Professor Malcolm Battersby

Professor Malcolm Battersby is Professor of Psychiatry and Director of the Flinders Human Behaviour and Health Research Unit and course leader of the Mental Health Science programs at Flinders University.

Professor Battersby was a chief investigator of SA HealthPlus Coordinated Care Trial in 1997 and studied chronic condition self-management with Prof Ed. Wagner in the USA as a Harkness Fellow in 2003. He has led the development, evaluation and implementation of the Flinders Program of chronic condition management, now provided across Australia and internationally.

He also leads the Flinders University component of the on-line and face to face training for the Coordinated Veterans Care program and the national training and implementation of the Flinders Program for chronic condition management and tobacco interventions for Closing the Gap in Aboriginal Health.

Professor Battersby has collaborated extensively with primary care through Medicare Locals, state and commonwealth governments, Aboriginal and Torres Strait islander organisations, particularly the Aboriginal Health Council of SA, non government organisations including UnitingCare Wesley. He has international collaborators in self-management in NZ, USA, UK, Canada, Hong Kong, China, Mexico, Brazil, and in problem gambling in NZ, Canada, USA, UK.

He is a ministerial appointee to the SA health and medical research advisory committee and ministerial appointment to the National Advisory Committee for the Veterans and Veterans Families Counselling Service, and the DVA mental health clinical governance advisory committee.

Associate Professor Michael Baigent - MB BS, FRANZCP, FAChAM

  • Associate Professor of Psychiatry at Flinders University
  • Clinical Director - Centre for Anxiety and Related Disorders
  • DASSA Comorbidity Liaison Advisory Service - Drug and Alcohol Services South Australia
  • Course Leader - Mental Health Sciences Postgraduate Programs
  • Clinical Advisor to beyondblue from 2006–2011

A/Prof Michael Baigent is a specialist with the Drug and Alcohol Services South Australia where his work has a specific focus on co-occurring substance and mental disorders. He is also the Clinical Director of the Centre for Anxiety and Related Disorders, Flinders Medical Centre and directs the Mental Health Sciences course, part of the Flinders Human Behaviour and Health Research Unit. He is a psychiatrist and addiction specialist who has taught and lectured extensively in the area of co- morbidity and been a member of a number of national and state advisory committees and reference groups to do with substance use disorders and mental illness.

He was the immediate past Chair of the Section on Addiction Psychiatry for the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists. In 2006, he was invited to be the Clinical Advisor to beyondblue, the National Depression Initiative.

Dr Paul Cammell

Dr Paul Cammell MA MBBS (Hons) FRANZCP PhD is a psychiatrist, academic and psychotherapist who originally trained in philosophy, and is affiliated with Flinders Medical Centre and Flinders University, South Australia. He is a Regional Director and National Chair of advanced psychotherapy training for the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatry. He has recently been a Visiting Fellow at the Personality Studies Institute, Cornell University, New York. He has also recently been appointed as the Chair to implement the establishment of the South Australian Statewide Personality Disorder Service. He is interested in relating philosophy to theories and clinical approaches in psychiatry, psychotherapy and psychoanalysis, and has a forthcoming book, Reinterpreting the Borderline, that focusses upon Borderline Personality Disorder.

Dr Randall Long

Dr Long is a Senior Consultant in Psychiatry at Flinders Medical Centre. His areas of specialty include General Hospital Psychiatry and the psychiatric management of physical conditions, the care of people with eating disorders and brain neurostimulation for psychiatric and movement disorders. His research interests are in eating disorder treatment. He lectures for Flinders University and RANZCP Psychiatry Training in South Australia.

Dr Michael Nance

Dr Michael Nance

Dr Cate Houen

Dr Cate Houen