Dr Mark Rodgers
Dr Rodgers is Consultant Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist and Neurodevelopmental Lead within the Northern Health Trust. He holds position of Chair at the Faculty of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry for Northern Ireland at Royal College of Psychiatrists UK. He is a graduate of Queen’s Medical School in Belfast and has previously spent time in the Early Psychosis Prevention and Intervention Centre (EPPIC) in Melbourne, Australia. He has a keen interest in neuropsychiatry and is co-founder of the Regional Complex Tics and Tourette's Syndrome Clinic at the Royal Belfast Hospital for Sick Children. He was awarded a MSc by Queen's University for his research work which focuses on healthcare access and transitions. He is an Honorary Clinical Lecturer in the Belfast Medical School. He has previously been conferred the Freeman Award for Excellence in Psychotherapy. He has written for the market’s leading family targeted media publication 'Ni4kids’ which has become one of the UK Top 100 consumer magazines by size. This work has previously been commended in ‘communicator of the year awards’ in RCPsych London.