IACAPAP
 

Executive Committee Members (2022 - 2026)

The IACAPAP Executive Committee comprises 27 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

 

lrohde@terra.com.br

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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

 

yoshodi@unilag.edu.ng

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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

 

schroderc@unistra.fr

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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

 

daniel_fung@imh.com.sg

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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

Helmut.Remschmidt@med.uni-marburg.de

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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

myron_belfer@hms.harvard.edu

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VICE PRESIDENTS

Vice President

Ammar Albanna, MD FRCPC

 

President, Emirates Society for Child and Adolescent Mental Health,

United Arab Emirates (UAE)

Head of the Child and Adolescent Mental Health Center-of-Excellence

Al Jalila Children’s Speciality Hospital, Dubai, UAE


Assistant Professor in Psychiatry,

Mohamed Bin Rashid University of Medicine and Health Sciences, Dubai, UAE

 

albanna.md@gmail.com

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Vice President

Devashish Konar

 

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

 

devkon59@yahoo.com

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Vice President

Gordon Harper, MD

 

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

 

Gordon_Harper@hms.harvard.edu

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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

 

gvp@usp.br

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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).

 

koromajamesm@gmail.com

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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

 

ljyuch@163.com

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Vice President 

(Bulletin Deputy Editor)

Maite Ferrin, MD, PhD

 

Consultant Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist 

 

Honorary Clinical Lecturer

 

United Kingdom

 

maiteferrin@yahoo.es

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Vice President

(Henrikje Klasen iCAMH Training Program Coordinator)

Nicholas Mark Kowalenko, MD

 

University of Sydney
Sydney Childrens Hospital Network Randwick
Australia

 

nicholas.kowalenko@health.nsw.gov.au

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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

 

yukikokanotsocd@gmail.com

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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

hesham.hamoda@childrens.harvard.edu

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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

 

petrus.devries@uct.ac.za

 

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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

ayeshamian174@gmail.com

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Donald Cohen Fellowship Program Coordinator
Naoufel Gaddour, MD

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

naoufel.gaddour@gmail.com

 

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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

 

diclebuyuktaskin@gmail.com

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Early Career Group Coordinator 

Dina Mahmood

 

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

Australia

 

drdinamahmood@gmail.com

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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

 

john-joe.dawson-squibb@uct.ac.za

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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

 

hjyoo@snu.ac.kr

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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

 

v.eapen@unsw.edu.au

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E-Textbook Editor-in-Chief

Uttara Chari

 

 

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

 

uchari@gmail.com

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MOOC Coordinator

Bruno Falissard MD, PhD

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

bruno.falissard@gmail.com

 

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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

susanne.walitza@pukzh.ch

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