Silvia L. Gaviria

Silvia L. Gaviria

Expert of Women’s Psychiatry, WPA Board Member (Colombia)

Professor Silvia Gaviria, most prominent expert of women’s psychiatry from Colombia, will discuss about her areas of expertise in Congress Symposiums.

Prof. Silvia Gaviria is Director of the Department of Psychiatry at the CES University in Medellin, Colombia and Professor of clinical practice at the same university. She graduated from CES University in Medellin, Colombia and took up post-graduate training in psychiatry at the University of Antioquia in Medellin, Colombia.

Dr. Gaviria is currently the World Psychiatric Association (WPA) Zone Representative for Northern South America, a WPA board member and a member of the mental health section of women of the WPA. She is president of the Latin American Forum for Gender studies and Mental Health as well.

Her field of interest is women’s psychiatry. She has authored and co-authored several scientific publications and books. Dr. Gaviria has also helped founding the Center for Mental Health Research Excellence of CES University and the International Congress for Women’s Medicine and Mental Health in Medellin, Colombia.