Professor Belinda Lennox

Belinda Lennox HeadshotProfessor Belinda Lennox is a Governing Body Fellow, Green Templeton College and Head of Department of Psychiatry, University of Oxford. She is a member of Medical Teaching Subcommittee at Green Templeton.

Belinda’s research interests are in developing better treatments and improving outcomes for people with early psychosis. She undertakes a wide range of research, from studies of alteration of the gut microbiome, studies of devices to improve physical health outcomes, through to health services research studies of new service models in the care of people with early psychosis. A particular focus is on the possible autoimmune cause of psychotic disorders and developing new diagnostic tools to help to identify this. She supervises DPhils and clinical academic psychiatrists undertaking projects in each of these areas.

Belinda is a consultant psychiatrist in Oxford Health NHS FT, where she works in the Early Intervention in Psychosis service. She is vice chair of the psychopharmacology committee of the Royal College of Psychiatrists, steering group member for National Clinical Audit of Psychosis, and Associate Editor of Schizophrenia Bulletin.

Personal Assistant: Katherine Shepherd
Email: katherine.shepherd@psych.ox.ac.uk