Speaker

Dr Emmert Roberts

MRC Clinical Research Fellow and Honorary Specialist Registrar

At: IoPPN & KCL

Dr Emmert Roberts is an MRC Clinical Research Fellow in the National Addiction Centre, Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience (IoPPN) and Honorary Specialist Registrar in Substance Misuse Psychiatry at the South London and the Maudsley (SLaM) NHS Foundation Trust. He graduated with distinctions in medicine from the University of Oxford in 2010, and in epidemiology from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine in 2018. He is a member of both the Royal Colleges of Physicians and Psychiatrists, and his current research focus is on drug and alcohol service provision and it’s impact on hospitalisation and mortality. He has a strong interest in substance misuse, co-morbidity and the overlap of physical and mental health conditions. Throughout the Covid-19 outbreak he has been working as the clinical lead for the Homeless Hotel Drug and Alcohol Support Service (HDAS-London), the first pan-London commissioned drug and alcohol service providing alcohol, tobacco and drug support to those individuals experiencing rough sleeping temporarily housed in hotel accommodation across the capital.