Prof. José Miguel Caldas de Almeida

Scientific Committee Members


President, Lisbon Institute of Global Mental Health. Lisbon Institute of Global Mental Health. Comprehensive Health Research Center, Nova Medical School.

Biography

José Miguel Caldas de Almeida is the Head of the Lisbon Institute of Global Mental Health and the Coordinator of the “Global and Population Mental Health Group” of the Health Comprehensive Health Research Center, NOVA Medical School, NOVA University of Lisbon. He was the Head of the Department of Psychiatry and Mental Health, Nova Medical School, Nova University of Lisbon until 2017, and Dean of the NOVA Medical School from 2007 to 2013. He worked at the World Health Organization from 2000 to 2005 as Chief of the Mental Health Unit of the Pan American Health Organization, the Regional Office of the World Health Organization for the Americas, in Washington D.C. He was the Coordinator of the EU Joint Action for Mental Health and Wellbeing (2013-2016) and member of the consortium that coordinated the EU Compass for Mental Health and Wellbeing (2015-2018).