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Enterprise Fellow (Senior Research Fellow/Senior Lecturer), University of South Australia

Dr Michael Musker is an currently an Enterprise Fellow (Senior Research Fellow / Senior Lecturer) with the University of South Australia, who has 30 years experience in clinical practice, and has written publications on the genetics of depression, bullying, and precision medicine in depression. He is a Clinical Titleholder (Senior Lecturer) The University of Adelaide, and an adjunct Senior Lecturer Flinders University . Mike has led on a number of research projects on depression, myalgic encephalomyelitis chronic fatigue syndrome, bullying, and mental health disorders. He completed his PhD at the University of Adelaide whilst working as the Advanced Clinical Services Coordinator of the Forensic Mental Health Service of South Australia. The research training focused on perpetrator induced post traumatic stress and included interviewing forensic mental health patients and prisoners about PTSD and other comorbid disorders. He is currently a senior research fellow in the, Lifelong Health, Mental Health and Wellbeing team at South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute. Qualifications RN, BA(Hon) Health, MSc Health Promotion and Research, Masters Clinical Health Science, Post Graduate Diploma in Education, Post Graduate Diploma in Hypnosis and PhD Medicine (Psychiatry).


  • 2021–present
    Senior research fellow, University of South Australia


  • 2021 
    University of Adelaide, MSClinSc
  • 2014 
    University of Adelaide, PhD
  • 2000 
    University of Manchester, PGDE
  • 1999 
    Liverpool John Moores University, MSc Health Promotion & Research
  • 1997 
    Liverpool John Moores University, BA (Hon) Health