Dr. Jorge de las Heras Romero is a recognized expert in the area of Orthopaedics and Trauma Surgery, specialized in knee, foot and ankle reconstruction at University General Reina Sofía in Murcia, Spain. He finished a Master’s Degree in Clinical Medicine Research at Elche Miguel Hernández University and a Master’s Degree in Bioethics at the University of Murcia Medical School, where he finally received his Orthopaedic and Trauma Medicine PhD. He worked in the NHS England for 4 years after his MD, finalizing a basic training surgical rotation. Afterwards, he completed his surgical residency in Orthopaedics and Trauma Surgery (MIR) at the University Clinical Hospital of Valencia. Fellow member of the Trauma & Orthopaedic Surgery Spanish Society (SECOT), Foot and Ankle Spanish Society (SEMCPT), Orthopaedic Sport Surgery Spanish Society, European Society of Sport Traumatology, Knee Surgery & Arthroscopy (ESSKA) and European Foot and Ankle Society (EFAS). Dr. Jorge de las Heras Romero have authored several articles and book chapters in his field and he is the Director of Foot & Ankle Surgery Update Conference held annually in Murcia. His researches Interest are: knee sport injuries and foot and ankle surgery. He is also Editor of Orthopaedics, Traumatology and Sports Medicine International Journal (OTSMIJ), MOJ Orthopaedics & Rheumatology and EC Orthopaedics Journal.
Henning Bliddal became a doctor in 1978, MD. in 1986 and specialist in 1987. In 1991 he became chief physician in rheumatology at the Copenhagen Municipal Hospital, and from 1997 the chief physician and research professor at Frederiksberg Hospital, where he and Bente Danneskiold-Samsøe have built the Parker Institute. HB was the principal teacher and course leader for 15 years as the specialist specialist in rheumatology and is expert in the Legal Counsel. HB has assessed professorships at home and abroad, PhD and theses. At the Parker Institute, HB is the supervisor of PhD students and generally initiates research projects. In addition to chapters for textbooks in rheumatology, HB has co-authored over 200 articles with peer-review and has lectured at congresses and professional meetings nationally and internationally. HB has been chairman of the National Board of Health's committee for the preparation of a national program for the treatment of knee arthrosis, and from 2010 has been appointed professor of rheumatology with osteoarthritis as a special field of research at the University of Copenhagen. HB is appointed head of the Parker Institute from March 1, 2011.
Dr. Laskowski is Co-director of Mayo Clinic Sports Medicine and a Professor in the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. Nationally and internationally recognized for his expertise in fitness and sports medicine, Dr. Laskowski studies and promotes best practices for general fitness, injury prevention and injury rehabilitation, strength training, and stability training. Collectively, Dr. Laskowski’ s work has produced several hundred publication credits, including scientific papers, abstracts, books, book reviews, book chapters, and popular media and multimedia. His articles have appeared in The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Chicago Tribune, Golf Digest, Prevention, Time, Men’s Health, Esquire, and GQ Magazine. He has appeared on the NBC Nightly News, ABC World News Now, and Good Morning America as a trusted voice in sports medicine and fitness. He has been recognized for exceptional contributions to his field, and has been annually acknowledged as one of the “Best Doctors in America" for the last 21 years. His teaching expertise has been recognized by his election to the Mayo Clinic Teacher of the Year Hall of Fame, and he also has been selected as Outstanding Faculty Member and as Co-Director of the Most Outstanding Course in the Mayo School of Continuous Professional Development. Dr. Laskowski has provided medical services at sports events ranging from high school football to the 2002 Winter Olympics and the Chicago Marathon. From 2006 to 2010, he was appointed by President George W. Bush to serve as a member of the President's Council on Physical Fitness and Sports; he served under Presidents Bush and Obama, and he received a special commendation from the Department of Health and Human Services for his contributions to the Council. He also received the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation’s Distinguished Public Service Award in 2016. Dr. Laskowski is a Fellow in the American College of Sports Medicine, and he was one of the first physiatrists to receive Subspecialty Certification in Sports Medicine
Dr. Munaf A Hatem studied and practice in Republic of Iraq. He graduated from Medical school at 1998, and then he joined orthopedic programs in different Iraq hospitals. Since 2006 he decided to travel and live in Sultanate of Oman, then he started my practice their since 2010. He decided to pursue his ambition, he joined fellowship and PhD program in Medical University of Lodz, Republic of Poland, now he practice his specialization in both of Sultanate of Oman and Poland. He is member and follow of many orthopedic organizations and committees, most of them are global, e.g. AAOS, ESSKA, SICOT, he is member in scientific committee of some of this organization; recently he is participated in first Rheumatology and orthopedic congress in Spain as keynote speakers and chairman for some sessions. He is proud to be member in scientific committee of this congress. He had published some papers in Iraq, Oman, and republic of Poland, he presented paper in last ESKA meeting in London, right now am interested doing some research and work in some papers, in addition to my practice as an Orthopedic doctor.
Sergio Marcucci has completed his Doctorate in Health Sciences (DHSc) at the age of 47 years from A. T. Still University, College of Graduate Health Studies, Mesa, USA. He received his MSc from A. T. Still University of Kirksville USA and his D.O. from Sutherland College of Osteopathic Medicine, Belgium. He is practicing osteopathic medicine since 15 years. He had 10 oral presentations and one poster presentation. He has published 2 papers in reputed journals and has been serving as a reviewer board member of three repute journals.
Dr. Foster was born and raised in West Virginia, received his Bachelor of Science Degree in Chemistry at Duke University, with Distinction and Phi Beta Kappa in 1965, and received his Doctor of Medicine Degree at Duke University Medical Center, in 1969, being elected to Alpha Omega Alpha. He trained in Internal Medicine at Duke University Hospital from 1969-1970, and at the National Heart and Lung Institute, at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Maryland, from 1970 to 1972, during which time he also taught Internal Medicine, with an appointment as Instructor in Medicine at the George Washington University Hospital in Washington, DC. In 1972, Dr. Foster entered his Ophthalmology Residency training program at Washington University (Barnes Hospital), in St. Louis, Missouri, and having completed that in 1975, traveled to Boston to do two additional Fellowship trainings in Cornea and External Diseases, and in Ocular Immunology. He completed this training in 1977 and was invited to join the full-time faculty of the Department of Ophthalmology of Harvard Medical School, where he was a member of the Cornea Service and Director of the Residency Training Program at the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary. He began his independent research in 1977 and has since been continuously funded by grants from the National Institutes of Health.
Dr. Nadia Benkirane is Research director and head of the “Regenerative Nanomedicine” laboratory, at INSERM (French National Institute for Health and Medical Research). She was leader of “Active Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering” team INSERM 977. She received her Ph.D. from University Louis Pasteur, ULP, and Strasbourg, France for the work on Development of pseudo peptides as synthetic vaccines. Dr. Jessel (Benkirane) then held a postdoctoral position in collaboration with the Institute Pasteur, Paris, France, working on Immunotherapy HIV, and another postdoctoral position on the application of modified peptides as vaccines against FMDV (Plum Island Animal Disease Centre, ARS, USDA, Greenport, NY 11944-0848, USA). She joined the INSERM U595 in 2002 as a post-doc, and received the diploma to direct the research (HDR) in 2004. Dr. Jessel got the permanent position (CR1) in the INSERM 595 laboratory in 2004 and Research Director (DR2) position in the INSERM 977 and head of “active Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering team from 2009 until 2012). Currently Research Director (DR1) and head of the INSERM UMR 1260 (Regenerative Nanomedicine". Dr. Jessel possesses expertise in diverse fields of molecular and cellular biology, immunochemistry, tissue engineering and biomedical engineering. In the last 10 years, she focused her research on the bio-fictionalization of multilayered polyelectrolyte architectures with emphasis on the use of these architectures to induce specific cellular responses and gain control over cell proliferation and differentiation. Dr. Benkirane has more than 138 publications (h index: 36) with peer-reviewed publications in high impact factor journals (Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci. USA; Adv. Mater.; Adv. Funct. Mater. Small; Nanoletters, Biomaterials, ACS Nano), 5 chapter’s reviews and 5 international patents, she is a regular referee for a number of scientific journals (Nature nanotechnology, Nature Materials, ACS Nano, Biomaterials, Nanoletters…). She was under the contract (Interface INSERM/Clinic 2008-2013) and she got also “Prime d ‘Excellence Scientifique” from the INSERM, 2010-2014 and the PEDR from the INSERM on 2016 for 4 years.
Dr. Olivier Godeaux is a seasoned biopharmaceutical industry executive with a proven track record in advancing drug candidates through all phases of development to regulatory approval and commercial launch. Dr. Godeaux held various senior positions in clinical development at fast-growing biotechnology companies, clinical research organisations and global pharmaceutical companies such as Johnson & Johnson, GSK and UCB, where he led several complex, large-scale Phase III clinical studies involving 1,000+ patients in Europe, US and Japan. Olivier Godeaux received both his Doctor of Medicine and his Master in Public Health degrees from the Université Catholique de Louvain (UCLouvain), Belgium. As Chief Medical Officer of Bone Therapeutics S.A., Olivier Godeaux is responsible for the development and execution of the Company’s clinical development strategy, advancing its late-stage products through clinical development towards commercialisation, while playing a crucial role in the interactions with regulatory authorities, clinical experts and key opinion leaders.
Dr. Aouatef Bellamine earned her Ph.D. in life science with honors from the University of Sorbonne in France. She is a pioneer in the field of lipid metabolism where she was the first to purify and characterize enzymes involved in cholesterol synthesis in Mycobacterium tuberculosis. Her research brought her from academia (Vanderbilt University) to industry where she led a program at Bristol-Myers Squibb looking at lip dystrophy resulting from the use of protease inhibitors and anti-psychotic drugs. Later on at BMS, she joined the metabolic disease team where she contributed to the launch of several diabetic drugs. She also led a work stream looking at the attributes of DPP-4 inhibitors and their beneficial effects on cardiovascular outcomes, as part of the SAVOR trial. Currently at Lonza, Dr. Bellamine is a leading member of the R&D organization in the Consumer Health and Nutrition Business Unit, where she is involved in the research and clinical development of the Nutrition portfolio. She has a proven track record and has authored over 25 peer reviewed articles and book chapters in the fields of lipid metabolism, endocrinology and Nutrition. She also authored several patents both in the US and Europe. She has been invited as a lecturer in many scientific conferences and has been involved in several advisory boards as a spokesperson. Dr. Bellamine is a member of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the American Society of Nutrition, the Council for Responsible Nutrition as a senior member, the American Diabetes Association and the Society of Toxicology.
Zehra Gok Metin has completed her PhD from Hacettepe University Faculty of Nursing, Turkey and postdoctoral studies from University of Alabama, USA. Gok Metin is currently working an assistant professor in Medical Nursing Department at Faculty of Nursing of Hacettepe University. Her research interests include Rheumatoid Arthritis, symptom management, and complementary and alternative approaches. Gok Metin has conducted several high quality clinical trials, has published more than 20 papers in reputed journals, and has been serving as an editorial board member of reputed journals.
Dr. Zhang Peng had degree of Clinical Medicine of Bone and studied from well-known orthopedic experts Dai Kerong academicians, mainly engaged in the experimental study of the pathogenesis and treatment of rheumatoid arthritis; During his postdoctoral research in Zhejiang university, he received the first class aid of postdoctoral fellowship; Then, he entered the Chinese University of Hong Kong Department of bone trauma continue to engage in bone and joint Study on mechanism of inflammation and its transformation and application.
Dr. Noguchi, Osamu graduated Nippon Medical College in 1975 and move to Musashino Red Cross Hospital (Tokyo), and studied practical Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, Surgery and Anesthesiology under the position of medical intern for three years. After that, he completed the postgraduate course of Keio University with specialty of Rheumatology in 1980, while he worked at Murayama Byouin National Sanatorium as the head physician of the third branch of Internal Medicine. I also studied Nephrology, Tuberculosis and Thermo logy during this era. He took the post of Director at Takato-Machi Osafuji Clinic in Nagano Prefecture, Japan in 1989. And he opened Gennoki Clinic with the specialty of Rheumatology in the area of Ina City in 1997.
Prof. Snezna Sodin-Semrl completed her PhD at the University of Illinois at Chicago, USA and postdoctoral studies at the same institution, with an Arthritis Foundation Fellowship. She received a Marie Curie-International Reintegration Grant, with which she returned to the University Medical Center in Ljubljana, Slovenia, where she is currently leader of the National Research Programme “Systemic Autoimmune Diseases”. She has published more than 60 original and review scientific articles and book chapters and is regularly called upon, as an expert to evaluate Horizon 2020 grant proposals.
Dr. Dar has completed her PhD from the Department of Anatomy, Tel-Aviv University, Israel. She is a physiotherapist in her Bachler degree (B.PT). She is working as a physiotherapist in "Wingate Institute" which is the national institute for physical education and sport in Israel. She is a full member in the Physical Therapy Department in Haifa University, Israel. Her research focuses on the musculoskeletal system in order to better understand function, injuries and treatment. Her research deals with the basic anatomy of the structure in addition to physical therapy and rehabilitation. She has published more than 50 papers in reputed journals.
Bahram Bodaghi, MD, PHD, FEBO Is Professor Of Ophthalmology At Sorbonne University In Paris, France. He Is A Board Member Of The Foresight Hospital University Institute And Serves As Vice President Of The French Society Of Ophthalmology. He Chairs The National University Council Of Ophthalmology Since 2013 And Is Actively Involved In Undergraduate And Postgraduate Teaching Programs At The University Of Paris. He Has Been Elected President Of The International Ocular Inflammation Society. During The Last Decade, He Mainly Focused His Efforts In The Understanding Of Infectious Agents Associated With Different Forms Of Intraocular Inflammation But Also New Therapeutic Strategies In Autoimmune Uveitis.
Dr Norah Algarni is a Saudi Family Medicine Doctor. Graduated from King Abdulaziz University Medical school at 2011. Working at King Fahad Armed Forces Hospital ( Family & preventive Medicine ) department since 2012.
Pablo Costa Cortêz has completed his MSc, from Federal University of Amazonas (UFAM)/ Brazil, PhD student from Program of Basic and Applied Immunology of the UFAM. He is a physiotherapist and professor of Northern University Center, is specialized in physiotherapy orthopedic trauma and intensive care units, works as a research in the lines of evaluation of the functionality, quality of life and lung function of individuals with Rheumatoid Arthritis and Parkinson.
Dr. Pennington is a board certified Orthopedic Surgeon with sub- specialty certification in sports medicine. He completed medical school and orthopedic residency training at the Medical College of Wisconsin. His fellowship training in shoulder and knee reconstruction was completed at the California Pacific Medical Center in San Francisco, CA. He is a partner in The Orthopedic Institute of Wisconsin and a founding member of Midwest Orthopedic Specialty Hospital. His primary scope of practice is all aspects of shoulder reconstruction via arthroscopic and open reconstruction methods. He has numerous publications and presentations pertaining to shoulder reconstruction.
Yahia Falih Mohammad is a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon . Chairman of Continuous Medical Education in Al Diwaniya Teaching Hospital. Head of CME and Training and Development Center Al Diwaniya Health Office .Lecturer in Al Diwaniya College of Medicine. Lecturer in Al Diwaniya College of Sport Education. Head of Iraqi Union of Sport Medicine. Supervised PHD researches/ thesis for post graduates.
T. V. Serebryak he defended his thesis at the research Institute of traumatology and orthopedics named after R. R. Vreden, the doctor the traumatologist-orthopedist, researcher at the Department of biomechanical research of the Federal state budgetary institution "Federal scientific center of rehabilitation of the disabled named after G. A. Albrecht" of the Ministry of labour and social protection of the Russian Federation.
Ash Harkara is a founder director of VOLMO LTD. Ash completed his PhD from University Pune and Postdoctoral Studies from school of EE, University of Leeds, UK. Ash has twenty years of experience in industry and academics . He has written number of papers in reputed journals and also presented papers in number of international conferences. Since last ten years Ash has been working in medical image processing and patient specific implants
Paivi Miettunen is an Associate Professor and Pediatric Rheumatologist in the Division of Pediatric Rheumatology at the Alberta Children’s Hospital and the Cumming School of Medicine, University of Calgary. She is Clinical Investigator at the McCaig Institute and University of Calgary. Her research interests are in use of pamidronate in bone diseases, macrophage activation syndrome and rare auto-immune and auto-inflammatory diseases. She is a member of large international research groups in pediatric inflammatory diseases, including Pediatric Rheumatology International Research Organization (PRINTO), Childhood Arthritis and Related Research (CARRA), Steroid Induced Osteoporosis in Pediatric Patients (STOPP).
Bandar Ahmed, male, orthopedic surgeon, graduated from the college of medicine, King Saud University in 2012. Associate Consultant Orthopedic Surgeon at King Saud Medical City Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, Saudi Board in Orthopedic Surgery (2014-2018) A resident of The Year (2016-2017) in Orthopedic Training Program, Ministry of National Guard- Health Affairs, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Chapter leader for sport medicine and upper extremity in Saudi Orthopedic Surgery Program Residents Educational Activity 2017, Chapter leader for sport medicine in Saudi Orthopedic Surgery Program Residents Educational Activity 2018 Speaker in the 1st Arthroscopy and Sport Medicine meeting of Saudi Orthopedic Association in Riyadh , KSA , February 2018 Speaker in the 2nd Sport Surgery meeting of Saudi Orthopedic Association in Riyadh, KSA, April 2019
H. John Visser is the residency director of the SSM Health DePaul Hospital Foot and Ankle Surgery Program in St. Louis, Missouri. Dr. Visser completed his DPM degree at the Ohio College of Podiatric Medicine and has been a residency director for over the past 30 years. Dr Visser is also an adjunct faculty member of Washington University Department of Orthopedics and a fellow of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeon as well as an honorary member of the German Society of Foot and Ankle Surgeons.
Manizheh has completed her doctor of Physiotherapy (DPT) from National University of Medical Sciences, Spain. She has been working as the representative of physiotherapists and physicians in Iranian Medical Council for ten years. She is currently managing her own Physiotherapy clinic and has evaluated, examined and managed thousands of rheumatologic and orthopedic patients. Her area of interest is on orthopedic conditions. She has been awarded as the best physiotherapist in Iran in 2016.
Vaso Kecojevic has completed his residency of orthopaedic surgery and traumatology in 2002. at Medical Faculty, University of Novi Sad, Serbia. He is the president of ASTAS (Association for Sports Traumatology and Artroscopy of Serbia), member of EBOT Writing Committee, member of ESSKA Education Commity 2010.-2014., member of ESSKA Arthroscopy Committee 2014.-2016., rewiewer in Journal of Clinical Orthopaedics and Trauma. He has published chapters in 7 books, and more than 10 papers in journals and has several oral presentations at national and international meetings.
Naoto Saito has completed his PhD from Shinshu University, Japan. He is the director of Institute for Biomedical Sciences, Interdisciplinary Cluster for Cutting Edge Research, Shinshu University.
Dr Falso MV received his degree in Medicine in 1999 and his specialization in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation in 2004 from the University of Medicine of Verona (Italy). This was followed by a post-specialization research on the management of spasticity and movement disorders at the Department of Neurological Sciences and Vision of the University of Verona (Italy), by using botulinum toxin and baclofen pumps and analyzing motor patterns with video-surface EMG. He is a Professor at the Physiotherapist School of the Medicine University of Brescia (Italy) and a past-member of the Italian Consensus Table on the use of Xeomin in adult spasticity. In his career he also promoted the use of innovative dynamic carbon-kevlar custom made AFO (DAFONS), innovative postural devices in patients affected by neurological complex postural needs, the device treatment of idiopathic scoliosis by using an innovative dynamic spine brace called “BRIXIA” and the device treatment of gait disorders by using an innovative dynamic carbon Kevlar foot insole called “PRODYNAMIC”