The Executive Committee

       

Helen Herrman AO
President, World Psychiatric Association

Helen Herrman is Professor of Psychiatry at Orygen, National Centre of Excellence in Youth Mental Health, and the Centre for Youth Mental Health at The University of Melbourne; Director of the WHO Collaborating Centre in Mental Health, Melbourne; and a member of the Lancet Commission on Global Mental Health 2015-2017. She is immediate past President of the International Association of Women’s Mental Health and of the Pacific Rim College of Psychiatrists.  

In the past, as Professor and Director of Psychiatry in St. Vincent’s Health Melbourne she led the development of an integrated area mental health service under Australia’s national reform of mental health care. For one year she acted as regional adviser in mental health for the WHO’s Western Pacific Region, based in Manila.

She is a psychiatrist and public health practitioner, and research practitioner fellow of the Australian National Health and Medical Research Council. She has special interests in community mental health care and promoting mental health. She has past and present research programs in the mental health of marginalised groups, including homeless people, prisoners, and young women and men living in out-of-home care.

She was awarded Officer of the Order of Australia in 2017 and inducted to the Victorian Honour Roll of Women in 2013. She received the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists’ College Citation in 2010 for contributions to national and international psychiatry. She was awarded Doctor of Medical Science (honoris causa) in 2016 by The University of Melbourne.

E-mail:  wpasecretariat@wpanet.org
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PRESIDENT-ELECT – Afzal Javed (U.K.)

The Medical Centre, Manor Court Avenue, Nuneaton CV11 5HX, United Kingdom

Phone: +44 24 76321505
Mobile: +44 7879496203
Fax: +44 24 76321502
E-mailafzal.javed@ntlworld.com - afzal@afzaljaved.co.uk

       

SECRETARY GENERAL - Roy Abraham Kallivayalil (India)

Vice-Principal, Professor and Head, Department of Psychiatry, Pushpagiri Institute of Medical Sciences, Thiruvalla, Kerala-689 101,
India

Phone: +91 94470 20020/+91 4822 210799
Fax: +90 469 2600020
E-mail: roykalli@gmail.com

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SECRETARY FOR SCIENTIFIC MEETINGS - Masatoshi Takeda (Japan)

Chairman Professor, Department of Psychiatry, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, 2-2 Yamadaoka, Suita City, Osaka 565 0971,
Japan

Phone: +81 6 6879 3050
Fax: +81 6 6879 3059
E-mail: mtakeda@psy.med.osaka-u.ac.jp

       

SECRETARY FOR FINANCES - Armen Soghoyan (Armenia)

Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry, Yerevan State Medical University after Mkhitar Heratsi, Director, Centre of Psychosocial regulation, 0033 Yerevan,
Armenia

Phone: +374 10 564 077
Fax: +374 10 288 605
E-mail: soghoyan@yahoo.com

       

SECRETARY FOR SCIENTIFIC PUBLICATIONS - Michel Botbol (France)

Professor of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (Western Brittany University)
Chief of the Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (Brest University Hospital)

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SECRETARY FOR SCIENTIFIC SECTIONS - Thomas G. Schulze (Germany)

Director, Institute of Psychiatric Phenomics and Genomics (IPPG) Medical Center of the University of Munich Nußbaumstr. 7, 80336 München
GERMANY

Phone: +49-(0)89 4400 55568
Fax: +49-(0)89 4400 55547
E-mail: thomas.schulze@med.uni-muenchen.de

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SECRETARY FOR EDUCATION - Roger Man Kin NG (Hong Kong, China)

Dr. Roger Man Kin Ng graduated from Faculty of Medicine of Chinese University of Hong Kong and received his psychiatric training in Hong Kong.

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