Jouko Pirhonen is a Finnish/Swedish obstetrician, researcher, and professor. He was born in Siilinjarvi in the middle part of Finland. After fulfilling the MD degree in Kuopio 1981, he moved to Lahti where he received his basic ob/gyn training. Thereafter he spent his university years at Turku University Hospital on the western coast of Finland. He presented his PhD in Turku 1990, and followed his education in perinatal & fetal medicine there too. After working as a visiting professor at Yale University, USA, he moved to Lund University, Sweden where he worked as a senior consultant and university teacher. In 1997 he further moved to Bergen in Norway to work with a fetal medicine team. In 2000 he became a Professor, Head and Director in Division of Maternal/Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Oslo University, Norway. At present, he is working as an educator, researcher, and senior consultant.
Obstetrics, Ultrasound & Doppler studies, Fetal medicine, Anal sphincter tears, Prevention of anal sphincter injuries
Dr. Daniel Faustin is currently the Director of Maternal Fetal Medicine in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Wyckoff Heights Medical Center in Brooklyn, New York. He is also Chair of the Committee on Continuing Medical Education at the institution and also a member of the scientific papers Review Committee of the Medical Education Department for the past two years.
High Risk pregnancies, Ob-Gyn Ultrasonography and Genetics.
Chang Sheng Yin is Superintendent at Kang Ning General Hospital at Taipei, Taiwan for Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology. He is Adjunct professor at National Defense Medical Center and Tri-Service General Hospital, Taipei. He is Past president for Taiwan Society of Perinatology and Formosan Society of Psychosomaticc Obstetrics and Gynecology.
Endoscopic surgery, Hysteroscopy, Infertility, General Obstetrics and Gynecology
Gynecological endocrinology, Gynecological endoscopic surgery (especially laparoendoscopic single-site surgery, LESS & natural orifice transluminal endoscopic surgery, NOTES).
Dr Panagiotis Christopoulos has been specialized in Obstetrics and Gynecology in a University based Dept, accredited by the European Board and College of Obstetrics and Gynecology (EBCOG). Additionally, he received a Master of Science (MSc) in Gynecologic Endocrinology, as well as a Doctorate of Philosophy (PhD) in Gynecology. Furthermore, Dr Christopoulos is a Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecologist, certified by the International Federation of Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology (FIGIJ), currently acting as the European Coordinator of Pediatric – Adolescent Gynecologists. He is the winner of 4 International and National medical prizes. Dr Christopoulos has over 15 years experience on the field of Obstetrics and Gynecology, as well as on Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology, in Greece, United Kingdom and Italy. He has participated in many International conferences. He has also been invited as a speaker at global conferences and has been a member of organizing committees of International and National Conferences on Obstetrics and Gynecology. As a result of the above, Dr Panagiotis Christopoulos has been recently elected as Assistant Professor Obstetrics – Gynaecology, at the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Medical School.
Obstetrics and Gynecology, Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology
OB/GYN Ultrasound, Fetal Medicine and Surgery, High risk Obstetrics, Invasive fetal procedures, Prenatal genetics and diagnosis.
Dr. Lindheim is Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology and the Program Director of the Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility program at Wright State University, Boonshoft School of Medicine. He graduated from Temple School of Medicine and was a resident at Pennsylvania Hospital in Philadelphia. Dr. Lindheim completed a fellowship in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility at the University of Southern California, and is currently Board Certified in both Ob/Gyn and Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility. He has his masters in medical management at Tulane Tropical School of Medicine. He has most recently served as a faculty member at University of Cincinnati. Dr. Lindheim has a major interest in In vitro fertilization, oocyte donation, embryo donation, reproductive ethics, opertive laparoscopy and hysteroscopy. He is a well-recognized expert in the field of assisted reproduction and has over 100 scientific publications. His research focuses upon in-vitro fertilization, PCOS, and endometriosis integrating with translational genomics and secretomics.
In vitro fertilization, oocyte donation, embryo donation, reproductive ethics, opertive laparoscopy and hysteroscopy.
She received the B.Sc. degree in Biological Science from the University of the Institute of Technology, Technion, Israel in 1997 and the M.Sc. in Biomedical Science-Microbiology in 1999. Her Ph.D. degree in Biomedicine-Biochemistry from the Bruce Rappaport Faculty of Medicine of the Institute of Technology, Technion, Israel, was accomplished in 2003. From 2000 to 2003 she also served as teaching assistant of medical students of the Bruce Rappaport Faculty of Medicine of the Institute of Technology, Technion, Israel. In 2003, she joined the Department of Cell Pathology, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, as a postdoctoral fellow and in 2007 became a Research Associate of Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. She has shown herself as multifaceted scientist and innovator with wide knowledge in cancer biology, regulatory mechanisms of development, cell differentiation and tissue repair. Her research is published in highly influential journals, presented at national & international conferences and awarded by fellowships from the Juvenile Diabetes Research from 2005-2007 and the Arthritis from 2007-2011 Foundations. Since 2017, she has been with the Department of Surgery of Cooper University Hospital, where she plays a role of a Research Scientist / Principle Investigator supervising a number of basic and clinical translation studies with surgical fellows of Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Gynecologic Oncology, MD Anderson Cancer Center and surgical residents of Department of General Surgery, Cooper University Hospital.
Tissue repair by usage of adipose-derived stem cells, Regulation and prevention of ovarian cancer and metabolic diseases by epigenetic therapy, Role of Cannabinoids in post-surgical tissue regeneration and pain control, Regulatory check points of cell proliferation, differentiation and regrowth
Moamar Al Jefout is an Associate Professor and Consultant in Reproductive Medicine and Endoscopic Surgery, at Mutah University, Jordan and United Arab Emirates University (UAEU), College of Medicine and Health Sciences (CM&HS), UAE. Moamar is currently involved in studying endometriosis in his local and regional communities in the Middle East and is heavily involved in promoting awareness of this disease and related symptoms, especially among health professionals and families within the Middle East. He believes that it is of high importance to identify early symptoms suggestive of endometriosis in teenagers, especially in those young girls with a family history and severe dysmenorrhea that negatively affects quality of life. Moamars major clinical and research interest is in endometriosis & adenomyosis and PCOS; prevalence, pathophysiology, diagnosis and treatment both surgically and medically. He is one of the pioneers in the quest for biomarkers for the diagnosis of endometriosis. His research about uterine nerve fibres indicated the possibility of utilizing these findings as a minimally invasive and specific test. He is also interested in development of novel modalities for medical treatment of endometriosis by combining different types of progestogens and their long-acting delivery systems. He has published several articles in peer reviewed International Journals and two chapters in books addressing endometriosis.
Endometriosis, infertility, pelvic pains, polyps, abnormal uterine bleeding, menstrual disorders, PCOS and adenomysois.
Syamala Buragadda held a fellowship Diploma in Clinical Rehabilitation-London Academy of Sports and Health Sciences, UK. She moved to King Saud University, Riyadh to work as researcher. Her work has been highly influential in Womens health, Physical activity and Pediatrics and has been referenced several times. Her most recent presentations have been on the topics of research in international conferences, USA. Her most recent work is on, The Efficacy of Pediatric Robot-assisted gait training on postural stability and gait parameters in children with Cerebral Palsy: A Randomized Controlled Trial and Physical activity in cancer patients, geriatrics and children with intellectual disorders. This research is currently changing the way of physical inactivity and sedentary behaviors, with particularly promising results in physical activity among children and women. She has published over 32 international research papers, and an active member of pediatric research group and quality committee in the Rehabilitation department of King Saud University.
Physical activity, Womens health, Intellectual disabilities
Dr. Sehoon Hong received M.S. degrees and Ph.D. in Nursing. She is currently a professor in the College of Nursing, CHA University and teaches in undergraduate and graduate programs. Dr. Hongs publication and research efforts focus on maternity & womens health care, health promotion for women, breast cancer survivorship, womens health at midlife, elderly womens health & care and nursing education research. She has been a board member of Korean Society of Women Health Nursing and Korean Society of Nursing Science.
Giampiero Capobianco PhD in "Urogynecologic Sciences, Physiopatology of the Pelvic Floor and Male Infertility" University Researcher in Gynecology and Obstetrics with medical and surgical assistance since 1 february 2006 until 31 october 2014. Associate Professor in Gynecology and Obstetrics with medical and surgical assistance since 1 november 2014. Head Urogynecologic Service of Gynecologic and Obstetric Clinic, Sassari University Teacher and Resposibility of PhD in Gender Medicine of Biomedical Science PhD Program in Sassari University. He organized several Local, National and International Congresses which covered all the fields of Gynecology and Obstetrics He is Author of more than 300 personal publications, on national and international journals that space in all fields of the discipline of Gynecology and Obstetrics with particular respect to the followings themes of research: Physiopathology of the Human Reproduction and Gynecological Endocrinology, Gynecological Pathology, Gynecologic Oncology, Medicine of the Prenatal Age, Diagnostic Ultrasound in Gynecology and Obstetrics, Urogynecology, Endoscopic Surgery. H-index: 21.
Urogynecology and female pelvic floor dysfunction, Mininvasive surgery, Laparoscopic surgery, Vaginal Surgery, High Risk Pregnancy
Dr. Giovanni Larciprete received his High School Classic Gymnasium with full votes (60/60), Rome, Liceo Augusto Medical School in Tor Vergata University, Rome, with full votes graduation (110 e lode) with thesis on Hyperinsulinaemia in pregnancy and development of Preclampsia, on 23-7-1997. Residency in Obst/Gyn in Tor Vergata University, Rome, with graduation with full votes with thesis entitled: fetal subcutaneous tissue thickness and new models for a birthweight prediction algorithm,on 25/11/2002. PhD in Perinatal Medicine in Tor Vergata University (Rome) with thesis entitled: scientific production of a PhD, on 23-11-2007. He had several publications on various international journals.
Perinatal Medicine, Obstetrics, Operative Gynaecology
Anna Maria Spera, MD Graduated at University of Naples Federico II. She ended residency in Infectious Diseases in 2017, obtaining this medical specialty with a research work about the diagnostic delay of endocarditis and becoming an Infectivologist. In the same year her research project about quick testing of HCV infection among young women (EURYDICE project) dedicated to eradication of hepatitis in this setting and to reduce the risk its maternal to fetal transmission, was selected and financed by Italian Society of Infectious and Tropical diseases. She promoted a survey about the risk consciousness related to Measles and Rubella among young paramedical students, as expected by WHOs Global Measles and Rubella Campaign; an internal protocol for the management of infection in pregnancy at University of Naples. She is author of several reviews about infection during pregnancy indexed on pubmed and cited. She also worked as a neonatologist for a brief period (Ospedale San Carlo di Potenza, Italy) and, in 2009, she did an observership in the NICU of Winnie Palmer Hospital for Women and Babies at Orlando Regional Medical Center (FL, USA). Nowadays she work as an infectivologist at Universitary Hospital of Salerno (Italy) San Giovanni di Dio e Ruggi d Aragona.
Infection in pregnancy, TORCH with respect to HIV, HCV/HBV infection, congenital infection, infection in women of fertile age
Matteo Balzarro is a staff member of the Urology Department of the Azienda Ospedaliera Universitaria Integrata (AOUI) of Verona, Italy. He holds the high specialization in Female Urology, and he holds the coordination of the Female Urology Section. In 2016 he has achieved a second level Master on Risk Management and Patient safety. From 2002 to the end of 2009 he was staff member of the Urology Department of Azienda Ospedaliera of Verona, Italy, where he was the coordinator of the Urodynamic & Female Urology section. Matteo completed in 2001 the Post-Doctoral Fellowship in female urology at the Scott Dept. of Urology, Female Urology Section, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston (TX), USA. In 2000 he completed a Research Fellowship at the Dept. of Urology, Female Urology Section, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland (OH) USA.
Maternal fetal medicine, Fetal echocardiography anomaly, isomerism, genetic counseling 3D, image processing, Fetal neurosonography, High risk pregnancy, Basic science of reproductive physiology, vascular remodeling during pregnancy, Basic researches of trophoblast invasion, Perinatal psychology.
Dr. Panagiotis Tsikouras studied medicine at the Albert-Ludwig University Freiburg, Germany. Received his dissertation PHD from University Freiburg. Between 1988 and 1989 worked as a research fellow at the Interventional Radiology and Research (Department of Radiology, Diakonissen Hospital,Ruppur Karlsruhe, Teaching hospital of University Freiburg). He made the specialist in gynecology and obstetrics in various University hospitals between the years 1989-1993. Resident of Obstetrics and Gynecology Research fellow, (University of Gottingen, Germany) 1993-1995 Resident of Obstetrics and Gynecology Research fellow, (Clinicum Aschaffenburg Teaching Hospital of Wurzburg , Germany) He made the specialist in gynecology and obstetrics 1995 in Muenich Germany . Resident of Obstetrics and Gynecology Research fellow, (Clinicum Aschaffenburg Teaching Hospital of Wuerzburg , Germany) In 1996 he moved to the Greece and had various posistions at the Democritus University of Alexandroupolis 1996-1999 Specialist of Obstetrics and Gynecology Research fellow, (Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology ,Democritus University of Thrace) 1999-2004 Lecture of Obstetrics and Gynecology Research fellow, (Democritus University of Thrace) 2004-2011 Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology Research fellow, (Democritus University of Thraces) February 2013 Associate Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology Research fellow, (Democritus University of Thrace) From February 2014 is director of family planning center in Democritus University of Thrace. He has been an Associate Professor at the Democritus University medical school in Alexandroupolis and applies with more than 131 national and international scientific publications ,h-index 15 ,citations 797 ,as a luminary in his field.
Obsterics pathology, Adolescence Paediatric, Family planning, contraception, Breast Surgery, Gynecological Oncologic Surgery.
Ricardo Illia is a resident at public maternity in Buenos Aires were are assisted between 6000 and 7000 deliveries per year. After that I was a chief of residents, Instructor, and performed all the charges until to be medical director in 1998. During 1996, I won the concourse to be Chief of Obstetrics Service at Hospital Aleman, also in Buenos Aires, both of them depending of Buenos Aires University were I am Professor of Obstetrics since 1992. I published a lot of papers in my country and recently I have published several papers in open journals in Europe and USA about high risk pregnancies.
Hgh risk pregnancies, complicated surgeries during pregnancies, perinatal complications, Emergencies in Obstetrics.
Dr. Vladimir Zaichick is a Professor and Principal Investigator in Medical Radiological Research Centre RUSSIA. He obtained his MS in 1966 from the Moscow Institute of Engineering Physics, Faculty of Theoretical and Experimental Physics, Moscow, Russia, and his PhD (nuclear physics) in 1972 from the Institute of Biophysics Moscow, Russia, and his DSc (radiobiology) in 2011 from the Medical Radiological Research Centre, Obninsk, Russia. An academic rank Professor was conferred on him in 2013. He is a fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry (since 1996), a Chartered Chemist (since 1996), a member of the American College of Nuclear Medicine (since 1997), the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research (since 1998), a Presidium Member of the Scientific Council on the Application of Nuclear Methods of the Russian Academy of Sciences (since 1999), and a member of the Scientific Council on Analytical Chemistry of the Russian Academy of Sciences (since 1978). He has made 140 presentations at seminars and international meetings and also published over 500 papers and 18 patents. He is serving as an Editorial Board Member of few scientific journals.
In vivo and in vitro nuclear analytical methods of chemical element contents measurement in tissues and fluids of human body, age- and gender-dependence of chemical element contents in tissues and fluids, levels of chemical element contents in tissues and fluids as tumours markers.
Victor Radzinskiy, honored Science Worker of RF, honorary worker of higher education, full member of International Academy of Sciences of High School, full member of the Ukrainian Academy of Sciences, professor, head of department of obstetrics and gynecology with the course of perinatology of People Friendship University of Russia. Full member of World and European Associations of obstetricians and gynecologists, full member of Academy of breast feeding,Vice-president of scientific society of obstetricians and gynecologists of RF. Author of 32 monographs, 6 manuals and 2 handbooks for obstetricians and gynecologists. Has over 350 published works. Under his guidance 186 PhD thesis and 62 doctoral dissertations are made.
Molecular biology and genetics of reproduction, perinatology, reconstructive and plastic surgery in gynecology.
President Chen obtained PhD in 1999 at Kaohsiung Medical University. Currently teaches in Fooyin University, as most young is also the most senior professors and deans. The past 20 years, he has his scientific interests focused on life-threatening diseases, including traditional Chinese medicine used for cancer research. Analysis in recent years major active ingredients such as ginger, pepper and cinnamon used in gastrointestinal cancer, anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, antiparasitic, and other topics. President Chen specializes in isolation, purification and structural analysis of active components of plants. President Chen directed against active constituents of oral cancer, liver cancer, and rectal cancer. President Chen was just over 45 years old, but his work has more than 220 papers, Taiwan one of the young talents. Professor Chen was invited more than 170 kinds of Journal editorial boards. Professor Chen won numerous awards at home and abroad, from 2015, was awarded the lifetime achievement award; from 2016 was awarded the health care & biotechnology merit award.
Pharmacognosy, Natural Products, Chinese Medicine, Natural Product Research
Yen-Chein Lai has completed her Ph.D from National Taiwan University College of Medicine. Her PhD research focused on mechanism analysis of HDV ribozyme activity. She has served as an Assistant Professor in School of Medical Laboratory and Biotechnology of Chung Shan Medical University since 1998. She has had much experience in the teaching of Molecular Diagnostics and Clinical Chemistry courses. Her research aims are the molecular-genetic analysis of patients with certain cancer syndromes. She has published more than 10 papers in reputed journals and has been serving as an editorial board member of repute.
Molecular diagnostics, array comparative genomic hybridization, next generation sequencing, teratoma, granulosa cell tumor, renal cell carcinoma, wilms tumor, von Hippel-Lindau gene
Zeynep Guldem Okem, PhD, is an Associate Professor at TOBB University of Economics and Technology, Department of International Entrepreneurship in Ankara, Turkey with extensive experience on international and nationally funded research projects working as a coordinator and a researcher in the field of health economics and policy, health and long term care systems. She teaches health economics, introduction to economics and micro economics. She graduated in Economics in 1989 from the Department of Economics, Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey. She obtained a M.Sc. in Health Administration from Hacettepe University, Ankara in 1993 and a M.Sc in Health Services Management from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK in 1994. In 2007 she obtained a PhD in Economics from the Department of Economics, University of Marmara, Istanbul, Turkey. In her recent assignment, she involved in the project of Harmonization of the Turkish Health Accounts System with the OECD 2011 System, as a Senior Expert as Health Economist. She worked as a Research Fellow at the Centre for European and Policy Studies (CEPS, Belgium) and was responsible for research in health economics, health and long--‐ term care systems. She was the project coordinator of the Assessing Needs of Care in European Nations ANCIEN (FP7, 2009- 2012),contributed to Indicators for evaluating international performance in service sectors NDICSER (FP7, 2010-2012) projects. She was responsible as the lead researcher of Turkey for Health Care Reform: the impact on practice, outcomes and costs of New roles for health professionals MUNROS (FP7, 2012-2017) project. She completed the research on Innovation in the Health Sector in Turkey; and coordinated the study on Epidemiological and Economic Assessment of Hepatitis C Virus in Sixteen CEE and CIS Countries. She worked as a consultant in health economics and finance in the Social Security Institution during the health sector reforms in Turkey between 2005--‐2007 and was responsible for planning and execution for transition to the universal health insurance.
Economic analysiss cost effectiveness, budget impact of new technologies in health, womens health and utilization and access to health services and health and long term care systems.
Infertility and assisted reproduction, Gynecologic endoscopy (laparoscopy / hysteroscopy), Gynecologic and obstetric ultrasound.