Editorial Board

Editors

Peter Temple-Smith

Monash University, Australia

Research Interest:
1. Structure and function of the reproductive system in humans and other mammals 2. Development and application of assisted reproductive techniques 3. Surgical models for improving management and treatment of male infertility and fibrotic disease 4. Responses of fibrotic disease fibroblasts in vitro and in vivo to cytokines and other growth inhibitors and promoters

Profile:
Peter is a reproductive biologist by discipline and research experience. He graduated from the University of Tasmania and completed a PhD at the Australian National University. He was awarded a Ford Foundation postdoctoral fellowship for three years at Cornell University Medical College in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology & Physiology in New York working on sperm maturation and fertilization biology and developing micro puncture techniques.
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Liane Deligdisch

The Mount Sinai Icahn School of Medicine
USA

Research Interest:
Early diagnosis of Ovarian Cancer; Hormonal pathology of the endometrium; Trophoblastic diseases

Profile:
Liane Deligdisch graduated from Medical School in Bucharest, Romania, trained in Gynecology-Obstetrics and Pathology in Romania, Israel (Ichilov Hospital at Tel Aviv Medical School 1968-1975) and in the USA at the Magee Womens Hospital, Pittsburgh Pa, the Boston Free Hospital for Women, Harvard Medical School, Boston Mass (residency) and the Mount Sinai Medical School, New York (fellowship) 1975-1878. She is Attending and Professor of Pathology and Obstetrics -Gynecology at the Mount Sinai Hospital and Medical School (full tenured Professor since 1986) until now. She is a Founder and Director of Division of Gynecologic Pathology 1989 and course of Gynecologic Pathology at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine. She is Member of the French National Academy of Medicine since 2007. She has Diagnostic, research and teaching activities, multiple presentations and formal courses at national and international meetings. She is Author of 143 peer-reviewed articles, 14 chapters in textbooks and Editor of 7 textbooks related to womens health including Uterine and Ovarian tumors with emphasis on early diagnosis and studies of precursor lesions, Hormonal Pathology, Infertility, Placental Pathology (Trophoblasic Diseases). Major contributions include: Classification of Endometrial Cancer into Hormonal - related and "independent"; first description of Ovarian Dysplasia by histology, immunophenotype and computerized image analysis (morphometry); effects of hormonal therapy (contraceptive, ovulation-stimulating, antineoplastic) on Uterus; Stage I Ovarian Cancer, Clinical-Pathological and Molecular studies.
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Georgios A Androutsopoulos

University of Patras
Greece

Research Interest:
Obstetrics & Gynecology; Gynecological oncology

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Georgios A Androutsopoulos completed his Degree in Medicine from National and Kapodestrian University of Athens, Medical School, Athens, Greece (1995). He was Resident in Obstetrics & Gynecology, Department of Obstetrics - Gynecology, School of Medicine, University of Patras, Rion, Greece (2002-2006). He completed his Doctorate of Medicine “Pregnancy complications in Greek women with inherited thrombophilia”, University of Patras, Medical School, Rion, Greece (2007). He worked as Obstetrician - Gynecologist, Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, General, Maternity & Pediatric Hospital of Athens “Mitera”, Athens, Greece (from 8-2006 to 1-2009). He was Consultant, Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, General Hospital of Amfissa, Amfissa, Greece (from 1-2009 to 1-2012). He worked as Lecturer, Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, School of Medicine, University of Patras, Rion, Greece (from 1-2012 until 10-2014). He currently working as an Assistant Professor, Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, School of Medicine, University of Patras, Rion, Greece (from 10-2014 until today). He published 4 chapters in Medical Books and published many articles in International Journals with Reviewers.
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Antonio Simone Lagana

University of Messina
Italy

Research Interest:
Endometriosis; Reproductive immunology; T cell subsets; Chronic pelvic pain; Genetic of mullerian-derived structures; Gynecological endocrinology; Polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS); Laparoscopy; Hysteroscopy

Profile:
Antonio Simone Lagana was born in Reggio Calabria (Italy) on 8th May 1986. He is of Member of the Italian Association of Endometriosis, Society for Reproductive Investigation, European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology, International Society of Gynecological Endocrinology, Italian Society of Gynecology of Childhood and Adolescence, Italian Society of Gynaecological Endoscopy, European Society of Gynaecological Oncology, Italian Association of University Gynecologists. He got a Master of “gynecological minimally invasive and robotic surgery” (University of Pisa), developed an intensive surgical training in the Univerzitetni Klinični Center, Ljubljana (Ljubljana, Slovenia) and obstetric/gynecological ultrasound training in the Altamedica Main Center (Rome, Italy). He is author of many papers published in national and international peer-reviewed journals, and his presence is often requested as Invited Speaker in international congresses.
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Jose Tony Carugno

University of Miami
USA

Research Interest:
Gynecologic surgery; Robotics; Pelvic pain; Pain management

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Jose Tony Carugno is Board Certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology with fellowship training in Advanced Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery, Laparoscopy, Robotic Surgery and Pelvic Pain. He received his medical degree and completed residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology in his home country at the Maternidad Concepcion Palacios, Central University of Venezuela. When he moved to the United States, he became a Research Associate at the Division of Infectious Diseases at the Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Center in New York. He completed his residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at the Staten Island University Hospital where he was granted with the resident of the year award for high quality compassionate care. He began his clinical practice at St. Barnabas Hospital in the Bronx, NY. He was clinical instructor at the New York College of Osteopathic Medicine and the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. He then transferred to Central Florida where he completed his fellowship training in Advanced Gynecologic Surgery, Laparoscopy, Robotic Surgery and Pelvic Pain at Florida Hospital Orlando. After completing his fellowship, he then joined the Obstetrics and Gynecology faculty at the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine where he currently functions as Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology. He is an active contributor of the medical literature with multiple publications in prestigious medical journals and as a reviewer of several peer-reviewed journals. He is a recognized speaker in National and International meetings.
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Seema Hakim

Aligarh Muslim University
India

Research Interest:
Emergency obstetric care; High risk pregnancy; Minimal access surgery; NDVH; Contraception

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Seema Hakim is Professor and Chairperson at the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Aligarh Muslim University. She is also serving as the chairperson of CASHFGS (Committee for Sexual Harassment and for Gender Sensitization) and Chief Coordinator of EmOC Training [FOGSI] from 2014 onwards till date. She received her Medical degree from Banaras Hindu University, India in 1981, Internship in 1982 and MD in Obst. & Gynaecology in 1986. She also received renowned fellowships, FICOG and FICMCH in 2002 and 2004 respectively. She began her career at Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College (A.M.U., Aligarh) as a Demonstrator in 1986, promoted to become Assistant Professor, Associate Professor and Professor since 2006 till date. Currently she is the Chairperson of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology. She has more than 33 years of Clinical as well as teaching experience. She holds position of Coordinator for many Refresher Courses, Moderator of quizzes and Trainer of different state level training programmes. She has appointed as an Enquiry officer on many occasions and provided organizational and Leadership Roles in different capacities in Aligarh Muslim University. She is the esteemed member of over a dozen of professional bodies, Editorial boards of Research Journals, societies and committees of Education. She has participated in about 50 Conferences, Symposia, Workshop, CME and Seminars moreover organized about half a dozen of CME and Conferences on Obstetrics and Gynaecology. She has published about 80 papers in Journals of National and International repute and invited more than 80 times to provide guest lecturers including chairing of about 20 scientific sessions in several conferences and symposia. She is the Guide/Co-Guide of more than 45 MD/MS Thesis from 1995 till date.
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Vani Malhotra

Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences
India

Research Interest:
Infertility and celiac disease; Hepatitis B & C in pregnancy; Radiation proctitis; Nutritional aspects in pregnancy; Jaundice in pregnancy

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Vani Malhotra MD, MICOG is working as Professor in Department of Gynecology & Obstetrics, PGIMS, Rohtak. She did her MD in from 2000-2003 and her thesis was commended. She is working as faculty at PGIMS, Rohtak, since 2006. She has uptill now fifty publications, both International and National. She is regularly presenting free papers, posters and chairing sessions at various National and International conferences. She is member of Undergraduate and Postgraduate board of studies at PGIMS, Rohtak. She is working both as Guide and Co-guide in many research projects. She is supervising many National projects, initiated at Gynecology & Obstetrics department of PGIMS, Rohtak.
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Mahmoud Abdelhalim Salama

Cologne University
Germany

Research Interest:
Fertility preservation of female patients with cancer; Reproductive medicine; Infertility; Assisted reproductive techniques (ART); Cross border reproductive care (CBRC)

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Dr. Mahmoud Abdelhalim Salama MBBCh, MSc, MD, PhD, MA is an Assistant Professor and Consultant of Gynecology & Obstetrics. Currently, he conducts his Professorship Program at Medical Faculty - Cologne University - Germany. In 2012 he earned his PhD in Reproductive Medicine from Medical University of Innsbruck - Austria. Earlier, he earned his MBBCh of Human Medicine, MSc and MD of Gynecology & Obstetrics from Medical Faculty - Cairo University - Egypt. Recently in 2014 he earned a Master of Arts in Business (MA) in International Healthcare Management from Management Center Innsbruck - Austria.
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Rajiv Mahendru

BPS Government Medical College
India

Research Interest:
Infertility; High risk pregnancy; Minimal access surgery including laparoscopy in Gynaecology; Hysteroscopy; Gynae oncology

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Rajiv Mahendru possessed Post-Graduate Degree in Obstetrics and Gynaecology from Himachal Pradesh University at the age of 29 years and became one of the youngest Professors. Presently, he is head of the Department in the only second women medical college of India. He has 41 Publications in reputed journals and is the recipient of a prestigious Award for excellence in Medical field. He appointed as the Chief-editor of the Special issue of an international journal of repute and has numerous presentations to his credit at international arena as an invited Guest Speaker. He is the member of editorial board of international journals, Academic Board of many universities, member of recruitment for medical teachers, and assessor for establishing Medical colleges. He has chaired numerous sessions in the National and International conferences.
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Leslie Kardos

California Pacific Medical Center
USA

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Ahmed Sekotory Ahmed

Alexandria University
UK

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Jose Manuel Navarro Pando

Spain

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Murat Basar

Anadolu Medical Center
Turkey

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Associate Editors

Research Interest: Breast cancer; Pelvic diseases; Breast imaging; Pelvic imaging; Ultrasonography; Magnetic resonance; Mammography; Breast screening

Research Interest: Infertility; Cancer studies; Placental abnormalities; Genetic anomalies and Work related disorders in ultrasound professional.

Research Interest: Her Research Interest is focused above all on diagnostic imaging of Pelvic floor disease, including static and dynamic MRI of pelvic floor and dephecography

Research Interest: Fetomaternal medicine; High risk pregnancy; Infertility; Medical education; Menopause and HRT

Research Interest: High risk pregnancy; Hyperglycemia in pregnancy and gynaecological oncology

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