Linda Pfiffner, PhD, was recently elected as president-elect of the International Society for Research on Child and Adolescent Psychopathology (ISRCAP). Her term as president-elect will run from 2015-2017, after which she will assume a two-year term as president of the organization from 2017-2019. Pfiffner has been a member of ISRCAP since 1991.
ISRCAP was founded in 1988 to provide mental health professionals interested in child psychopathology with a forum to exchange ideas concerning the nature and treatment of childhood mental disorders. Since then, the society has grown to approximately 320 members worldwide, and provides its members with information on recent basic and applied research and current treatment strategies.