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Prof. Brendan Kelly

Specialty
Psychiatry

Phone
01 803 4474

Fax
01 830 9323

Qualifications

  • MB BCh BAO (1996, Gold Medal)
  • MD (2003, Psychiatry)
  • MSc (2004, Epidemiology)
  • MA (2006, Healthcare Management)
  • MA (2010, Buddhist Studies)
  • PhD (2011, History)
  • DGov (2012, Doctorate in Governance)
  • PhD (2013, Law)

Current Appointments

  • Associate Clinical Professor of Psychiatry, University College Dublin
  • Consultant Psychiatrist, Mater Misericordiae University Hospital, Dublin
  • Editor-in-Chief, Irish Journal of Psychological Medicine

Special Interests

  • Mental health legislation
  • Mental health and human rights
  • Epidemiology of psychosis
  • Transcultural psychiatry
  • History of psychiatry

Training

  • 1990-1996     Faculty of Medicine, NUI, Galway
  • 1996-1997     Medical and surgical internships, Galway and Ballinasloe
  • 1997-1998     Western Medical Training Rotation (senior house officer in medicine)
  • 1998-2001     Dublin University Psychiatry Training Rotation (registrar in psychiatry)
  • 2001-2003     Stanley Research Fellowship in Adult Psychiatry, Dublin
  • 2003-2005     National Higher Training Scheme in Adult Psychiatry (senior registrar)

Achievements

I have authored over 180 publications in peer-reviewed journals, over 300 publications in non-peer reviewed journals, and various book chapters and books, including Fish’s Clinical Psychopathology (Third Edition), by  Patricia Casey and Brendan Kelly (Royal College of Psychiatrists, 2007).

  • 2012     Doctorate in Governance, School of Law, Queens University Belfast
  • 2012     Fellow of the Royal College of Psychiatrists
  • 2011     Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland
  • 2010     Editor-in-Chief of the Irish Journal of Psychological Medicine
  • 2007-9  President, Section of Psychiatry, Royal Academy of Medicine in Ireland
  • 2006     MA in Health Care Management (1st class hons.) (IPA/NUI)
  • 2004     Young Scientist Award, Winter Workshop on Schizophrenia, Switzerland
  • 2003     Co-winner of Gaskell Medal and Prize, Royal College of Psychiatrists
  • 2003     Royal Irish Academy Writing Award for “Schizophrenia: Solving the Puzzle”
  • 2003     Young Investigator Award, International Congress on Schizophrenia, USA
  • 2003     Royal College of Psychiatrists (Irish Division) Research Prize
  • 2002     Royal College of Psychiatrists (Irish Division) Research Prize
  • 2002     World Psychiatric Association Fellowship to Japan
  • 2002     Standish-Barry Prize (MRCPsych), Royal College of Psychiatrists
  • 2002     Institute of Psychiatry Fellowship
  • 2002     Health Research Board Fellowship for Cochrane Collaboration Training
  • 2001     Stanley Fellowship in General Adult Psychiatry, Cluain Mhuire Centre, Dublin
  • 1998     Lifelong Learning Foundation Award: “Neuroscience and Lifelong Learning”
  • 1997     Managing for Tomorrow Award, Institute of Management, London
  • 1995     Berman Fellowship for Experimental Medicine, Minneapolis, USA
  • 1994     Sheppard Memorial Research Prize, Irish College of General Practitioners

Current Membership

  • Royal College of Physicians of Ireland (Fellow)
  • Royal College of Psychiatrists, London (Fellow)
  • College of Psychiatry of Ireland (Member)

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