Jorm 2017

Dr Anthony Jorm

PhD, DSc

Anthony (‘Tony’) Jorm is an Emeritus Professor at the University of Melbourne. His research focuses on building the community’s capacity for prevention and early intervention with mental disorders. He is the author of 34 books or monographs, over 600 journal articles and over 30 chapters in edited volumes. He has been awarded a Doctor of Science for his research and elected a Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences in Australia. He is Editor-in-Chief of Mental Health & Prevention and an Associate Editor of the Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry. Previous positions he has held include NHMRC Australia Fellow, Chair of the Research Committee of Australian Rotary Health and President of the Australasian Society for Psychiatric Research. He has been listed in ISI HighlyCited.com as one of the most cited researchers in Psychology/Psychiatry.

Research areas:
  • Adults
  • Children or young people
  • Mental health, mental ill health
  • Interventions
  • Settings (workplaces, mental health services, education, communities)
Available for:
  • Research opportunities
  • Funding
  • Collaboration with Australian suicide prevention services, programs and resources
  • Support for discussions about suicide