Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences (USA)
Prof. Sigita Plioplys, most prominent expert of pediatric neuropsychiatry from USA, will discuss about her areas of expertise in Pre Congress Forum, Congress Plenary Lecture and Keynote Lecture.
Prof. Sigita Plioplys received her medical degree from Vilnius University Faculty of Medicine, residency in University of Illinois College of Medicine and has been in practice for more than 20 years.
Currently she is a Head of Pediatric Neuropsychiatry Clinic and Professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences in the Department of Psychiatry of Feinberg School of Medicine, and a consultant psychiatrist at the Epilepsy Center at Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago.
Her areas of special interest are pediatric neuropsychiatry, emotional and learning disorders in children with epilepsy, psychogenic non-epileptic seizures, attention deficit and hyperactivity disorder.
CHAIR Dinesh Bhugra (UK) CO-CHAIR Sigita Plioplys (USA) SPEAKER THEMES John Oldham (USA): New Research on Personality Disorders. Hasse Karlsson (Finland): Effects of Prenatal Stress on Child Brain Development – Implications for Later Mental Health. DESCRIPTION To be confirmed.