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Prof Prasuna Reddy

Health Psychologist, NSW

Professor Prasuna Reddy is the Director for the Centre for Rural and Remote Mental Health at the University of Newcastle. Prasuna is also the Chair of Rural Mental Health and Director of Research with The Greater Green Triangle UDRH, which is one of eleven University Departments of Rural Health throughout Australia and forms part of the Australian Rural Health Education Network (ARHEN). She is a practising health and organisational psychologist and her areas of expertise are applied psychology in health systems and professional ethics. Professor Reddy is responsible for managing a number of grants in the areas of diabetes prevention, clinical links between depression, heart disease and diabetes, management of chronic disease, quality and safety in organisational environments, and interprofessional ethics. She has given numerous invited presentations in Australia and overseas at universities, conferences and community health arenas. Her publications include several books, book chapters, refereed journal articles and contracted reports.

The Mental Health Professionals’ Network (MHPN) respectfully acknowledges the Wurundjeri and the Boon Wurrung people of the Kulin nation, the Traditional Owners and Custodians of the land on which our office is situated. We also acknowledge Traditional Owners of Country throughout Australia and pay our respects to their Elders past and present.