6th World Congress on Mental Health and Deafness
Riddel Hall, Queen's University Belfast

16-19 September 2014
Pathways to Rights

By Renata Sarmento, 11/07/2014 - 15:00

Following HSJ, Dr. Margaret du Feu is one of healthcare’s most inspirational female leaders.
Full list: http://m.hsj.co.uk/5072743.article

Dr Margaret du Feu
Consultant psychiatrist

Margaret has dedicated her working life to the care of deaf and hard-of-hearing people with mental health problems. It is fair to say she has an interesting perspective to offer: a cochlear condition meant the consultant psychiatrist began to lose her own hearing in her 20s, and she is now profoundly deaf. After setting up a mental health and deafness service in Birmingham, she then moved to Northern Ireland where she did the same, before extending her work to the Republic of Ireland.

Judges’ comments: “There is absolutely no doubt that she is inspirational.”

Organising Committee

Brian Symington, MBE. President.

Dr. Ines Sleeboom-van Raaij.  Co-President/ESMHD President.

Dr. Margaret du Feu,  OBE. Chair of Scientific Committee.

Renata Sarmento. Manager.

Scientific Committee

Dr. Margaret du Feu, Ireland, Chair
Dr. Ines Sleeboom-van Raaij, The Netherlands
Dr. María Gascón-Ramos, UK
Dr. Tiejo van Gent, The Netherlands
Dr. Johannes Fellinger, Austria
Dr. Otilia Rodrigues, Australia
Ana García García, Spain
Dr. Cathy Chovaz, Canadá
Dr. Benito Estrada, México
Dr. Lauri Rush, USA
Dr. Robert Pollard, USA
Professor Marleen Jansen, The Netherlands
Dr. Maria Cecilia Moura, Brazil
Dr. Katherine Rogers, UK
Dr. Joanna Kobosko, Poland

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