Professor Philip Batterham

BSc (Psychology) hons, MPH, PhD
Associate Professor
ANU College of Health and Medicine

Areas of expertise

  • Mental Health 111714
  • Biostatistics 010402
  • Psychological Methodology, Design And Analysis 170110
  • Epidemiology 111706

Research interests

  • Assessment and epidemiology of mental illness
  • Suicide prevention
  • Research methods
  • Psychiatric rating scales
  • E-mental health
  • Implementation science
  • Rural mental health


Phil Batterham is Deputy Head and an Associate Professor at the Centre for Mental Health Research. He was awarded an Early Career Fellowship in 2011 and a Career Development Fellowship in 2014 from the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC). He is a Chief Investigator for the NHMRC Centre of Research Excellence in Suicide Prevention and for seven NHMRC project grants. His research interests include developing tailored screening measures for mental disorders, developing and implementing online programs to prevent mental disorders, reducing risk of suicide, and reducing the stigma of mental illness.


Projects and Grants

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