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Professor Emeritus Diego De Leo

MD, PhD, DSc, FRCPE, FRANZCP

Primary Research Focus:
Suicide Prevention

Works with:
Australian Institute for Suicide Research and Prevention (AISRAP)

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Diego de Leo is Emeritus Professor of Psychiatry at Griffith University in Brisbane, where he is Director Emeritus of the World Health Organization (WHO) Collaborating Centre for Research and Training in Suicide Prevention. Founder of the Life Promotion Clinic, he is the creator and former convenor of the Postgraduate programs, Graduate Certificate and Master of Suicidology at the Australian Institute for Suicide Research and Prevention (AISRAP).

Professor de Leo was President of the International Association for Suicide Prevention (IASP) and co-founder and Past-President of the International Academy for Suicide Research (IASR) of which he is also co-founder of the journal Archives of Suicide Research. Prof De Leo was the initiator (2003) of the World Day for the Prevention of Suicide (10 September).

Research areas:
  • Adults
Available for:
  • Research opportunities
  • Funding
  • Innovative approaches to suicide prevention
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Professor Emeritus Diego De Leo

Primary Research Focus:
Suicide Prevention

Works with:
Australian Institute for Suicide Research and Prevention (AISRAP)

Learn more