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School of Medicine, Pharmacy and Health

Staff Members

Professor Joseph Reilly, DM MRCPsych BmedSci DipMedSci Cert of Med Education

Telephone: +44 (0) 191 33 40706
Fax: +44 (0) 191 33 40465
Room number: E115, Wolfson Research Institute, Queen's Campus, Stockton on Tees, TS17 6BH
Member of Medicine and Health Postgraduate Programmes
Director and Honorary Professor in the Mental Health Research Group
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 33 40704

Contact Professor Joseph Reilly


Joe is Honorary Professor with the Mental Health Research Group and Clinical Director of R&D for Tees, Esk and Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust. After undergraduate medicine at Nottingham, he trained in adult psychiatry in London and Newcastle, and has worked as a consultant psychiatrist in the North East since 1997. His main research interest is personality disorder- the effectiveness of therapeutic interventions, and approaches to diagnosis and risk. He is currently co-investigator on a NIHR Health Technology Assessment funded randomised trial in personality disorder (LABILE). He also collaborates with the Drug Safety Research Unit on observational studies of psychotropic drug adverse effects (currently co-investigator on the OBSERVA study). He has a role in promoting greater participation by users and clinicians in NHS research as a Clinical Research Lead with the North East and North Cumbria NIHR Clinical Research Network. In his spare time he helps out with the Durham University Psychiatry Society.

Selected Publications

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Research Groups

School of Medicine, Pharmacy and Health

Wolfson Research Institute for Health and Wellbeing

  • Applied Health Research Special Interest Group

Research Projects

School of Education

  • NHS & Durham University: Spread and Embed: Investigating the adoption, transmission and evolution of healthcare processes

Selected Grants

  • 2010: Reilly J, Curtis S, Mason JM, Gesler W, Spencer I, Close H Evaluating the implementation of a new psychiatric inpatient facility: a mixed methods approach. NIHR PERP 2010-2012, £324,717
  • 2010: Support Post for Paul Tiffin (£125000.00 from Tees, Esk & Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust)