Michael Berk, PhD

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Michael Berk

Degree

PhD, School of Medicine, Deakin University

Academic appointment

NHMRC Senior Principal Research Fellow
Alfred Deakin Chair of Psychiatry at Deakin University
Honorary Professorial Research Fellow, Orygen The National Centre of Excellence in Youth Mental Health, The Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health and the Department of Psychiatry, University of Melbourne and the Department of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Monash University

Biography

Professor Michael Berk is currently a NHMRC Senior Principal research Fellow, and is Alfred Deakin Chair of Psychiatry at Deakin University and Barwon Health, where he heads the IMPACT Strategic Research Centre. He also is an Honorary Professorial Research fellow in the Department of Psychiatry, the Florey Institute for Neuroscience and Mental Health and Orygen Youth Health at Melbourne University, as well as in the School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine at Monash University. He has published over 950 papers and is listed by Thompson Reuters ISI as highly cited (2015-2019). He has been awarded over $76M in grant funding. His major interests are in the discovery and implementation of novel therapies, and risk factors and prevention of psychiatric disorders.

What I do when I'm not working

I love to travel with my family, especially within Australia and to South-east Asia. To maintain balance while I’m on the road, I find that reading and listening to music is helpful for me.

Phone

61-3-4215-3320

Email

michael.berk@deakin.edu.au

Social media/website

Website: www.deakin.edu.au/research/impact

Twitter: @IMPACTSRC

Address

NHMRC Senior Principal Research Fellow
Alfred Deakin Professor of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, Deakin University, the Geelong Clinic and Barwon Health.
Director, IMPACT, the Institute for Mental and Physical Health and Clinical Translation.
Level 3, HERB, Rear 285 Ryrie Street, Geelong, Vic, 3220