Professor Sir Graham Thornicroft
Graham Thornicroft is Professor of Community Psychiatry at the Centre for Global Mental Health, Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience, King’s College London. He also works as a Consultant Psychiatrist at South London & Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust in a local community mental health team in Lambeth. He is a Fellow of the Academy of Medical Sciences, is a National Institute of Health Research Senior Investigator Emeritus and is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts.
Graham took his undergraduate degree at Cambridge in Social and Political Sciences, studied Medicine at Guy’s Hospital, and trained in Psychiatry at the Maudsley and Johns Hopkins Hospitals. He gained an MSc in Epidemiology at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, and a PhD at the University of London.
Graham has made significant contributions to the development of mental health policy in England, including Chairing the External Reference Group for the National Service Framework for Mental Health, the national mental health plan for England for 1999-2009.
He is also active in global mental health, for example, he co-chaired the World Health Organisation Guideline Development Group for the Mental Health Gap Action Programme (mhGAP) Intervention Guide (1st and 2nd editions), a practical support for primary care staff to treat people with mental, neurological and substance use disorders in low and lower middle incomes, which is now used in over 100 countries worldwide.
His areas of research expertise include: stigma and discrimination, evaluations of mental health treatments, services and systems, implementation science, and global mental health. Graham has authored or edited 30 books and over 500 peer-reviewed papers in Pubmed. Graham received a Knighthood in the Queen’s Birthday Honours Awards in 2017.
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24.01.2019 The deadline for the submission of abstracts has been extended
Hereby we are informing you that, in accordance with the decision of the Organizing
Committee of the international conference “Centenary of community based psychiatry:
Landmarks and Perspectives”,
the deadline for the submission of abstracts has been extended until March 01, 2019 (inclusive).
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