Columbia University - USA
Geoffrey M. Reed has served as Senior Project Officer for the Revision of ICD-10 Mental and Behavioural Disorders, Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse, World Health Organization since 2008. In this role, he has managed all activities related to development of chapters on Mental, Behavioural, and Neurodevelopmental Disorders, Sleep-Wake Disorders, and aspects of Conditions related to Sexual Health for the Eleventh Revision of the World Health Organization’s International Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems (ICD-11). He has managed the activities of the WHO International Advisory Group and the Field Studies Coordination Group for ICD-11 Mental and Behavioural Disorders. As a part of this effort, he founded and directs the WHO Global Clinical Practice Network (http://gcp.network), comprising 15,000 health professionals in more than countries contributing directly to ICD-11 through participation in field studies. He is a founder of the Center for Global Mental Health Research, a collaboration of the National Institute of Psychiatry Ramón de la Fuente Muñiz, Mexico, the Faculty of Psychology, National Autonomous University of Mexico, and the World Health Organization. He has received numerous awards, most recently the Robert L. Spitzer Memorial Award for Outstanding Contributions to Nosology and Diagnosis from the Columbia University Department of Psychiatry and the Outstanding International Psychologist Award from the Division of International Psychology, American Psychological Association. He is a Member, Level III, of the National System of Researchers, National Council of Science and Technology, Mexico. He is also Visiting Professor and Scientific Co-Director, Global Mental Health Program, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY, USA.