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Professor emeritus, The University of Melbourne

Prof Tony Jorm is a Professor Emeritus with the Population Mental Health Group within the Melbourne School of Population and Global Health. His research focuses on building the community’s capacity for prevention and early intervention with mental disorders. Prof Jorm is the author of 20 books or monographs, over 600 journal articles and over 30 chapters in edited volumes. He has been awarded a Doctor of Science for his research and elected a Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences in Australia. He is Editor-in-Chief of Mental Health & Prevention and Associate Editor of the Australian & New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry. He is a past President of the Australasian Society for Psychiatric Research. He has been listed in ISI as one of the most cited researchers in Psychology/Psychiatry of the past 20 years.


  • –present
    Population Mental Health Group leader within the Melbourne School of Population Health, University of Melbourne


    University of NSW, PhD
    Australian National University, D. Sc

Research Areas

  • Psychiatry (Incl. Psychotherapy) (110319)
  • Mental Health (111714)