Psychopharmacology, pharmacogenetics, cross-cultural psychiatry, community mental health, mood disorders, psychotic disorders (ethno-psychopharmacology, international mental health)
Professor Chee Ng is the Healthscope Chair of Psychiatry, Director of the Professorial Unit at The Melbourne Clinic and Director of International Unit, Department of Psychiatry University of Melbourne based at St Vincent’s Mental Health. He completed his medical degree (MBBS), Master of Medicine in Psychiatry and Doctor of Medicine in cross-cultural psychopharmacology at The University of Melbourne. He was awarded Fellowship of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists in 1998. He is currently also Co-Director of Asia-Australia Mental Health, Site Director of WHO Collaborating Centre in Mental Health (St Vincent's), and past Secretary General of the Pacific Rim College of Psychiatrists. These positions reflect his wide areas of expertise including pharmacogenetics, clinical psychopharmacology of depression, bipolar disorder and schizophrenia, transcultural psychiatry, community mental health development and international mental health. He has been an international mental health consultant for World Health Organisation, Commonwealth of Nations and ministries of health in several Asia-Pacific countries.