Eduard Vieta

Dr. Vieta is Professor of Psychiatry and Chair at the University of Barcelona, Head of the Department of Psychiatry and Psychology at the Hospital Clinic, and Scientific Director of the Spanish Research Network on Mental Health (CIBERSAM).
He has authored more than 1000 original articles and 49 books and has an h index of 135. He is considered by Clarivate analytics one of the “World’s most influential minds”.


Sofia Brissos

Dr. Brissos, is clinical psychiatrist at Lisbon´s Psychiatric Hospitalar Centre, and forensic psychiatrist at the National Institute of Legal Medicine and Forensic Sciences in Lisbon, Portugal. Dr. Brissos is Clinical Director of LEGISMENTE, dedicated to clinical and forensic psychiatric and psychological services. She is forensic consultant for Insurance Companies (private disability insurance and evaluation of personal injury), and for the Social Security System (evaluation of temporary and permanent psychiatric disability).


Christoph Correll

Dr. Correll’s research and clinical work focus on the identification, characterization, and psychopharmacological management of adults and youth with severe psychiatric disorders. His areas of expertise range from the prodrome and first episode to the refractory illness phase of patients with severe mood and psychotic disorders. His research further focuses on psychotropic medication efficacy, effectiveness, and adverse effects as well as on physical health in the mentally ill.


Leslie Citrome

Prof. Citrome is a consultant in clinical trial design and interpretation. He is a frequent lecturer on the quantitative assessment of clinical trial results and has lectured throughout the United States, Canada, Europe, and Asia. His main interests include schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, and major depressive disorder. He is author or coauthor of over 500 research reports, reviews, and chapters in the scientific literature.


Rakesh Jain

Dr. Jain served a three-year residency in Psychiatry at the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the University of Texas Medical School at Houston. He followed that by obtaining further specialty training, by undergoing a two-year fellowship in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. In addition, Dr. Jain completed a postdoctoral fellowship in Research Psychiatry at the University of Texas Mental Sciences Institute, in Houston. He was awarded the “National Research Service Award” for the support of this postdoctoral fellowship.


Charles Raison

Dr. Raison is the Mary Sue and Mike Shannon Distinguished Chair for Healthy Minds, Children & Families and Professor at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.. Dr. Raison also serves as Director of Clinical and Translational Research for Usona Institute and as Director of Research on Spiritual Health for Emory Healthcare in Atlanta, GA. In addition, Dr. Raison has served as mental health expert for for many years.


Vladimir Maletic

Dr. Maletic is clinical professor of neuropsychiatry and behavioral science at the University of South Carolina School of Medicine in Columbia and a consulting associate in the Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry in the Department of Psychiatry at Duke University in Durham, North Carolina. Dr. Maletic received his MD in 1981 and his MS in neurobiology in 1985, both at the University of Belgrade in Yugoslavia. He went on to serve a residency in psychiatry at the Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee, followed by a residency in child psychiatry at Duke University.