Cherrie Galletly

Professor Cherrie Galletly

Professor

Adelaide Medical School

Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences

Eligible to supervise Masters and PhD - email supervisor to discuss availability.


Professor Cherrie Galletly is a consultant psychiatrist working across the University, public mental health and private sectors. She takes a collaborative approach to research, with the ultimate goal of improving the quality of care for people with severe mental illness. Her research interests include schizophrenia and other psychotic disorders; she was Northern Adelaide site director for the Second National Survey of Psychosis (2010) a landmark study of more than 1800 people with psychoses. She was a Chief Investigator on a study of comorbidity between mental health and substance abuse disorder based in the Northern suburbs of Adelaide. She heads up one of the leading national centres on neurostimulation treatments (rTMS and ECT) for psychiatric disorders. Her teaching responsibilities include the role of Course Convenor for Year 6 MBBS. She currently supervises 8 higher degree students. She is a Regional Director of postgraduate psychiatry training (Northern Area Local Health Network).

She led the Writing Group for the RANZCP Clinical Practise Guidelines for Schizophrenia and Related Disorders. She is an Associate Editor for the Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry and a member of the Editorial Executive for Australian Prescriber.

She has published more than 200 papers in the peer reviewed literature, one book and 3 book chapters, and over 50 other articles and abstracts. Since 2011 she has been involved in 61 conference presentations. Her total collaborative research funding exceeds $7m.

NHMRC Grants
2016-2019 Project Grant; Title: “N-Acetyl Cysteine In Schizophrenia Resistant to Clozapine: A Double-Blind Randomised Placebo-Controlled Trial National Health and Medical Research Council (NHRMC), Australia: 1098442 Castle, D., Rossell, S., Galletly, C., Harris, A., Francies, P., Siskind, D $981,788.85
2016-2020 Project Grant; Title: “An empirical framework for assessing mortality and morbidity in people with psychotic disorders: 7-year prospective and 10-year retrospective follow-up of 2075 participants in the Survey of High Impact Psychosis (SHIP) using linked registers National Health and Medical Research Council (NHRMC), Australia: 1102628 Morgan, V., McGrath, J., Galletly, C., Harvey, C., Castle, D., Cohen, M., Jablensky, A., Carr, V., Neil, A., Wattereus, A $626,179
2011-2012 Grant, Title: “Australian Schizophrenia Research Bank”, (extension) National Health and Medical Research Council (NHRMC), Australia: 386500 Carr, V., Schall, U., Scott, R., Jablensky, A., Mowry, B., Michie, P., Catts, S., Henskens, F., Pantelis, C., Loughland, C., Tooney, P., Rasser, P., Lewin, T., Stain, H,MM Badcock, J., Morgan, V., de Zubicaray, G., Budd, B., Seal, M., Soulsby, B., Velakoulis, D., Kader, L., Kalaydjieva, L., Weickert, T., Galletly, C; Enabling $440,650
2006-2011 Enabling Grant, Title: “Australian Schizophrenia Research Bank” National Health and Medical Research Council (NHRMC), Australia: 386500 Carr, V., Schall, U., Scott, R., Jablensky, A., Mowry, B., Michie, P., Catts, S., Henskens, F., Pantelis, C., Loughland, C., Tooney, P., Rasser, P., Lewin, T., Stain, H,mm Badcock, J., Morgan, V., de Zubicaray, G., Budd, B., Seal, M., Soulsby, B., Velakoulis, D., Kader, L., Kalaydjieva, L., Weickert, T., Galletly, C $1,750,000
2007-2009 Research Grant; Title: “Childhood cognitive antecedents of adult psychopathology: follow up of the Port Pirie lead cohort into adulthood National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC), Australia: ID 453563 McFarlane A, Galletly C, Sim M, Sawyer M, Baghurst P $587,263

 

Commonwealth Department of Health and Ageing
2009-2011 Research Grant; Title: “National Survey of High Impact Psychosis (SHIP) Commonwealth Dept of Health and Ageing, Australia Jablensky A, Bush R , Carr V, Castle D, Galletly C, Harvey C, Hocking B, Mackinnon A , McGorry P, Morgan V, McGrath J, Stain H, Waterreus A, Neil A, Saw S $6,155,514
ARC Linkage Grant
2011-2013 Linkage Grant; Title: “Stopping the run-around: comorbidity action in the north (CAN) Australian Research Council, Australia: LP110100087 de Crespigny CF, Galletly C, Athanasos P, Procter NG, Moss JR, Rowlands CE, Liu DT, Tyllis P, Chong AJ, Lee D $275,820
The Stanley Medical Research Institute (USA)
2013 Canakinumab adjunctive treatment trial to reduce symptoms and improve cognition in patients with schizophrenia displaying elevated peripheral IL-1beta The Stanley Medical Research Institute . Weickert, T.W., Weickert, C.S., Catts, S.V., Lenroot, R., Galletly, C., Wakefield, C., Lloyd A USD $361,132
Course Coordination

2011 (ongoing) - MBBS Year 6 Course Convenor

  • Regular tutorial teaching for Year 6 Program – ‘Early mortality in people with schizophrenia – why?’

2003–2013 - MBBS Year 6 Psychiatry clinical placements (The Adelaide Clinic)

2003–2007 - MBBS Years 4 and 6 Psychiatry clinical placements (LMHS)

2004–2007 - Medical and Scientific attachment, MBBS years 4 and 5

MBBS Committees

2011 (ongoing) - Curriculum Committee

2011 (ongoing) - Assessment Committee

2011 (ongoing) - Scientific Basis of Medicine Committee

Examiner / Assessor

2011 (ongoing) - Board of Examiners, Year 4/5 MBBS

2003 (ongoing) - Board of Examiners, Year 6 MBBS

1996 (ongoing) - Assessor for clinical competence, written and OSCI examinations, various year levels MBBS

Seminar / Tutorial / Lecture Teaching

1996 (ongoing) - Participation in teaching at various year levels MBBS

2005 (ongoing) - Tutorial teaching, year 6, MBBS psychiatry

2010 (ongoing) - Coordinate and teach Tranisition to Internship teaching in psychiatry, Year 6 MBBS

  • Assessing and managing aggression 2 lectures each semester

  • Core Skills Series – using the Mental Health Act and management of acute behavioural disturbance (4 small group sessions, twice a year)
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  • Current Higher Degree by Research Supervision (University of Adelaide)

    Date Role Research Topic Program Degree Type Student Load Student Name
    2014 Principal Supervisor Sleep Disorders and Schizophrenia Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Part Time Dr Hannah Dawn Myles
  • Past Higher Degree by Research Supervision (University of Adelaide)

    Date Role Research Topic Program Degree Type Student Load Student Name
    2013 - 2017 Principal Supervisor Health Risk Factors Associated with Morbidity and Mortality in a National Sample of People with Psychosis Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Miss Lisa Anne Hahn
    2011 - 2016 Principal Supervisor Brave in their New World: Service Provision for Refugee Youth with Comorbidity in Northern Metropolitan Adelaide Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Ms Miriam Tamsin Posselt
    2011 - 2015 Co-Supervisor Addressing Aboriginal Community People's Mental Health and Alcohol and Drug Comorbidity Service needs in the Salisbury and Playford Local Government Areas of South Australia Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mrs Hepsibah Sharmil Francis Jebaraj
    2010 - 2015 Principal Supervisor Resilience, Psychosis and Childhood Trauma Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mr Shaun Michael David Sweeney
    2007 - 2012 Co-Supervisor The Role of Cognitive Biases in the Development, Maintenance and Treatment of Delusional Belief across the Psychosis Continuum Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Dr Ryan Balzan
    2007 - 2013 Co-Supervisor A Qualitative Study of Medication Adherence Amongst People with Schizophrenia Master of Psychology (Clinical)/Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Ms Lucinda Clifford
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  • Committee Memberships

    Date Role Committee Institution Country
    2015 - ongoing Co-Chair Scientific Committee, RANZCP Annual Congress, Adelaide 2017
    2015 - ongoing Member SA Psychiatry Training Committee
    2013 - 2016 Chair Working group to revise RANZCP Clinical Practise Guidelines on Schizophrenia and Related Disorders RANZCP Australia
    2011 - ongoing Chair MBBS Year 6 Course Committee The University of Adelaide
    2011 - ongoing Member MBBS Curriculum Committee The University of Adelaide
    2011 - ongoing Member MBBS Assessment Committee The University of Adelaide
    2006 - ongoing Member Medical Advisory Committee Ramsay Health Care (SA) Mental Health
    2006 - ongoing Member Research Committee, School of Medicine The University of Adelaide
  • Memberships

    Date Role Membership Country
    2010 - ongoing Australian Medical Association
    2010 - ongoing Society for Mental Health Research
    2010 - ongoing Collegium Internationale Neuro-psychopharmacologium
    2010 - ongoing European Association of Threat Assessment Professionals
    2010 - ongoing European College of Neuropsychopharmacology
    2010 - ongoing International Society for Affective Disorders
    2010 - ongoing Royal Australian & New Zealand College of Psychiatrists
    2010 - ongoing RANZCP Section for Neurosciences
    2010 - ongoing Schizophrenia International Research Society
  • Editorial Boards

    Date Role Editorial Board Name Institution Country
    2014 - ongoing Board Member Andhra Pradesh Journal of Psychological Medicine
    2013 - ongoing Editor Schizophrenia, Frontiers in Psychiatry
    2011 - ongoing Consulting Editor World Journal of Pharmacology
    2011 - ongoing Associate Editor Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry
    2011 - ongoing Member Editorial Executive Committee, Australian Prescriber (National Prescribing Service)
  • Position: Professor
  • Phone: 82698144
  • Email: cherrie.galletly@adelaide.edu.au
  • Fax: 8269 6187
  • Campus: The Adelaide Clinic
  • Building: 33 Park Terrace-Gilberton SA 5081
  • Org Unit: Medical Specialties

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