Dr Rina Dutta

Dr Rina Dutta


+44 (0)7904 207378


I am the Research Training and Capacity Development co-lead at the BRC and a Senior Clinical Lecturer / Clinician Scientist Fellow of the Health Foundation in partnership with the Academy of Medical Sciences.  

My current 5-year research programme is e-HOST-IT: Electronic health records to predict HOspitalised Suicide attempts: Targeting Information Technology solutions.

I am 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 I founded the SUicide, self-harM and Mortality InTerest group (SUMMIT) at King’s Health Partners.

I have sub-specialised in Liaison and Occupational Psychiatry.  Since 2009 I have 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


Bioresource collects biological samples such as blood and saliva for analysis, these are linked to electronic medical records of research participants.

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