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Mental Health Urgent Public Health Group Members


04 June 2020


1.0 - 4 June 2020



Professor Nick Lemoine, Director CRUK Barts Centre, Medical Director NIHR Clinical Research Network: Queen Mary University of London

Deputy Chair

Professor Phil Evans, Associate Professor of General Practice and Primary Care, and GP: University of Exeter


  • Prof Kathryn Abel, Professor of Psychological Medicine and Reproductive Psychiatry at the University of Manchester, Director of the Centre for Women's Mental Health within the Division of Psychology and Mental Health, Consultant Psychiatrist in Manchester Mental Health and Social Care Trust
  • Prof Jon Bisson, Professor in Psychiatry at Cardiff University School of Medicine
  • Prof Judith Bliss, Professor of Clinical Trials and Director of Cancer Research UK funded Clinical Trials & Statistics Unit (ICR-CTSU): The Institute of Cancer Research, London
  • Prof Julia Brown, Professor of Clinical Trials Research and Director of the UKCRC Registered Clinical Trials Unit Network: Leeds University
  • Prof David Ekers, Senior Nurse Consultant in Tees Esk and Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust
  • Dr Jonathan Evans, Consultant Senior Lecturer Perinatal Mental Health and Epidemiology of Depression at University of Bristol
  • Dr Emilio Fernandez, Consultant Psychiatrist at Cambridgeshire and Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust
  • Prof Tamsin Ford CBE, Professor of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at the University of Cambridge
  • Prof Paul French, Clinical Lead for Early Intervention in Psychosis services across Greater Manchester Mental Health
  • Prof Ann John, Professor in Public Health and Psychiatry at the Swansea University Medical School
  • Prof Gerry Leavey, Director of Research for Barnet, Enfield & Haringey Mental Health NHS Trust
  • Prof Rory O’Connor, Chair in Health Psychology (Mental Health & Wellbeing) at University of Glasgow
  • Prof Andrew McIntosh, Professor of Biological Psychiatry at The University of Edinburgh
  • Dr Andrew Molodynski, Consultant Psychiatrist at Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust
  • Prof Marcus Munafo, Professor of Biological Psychology at the University of Bristol
  • Prof Taj Nathan, Consultant Forensic Psychiatrist and Director of Research and Effectiveness at Cheshire and Wirral Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
  • Prof Emily Simonoff, Professor of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at the Institute of Psychiatry, King’s College London
  • Prof Swaran Singh, Professor of Social and Community Psychiatry at University of Warwick
  • Prof Daniel Smith, Professor of Psychiatry (Mental Health & Wellbeing) at University of Glasgow
  • Prof Rachel Upthegrove, Professor of Psychiatry and Youth Mental Health at the University of Birmingham, and Consultant Psychiatrist in the Birmingham Early Intervention in Psychosis