Matthew Munro

Research Coordinator

MA (Health Services Research), BA (Honours)

Matthew holds a Master of Applied Health Services Research (University of Prince Edward Island) and a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology with Honours (University of Prince Edward Island). He has research experience in critical youth studies, mental health and well-being, school health, and research evaluation. His work for the centre involves qualitative research and evaluation.

Before joining the team in 2019, Matthew worked as a Research Coordinator for the Comprehensive School Health Research (Faculty of Nursing, UPEI) studying school health and was a Senior Research Assistant for Young Lives Research Lab Canada (York University) where he currently acts as a Research Associate with the lab.

Recent Peer-Reviewed Works

  • Tilleczek, K., Munro, M., & Bell, B. (2019, October). Youth well-being & digital media. Oral presentation submitted to the 5th International Conference on Youth Mental Health (IAYMH). Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, October 26-28, 2019.
  • MacDonald, J., Murnaghan, D., & Munro, M. (2019, May). What lies ahead in a legalized policy environment? Cannabis trend data and change in perceptions of risk between Prince Edward Island (PEI) and Canadian students. Presentation co-author at the 2019 Cannabis & Public Health Forum. Ottawa, ON. April 30-May 1, 2019.
  • Tilleczek, K., Bell, B., & Munro, M. (2019). Youth well-being and digital media. In Kate C. Tilleczek & Valerie M. Campbell (Eds.) Youth in the digital age: Paradox, promise, predicament. Abingdon, UK: Routledge.
  • Munro, M. (2018, July). The rise of anxiety: A discussion on youth mental health. Oral presentation at the Fourth ISA World Congress of Sociology. Toronto, Ontario. July 18, 2018.
  • Munro, M., Tilleczek, K., & Bell, B. (2018, June). The treatment of anxiety: Youth narratives of barriers and facilitators. Paper distributed to the Primary Healthcare Partnership Forum (PriFor). St. John’s, Newfoundland & Labrador. June 27-29, 2018.
  • Munro, M. A. (2017). The treatment of youth anxiety: Historical and current narratives (Master’s thesis). Charlottetown, PE: University of Prince Edward Island. Retrieved from
  • Munro, M., Tilleczek, K., & Bell, B. (2017, September). Youth perspectives in the treatment of anxiety: Navigating the mental health system. Oral presentation at the Fourth International Conference on Youth Mental Health (IAYMH). Dublin, Ireland. September 24-26, 2017.
  • Munro, M., Tilleczek, K., & Bell, B. (2017, May). Narratives of Barriers and Facilitators in the Treatment of Youth Anxiety. Oral presentation at the 2017 Canadian Association for Health Services and Policy Research (CAHSPR) Conference. Toronto, Ontario. May 24-26, 2017.
  • Tilleczek, K., Bell, B., Munro, M., & Gallant, S. (2017). Youth journeys in mental health: Invoking unique patient perspectives. Canadian Journal of Community Mental Health. Special Issue on Responses to the Mental Health Strategy for Canada: Canadian and International Perspectives of Mobilizing Change.