Congress chairs

Country: Australia

Field: Gynecology

Specialties: Gynecological ultrasound; early pregnancy

Language: English

 

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Country: Singapore

Field: Obstetrics

Specialties: Fetal Anomaly screening 1st trimester; Fetal Anomaly screening 2nd trimester; Fetal biometry and wellbeing; Aneuploidies; Fetal heart; Fetal growth restriction; Multiple pregnancy; 3D and 4D ultrasound

Languages: English; Chinese (Mandarin)

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Scientific committee

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.

 

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Country: Australia

Field: Gynecology

Specialties: Gynecological ultrasound; early pregnancy

Language: English

 

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Country: Australia

Field: Obstetrics and reproduction

Specialities: Fetal Anomaly Screening T1 & T2; Aneuploidy; Fetal Anomalies; Maternal and Fetal Doppler; Fetal Growth Restriction; Preeclampsia; Preterm Delivery; 1st trimester screening including NIPT and Pre-Eclampsia; ultrasound in reproduction.

Languages: English, Portuguese
 

Dr Fabricio da Silva Costa (MD, PhD, FRANZCOG, DDU, COGU, Diploma in Fetal Medicine, FMF-London, UK) graduated in Medicine in 1995. He was awarded a PhD in 2001 from the University of Sao Paulo, Brazil for Doppler studies in the prediction of pre-eclampsia. In 2005, Dr Costa became an Associate Professor in Obstetrics and Gynaecology and in 2014, he became Clinical Associate Professor in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Melbourne.
In 2009, Dr Costa moved to Australia and worked at the Royal Women’s Hospital (University of Melbourne Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology) for 7 years.
Currently he is the Medical Director of Monash Ultrasound for Women, Adj. Associate Professor at the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Monash University and a Consultant Sonologist at the Monash Medical Centre in Melbourne.
Dr Costa’s clinical and research interests focus on the use of ultrasound in maternal-fetal medicine, especially pre-eclampsia, fetal growth restriction and preterm labour. In addition, he has special interest in first trimester screening, including non-invasive prenatal testing (NIPT).

Notable Publications: 

First Trimester Maternal Ophthalmic Artery Doppler Analysis For Prediction Of Pre-Eclampsia. Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol. 2014 Feb 20. doi: 10.1002/uog.13338.

New directions in the prediction of pre-eclampsia. Aust N Z J Obstet Gynaecol. 2014 Apr;54(2):101-7. doi: 10.1111/ajo.12151.

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ISUOG Committees and Working Groups: Perinatal Doppler and Vascular Focus Group (Chair), Editorial Board of UOG, Safety Committee, Simulation Task Force, Scientific Committee

Country: UK

Field: Obstetrics

Specialties: Fetal anomaly screening T2; fetal biometry and wellbeing; aneuploidies; fetal anomalies; fetal growth restriction; maternal and fetal Doppler; preeclampsia; safety of ultrasound

Language: English


Christoph Lees is a Maternal-Fetal Medicine subspecialist, Consultant Obstetrician and Head of Fetal Medicine at Imperial College London where he is Clinical Reader. He is visiting Professor, KU Leuven, Belgium, was RCOG inaugural National Ultrasound Officer 2010-2013 and Vice Chairman, RCOG Subspecialty Committee 2011-2013. His research focuses on pre-eclampsia, cardiovascular adaptation, Doppler, intra-uterine growth restriction and non-invasive fetal surgery.

 

 

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Aris Papageorghiou holds the following positions within ISUOG's Board and committee's

  • Trustee and Board member
  • Honorary Secretary 
  • Chair, ISUOG Bids Committee
  • Vice Chair, ISUOG Scientific Committee
  • Member of the ISUOG Executive Committee
  • Member of the Finance Committee
  • Member of the UOG Editorial Board
  • Member of the Basic Training Task Force
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ISUOG Committees and Working Groups: Editor of UOG, Clinical Standards Committee, Fetal MRI Focus Group, Scientific Committee

Prof Laurent J SALOMON, MD, PhD is a senior consultant in the Department of Obstetrics and Fetal Medicine at Necker-Enfants-Malades Hospital and full professor at Paris Descartes University.Laurent is an associate director of a Master Degree in Prenatal Diagnosis and Fetal Medicine at Paris Descartes University. He is Editor of Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology. Laurent also serves on a regular basis as an expert for the National Agency for Biomedicine, French Health Authority and National Security Agency in Health Products, as well as for international research projects.

 

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Dirk Timmerman is professor in Obstetrics and Gynecology at KU Leuven, Belgium, and Clinical head of benign gynecology and early pregnancy UZ Leuven

Vice-chair of the Medical Council at the University Hospitals Leuven. Senior Clinical Investigator of the Scientific Research Fund (FWO) Flanders.

He is coordinator of the International Ovarian Tumor Analysis (IOTA) collaborative group including more than 50 centers for ovarian cancer diagnosis throughout the world. The IOTA group aims to develop new algorithms and liquid biopsies to diagnose and detect ovarian cancer and for optimal care of adnexal tumors (included patients n>22,500). InBev Baillet-Latour Prize for Clinical Research 2014 at the Royal Academy of Medicine, Belgium. Fellowship ad eundem from the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG, London, 2014). William J. Fry Memorial Lecture Award from the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine  2016 at AIUM Annual Convention, New York.

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ISUOG Committees and Working Groups: Outreach Committee

Dr George SH Yeo is a Fetal Medicine specialist at the KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital (KKH), Singapore. He graduated in Medicine at the University of Singapore in 1975, became a Fellow of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists, London, in 1996 and a fellow of College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists, Singapore in 2004. He lead the development of Maternal Fetal Medicine subspecialty in KKH, is the head of obstetric ultrasound and prenatal diagnosis since 1993. He has special interest in and established the screening of beta Thalassaemia and the combined First Trimester Screening in Singapore.
Dr Yeo is professor of OBGYN at the Duke-NUS School of Medicine and Associate Clinical Professor at the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine. He is head of the Maternal Fetal Section of the College of Obstetricians & Gynaecologists, Singapore. He is a clinician with special interest is in Birth Defects screening and he has more than 160 papers in indexed journals , speaks regularly to schools, national and international conferences. He has a RG Score of 39.30 and Google Scholar citations of 5535. Publication list is found at: https://scholar.google.com.sg/citations?user=M05LxJMAAAAJ&hl=en&authuser=1

 

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Prof. Westerway was ASUM President 2014-2016 and has been a WFUMB Councilor since 2015. She is Adjunct Associate Professor in the School of Dentistry & Health Sciences in NSW Australia.

 

Local organising committee (LOC)
Arijit Biswas
Esther Low
Hak Koon Tan
Lay Kok Tan
Doreen Tan
Edwin Thia

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