Sarris, jerome

Prof Jerome Sarris

Professor of Integrative Mental Health; the NICM Health Research Institute, Western Sydney University; NHMRC Clinical Research Fellow
Jerome Sarris is Professor of Integrative Mental Health and leads the Healthy Minds Research Theme at NICM Health Research Institute. He holds an NHMRC Clinical Research Fellowship. Moving from clinical practice to academic work, he completed a doctorate at The University of Queensland in the field of psychiatry. Professor Sarris undertook his postdoctoral training at The University of Melbourne, Department of Psychiatry; The Centre for Human Psychopharmacology, Swinburne University of Technology; and The Depression Clinical and Research Program at Harvard Medical School. He has a particular interest in anxiety and mood disorder research pertaining to nutraceutical psychopharmacology in complementary and integrative medicine; lifestyle medicine; and psychotropic plant medicine research including psychedelic medicines, medicinal cannabis and kava.
Professor Sarris has 200 publications being cited over 8500 times, and has published in many eminent psychiatry journals including The American Journal of Psychiatry, Lancet Psychiatry, JAMA Psychiatry, and World Psychiatry. He has recently led as CIA three recent multicentre NHMRC Project Grants. Professor Sarris is a founding Vice Chair of The International Network of Integrative Mental Health; an Executive Committee Member of the International Society of Nutritional Psychiatric Research; and currently co-chairs the Taskforce on Integrative and Complementary Medicine for the World Federation of Societies for Biological Psychiatry.

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