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Medical School Inaugural Lecture

Professor Swaran Singh will give his inaugural lecture on Tuesday 19 June at 6pm in the Medical Teaching Centre Lecture Theatre at Gibbet Hill. He will speak on: 'Journey to Ithaca - from Surgery to Psychiatry via Rights and Riots'.

Professor Singh is Professor of Social and Community Psychiatry. He trained as a psychiatrist at the Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education & Research, Chandigarh, India before moving to the UK in 1991. He was a lecturer and consultant at Nottingham and in 2001 moved to St George’s University of London as senior lecturer in psychiatry. There he developed the ETHOS early intervention service (Early Treatment and Home-based Outreach Service) which gained an international reputation for its success in improving outcomes for young people with psychosis and its cost-effective use of resources.

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The lecture will last an hour and will be followed by a drinks reception.

If you would like to attend, please contact the Inaugural Lectures Coordinator, Wendy Brown on ext.75770 or by email at

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