Organizing Committee

Zhenhuan Liu- Pediatrics Conference- Episirus Member

Prof. Zhenhuan Liu
Professor of Pediatrics, Pediatric Acupuncturist, Ph.D.tutor
Nanhai Maternity Children’s Hospital Affiliated to Guangzhou University of Chinese Medicine, China

He has been engaged in pediatric clinical and child rehabilitation for 40 years. Led the rehabilitation team to treat more than 40,000 cases of children with intellectual disability, cerebral palsy and autism from China and more than 20 countries including France, the US, Japan, U. K, Germany,etc. More than 26800 children’s deformity returned to school and society and became self-sufficient.The rehabilitation effect ranks the international advanced level.He is one of the most famous pediatric neurological and rehabilitation specialists in integrated traditional Chinese and Western medicine in China.He has been influential in pediatric neuroscience, pediatric rehabilitation, and traditional medicine throughout the world.

He has edited 10 books, including Early Intervention Training for Children’s Brain Development, Rehabilitation Training Atlas for Children with Motor Retardation, Practical Acupuncture and moxibustion Science Atlas for Children (Chinese-English control), and Family Rehabilitation Guide for Children with Cerebral palsy. He has published 268 papers in international and Chinese medical journals.

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Professor LEUNG Ting Fan
Alice Ho Miu Ling Nethersole Charity, Foundation Professor of Paediatrics, Department of PaediatricsFaculty of Medicine, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

Professor Leung is a professor in Department of Paediatrics at The Chinese University of Hong Kong, and a Visiting Professor of the Central South University in mainland China.  Professor Leung is a Co-Chair of Microbiome and Biodiversity Committee of Asia Pacific Association of Allergy, Asthma and Clinical Immunology and Immediate Past President of Hong Kong Society for Paediatric Immunology, Allergy and Infectious Diseases.  He has published more than 420 articles in peer-reviewed journals and his main research interests include natural history, novel diagnostics, genetics and host-microbe interactions of allergic diseases.

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Dr. Ricardo Iramain MD
Full Professor of Clinical Pediatrics, Clinical  Hospital- National University of Asuncion, Chief of  Emergency Department Director of Post-graduate Pediatric Emergentology of National University Asunción-Paraguay

He is a Consultant Pediatrician PhD, FIAP, MBBS, DCH, PGDAP, PGDMLS and the First practicing Pediatrician in Maharashtra, India to be awarded Ph.D from MUHS. He was the national chairperson IAP growth, development and behavioral pediatrics chapter 2014-15. He is currently practicing as a developmental pediatrician with special interest in developmental & behavioural pediatrics and also special interest in adolescent pediatrics, at chiranjiv clinic, India. He is an active member of  Indian Academy of Pediatrics (IAP). He participated as speaker at many international professional meetings. He published 12 research papers & articles in index national journals on growth development and behavioral pediatrics.

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Dr. Swarupa Panda
Professor, Department Of Paediatrics, S.C.B. Medical College and Hospital, Cuttack, Odisha, India

Dr. Swarupa Panda is an esteemed academician with over 17 years of teaching experience at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels. With a keen eye for mentorship, Dr. Panda serves as a recognized assessor for both UG and PG programs, guiding students through their academic pursuits. Each year, she dedicates her expertise to mentoring three postgraduates through their theses, nurturing their growth as scholars. Beyond the classroom, Dr. Panda actively contributes to the medical community as a speaker and chairperson at numerous State and National Continuing Medical Education (CME) conferences. Her scholarly endeavors are underscored by 27 publications in various esteemed national and international journals. In the realm of research, Dr. Panda has served as Principal Investigator and Co-Principal Investigator on several funded projects under prestigious institutions like ICMR, IISER, and MRU. A dedicated professional, she holds life memberships in esteemed organizations including the Indian Academy of Pediatrics (IAP), Indian Society of Gastroenterology (ISG), and Indian National Association of Study of Liver (INASL). Notably, Dr. Panda’s contributions extend to her role as a member of the National Task Force for the Mission Program on Pediatric Rare Genetic Disorders (PRaGeD), highlighting her commitment to advancing medical knowledge and practice.

Sandra L J Johnson

Dr. Sandra L J Johnson
Consultant Paediatrician, Child Development Paediatrics and
Clinical Academic, Faculty of Medicine & Health Sciences, University of Sydney, Australia

Sandra Johnson is consultant paediatrician in private practice and clinical academic at the University of Sydney. Sandra was Royal Australasian College of Physicians (RACP) representative on the Australian National Children’s Digital Health Collaborative, is member of RACP Digital Health Advisory Group, and is RACP representative to Australian Institute of Digital Health.

Sandra has studied AI in healthcare over the past 10 years and she has published peer reviewed articles on AI. She has a textbook on Child Development, and she has written chapters in textbooks on Legal Medicine and AI for healthcare.

She is fellow of the Royal Society of Medicine UK, Fellow of Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health UK, Fellow of Royal Australasian College of Physicians, Fellow of Australasian College of Legal Medicine and Honorary Fellow of American College of Legal Medicine. She was the President of the Australasian College of Legal Medicine in 2018 and 2019.

Prof. Sanjeev Kumar Digra

Prof. Sanjeev Kumar Digra
Professor of Pediatrics, SMGS Hospital, Government Medical College, Jammu, India

Prof. Sanjeev Kumar Digra has completed his MBBS, DCH and MD from University of Jammu, Jammu and Kashmir, India. He is Professor of Pediatrics, SMGS Hospital, Government Medical College, Jammu and is Coordinator Thalassemia Day Care Centre since 2008. After doing a short-term training in Pediatric Hematology-Oncology at PGIMER Chandigarh India, he established a Pediatric Hematology Oncology ward in his department in 2011. He is Executive Board Member of Indian Academy of Pediatrics (IAP) for the year 2019 and 2024. Fellowship was conferred upon him by International Medical Science Academy in 2023. He has over 32 publications in international and national referred journals that have been cited over 152 times, and his publication H-index is 06 and has been serving as an editorial board member of some reputed Journals. He has received major research project entitled “Mission Program on Pediatrics Rare Genetic Disorders” funded by DBT, Govt. of India.

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Dr. Winston Price, MD
FAAP, FACPE  Associate Professor Pediatrics, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine- SGA/ Moultrie, GA, USA

Winston Price, M.D., FAAP is a board-certified pediatrician and a past president of the National Medical Association He earned his MD from Cornell University Medical College and completed residency at the Weill-Cornell Medical Center-Sloan Kettering Medical Center in NYC.
Dr. Price serves as the President & Chair for the National African American Drug Policy Coalition; Chair of the Southwest Georgia Area Health Education Center (SOWEGA-AHEC); Chief Technology & Information Officer for the W. Montague COBB/NMA Health Institute which is a think tank addressing disparities in healthcare, equity in clinical research participation and  fostering pathways for students-> early career scientists; and a member on the Medical Society Consortium on Climate and Health Steering Committee.
He is an Associate Professor of Pediatrics at the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine and an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at the Medical College of Georgia. Dr. Price also practices clinical medicine serving a SW population in Georgia with a focus on preventive care and health equity initiatives.

Dr. Monika Kaushal
MD (PGIMER Chd), DM (AIIMS New Delhi), FRCPCH, FNNF

Dr. Monika Kaushal, MD (PGIMER Chd), DM (AIIMS New Delhi), FRCPCH, FNNF, with a diploma from Southampton University and a UK fellowship. Recognized with the Young Scientist Award at the Asia Oceania Conference, her expertise extends globally. As Chief of Neonatology, Medical Director, and Consultant Pediatrician & Neonatologist, she leads the Pediatrics & Neonatology Department at Emirates Specialty Hospital DHCC and the Iranian Hospital. Dr. Kaushal’s impactful journey is distinguished by publications in esteemed journals, chapters in influential books, and an unwavering commitment to advancing pediatric healthcare, making her a beacon in the field.

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Prof Nandita Chattopadhyay
Professor of Paediatrics, MGM Medical College, India
Chairperson, UNMESH Child Development Foundation and Director, UDBHAAS Child Development Centre, India

Dr. Nandita Chattopadhyay is a dedicated Professor with 26 years of experience in Pediatrics. As a seasoned educator, she excels in developing engaging lectures and crafting effective lesson plans to facilitate student learning. Her expertise spans developmental pediatrics and medical education technology, areas where she has made significant contributions. Dr. Chattopadhyay’s professional skills include student engagement, curriculum development, and research. In her roles as Professor & Head at MGM Medical College and previously at IQ City Medical College, she led initiatives to enhance the educational experience. Additionally, her commitment extends to child development advocacy, evident through her leadership as Director of Udbhaas Child Development Centre and Chairperson of Unmesh Child Development Foundation. With numerous publications and contributions to academia, Dr. Chattopadhyay continues to inspire both students and colleagues alike.

Prof. Dr Muhammad Riaz ul Haq

He did his Fellowship  ( FCPS) in the subject of Paed.surgery in  2001 from College of Physicians and Surgeons Pakistan, Fellowship of European  Board in Paed.surgery (FEBPS) in 2008  (UK), Visiting Fellowship from Nationwide  Children Hospital Columbus Ohio (2008), and became Fellow of American College of Surgeons  in October 2021. He worked in Pakistan and Saudi Arabia in different Teaching Hospitals  as a consultant. At present he is working as Professor and Head of Paed.Surgery in Sahiwal Medical College and Sahiwal Teaching Hospital , Pakistan. He has many research papers in national and international journals. His areas of special interest are Neonatal surgery, Hypospadias, Anorectal malformations and Hirschsprungs disease.

Our Previous Committee Members

TAMBOLI  SUCHIT SURESH OCM Pediatrics 2023WPC conference

Dr Suchit Suresh Tamboli

Dr. Suchit Suresh Tamboli is a Consultant Pediatrician PhD, FIAP, MBBS, DCH, PGDAP, PGDMLS and the First practicing Pediatrician in Maharashtra, India to be awarded Ph.D from MUHS. He was the national chairperson IAP growth, development and behavioral pediatrics chapter 2014-15. He is currently practicing as a developmental peadiatrician with special interest in developmental & behavioural pediatrics and also special interest in adolescent pediatrics, at chiranjiv clinic, India. He is an active member of  Indian Academy of Pediatrics (IAP). He participated as speaker at many international professional meetings. He published 12 research papers & articles in index national journals on growth development and behavioral pediatrics.

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Dr Deborah Laufer

Dr Deborah Laufer is a Gyeneacologist- Obstetrician and also an Endocrinology Gyneacologist. She has done her Fellowship in Children and Adolescent Gyneacology at FIGIJ (International Federetion of Infantile and Adolescent Gyneacology). She was the Past president and actual member of the Board of SUGIA ( Uruguayan Adolescent Gyneacology Society). She is the Member of the Board of Adolescent Committee of the Ururguayan Pediatric Society and also a Member of the Board of FIGIJ. She is the Vice Director of the IFEPAG exam of FIGIJ.

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Dr Yueyang Li

Yueyang Li completed her Medical degree from Department of Medicine, Clinical Medicine, Anhui University of Technology, China. She did her M.S in Pediatrics from Xuzhou Medical University. She completed her PhD in Pediatrics from Soochow University. She is currently the Chief Physician of Jiangnan University, Hospital.

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Dr. Ricardo Iramain

He is a Full Professor of Pediatrics in National University in Paraguay. He is currently the Chief of Pediatric Emergency Department of Clinical Hospital in Paraguay

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Dr Hadar Yardeni

Dr Hadar Yardeni is a Medical Doctor and an Expert in Pediatrics from Israeli Ministry of Health Jerusalem Israel. She is currently the Head of department for child development and rehabilitee and Medical consultant in The National Insurance Institute in Jerusalem, Israel. She has done her MHA from School of Public Health Granted on 2006 in Haifa University, Haifa. She has MA, LL.M. in Health and Bio-Ethics Law Granted on 2013 from Haifa University, Haifa. She was rewarded with many awards and has done may volunttary services to the public.

2021 Organizing Committee Member

Dr ELvia Badell Madrid

Elvia Badell Madrid completed her Medical Surgeon degree from Zulia University. She is the Pediatrics puericulture of the School of Medicine, Dr. José María Vargas, Central University of Venezuela (UCV). She has master degree in Medical Management DEUS Ce Face (Center for Studies of the Faculty of Administration of the Venezuelan Central University ) UCV. She is currently the professor of Pediatrics and Child Care at the School of Medicine Dr. José María Vargas UCV. She is the Executive Secretary of the Venezuelan Society of Child Care and Pediatrics (SVPP) 2021-2023 and also the Executive Secretary of the National Commission for Human Breastfeeding of the SVPP Venezuelan society of childcare and pediatrics. 2021-2023. She is Courtesy Guest of the National Academy of Medicine. She is the Medical Director of the Center for Pediatrics Dr. Carlos Hernández Acosta, C.A.

Dr Rosana Marina Flores

Dr Rosana Flores has completed her medical degree at Universidad de Buenos Aires (UBA), Argentina, at the age of 25 years. She further specialized in pediatrician and pediatric dermatology. She is currently working at JM Penna hospital and at the British Hospital, in Argentina. She is the present Secretary of the dermatology committee of the Argentinian Society of Pediatrics.

Dr Marcos Roberto Tovani Palone

Marcos Roberto Tovani Palone completed his MSc from the Hospital for Rehabilitation of Craniofacial Anomalies, University of São Paulo, Brazil, and PhD in Experimental Pathology from Ribeirão Preto Medical School, University of São Paulo, Brazil. He is DDS, specialist in pediatric dentistry, syndromes and craniofacial anomalies, and health management.  He has published more than 50 papers in reputed journals and has been serving as an editorial board member of 50 journals. Presently, he is editor of Electronic Journal of General Medicine, Modestum Ltd, United Kingdom.

2020 Organizing Committee Members

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Dr Kyaw Zin Wai

Kyaw Zin Wai, MMedSc (Paed), MRCPCH (UK), DrMedSc (Paed), is a Clinical Professor and Incharge of Paediatric Intensive Care Unit, Yankin Children Hospital.  He has been working as a pediatrician specialized in intensive care since 1995 after getting Australian College of Pediatrics’ Travelling Fellowship in 1994.  For this fellowship degree, he learned Pediatric Intensive Care in Royal Alexandra Hospital for Children, Camperdown, New South Wales.  Dr. Kyaw Zin Wai’s another expertise is treating children with Dengue Hemorrhagic Fever and involved in many clinical studies related to Dengue Shock Syndrome. In addition to his clinical work on Dengue and Intensive Care, he also contributed “Pediatric Management Guideline on Dengue Virus Infection” to Myanmar Pediatric Society.  He received his undergraduate degree from University of Medicine 1, Yangon.  He had his doctorate degree in 2013 and his publication was “Effectiveness of colloid (gelofusine) in the initial resuscitation of dengue severe shock”.

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Dr Mohammed Naeem

Dr. Mohammed Naeem MD FAAP FCCP completed his MD, pediatric residency and pediatric critical care fellowship in 1992, 1995 and 1998 respectively from Columbia University New York and UCLA California. He achieved designation of fellow of American academy of pediatrics- FAAP and then honored by American college of chest physicians- one of very few pediatric intensivists having FCCP. He has 21 plus years’ experience as ped intensivist consultant plus administrative and teaching roles. He is assistant professor of pediatrics, chairperson of safety reporting system in 400-bed children hospital, certified trained by Canadian institute of patient safety, Editorial board member of reputed journals and chairperson of PICU research group. An accomplished teacher, delivering courses of American heart association, Canadian heart and stroke foundation, medical/ nursing/ pharmacy colleges, post graduate training institute and international research center.

2019 Organizing Committee Members

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Dr. Claude Billeaud

Claude Billeaud received his MD degree from the Medical University of Bordeaux ( France) in 1979 after a graduation in human cytogenetics (1976). He then studied pediatrics and has been the Clinical Assistant Director of Bordeaux University in the departments of Pediatrics, Neonatology and Intensive Care since 1983. He currently serves as a pediatrician in the neonatal unit at the Children’s Hospital of Bordeaux, as a scientific manager of Bordeaux-Marmande human milk bank, as a lecturer and head of research (HDR : Habilitation to direct research) in neonatal nutrition at the Medical University of Bordeaux. His particular interest in research led him to graduate in Biology and Health (1988, Bordeaux), be awarded a master in statistics applied to clinical research ( 1991, Montreal) and complete a PhD in nutrition and food science (2000, Bordeaux). Along his career he has often been invited as a guest professor specialised in nutrition and neonatology in various universities abroad ( Montreal, Corrientes in Argentina). Over the last 35 years, he has been an active member of different scientific organisations, either French, European or American, specialised in perinatal medicine (neonatology, pediatrics and nutrition).

In this instance, he has served as the President of the Association for Pediatric Education in Europe (A.P.E.E) since 2008 and behalf APEE he is Member of European Academy of Paediatrics (EAP). He has also been very involved in the French human milk banking association (ADLF) for more than 10 years, sharing his academic knowledge focused in nutrition and his long clinical experience in neonatology.
He is currently carrying out several researches on the composition of human milk. As an expert in nutrition and perinatal medicine, he is also the author and co-author of numerous scientific publications. 

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Dr. Miho Watanabe

Miho has completed her surgical residency training from Tsukuba university, Japan, and her research/subspecialty fellowship training from Children Hospital of Philadelphia, and Cincinnati Childrens Hospital Medical Center, USA. She received her PhD from Tsukuba University, Japan, and her Master Degree from University of Pennsylvania, USA. She is currently assistant professor of the University of Tokyo Hospital, Japan. Her research interest is about tissue engineering for fetal anomalies.

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Dr. N.C.K Reddy

N.C.K Reddy has acquired postgraduate & higher qualifications from Premier Institutes, PGIMER & AIIMS.  He started department of Pediatric Surgery at Rangaraya Medical College, Kakinada, Andhra Pradesh, India. He had organized Neonatal Surgical & Intensive Care Units at Niloufer Hospital & Institute of Child Health, Hyderabad and Organized 36 bed pediatric surgery specialty with twin-theatres, Neonatal surgical I.C.U, Post-operative peiatric surgical I.C.U; at Praanadah specialty hospital, Madhapur, Hi-tech city area, Hyderabad.

Currently, he is a consultant at Praanadah Hospital & Nice Children Hospital.

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Dr. Dyah Kanya Wati

Dyah Kanya Wati did her Ph.D from University of Indonesia Faculty of Medicine, Jakarta, Indonesia. Presently she is Pediatric Critical Care Consultant at Medical Faculty Udayana University, Bali-Indonesia. She has attended many national and international conferences and honoured with many awards. She has many publications.

Dr. Youseef Habib

Dr. Youssef Habib received his MBBCh degree from Mansoura University in 2004 and his MD degree in chest disease from the Alexandria University in 2017. He is a police officer physician in Alexandria police hospital, a vice President of chest department. He has attended many national and international conferences as an invited moderator and a speaker. He has many publications. He is the editor in many national and international journals.