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Ashok Malla, MD

Dr. Malla is a Professor of Psychiatry at McGill University, where he holds a Tier 1 Canada Research Chair in Early Psychosis, with a cross appointment in Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics. He is also the Director of the Prevention and Early intervention Program for Psychoses (PEPP-Montréal) at the Douglas Mental Health University Institute. His clinical and research interests have been primarily related to pursuing the goal of understanding and integrating neurobiological and psychosocial aspects of causation and outcome in psychotic disorders, with special emphasis on early phase psychosis. He has published 225 peer-reviewed articles, held many peer reviewed research grants including a current NIH grant for examining differences in outcome in psychotic disorders across cultures between Chennai, India and Montréal, Canada, supervised many graduate students and been an advisor on program development and research in early intervention in psychotic disorders in several countries.