Professor Philip Hazell

Psychiatry, Concord Clinical School

G03 - Thomas Walker Hospital
The University of Sydney
NSW 2006 Australia

T: +61 2 9736 2288
F: +61 2 4924 6056

Curriculum vitae

Biographical details

Professor Philip Hazell is Head, Discipline of Psychiatry and Conjoint Professor of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry with the Sydney Medical School. He is in addition Director of Infant Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services for the Sydney and South Western Sydney Local Health Networks and Director of the Rivendell Child, Adolescent and Family Mental Health Service.

Research interests

Philip was awarded a PhD in 1997 for a thesis concerning automatic and effortful information processing in ADHD. His other research output spans youth suicide and deliberate self-harm, mood disorders, autism, children in out-of-home care, systematic review of treatment effectiveness, psychological sequelae of disaster, and the evaluation of medical education. He was in 2004 honoured by the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry with the Elaine Schlosser Lewis Award for Research in Attention Deficit Disorder. He is currently a co-investigator on funded longitudinal studies of children with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder and of determinants of health and wellbeing in adolescents in rural New South Wales. He is also a co-investigator on a funded clinical trial of fluoxetine for autism.

Current national competitive grants*


Adolescent Rural Cohort Study Hormones, Health, Education, Environments and Relationships
Steinbeck K, Hawke C, Hazell P, Skinner R, Ivers R, Booy R, Cumming R, Fulcher G
National Health and Medical Research Council Project Grant ($975,652 over 4 years)

* Grants administered through the University of Sydney