IACAPAP
 

Executive Committee Members (2022 - 2026)

The IACAPAP Executive Committee comprises 28 officers from around the world. Officers do not represent their country or member organisation, but serve as individuals.

MEMBERS OF THE BUREAU 

Addressing the day-to-day affairs of the association

President

 

Luis Augusto Rohde, MD, PhD

 

Professor

Department of Psychiatry

Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul

Director

ADHD Program

Hospital de Clínicas de Porto Alegre

 

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Secretary General

 

Yewande Oshodi, MD, MPH, Mphil

 

Associate Professor of Psychiatry / Child & Adolescent Psychiatrist

Department of Psychiatry

College of Medicine University of Lagos & Lagos University Teaching Hospital Idiaraba, Lagos, Nigeria

 

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Treasurer

 

Carmen M. Schröder, MD, PhD

 

Professor for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Strasbourg University

 

Head of the Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Strasbourg University Hospital

 

Head of the Excellence Centre for Autism and Neurodevelopmental Disorders STRAS&ND

 

President, European Union of Medical Specialists - Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (UEMS-CAP)

 

European Board Certified Sleep Expert

 

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Past President

 

Daniel Fung Shuen Sheng, MD

CEO, Institute of Mental Health Singapore
Adjunct Associate Professor, Lee Kong Chian Medical School, Nanyang Technological University

Yong Loo Lin Medical School and DUKE NUS Medical School, National University of Singapore

 

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HONORARY PRESIDENTS OF THE EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

Honorary President


Helmut Remschmidt, MD, PhD

Professor Emeritus, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 
Philipps University, Marburg, Germany
 

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Honorary President

(External Relations Chair)


Myron L. Belfer, MD, MPA

Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School; Senior Associate in Psychiatry
Children’s Hospital Boston, Boston, USA
 

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VICE PRESIDENTS

Vice President

 

Ammar Albanna, MD FRCPC IFAPA

 

Director, Al Amal Psychiatric Hospital , Emirates Health Services, UAE

 

Founding President, Emirates Society for Child Mental Health, Emirates Medical Association  

 

Consultant Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist

 

Assistant Professor in Psychiatry, MBRU 

 

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Vice President

 

Devashish Konar

 

Consultant Psychiatrist and Director, Mental Health Care Centre, Burdwan and Kolkata, India

 

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Vice President

 

Gordon Harper, MD

 

Assoc Professor (part-time), Harvard Medical School Psychiatry, United States

 

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Vice President

 

Guilherme V. Polanczyk, MD, PHD

 

Associate Professor of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at the University of São Paulo Medical School, Brazil

 

Director the Early Diagnosis and Interventions Program and the Child & Adolescent Inpatient Unit at the Institute of Psychiatry of Hospital das Clinicas, University of São Paulo

 

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Vice President

 

Koroma Mohamed James, M.Sc., (CAMH)

 

Associate Lecturer, Faculty of Nursing, College of Medicine and Allied Health Sciences, University of Sierra Leone (Department of Specialised Nursing).

 

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Vice President

 

Liu Jing

 

Professor and Chief, Director of Mental Health Center for Children, Peking University Institute of Mental Health and Sixth, China

 

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Vice President 

(Bulletin Deputy Editor)

 

Maite Ferrin, MD, PhD

 

Consultant Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist 

 

Honorary Clinical Lecturer

 

United Kingdom

 

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Vice President

(Henrikje Klasen iCAMH Training Program Coordinator)

 

Nicholas Mark Kowalenko, MD

 

University of Sydney
Deputy Chair, Emerging Minds
Australia

 

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Vice President 

 

Yukiko Kano MD, PhD

 

Associate Professor, Department of Child Neuropsychiatry, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo  
Director, Department of Child Psychiatry, The University of Tokyo Hospital

Japan

 

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NON-ELECTED MEMBERS OF THE EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

Director of Communication


Hesham Hamoda, MD, MPH

Assistant Professor, Harvard Medical School​
Attending Psychiatrist, Boston Children’s Hospital
USA
 

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Donald Cohen Fellowship Program Coordinator


Ayesha Irshad Mian, MD

Associate Professor and Chair, Department of Psychiatry, The Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan
 

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Donald Cohen Fellowship Program Coordinator


Naoufel Gaddour, MD

Associate Professor in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, University of Monastir, Monastir, Tunisia
 

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Early Career Group Coordinator

 

Dicle Buyuktaskin Tuncturk

 

Gazi University School of Medicine 

Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry 

Department of Neuroscience 

Turkey

 

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Early Career Group Coordinator

 

Dina Mahmood

 

Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist 
Children’s Hospital Westmead 
Sydney Children’s Hospital Network

Australia

 

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E-Textbook Editor-in-Chief

 

John-Joe Dawson-Squibb

 

Clinical Psychologist, Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Red Cross Children's Hospital, Department of Psychiatry and Mental Health, University of Cape Town, 

South Africa

 

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E-Textbook Editor-in-Chief

 

Hee Jeong Yoo, M.D, Ph.D.

 

Professor of Psychiatry

Seoul National University College of Medicine

Seoul National University Bundang Hospital

South Korea

 

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E-Textbook Editor-in-Chief

 

Valsamma Eapen MBBS., PhD., FRCPsych., FRANZCP

 

Chair, Infant, Child and Adolescent Ps​ychiatry

Head, Academic Unit of Child Psychiatry (AUCS) and Clinical Academic, South West Sydney Local Health District

Professor, Discipline of Psychiatry and Mental Health/School of Clinical Medicine, UNSW Medicine & Health

Australia

 

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E-Textbook Editor-in-Chief

 

Uttara Chari

 

Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychology St. John’s Medical College Hospital, Bengaluru, India

 

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Helmut Remschmidt Research Seminar Coordinator 

 

Prof. Dr. Christina Schwenck

Justus-Liebig-University of Gießen

Faculty 06 Psychology and Sports Science

 

Department of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology

Otto-Behaghel-Strasse 10c

35394 Gießen

Germany

 

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Helmut Remschmidt Research Seminar Coordinator 

 

Petrus J de Vries, MD

 

Sue Struengmann Professor of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry 
Division of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry 

Department of Psychiatry and Mental Health 
University of Cape Town 
46 Sawkins Road, Rondebosch, 7700, South Africa

 

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MOOC Coordinator

 

Bruno Falissard MD, PhD

Professor of Public Health, Université Paris-Sud. 
Paris, France
 

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WHO Liaison


Prof. MD. MSc. Susanne Walitza

Chair / Director
Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Psychotherapy
Psychiatric University Hospital
University of Zurich
Neumünsterallee 9
8032 Zürich
 

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