Young Minds Matter (Public Lecture)

October 29, 2022 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
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Faculty of Health Sciences will be hosting a public lecture on mental health on 29th October 2022, Saturday, 09:30 AM at A-Block Auditorium, MNU Central Administration. This lecture will be presented by Professor Patrick McGorry on the topic, ‘Young Minds Matter’.

Professor Patrick McGorry is a world-renowned Australian psychiatrist, and Founder of “Headspace”. He holds prominent academic and research positions including Professor of Youth Mental Health at the University of Melbourne and the founding editor of the journal Early Intervention in Psychiatry. He has published over 1000 publications, with 51,822 citations and a “h” index of 119 (Scopus).

He has received a multitude of awards and recognition for his contributions to the Mental Health field including, the Annual Research Award from the National Alliance for the Mentally Ill in Washington DC in 2013 and the Lieber Prize for Schizophrenia Research by the US-based Brain and Behaviour Foundation in 2015.

Professor Patrick is known-world wide for his development and scaling up for early intervention and youth mental health services and for mental health innovation, advocacy and reform.


October 29, 2022
9:30 am - 11:00 am
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The Maldives National University
The Maldives National University (MNU A-BLOCK), 5GC5+4PR, Rahdhebai Hingun, Malé
Male' City, 20371 Maldives
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