Prof. Mirella Ruggeri
Special member of the Board
Full Professor in Psychiatry at the University of Verona, Department of Public Health and Community Medicine, Section of Psychiatry and WHO Collaborating Centre for Research and Training in Mental Health and Service Evaluation
Director of the South Verona Community based Mental Health Service (June 2013- present)
Director of the Specialization School in Psychiatry, University of Verona (2011 – present)
Coordinator of the Research Unit “Clinical, Environmental and Biological Determinants of Outcome in Mental Health” at the Section of Psychiatry, Department of Department of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of Verona, Italy
My current fields of interest include: Epidemiological and social psychiatry; prevention and early interventions, mental health service evaluation; assessment of outcome for psychiatric disorders with particular reference to disability, needs for care, quality of life, service satisfaction, family burden; assessment of effectiveness of psychosocial interventions; identification of the role of both environmental and biological factors (with particular reference to genetics and brain imaging) in determining the clinical presentation and the outcome of psychosis,.