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

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Academic Faculty The Faculty of Academic Psychiatry aims to promote, facilitate, stimulate interest in high quality clinical research and teaching.


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Member Year of joining Position
Prof. Peter Woodruff 2011 (E) Chair
Dr Gillian McGauley 2014 (E) Financial Officer
Prof. Kathryn Abel 2014 (E) Committee Member
Prof. Kamaldeep Bhui 2015 (C) Committee Member
Prof. Thomas Burns 2014 (E) Committee Member
Prof. Hugo Critchley 2012 (E) Committee Member
Dr George Crowther 2013 (C) PTC Rep
Dr Vivienne Curtis 2014 (C) Committee Member
Dr Paola Dazzan 2014 (E) Committee Member
Prof. Thomas Dening 2014 (RRO) Regional Representative
Dr Sophia Frangou 2011 (E) Committee Member
Prof. Guy Goodwin 2012 (C) Committee Member
Prof. Anthony Holland 2007 (C) Learning Disability Exec Link
Dr John Holmes 2014 (RRO) Regional Representative
Prof. Ian Jones 2008 (C) Committee Member
Prof. Peter Jones 2013 (C) Committee Member
Dr Golam Khandaker 2014 (E) Committee Member
Prof. Ania Korszun 2010 (C) Committee Member
Dr Belinda Lennox 2014 (E) Committee Member
Prof. Shon Lewis 2012 (E) Committee Member
Prof. David Linden 2014 (E) Committee Member
Prof. Anne Lingford-Hughes 2011 (E) Vice Chair
Dr Sean Lynch 2014 (RRO) Regional Representative
Dr Steven Marwaha 2014 (RRO) Regional Representative
Dr Hamish McAllister-Williams 2011 (C) Committee Member
Prof. Michael O'Donovan 2008 (C) Welsh Division
Dr Francis O'Neill 2008 (C) Northern Ireland Representative
Dr Carmine Pariante 2013 (C) Committee Member
Prof. Ulrike Schmidt 2014 (C) Eating Disorders Section
Prof. Sukhwinder Shergill 2011 (C) Committee Member
Prof. Daniel Smith 2011 (C) Committee Member
Dr Andrew Stanfield 2010 (C) Website Content Editor
Prof. Malcolm Weller 2014 (C) Neuropsychiatry
Prof. Sir Simon Wessely 2012 (C) Committee Member
Prof. Allan Young 2011 (E) Committee Member
Dr Farida Yousaf 2014 (RRO) Regional Representative

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