SCIENTIFIC PROGRAMME




 
 

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS - CONFIRMED

 
Psychoneuroendocrinology and Behavior in Post Menopausal Women


Stella Bocchino, MD
Dean of the National Medical School, Uruguay

 

 

 

Multidisciplinary Interventions in Postpartum Affective Disorders

Prabha S. Chandra, MD, FRCPsych
Professor of Psychiatry and Consultant, Perinatal Psychiatry Service
National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences
Bangalore, India

 

 

Stress and Work


Aila Collins, PhD
Associate Professor of Psychology at the Psychology Section Department of Clinical Neuroscience at the Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden

 

 

Global Obsession with Body Image

Silvia Lucia GaviriaSilvia Lucia Gaviria, MD
Chief of Department of Psychiatry
CES University, Medellin, Colombia
 

 

 

 

Gender Equity in Public Health Policies and the Mental Health of Women in Latin America and the Caribbean

Elsa Gómez Gómez, Ph.D
Independent Consultant and Former Regional Advisor of the Pan American Health Organization/WHO in the area of Gender and Health
 

 

 

 

Empowerment of Women and Mental Health Promotion

Professor Helen Herrman MD (Melb), MBBS, FRANZCP, FPH, FAFPHM
Centre for Youth Mental Health, The University of Melbourne
Director, World Health Organization Collaborating Centre in Mental Health
Melbourne, Australia

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Gender Based Violence

Louise Howard
Professor Louise Howard
Professor in Women's Mental Health and Honorary Consultant Psychiatrist
Section of Women's Mental Health and Women’s Health Academic Centre KHP
London, United Kingdom

 

 

Gender Differences in Mood Disorders

Susan G. Kornstein, MD
Immediate Past President, IAWMH
Professor of Psychiatry and Obstetrics/Gynecology
Executive Director, Institute for Women's Health
Director of Clinical Research, Department of Psychiatry
Virginia Commonwealth University
Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Women's Health
Richmond, Virginia, USA

 
Prevention of Child Maltreatment: An Evidence-based Overview.

Harriet L. MacMillan, MD, MSc, FRCPC
Professor, Departments of Psychiatry and Behavioural Neurosciences, and Pediatrics
David R. (Dan) Offord Chair in Child Studies
Offord Centre for Child Studies
McMaster University
Canada


 
Women, Alcohol, Substance Use and Public Health in the Americas

Maristela G. Monteiro
Maristela G. Monteiro, M.D., Ph.D.
Senior Advisor
Alcohol and Substance Abuse
Pan American Health Organization

 


 

Changing Images of Women in the Muslim World

Professor Unaiza Niaz,MD,DPM,FRCPsych,
Secretary, IAWMH
Director,The Psychiatric Clinic & Stress Research Centre,Karachi,
Visiting Professor University of Health Sciences,Lahore,
President,Pakistan Society for Traumatic Stress Studies,
Chair,Section on WMH,WPA
Karachi, Pakistan

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Latest Developments in Psychotropic Medication Use During Pregnancy and the Postpartum Period

Teri PearlsteinTeri Pearlstein, MD
Treasurer, IAWMH
President, NASPOG
Associate Professor, Alpert Medical School of Brown University
Director of Behavioral Medicine, Women’s Medicine Collaborative, a Lifespan partner - Providence, Rhode Island, USA
 

 

 

Schizophrenia in Women

Prof. Dr. med. Anita Riecher-Rössler
President, IAWMH
Head of the Center for Gender Research and Early Detection
Psychiatric University Clinics
Basel, Switzerland
 


 

Impact of Globalization on Women’s Rights to Mental Health

Marta B. Rondon, MD
Vice President, IAWMH
Former Deputy Dean, Peruvian College of Physicians and Assistant Professor,
Section on Psychiatry and Mental Health, Department of Medicine, Universidad
Peruana Cayetano Heredia
Lima, Peru

 
Gender Differences in Anxiety Disorders

Dan J. Stein,Dan J. Stein, MD, PhD
Professor & Chair
Dept of Psychiatry & Mental Health
University of Cape Town
South Africa
 


 

Heritage and Future of Women’s Mental Health

Donna E Stewart, MD, FRCPC
Past President, IAWMH
University Professor, Chair of Women's Health,
University Health Network and University of Toronto
Senior Scientist, Toronto General Research Institute
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
 

The WFSBP guidelines about the biological treatment of paraphilias

Florence Thibaut
Florence Thibaut M.D., Ph.D.
University Hospital, Faculty of Medicine
INSERM, Rouen, France
President, World Federation of Societies of Biological Psychiatry

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