Dr. Bradford is a Professor in the Division of Forensic Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ottawa. He has a cross appointment as Professor in the Department of Criminology, University of Ottawa. He is also a Professor in the Department of Psychiatry, Queen’s University and Adjunct Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Alberta and previously at the University of Saskatchewan Dr. Bradford is a graduate in medicine and received a diploma of psychological medicine, both from the University of Capetown, South Africa. He holds specialist degrees in Psychiatry from South Africa, the UK, USA and Canada; he also has an added qualification in Forensic Psychiatry from the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. He is a Founder of Forensic Psychiatry granted by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. He is also the Chair of the Examination Board for the subspecialty of Forensic Psychiatry under the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.
Dr. Bradford’s research interests focus on the assessment and treatment of the paraphilias, as well as other aspects of forensic psychiatry. He has published over 130 peer-reviewed papers; more than 40 chapters in academic books, including textbooks; presented at over 300 peer-reviewed international and national conferences, co-authored 4 books.