Abraham  Rudnick



Email: Abraham.rudnick@nshealth.ca
Phone: 902-460-6225
Fax: 902-465-7684
Mailing Address: 
Operational Stress Injury Clinic (OSI)
100 Eileen Stubbs Avenue
Suite 210
Dartmouth, NS B3B 1Y6
Research Topics:
  • Post-traumatic stress
  • Socio-Economic Factors
  • Bioethics
  • Philosophy of Health and Recovery
  • Psychiatric/Psychosocial Rehabilitation
  • Smart Health Technology

Related information

  • CV [PDF - 663KB]


  • BMedSc (Hebrew University)
  • MD (Hebrew University)
  • MPsych (Tel Aviv University)
  • PhD (Tel Aviv University) 

Research interests

Professor Rudnick's interests include recovery of people with mental illness and related matters such as psychiatric/psychosocial rehabilitation and smart health technology, as well as ethics and other philosophical aspects of health care. His work is inter-professional and participatory, and involves mixed methods as well as conceptual and normative analysis. 

Selected publications  

  • Rudnick A, Roe D (editors). Serious Mental Illness: Person-Centered Approaches. London, UK: Radcliffe, 2011.
  • Rudnick A (editor). Bioethics in the 21st Century. Rijeka, Croatia: InTech, 2011 (open access).
  • Rudnick A (editor). Recovery of People with Mental Illness: Philosophical and Related Perspectives. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press, 2012.
  • Rudnick A, Forchuk C (editors). Social Science Methods in Health Research. New Delhi, India: Sage, 2017.

Selected awards and honours

  • Recovery Research Pioneer Award, Psychosocial Rehabilitation/Readptation Psychosociale Canada, 2014
  • Michal Smith Research Award, Schizophrenia Society of Canada, 2015
  • Distinguished Fellowship, European Society for Person Centered Healthcare, 2015
  • Fellowship, Canadian Psychiatric Association, 2016
  • Gold Medal, European Society for Person Centered Healthcare, 2016

Service & Activity

  • Member of the Board of Directors, Research Canada