Organizing Committee Members - PEDIATRIC GASTRO 2021
Chief Quality Officer
Samer Ellahham has served as Chief Quality Officer at Shaikh Khalifa Medical City since 2009. In his role, he has led the development of a quality and safety program that has been highly successful and visible and has been recognized internationally by a number of awards. As Chief Quality Officer and Global Leader, he has focus on ensuring that that implementation of this best practices leads to breakthrough improvements in clinical quality and patient safety. He is the recipient of the Quality Leadership Award from the Global Awards for Excellence in Quality and Leadership and the Business Leadership Excellence Award from the World Leadership Congress. He was nominated in 2015 for SafeCare magazine Person of the Year. He is Certified Professional in Healthcare Quality (CPHQ). He is a recognized leader in quality, safety, and the use of robust performance improvement in improving healthcare delivery.
Samer Ellahham(Research Area)
Samer Ellahham research interest includes Covid-19, Cardio-oncology, Heart Failure, Block-chain, Dyslipidemia, Hypertension, Frailty, Artificial Intelligence, Lean, Safety, Quality and Patient Experience.
Ain Shams University
Amr Ismael M. Hawal(Biography)
Dr. Amr Hawal is a Pediatrician and Neonatologist whose experience in the field spans 20 years, backed by a higher education degree from Ain Shams University in Egypt, one of the oldest and top ranking universities in the MENA region. He is known for his astute skills in evaluation and strong passion for improving healthcare and wellbeing. He is pioneering an open and contextual evaluation model based on constructive responses, which has led in the creation of new methods to improve pediatric healthcare, neonatology and pediatric nutrition.
Amr Ismael M. Hawal(Research Area)
Pediatric Neonatology & Care of Critically ill & sick Neonates. Neonatal & Pediatric Nutrition & role of Feeding in Prevention & managements of Diseases. Child Health Care & well baby Growth & Development. Pediatric Allergy & Pulmonology Disorders. Infection Control & Quality management in Pediatric Field.
Former Assistant Clinical Professor
Medical University of Ohio
William J. Rowe(Biography)
William J. Rowe M.D. FBIS (Fellow British Interplanetary Society), FACN (Fellow American College of Nutrition, Retired Fellow Royal Society of Medicine), is a board certified specialist in Internal Medicine. He received his M.D. at the University of Cincinnati and was in private practice in Toledo, Ohio for 34 years. During that time he supervised over 5000 symptom - limited maximum hospital-based treadmill stress tests. He studied 3 world class extraordinary endurance athletes and published their exercise-related magnesium deficiencies. This triggered a 20 year pursuit of the cardiovascular complications of Space flight.
William J. Rowe(Research Area)
Internal Medicine, Space Medicine, Heart Failure, Hypertension, Clinical Research, Oxidative Stress, Endothelial Dysfunction, Heart Rate, Space Flight, Catecholamines
Mexican Society of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery
Ovidio Alberto Garcia Villarreal(Biography)
Dr. Ovidio A. Garcia-Villarreal is a cardiac surgeon dedicated to the private practice, retired from the social medicine. He is the past president of the Mexican society of cardiac surgery, and the Current President of the Mexican college of cardiovascular and thoracic surgery. He has been working on the mitral, aortic and tricuspid reconstruction for more than 25 years. He has been pioneer in the field of cardiac arrhythmia surgery, especially in atrial fibrillation surgery (Cox-maze procedure) as well as in aortic valve sparing operations in Mexico. He has implemented national surgical models for valvular heart reconstruction and maze procedure. He has been also dedicated to clinical research, with more than 50 international publications in PubMed. Editor-in -chief of the journal Cirugia Cardiaca en Mexico, and reviewer in more than 15 international journals. He is active member of the Mexican Society of cardiac Surgery, Society of Thoracic Surgeons, European Association of Cardiothoracic Surgery, amongst others.
Ovidio Alberto Garcia Villarreal(Research Area)
Cardiothoracic Surgery, Aortic Arch surgery, Aortic valve surgery, Mini-invasive surgery, Aortic valve-sparing operations, Left atrial reduction, CAB surgery, Surgery for atrial, fibrillation (Cox-Maze III , Cox-Maze IV), Mitral valve reconstruction, Mitral valve surgery
Sergey Suchkov graduated from Astrakhan State Medical University and awarded with MD, In 1985 he completed his Ph.D. at I M Sechenov Moscow Medical Academy and in 2001, maintained his Doctorship Degree at the Nat Inst of Immunology, Russia. From 1987 through 1989, he was a senior Researcher, Koltzov Inst of Developmental Biology. From 1989 through 1995, he was a Head of the Lab of Clinical Immunology, Helmholtz Eye Research Institute in Moscow. From 1995 through 2004, he was a Chair of the Dept. for Clinical Immunology, Moscow Clinical Research Institute. He has been trained at: NIH; Wills Eye Hospital, PA, USA; Univ. of Florida in Gainesville; UCSF, S-F, CA, USA; Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA. He was an Exe Secretary-in-Chief of the Editorial Board, Biomedical Science, an international journal published jointly by the USSR Academy of Sci-ences and the Royal Society of Chemistry, UK. At present, he is a Chair, Dept. for Personalized and Translational Medicine, I M Sechenov First Moscow State Medical University. He is a member of the New York Academy of Sciences, USA; American Chemical Society (ACS), USA; American Heart Association (AHA), USA; EPMA (European Association for Predictive, Preventive and Personalized Medicine), Brussels, EU; ARVO (American Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology); ISER (International Society for Eye Re-search); PMC (Personalized Medicine Coalition), Washington, USA.
Sergey Suchkov(Research Area)
Translational Medicine, Medicine, Immunology, Clinical Immunology, Immunology and medicine, Medicine & Immunology, Personalized Medicine