WSPOS Scientific Bureau

Founding Co-Chairs

David B. Granet MD FACS FAAO FAAP USA

Anne F. Ratner Professor of Ophthalmology & Pediatrics; Director, Pediatric Ophthalmology & Adult Ocular Re-Alignment Services

Ratner Children’s Eye Center & Shiley Eye Center
University of California, San Diego, USA

Ken K. Nischal FRCOphth UK/USA

Professor of Ophthalmology, School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh

Director of Pediatric Ophthalmology, Strabismus and Adult Ocular Motility UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh and Eye Center Pittsburgh PA, UK/USA

Executive Bureau

David B. Granet MD FACS FAAO FAAP USA
Executive Director

Anne F. Ratner Professor of Ophthalmology & Pediatrics; Director, Pediatric Ophthalmology & Adult Ocular Re-Alignment Services; Ratner Children’s Eye Center & Shiley Eye Center, University of California, San Diego, USA

Dominique Bremond-Gignac, MD, PhD FRANCE
Non-executive Director

Professor of Ophthalmology, Head of Ophthalmology Department with Paediatric Subspecialty at University Necker-Enfants Malades Hospital and Paris V Rene Descartes University in Paris, Chief of CLAIROP Research Clinical Center and of Paris V Orthoptic Department.

Ken K. Nischal FRCOphth UK/USA
Executive Director

Professor of Ophthalmology, School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh; Director of Pediatric Ophthalmology, Strabismus and Adult Ocular Motility UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh and Eye Center Pittsburgh PA, UK/USA

Ramesh Kekunnaya MD, FRCS INDIA
Non-executive Director

Chief, Jasti V Ramanamma Children’s Eye Care Center,
Pediatric Ophthalmology, Strabismus & Neuroophthalmology,
L.V. Prasad Eye Institute (LVPEI), Hyderabad, Telangana, India.

Richard Hertle MD, FAAO, FACS, FAAP USA
Non-executive Director

Chief of Pediatric Ophthalmology, Director, Children’s Vision Center, Akron Children’s Hospital, 300 Locust Street, Suite 490, Akron, OH, 44302; Professor, Department of Surgery, College of Medicine,
Northeast Ohio Medical College

Scientific Bureau

Obituary: Professor Gail Stephenson

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Adedayo Adio FWACS, FMCOPHth,FCIA, FLVP NIGERIA

Consultant Pediatric Ophthalmologist & Strabismologist, Children’s eye clinic, Department of Ophthalmology, University of Port Harcourt teaching hospital, Rivers state, Nigeria;
Volunteer Ophthalmologist, TLEC rehabilitation Center for the Blind, Port Harcourt, Nigeria

Angela Fernandez COLOMBIA

Head Pediatric Ophthalmology and Adult Strabismus Section,Department of Ophthalmology,
Central Military Hospital Bogotá
Associate Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology, Pediatric Ophthalmology and Adult Strabismus, Nueva Granada Military University Bogotá
Associate Consultant Ophthalmology Department, Pediatric Ophthalmology and Adult Strabismus, Fundación Santa Fé de Bogotá, Bogotá – Colombia

Daisy Godts CO BELGIUM

Chief Orthoptist, Antwerp University Hospital , Department of Ophthalmology, Edegem, BELGIUM

Daniel Mojon MD, FEBO, EMHSA SWITZERLAND

Professor of Ophthalmology University of Bern, Switzerland;
Director Airport Medical Center Eye Clinic, Zürich, Switzerland

Daniel J. Salchow GERMANY

Department of Ophthalmology
M.D., Professor of Ophthalmology
Director, Pediatric Ophthalmology, Strabismus and
Neuroophthalmology
Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin
Department of Ophthalmology
Campus Virchow-Klinikum

Junhong Li MD Ph.D CHINA

Professor of Ophthalmology, Shanxi Medical University;
Medical Director, Senior Consultant, Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus, Shanxi Eye Hospital, China

Lionel Kowal AUSTRALIA

Director, Ocular Motility Clinic, Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital, Melbourne
Senior Fellow, University of Melbourne Department of Ophthalmology.

Lotte Welinder DENMARK

MD, FEBO, consultant pediatric ophthalmologist, Department of Ophthalmology, Aalborg University Hospital, Aalborg, Denmark and Institute of Vision and Hearing, Region of Northern Jutland, Aalborg

Manca Tekvacic Pompe SLOVENIA

Associate Professor of Ophthalmology
University Eye Hospital, Medical Centre, Ljubljana, Slovenia
Pediatric Ophthalmology Department

Mauro Goldchmit MD BRAZIL

Professor of Ophthalmology, Strabismus Section, Department of Ophthalmology, Santa Casa de Misericordia de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil; Professor and Chief of the Strabismus Section, Department of Ophthalmology,
Cema Institute, Sao Paulo, Brazil

Muhammad Younis MD,FACS LEBANON

Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon; Pediatric Ophthalmology & Adult Strabismus; Co-Chair: Eye Dept. Rafic Hariri University Hospital; Eye Dept. American University of Beirut, Medical Center; Eye Dept. Lebanese American University, University Medical Center, Beirut, Lebanon

Nicola Freeman SOUTH AFRICA

Head of Paediatric Ophthalmic Service, Division of Ophthalmology, Faculty of Health Sciences
University of Stellenbosch and Tygerberg Academic Hospital, Cape Town, South Africa

Seo Wei Leo SINGAPORE

MBBS (Singapore), MRCSEd (Ophth, UK), MMED (Singapore)
FRCSEd (Ophth, UK), FAMS ( Singapore)
Fellowship, University of Michigan Ann Arbor, USA (AAPOS)
Senior Consultant Ophthalmologist & Medical Director, Dr Leo Adult & Paediatric Eye Specialist Pte Ltd;
Immediate Past Head, Paediatric Ophthalmology & Strabismus, NHG Eye Institute;
Visiting Consultant, KK Women’s & Children’s Hospital; Visiting Consultant, Tan Tock Seng Hospital;
Clinical Lecturer, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore

Susan Cotter OD, MS, FAAO; USA

Professor of Optometry, Southern California College of Optometry,
Marshall B. Ketchum University, Fullerton, California, USA

Yair Morad  MD ISRAEL

Head, Pediatric Ophthalmology Service, Assaf Harofeh Medical Center, Tel Aviv University, Zrifin, Israel

Yee Fong Choong MBChB (Leeds), FRCOphth (London) MALAYSIA

Medical Director, International Specialist Eye Centre, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Consultant Ophthalmologist and Pediatric Ophthalmologist, International Specialist Eye Centre, Kuala Lumpur

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Ethics Bureau

Dr. Alex Levin has graciously agreed to chair the WSPOS Ethics Bureau. We have selected ten members for our Ethics Bureau by combining Dr. Levin’s suggestions & the WSPOS Executive Bureau’s, in order to have as global a representation as possible. We have Dr. Mohamad Jaafar representing the North American region, Dr. Mario Zanolli representing the South American region, Dr. Wagih Aclimandos representing the region of Western Europe, Dr. Daniela-Eleonora Cioplean representing the region of Eastern Europe, Dr. Hana Leiba & Dr. Arif Khan representing the Middle Eastern region, Dr. Travis Pollock representing Africa, Dr. Meenakshi Swaminathan representing the region of Southeast Asia, Dr. Clement Tham representing the Far Eastern region & Dr. Glen Gole representing the Australasian region.

The Ethics Bureau will have the authority to review WSPOS activities regarding research and education.

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Secretariat

WSPOS Project Manager : Deirdre Canning
WSPOS Executive Assistant : Akhila Acharya
WSPOS Global Intern : Kamilla Engen

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Address : World Society of Paediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus (WSPOS),
Temple House, Temple Road, Blackrock, Co Dublin, Ireland
Phone : + 353 1 2883630 | Fax:+ 353 1 2091112
Email : wspos@wspos.org | admin@wspos.org

World Society of Paediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus
Temple House, Temple Road, Blackrock, Co. Dublin, Ireland

Phone:+ 353 1 288 3630
Fax:+353 1 209 1112
Email:wspos@wspos.org

World Society of Paediatric Ophthalmology and Stabismus is a registered Charity with the U.K. Charities Commission (Charity Registration Number ;1144806) (Registered November 2011)

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