Bruce Charlton MD
Reader in Evolutionary Psychiatry
Department of Psychology
University of Newcastle upon Tyne
Editor-in-Chief, Medical Hypotheses
Tel: +44 (0)191 222 6247
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Education:Backwell Primary School & Backwell Comprehensive School, Somerset, England.
MBBS Honours : 1982 University of Newcastle upon Tyne
MD : 1988 University of Newcastle upon Tyne - Neuroendocrine correlates of depression
MA (English) : 1989 University of Durham - The literature of Alasdair Gray
Appointments:1982-3. House Officer, Freeman Hospital, Newcastle upon Tyne.
1983-4. Senior House Officer, Psychiatry, Newcastle General Hospital and St Nicholas Hospital.
1984-7. Research Registrar in Psychiatry then Wellcome Research Training Fellow MRC Neuroendocrinology Unit, Newcastle General Hospital
1987-8. British Academy postgraduate studentship, School of English, University of Durham; Resident Don, University College, Durham
1988-9 Senior Demonstrator in Physiological Sciences, University of Newcastle
1989-93. Lecturer in Anatomy, University of Glasgow
1993-6. Lecturer in Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Newcastle; Registrar in Public Health Medicine, Newcastle Regional Health Authority
1996-2001. Lecturer in Psychology, University of Newcastle
2001-. Reader in Evolutionary Psychiatry, Dept of Psychology, University of Newcastle
Other relevant experience
July-August 1980 - Elective student, Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School.
1999-2002. Visiting Professor, Health Services Research, University of East London
2000. Visiting Distinguished Millennial Fellow, King’s College, London