Linna Tam-Seto

Assistant Professor
Department of Occupational Science & Occupational Therapy
Room 920
(416) 946-4004


Dr. Linna Tam-Seto is Assistant Professor in the Department of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy within the Temerty Faculty of Medicine at the University of Toronto. She holds a PhD in Rehabilitation Science (Queen’s), Master of Science, Post-Professional Occupational Therapy (Dalhousie), Bachelor of Science, Occupational Therapy (Queen’s), and Bachelor of Arts, Women’s Studies (Queen’s). She is a registered occupational therapist with experience working in child, adolescent, and family mental health and supporting evidence-based professional practice. Dr. Tam-Seto was the inaugural Postdoctoral Research Fellow with the Canadian Defence and Security Network completing her work at the Centre for International and Defence Policy (Queen’s) developing a mentorship program aimed at supporting women in the Canadian Armed Forces. She led the Military Health and Wellbeing Research Group in the Trauma and Recovery Research Unit (McMaster) and a Research Scientist with the Families Matter Research Group. Dr. Tam-Seto’s research interests include understanding the health and well-being of Canada’s military members, Veterans, public safety personnel, and their families with a focus on life transitions and changes.

School of Graduate Studies

Associate Member

Research Keywords

Military, Veterans, Family Mental Health, Cultural Competency, Mentorship