoeducational resources for healthcare providers and public safety personnel.