International Faculty

Prof. Helen Herrman

President, World Psychiatric Association Director of Research, Orygen Youth Health Research Centre and Centre for Youth Mental Health, The University of Melbourne Director, WHO Collaborating Centre in Mental Health, Melbourne, Australia

Prof. Dinesh Bhugra

President - British Medical Association Emeritus Professor of Mental Health and Cultural Diversity Institute of Psychiatry King's College London, UK


Prof. Diego De Leo

Emeritus Professor of Psychiatry, Griffith University Australian Institute for Suicide Research and Prevention Director Emeritus, WHO Collaborating Centre for Research and Training in Suicide Prevention Primorska University, Slovene Centre for Suicide Research Padua, Italy

Prof.J. John Mann

Paul Janssen Professor of Translational Neuroscience Director, Molecular Imaging and Neuropathology Division Department of Psychiatry Columbia University/ New York State Psychiatric Institute New York, USA


Prof. Murad Khan

Professor of Psychiatry Aga Khan University President of International Association for Suicide prevention Karachi, Pakistan

Prof. Michael Phillips

Director, Suicide Research and Prevention Center, Shanghai Mental Health Center, Shanghai, China Shanghai Jiao Tong University School of Medicine Executive Director, WHO Collaborating Center for Research and Training in Suicide Prevention, Beijing Huilongguan Hospital Professor of Clinical Psychiatry and Clinical Epidemiology, Columbia University


Prabha S. Chandra

Professor and Head Department of Psychiatry National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences, Bangalore, India

Prof. Keith Hawton

Professor of Psychiatry, Oxford University, Director, Centre for Suicide Research, Oxford University, Oxford, UK


Prof. Kees Van Heeringen

Unit for suicide Research, University Department of Psychiatry, University Hospital, Ghent, Belgium

Prof. Brian L. Mishara

Director, Centre for Research and Intervention on Suicide and Euthanasia Professor, Psychology Department Université du Québec à Montréal, Canada


Ms. Vanda Scott

Development Consultant, International Association for Suicide Prevention, France

Prof. Yogesh Dwivedi

Elesabeth Ridgely Shook Endowed Chair in Psychiatry Professor of Psychiatry Director of Translational Research UAB Mood Disorder Program Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neurobiology University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA


Prof. Merete Nordentoft

Professor, Mental Health Centre Copenhagen, University of Copenhagen. Danish Research Institute for Suicide Prevention – Denmark.

Prof. Gil Zalsman M.D., M.H.A.

Prof. Zalsman graduated from the Hebrew University and Hadassah Medical School in Jerusalem, Israel.