PKUSH Yu Xin Wins IPA 2019 Distinguished Service Award for Psychogeriatric Service
On August 31, geriatric psychiatrists and scholars from all over the world attended the International Psychogeriatric Association (IPA) World Congress in Santiago de Compostela, Spain. At the opening ceremony, Professor Mary Sano, President of IPA, presented the award to the experts who won the IPA Distinguished Service Award for Psychogeriatric Service. Professor Yu Xin from Peking University Sixth Hospital (PKUSH) won the award and became the first IPA Award-winning expert in China.
Professor Yu Xin is currently President of the Psychiatry and Mental Health Branch of the Chinese Geriatrics Society. She served as the managing director of IPA from 2007 to 2011 and has made outstanding contributions to the development of psychogeriatrics both in China and in the world. Professor Yu Xin became the first to win the IPA Distinguished Service Award for Psychogeriatric Service, which is a pride in the field of psychogeriatrics in China.
Written by: Wu Zhaoxia
Edited by:Liu Xin
Source: Peking University Sixth Hospital