Current FISPGHAN Congress President:    Prof. Berthold Koletzko 


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APPSPGHAN           Suporn Treepongkaruna


Yen-Hsuan Ni, 倪衍玄 Distinguished Professor of Pediatrics,

Dean, College of Medicine,

National Taiwan University

8, Chung-Shan South Road, Taipei, Taiwan


Dr. Yen-Hsuan Ni is a Distinguished Professor of Pediatrics and Dean of College of Medicine at National Taiwan University (NTU). He completed medical school education in NTU and then received his pediatric residency training in Department of Pediatrics of NTU hospital in Taipei, Taiwan. Later on, he did his post-doc at University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT, USA.

Dr. Ni’s clinical expertise is in the field of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition. His research and clinical interests are the followings: (1) pediatric liver diseases: viral hepatitis, NAFLD, and hereditary diseases (2) gut microbiota, and (3) pediatric IBD. He has already published more than 270 peer-reviewed papers in the aforementioned areas.

Dr. Ni participated in many international academic activities; he is the President of 4th World Congress of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition (Taipei, 2012), which convened more than 1800 delegates from 88 countries. He delivers more than 20 lectures every year in the international and domestic medical conference/ symposium. In addition to the scientific work, he is also involved in the reform of medical education in Taiwan. Because of his enthusiastic work and achievement in medical education and research, he was appointed to be the Dean of College of Medicine, NTU in 2019. And is now leading the medical education and research in NTU.


                                  Dr. Neelam Mohan


Barbara Golden




Director Department of Pediatric Gastroenterology,Hepatology & Liver Transplantation


Medanta – The MedicityHospital, Sector – 38 Gurgaon (Haryana)


President -  CAPGAN (Commonwealth  Association of Pediatric                                        Gastroenterology & Nutrition)


President : CHILD society


Founder Secretary- ISPGHAN (Indian Society of Pediatric Gastroenterology Hepatology & Nutrition)


Chairperson of Women’s Forum -  GAPIO (Global Association of Physicians of Indian Origin)


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ESPGHAN                Sanja Kolacek       

                                  Raanan Shamir


LASPGHAN               Juan Rivera​ , Medina MD


Reinaldo Pierre-Alvarez, MD


Reinaldo Pierre-Alvarez is, starting from January the 1st. 2020, the President of the Latinamerican Society of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition (LASPGHAN). Reinaldo is a certified specialist in Pediatrics, Pediatric Gastroenterology, Endoscopy and Nutrition from the Central University of Venezuela and works as a Pediatric Gastroenterologist and Chief of Pediatric Endoscopy in a third-level private hospital in Barquisimeto, Venezuela.

He is also the Past President of the Pediatric Gastroenterology Section of the Venezuelan Gastroenterology Society,

Coordinator of several Working Groups, including the Latinamerican Working Group on Pediatric Eosinophilic esophagitis and

Co-author of more than 30 publications in specialized indexed journals including papers and epidemiological - clinical studies focusing in areas such Eosinophilic esophagitis, Helicobacter pylori and others.

As Coordinator of the Endoscopy Working Group he is Editor and Author of LASPGHAN' s Atlas of Pediatric Gastrointentinal Endoscopy published in 2019.

NASPGHAN:             James E. Heubi M.D.

                                   Karen Murray


Dr. Heubi is President of NASPGHAN and Secretary-Treasurer of FISPGHAN.  He is Professor of Pediatrics, Associate Dean for Clinical and Translational Research and Director of the Center for Clinical and Translational Science and Training at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA.  His general gastroenterology practice, with an emphasis on liver disease, is located at the Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center

PAPSPGHAN           Mohamad Miqdady


Dr. Mohamad Miqdady is American Board certified in Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition. He is the Division Chief, Ped. GI, Hepatology & Nutrition Division at Sheikh Khalifa Medical City in UAE. Also an Adjunct Staff at Cleveland Clinic, Ohio USA.

Member of the FISPGHAN Council (Federation of International Societies of Pediatric Gastruenterology  Hepatology, and Nutrition) Expert member FISPGHAN Malnutrition/Obesity Expert team.

Dr. Miqdady completed his Fellowship in Pediatric Gastroenterology at Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children’s Hospital in Houston, TX, USA. He held the position of Assistant Professor at Jordan University of Science and Technology in Jordan for six years prior joining SKMC.

Main research interests include feeding difficulties, picky eating, obesity, procedural sedation, allergic GI disorders and celiac disease. He has several publications and authored few book chapters including On the Editorial Board of few journals including Gastroenterology & Hepatology.



Nezha Mouane



Head of the of Paediatrics’Gastroenterology Hepatology and Nutrition Department
Academic Paediatric Hospital- Ibn Sina University Mohammed V

Rabat- Morocco


Clinical experience at both Necker Children Hospital, Paris, and Great Ormond Street Hospital, UK. Academic positions include Director of Training and Research in Nutrition and Food Sciences at the Medical School of Medicine and Pharmacy in Rabat.


President of the Moroccan Society of Pediatric Gastroenterology hepatology and Nutrition and the current General Secretary of the PanArabSociety of Pediatric Gastroenterology hepatology and Nutrition. Previous General Director of the Academic Hospitals IbnSina – Rabat. A consultant of the Ministary of Health and WHO- EMRO, in various Public Health Programmes, and previous member of the steering Committee of WHO Geneva.


2005-2013, Coordinator of the Telemedicine Program between Morocco and The Telemedicine Center of Washington DC.

Numerous articles and conferences in areas of Infant Nutrition, Gastroenterology, metabolic diseases and Hepatology.