Current position and affiliation: Professor of Psychology, National University of Ireland Galway, Ireland.
Involvement with youth mental health and research interests and activities:
Following the completion of Doctoral training in Clinical Psychology at Trinity College Dublin (TCD), Gary undertook a research fellowship in the TCD neuropsychiatric genetics research, where he earned a PhD in Cognitive genomics and began the cognitive genomics lab. After serving on the TCD from 2006 to 2013, Gary was appointed to his current role as professor and chair of psychology at NU Galway.
Gary’s research focuses on understanding the genetic, environmental and neural basis of cognitive deficits associated with psychosis, and the development of therapeutic programs for overcoming these deficits. His current research focuses on how early life adversity results in poorer cognitive outcome in later life, and providing cognitive interventions to address these challenges in young people. Gary is a also practicing clinical psychologist, where he works with both young people and adults.
Professional website: http://www.nuigalway.ie/our-research/people/psychology/garydonohoe/
Contact email: Gary.firstname.lastname@example.org