Professor PHILIP HAZELL
Professor Philip Hazell is Conjoint Professor of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry with the Sydney Medical School, University of Sydney. He is in addition Director of Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services for the Sydney Local HealthDistrict and Director of the Rivendell Child, Adolescent and Family Mental Health Service.
Philip was awarded a PhD in 1997 for a thesis concerning automatic and effortful information processing in ADHD. His other research output spans youth suicide and deliberate self-harm, mood disorders, autism, children in out-of-home care, systematic review of treatment effectiveness, psychological sequelae of disaster, and the evaluation of medical education. In 2004 he was honoured by the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry with the Elaine Schlosser Lewis Award for Research in Attention Deficit Disorder. He is currently a co-investigator on funded longitudinal studies of children with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder and of determinants of health and wellbeing in adolescents in rural New South Wales. He is also a co-investigator on a funded clinical trial of fluoxetine for autism.
Philip is an Associate Investigator with the CRE. He brings to the group expertise in mental health in young people, with a particular emphasis on mood disorder and self-harming behaviour.
He will be involved primarily in Stream 2.
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