Dr Alize Ferrari has been honoured in the inaugural Women in Research Citation Awards for her influential work in public health .Two other UQ researchers have also been awarded. Dr Ferrari who is an Honorary Fellow, School of Public Health, was awarded for her research in psychiatric epidemiology at the Queensland Centre for Mental Health Research.
Her team published research in a special edition of The Lancet this month, showing that depressive disorders followed by anxiety and schizophrenia are the major drivers of the global burden from mental disorders.
“I oversee the team responsible for performing the modelling for all mental and substance use disorders in the Global Burden of Disease Studies led by the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, University of Washington," Dr Ferrari said.
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