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Psychiatrist , researcher

Rachel Jenkins, British psychiatrist, researcher. Trustee Mental Health Foundation, London, since 1997. Fellow Royal College of Psychiatrists (director international affairs), Royal College of Public Health and Hygiene, Faculty of Occupational Health Medicine (honorary 1998), American Psychiatric Association (distinguished 1999).

Background

Jenkins, Rachel was born on April 17, 1949 in Manchester, United Kingdom. Daughter of Peter Osborne and Beryl (Braddock) McDougall.

Education

Bachelor with honors, Cambridge University, England, 1971. Bachelor, Bachelor in Surgery, Master of Arts, Cambridge University, England, 1974. Doctor of Medicine, Cambridge University, England, 1984.

Career

Registrar Maudsley Hospital, London, 1975-1978. Research fellow Institute Psychiatry, 1978-1979, lecturer, 1980-1982, senior lecturer, 1983-1985, director World Health Organization Collaborating Center, since 1997. Senior lecturer St. Bartholomew's Hospital, 1985-1987.

Principal medical officer Department of Health, 1988-1996. Director World Health Organization Collaborating Center, Institute Psychiatry, since 1997. Professor epidemiology and international mental health policy.

Membership

Trustee Mental Health Foundation, London, since 1997. Fellow Royal College of Psychiatrists (director international affairs), Royal College of Public Health and Hygiene, Faculty of Occupational Health Medicine (honorary 1998), American Psychiatric Association (distinguished 1999).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Ecology.

Connections

Married David Keith Jenkins (divorced 1999). Children: Ruth, Ben.

father:
Peter Osborne McDougall

mother:
Beryl (Braddock) McDougall

spouse:
David Keith Jenkins

child:
Ruth Jenkins

child:
Ben Jenkins