Virtual International Pediatric Pulmonary Network (VIPPN)

Roster - Peds IRC Members

ALGERIA

Rachida BOUKHARI, MD
rachida_boukhari@yahoo.fra

ARAB PEDIATRIC PULMONARY ASSOCIATION

Ibrahim Ahmed JANAHI, MD, FCCP, FRCPCH
Weill-Cornell Medical College, Hamad Medical Corporation, Doha, QATAR
e-mail: ijanahi@hmc.org.qa

Nizar KHERALLAH, MD
Scientific chair of the Arab Pediatric Pulmonology Association (APPA), Dept. Pediatrics, Sheikh Khalifa Medical City, P.O.Box 51900, Abu Dhabi, UAE
e-mail: nkheralla@skmc.gov.ae

ARGENTINA

Conrado LLAPUR, MD
Hospital Del Nino Jesus, 24 De Septiembre 1021 9 C, S M De Tucuman, Tucuman 4000, ARGENTINA;
e-mail: cllapur@iupui.edu

AUSTRALIA

Peter D SLY, MD
Queensland Children's Medical Research Institute, Brisbane, AUSTRALIA
e-mail: p.sly@uq.edu.au

AUSTRIA

Ernst EBER, MD
Respiratory and Allergic Disease Division, Department of Paediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Medical University of Graz, Austria
ernst.eber@medunigraz.at

BRAZIL

Paulo Márcio C PITREZ, MD, PhD
Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio Grande do Sul (PUCRS), Rua Cel. Corte Real 386/801, Porto Alegre, RS, BRAZIL
e-mail: pmpitrez@pucrs.br

Renato Tetelbom STEIN, MD, PhD
Pontificia Univ Catolica RS, R Barao De Uba 708/401, Porto Alegre RS 90450-09, BRAZIL
e-mail: rstein@pucrs.br

CANADA

Larry C LANDS, MD, PhD
Montreal Childrens Hosp, Dept of Pediatrics, 2300 Tupper Rm D380, Montreal QC H3H 1P3, CANADA;
e-mail: larry.lands@muhc.mcgill.ca

David WENSLEY, MD
British Columbia Children's Hosp, 2896 W 29 Ave, Vancouver, BC V6L 1Y1, CANADA;
e-mail: dwensley@cw.bc.ca

CHILE

José Antonio CASTRO-RODRIGUEZ, MD
Department of Pediatric Pulmonology, Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile, Santiago, Chile
e-mail: jacastro17@hotmail.com

CHINA

Gary WK WONG, MD
Department of Paediatrics and School of Public Health, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, NT, Hong Kong
e-mail: wingkinwong@cuhk.edu.hk

COLOMBIA

Carlos M PEREZ-VELEZ, MD
Banner Good Samaritan Medical Center, University of Arizona College of Medicine, Phoenix, Arizona, USA, cmperezvelez@gmail.com

Gustavo NINO, MD
Pediatric Pulmonology, Sleep Medicine and Integrative Systems Biology, Children's National Medical Center, 111 Michigan Avenue, NW Washington, DC, USA
e-mail: gnino@childrensnational.org

Claudia L. ROYA-PABON, MD
University of Antioquia Faculty of Medicine, Medellín, Antioquia, COLOMBIA
e-mail: clalili@gmail.com

CZECH REPUBLIC

Petr POHUNEK, MD
Division of Paediatric Pulmonology, University Hospital Motol, Prague, CZECH REPUBLIC
email: petr.pohunek@lfmotol.cuni.cz

ECUADOR

Geovanny Perez, MD, Pediatric Pulmonology, Sleep Medicine and Integrative Systems Biology, Children's National Medical Center, 111 Michigan Avenue, NW Washington, DC
e-mail: gperez@childrensnational.org"

FRANCE

Nicole BEYDON, MD
Hôpital Trousseau, Paris, FRANCE
e-mail: nicole.beydon@trs.aphp.fr

Ralph EPAUD, MD
ATS Delegate of French Society for Pediatric Pulmonology and Allergology
Centre Hospitalier Intercommunal, Créteil, FRANCE
e-mail: ralph.epaud@chicreteil.fr

GERMANY

Gesine HANSEN, MD
Carl-Neuberg-Straße 1, D-30625 Hannover, GERMANY
e-mail: hansen.gesine@mh-hannover.de

GREECE

Anastassios C KOUMBOURLIS, MD, MPH
Children's National Medical Center, 111 Michigan Avenue NW, Washington DC 20010, USA
e-mail: AKoumbou@childrensnational.org

IRAN

Hossein SADEGHI, MD, FAAP, FCCP
Cystic Fibrosis Center, Columbia University Medical Center, 3959 Broadway CHONY 701, New York, New York 10032, USA,
Hs762@cumc.columbia.edu

ISRAEL

Hannah BLAU, MD
Schneider Children's Medical Ctr of Israel, Petah Tikva, ISRAEL
e-mail: hblau@post.tau.ac.il

Meir MEI-ZAHAV, MD
Schneider Children's Medical Ctr of Israel, Petah Tikva, ISRAEL
e-mail: mmeizahav@gmail.com

Huda MUSSAFFI-GEORGY, MD, Schneider Children's Medical Ctr of Israel, 14 Kaplan St, Petah Tikva 49202, ISRAEL,
e-mail: hgeorgy@gmail.com

ITALY

Enrico LOMBARDI, MD
ATS Delegate of Società Italiana Malattie Respiratorie Infantili (SIMRI)
"Anna Meyer" Pediatric University-Hospital, Florence, ITALY
e-mail: e.lombardi@meyer.it

Fabio MIDULLA, MD
Chair of the ERS Paediatric Assembly, "Sapienza" University, Rome, ITALY,
e-mail: midulla@uniroma1.it

MEXICO

Laura Graciela GOCHICOA RANGEL, MD
Instituto Nacional de Enfermedades Respiratorias, Mexico City, MEXICO
e-mail drgochis@gmail.com

MOROCCO

Rachida CHAMI, MD, docchami@gmail.com

NIGERIA

Folasade O OGUNLESI, MD
Pulmonary & Sleep Medicine Division, Children's National Medical Center, 111 Michigan Avenue, NW,Washington, DC 20010, USA
e-mail: fogunlesi@childrensnational.org

PERU

Carlos José MENDOZA FOX, MD
"Hipolito Unanue" Hospital, Lima, PERU
e-mail: carlosjose.mendozafox@gmail.com

PORTUGAL

Teresa BANDEIRA, MD
Santa Maria University Hospital, LISBOA
e-mail: terb@sapo.pt

SERBIA

Zorica ŽIVKOVIĆ, MD, PhD
Faculty of Pharmacy Novi Sad, Bussines Academy in Novi Sad, Serbia
Pediatric pulmonologist, Children's Hospital for Lung Diseases and Tb, MC Dr Dragisa Misovic, Belgrade, Serbia
e-mail: zoricazivkovic@beotel.net

SOUTH AFRICA

Heather ZAR, MD, PhD
Red Cross Children's Hosp, Dept of Ped Pulm/Univ of Cape Town, Klipfontein Rd 5th Fl ICH Bldg, Cape Town 8001, SOUTH AFRICA
e-mail: heather.zar@uct.ac.za

SWEDEN

Gunilla HEDLIN, MD
Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, SWEDEN
e-mail gunilla.hedlin@ki.se

TUNISIA

Khadija BOUSSETTA, MD, khboussetta@yahoo.fr

TURKEY

Özge YILMAZ, MD
Dept of Pediatric Allergy and Pulmonology, Celal Bayar University, Manisa, TURKEY
e-mail: oyilmaz_76@hotmail.com

Hasan YUKSEL, MD
Celal Bayar University Medical Faculty Dean, Uncubozkoy, Manisa, TURKEY
e-mail: hyukselefe@hotmail.com

UNITED KINGDOM

Paul SEDDON, MD
Royal Alexandra Children's Hospital, Brighton, UK
e-mail seddop@gmail.com

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

Andres CARRION-VARGAS, MD
University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Le Bonheur Children's Hospital, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, Memphis, Tennessee, USA,
e-mail: acarrion@uthsc.edu

Chris CARROLL, MD
Universisity of Connecticut, CT, USA
e-mail: ccarrol@connecticutchildrens.org

Robin DETERDING, MD
Chair, ATS Assembly of Pediatrics
The Children's Hospital, Pulmonary Medicine, AURORA, CO
email: deterding.robin@tchden.org

Thomas FERKOL, MD
St. Louis Children's Hospital, St. Louis, MO, USA
e-mail ferkol_t@kids.wustl.edu

Howard PANITCH, MD
Division of Pulmonary Medicine, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA,19104-4399, USA; e-mail: panitch@email.chop.edu

Bruce K RUBIN, MEngr, MD, MBA, FRCPC
Department of Pediatrics , VA Commonwealth Univ School of Med, 1001 East Marshall Street, P.O. Box 980646 Richmond, VA 23298
e-mail: brubin@vcu.edu

Wan C TSAI, MD
Pulmonary Medicine, Promedica Toledo Children's Hosp, 2121 Hughes Dr., Toledo, OH, USA
e-mail: Wan.TsaiMD@ProMedica.org

Samya NASR, MD, CPI
Pediatric Pulmonology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109-5212, USA
e-mail: snasr@umich.edu