The Section of Psychiatry and Clinical Psychology, Department of Neuroscience, Biomedicine and Movement Sciences, University of Verona, was designated by WHO as Collaborating Centre for Research and Training in Mental Health
on 23 February 1987.
The designation was confirmed in 1992.
In September 1996
the Centre was re-designated as a WHO Collaborating Centre for Research and Training in Mental Health and Service Evaluation
and since then this designation was further confirmed in 2001
, 2005, 2009 and 2013
Current Director of the WHO Centre is Professor CORRADO BARBUI