Dr Rina Dutta is a Clinician Scientist Fellow of the Health Foundation in partnership with the Academy of Medical Sciences. She works at the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neurosciences, King’s College London.
Her current 5-year research programme is e-HOST-IT: Electronic health records to predict HOspitalised Suicide attempts: Targeting Information Technology solutions.
She is Principal Investigator of a new 3-year research grant from the MRC and MRF for a project entitled: Social media, Smartphone use and Self-harm in Young People (3S-YP study)
In 2012 Rina founded the SUicide, self-harM and Mortality InTerest group (SUMMIT) at King’s Health Partners.
Rina has sub-specialised in Liaison and Occupational Psychiatry. Since 2009 she has worked as a Consultant Psychiatrist for the National Affective Disorders Service at the Maudsley Hospital, providing a specialist clinic for health care professionals with mood disorders.
- Suicidal behaviour and self-harm
- Social media and mental health
- Causes of premature mortality
- Mental and physical co-morbidities
- Use of datasets for clinical research and data science
Expertise and Public Engagement
Dr Dutta’s work about using ‘big data’ and social media to benefit mental health has been used by the Academy of Medical Sciences (e.g. in March 2018) to profile the research they are funding and its implications for society. https://acmedsci.ac.uk/more/news/using-big-data-and-social-media-to-benefit-mental-health
She has been media-trained by the Academy of Medical Sciences and was involved in the first BBC showcase of only 11 scientists on 15th January 2018.
She has done a live radio broadcast on BBC radio 4 with Jenni Murray on Woman’s Hour, a prerecorded expert opinion for BBC radio 4 regarding self-harm and live radio appearances on Radio London.
Song, X., Downs, J., Velupillai, S., Holden, R., Kikoler, M., Bontcheva, K., Dutta, R. & Roberts, A., 15 May 2020, In : Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC 2020) . 1296-1303, p. 1296-1303 8 p. Research output: Contribution to journal - Article
Jayasinghe, L., Bittar, A., Dutta, R. & Stewart, R., 22 Apr 2020, In : BMJ Open. 10, 4, p. e036186 Research output: Contribution to journal - Article. DOIs: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2019-036186
Sedgwick, R., Kalsi, H., Bittar, A., Downs, J. & Dutta, R., Oct 2019, In : Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. 58, 10, p. S258-S259 Research output: Contribution to journal - Meeting Abstract. DOIs: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jaac.2019.08.355
Cliffe, C., Shetty, H., Himmerich, H., Schmidt, U., Stewart, R. & Dutta, R., 11 Feb 2020, In : International Journal of Eating Disorders. Research output: Contribution to journal - Article. DOIs: https://doi.org/10.1002/eat.23240
Viani, N., Kam, J., Yin, L., Bittar, A., Dutta, R., Patel, R., Stewart, R. & Velupillai, S., 10 Mar 2020, In : Journal of biomedical semantics. 11, 1, 2. Research output: Contribution to journal - Article. DOIs: https://doi.org/10.1186/s13326-020-00220-2
Ayre, K., Gordon, H. G., Dutta, R., Hodsoll, J. & Howard, L. M., 31 Dec 2019, In : The Journal of clinical psychiatry. 81, 1, 19r12773. Research output: Contribution to journal - Review article. DOIs: https://doi.org/10.4088/JCP.19r12773
Priou, S., Viani, N., Vernugopan, V., Tytherleigh, C., Hassan, F. A., Dutta, R., Chalder, T. & Velupillai, S., 19 Dec 2019, (Accepted/In press) Studies in Health Technology and Informatics. IOS Press Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceeding - Conference paper
Velupillai, S., Epstein, S., Bittar, A., Stephenson, T., Dutta, R. & Downs, J., 21 Aug 2019, In : STUDIES IN HEALTH TECHNOLOGY AND INFORMATICS. 264, p. 413-417 5 p. Research output: Contribution to journal - Article. DOIs: https://doi.org/10.3233/SHTI190254https://doi.org/10.3233/SHTI190254
Fernandes, A. C., Chandran, D., Khondoker, M., Dewey, M., Shetty, H., Dutta, R. & Stewart, R., 5 Sep 2018, In : BMJ Open. 8, 9, e022170. Research output: Contribution to journal - Article. DOIs: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2018-022170
Sedgwick, R., Epstein, S., Dutta, R. & Ougrin, D., 1 Jul 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Current Opinion in Psychiatry. Research output: Contribution to journal - Article