International Speakers

* Associate Professor and Director of Section on Mood and Anxiety Disorders at the Department of Psychiatry, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
* He is a Psychoanalyst and Consultant Pediatric Neuropsychiatrist at King Fahad Specialist Hospital, Dammam, K.S.A. * Dr. Ad-Dab’bagh is currently the Executive Editor of the International Journal of Applied Psychoanalytic Studies and was Section Editor of the Journal of the Canadian Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry.
* He is a Clinical Professor with the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Alberta and an Adjunct Professor of Global Mental Health at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology in Ghana. * Dr. Agyapong is the Alberta Health Services’ Edmonton Zone Clinical Section Chief for Community Mental Health and he serves as one of two Specialist Members on the Health Technology Expert Review Panel on Internet delivered Cognitive Behaviour Therapy for the Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health.
* Professor of Psychiatry and Addiction at the Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam. * Director of the Amsterdam Institute for Addiction Research (AIAR) and Scientific Director of the National Committee for Treatment of Heroin Addiction (CCBH) in Utrecht, the Netherlands. * Chair of the Scientific Programme Committee of 26th, 27th, and 28th ECNP Congress, Europe’s largest meeting in applied and translational neuroscience * Research Field: Addiction, Forensic Psychiatry, Epidemiology
* Dr. Cao is an assistant professor of the Department of Psychiatry, the University of Alberta, Canada
* President of Asian Association of Neuropsychopharmacology (AANP)
* Professor in Neurochemical Research Unit, Department of Psychiatry, University of Alberta * Research Field: Schizophrenia, Mood Disorders
* Professor of pharmacology at the University of Gothenburg and from 2013 the head of the department * Member of the editorial staff of The World Journal of Biological Psychiatry and Archives of Women’s Mental Health. Secretary for the International College of Neuropsychopharmacology * Author of >200 papers mainly in the fields of preclinical and clinical psychopharmacology
* Professor of Contextual Psychiatry and the head of the Center for Contextual Psychiatry at KU Leuven, Belgium
* Board Member of Our House Addiction Recovery Center * Professor of Psychiatry and Neuroscience & Associate Chair for the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Alberta * Research Field: Youth and Adult Addiction
* Dept. Psychiatry and Neuropsychology Maastricht University Medical Center Vijverdalseweg
* Consultant Adolescent Psychiatrist at the Highfield Unit, Oxford, UK. * Honorary Senior Lecturer, University of Oxford * Research field: Neuroimaging, Dialetical Behaviour therapy (DBT) in adolescents
* Stanley Cobb Professor of Psychiatry at the Harvard Medical School * Vice Chair of Public Psychiatry at the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
* Prof McLoughlin is currently Research Professor of Psychiatry in St Patrick's University Hospital and Trinity College Dublin, Ireland.
* Professor of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry in Lucena Clinic, Rathgar and Our Lady’s Hospital for Sick Children, Crumlin, Ireland * Research Field: ADHD, 22Q11DS and Eating Disorders
* Editor of JAMA Psychiatry Journal * Chief of the Psychotic Disorders Division of McLean Hospital * Research Field: Schizophrenia, Psychotic Disorders
* Adjunct Professor Webster University Leiden Campus * Research Field: Neuroscience, Transcultural Psychiatry, Addiction, Developmental Disorders
* Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at the McGill University, also an interdisciplinary anthropologist and cognitive scientist * Research field: sociocultural dimensions of cognition, consciousness, and human well-being through a variety of projects including placebo effects and hypnosis, smartphone and internet use disorders, social and psychological impacts of the Internet, social polarization, gender and mental health, and cultural evolution
* Associate Professor and Principal Investigator of Pediatric Population Neuroimaging, also an interdisciplinary engineer holding a Masters Degree in Electrical Engineering and a PhD in the Department of Biomedical Engineering. * Focus area: Imaging in Health Sciences, effects of prenatal and early life experience on downstream brain development, psychopathology along the continuum, the neurobiology of emerging psychopathology, pediatric imaging genetics and typical development and pediatric neuroimaging methodologies.
* Chair of Mood Disorders and Director of the Centre for Affective Disorders in the Department of Psychological Medicine in the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience at King’s College, London * President of the British Association of Psychopharmacology * Executive Committee Member and Past President of the International Society for Affective Disorders * National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Mental Health Biomedical Research Centre (BRC) Cluster and Theme lead in the Translational Therapeutics Cluster
Assistant Professor at University of Saskatchewan Secretary-treasurer of the Canadian Psychiatric Association (CPA) Dr. Zhang's research interests focus on the impacts of psychiatric medications and magnetic brain stimulations on white matter dysfunction in severe mental disorders diseases using animal models.
Prof dr HGJM (Eric)Vermetten, MD, PhD, is a clinical psychiatrist working with veterans and other uniformed officers as Strategic Advisor (COL) of Research at the Military Mental Health Service with the Dutch Ministry of Defense and ARQ National Psychotrauma Center.
Dr Ben Sessa is chief medical officer at Awakn Life Sciences, a biotechnology company with clinical operations researching, developing, and delivering psychedelic medicine to treat addiction.
After getting a doctor degree in Medicine from Peking Union Medical College, China, he started his academic career in September 1996, in academic institutes of USA and Canada.
Speakers from Child Mental Health in Dublin, Ireland Ordered by Surname-Name