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The Royal College of Psychiatrists Improving the lives of people with mental illness

Professor Nick Craddock elected as Treasurer

Embargoed until 26 May 2011

The Royal College of Psychiatrists is pleased to announce that Professor Nick Craddock has been elected as the next Treasurer. He will take office after the College’s Annual General Meeting in Brighton on Thursday 30 June 2011.

Professor Craddock has been involved in College activities for many years. From 2008 to 2011, he was Chair of the Academic Faculty. 

He is Professor at the Department of Psychological Medicine and Neurology at the Cardiff University School of Medicine. Professor Craddock's research group uses clinical and molecular genetic investigations to better understand causes and triggers of bipolar spectrum mood disorders and psychosis. His specific interest is using research knowledge to improve clinical diagnosis and management. Professor Craddock heads the Cardiff University Psychiatry Service, and his clinical interests lie in diagnosis and management of bipolar spectrum disorders.

Professor Craddock will succeed the current Treasurer, Professor George Ikkos. Professor Ikkos has held the post for the last 5 years.

For further information, please contact:
Sarah Nevins
Press & Social Media Officer
Telephone: 020 3701 2543
Claire McLoughlin
Media & Communications Manager 
Telephone: 020 3701 2544
Out of hours contact number: 07860 755896


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