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IPA Board Member Named to Dutch Council for Medical Sciences

For immediate release:

Effective 1 November 2020, International Psychogeriatrics Association (IPA) Board member Professor dr. Hilde Verbeek has been named to the Health Council of the Netherlands.

The council advises Dutch Parliament on all matters related to medical and health sciences. Furthermore, it is the Dutch representation within the Council for the International Organizations of Medical Sciences (CIOMS). As a member of the Council, Prof. dr. Verbeek will represent IPA’s mission to promote better mental health for older people, in the lines of positive psychiatry.

"We are proud to share Prof. dr. Verbeek's appointment," said Kate Filipiak, CAE, Executive Director of IPA. “As an IPA Board member and Chair of the Membership Task Force, Prof. Verbeek brings a strong focus on both research and patient care. Within her new role, we are confident she will continue to advance the field of older adult mental health in the Netherlands.”

Contact Information
International Psychogeriatric Association
Kate Filipiak, CAE
IPA Executive Director
414 918 9889


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