Carlos Augusto de Mendoca Lima
Scientific Committee Members
Psychiatrist Old Age . WPA.
BiographyMD by the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (equivalences in Portugal and in Switzerland).
Specialization in Psychiatry, Université de Franche-Comté, France. Two Master degrees by the University of Nancy I, France. PhD by the Université de Franche-Comté, France.
Consultant, Mental Health Division of the WHO 1992-1998. Creation of the WHO Collaborating Centre for Psychiatry of the Elderly (director between 1998 to 2004)
Head, Psychogeriatric Day Hospital, Service Universitaire de Psychogériatrie, Lausanne, 1993-2004.
Member of the Board of the WPA Section of Old Age Psychiatry; secretary 2008 -2019, chair since 2019.
Member of the board of the EAGP, 2000-2004; president 2003-2004.
Member of the Board of Directors of IPA 2004-2012.
Member of the EPA Section of Geriatric Psychiatry since 2004; vice-chair 2004-2010 and chair 2010-2014.
Associate Professor, Center of Dementia and other Mental Pathologies in the Elderly, Institute of Psychiatry, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 2004-2008.
Director of the Department of Psychiatry and Mental Health at the Hospital Center of Alto Ave, Guimaraes, Portugal.
Academic positions at the Portuguese Catholic University, at the Institute of Maia (ISMAI), at the School of Health Sciences of the University of Minho and at the Universidade Nova de Lisboa.
Director of the Department of Psychiatry and Mental Health at Guimarães, Portugal, 2009-2013.
Head, Unity of Old Age Psychiatry, Centre Les Toises, Lausanne, Switzerland since 2013.