The Executive Committee of ISUOG takes a critical role in helping the Board set policies and goals for the Society, and is delegated to act for the Board in some of the day-to-day activities of the Society, such as providing direction to the Executive Director.
ISUOG Committees and Working Groups: Bids Committee, CME Taskforce, Education Committee, Executive Committee, Finance Committee, Membership Development Committee, Outreach Committee
Specialties: Fetal anomaly screening T1 & T2; aneuploidies; fetal heart; fetal interventional procedures
Josh Copel is Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences and Pediatrics at Yale University School of Medicine. He is currently President of ISUOG and in addition, he is an active member of the society having served as Treasurer from 2007 to 2011, and is a part of several ISUOG Committees. He is also Past President of the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine and Past President of the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine.
Moore CL, Copel JA. Point-of-Care Ultrasonography. N Engl J Med 2011;364:749-757.
Werner EF, Han CS, Burd I, Lipkind HS, Copel JA, Bahtiyar MO, Thung SF. Evaluating the cost-effectiveness of prenatal surgery for myelomeningoceles: a decision analysis. Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol. 2012 Apr 18. doi: 10.1002/uog.11176.
ISUOG Committees and Working Groups: Education Committee (Chair), Patient Group Task Force (Chair), Basic Training Task Force, Editorial Board of UOG
C.M. (Katia) Bilardo is Professor of Fetal Medicine at UMCG in the Netherlands and is an expert on ultrasound and invasive prenatal diagnosis. Her areas of interest include Doppler Ultrasound, 1st trimester screening, fetal cardiology including heart function and fetal anomalies. Within ISUOG her activities include enhancing the didactic and scientific value of the Congress, expanding ISUOG's membership and developing a patient information and forum platform.
ISUOG Committees and Working Groups: Membership Development Committee (Chair), Editorial Board of UOG, Incoming Chair of Scientific Committee
Specialties: Fetal anomaly screening T1 & T2; fetal biometry and wellbeing; aneuploidies; fetal anomalies; fetal growth restriction; maternal and fetal Doppler; multiple pregnancy; preeclampsia; preterm delivery
ISUOG Committees and Working Groups: Finance Committee (Chair), Scientific Committee, Bids Committee
Tom Bourne is Adjunct Professor and research team lead at Imperial College and Consultant Gynaecologist at Queen Charlotte’s and Chelsea Hospital London. He is visiting Professor and consultant at KU Leuven in Belgium. He has a specialist interest in the management of early pregnancy complications, and the use of ultrasound for the assessment of gynaecological disorders. He is a medical advisor and trustee of the UK patient group, the Ectopic Pregnancy Trust. He is on the steering committee of the International Ovarian Tumor Analysis (IOTA) and International Endometrial Tumor Analysis (IETA) trials as well as a number of other trials in the UK.
ISUOG Committees and Working Groups: ISUOG President Elect, Finance Committee, Nominations Committee, Bids Committee, Membership Development Committee
Specialties: Fetal growth restriction; fetal interventional procedures; reproductive medicine
Dr Andrew Ngu is a Fellow of RANZCOG with a subspeciality in Ultrasound. Currently the Chairman of the Division of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Northern Health Epping and is a lecturer at the University of Melbourne. He is the principal of East Melbourne Ultrasound. He is also currently on the executive of the Australasian Society of Ultrasound in Medicine (ASUM). He is the Chairman of the Board of Examiners for DMU (Asia) and for DDU, by ASUM. He also served as President of ISUOG from 2014-2016.