Independent Advisory Board

The Scientific Advisory Board is ultimately responsible for the scientific quality of the conference. It is comprised of scientists, scholars and clinicians from a variety of disciplines and academic institutions, representing the variety of disciplines addressed at ICPR, including psychiatry, neuroscience, history, media studies, pharmacy, philosophy, and psychology. At least two members of the scientific advisory board conduct peer reviews of all abstract submissions to the conference.

Prof. dr. Wim van den Brink

Emeritus Professor of Psychiatry and Addiction Care, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam

Prof. dr. Gemma Blok, PhD

Professor of Modern History. Open University

Prof. dr. Robert Schoevers

Professor of Psychiatry and Head of Department Psychiatry, University Medical Center Groningen

Prof. dr. Patricia Pisters

Professor of Media Studies, University of Amsterdam. Member of Royal Academy of Sciences (KNAW)

Dr. Michiel van Elk

Assistant Professor, Psychology and Cognition, University of Amsterdam

Prof. dr. Torsten Passie

Hannover Medical School, Germany

Dr. Kim Kuypers

Associate Professor, Dept of Neuropsychology & Psychopharmacology, Maastricht University

Prof. dr. Toine Pieters

Professor of the History of Pharmacy. Head of Freudenthal Institute, Utrecht University

Prof. dr. Wouter Hanegraaff

Professor of History of Hermetic Philosophy and Related Currents, University of Amsterdam. Member of Royal Academy of Sciences (KNAW)

Wim Best, PharmD

Honorary researcher, Faculty of Psychology & Neuroscience, Maastricht University/ Freudenthal Institute, Utrecht University

Prof. dr. Col. Eric Vermetten

Professor Medical-Biological and Psychiatric Aspects of Psychotrauma, Leiden University Medical Center / Ministry of Defense

Dr. Stephen Snelders

Research Fellow, Faculty of Science, Utrecht University



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