Fellow and board member
Professor Hirdes is the senior Canadian fellow and a board member of interRAI, an international consortium of researchers from over 30 countries. He chairs interRAI's international Network of Excellence in Mental Health and the interRAI Network of Canada, a collaborative network of researchers and graduate students from across Canada. He is a member of the interRAI committee that produced the new suite of instruments and care planning protocols, and he led development of several interRAI instruments for mental health and community-based screening.