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Biographical entry Herrman, Helen Edith (1947 - )

AO

Born
28 August 1947
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Occupation
Psychiatrist and Educator

Summary

Helen Herrman was appointed Professor and Director of Psychiatry at St Vincent's Hospital and the University of Melbourne. She teaches general psychiatry, social psychiatry, psychiatric epidemiology and mental health promotion. Herrman's areas of research interest are focussed on epidemiological and public health psychiatry.

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1967
Education - BMedSc, Monash University
1970
Education - MB BS, Monash University
1971 - 1972
Career position - Junior Resident Medical Officer, Prince Henry's Hospital, Melbourne
1972 - 1973
Career position - Demonstrator in Human Anatomy, University of Oxford
1973 - 1978
Career position - (Senior) Registrar in Community Medicine, Oxford Regional Health Authority, United Kingdom
1979 - 1980
Career position - Specialist Medical Officer, Planning and Research Division, Health Commission of Victoria
1979 - 1989
Career position - Associate, Department of Community Health, University of Melbourne
1980 - 1981
Career position - Lecturer in Community Health (part-time), University of Melbourne
1982
Education - Fellow, Faculty of Public Health, Royal College of Physicians, London
1982
Education - MD, University of Melbourne
1982 - 1987
Career position - Trainee Psychiatrist, Mental Health Division, Health Commission of Victoria
1987 -
Award - Fellow, Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists
1987 - 1989
Career position - Senior Lecturer in the Department of Psychological Medicine at Monash University, Victoria
1987 - 1989
Career position - Senior Lecturer (part-time), Department of Psychological Medicine, Monash University
1987 - 1989
Career position - Consulting Psychiatrist at the Royal Park Hospital, Melbourne
1988 - 1989
Career position - Director (part-time), Psychiatric Epidemiology and Services Evaluation Unit, Victorian Department of Health
1989 - 1992
Career position - Director of Psychiatry in the Epidemiology and Services Evaluation Unit of the Victorian Department of Health
1989 - 1992
Career position - Senior Lecturer, Department of Psychological Medicine, Monash University
1990 -
Career position - Foundation Fellow, Faculty of Public Health Medicine, Royal Australasian College of Physicians
1992 -
Career position - Professor and Director of Psychiatry at St Vincent's Hospital and the University of Melbourne
1992 - 2005
Career position - Professor and Director of Psychiatry, St Vincent's Mental Health Service, Melbourne and Department of Psychiatry, University of Melbourne
1994 -
Career position - Director, Collaborating Centre for Mental Health, World Health Organization
1995 - 2000
Career position - Chair, Consumer Outcomes Project Advisory Group, National Mental Health Strategy, Commonwealth Department of Human Services
1995 - 2003
Career position - Member, Board of Trustees, Victorian Health Promotion Foundation
1996 - 2002
Career position - Founding Chair, Professional Relations Committee, Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists
1997 - 2000
Career position - Treasurer, Section of Epidemiology and Public Health, World Psychiatric Association
2000 - 2007
Career position - Professorial Fellow, Department of Public Health, University of Melbourne
2001 - 2002
Career position - Acting Regional Advisor, Mental Health Western Pacific Region, World Health Organization
2001 - 2012
Career position - Member, Research Fellowships Peer Review Panel, N.H.M.R.C.
2002 - 2005
Career position - Chair, Section of Public Policy and Psychiatry, World Psychiatric Association
2003 - 2005
Career position - Professorial Fellow, The George Institute for International Health, University of Sydney
2003 - 2005
Career position - Program Director, Mental Health, Corrections & Drug and Alcohol, St Vincent's Health, Melbourne
2004 -
Career position - Director, WHO Collaborating Centre for Research and Training in Mental Health, St Vincent's Hospital, University of Melbourne
2004 - 2009
Career position - Vice-President, International Federation of Psychiatric Epidemiology
2005 -
Career position - Program Director, Mental Health, Corrections & Drug and Alcohol, St Vincent's Hospital, Melbourne
2005 - 2007
Career position - Director, Academic Programs, Australian International Health Institute, University of Melbourne
2005 - 2008
Career position - Professor, Australian International Health Institute, University of Melbourne
2005 - 2009
Career position - Vice-President, International Federation of Psychiatric Epidemiology
2005 - 2011
Career position - Member, Executive Committee, World Psychiatric Association
2005 - 2011
Career position - Associate Editor, World Psychiatry
2007 - 2011
Career position - Regional Vice-President Oceania, World Federation for Mental Health
2008 -
Career position - Professor of Psychiatry, Orygen Youth Health Research Centre and Centre for Youth Mental Health, University of Melbourne
2008 - 2012
Career position - Representative and Chair, Global Consortium for Advancement of Promotion and Prevention in Mental Health
2009
Award - International Distinguished Fellowship, American Psychiatric Association
2010 -
Career position - Member, Specialist Medical Review Council, Commonwealth Government
2010
Award - College Citation for contributions to national and international psychiatry, Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists
2010 - 2014
Career position - Practitioner Fellowship, Public Psychiatry, National Health and Medical Research Council
2011 -
Award - Honorary Fellow, World Psychiatric Association
2011 -
Career position - Member, international Advisory Board, World Psychiatry
2012 - 2014
Career position - President-Elect, Pacific Rim College of Psychiatrists
2012 - 2015
Career position - Chair, International Working Group, Co-operative Research Centre
2012 - 2015
Career position - Member, Principal Committee, Prevention and Community Health, N.H.M.R.C.
2013
Award - Inducted into Victorian Honour Roll of Women
2013 - 2015
Career position - Vice-President, International Association of Women's Mental Health
2014 - 2016
Career position - President, Pacific Rim College of Psychiatrists
2015 - 2017
Career position - President, International Association of Women's Mental Health
2015 - 2019
Career position - Practitioner Fellowship, Public Psychiatry, National Health and Medical Research Council
2016
Award - DMedSc (honoris causa), University of Melbourne
2017 -
Career position - President, World Psychiatric Association
2017
Award - Officer of the Order of Australia (AO) for distinguished service to medicine, and to mental health, as a leading clinician, researcher and scientist, to national and professional scientific organisations, and through programs to support youth and women

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  • Herd, Margaret (ed.), Who's Who in Australia 2002, 38 edn, Crown Content, Melbourne, 2001, 2020 pp. Details

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