Itzhak Levav is currently Adviser on Research, Mental Health Services, Ministry of Health, Israel and Adjunct Associate Professor Queen’s University Department of Psychiatry, Ontario, Canada. Dr Levav is Doctor Honoris Causa of the oldest Argentinian university, is also on the panel of experts on mental health, World Health Organization.
He received honors from different organizations. Dr Levav was previously the Regional Advisor for Mental Health at PAHO-WHO. He has a vast experience in the Americas in the re-organisation of services and mental health policy and plan development. Dr Levav has also numerous research publications in the field of psychiatric epidemiology.