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Alistair Burns

United Kingdom

Professor Alistair Burns MBChB, FRCP, FRCPsych, MD, MPhil, DHMSA, is the National Clinical Director for Dementia in England at the Department of Health. He is Professor of Old Age Psychiatry at the University of Manchester, Clinical Director for the Manchester Academic Health Science Centre (MAHSC) and an Honorary Consultant Old Age Psychiatrist in the Manchester Mental Health and Social Care Trust (MMHSCT). 

He is Editor of the International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, Assistant Editor of the British Journal of Psychiatry, and is on the Editorial Boards of International Psychogeriatrics and Advances in Psychiatric Treatment.

His research and clinical interests are in mental health problems of older people, particularly dementia and Alzheimer's disease. He has published over 300 papers and 25 books.

 

 
 

Last Updated: Tuesday 22 May 2012

 

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