Dr Ciaran Mulholland
Clinical Senior Lecturer
School of Medicine, Dentistry and Biomedical Sciences (MDBS), The Senator George J Mitchell Institute for Global Peace, Security and Justice, Centre for Evidence and Social Innovation (CESI)
Dr Ciaran Mulholland is a consultant psychiatrist with the Northern Health and Social Care Trust in Northern Ireland and a Senior Lecturer in the Centre for Medical Education at Queen’s University.
He is clinical co-lead for an innovative service for young people who are at risk of developing serious mental health conditions, many of whom have suffered psychological trauma. He is the Clinical Director of the Northern Ireland Regional Trauma Network for the treatment of conditions occurring as a consequence of trauma, especially trauma arising from the "Troubles" and also sits on the UK Contact group which co-ordinates clinical services for veterans with mental health problems.
Dr Mulholland sits on the Department of Health Mental Health and Emotional Well-being Working Group and is co-ordinating the writing of a rapid review of the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the mental health of the NI population. He is also a member of the Regional Covid Ethics Group which is currently writing a regional framework and guidance document on the ethical issues raised by the pandemic.
FieldsMedicine Mental Health Psychological trauma Aetiology of psychotic illnesses Psychotic disorders
Areas of Expertise
mental health, psychotic disorders, aetiology of psychotic illnesses, psychological trauma, coronavirus, corona virus, covid-19