Executive Committee Members

The IACAPAP Executive Committee comprises 27 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
Chairman Medical Board, 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
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
Treasurer
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
Past President
Bruno Falissard MD, PhD
Professor of Public Health, Université Paris-Sud. Paris, France
bruno.falissard@gmail.com

HONORARY MEMBERS OF THE EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

Honorary President
Per-Anders Rydelius,MD, PhD
Professor of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Astrid Lindgren Children’s Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden
per-anders.rydelius@ki.se
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
Honorary President
Helmut Remschmidt, MD, PhD
Professor Emeritus, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Philipps University, Marburg, Germany
remschm@med.uni-marburg.de

VICE PRESIDENTS

Vice President
Flora de la Barra Mac Donald MD
Chile
torbarra@gmail.com
Vice President
Tolulope Bella-Awusah MD
Nigeria
bellatt2002@yahoo.com
Vice President (Facebook Page & Twitter account coordinator, Bulletin Editor)
Hesham Hamoda, MD, MPH
USA
hesham.hamoda@childrens.harvard.edu
Vice President (Bulletin Deputy Editor)
Maite Ferrin MD, PhD
Spain
maiteferrin@yahoo.es
Vice President
Michal Goetz, MD, PhD
Czech Republic
michal.goetz@lfmotol.cuni.cz
Vice President
Nicholas Mark Kowalenko MD
Australia
Nick.Kowalenko@health.nsw.gov.au
Vice President
Andrés Martin MD, MPH
USA
andres.martin@yale.edu
Vice President
Bung Nyun Kim MD
South Korea
kbn1@snu.ac.kr
Vice President
Kaija Puura MD
Finland
Kaija.Puura@pshp.fi

NON-ELECTED MEMBERS OF THE EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

Monograph Lead Editor
Matthew Hodes, MBBS, PhD, FRCPsych
Senior Lecturer in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Imperial College London; Honorary Consultant, Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist, St Mary’s Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service, CNWL NHS Foundation Trust, London, United Kingdom
m.hodes@imperial.ac.uk
E-textbook Editor
Joseph M. Rey, MD, PhD
Professor & Head of Psychiatry, Sydney Medical School, Notre Dame University; Honorary Professor, Discipline of Psychiatry, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
jmrey@bigpond.net.au
Donald Cohen Fellowship Program Coordinator
Ayesha Irshad Mian, MD
Associate Professor and Chair, Department of Psychiatry, The Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan
ayesha.mian@aku.edu
Donald Cohen Fellowship Program Coordinator
Naoufel Gaddour, MD
Associate Professor in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, University of Monastir, Monastir, Tunisia
naoufel.gaddour@gmail.com
WHO-Liason
Patrick Haemmerle, MD, MPH
Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist and Psychotherapist, Fribourg, Switzerland
haemmerlep@bluewin.ch

NEW APPOINTMENT

Presidential Fellow for Global Education
Julie Chilton
Assistant Clinical Professor, Yale Child Study Center, USA
julie.chilton@yale.edu
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
IACAPAP Councilor
Gordon Harper
Associate Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School, USA
Gordon_Harper@hms.harvard.edu
IACAPAP Councilor
Fusun Cetin
Professor of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Hacettepe Univ. Faculty of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey
fusuncuha@gmail.com
IACAPAP Councilor
Zheng Yi
Deputy President, Beijing Anding Hospital,Capital Medical University, China
doctorzy@yahoo.com
yizheng.c@hotmail.com


Dr Daniel Fung is married to Joyce and the father of 5 grown up children. He is currently the Chairman Medical Board of Singapore’s Institute of Mental Health since 2011. Dr Fung is an Adjunct Associate Professor at all 3 medical schools in Singapore.

Dr Fung is currently the President of the International Association for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Allied Professions. He was awarded the National Day (Public Service Administration (Bronze)) Award in 2017 and the National Medical Excellence Award (Team) in 2018 for his work on community and school based mental health.

Dr Fung is interested in the treatment of emotional and behavioural disorders in children and he has advocated for the development of child mental health services and strategies through his research

Dr Fung’s research is supported by the National Medical Research Council and other agencies. He has co-authored over 160 peer reviewed research papers (118), books (32) and book chapters(18).


Dr. Christina Schwenck is professor for Special Needs Educational and Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology at the University of Giessen, Germany. She is a trained child and adolescent psychotherapist (specification behavior therapy) and a trained supervisor. Her research interests comprise selective mutism, conduct disorder, and children of parents with mental illness. She has published 56 articles in peer-reviewed journals and several book chapters on childhood mental health. She is editor of three book series on child and adolescent psychotherapy, psychology in school and psychotherapeutic children´s books. In her free time, she follows her passion for photography around the globe.

Dr. Schwenck is currently the Secretary General of the International Association for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Allied Professions (IACAPAP). Her vision is to strengthen training and promotion of child and adolescent mental health professionals, particularly in low- and middle-income countries, including long-term mentorships for early career scientists and clinicians in this important field. Furthermore, she aims at alluring allied professions for IACAPAP to enhance active collaboration between professions in order to provide optimal supply for children and adolescents with mental health problems.