June 28-30, 2019 (Fri-Sun)
Hokkaido University Conference Hall
N8-W5, Kita-ku, Sapporo City, Hokkaido Prefecture 060-0808, Japan
|Walking around Hokkaido University’s Campus|
|Conference Hall||Gingko Avenue||Furukawa Hall||Central Lawn|
COMMITTEE and BOARD MEMBER
GOIW2019 CHAIRMAN and GOIWS VICE PRESIDENT
Susumu Ishida, MD, PhD
Professor and Chairman, Department of Ophthalmology,
Faculty of Medicine and Graduate School of Medicine, Hokkaido University, Japan
GOIW2019 HONORARY CHAIRMAN and GOIWS BOARD MEMBER
Shigeaki Ohno, MD, PhD
Honorary Professor, Department of Ophthalmology,
Faculty of Medicine and Graduate School of Medicine,
Hokkaido University Director, Department of Ophthalmology,
Aishin Memorial Hospital
PhD: Thesis “Immunogenetic Studies on Behçet’s Disease” (1977).
ECFMG certificate(USA), July 23, 1975 (No 139-684-5).
George and Rosalie Hearst Fellow, University of California School of Medicine. San Francisco, California, U.S.A. (1974-1976).
Visiting Professor, King Abdulaziz University College of Medicine and Allied Sciences. Jeddah, Saudi Arabia (1980).
Research Fellow, Francis I. Proctor Foundation For Research in Ophthalmology, University of California San Francisco, California, U.S.A. (1982).
Professor and Chairman, Department of Ophthalmology, Yokohama City University School of Medicine.
Yokohama, Kanagawa, Japan (1989-2000).
Professor and Chairman, Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, Hokkaido University Graduate School of Medicine. Sapporo, Hokkaido, Japan (2000-2008).
Professor and Chairman, Department of Ocular Inflammation and Immunology, Hokkaido University Graduate School of Medicine, Sapporo, Hokkaido, Japan (2008-2013).
Professor Emeritus, Hokkaido University Graduate School of Medicine, Sapporo, Hokkaido, Japan (2013-)
GOIW2019 SECRETARY GENERAL
Kenichi Namba, MD, PhD
Associate Professor, Department of Ophthalmology,
Faculty of Medicine and Graduate School of Medicine, Hokkaido University, Japan
His main interest of research is in the field of ocular inflammation, including uveitis and allergic conjunctivitis, and ocular surgery for these diseases.
He has authored for more than 80 papers in English.
GOIW2019 DEPUTY SECRETARY GENERAL
Yoko Ozawa, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor, Department of Ophthalmology,
Keio University School of Medicine, Japan
Narsing A. Rao, MD
Professor, Department of Ophthalmology,
Director, Ophthalmic Pathology Laboratory and Uveitis Service
University of Southern California, USA
He is the first chair holder of Stieger Vision Research Endowed chair at the Doheny Eye Institute. He was awarded medical degree from Osmania University, Hyderabad, India and completed residencies in pathology and ophthalmology at the Georgetown University, and a fellowship at the Armed Forces Institute of Pathology, Washington, D.C.
His research endowers focus on uveitis and related ophthalmic inflammatory diseases and such work is supported by grants from National Institute of Health, Research to Prevent Blindness and Veterans Administration. He has published over 460 peer reviewed articles on ophthalmic diseases in the United States, six books and the American Registry of Pathology-AFIP fascicle on Tumors of the Eye and Ocular Adnexa. He is recipient of several awards including Lorenz Zimmerman medal from American Academy of Ophthalmology, Bietti medal from World Ophthalmology Congress and medals from International Ocular Inflammation Society, International Uveitis Study Group and teaching awards from Department of Ophthalmology, Georgetown University and University of Southern California.
He delivered several named lectures at various national and international societies of intraocular inflammation. He served as president of American Ophthalmic Pathology Society, American Uveitis Society, International Ophthalmic Pathology Society, International Uveitis Study Group and International Ocular Inflammation Society.
GOIWS EXECUTIVE SECRETARY
Kalpana Babu Murthy, MD
Prabha Eye Clinic & Research Centre,
Vittala International Institute of Ophthalmology, India
She has 70 publications in peer reviewed journals, 543 citations, written several chapters for books in uveitis and a reviewer for several international peer reviewed journals. She is an invited guest speaker at several national(87) and international meetings(47) in uveitis.
She has received the Indian Journal of Ophthalmology-Gold award for the year 2009, the Asia Pacific Academy of Ophthalmology Travel grant for young ophthalmologists in 2011, Sydney and the College of ophthalmologists of Hongkong(COHK) & Hongkong ophthalmological society (HKOIS) travel grants in 2012. She has also been awarded the APAO achievement award 2018 this year. She has successfully organized many national & international meetings on uveitis.
Her areas of interest include ocular tuberculosis, sarcoidosis, viral and HIV related ophthalmic diseases. She is also a cataract surgeon trained in femtosecond laser cataract and complicated uveitic cataract surgeries.
Soon-Phaik Chee, MD
Head and Senior Consultant, Ocular Inflammation and Immunology Department,
Singapore National Eye Centre, Singapore
Her research interests are in Cytomegalovirus infection of the anterior segment, Ocular Tuberculosis, Dengue Maculopathy and Vogt-Koyanagi Harada disease. In cataract, she publishes on complicated cataracts and has special interest in developing new surgical techniques and instruments. She has published over 200 peer reviewed scientific papers and is a member of several editorial boards. In 2000, she was given the Best Teacher Award in SNEC. She became an Asia Pacific Association of Cataract and Refractive Surgery Certified Educator (A.C.E) in 2005, and has received the American Academy of Ophthalmology Achievement award in 2007. In 2011, she took on the position of the Uveitis Chairman, International Council of Ophthalmology (ICO) Residency Curriculum Update Project and is appointed as an International council member of the IOIS International Council in Feb 2012. In April 2013, she was appointed President for Asia-Pacific Intraocular Inflammation Study Group (APIISG). She was conferred by SingHealth, the Outstanding Clinician 2011 Award and recently, the Singapore Health Quality Service Award 2014 (Gold) for her significant contributions. Most recently in Oct 2017, she was admitted as a fellow of the Academy of Asia-Pacific Professors of Ophthalmology (AAPPO).
GOIWS EXECUTIVE BOARD MEMBERS
Hiroshi Goto, MD, PhD
Professor, Department of Ophthalmology, Tokyo Medical University, Japan
Since 2017, he is Secretary General of Japanese Ophthalmological Society and actively involved in many scientific programs in Japan.
He is an active member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology and International Society of Ocular Oncology.
Shwu-Jiuan Sheu, MD
Senior Staff of Ophthalmology, Kaohsiung Veterans Hospital,
Professor, National Yang-Ming University and the National Defense Medical University, Taiwan
Professor Sheu is currently senior staff of Ophthalmology at the Kaohsiung Veterans Hospital in Taiwan, and professor at the National Yang-Ming University and the National Defense Medical University in Taipei. She is known for her dedication to scientific research and has publications on vitreoretinal disease, diabetic retinopathy, age-related macular degeneration, retinal detachment, uveitis and related laboratory topics.
Moncef Khairallah, MD
Department of Ophthalmology, Faculty of Medicine,
University of Monastir Chairman,
Department of Ophthalmology, Fattouma Bourguiba
University Hospital, Monastir, Tunisia
Chairman, Department of Ophthalmology, Fattouma Bourguiba University Hospital, Monastir, Tunisia Honors and Awards:
2005 Achievement Award, American Academy of Ophthalmology
2009 Research Medal from the Mediterranean Society of Ophthalmology
2013 Besrour Prize for Clinical Research (Faculty of Medicine of Montreal, Canada)
2015 Award from the International Ocular Inflammation Society
2016 Gold Medal from the Moroccan Society of Ophthalmology
2011-2015 Executive Board member, International Ocular Inflammation Society
Member, Club Jules Gonin
Member, International Uveitis Study Group
Vice-President, Society for Ophthalmo-Immunoinfectiology in Europe Member, Vision and Hearing Loss Expert Group, GBD group
Member, International Council of Ophthalmology Residency Training Subcommittee
and Residency Curriculum Revision Committee
Member, Thea Foundation
Member of the scientific committee for many international and national meetings
Over 125 publications in peer-reviewed journals, including major Ophthalmology journals
Book chapters: over 70
Editorial Board Membership: 3 international Ophthalmology journals
Manuscript Reviewer for major Ophthalmology journals
Invited lectures in more than 100 international meetings
Russell W Read, MD, PhD
Max and Lorayne Cooper Endowed Professor in Ophthalmology Residency Training Professor of Ophthalmology and Pathology Director, Uveitis/Ocular Inflammatory Disease Service Director, UAB Ophthalmology Residency Program Chief of Ophthalmology, Cooper Green Mercy Health Services
Manabu Mochizuki, MD, PhD
Professor Emeritus, Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Japan
Dr. Mochizuki is an internationally well-recognized expert in ocular inflammation, immunology, infection, and pharmacology. He is author and co-author of over 600 scientific publications and gave many named lectures and symposia. He organized the 3rd International Ocular Inflammation Society (IOIS) Congress in 1994 in Fukuoka, Japan.
He was President of Japanese Ocular Inflammation Society (2007-2013 ), President of Japanese Ocular Pharmacological Society (2008-2010), Council of Japan Ophthalmological Society (1995-), General Secretary of International Ocular Inflammation Society (IOIS)(1994-1998; 2011-2015 ), Gold Fellow of ARVO since 2010, ARVO Program Committee member (2010-2012 ); and a member of International Uveitis Study Group (IUSG), American Uveitis Society, International Society of Eye Research (ISER) and many other international scientific societies.
Dr. Mochizuki is Co-Editor of Japanese Journal of Ophthalmology (2009-2014), Editorial Board of Journal of Ophthalmic Inflammation and Infection, Ocular Immunology and Inflammation, Advisory Board member of Progress in Retinal and Eye Research.
Hiroshi Takase, MD, PhD
Junior associate professor, Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Science, Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences, Tokyo Medical and Dental University (TMDU), Japan
Dr. Takase graduated from School of Medicine, TMDU in 1996, and started his residency in TMDU hospital. He received his PhD from TMDU graduate school regarding his researches in ocular immunology. He then joined Dr. Igal Gery’s lab in Laboratory of Immunology, National Eye Institute, NIH, as a post-doc fellow to learn about experimental models of uveitis. He is currently working as a junior associate professor in department of ophthalmology, TMDU. He currently has a major interest in the medical and surgical management of uveitis, as well as in the molecular diagnosis of uveitis using comprehensive PCR system.
Retina and Uveitis Services at L V Prasad Eye Institute,
Dr. Basu’s research interests lie in molecular diagnostics and immune-pathogenesis of ocular tuberculosis. He has received multiple competitive research grants from Department of Science and Technology and Department of Biotechnology, Government of India. He has published widely in peer-reviewed international journals and has been a reviewer for nearly all major ophthalmology journals. Dr. Basu has been actively involved in framing the Indian Extra-pulmonary TB (INDEX-TB) guidelines and has recently been appointed Section Editor, Uvea and Inflammation, Indian Journal of Ophthalmology. He has also been the principal investigator for several multi-centric clinical trials.
Justine Smith, MD, PhD
Professor of Eye & Vision Health at Flinders University, Australia
Daniel Vitor Vasconcelos Santos
Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Brasil
Sapienza University of Rome, Italy
Masahiko Usui, MD, PhD
Chairman, Board of Regents, Tokyo Medical University, Japan
2-26-35 8F, Minamiaoyama, Minato-ku, Tokyo 107-0062, Japan
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