Chair - Orygen Research Committee
Frances is a NHMRC Fellow, Director of Technology, Innovation and Translation at the NHMRC PREMISE Centre for Research Excellence and Co-Director of the Mental Health Hub of the University of Newcastle’s Priority Research Centre in Brain and Mental Health. She is the interim Pro Vice Chancellor (Research and Innovation) at the University of Newcastle.
Frances leads an international team of researchers, clinicians and industry partners in the innovative development and translation of evidence-based treatments for comorbid mental and physical disorders.
She is the President of the Society for Mental Health Research and the immediate past-President of the International Society for Research on Internet Interventions. She also serves on the Million Minds Mission Advisory Panel and the National Mental Health Commission Research Strategy.