Peter B. Jones

MSc, PhD, FRCP, MRCPsych

Peter B. Jones

Peter B Jones MB, MSc, MA, PhD, FRCP, MRCPsych, FmedSci is Professor of Psychiatry and Head of the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Cambridge. He read for his first degree in anatomy and neurobiology at King’s College, London, before qualifying in medicine from Westminster Medical School. Following 3 years of general medical posts, Professor Jones began psychiatry at the Bethlem and Maudsley Hospitals in London where, after completing a masters degree in clinical epidemiology at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and his PhD in psychiatric epidemiology, he was appointed as Senior Lecturer and Honorary Consultant Psychiatrist in1993. In 1997 he took up the Chair of Psychiatry and Community Mental Health in Nottingham, moving to Cambridge in 2000. Professor Jones’ research concerns epidemiology of mental illness, particularly the psychoses, early life course influences on adult mental health and illness, and the interface between population-based and biological investigations and explanations, including genetics. Clinically, he directs a new service for people with first episode psychosis(CAMEO, www.cameo.nhs.uk) jointly with Professor Ed Bullmore, and is presently a non-executive Director of the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust.

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Professor of Psychiatry, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK

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