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Section Board for 'Child and Adolescent Psychiatry' (13)

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Prof. Dr. Johanna M.C. Blom
Department of Biomedical, Metabolic and Neural Sciences, School of Medicine, University of Modena, via Campi 287, 41125 Modena, Italy
Interests: neurodevelopmental disorders; children and adolescents with chronic pain and chronic or severe medical conditions; psychosocial aspects; behavioral and cognitive outcomes; integration of digital health in surveillance and long-term follow-up of symptoms assessment and quality of life; network analysis as dynamic approach to symptom analysis; role of biomarkers in early detection and disease prevention; woman’s and child’s Health
Prof. Dr. Paola Bucci
Department of Psychiatry of the University of Campania “L. Vanvitelli”, 80138 Naples, Italy
Interests: neuropsychological correlates of main psychiatric disorders; biological correlates of negative symptoms of schizophrenia; cognitive remediation in schizophrenia; factors influencing schizophrenia real-life functioning
Dr. Natoshia R. Cunningham
Department of Family Medicine, College of Human Medicine, Michigan State University, Grand Rapids, MI 49503, USA
Interests: pediatric psychology; pain; anxiety; cognitive behavioral therapy
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Prof. Dr. Bruce Dick
Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB T6G 2G3, Canada
Interests: chronic pain; clinical psychology; attention; cognitive function; executive function; health psychology; sleep; virtual treatment; novel treatment approaches; anxiety; depression
Prof. Dr. Karen Dineen Wagner
Department of Psychiatry, Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, The University of Texas Medical Branch, 301 University Blvd., Galveston, Texas 77555-0188, USA
Interests: childhood psychiatric disorders
Dr. I-Chan Huang
St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN38105, USA
Interests: "Patient-reported outcomes measurement and clinical application; Psychometric analysis; Quality of life and symptoms assessment in childhood cancers; Social network/integration research in cancer survivors; and Financial toxicity in childhood cancer"
Dr. Priya Iyer-Eimerbrink
Department of Psychology, University of North Texas at Dallas, 7400 University Hills Blvd., Dallas, TX 75241-4605, USA
Interests: peer victimization; psychological & physical health; developmental psychology; adolescence, school achievement, moral development
Prof. Dr. Brian Littlechild
Department of Allied Health Professionals, Midwifery and Social Work, School of Health and Social Work, University of Hertfordshire, Hatfield AL10 9AB, UK
Interests: qualitative research; mixed methods research, ethics, cultural and ethnicity issues; child protection; mental health; trauma informed services; adolescents, youth offending; interpersonal violence
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Dr. Maria Marino
1. UOSD Child Neuropsychiatry, Federico II University of Naples, Naples, Italy
2. School of Cognitive Psychotherapy, SPC, Naples, Italy
Interests: mild autism and asperger condition in childhood and emerging adulthood; metacognition and neuropsychology in mild autism and asperger; mild autism and asperger cognitive psychotherapy; cognitive-behavioral psychotherapy; neurodevelopmental disorders; psychopathology of adolescence and early adulthood; obsessive compulsive disorders; eating disorders
Dr. Luigi Mazzone
Child Neurology and Psychiatry Unit, System Medicine Department, University of Rome Tor Vergata, Rome, Italy
Interests: autism; child development; ADHD; developmental disabilities; neurodevelopmental disorders; early childhood education
Prof. Dr. Benedetto Vitiello

Department of Public Health and Pediatric Sciences, University of Turin, Child and Adolescent Neuropsychiatry, Regina Margherita Hospital, Piazza Polonia, Torino, Italy
Interests: child and adolescent mental health; pediatric psychopharmacology; clinical trials; mood disorders; autism attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder
Dr. Cristian P. Zeni
Center of Excellence on Mood Disorders, Faillace Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at McGovern Medical School, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth), Houston, TX, USA
Interests: attention deficit disorders; genetics; neuropsychology; neuroimaging; mood disorders; psychopharmacology; ADHD/ADD; autism; pediatric bipolar disorder; child general psychiatry; pediatric depression; pediatric second opinion
Prof. Dr. Margarida Gaspar de Matos
(1) Instituto de Saúde Ambiental, Faculdade de Medicina, Universidade de Lisboa, 1649-028 Lisboa, Portugal
(2) Faculdade de Motricidade Humana, Universidade de Lisboa, 1499-002 Lisboa, Portugal
Interests: children' health; adolescents' health; mental Health; cultural differences; public policies; health promotion
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