Dr. Kitamura is a staff psychiatrist at Baycrest Health Sciences in Toronto, Canada. He is a lecturer in the Department of Psychiatry, Division of Geriatric Psychiatry at the University of Toronto. He is a graduate of the University of Toronto psychiatry and geriatric psychiatry training programs. He is a Royal College of Physicians certified geriatric psychiatrist. His clinical and academic interests include sleep disorders, late life addictions, the use of telemedicine for teaching and clinical care, and community based-care. He is involved in research and guideline development regarding the use of sedative hypnotics in older adults.