Prof Malcolm Battersby


Head of Psychiatry, College of Medicine & Public Health

Malcolm Battersby is Professor of Psychiatry and Director of Flinders Human Behaviour and Health Research Unit and course leader of the Mental Health Science programs at Flinders University. He is also the director of the Flinders Centre for Gambling Research which is a centre within the Southgate Institute, Faculty of Health Sciences, Flinders University led by Professor Fran Baum. Professor Battersby trained with Professor Isaac Marks at the Institute of Psychiatry, London in behavioural treatment of anxiety disorders and severe neurotic conditions.

He was awarded a Harkness Research Fellowship in the study of chronic conditions self-management in the United States during 2003-2004 and had led the development of the Flinders Program of chronic condition management, now provided across Australia and internationally.