Balamand University - Lebanon
John Fayyad is the Chairman of the Department of Psychiatry and Clinical Psychology at St. George Hospital University Medical Center, and is Associate Professor of Clinical Psychiatry at the University of Balamand, Faculty of Medicine and Medical Sciences in Beirut, Lebanon. He is also a researcher and vice-president of IDRAAC (Institute for Development Research, Advocacy and Applied Care), an NGO specialized in Mental Health in Beirut. He is the President-Elect of the Lebanese Psychiatric Association.
Dr. Fayyad is active in promoting Child and Adolescent Psychiatry regionally and internationally. He is the Secretary General of the Eastern Mediterranean Association of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Allied Professions (EMACAPAP) and was a Vice President of the International Association for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Allied Professions (IACAPAP).
Dr. Fayyad’s research interests include the epidemiology of ADHD and other child and adolescent disorders, the effects of war, stress and trauma on children, pathways to resilience, and dissemination of community interventions. He has published on these topics in international scientific journals and has authored several book chapters. He is on the editorial board of several international scientific journals.
His areas of clinical expertise include diagnosis and treatment of all childhood psychiatric disorders such as Autism, ADHD, Mood Disorders, Tic Disorders, Behavioral Disorders, Anxiety Disorders and other psychiatric conditions with particular expertise in childhood psychopharmacology, offering consultations at MIND Clinics in Beirut, Lebanon.