Jonathan Norman Juredini


DOB                     2 July 1956

Citizenship         Australia and United Kingdom


Current academic status


Health Sciences

Head, Paediatric Mental Health Training Unit (PMHTU), University of Adelaide

Professor, Disciplines of Psychiatry and Paediatrics, University of Adelaide

Research Leader, Critical and Ethical Mental Health research group, Robinson Research Institute, University of Adelaide


Senior Research Fellow, Department of Philosophy, Flinders University


Current clinical position


Senior Child Psychiatrist, Department of Psychological Medicine, Women's and Children's Hospital, Adelaide


Education, professional training and qualifications



1980      MB BS, University of Adelaide (Passed final exam with Distinction)

1998      PhD, Philosophy Department, Flinders University



                1986      FRANZCP

                1987      Accredited Child Psychiatrist, RANZCP

(Specialty registration in psychiatry, Medical Board of SA, Registration number 8441)


Postgraduate Scholarships/Awards

1986      South Australian Health Commission Scholarship for Specialist Study Overseas

                1999      Robert J Stoller Foundation Prize for a post-doctoral author

2006      Margaret Tobin Award for ‘excellence in the provision of services to people with a mental illness who are most in need or most at risk’


Previous roles (since gaining FRANZCP)


1986–1987                         Fellow in Child Psychiatry, New South Wales Institute of Psychiatry

1987                                      Clinical Associate, Young People's Unit, Edinburgh

1987–1988                         Clinical Associate, Adolescent Department, Tavistock Clinic, London

1988                                     Research Fellow, Royal Free Hospital Medical School, London

1988–1994                         Director, Adolescent Psychiatry, Women's and Children's Hospital

1993                                     Visiting Scientist, Adolescent Department, Tavistock Clinic, London

1995–2000                         Director, SA Child & Adolescent Training Programme

2007                                     Visiting Scientist, Therapeutics Initiative, University of British Columbia, Vancouver

1994-2012          Head, Department of Psychological Medicine, WCH


Teaching roles


1995–2000          Director, SA Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Training Programme

                2004–                   PhD supervision

2005–                   HeadStart (Child & Adolescent Mental Health Training for GPs)

                               $310,000 in grants from SA Health in 2010–2013

2010 & 2011        Professor Derek Frewin Citation for Clinical Teaching

Offices in professional and community bodies



2003–                   Siblings Australia (Chair, 2008-2012)

2009–                   Guidelines Working Party, Ethics Expert Advisory Committee, RACP

2010–                   Chair, Australian-Palestinian Partnership for Education and Health

2011–                                   SA Child Health Clinical Network Steering Committee

2012–                                   SA Formulary Committee

2013-                                    International Centre for Health Communication


1993–1997          SA Aboriginal Health Council Research Ethics Committee

1998–2000          President, Psychotherapy Association of South Australia

2002–2004          Management Committee, Justice for Refugees SA

1996–2005           Bi-national Executive, RANZCP Section of C-L Psychiatry

2004–2008          Assessor, Administrative and Disciplinary Division, District Court

2002–2009          Chair, Healthy Skepticism

2011–2012          NHMRC ADHD Expert Working Group

2006–2013          WCH Drug and Therapeutics Committee

2011–2013          South Australian Medicines Advisory Committee

1992–2013          WCH Patient Care Ethics Committee


Research Grants as Chief/Partner Investigator



1.       ARC Linkage Grant (LP140100563)

Della P, Slade D, Dhaliwal S, Dunston R, Walsh J, Jureidini J, et al

Driving health care efficiencies and patient care outcomes by improving communication in acute to primary transitions of care


2.       Financial Markets Foundation for Children

Jureidini J, Raven M, Tonkin A.



3.       Channel 7 Children's Research Foundation Grant

Roberts R, Strohm K, Jureidini J, Giallo R,  Robb J.

Evaluation of a group program for siblings.



4.       ARC Linkage grant (LP110100035)

Slade D, Manias E, Battersby M, Scheeres H, Della P, Jureidini J et al.

Effective clinical handover communication: improving patient safety, experiences and outcomes.

2011: $308,642, 2012: $141,605, 2013: $267,998.


5.       Canadian Women's Health Network

Mintzes B, Jureidini J.

SSRI use in pregnancy



6.       ARC Large Grant (A726)

Jureidini J.

Narrative and Psychopathology: the role played by narrative in understanding patterns of development and breakdown in psycho–social functioning.



Jon N. Jureidini

October 20, 2016