Head of the Institute of Mental Health has received the Socrates award at the London Summit of Leaders

Prof. dr Dusica Lecic Tosevski, correspoding member of the Serbian Academy of Sciences and Art and head of the Institute of Mental Health has participated at the London Summit of Leaders „Rapid urbanization: Economy, Society, Managment“, 15th to 17th April. At the Summit she has received the European Socrates award for scientific and educational excellence that was awarded to the Institute of Mental Health. On the third day of the Summit she has held a lecture on the work done by the Institute (which is a WHO Collaborating Centre for Mental Health as well).

Corresponding member of the Serbian Academy of Science and Art, dr Dusica Lecic Tosevski is a neuropsychiatrist, psychotherapist and Professor at the School of Medicine, University of Belgrade and head of the WHO Collaborating Centre for Mental Health. Among other things she is a researcher in personality disorders, depression and traumatic stress. She is active in reforming the mental health system in Serbia. During her long career she has lead a team that successfully introduced the concept of “open doors” that allows patients with mental health problems to receive care in the community. This was the reason why the World Health Organization gave the Institute of Mental Health the title of WHO Collaborating Centre for Mental Health and treatment, education and research in mental health. Also because of the success in education and science this years Socrates award was awarded.

London Summit of Leaders is a traditional gathering of world leaders and leading experts that have impacted social, economic, cultural, educational and scientific areas in the world. The subject of this years Summit was rapid urbanization in economy, society and management.

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You can find more information about the Summit at the following link.

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