Patrick Dennistoun McgorryMBBS, MD, PhD, FRCP, FRANZCP, FAA, FAHMS, FASSA
Professor Patrick McGorry is the Executive Director of Orygen, Professor of Youth Mental Health at the University of Melbourne, and a Founding Director of the National Youth Mental Health Foundation (headspace). He is a world-leading researcher in the area of early psychosis and youth mental health and has been directly involved in research and clinical care for homeless people, refugees, and asylum seekers.
His work has played a critical role in the development of safe, effective treatments for innovative research into the needs of young people with emerging mental disorders, notably psychotic and severe mood disorders. He has also played a major part in the transformational reform of mental health services to better serve the needs of young people with mental ill-health.