Committees

2017 WCPG Program Committee

Stephen Faraone, Ph.D., SUNY Upstate Medical University, United States (co-chair)
Dan Rujescu, M.D., Ph.D., University of Halle, Germany (co-chair)
Ole Andreassen, Prof., University of Oslo, Norway
Philip Asherson, Prof., Kings College London, United Kingdom
Cathy Barr, Ph.D., Toronto Western Research Institute, Canada
Sarah Bergen, Ph.D., Karolinska Institute, Sweden
Laura Bierut, M.D., Washington University School of Medicine, United States
Elisabeth Binder, M.D., Ph.D., Max-Planck Institute of Psychiatry, Germany
Anders Børglum, M.D., Ph.D., Aarhus University, Denmark
Sven Cichon, Ph.D., University of Basel, Switzerland
Aiden Corvin, M.D., Ph.D., Trinity College Dublin, Ireland
Lea Davis, Ph.D., University of Chicago, United States
Franziska Degenhardt, M.D., Institute of Human Genetics, Germany
Lynn DeLisi, M.D., VA Boston Healthcare, United States
Danielle Dick, Ph.D., Virginia Commonwealth University, United States
Gary Donohoe, Ph.D., NUI Galway, Ireland
Barbara Franke, Prof., Radboud University Medical Center, Nijmegen, Netherlands
Joel Gelernter, M.D., Yale University School of Medicine, United States
Elliot Gershon, M.D., University of Chicago, United States
Stephen Glatt, Ph.D., SUNY Upstate Medical University, United States
David Goldman, M.D., National Institutes of Health, United States
Jan Haavik, M.D. University of Bergen, Norway
Lin He, Prof., Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China
Tadafumi Kato, M.D., Ph.D., RIKEN Brain Science Institute, Japan
John Kelsoe, M.D., University of California, San Diego, United States
James L. Kennedy, M.D., Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Canada
Jo Knight, Ph.D., Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Canada
Henrik Larsson, Karolinska Institute, Sweden
Douglas Levinson, M.D., Stanford University, United States
Cathryn Lewis, Ph.D., King’s College London, United Kingdom
Julio Licinio, M.D., South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute, Australia
Anil Malhotra, M.D., The Zucker Hillside Hospital, United States
Francis McMahon, M.D., NIH/NIMH, United States
Sarah Medland, Ph.D, Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Australia
Benjamin Neale, Ph.D., Massachusetts General Hospital, United States
Markus Nothen, Prof., University of Bonn, Germany
John Nurnberger, M.D., Ph.D., Indiana University School of Medicine, United States
Michael O’Donovan, FRCPsych, Ph.D., Cardiff University, United Kingdom
Roel Ophoff, Ph.D., UCLA Center for Neurobehavioral, United States
Michael Owen, B.Sc., Ch.B., FRCP, M.B., Ph.D., Cardiff University, United Kingdom
Danielle Posthuma, Ph.D., VU University, Netherlands
James Potash, M.D., University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, United States
John Rice, Prof., Washington University, United States
Marcella Rietschel, M.D., Ph.D, Central Institute of Mental Health, Germany
Stephan Sanders, M.D., University of California, San Francisco, United States
Thomas G. Schulze, M.D., University of Munich, Germany
Jonathan Sebat, Ph.D., University of California, San Diego, United States
Pak Sham, Ph.D., University of Hong Kong, China
Pamela Sklar, M.D., Ph.D., Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, United States
Jordan Smoller, M.D., Sc.D., Harvard Medical School, United States
Patrick Sullivan, M.D., University of North Carolina, United States
Gustavo Turecki, M.D., Ph.D., McGill University, Canada
Peter Visscher, Ph.D., Prof., University Of Queensland, Australia
Thomas Werge, Ph.D., Institute of Biological Psychiatry, MHC Sct. Hans, Copenhagen, Denmark
Naomi Wray, Ph.D., University Of Queensland, Australia
Li Yang, Ph.D., Peking University Sixth Hospital, China

Global Diversity Task Force

Chunyu Liu, B.S., M.S., Ph.D., University of Illinois at Chicago, United States (co-chair)
Thomas G. Schulze, M.D. (co-chair), University of Munich, Germany
Ney Alliey, M.D., University of Chicago, United States
Helena Brentan, Institute of Psychiatry HCFMUSP, Brazil
Chao Chen, Prof., Central South University, China
Smita Deshpande, M.D., PGIMER, Dr.R.M.L. Hospital, India
Ibene Ekpor, University of Calabar Teaching Hospital, Nigeria
Maria Grigoroiu-Serbanescu, Prof., Alexandru Obregia Clinical Psychiatric Hospital, Romania
Layla Kassem, National Institute of Mental Health, United States
Tadafumi Kato, M.D., Ph.D., RIKEN Brain Science Institute, Japan
Po-Hsiu Kuo, Ph.D., Institute of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, NTU, Taiwan (Republic of China)
Max Lam, Ph.D., Institute of Mental Health, Singapore
Miaoxin Li, Ph.D., University of Hong Kong, China
Carlos Lopez, University of Antioquia, Colombia
Marina Mihaljevic, M.D., Clinical Center of Serbia, Serbia
Maric Nadja, M.D., Ph.D., University of Belgrade, Serbia
Humberto Nicolini, M.D., Ph.D., National Institute of Genomic Medicine INMEGEN, Mexico
Vishwajit Nimgaonkar, M.D., Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh, United States
Ljiljana Oruc, Klin.Centar Univerz, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Henriette Raventós, M.D., Universidad de Costa Rica, Costa Rica
Soraya Seedat, Stellenbosch University, South Africa
Yongyong Shi, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China
BK Thelma, Prof., University of Delhi South Campus, India
Homero Vallada, M.D., University of Sao Paulo Medical School, Brazil
Jingjing Zhao, Ph.D., National University of Ireland, Ireland

Genetic Testing Task Force

Francis McMahon, M.D, NIH/NIMH, United States (chair)
Ney Alliey, M.D., University of Chicago, United States
Harald Aschauer, M.D., Biopsyc – Biopsychsocial Corporation, Austria
Jehannine Austin, Ph.D., University of British Columbia, Canada
Csaba Barta, M.D., Ph.D., Semmelweis University, Hungary
Krista Bohlen, Avera Institute for Human Genetics, United States
Margit Burmeister, Ph.D., University of Michigan, United States
Raymond Cavanaugh, M.D., United States
Li-Shiun Chen, M.D., Washington University School of Medicine, United States
Sven Cichon, Ph.D.,University of Basel, Switzerland
Zachary Cordner, M.D., Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, United States
Alejo Corrales, Psychiatrist, Argentina
Franziska Degenhardt, M.D., Institute of Human Genetics, Germany
Lynn DeLisi, M.D., VA Boston Healthcare, United States
Ursula Drager, M.D., University of Massachusetts, United States
Angelika Erhardt, M.D., Max Planck Institute for Psychiatry, Germany
Uta Francke, M.D., Stanford University, United States
Christine M. Freitag, Prof., Goethe University Frankfurt, Germany
Andrea Gaedigk, Children’s Mercy Hospital, United States
Elliot Gershon, M.D., University of Chicago, United States
Fernando Goes, M.D., Johns Hopkin University, United States
Mei-Hua Hall, Ph.D., McLean Hospital, United States
Sarah Hartz, M.D., Ph.D., Washington University in Saint Louis, United States
Bert Heinrichs, University of Bonn, Germany
Margret R. Hoehe, Max Planck Institute for Molecular Genetics, Germany
Zachary Kaminsky, Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University, United States
Teri Klein, Stanford University, United States
David Ledbetter, Ph.D., Geisinger Health System, United States
John McGrath, M.D., QLD Brain Institute, Australia
Andrew McQuillin, Ph.D., University College London, United Kingdom
Alison Merikangas, M.P.H., Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania, United States
Philip Mitchell, M.D., University of New South Wales, Australia
Weiyi Mu, M.Sc., Johns Hopkins University, United States
Daniel Mueller, M.D., Ph.D., University of Toronto, Canada
Richard Musil, M.D., LMU Munich, Germany
Narasimhan Nagan, Ph.D., FACMG Integrated Genetics, United States
Markus Nothen, Prof., University of Bonn, Germany
Emily Olfson, M.D., Ph.D., Yale University School of Medicine, United States
Carlos Pato, SUNY Downstate Medical Center, United States
Steven Potkin, M.D., University of California Irvine, United States
Markus Reitt, University Medical Center Goettingen, Germany
Marcella Rietschel, M.D., Ph.D., Central Institute of Mental Health, Germany
Nancy Saccone, Ph.D., Washington University School of Medicine, United States
Katrin Sangkuhl, Stanford University, United States
Thomas G. Schulze, M.D., University of Munich, Germany
Ajeet Singh, M.D., MBBS, Mpsych Deakin University, Australia
Robert Stowe, FRCPC, M.D., University of British Columbia, Canada
Ene-choo Tan, Ph.D., KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital, Singapore
Homero Vallada, M.D., University of Sao Paulo Medical School, Brazil
Clement Zai, Ph.D., Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Canada
Gwyneth Zai, M.D., FRCP(C), M.Sc., University of Toronto, Canada
Jianping Zhang, M.D., Zucker Hillside Hospital, United States

Residency Education Task Force

John Nurnberger, M.D., Ph.D., Indiana University School of Medicine, United States (chair)
Jehannine Austin, Ph.D., University of British Columbia, Canada
Wade Berrettini, M.D., Ph.D., Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, United States
Aaron Besterman, M.D., UCLA School of Medicine, United States
Lynn DeLisi, M.D., VA Boston Healthcare, United States
J Raymond DePaulo, M.D., Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, United States
Dorothy Grice, M.D., Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, United States
James L. Kennedy, M.D., Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Canada
Daniel Moreno De Luca, M.D., Yale University, United States
James Potash, M.D., University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, United States
David Ross, Yale School of Medicine, United States
Thomas G. Schulze, M.D., University of Munich, Germany
Gwyneth Zai, M.D., FRCP(C), M.Sc., University of Toronto, Canada