Professor Brett McDermott


Brett McDermott is an Australian graduate, who trained in Psychiatry, and Child and Adolescent Psychiatry in the UK and Sydney. Academic appointments: Professor of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at the University of Tasmania, By-Fellow at Churchill College, Cambridge and Adjunct Professor at JCU. From 2002-2014 he was the Executive Director of the Mater CYMHS (Brisbane); from 2006-2016 was a Board Director of beyondblue. He has served on numerous government expert groups, guideline initiatives and inquiries. Current appointment is Specialty Director Tasmania CAMHS. Professor McDermott has published over 100 peer reviewed articles. Interests include PTSD, disaster medicine, and CAMHS service development.


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