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Professor of Psychiatry, Monash University

Professor Paul Fitzgerald is Deputy Director of MAPrc, Professor of Psychiatry, and Consultant Psychiatrist at Alfred Psychiatry. He is a qualified psychiatrist, has a Masters of Psychological Medicine and research PhD.

Professor Fitzgerald runs a substantive research program utilising brain stimulation and neuroimaging techniques including transcranial magnetic stimulation, functional and structural MRI, EEG and near infrared spectroscopy. The program has focussed on the conduct of investigative studies of brain function / dysfunction in disorders such as schizophrenia, depression, substance abuse and autism. In addition, he conducts clinical trials of novel brain stimulation techniques in these disorders.


  • 2006–present
    Professor of Psychiatry, Alfred Health and Monash University


  • 2003 
    Monash University, PhD
  • 1999 
    Monash University, Masters of Psychological Medicine
  • 1994 
    Monash University, MBBS