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Prof Sir Graham Thornicroft

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Professor of community psychiatry, King’s College London and director of the NIHR Applied Research Collaboration (ARC) South London

Prof Sir Graham Thornicroft

Prof Sir Graham Thornicroft

Graham is Professor of Community Psychiatry at King’s College London and is Director of the NIHR Applied Research Collaboration (ARC) South London. He also works as a consultant psychiatrist at South London & Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust in a local community mental health team in Lambeth.

His areas of research expertise include: stigma and discrimination, evaluations of mental health treatments, services and systems, implementation science, and global mental health.

Research interests

  • Global mental health
  • Implementation science
  • Stigma and discrimination
  • Community mental health services

Teaching

  • Global mental health
  • Health systems research
  • Stigma and discrimination

Expertise and public engagement

  • Global Initiative for Psychiatry: Board Chair
  • Implemental (Maudsley International): Board Chair
  • United for Global Mental Health: Trustee
  • WHO Collaborating Centre at the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience, King’s College London: Director
  • Contributions to BBC television and radio, Guardian, Economist

Contact details

graham.thornicroft@kcl.ac.uk 

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