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Academic Child Psychiatry Unit

Contact ACPU

  • Location of clinic

    East Building
    Level 1 (closest to White Lifts)
    Reception Desk D

    Contact details

    Telephone (+613) 9345 4666
    Facsimile (+613) 9345 6002  (for all patient referrals please use 9345 5034)


    • A/Professor Alasdair Vance (Consultant Child & Adolescent Psychiatrist, Head ACPU/DNP)
    • Ms Jo Winther (Clinical Psychologist, DNP Co-Ordinator)
    • Ms Karen Dally (Administration Officer)
    • DNP Registrar (on rotation basis)
    • DNP Provisional Psychologists (on placement basis)
    • Clinical Research Assistants (on casual basis)


    • Professor Mark Bellgrove (Professor of Psychology, Monash University)
    • Mr James Brown (PhD student)
    • Dr Ross Cunnington (Senior Research Officer)
    • Professor Dr Yasong Du, Professor, Director, Department of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, Shanghai Mental Health Center, Shanghai Jiaotong University 
    • Professor Rapson Gomez (Federation University)
    • Dr Nicole Hall (Research Officer)
    • Ms Felicity Karsz (PhD student)
    • Professor Paul Maruff (Cogstate Pty Ltd)
    • Dr Ken Pang (Senior Research Officer, Walter and Eliza Hall Institute / Clinician Scientist Fellow, MCRI / Consultant Paediatrician, RCH)
    • Dr Chidambaram Prakash (Authorised Psychiatrist RCH, Principal Hospital Psychiatrist -Hospital & Specialist Programs, RCH Mental Health) 
    • Dr Marc Seal (Group Leader, Developmental Imaging, MCRI)
    • Dr Tim Silk (Senior Research Officer, Developmental Imaging, MCRI)
    • Ms Veronika Vilgis (Postdoctoral researcher)
    • Ms Jacqueline Williams (Researcher - Child Neuropsychology)