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Kaleigh Alkenbrack

Physician, Dalla Lana Fellow in Global Journalism, University of Toronto

Kaleigh Alkenbrack is a family physician based in the Niagara Peninsula, and who completed a Post-Graduate Clinical Fellowship in Mental Health and Psychotherapy from McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario and a Master of Arts in Gender Studies from Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario. In clinical practice, Kaleigh provides publicly funded neuro-rehabilitative psychotherapy to individuals and families with a focus on the mood and cognition changes that can follow brain injury, stroke, and dementia. In her reporting, she is open to stories about the privatization of mental health care, mental health literacy, knowledge translation of neuroscience, trends in disability insurance and social policy, and how structural inequities impact health and wellness. She welcomes ideas and experiences at


  • 2020–2021
    Fellow in Global Journalism, University of Toronto