George Patton

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Geroge Patton, Australia

George Patton, Australia

George Patton is a Professorial Fellow in Adolescent Health Research at The University of Melbourne. He is also a Senior Principal Research Fellow with the Australia’s National Health and Medical Research Council.  He was Chair of the Lancet Commission on Adolescent Health and Wellbeing. He had previously played a leading role around two series on adolescent health for the Lancet.  He has a research background in epidemiology and a clinical background in child and adolescent psychiatry. His research covers both clinical and community settings. The studies have included long-term and inter-generational cohorts, large scale surveys and interventions studies. These presented some of the first and most comprehensive global overviews of health and development in young people. He has had advisory roles with the UN, WHO, the World Bank and UNICEF.

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