Professor Patrick McGorry

Professor Patrick McGorry


Executive Director
Orygen, The National Centre of Excellence in Youth Mental Health
Elected in 2017
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.







Find out more

Whether you’re looking to nominate a colleague for an award, make a donation to the Academy or simply find out more about the work we do, research we advance and health policy advice we provide, sign up to our mailing list today.

Keep up to date with the latest news

By providing your email address, you consent to it being added to our mailing list.