6 July 2021

Professor Samuel Harvey

Black Dog Institute Deputy Director.

Prof Samuel Harvey is a Senior Academic Psychiatrist and leads the Workplace Mental Health Research Program at the Black Dog Institute and University of New South Wales. After initially working as a general practitioner, Prof Harvey trained in psychiatry at the Institute of Psychiatry in London and completed his PhD with the University of London.

Since relocating to Australia in 2012, Prof Harvey has led a program of research focused on the relationship between work and mental health. His research considers the role work and workplace trauma may have in precipitating mental illness, the occupational outcomes of those already suffering from mental disorders and workplace based interventions for both the treatment and prevention of mental disorders. He has a particular interest in the role that new technology can play in preventing mental health problems amongst workers.