Prof. Norman Sartorius, President of the Association for the Improvement of Mental Health Programmes (AMH), is on the International Organizing Committee

Prof. Norman Sartorius, M.D., M.A., D.P.M., Ph.D., FRC. Psych, President of the Association for the Improvement of Mental Health Programmes (AMH), Former Director of the Mental Health Program of the World Health organization , Former President of the World Psychiatric Association, Former President of the Association of European Psychiatrists (EAP), is on the International Organizing Committee of the Congress on Mental Health: Meeting the Needs of the XXI Century. 

Professor Norman Sartorius obtained his MD in Zagreb. He specialized in neurology and psychiatry and subsequently obtained a Master’s Degree and a Doctorate in psychology. He carried out clinical work and research and taught at graduate and postgraduate levels at the University of Zagreb, the Institute of Psychiatry in London, the University of Geneva and elsewhere.

In 1967 he joined the World Health Organization (WHO) in 1967 and soon assumed charge of the programme of epidemiology and in social psychiatry. He was also principal investigator of several major international studies on schizophrenia, on depression and on health service delivery. In 1977, he was appointed Director of the Division of Mental Health of WHO, a position which he held until mid-1993. In June 1993 Professor Sartorius was elected President of the World Psychiatric Association (WPA) and served as President-elect and then President until August 1999. In January 1999, Professor Sartorius took up his functions as President of the Association of European Psychiatrists (AEP) and is now the President of the International Association for the Promotion of Mental Health Programmes and President of the Board of the Prize of Geneva Foundation. Professor Sartorius holds professorial appointments at the Universities of London, Prague and Zagreb and at several other universities in the USA and China. He is a Senior Associate of the Faculty of the Johns Hopkins School of Public Health in Baltimore, Maryland.

Professor Sartorius has published more than 400 articles in scientific journals, authored or co-authored or edited more than 80 books.

 

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