Dr Caleb Armstrong, MBChB, MMedSci(Hons), FRANZCP, Cert Forensic Psychiatry. Caleb Armstrong is a Fellow of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists, and an International Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association

2017 recipient of the Medlicott Award
The Medlicott Award was made possible by the Medlicott Family, and was established in 1999 in honour of Professor Emeritus Reginald Medlicott. Professor Medlicott was the inaugural president of the RANZCP following its incorporation in 1963 and was a leading forensic psychiatrist in New Zealand. The Award is an incentive award of the College, designed to encourage achievements and excellence in research in forensic psychiatry, and shall be determined in accordance with relevant criteria of the Prizes and Awards Committees of the College.


He has worked across Australasia in clinical and medicolegal contexts, including Auckland's Regional Youth Forensic Service. Dr Armstrong has a private clinical practice and a particular interest in criminal and civil forensic cases, with experience writing reports on issues ranging from the insanity defence to worker's compensation for mental injury. As well as experience as an expert witness giving testimony in District, Youth, Family and High Courts, Dr Armstrong is an Honorary Senior Lecturer for the Universtity of Auckland and is published in the area of fitness to stand trial in the Youth Court. He is the New Zealand representative to the Section of Child and Adolescent Forensic Psychiatry of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists.