Andrea Raballo, MD, Spec. Psych., PhD is Associate Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Perugia (Italy) where he serves as scientific and clinical Head of the Center for Translational, Phenomenological and Developmental Psychopathology. He was previously Onsager Associate Professor of Psychopathology and Development at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) in Trondheim, post-doctoral researcher at the Norwegian Centre of Excellence for Mental Disorders Research (NORMENT), University of Oslo, psychiatric consultant at the Department of Mental Health of Reggio Emilia (Italy), and affiliated researcher to the Center for Subjectivity Research (CFS), University of Copenhagen (Denmark).
He is currently co-chair of the World Psychiatric Association (WPA) Section for Clinical Psychopathology, and board member of the European Psychiatric Association (EPA).
His main research interests are phenomenological and developmental psychopathology, with a specific focus on child-adolescent vulnerability and related trajectories towards more severe mental disorders. He is also interested in developing innovative frameworks for service implementation. These interests played a major role in shaping the design and implementation of the Reggio Emilia At Risk Mental States (Re ARMS) project – a specialized, program for the early detection and treatment of clinical high risk states and first episode psychosis.