Professor Helen Herrman AO

Professor Helen Herrman AO

Bid wins:
World Psychiatric Association International Congress
28 November - 1 December 2007

Thematic Conference of the World Psychiatric Association
25-28 February 2018

About:
Professor Helen Herrman AO is a psychiatrist and public health physician with an interest in promoting mental health of the population of Australia and other countries. Helen is Professor of Psychiatry and a Director at Orygen Youth Health Research Centre and the Centre for Youth Mental Health, The University of Melbourne; and Director of the World Health Organization (WHO) Collaborating Centre for Mental Health in Melbourne. She is President of the World Psychiatric Association (WPA), having served as WPA Secretary for Publications from 2005 to 2011. She is President of the Pacific Rim College of Psychiatrists, and President of the International Association of Women’s Mental Health.  In 2013, Helen was inducted to the Victorian Honour Roll of Women, a state government initiative that recognizes “women whose lives and careers had significantly shaped our communities and beyond for the benefit of all Victorians.”

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