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IPA2019 SPEAKERS

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Dr. Carlos Alonso-Rivera

ALAPE
Vice President
Mexico
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Dr. Natalia Kanem

(UNFPA) United Nations Population Fund
United Nations Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director
USA
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Errol Alden

International Pediatric Association
President - elect IPA
USA
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Robert Armstrong

Aga Khan University
Dean, Medical College for East Africa
Kenya
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Per Ashorn

University of Tampere
Professor of Paediatrics
Finland
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Dr. Robert Bandsma

Hospital for Sick Children
Pediatric Gastroenterologist
Canada
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Jay Berkelhamer

IPA
Treasurer
USA
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Theresa Betancourt

Boston College School of Social Work
Salem Professor in Global Practice
USA
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Dr. Zulfiqar Bhutta

SickKids Centre for Global ChildHealth
Co-Director
Canada
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Alberto Bissot

PANAMANIAN PEDIATRIC SOCIETY
President
Panama
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Dr. Lars Bode

University of California, San Diego
Associate Professor and Center Director
USA
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Jaime Boyd

Pediatric Hospital of the Social Security
Physician
Panama
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Dr. Jose Brea Del Castillo

Latin American Association of Pediatricians (ALAPE)
Adviser of The Latin American Association of Pediatricians (ALAPE)
República Dominicana
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Dr. Nick Brown

International Maternal and Child Health Department, KBH, Uppsala University
Editor in Chief, Archives of Disease in Childhood
Sweden
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Henri (han) Brunner

Radbound University Nijmegen Medical Center, & Maastricht University Medical Centre,The Netherlands
Professor of Human Genetics
Netherlands
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Dr. Jocalyn Clark

The Lancet
Executive Editor
UK
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Dr. Angel Carrasco Sanz

European Confederation of Primary Care Pae (ECPCP)
President
Spain
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Dr. Christine Chambers

Dalhousie University
Killam Professor and Tier 1 Canada Research Chair
Canada
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Dr. Ira Cheifetz

Duke Children's
Executive Director and Chief Medical Officer, Duke Children's
USA
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Dr. Ronald Cohn

The Hospital for Sick Children
Paediatrician-in-Chief
@sickkids
Canada
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Rajeshwar Dayal

S.N. Medical College Agra, India
Head of the Department of Pediatrics
India
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Dr. Susana De Leon

The Bridge Center
Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Panama
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Dr. Diva De Leon-Crutchlow

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia/Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania
Chief, Division of Endocrinology and Diabetes
USA
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Ashok Deorari

All India Institute of Medical Sciences
Head Department of Paediatrics
India
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Dr. Peter de Winter

Spaarne Gasthuis
Pediatrician, Dean and visiting Professor
Netherlands
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David Edwards

King's College London
Professor of Paediatrics & Neonatal Medicine
UK
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Dr. Dorothy Esangbedo

Providence Hospital, Lagos Nigeria
Director, Division of Paediatrics
Nigeria
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Dr. Margaret Fisher

Unterberg Children's Hospital at Monmouth Medical Center
Medical Director
USA
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Jane Godsland

The Lancet Child & Adolescent Health
Editor in Chief
UK
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Dr. Benjamin (Ben) Gold

Children's Center for Digestive Healthcare, LLC
Attending Physician, Pediatric Gastroenterology
USA
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Jean Michel Guys

Children's Timone hospital
Surgeon in chief
France
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Dr. David Hill

AAP Council on Communications and Media
Chair
USA
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Shinichi Hirose

Department of Pediatrics, School of Medicine
Chief Professor
Japan
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Dr. Reynaldo Holder

Pan American Health Organization
Consultant
Panama
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Dr. Richard Horton

The Lancet
Editor-in-Chief
UK
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Dr. Nobuaki Inoue

National Center for Global Health and Medicine
Chief Advisor
Japan
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Dr. Pramod Jog

D.Y.Patil Medical College, Pune
Professor,Ex-President, Indian Academy of Pediatrics,Standing Committee Member, International Pedia
India
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William Keenan

St. Louis University
Professor of Pediatrics
USA
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Dr. Stephen Kingsmore

Rady Children's Institute for Genomic Medicine
President/CEO
USA
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Dr. Johnathan Klein

University of Illinois at Chicago
Professor of Pediatrics
USA
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Dr. Berthold Koletzko

LMU Univ of Munich, Dr von Hauner Children's Hospital
Professor of Paediatrics
Germany
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Andreas Konstantopoulos

International Pediatric Association (IPA)
Professor of Pediatrics, Immediate Past President
Greece
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Dr. Colleen Kraft

The American Academy of Pediatrics
Immediate Past President
USA
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Francisco Lagrutta

Hospital del Niño
Academic Director
Panama
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Ikeolu Lagunju

University of Ibadan and University College Hospital
Professor & Consultant Paediatric Neurologist
Nigeria
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Zohra Lassi

University of Adelaide
NHMRC ECR Fellow
Australia
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Dr. Joy Lawn

London School of Hygene & Tropical Medicine
Director March Centre
UK
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Ramanan Laxminarayan

CDDEP/Princeton University
Director/Senior Research Scholar
India
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Mercedes Macias Parra

Instituto Nacional de Pediatria
Medical Director
Mexico
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Dr. Jose Armando Madrazo

Laspghan
Past President
Mexico
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Oliver Ombeva Malande

Makerere University - Uganda
Lecturer/Paediatric ID Specialist
Uganda
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Dr. Ariel Melamud

Argentine Society of Pediatrics
Information and Communication Technologies Member Committee
Argentina
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Rafael Mena

Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
USA
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Mohamad Mikati

Duke University
Davison Professor of Pediatrics, Professor of Neurobiology, Chief of Pediatric Neurology and Develop
USA
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Dr. Rintaro Mori

National Center for Child Health and Development
Director, Department of Health Policy
Japan
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Javier Nieto Guevara

GSK
Regional Medical Affairs Manager
Panama
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Somashekhar Nimbalkar

Pramukhswami Medical College
Head, Department of Pediatrics
India
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Leyla Namazova-Baranova

Russian National Research Medical University
Prof. Head of the Department of Pediatrics
Russia
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Dr. Angela Okolo

Federal Medical Center, Asaba, Nigeria
Consultant Neonatologist
Nigeria
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Dr. Miguel O'Ryan

Facultad de Medicina Universidad de Chile
Full Professor: Microbiology and Mycology Program & Director for International Affairs Faculty Med.
Chile
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Karen Olness

Case Western Reserve University
Professor of Pediatrics Emerita
USA
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Elif Özmert

Turkish National Pediatric Society
Head, Department of Pediatrics Hacettewpe University Faculty of Medicine, Deputy Secretary General T
Turkye
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Vikram Patel

Harvard Medical School
The Pershing Square Professor of Global Health and Wellcome Trust Principal Research Fellow
USA
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Dr. Rafael Perez-Escamilla

Yale School of Public Health
Professor
USA
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Dr. Ronald Perez-Escobar

Latinamerican Pediatrics Associattion Adolescence Health Committee
President
El Salvador
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Stefan Peterson

UNICEF
Associate Director, Health
USA
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Dr. David Prado

GlaxoSmithKline & Universidad Francisco Marroquín. Guatemala
Scientific Affairs and Public Health Director, GSK, Latin America and Professor of Microbiology, Uni
Guatemala
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Shanti Raman

South Western Sydney Local Health District
Direcot- Community Paediatrics
Australia
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Jose T Ramos

SERMAS
Head of Paediatrics
Spain
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Oswaldo Revelo

ALAPE
President
El Salvador
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Linda Richter

University of the Witwatersrand
Distinguished Professor
South Africa
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Dr. Nigel Rollins

World Health Organization
Scientist
Switzerland
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Dr. Xavier Saez-Llorens

Hospital del Niño Dr. José Renán Esquivel
Head of Infectious Diseases
Panama
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Dr. Yoichi Sakakihara

Ochanomizu University
Professor Emeritus
Japan
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Susan Sawyer

Centre for Adolescent Health, Royal Children's Hospital
Director
Australia
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Olle Soder

Department of Women's and Children's Health, Karolinska Institutet
Head of Department
Sweden
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Dr. Nestor Sosa

Gorgas Memorial Institute
General Director
Panama
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Bonnie Stevens

Lawrence S. Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing
Professor
Canada
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Dr. Naveen Thacker

Deep Children Hospital & Research Centre
Director
India
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Cesar Victoria

Federal University of Pelotas
Emeritus Professor
Brazil
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Russell Viner

Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health
President
UK
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Ivan Wilson

Caja de Seguro Social
General Pediatrician
Panama
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Amha Mekasha Wondimagegnehu

Addis Ababa University
Head, Health Sciences Education Center
Ethiopia
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Dr. Anita Zaidi

Global Health, Bill Melinda Gates Foundation
Director
USA