Wellbeing Stream Lead, HB2, HB3, HB6, Psychiatrist, Medical
Associate Professor, MBBS, MA(Bioethic), MHLM, Cert CL Psychiatry, PhD, FRACMA, FRANZCP
Associate Professor Sophie Adams is the inaugural Wellbeing Stream Leader for Homeward Bound, a participant in HB2 and wellbeing lead for HB3 and HB6. Sophie is the Divisional Medical Director for the Austin Health Mental Health Division. She has had previous leadership roles in the mental health sector and interests leadership, clinical governance, quality and safety, youth, adult and consultation liaison psychiatry and ensuring high quality, consumer focussed, evidence based. She has a systems level focus and an interest in building safe cultures, developing sustainable teams and enabling others. Sophie is a facilitator of research in services systems, with an interest in research design, feasibility, matching research questions to clinical need and research translation. Sophie believes in putting people at the heart of her work and maintains personal optimism that we can make a difference to the health of our communities.