Professor Patrick McGorry

Professor Patrick McGorry

AO FAHMS

Executive Director
Orygen, The National Centre of Excellence in Youth Mental Health
Fellow
Elected in 2017
VIC
Citation on election

Professor Patrick McGorry, Australian of the Year 2010, is Executive Director of Orygen, the National Centre of Excellence in Youth Mental Health. He is also Professor of Youth Mental Health at the University of Melbourne and founding member of the National Youth Mental Health Foundation (headspace) board. Professor McGorry and Orygen have put Australia at the forefront of research and innovation in the prevention and treatment of mental illness. With its strong focus on early intervention and educating the community about the early signs of mental illness, Professor McGorry’s research has transformed the lives of tens of thousands of young people the world over.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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