A.G. Ahmed, MBBS, MSc, LLM, MPsychMed, MRCPsych, FRCPC, is a forensic psychiatrist, the
associate chief (Forensic), and the director of the Anger Disorders Clinic at the Royal Ottawa Mental
Health Centre. He is an associate professor in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of
Ottawa and he also has a cross appointment in the Department of Criminology, University of Ottawa.
He is a member of the Ontario Review Board, the Nunavut Review Board, an examiner for the Royal
College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and for the Medical Council of Canada, a supervisor
at Albert Ellis Institute of Rational Emotive Behavior erapy, and a consultant for the Correctional
Service of Canada.
Daniel L. Ambrosini is a post-doctoral research fellow at Harvard Law School’s Program on the Legal
Profession. He holds a BA in psychology (behavioural neuroscience/philosophy), an LLB/BCL in com-
mon and civil law, respectively, and an MSc and PhD in psychiatry from McGill University. During law
school, he was a founding member and co-editor-in-chief of the McGill Journal of Law & Health. He is
a licensed lawyer with the Law Society of Upper Canada, where he completed national articles practi-
cing criminal law in Quebec and Ontario. His doctoral dissertation examined clinical, ethical, and legal
aspects of psychiatric advance directives and the role of autonomy for individuals with mental illness.
Julio E. Arboleda-Flórez, MD, DLF, DPsych, PhD, FRCPC, DABFP, DLFAPA, FCPA, FACFP, FABFE,
is a professor emeritus at Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario. Among other academic positions he
has held, he was a professor of forensic psychiatry and of law at the University of Calgary, the head of
the Department of Psychiatry at Queen’s University, and the director of Queen’s/PAHO/WHO Regional
Unit for Research and Training in Psychiatric and Behavioural Epidemiology, also at Queen’s University.
Dr. Arboleda-Flórez has spoken and published extensively in the international arena. He has held many
academic positions and received many awards for his accomplishments. He is also a member of many
internationa l scientic associations.
George A. Awad (1942–2007), MD, FRCPC, was born in Acre, Palestine. He became a refugee in Lebanon
at age six. He obtained his medical education in Lebanon before training in adult and child psychiatry in
the United States, and then in psychoanalysis in Toronto. He worked as a sta psychiatrist at the Hospital
for Sick Children in infant psychiatry, and later in forensic child psychiatry, and subsequently became
the director of the University of Toronto’s Family Court Clinic. He held the rank of associate professor
in the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Toronto. Dr. Awad authored more than forty articles and
chapters in psychiatric and psychoanalytic journals and books. Dr. Awad is survived by his wife Macy,
and their child ren, Melia and Tarek.

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