Ranjit Menon Bio
Dr Menon completed his basic medical training in India in 1996 and moved to Australia in 2000 to pursue his academic training in psychiatry. He subsequently moved to New Zealand in 2005 after being offered a training position at the prestigious Christchurch School of Medicine, University of Otago. He completed his basic training in 2009, an Advanced Certificate in Consultation Liaison Psychiatry in 2011 and received his Fellowship with the Australian & New Zealand College of Psychiatrists in 2011.
Dr Menon been involved in research into treatment of mood and anxiety disorders and has authored/ co-authored several publications in Australian and International Journals. He is an Adjunct Research Fellow, Monash University.
He is the current Vice President of International Society for Sports Psychiatry. He was appointed Chief Psychiatrist of AFL in 2019. He was also awarded the ISSP Certificate of Additional Training in Sports Psychiatry as a recognition of his experience in the field.
Inaugural Chief Psychiatrist - AFL
Consultant Psychiatrist for Australian Open Tennis 2021
Consultant Psychiatrist - Mental Health Referral Network- Australian Institute of Sport (AIS)
External Consultant Cricket Australia
External Consultant Rugby Australia
External Consultant Tennis Australia
Adjunct Research Fellow - Monash University
Vice President - ISSP
Accredited Mentor - ISSP
AIS Tokyo Games On Call Consultant Psychiatrist 2021
External Consultant - International Cricket Council (ICC)
Mary Spillane Bio
B.A., Grad. Dip. (Psych), MPsych (Clinical)
Mary Spillane is a Senior Clinical Psychologist, and currently holds the positions of Mental Health Lead at The Australian Institute of Sport and Team Psychologist for the Victorian Men's and Womens Cricket Teams. She has worked across a range of settings including Private Inpatient and Outpatient Treatment, Community Based Drug and Alcohol Treatment Programs, and has worked with individuals and teams across both Olympic and Professional Sports. Mary has an interest in the presentation of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder in athletes, and has experience working with a variety of mental health disorders including Anxiety, Depression, and Personality Disorders.