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Theme lead: Professor Tamsin Ford

Theme lead: Professor Tamsin Ford

Tamsin Ford is a Professor of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. Her academic work is best described as interventional epidemiology and focuses on the effectiveness of interventions and the efficiency of services in relation to the mental health of children and young people, with a particular focus on the interface between the education and health systems. She completed her PhD at the Institute of Psychiatry, Kings College London, and moved to Exeter in 2007, where she set up the Child Mental Health Research Group. She moved to Cambridge in 2019 and became Head of the Department of Psychiatry in April 2021. She consults to Place2Be and is the Vice Chair of the Association of Child and Adolescent Mental Health.


Name Job title Email
Simon Baron-Cohen Professor of Developmental Psychopathology Director, Autism Research Centre
Duncan Astle
Professor of Neuroinformatics and MRC Programme Leader
Kate Baker Programme Leader Track, and Honorary Consultant in Clinical Genetics
Sarah-Jayne Blakemore
Professor of Psychology
Carol Brayne
Co-Director of  Cambridge Public Health; Professor of Public Health Medicine
Edward Bullmore

Deputy Head of the Clinical School
Rudolf Cardinal Associate professor of clinical informatics; honorary consultant liaison psychiatrist
Karen Ersche Professor of Addiction Neuroscience
Sadaf Farooqi
Professor of Metabolism and Medicine
Paul Fletcher Bernard Wolfe Professor of Health Neuroscience
Michael Inouye Director of Research
Mark Johnson Professor of Experimental Psychology & Head of Department of Psychology
Peter Jones Professor of Psychiatry
Stacey Kigar
Postdoctoral Research Associate
David Rowitch
Professor and Head of Paediatrics department
Serena Nik-Zainal Professor of Genomic Medicine and Bioinformatics
John O’Brien
Professor of Old Age Psychiatry
John Suckling Director of Research in Psychiatric Neuroimaging
Petra Vertes
Assistant Professor
Valerie Voon
Professor of Neuropsychiatry
Varun Warrier
Assistant Professor
Tim Dalgleish MRC Group Leader
Simon White Senior Research Associate