Edmond Hsin-tung Pi

Edmond Hsin-tung Pi

Clinical Professor of Psychiatry, WPA Board Member (USA)

Professor Edmond Hsin-tung Pi, most prominent expert of clinical psychiatry from USA, will discuss about his areas of expertise in Pre Congress Forum and Congress Symposiums.

Edmond Hsin-tung Pi is clinical professor of psychiatry & Associate Chair of Clinical Affairs at the Department of Psychiatry & the Behavioral Sciences, University of Southern California (USC) Keck School of Medicine, Los Angeles, California, USA, and the Director of Psychiatric Consultation and Liason Services at the LAC + USC Medical Center. Dr. Pi is a diplomate of the American Board of Psychiatry with added qualification in the subspecialty of Psychosomatic Medicine.

Professor Pi previously served as Executive Vice Chair, Associate Chair for Clinical Affairs, and Director of Residency Training Program of the Department of Psychiatry at different medical schools in the US. Also, he served as Director of Psychiatric Consultation / Liaison (Psychosomatic Medicine) Service advocating integrated care for psychiatric patients. Dr. Pi is former Medical Director of the Department of Mental Health (DMH), State of California.

Professor Pi has outstanding achievements in clinical care, teaching, research, and administration. He is an excellent clinician, he has been selected by his peers to be included in “The Best Doctors in America” (Psychiatry) and in the “America’s Top Doctors” (Psychiatry). He is an accomplished researcher in the fields of clinical psychiatry and psychopharmacology (particularly ethnic and cross-cultural aspects) with more than 150 publications including authorship in psychiatric textbooks.

Currently, in addition to being an Honorary Member of World Psychiatric Association (WPA), Prof. Pi is the WPA Zone Representative for USA.

WORKSHOP WT8: CROSS-CULTURAL PSYCHOPHARMACOLOGY: PAST, PRESENT AND FUTURE

Theta Hall

CHAIR Edmond Hsin-tung Pi (USA) CO-CHAIR Min Soo Lee (South Korea) SPEAKER Edmond Hsin-tung Pi University of Southern California, Keck School of Medicine, Los Angeles, USA DESCRIPTION Cross-cultural psychopharmacology seeks to determine whether there are differences in responses to psychopharmacologic agents among various ethnic groups and the reason for such variations. Different doses of the […]

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SYMPOSIUM SL5: PSYCHIATRY AND PRIMARY CARE

Lambda Hall

CHAIR Zvi Zemishlany (Israel) CO-CHAIR Elmars Rancans (Latvia) SPEAKER THEMES Elmārs Rancāns, Jelena Vrublevska, Rolands Ivanovs, Anda Kivite (Latvia): Depression in the Primary Care: Findings from the National Research Programme BIOMEDICINA 2014-2017. Zvi Zemishlany (Israel): Psychiatry and Primary Care in Southern Europe. Jyrki Korkeila (Finland): Psychiatry and Primary Care in Northern Europe. Edmond Hsin-tung Pi (USA): Psychiatry and Primary […]

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WORKSHOP WE6: THE IMPACT OF PSYCHIATRIC DISORDERS AND MEDICATIONS ON SEXUAL DYSFUNCTION

Epsilon Hall

CHAIR Zvi Zemishlany (Israel) CO-CHAIR Edmond Hsin-tung Pi (USA) SPEAKER Zvi Zemishlany (Israel) Sexual Dysfunction is prevalent among psychiatric patients and may be related to both the psychopathology and the pharmacotherapy. For instance, sexual dysfunction has been reported in as many as 30-60% of patients with schizophrenia treated with antipsychotic medications, up to 78% of […]

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