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Professor Jonathan Green

Professor Jonathan Green

Professor Jonathan Green is Professor of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at The University of Manchester and Honorary Consultant Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist.

Jonathan Green did general medical training at Cambridge University and University College London, before going on to work in paediatrics and developmental paediatrics at Queen Elizabeth Hospital for Children, Nuffield Hearing and Speech Centre and the Thomas Coram Research Centre in London. He went on to specialise in Child Psychiatry in Oxford and then Manchester. 

He has 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 autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and a range of other impairments of social development in children. He co-led the UK’s first study into Asperger syndrome and has published work 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.

Jonathan is interested in the social development of children, and how problems in social development are central to many child mental health problems.

Jonathan leads the Social Development Research Group within the Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health.

View Professor Jonathan Green’s research profile