Research manager,Center for Primary Care and Public Health (Unisante), University of Lausanne (Department of Epidemiology and Health Systems, Research Group on Adolescent Health) SWITZERLAND
Yara Barrense-Dias holds a Master’s degree of Law in Criminal Justice, subject area Criminology and Security and a PhD in Life Sciences from the University of Lausanne, Switzerland. She works in the Research Group on Adolescent Health (GRSA; Research Head Prof. Suris) as a research and project manager since 2014.
Professor & Consultant Epidemiologist, National Centre of Infectious and Parasitic Diseases, BULGARIA
Formerly Professor Mira Kojouharova was Deputy Director of the National Centre of Infectious and Parasitic Diseases Sofia, Bulgaria (2008-2016) and Head of the Department Epidemiology and Communicable Disease Surveillance. From 1996 to 2016 she was the National consultant on epidemiology to the Ministry of Health (MoH) of Bulgaria.
Professor of Paediatrics, Charles University Prague, Head, Division of Paediatric Pulmonology, Paediatric Department, 2nd Faculty of Medicine, Charles University and University Hospital Motol, Prague, CZECH REPUBLIC
Professor Petr Pohunek (1956) graduated from the Faculty of Paediatric Medicine in Prague in 1981. After a short period of time of training in the regional hospital in Benešov he joined the team of Prof. Václav Špičák in the Paediatric Department in the Faculty Hospital Bulovka in Prague.
Professor at the Faculty of Medicine, Laval University, Quebec City, CANADA.
Philippe De Wals is Professor at the Faculty of Medicine, Laval University, in Quebec City, Canada. Professor De Wals gained his Medical Degree and a Doctorate in Public Health in his home country of Belgium, at the Louvain Catholic University. His early academic and professional career combined research and teaching in epidemiology at the School of Public Health at the Louvain Catholic University with the practice of general medicine.Read more
Paediatric infectious diseases specialist, Head of Children Vaccination Centre under Children Clinical University Hospital, Riga, Latvia
Ass.Prof. Dace Zavadska is a paediatric infectious diseases specialist currently working as senior PID specialist and the Head of Children Vaccination Centre under Children Clinical University Hospital, Riga, Latvia and associate professor in Riga Stradins University, and takes the position of the Chair of the State Immunization Council (NITAG) under Ministry of Health of Latvia.
Full Professor of Hygiene and Public Health at the University of Parma and at the University Vita-Salute San Raffaele of Milan and Director of the Post-Graduate School in Hygiene and Preventive Medicine, ITALY
He is currently Past-President of the Italian Society of Hygiene, Preventive Medicine and Public Health (SItI), Treasurer of the European Public Health Association (EUPHA) and Member of the Executive Board of the Association of Schools of Public Health in the European Region (ASPHER). He is Co-Chair of the 16th World Congress of Public Health to be held in Rome in October 2020.Read more
Consultant (MD, PhD) in Andrology at the Department of Growth and Reproduction, Rigshospitalet, Denmark.
Her clinical and research interests are in the field of pediatric endocrinology and andrology with special focus on sex chromosome disorders and testicular function and histology.
Honorary Professor of Paediatrics, Paris VII University, FRANCE
Professor Catherine Weil-Olivier gained her medical degree in Paris and since 1989 has been Professor of Paediatrics at the Paris VII University, France. Between 1995 and 2005, Professor Weil-Olivier was Head of the Dept of General Paediatrics at Assistance Publique Hôpitaux de Paris (Hôpital Louis Mourier Colombes, Hauts de Seine, France). Since two decades, professor Catherine Weil Olivier has been working in the vaccinology field on different aspects. She was an expert for the French Drug Agency (AFSSAPS, now ANSM) from 1995 to December 2008, working in the technical group for the registration of vaccines, antibiotics and anti-virals.Read more
Professor of Paediatric Respirology & Experimental Medicine at Imperial College, London and Honorary Consultant at the Royal Brompton Hospital, UNITED KINGDOM
Jane Davies is Professor of Paediatric Respirology & Experimental Medicine at Imperial College, London and Honorary Consultant at the Royal Brompton Hospital, which cares for one of the largest groups of CF patients in Europe. The paediatric services manages children from newborns, diagnosed as part of a national screening programme, through to adolescence; the major aim to transition young people to the Adult service in as optimal health as possible.
Professor of Psychometrics, Department of Psychosocial Science, University of Bergen, NORWAY
Dr Torbjørn Torsheim is a Professor of psychometrics in the Department of Psychosocial Science, University of Bergen, Norway. His primary research focus is on emotional well-being during early adolescence.