Board of Directors

Board of Directors


PRESIDENT

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Professor of Pediatrics, Chair of International Affairs, Faculty of Medicine, University of Turku, Turku, Finland


Terho Heikkinen, MD, PhD  (Finland)
Representative of ESPID
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VICE-PRESIDENT


Prof. Mark F Cotton, MB, ChB; M.Med (Paed); FCPaed (SA); PhD; DCH (SA); DTM&H
(South Africa)
Representative  of AfSPID
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TREASURER


Ronald de Groot (The Netherlands) 
Representative of ESPID
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SECRETARY


Penelope H. Dennehy (USA)
Representative of PIDS
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Distinguished Professor 
Head, Division of Paediatric Infectious Diseases & Director: FAM–CRU
Department of Paediatrics & Child Health, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Stellenbosch University & Tygerberg Children’s Hospital, South Africa














Em. Professor of Pediatrics
Radboud University Medical Center,
Laboratory Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Nijmegen, The Netherlands 














Professor of Pediatrics 
Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, USA 




















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Penelope Bryant (Australia)
Representative of ANZPID
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Carmen C. Deseda (Puerto Rico)
Representative of SLIPE
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Adegoke G. Falade (Nigeria)
Representative  of AfSPID 


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Abiel Mascareñas, MD (Mexico)
Representatives of SLIPE
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Andi L Shane, MD, MPH, MSc
(USA)
Representative of PIDS
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Tony Walls, MB ChB, DCH,
PGDipTertT, FRACP, MD (Lond)
(New Zealand) 
Representative of ANZPID
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Hetti T. Wickramasinghe (Sri Lanka)
Representative of ASPID   
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BOARD MEMBER


Yong-Hong Yang (China)
Representative of ASPID  



Consultant Paediatrician, Royal Children's Hospital
Professor,  Infection and Immunity, Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, Mlebourne, Australia











Pediatrician, Medical Epidemiologist
Caribbean Travel Medicine Clinic, San Juan, Puerto Rico















Professor of Pediatric Pulmonology 
University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria 














Consultant Pediatrician 
San José Hospital
Zambrano Hellion Medical Center
Nuevo León, Mexico










Associate Professor 
Division of Infectious Disease 
Department of Pediatrics
Emory University School of Medicine
Hubert Department of Global Health 
Rollins School of Public Health
Marcus Professor of Hospital Epidemiology and Infection Prevention
Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta - USA







Infectious Diseases Specialist and Paediatrician
Senior Lecturer
University of Otago, Christchurch
Christchurch, New Zealand













Consultant Pediatrician 
Colombo, Sri Lanka 














Professor of Pediatrics 
Beijing Children's Hospital and Shenzhen Children's Hospital, Beijing, China