Professor Tricia Nagel

Head of Wellbeing Preventable and Chronic Diseases Division; Head, Mental Health Theme, WPCD Division


PhD, Charles Darwin University, 2008; Fellow of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists, 1996; Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery, University of Melbourne, 1982.

Approved level of HDR supervision at Charles Darwin University:

Principal Supervisor for PhD


Darwin - Royal Darwin Hospital campus


Professor Nagel has 30 years’ experience in the Northern Territory as clinician, educator, researcher and leader of the Aboriginal and Islander Mental health initiative (AIMhi). A collaboration with local Indigenous service providers and researchers, the AIMhi program develops and evaluates mental health resources.

The AIMhi research and training program has resulted in changes to guidelines and routine care in Indigenous mental health and rural and remote mental health care across Australia. The team delivers training workshops to diverse primary care and specialist settings in the NT, and across Australia focusing on the Stay Strong App and related culturally responsive e-mental health resources.