General Assembly, May 18, 2021
Appointment of 2 new board members
Ann van der Jeugd is the new Program Manager at KU Leuven Brain Institute (ʟʙɪ), she is also President of Belgian Women in Science (𝓑𝓮𝓦𝓲𝓢𝓮). Ann has a PhD in Psychology from KULeuven, specialized in neurodegenerative disorders, cognitive psychology and neurobiology. Ann also did an internship at UCSF and 2 post docs one at University of Lisbon and another in University of Queensland (Australia).
Professor Chris Bervoets is a psychiatrist. He is responsible for the Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation and Deep Brain Stimulation Care Programme and the Coercive Disorders Care Programme (University Centre for Obsessive-Compulsive Disorders) at the UPC KU Leuven. Chris Bervoets is chairman of the medical council of the UPC KU Leuven, chairman of the Flemish Psychiatric Association, director of the Foundation for Brain Stimulation and member of the editorial board of the Tijdschrift voor Psychiatrie. Chris Bervoets conducts scientific research on neuromodulatory treatments for psychiatric syndromes. Chris Bervoets has been appointed vice-president of the BBC, replacing Professor Chris Baeken.