Yulia Furlong


  • The University of Western Australia (M521), 35 Stirling Highway,

    6009 Perth


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Dr Yulia Furlong is a Consultant Child & Adolescent Psychiatrist at Perth Children’s Hospital, Head of Service of Paediatric Consultation Liaison and Gender Diversity Service, Senior Clinical Lecturer at University of Western Australia, Chair of WA Psychotropic Medication Expert Group, and active member of PCH Clinical Staff Association Executive Committee, PCH Drug and Therapeutic Committee and CAHS Shape our Future Steering Team. Yulia is a Member of the Royal College of Psychiatrists (UK), Fellow of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists and accredited member of WA Faculty of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry.
Dr Furlong’s Research Doctorate degree in Psychiatry from University College Cork, Ireland, 2009 focused on the psychiatric co-morbidity of chronic physical illness from the lenses of Hospital Liaison Psychiatry and resulted in a number of publications in peer-review journals and authored book chapter in “Rheumatoid arthritis” by Lemmey A., 2011. Dr Furlong also embarked on teaching career and completed Graduate Diploma in University Teaching and Learning at University College Dublin and currently involved in teaching, mentoring, supervising and examining students and trainees, including psychiatric and paediatric registrars, advanced trainees and supervising PhD students. Dr Furlong is an active researcher with several key original publications in the area of childhood onset neuro-disabilities, including authorship in the prestigious new Oxford Textbook of Neuropsychiatry covering Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Tourette ’s syndrome, Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder and Neuropsychiatry Aspects of Childhood Cranial Tumours, as well as the chapters in "Brain Tumour” textbook by Agrawal A, 2018 and in " Autism Spectrum Disorder - Profile, Heterogeneity, Neurobiology and Intervention" by Fitzgerald, M, 2021.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 4 - Quality Education
  • SDG 5 - Gender Equality
  • SDG 9 - Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure
  • SDG 10 - Reduced Inequalities
  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions
  • SDG 17 - Partnerships for the Goals

Education/Academic qualification

Psychiatry , Research MD, Psychiatric co-morbidities of Rheumatoid Arthritis , University College Cork

Award Date: 2 Mar 2009


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