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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 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
  • development and evaluation of online curricula

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)

Honours & Awards

Current Research Projects

Responding to violence against older women

Enhancing sexual assault services for trans persons

Enhancing sexual assault services for Indigenous survivors

Implementation of an elder abuse intervention in hospital-based violence services

Development of online curriculum on trans-affirming care for forensic nurse examiners

Representative Publications

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

Mason R., Du Mont, J., Paterson, M., & Hyman, I. (2018). Experiences of child protection workers in collaborating with adult mental health providers: An exploratory study from Ontario, Canada. Children and Youth Services Review, 86, 271-276. doi: 1016/j.childyouth.2018.02.005

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

Du Mont, J., *Kosa, D., +Macdonald, S., Benoit, A., & Forte, T. (2017). A comparison of Indigenous and non-Indigenous survivors of sexual assault and their receipt of and satisfaction with specialized health care services. PLoS ONE, 12(11): e0188253. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0188253

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., +MacDonald, S., *Kosa, D., & Smith, T. (2016). Nonoffending guardian assessment of hospital-based sexual abuse/assault services for children. Journal of Forensic Nursing, 12(1), 35-38.

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.