Faculty Member

Janice Du Mont Ed.D. Applied Psychology

Email Address(es)
Office Phone
416 351 3732 x2705
Office Address
Women's College Research Institute, Women's College Hospital 7th Floor, 790 Bay Street Toronto, ON M5G 1N8
Social & Behavioural Health Sciences Division
SGS Status
Full Member
Appointment Status
Status Only

Research Interests

  • gender-based violence
  • health-based responses to sexual assault and domestic violence
  • uses and impacts of medical forensic evidence in sexual assault cases
  • HIV and sexual assault
  • drug-facilitated sexual assault
  • elder abuse
  • health policy and health services delivery

Other Affiliations

Associate Professor, Dalla Lana School of Public Health

Scientist, Women’s College Research Institute, Women’s College Hospital

Primary Teaching Responsibilities

Honours & Awards

Current Research Projects

Prevalence and factors associated with intimate partner violence among racialized women and men in Canada

Prevalence and types of intimate partner violence among women with disabilities

Consequences of intimate partner violence for women with disabilities

An evaluation of Sexual Assault/Domestic Violence Treatment Centres from the perspectives of clients

Needs assessment for elder abuse services at hospital-based Sexual Assault/Domestic Violence Treatment Centres

Follow-up care for sexually assaulted women and men

Adult male sexual assault

Representative Publications

Du Mont, J., Chertkow, L., Macdonald, S., Asllani, E., Bainbridge, D., & Cohen, M.M. (2012). Factors associated with the sexual assault of students: An exploratory study of victims treated at hospital-based sexual assault treatment centers. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 27(18), 1-16. ePub 2012 June 1.

Du Mont, J., Macdonald, S., Myhr, T.L., & Loutfy, M.R. (2011). Sustainability of an HIV PEP program for sexual assault survivors: “Lessons learned” from health care providers. Open Aids Journal, 5, 102-112.

Yoshida, K., Du Mont, J., Odette, F., & Lysy, D. (2011). Factors associated with physical and sexual violence among Canadian women living with physical disabilities. Health Care for Women International, 32(8), 762-775.

Du Mont, J., James, P., Forte, T., & Cohen, M.M. (2010). Factors associated with child witnessing of intimate partner violence in Canada. Medicine and Law [Special 30th Anniversary Edition], 29(2), 275-288.

Du Mont, J., Macdonald, S., Rotbard, N., Bainbridge, D., *Asllani, E., Smith, N., & Cohen, M.M. (2010). Drug-facilitated sexual assault in Ontario: Toxicological and DNA findings. Journal of Forensic and Legal Medicine, 17(6), 333-338.

Hyman, I., Forte, T., Du Mont, J., Romans, S.E., & Cohen, M.M. (2009). Help-seeking behavior for intimate partner violence among racial minority women in Canada. Women’s Health Issues, 19(2), 101-108.

Du Mont, J., Macdonald, S., Rotbard, N., Asllani, E., Bainbridge, D., & Cohen, M.M. (2009). Factors associated with suspected drug-facilitated sexual assault. Canadian Medical Association Journal, 180(5), 513-519.

Du Mont, J., White, D., & McGregor, M.J. (2009). An investigation of the medical forensic examination from the perspectives of sexually assaulted women. Social Science & Medicine, 68(4), 774-780.

McGregor, M.J., Du Mont, J., White, D., & Coombes, M. (2009). Examination for sexual assault: Evaluating the literature for indicators of women-centered care. Health Care for Women International, 30(1/2), 22-40.

White, D., & Du Mont, J. (2009). Visualizing sexual assault: An exploration of optical technologies in the medico-legal context. Social Science & Medicine, 68(1), 1-8.

Du Mont, J., Myhr, T.L., Husson, H., Macdonald, S., Rachlis, A., & Loutfy, M.R. (2008). HIV post-exposure prophylaxis use among Ontario female adolescent sexual assault victims: A prospective analysis. Sexually Transmitted Diseases, 35(12), 973-978.

Romans, S., Cohen, M.M., Forte, T., Du Mont, J., & Hyman, I. (2008). Gender and psychotropic medication use: The role of intimate partner violence. Preventive Medicine, 46(6), 615-621.

Du Mont, J., Forte, T., & Badgley, R.F. (2008). Does the punishment fit the crime? Judicial sentencing in adolescent and adult sexual assault cases. Medicine and Law, 27(2), 477-498.

Loutfy, M.R., Macdonald, S., Myhr, T., Humphries, H., Du Mont, J., Balla, S., Antoniou, T., & Rachlis, A. (2008). Prospective cohort study of HIV post-exposure prophylaxis for sexual assault survivors. Antiviral Therapy, 13(1), 87-95.

Du Mont, J., Miller, K-L., & White, D. (2007). Social workers perspectives on victim impact statements in cases of sexual assault in Canada. Women and Criminal Justice, 18(3), 1-23.

Romans, S., Forte, T., Cohen, M.M., Du Mont, J., & Hyman, I. (2007). Who is most at risk for intimate partner violence? A Canadian population-based study. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 22(12), 1495-1514.