Professor Wheeler 's key focuses are on translational research and quality improvement in healthcare particularly in the management of psychoses, mood disorders and addictions. Amanda has a particular interest in the impact of pharmacological interventions on health outcomes. She has been successful in obtaining funding grants from various sources and completed many health services and clinical research projects both investigator-initiated and contracted projects. Amanda has published widely and frequently leads workshops and presentations on issues related to mental health and psychopharmacology. She has a strong focus in training of new researches and practitioners and one of her primary goals is to bring research into the clinical and community workplace.