Șef Lucrări Univ. Dr. Cătălina Giurgi-Oncu

Catalina Giurgi-Oncu, MD, PhD is a Senior Lecturer in Psychiatry in the Department
of Neuroscience at the “Victor Babes” University of Medicine and Pharmacy of
Timisoara (2013-ongoing). Her current clinical role is of Consultant Psychiatrist at the
Timis County Emergency Clinical Hospital, “Eduard Pamfil” Psychiatric Clinic (2019-
ongoing). Dr. Giurgi-Oncu has over 15 years of experience as a trainee, a specialist,
and, subsequently, as a Consultant Psychiatrist in General Adult Psychiatry, working
in both inpatient and outpatient settings, in Romania and the United Kingdom (fully
registered with the General Medical Council, 2016-2018, employed by NHS trusts in
Scotland and England). She holds a Specialist (International) Associate registration
with the Royal College of Psychiatrists, UK (2017-ongoing).
Dr. Giurgi-Oncu’s academic past and current interests revolve around affective
disorders, liaison psychiatry and global mental health, as she was formerly affiliated
with the Institute of Health and Wellbeing at the University of Glasgow, for the Global
Mental Health MSc programme, where she temporarily acted as a visiting lecturer
(2016-2018). She holds a Level II EMDR psychotherapy certification.
In the area of professional organization activities, Dr. Giurgi-Oncu was the former
Chair (2012-2013), and, subsequently, Executive Chair (2014-2015) of the Romanian
Association of Psychiatry Trainees (AMRPR). More recently, she was the former chair
of the Committee for Early Career Psychiatrists within the Romanian Association of
Psychiatry and Psychotherapy (ARPP) (2017-2022). She is the current Secretary
General of the Romanian Association of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy and a Board
member of the Timisoara Association of Psychiatrists.