DR Brian Odonoghue

DR Brian Odonoghue


  • Mental health Psychiatry psychosis (Psychosis Epidemiology)



  • Brian is a Consultant Psychiatrist with the Early Psychosis Prevention and Intervention Centre (EPPIC) at Orygen Youth Health and a Senior Research Fellow at Orygen, the National Centre of Excellence in Youth Mental Health and the University of Melbourne. Brian graduated from medicine from University College Dublin, obtained a Masters degree in Epidemiology and Public Health from the University of London and a PhD from UCD. Brian was awarded an NHMRC Early Career Fellowship for 2018 – 2021 and he is an associate editor of the Irish Journal of Psychological Medicine. Brian’s areas of interest in research include youth mental health, the physical and sexual health of young people affected by mental health disorders, epidemiology and the reduction of coercive/ restrictive interventions. Brian is currently an investigator on four RCTs in the area of early psychosis.   


Member of

  • Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists. Advanced trainee with RANZCP - due to obtain fellowship in Feb 2016 2013 -
  • Royal College of Psychiatrists. Member of RCPsych 2009 -


Selected publications



Education and training

  • FRANZCP, Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists 2016
  • PhD, University College Dublin 2015
  • MSc, University of London - London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine 2012
  • MB BCh BAO, University College Dublin 2004
  • BMedSci, University College Dublin 2004

Awards and honors

  • NHMRC Fellowship, 2018



Available for supervision

  • Y