Structure & Participants

The work in the framework of the programme is conducted by eight working groups.



DDD Fellows

1. Epidemiology

Cathy Lloyd (UK)
Leigh Underwood (Australia)
Kirsty Winkley (UK)

2. Pathogenesis of

Alan Jacobson (USA)
Khalida Ismail (UK)
Sandhya Prashad (USA)

3. Treatment and its evaluation

Richard Hellman (USA)
van der Feltz-Cornelis
(The Netherlands)
Jasper Nuijen
(The Netherlands)
Corinne Stoop
(The Netherlands)

4. Health Care Delivery

Richard Roberts (USA)
Linda Gask (UK)
Brian Arndt (USA)

5. Public Health Interventions

Frank Snoek
(The Netherlands)
Kamel Ajlouni (Jordan)
Brian Oldenburg (Australia)
Prof. Ajlouni's associate:
Prof. Tawfiq Dradkeh
Kimberley van Bestelaar
(The Netherlands)

6. Health Economics

Martin Knapp (UK)
Juan Jose
Anita Patel (UK)

7. Conceptual Issues

Edwin Fisher (USA)
Juliana Chan (Hong Kong)

8. Communications

Hugh Schulze (USA) TBD.


Members of the Dialogue on Diabetes and Depression will be speaking on issues related to this topic at:

June 10-14, 2016

American Diabetes Association (ADA) Annual Meeting
New Orleans, Louisiana, USA

September 12-16, 2016

European Association of Studies in Diabetes (EASD) Annual Congress
Munich, Germany

October 17-19, 2016

World Federation for Mental Health (WFMH) International Congres
Cairns, Australia

October 27-30, 2016

International Diabetes Federation (IDF) Western Pacific Conference
Taipei, Taiwan, ROC

November 4-6, 2016

Pacific Rim College of Psychiatry
Kaohsiung, Taiwan, ROC

November 30-December 4, 2016

World Association of Social Psychiatry (WASP) World Congress
New Delhi, India

May 20-24, 2017

American Psychiatric Association (APA) Annual Congress
San Diego, California, USA