Dr Alan Currie
Regional Affective Disorders Service
MB ChB, MPhil, FRCPsych
Dr Currie is a Consultant Psychiatrist in the Regional Affective Disorders Service in Newcastle, a lecturer at Newcastle University and a visiting professor at the University of Sunderland in the Department of Sport and Exercise Sciences.
His research interests include recovery, social inclusion, mood disorders, sport and exercise psychiatry, eating disorders and movement disorders. He has published in all these areas including co-editing and authoring several chapters in Social Inclusion and Mental Health (2010). He also edited an award-winning handbook of Sports Psychiatry for clinicians.
From 2003 to 2007 he sat on the executive of the General & Community faculty of the Royal College of Psychiatrists. Between 2008 and 2014 he was a trustee of a major mental health charity and between 2009 and 2015 was a governor of his employing Trust.
He is chair of the Royal College of Psychiatrists Sports and Exercise Psychiatry Special Interest Group (SEPSIG) and a board member of the International Society for Sport Psychiatry (ISSP). He will join the International Olympic Committee Consensus group on athlete mental health later this year.