Adjunct Fellow, NICM Health Research Institute
Western Sydney University
Dr Joseph Firth’s research primarily focuses on the use of digital technologies and physical health interventions for improving both physical and mental health outcomes in people living with mental illness. He has published extensively on these topics in leading medical journals, including The BMJ, The Lancet Psychiatry, World Psychiatry, JAMA Psychiatry and The American Journal of Psychiatry. His work in the field has received thousands of academic citations and substantial media coverage; being featured in over 700 news stories from across the globe, including leading press outlets such as CNN, The Gaurdian, and BBC One television.
Dr. Firth’s ongoing projects focus on developing and evaluating digital health interventions for helping young people with mental health conditions to engage in regular exercise, and to adopt healthy lifestyles.