european psychiatric association

2019 Winner

Prof. Helen Killaspy was selected by the members of the jury as the winner of the “EPA Constance Pascal – Helen Boyle Prize of €10,000 for Outstanding Achievement by a Woman in Working to Improve Mental Health Care in Europe” for 2019!

Helen Killaspy is Professor and Honorary Consultant in Rehabilitation Psychiatry at University College London and Camden and Islington NHS Foundation Trust in the UK. She leads national and international programmes of research that focus on the assessment of quality of care for people with complex mental health problems and the evaluation of complex interventions for this group.

Further details on Prof. Helen Killaspy’s professional experience are available in her short biography.

The EPA wishes to congratulate Prof. Killaspy on this well-deserved distinction, which recognizes her exceptional contribution towards better mental health care in Europe.

Prof. Killaspy was awarded during the Opening Ceremony of the 27th European Congress of Psychiatry, on 6 April 2019 in Warsaw, Poland.