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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
trans-LINK Canada Network, ASTER: Addressing Sex Trafficking through Education and Research
Social & Behavioural Health Sciences Division
SGS Status
Full Member
Appointment Status
Status Only
Currently Accepting Doctoral Students?

Research Interests

  • gender-based violence
  • health service delivery
  • development and evaluation of online curricula
  • community engaged research

Other Affiliations

Director, Collaborative Specialization in Women’s Health

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

Primary Teaching Responsibilities

Gender and Health (CHL 5109H)

Select Honours & Awards

Excellence in Policy and Practice Award, Nursing Network on Violence Against Women International 

Distinguished Fellow Award, International Association of Forensic Nurses 

Excellence in Education Award: Collaborative Care, Women’s College Hospital 

Continuing Senior Fellow, Massey College  

Vision Award, International Association of Forensic Nurses        

Current Research Projects

Mobilizing partnerships to enhance sexual assault and intimate partner violence services for trans and gender diverse persons: trans-LINK Canada Network

Development and evaluation of an online curriculum on sex trafficking for forensic nurse examiners

Development and evaluation of an online curriculum on intimate partner violence against trans and gender diverse persons for health and social service providers

ASTER: Addressing Sex Trafficking through Education and Research

Representative Publications

Elliott, S., Kelly, C.E., Jacobson, D., Montemurro, F., Bruder, R., Mason, R., & Du Mont, J. (2023). Identification of domestic sex trafficked persons in social service settings in Canada: A qualitative study. Journal of Social Services Research, 49(2), 1-13. doi: 10.1080/01488376.2023.2242886 

Du Mont, J., Coelho, M., Lebel, N., Friedman Burley, J., Kosa, S.D., & Macdonald, S. (2023). Recommendations to improve the nature and extent of relationships among organizations within a network to enhance supports for transgender survivors of sexual assault. March 02, 2023, International Journal of Public Health Management and Practice, 1-10. doi: 10.1097/PHH.0000000000001699 

Hodgins, E., Mutis, J., Mason, R., & Du Mont, J. (2022). Sex trafficking of women and girls in Canada: A scoping review of the scholarly literature. Trauma, Violence & Abuse, 0(0). 

Du Mont, J., Solomon, S., Kosa, D., & Macdonald, S. (2018). Development and evaluation of sexual assault training for emergency department staff in Ontario, Canada. Nurse Education Today, 70, 124-129. doi: 10.1016/j.nedt.2018.08.025

Du Mont, J., Van, L., Kosa, D, Macdonald, S. (2018). Exploring receipt of HIV PEP counseling among women sexually assaulted by an intimate partner. The Open Aids Journal, 12, 1-5. doi: 2174/1874613601812010001

Du Mont, J., Kosa, D., Macdonald, S., & Mason, R. (2017). The promise of an interactive, online curriculum in improving the competence of those working in health care settings to address sexual assault. Journal of Multidisciplinary Health Care, 10, 425-427. doi: 10.2147/JMDH.S148075

Balfour, G., Du Mont J., &White, D. (2017). “To this day she continues to struggle with the terror imposed upon her”: Rape narratives in victim impact statements. Women & Criminal Justice, 0, 1-20. doi: 10.1080/08974454.2017.1342744

Du Mont, J., Wolde-Yohannes, M., Macdonald, S., Kosa, D., & Turner, L. (2017). A comparison of intimate partner and other sexual assault victims use of different types of specialized hospital-based violence services. BMC Women’s Health, 17(59). doi: 10.1186/s12905-017-0408-9

Du Mont, J., Kosa, D., Yang, R., Solomon, S., & Macdonald, S. (2017). Determining the effectiveness of an elder abuse nurse examiner curriculum: A pilot study. Nurse Education Today, 55, 71-76. doi: 10.1016/j.nedt.2017.05.002

Du Mont, J., & Forte, T. (2016). Perceived discrimination and self-rated health in Canada: An exploratory study. BMC Public Health, 16(1). doi: 10.1186/s12889-016-3344-y

Lanthier, S., Du Mont, J., & Mason, R. (2016). Responding to delayed disclosure of sexual assault in health settings: A systematic review. Trauma, Violence, & Abuse, 1-15. doi: 10.1177/1524838016659484

Du Mont, J., Macdonald, S., & Kosa, D. (2016). An examination of victim, assailant, and assault characteristics among cases classified as predatory drug-facilitated sexual assault. Women’s Health Issues, 26(4), 393-400. doi: 10.1016/j.whi.2016.05.010.

Du Mont, J., Macdonald, Kosa, D., & Brown, R. (2016). Sexual assault of adolescent girls: Examining acute care service use. Paediatrics and Child Health, 21(3), 163-164.

Du Mont, J., Kosa, D., Macdonald, S., Elliot, S., & Yaffe, M. (2016). Development of skills-based competencies for forensic nurse examiners providing elder abuse care. BMJ Open, 6: e009690.