Since 2004 GAMIAN-Europe has been given a special Award to people that had a prominent contribution on the field of mental health. Over the years this Award was given to persons from several European countries and with different backgrounds, but they all have in common their contribution in different ways for mental health and mental health patient’s rights and well-being.

 

Dr. Silvana Galderisi

Professor of Psychiatry and Director of the training school in Psychiatry at the University of Campania Luigi Vanvitelli (SUN), where she is also the Director of the Emergency Unit of the Department of Mental Health. Currently President of the European Psychiatric Association (EPA), she is also Chairperson of the EPA Section on Schizophrenia, founding member and member of the Board of Directors of the European Group for Research in Schizophrenia, Chairperson of the Neuroimaging Section in Psychiatry of the World Psychiatric Association (WPA) and Chairperson of the Schizophrenia Network of the European College of Neuropsychopharmacology (ECNP).