Professor Graham Meadows, MD, MPhil, MBChB, MRCP (UK), MRCPsych, FRANZCP, has international standing in epidemiology and health services research. He has led editorial teams on a major textbook for multidisciplinary mental health care published by OUP with three editions so far and a fourth in preparation. With a 30 year history of meditation practice and associated study, in 2003 Graham made the crossover between this personal practice and clinical and academic fields, beginning a local research program and training in MBCT. Since 2005 Graham has been leading training courses for clinicians, delivering and supervising MBCT. He was the Principal Investigator for the NHMRC funded DARE RCT investigating the generalisability, clinical and cost-effectiveness of MBCT. A Member of the International Federation for Psychiatric Epidemiology and of the World Psychiatric Association Section of Epidemiology and Public Health, he is on Editorial Boards of the ‘International Journal of Mental Health Systems’ and ‘Mindfulness’.