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Graham MELLSOP Graham Mellsop, MD, FRANZCP. Professor of Psychiatry Waikato Clinical School University of Auckland Email: Graham.mellsop@waikatodhb.health.nz Graham Mellsop studied medicine at the University of Otago in New Zealand. He did his graduate training in Psychiatry in Melbourne, Australia. He is currently a Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Auckland in New Zealand. He also headed the South Auckland Clinical School Faculty of Medical and Health Services until 2004 and headed the Department of Psychological Medicine at the Wellington School of Medicine, University of Otago. In addition to his academic work Dr. Mellsop has been involved in regional administrative activities. He has been the Clinical Services Director for Mental Health in Waikato, the Chief Advisor in Psychiatry for the Inner and Eastern Health Care Network in Victoria, and the Director of Regional Mental Health Services in West Moreton Region, Queensland. In Dr. Mellsop’s early career, his research activities were in the fields of psychiatric epidemiology and clinical phenomenology. In an academic career spanning 40 years, he has published extensively in many areas with an emphasis in this millennium on issues having to do with psychiatric diagnosis and classification, mental health service design and outcome, and the relevance of culture to psychiatric issues. A number of his research activities have been cross-national, being conducted in South-eastern and Eastern Asia, the Pacific, and elsewhere. Dr. Mellsop has also been involved in ensuring proper standards of care for health services in New Zealand for a number of years, along with being involved in the National Multiregional Ethics Committee. Recently, Dr. Mellsop has been working on international classification projects such as the WPA-WHO Workgroup on International Classification and Diagnostic Systems (ICDS) and the WHO Global Scientific Partnership Co-ordinating Group (GSP) for Development of ICD 11. Currently he is managing a nimber of research projects examining the “everyday” use of antipsychotics in persons with schizophrenia Dr. Mellsop has also been a reviewer for a large number of international journals throughout his career. In recognition of his achievements, contributions and leadership in the field of psychiatry, Dr. Mellsop was elected as a Distinguished Fellow by the Pacific Rim College of Psychiatrists. In 2011 he received the College Citation of the RANZCP