Associate Professor Jeffrey Looi is a clinical academic neuropsychiatrist and Discipline Lead of the Academic Unit of Psychiatry and Addiction Medicine at the ANU Medical School.
As an active clinician, Associate Professor Looi conducts clinical practice, mental health service/policy and population mental health research.
Associate Professor Looi leads the Australian, United States, Scandinavian-Spanish Imaging Exchange (AUSSIE), which focuses on mentoring medical researchers in collaborative clinical neuropsychiatry and neuroscience research: especially medical students, medical scientists and physicians in training, as well as collaborative interdisciplinary research (neuroscience, computational science/engineering, medical physics, psychology, neurology, neuroradiology and psychiatry).
In 2020-2021, Associate Professor Looi co-founded with Professors Stephen Allison, Tarun Bastiampillai, and Stephen Kisely, the Consortium of Australian-Academic Psychiatrists for Independent Policy and Research Analysis (CAPIPRA), a virtual mental health research and policy network he coordinates at the ANU Medical School. The Consortium has published more than 50 collaborative papers since inception, influencing public and private sector mental healthcare policy and practice.
Associate Professor Looi has received multiple research and leadership awards including: a Fulbright Scholarship and Australian-Davos-Connection Future Summit Leadership Award. He is a co-author on more than 240 peer-reviewed papers, with 4,123 citations, and an h-index of 29.