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Associate Professor Sam Harvey, Black Dog Institute

Sam Harvey is the Chief Psychiatrist at the Black Dog Institute and an Associate Professor at UNSW.  As well as running the Black Dog Institute’s clinical services, Sam also runs a program of research focused on the links between work and mental health.  Sam has advised many organisations, governments and the World Health Organisation in how the best available research can be used to create more mentally healthy workplaces. Sam’s current line of research is investigating the role that new technology can play in preventing mental health problems amongst workers and the issues faced by high risk workforces, such as emergency service workers and medical staff. Further information about his program of research can be found at https://www.blackdoginstitute.org.au/research-areas/workplace/