Professor of Psychological Medicine, BMRI & Disciplne of Psychiatry, University of Sydney

Nick Glozier is the Professor of Psychological Medicine at the Brain and Mind Research Institute, Sydney Medical School and a consultant Psychiatrist. He has interests in psychiatric and physical comorbidity, stigma and work related disability. He has worked in Europe, South Asia and Africa, in areas of mental illness and its comorbidity with sleep disorders, stroke, cardiovascular disease and epilepsy.

He is a Chief Investigator in CIRUS the NHMRC funded Centre for Research and Understanding of Sleep and undertakes a number of observational and interventional studies in sleep and psychiatric disorder. In the past five years he has published over 60 peer reviewed papers, several textbook chapters, given up counting conference abstracts, and been part of technical assessments and reviews for the DSM-5 revision, the Commonwealth Health Minsters Meeting, the National Mental Health Commission and the National Heart Foundation.

Previously he worked at the Institute of Psychiatry in London and at the World Health Organisation, primarily in the area of disability. He was part of the team who developed the WHODAS 2.0 cross cultural disability assessment and the International Classification of Health, Disability and Functioning, the ICF.
Before coming to Australia he held the UK’s first substantive consultant post in occupational psychiatry. His team worked for the National Health Service, GMC and private sector specialising in difficult cases with medico-legal services covering impaired professionals and complex organisational issues. He was the consulting psychiatrist to the London Ambulance Service and was a member of the team that co-ordinated the response to the London Transport bombings in July 2005. From 2001 onwards he was a consultant to DWP, adn several multinatinals including BT (a global telecommunications organisation with c.85,000 employees) and helped develop their in-house workplace stress risk programme

From 2000 - 2003 he chaired the UK Royal College Working party on Discrimination and Disability in the Workplace

Experience

  • –present
    Professor of Psychological Medicine, BMRI & Disciplne of Psychiatry, University of Sydney