Joseph Puyat

Graduate Students
Joseph Puyat
Position Title: 
PhD Student & GRA



Joseph H. Puyat is the Data Manager for the BC node of the Canadian Primary Care Sentinel Surveillance Network (CPCSSN) and also a Research Methodologist at the Centre for Health Evaluation and Outcome Sciences (CHEOS). He holds master's degrees in Social Psychology and Healthcare and Epidemiology. Currently, he is completing his PhD at the UBC School of Population and Public Health, examining how data from Electronic Medical Records can be used to study the epidemiology of depression and the integration and coordination of primary mental health care in Canada.



  • Puyat, JH, Daw, JR, Cunningham, CM, Law, MR, Wong ST, Greyson, DL, Morgan, SG. Racial and ethnic disparities in the use of antipsychotic medication: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Journal of Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology, (submitted June 13, 2012).
  • Puyat JH, Law MR, Wong ST, et al. The essential and potentially inappropriate use of antipsychotics across income groups: an analysis of linked administrative data. Canadian journal of psychiatry. Revue canadienne de psychiatrie. 2012;57(8):488–495.
  • Puyat J. Is the Influence of Social Support on Mental Health the Same for Immigrants and Non-Immigrants? Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health. 2012:1–8.
  • Puyat JH, Hanley GE, Cunningham CM, et al. Ethnic Disparities in Antipsychotic Drug Use in British Columbia: A Cross-Sectional Retrospective Study. Psychiatr Serv. 2011 1;62(9):1026–1031