Professor of Adult Psychiatry, Monash University

Graham Meadows is a Professor in the Department of Psychiatry in the School of Clinical Sciences at Monash Health. He is Director of Southern Synergy, the Monash Health Adult Psychiatry Research, Training and Evaluation Centre, a Research Centre in the Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences. Professor Meadows is a prominent figure in innovation in mental health care in Australia, with national and international profiles in areas such as GP shared care, resource distribution and applications of mindfulness in clinical mental health practice. He has headed large scale studies investigating mindfulness and recovery oriented practice as clinical and service level interventions and leads the editorial team on a major textbook of multidisciplinary mental health care practice.

Experience

  • 2003–present
    Professor of Adult Psychiatry, Monash University
  • 2003–present
    Consultant Psychiatrist, Monash Health
  • 2013–present
    Senior Professorial Fellow, The University of Melbourne
  • 2003–2003
    Associate professor, The University of Melbourne
  • 1993–2002
    Senior lecturer, The University of Melbourne
  • 1990–1993
    Senior Registrar, Bethlem and Maudsley Joint Hospitals / Kings College
  • 1990–1993
    Senior Registrar, Bethlem and Maudsley Joint Hospitals
  • 1989–1990
    Senior Registrar, Hillcrest Hospital, Adelaide
  • 1985–1988
    Registrar, Bethlem and Maudsley Joint Hospitals / Kings College
  • 1984–1985
    Medical Registrar, The Middlesex Hospital
  • 1983–1984
    Senior House Officer, Bridgend Hospital, South Wales
  • 1981–1983
    Senior House Officer, Leicester Group Hospitals
  • 1980–1981
    House Office, Leicester Group Hospitals

Education

  • 2005 
    University of Melbourne, MD
  • 1995 
    University of London, Institute of Psychiatry, UK, MPhil
  • 1995 
    Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists, FRANZCP
  • 1988 
    Royal College of Psychiatrists of the United Kingdom, MRCPsych
  • 1985 
    Royal College of Physicians of the United Kingdom, MRCP(UK)
  • 1980 
    University of Leicester, United Kingdom, MB, ChB

Grants and Contracts

  • 2013
    Working together with shared values towards recovery-oriented practice: Principles unite local services assisting recovery, the PULSAR project
    Role:
    Principal Investigator
    Funding Source:
    Victorian Government Mental Illness Research Fund
  • 2012
    Improving management decisions in mental health care through applications of advanced simulation modelling
    Role:
    Principal Investigator
    Funding Source:
    Australian Research Council (ARC)
  • 2007
    Effectiveness of Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy for Preventing Depressive Relapse in Subjects at Very High Risk
    Role:
    Principal Investigator
    Funding Source:
    National Health & Medical Research Council (NHMRC)
  • 2003
    A Randomised Trial of Mindful-Based Cognitive Therapy and Proactive Follow-up for the Prevention of Relapse in Primary Care
    Role:
    Principal Investigator
    Funding Source:
    Beyond Blue
  • 2003
    MAP Program
    Role:
    Principal Investigator
    Funding Source:
    Beyond Blue

Professional Memberships

  • Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists
  • Royal College of Psychiatrists of the United Kingdom