Kapil Sayal is Professor of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Honorary Consultant Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist at the University of Nottingham. He is an Associate Editor of CAMH, responsible for the Technology Matters section.
After completing undergraduate degrees in Psychology and Medicine, Kapil undertook a combined clinical and academic training in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at the Institute of Psychiatry and the Bethlem & Maudsley / SLAM NHS Trusts. He was awarded a Health Services Research Training Fellowship investigating pathways to care for children at risk of ADHD and was subsequently appointed as a Clinical Lecturer. He completed his PhD during this period and received three awards marking a significant achievement in research for work based on his PhD, including the Royal College of Psychiatrists Research Prize. Kapil was appointed as Senior Lecturer in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry in 2005 and promoted to Reader in 2012 and Professor of child and adolescent Psychiatry in 2014.
Kapil’s research interests reflect developmental epidemiology, clinical and school-based trials, child and adolescent mental health in schools and primary care, ADHD and self-harm. His programme of Health Services Research includes intervention research that aims to improve the identification of and outcomes for children and young people with mental health problems in school, primary care and specialist settings.
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Congratulations to CAMH Editor, Professor Kapil Sayal who has been appointed as a new NIHR Senior Investigator.
Professor Kapil Sayal, Professor of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, University of Nottingham, spoke with Dr. Kate Arron, Clinical Psychologist, and Joe Kilgariff, Advanced Nurse, on ‘ADHD assessment and brief intervention service for teenagers in CAMHS to provide a multi-disciplinary perspective’.