AMHHEC Speakers Professor David Kavanagh

Professor David Kavanagh

Professor David Kavanagh is a clinical psychology researcher with over 40 years of experience as a practitioner and researcher. Over the last 12 years, he has been developing and testing e-mental health programs and apps, and since 2013 has been leading the Australian Department of Health’s e-Mental Health in Practice (eMHPrac) project, which supports the use of digital mental health resources by health workers across Australia. He has more than 300 research publications, including 250 refereed journal papers and 9 books.

He currently chairs the Advisory Council for the Queensland Mental Health Commission, is a Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences in Australia, and has won several awards for his research.