Professor David Perkins

David Perkins

Director of the Centre for Rural and Remote Mental Health, University of Newcastle and Co-Director International Foundation for Integrated Care Australia

Professor David Perkins is Director of the Centre for Rural and Remote Mental Health, University of Newcastle which is based in Orange, NSW.  He has held academic positions in Australia and the UK and was a senior NHS manager.  He is co-director of the International Foundation for Integrated Care Australia and a member of the international IFIC Board.  An active researcher, he is an editor of the International Journal of Integrated Care and a past Editor-in-Chief of the Australian Journal of Rural Health.  He is a member of a number of national and state advisory bodies on rural mental health and wellbeing.