About The Speaker
Zvi Zemishlany is a professor of Psychiatry in the Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Israel. He was the chairman of the Department of psychiatry (until 2012) and the former director of the Geha mental health center, a teaching center affiliated to Tel Aviv University. He has a Master’s Degree in Psychotherapy and in Health Administration. Zvi Zemishlany is past- president and in charge of Foreign Affairs of the Israeli Psychiatric Association. He was a Board member of the European Psychiatric Association (2010-2014) and currently is a WPA Board member/ Zonal Representative for Southern Europe and president of the Israeli-Polish mental health Association, a bi-national Association of mental health professionals, aimed to address coping with the Holocaust trauma. He is an author/coauthor of over 100 scientific journal articles and book chapters. His areas of interest include sexual medicine, forensic psychiatry, mental health services, PTSD, resilience, and suicide. His most recent book chapter is on: “Resilience and vulnerability in coping with stress and terrorism”, published in The Routledge International Handbook of Psychological Resilience, Updesh Kumar (Ed), Taylor & Francis, 2016.