This two-day course will be held in Xiamen City in China on the 27th and 28th July 2019. The course director is Dr Xiaohong Zhong, and will be conducted in Chinese with English translation for international speakers.

The following members of the ISUOG International faculty will be speaking at the course:

Dr Simon Meagher is a consultant obstetrician gynaecologist at the Mercy hospital for Women and honorary senior lecturer department of Obstetrics and gynaecology, Monash University, Melbourne. He served as medical Director of  Monash IVF /Ultrasound for Women for over 20 years.  His previous appointments also included Council Member, Australian Society for Ultrasound in Medicine (ASUM), Chairman Standards of Practice Committee (ASUM) , executive board member and examiner for the Diploma in Diagnostic Ultrasound (ASUM ) and Chairman of the Melbourne Sonologists group.

Notable Publications: He has published over 60 peer review articles.

Rightward convexity of the great vessel arising from the anterior ventricle: a novel fetal marker for transposition of the great arteries. Menahem S, Rotstein A, Meagher S. Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol. 2013 Feb;41(2):168-71. doi: 10.1002/uog.11171.

The aqueduct of Sylvius: a sonographic landmark for neural tube defects in the first trimester. Finn M, Sutton D, Atkinson S, Ransome K, Sujenthiran P, Ditcham V, Wakefield P, Meagher S. Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol. 2011 Dec;38(6):640-5.

Country: Australia

Field: Obstetrics; Gynecology

Specialties: Fetal anomaly screening 1T & 2T; fetal echocardiography T1 and T2; gynecological ultrasound.

Languages: English

"It is an honour to be appointed as ambassador to ISUOG for the Asia pacific region and I am committed to supporting and enhancing ISUOG’s membership across the region. I will continue with my commitment to education in the Asia pacific via conducting regular practical interactive symposia both locally and overseas.”

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Prof. Fang Yang is Professor and Director of Fetal Medicine Center of NanFang Hospital in China. She is a subspecialist in Maternal and Fetal Medicine. She gained her PhD degree in Maternal & Fetal Medicine from the University of Hong Kong. She was trained in the subspecialty of fetal medicine in Fetal Medicine Centre, Birmingham Women's Hospital in UK. She is the official Chinese interpreter for ISUOG guidelines translation.

Notable publications: 
3D birth weight prediction by fractional thigh volume at term gestation in a Chinese population 
Authors: F. Yang, K.Y.Leung, Y. W.Hou, Y. Yuan, M.H.Tang. Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology 2011;38:425-433

Traditional karyotyping versus copy number variation sequencing for detection of chromosomal abnormalities associated with spontaneous miscarriage 
Authors: Lui S, Song L, Cram DS, Xiong L, Wang K, Wu R, Liu J, Deng K, Jia B, Zhong M, Yang F *(correspond author).Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology 2015;46: 472–477

Country: China

Field: MFM

Specialties: Fetal anomalies, fetal growth restriction, fetal interventional procedure, multiple pregnancy

Languages: Mandarin, Cantonese, English

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