Professor David Osborn
Professor of Psychiatric Epidemiology at the Division of Psychiatry, University College London
Telephone: 0207 679 9028
David trained in medicine and social/political sciences at Cambridge University and then UCL.
He completed clinical psychiatry training in North London and was awarded an MRC clinical training fellowship to train as an academic in mental health research. This included a PhD in psychosis and physical health at UCL and an MSc in epidemiology (London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine).
David’s research has focused on the interface between mental health and physical health for almost twenty years. He also evaluates short and long term interventions for mental health problems.
He has been a clinical academic consultant at UCL since 2003. He was promoted to Reader in 2011 and a Professor in 2014.
David works as a NHS consultant psychiatrist in acute community psychiatry in Camden and Islington NHS Foundation Trust.