Matthew Hotopf

Professor Matthew Hotopf, CBE

Executive Dean, Institute of Psychiatry Psychology & Neuroscience, Professor

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Matthew Hotopf is Executive Dean at the Institute of Psychiatry Psychology & Neuroscience and former Director of the South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust National Institute of Health Research Biomedical Research Centre (BRC). He is Professor of General Hospital Psychiatry and a consultant liaison psychiatrist.   Matthew was trained in epidemiology at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and in Psychiatry at the Maudsley.  Matthew’s main area of research is in the grey area between medicine and psychiatry, exploring the interaction between mental and physical health.  He has worked extensively in areas where mental health relates to other walks of life – including occupational and military health, mental health law, and the wider community.  He is an emeritus NIHR Senior Investigator, a Fellow of the Academy of Medical Sciences, and a Clarivate Highly Cited Researcher.  He was awarded a CBE for services to psychiatric research in the Queen's 2018 Birthday Honours.

Research interests (short)

Epidemiology and clinical informatics; use of technologies to enhance phenotyping of psychiatric disorders; liaison psychiary

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 4 - Quality Education
  • SDG 10 - Reduced Inequalities
  • SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities
  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions

Education/Academic qualification

Doctor of Philosophy, University of London

Award Date: 1 Jan 1999

Master of Science, University of London

Award Date: 1 Jan 1996

Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery, University of London

Award Date: 1 Jan 1989

Bachelor of Science, University of London

Award Date: 1 Jan 1986


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