Professor James Scott is a child and adolescent psychiatrist who is the Head of the Mental Health Research Programme at the QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute and the Director of the Early Psychosis Service of the Metro North Mental Health Service.
James leads a programme of clinical and epidemiological research in children and youth. The overarching aim of his research is to prevent mental and developmental disorders in children and to improve treatments for young people living with mental illness. He is a National Health and Medical Research Council Practitioner Fellow, is chair of the binational RANZCP Youth Special Interest Group and editor of the Journal Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology.
He was awarded the 2018 Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists Senior Research Award.
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