Rakhawy Institute for Training and Research (RITR)
It gives us great pleasure to invite you to RITR Scientific Day titled:
“Aging from a Global Perspective” in celebration of the International Day of Old Age Persons.
28 Oct. 2021, From 1:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.(Egypt time)
Hybrid (Both online and offline)


Dr. Mona Rakhawy (Egypt), Professor of Psychiatry, Cairo University, President of RITR and EAGT.
– Welcome note
Dr. Brian Lawlor (Ireland), Professor of Old age Psychiatry, Trinity College, Dublin.
Dr. Hassan El-Fawal (Egypt – USA), Professor of Biomedical Sciences, Dean of School of Sciences and Engineering, AUC.
-Changing Brains in a Changing Environment.
Dr. George Tadros (Egypt – UK), Professor of Dementia and Liaison Psychiatry at Aston university, and visiting professor of Dementia Care, Chester University.
– “Can technology aid to prevent Mental Health Crisis? Is it safe?
Dr. Mohamed Salama (Egypt), Visiting Associate Professor, Institute of Global Health and Human Ecology, AUC and Fellow Senior of GBHI.
-Value of genetics studies in Neurodegenerative disorders.
Young Professionals Presentations
Reem Deif (Egypt), Psychotherapist and PhD Candidate of Global Public Health, Institute of Global Health and Human Ecology, AUC.
-The Exposome of Depressive Disorders in the Egyptian Population: The “why” and “how”.
Youstina Demetry (Egypt – Sweden), Clinical psychologist, PhD candidate at Karolinska Institute at the department of clinical neuroscience.
-Culturally adapted Internet based cognitive behavioural therapy for Arabic speaking youths and young adults


24 Streeet 18, Mokattam, Cairo, Egypt

Opening Hours:
Saturday : Thursday
(9:30 a.m – 3:30 p.m)

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