Director, Centre for International Mental Health, University of Melbourne

Director, Centre for International Mental Health, Melbourne School of Population Health, The University of Melbourne
Director, Victorian Transcultural Psychiatry Unit, St Vincent’s Health Melbourne
Co-Director, WHO Collaborating Centre on Research and Training in Mental Health and Substance Abuse
Head of Secretariat, Movement for Global Mental Health
Member of the Minister's Council on Asylum Seekers and Detention
Member of the WHO Director General's International Expert Panel on Mental Health and Substance Abuse

Harry Minas’ work is in three broad areas:
- mental health system development, particularly in low-resource and post-conflict settings;
- culture and mental health, with a focus on mental health of immigrant and refugee communities and the development of services for culturally diverse societies; and
- the human rights of people with mental illness.

Experience

  • 1996–present
    Director, Centre for International Mental Health, The University of Melbourne

Education

  • 1986 
    RANZCP, FRANZCP
  • 1985 
    University of Melbourne, Diploma in Psychological Medicine
  • 1975 
    University of Melbourne, BMedSc
  • 1975 
    University of Melbopurne, MBBS

Research Areas

  • Public Health And Health Services (1117)