International Association for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Allied Professions


The IACAPAP gives awards to individuals who have made outstanding contributions to child and adolescent mental health (CAMH) worldwide. There is the IACAPAP Medal and the International Contribution Award.


The IACAPAP has awarded its Medal to the following recipients:

Year Recipient Location
1998 Luis E. Prego-Silva Uruguay
2004 Winston Rickards Melbourne, Australia
  Ahmed Okasha Cairo, Egypt
  Giovanni Bollea Rome, Italy
  Kari Schleimer Malmö, Sweden
  Jack Davis Madison, USA
2005 Kuo-Tai Tao Nanjing, China
2008 Dainius Puras Vilnius, Lithuania
2010 Barry Nurcombe Brisbane, Australia
  Colette Chiland Paris, France
  Helmut Remschmidt Marburg, Germany
  Kang-E Michael Hong Sungnam-si, Korea
  John B Sikorski San Francisco, USA
2012 Ginger Anthony Maryland, USA
  Elena Garralda London, United Kingdom
  Joseph Rey Sydney, Australia
2014 Andres Martin New Haven, USA
  Joaquin Fuentes San Sebastian, Spain
  Suzanne “Suzie” Dean Melbourne, Australia
  Per-Anders Rydelius Stockholm, Sweden
  Yi Zheng Beijing, China

The International Contribution Award

The International Contribution Award is sponsored by the Korean Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (KACAP) and is presented by the IACAPAP to recognise the accomplishments of a senior individual who has made outstanding contributions to CAMH in the developing world. The award consists of a plaque and $1500.

Year Recipient Location
2004 Michael Hong South Korea
2006 Brian Robertson South Africa
2008 Sir Michael Rutter United Kingdom
2010 Myron L. Belfer USA
2012 Amira Seif Eldin Egypt
2014 Joseph M. Rey Australia
  Wei-Tseun Soong Taiwan