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Dr

Daniel Perkins

Honorary
Social And Political Sciences
ayahuasca
drug policy
pharmacology & pharmacy
science & technology
life sciences & biomedicine
harm minimsation
men's health
gender
pharmacology
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Dr

Daniel Perkins

 
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Arts
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Dr

Daniel Perkins

 

Daniel is an Honorary Research Fellow in the School of Social and Political Science and Director of the Office of Medical Cannabis in the Victorian Department of Health and Human Services, where he is the coordinating PI of a four year prospective study investigating the use, safety and effectiveness of prescribed medicinal cannabis products in Australia, in partnership with researchers from the University of Melbourne and University of Sydney.

In previous roles with DHHS he led the medicinal cannabis research and policy unit and undertook high level policy and research work relating to population groups with specific health needs.

He has extensive experience leading health and social research projects that have included partnerships with universities, NGOs, business and all levels of government.

At the University of Melbourne Daniel is leading work on a number of projects relating to psychoactive plants including a multidisciplinary international project, involving researchers from Australia, Brazil, Spain, Switzerland and the Czech republic, which is examining the use and health and wellbeing effects of the psychoactive tea ayahuasca in different contexts of use around the world.

Daniel has expertise in health, social and economic policy analysis, the design and management of large scale longitudinal surveys, quantitative and qualitative research methods, and the measurement of soft outcomes. His work has been published in a range of organisational reports and refereed journals articles. He is also a psychotherapist and neurofeedback practitioner.

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Credentials

Positions


Honorary

Social And Political Sciences

Education


Doctor of Philosophy (Arts)

University of Melbourne

Graduate Diploma Arts (Social Theory)

University of Melbourne

Master of Commerce (Hons)

University of Melbourne

Bachelor of Commerce

University of Melbourne