Prof Jonathan Green

Clin Professor of Child & Adolescent Psy

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Professor Jonathan Green is Professor of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry in the University of Manchester and Honorary Consultant Child & Adolescent Psychiatrist at Central Manchester and Manchester Children’s Hospitals University NHS Trust and Manchester Biomedical Research Centre.


He serves on the Editorial/Advisory Boards of the Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, Advances in Psychiatric Treatment and European Journal of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, and is a member of the Commissioning Board for the NIHR Health Technology Assessment programme.  Other roles include - National Trials Adoptions Committee, UKCRN; Scientific Board, British Autism Study of Infant Siblings.



Jonathan Green did general medical training in Cambridge University and University College London; Paediatrics and Developmental Paediatrics at Queen Elizabeth Hospital for Children, Nuffield Hearing and Speech Centre and the Thomas Coram Research Centre in London; before specialising in Child Psychiatry in Oxford and then Manchester.

He has a long standing clinical and research interests in autism and other aspects of social development in children.

Clinically, he runs a regional specialist Social Development Clinic at the Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital, which undertakes assessment and treatment innovation with ASD and a range of other impairments of social development in children. He co-led the UK’s first study into ICD Asperger Syndrome and has published on social and language development in ASD, co-morbidity and treatment intervention, as well as on Attachment Disorder and the social development consequences of early attachment failure.

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  • Child Development, Social Development, Developmental Neuroscience, Clinical Trials,

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