Jyrki Korkeila

Jyrki Korkeila

Professor of Psychiatry, WPA Representative for Northern Europe Zone (Finland)

Prof. Jyrki Korkeila, expert of psychiatric services, psychoses, epidemiology, stress and psychosomatics, will discuss his areas of expertise at the Congress Press Conference, at the Forum in the Lithuanian Parliament and in Symposiums and Workshops.

Graduated from Turku University Medical School in 1984, received higher specialised training in Psychiatry in 1993 and Ph.D. in 1993 at the same university.

Currently is a Professor of psychiatry, Department of Psychiatry University of Turku and Satakunta Hospital District. He is also a Past President of Finnish Psychiatric Association (FPA), Past President of Joint Committee of the Nordic Psychiatric Associations, former Finnish representative in the WPA General Assembly (2007 – 2011), member of European Psychiatric Association and American Psychiatric Association.

He has published more than 80 articles in English peer-reviewed journals, 33 peer-reviewed publications in Finnish medical journals and is a member of editorial and advisory boards of BMC Psychiatry, ISNR Psychiatry, Medicine Health Care & Philosophy and many others scientific journals.

His research interests cover psychiatric services, psychoses, early psychosis, stress and psychosomatics, epidemiology.

OPEN LECTURE OL12: OPEN LECTURE FOR SOCIETY AND PARTICIPANTS: INTERNET ADDICTION

Lambda Hall

CHAIR Jyrki Korkeila (Finland) CO-CHAIR Emilis Subata (Lithuania) SPEAKERS Sigita Lesinskienė (Lithuania) Emilis Subata (Lithuania) Jyrki Korkeila (Finland) DESCRIPTION To be confirmed.

Open Lecture
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SOCIAL EVENT IN PALACE OF THE GRAND DUKES OF LITHUANIA E3: EXHIBITION, CONCERT, GALA DINNER

Vilnius Old Town

SPEAKERS Dinesh Bhugra (UK): Acknowledgements. Helen Herrman (Australia): Acknowledgements. Masatoshi Takeda (Japan): Acknowledgements. Jyrki Korkeila (Finland): Acknowledgements. Alvydas Navickas (Lithuania): Acknowledgements. Sigita Lesinskienė (Lithuania): Acknowledgements. (Look on map: Katedros a. 4, Vilnius) Please note that registration for this social event is mandatory. CLICK HERE TO REGISTER VIEW FULL DESCRIPTION

Social Program Event
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SYMPOSIUM SZ1: CURRENT ISSUES IN NORDIC AND BALTIC PSYCHIATRY

Zeta Hall

CHAIR Jyrki Korkeila (Finland) CO-CHAIR Sami Pirkola (Finland) SPEAKER THEMES Sami Pirkola (Finland): The Evaluation of a National Level Strategic Mental Health Program: Case Finland. Marianne Kastrup (Denmark): Is there a Nordic Approach to Ethical Questions? Elmars Terauds (Latvia): The Mental Health Care System in Latvia. Andres Lehtmets (Estonia): Current Issues in Estonian Psychiatry. DESCRIPTION To […]

Symposium
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WORKSHOP WT3: IS DIGITAL GAMING A FUTURE PLATFORM FOR TREATMENTS?

Theta Hall

CHAIR Jyrki Korkeila (Finland) CO-CHAIR Laurynas Bukelskis (Lithuania) SPEAKER THEME Jyrki Korkeila (Finland): Is Digital Gaming a Future Platform for Treatment?  

Workshop
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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 […]

Symposium
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PRE CONGRESS FORUM: MENTAL HEALTH POLICY. GOVERNMENTAL AND CONGRESS EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE MEDIA SESSION FmM1 (By Invitation)

Parliament Media Room

Address: Parliament of Lithuania (Gedimino pr. 53, Entrance at Building 3, Vilnius) PARTICIPANTS Agnė Širinskienė (Lithuanian Parliament, Chair of the Committee of Health, Lithuania) Aurelijus Veryga (Lithuanian Ministry of Health, Lithuania) Dinesh Bhugra (WPA President, UK) Helen Herrman (WPA President Elect, Australia) Masatoshi Takeda (WFSBP President, Japan) Roy Abraham Kallivayalil (WPA Secretary General, India) Alvydas Navickas […]

Pre Congress Forum Round Table
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PRE CONGRESS FORUM: MENTAL HEALTH POLICY. CONFERENCE FC2 (By Invitation)

Parliament Conference Hall

Address: Parliament of Lithuania (Gedimino pr. 53, Entrance at Building 3, Vilnius) CHAIRS Agnė Širinskienė (Lithuanian Parliament, Chair of the Committee of Health, Lithuania) Aurelijus Veryga (Lithuanian Ministry of Health, Lithuania) Dinesh Bhugra (WPA President, UK) Helen Herrman (WPA President Elect, Australia) Alvydas Navickas (LPA President, Lithuania) SPEAKER THEMES Agnė Širinskienė (Lithuanian Parliament, Chair of […]

Pre Congress Symposium
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