Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction

Media Contact

Our experts are available for speaking engagements and media interviews. Please contact us with your request.

Bryce Barker, PhD, CE
Senior Knowledge Broker


Bryce’s areas of expertise include alcohol, low-risk drinking guidelines, program evaluation and implementing evidence-based and evidence-informed interventions.


Bryce Barker has always focused his career on improving the health of Canadians. Before joining CCSA in November 2016, he held positions at the Ontario Centre of Excellence for Child and Youth Mental Health and the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health. 

Bryce has worked with adults with intellectual disabilities with Community Living Ontario and helped street-involved youth at Wyndham House. He takes pride in the impactful projects he has been able to collaborate on with community and youth leaders, knowledge experts and colleagues. These include the Postsecondary Education Partnership — Alcohol Harms and working with at-risk youth in the Pulse program.

Bryce holds a degree in psychology from the University of Guelph and an MA and PhD in human kinetics from the University of Ottawa.  

Outside the office, Bryce is constantly working on his French to keep up with his francophone wife and daughters.

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