Helen HerrmanHelen Edith Herrman AO is the President of the World Psychiatric Association. She is the second woman, and first Australian to be elected to the position.
Educated at Monash University, Herrman received an MD for her 1981 thesis, "An Epidemiological Study of Patients Diagnosed as Schizophrenic : Use of record-linkage to examine mortality and general hospital admission".
Herrman is Professor of Psychiatry at Orygen, the National Centre for Excellence in Youth Mental Health. She is also Director of the WHO Collaborating Centre for Mental Health in Melbourne.
Before moving to Orygen, Herrman was Professor and Director of Psychiatry at St Vincent's Hospital and the University of Melbourne. Provided by Wikipedia