Prof. Colm McDonald
Professor of Psychiatry at National University of Ireland and Consultant Psychiatrist, West Galway Mental Health Services
Colm McDonald is Professor of Psychiatry at National University of Ireland, Galway and Consultant Psychiatrist, West Galway Mental Health Services. He completed his basic clinical training in Dublin and then moved to the Institute of Psychiatry in London, where he completed his clinical and research training and received his PhD. His clinical research program at NUIG focuses on investigating neurobiological and neuroimaging abnormalities associated with major psychotic and affective disorders, as well as health services research. He is Director of the Clinical Neuroimaging Laboratory at NUI Galway. His research projects have been supported by the Wellcome Trust, Medical Research Council, Health Research Board, Irish Research Council, Royal Society, National Alliance for Research on Schizophrenia and Depression, Mental Health Commission. He has authored 150 papers in peer reviewed journals.