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David Mamo

Malta

Dr. David Mamo MD, MSc (Lon), MS (UoT), FRCPC, FAPA, Dipl. ABPN graduated from the Medical School of the University of Malta in 1993. He then went on to pursue postgraduate studies at King’s College of the University of London UK, graduating with a Master’s in Neuroscience with Distinction in 1995. He was accepted to pursue his postgraduate training at the University of Pittsburgh, USA, where he completed his General Psychiatry training followed by Subspecialist Training in Old Age Psychiatry in 2001. In recognition of his specialist and subspecialist training, he was admitted to Fellowship of the Royal College of Physicians of Canada (FRCPC), and a Diplomate of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology in both General and Geriatric Psychiatry. Dr Mamo then went on to do a post-doctoral fellowship in schizophrenia and brain imaging using PET at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, and was awarded a Master’s degree in pharmacology from the University of Toronto for his published work in the mechanism of action of antipsychotics using 18FmT in rodents and healthy human subjects. In 2004 he was appointed Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Toronto and Consultant Psychiatrist at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health where he led a multimodal brain imaging research laboratory supported by grants from the National Institute of Health (NIH USA) and CIHR (Canada) to Dr Mamo to develop model for individualized dosing of antipsychotics in older patients using PET imaging. During this time he also served as a consultant geriatric psychiatrist of the CAMH Geriatric Mental Health Program, President of Medical Staff at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health and a member of the Board of Trustees of the same hospital. He was promoted to Associate Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Toronto in 2010 and Visiting Associate Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Malta in 2011. He has published more than 100 papers and abstracts in international peer-reviewed journals, and is currently a Consultant Psychiatrist in Malta and Clinical Lead in the Development of Mental Health Services for the Elderly in Malta.

 

 
 

Last Updated: Thursday 14 February 2013

 

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