Executive Committee Members

The IACAPAP Executive Committee comprises 25 officers from around the world. Officers do not represent their country or member organization, but serve as individuals.

MEMBERS OF THE BUREAU

Addressing the day-to-day affairs of the association

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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Secretary General
Christina Schwenck PhD

Professor for Special Needs Educational and Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology

Justus-Liebig-University Gießen
Otto-Behaghel-Str. 10 C
35394 Gießen, Germany

christina.schwenck@psychol.uni-giessen.de

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Treasurer
Helmut Remschmidt Research Seminars 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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Past President
Bruno Falissard MD, PhD

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

bruno.falissard@gmail.com

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HONORARY MEMBERS OF THE EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

Honorary President
Helmut Remschmidt, MD, PhD

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

remschm@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
Flora de la Barra, MD

Adjunct professor of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, East Medical Faculty, University of Chile
Chile

torbarra@gmail.com

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Vice President
Tolulope Bella-Awusah MD

Department of Psychiatry, College of Medicine, University of Ibadan & Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, University College Hospital Ibadan
Nigeria

bellatt2002@yahoo.com

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Vice President (Facebook Page & Twitter account coordinator, Bulletin Editor)
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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Vice President (Bulletin Deputy Editor)
Maite Ferrin MD, PhD

Spain

maiteferrin@yahoo.es

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Vice President
Michal Goetz, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at the Charles University, Second Faculty of Medicine, Prague
Physician at the Department of Child Psychiatry, Motol University Hospital and at the Psychosomatic Clinic, Prague
Czech Republic

michal.goetz@lfmotol.cuni.cz

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Vice President
Nicholas Mark Kowalenko, MD

University of Sydney
Sydney Childrens Hospital Network Randwick
Australia

Nicholas.Kowalenko@heath.nsw.gov.au

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Vice President
Andrés Martin MD, MPH

Riva Ariella Ritvo Professor, Child Study Center
Director, Standardized Patient Program, Teaching and Learning Center, Yale School of Medicine
Medical Director, Children’s Psychiatric Inpatient Service, Yale-New Haven Children’s Hospital
230 South Frontage Road, NIHB 102a, New Haven, CT 06520-7900
USA

andres.martin@yale.edu

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Vice President
Bung-Nyun Kim MD, PhD

Division of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, Department of Neuropsychiatry and Behavioural Medicine
Seoul National university Hospital & College of Medicine, Seoul National University
South Korea

kbn1@snu.ac.kr

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Vice President
Kaija Puura, MD

Department of Child Psychiatry, Tampere University Arvo-building, 33014 Tampere
Tampere University Hospital Po Box 2000, 33521 Tampere
Finland

Kaija.Puura@pshp.fi

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NON-ELECTED MEMBERS OF THE EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

Monograph Lead Editor
Matthew Hodes, MBBS, PhD, FRCPsych

Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer in Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, Imperial College London; Consultant Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist, Central and North West London NHS Foundation Trust, London, United Kingdom

m.hodes@imperial.ac.uk

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E-textbook Editor
Joseph M. Rey, MD, PhD

Adjunct Professor, Sydney Medical School, Notre Dame University; Honorary Professor, Discipline of Psychiatry, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia

jmrey@bigpond.net.au

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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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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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NEW APPOINTMENT

Presidential Fellow for Global Education
Julie Chilton

Assistant Clinical Professor, Yale Child Study Center, USA

julie.chilton@yale.edu

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Presidential Fellow for Global Fundraising
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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IACAPAP Councilor
Gordon Harper

Associate Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School, USA

Gordon_Harper@hms.harvard.edu

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IACAPAP Councilor
Füsun Cetin Çuhadaroglu, MD

Professor of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Hacettepe Univ. Faculty of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey

fusuncuha@gmail.com

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IACAPAP Councilor
Yi Zheng, MD

Director, Beijing Child and Adolescent Mental Health Center
Professor, Beijing Anding Hospital, Capital Medical University, China

yizheng.c@hotmail.com

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