Current FISPGHAN Congress President:    Prof. Berthold Koletzko 



NASPGHAN:             James E. Heubi M.D.

                                   Carlo Di Lorenzo M.D.


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

Carlo DI Lorenzo M.D.


Carlo Di Lorenzo, MD, is Chief of the Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition at Nationwide Children's Hospital where he holds the Robert F. and Edgar T. Wolfe Foundation Endowed Chair in Pediatric Gastroenterology and Professor of Clinical Pediatrics at The Ohio State University College of Medicine.


Dr. Di Lorenzo has been among the first clinical investigators to assess the diagnostic value of antroduodenal and colonic  manometry and to use the electronic barostat to assess visceral sensitivity in children. He has been awarded the Master Award in Gastroenterology for Basic or Clinical research in Gastroenterology by the AGAI, the Golden Stethoscope Award by Nationwide Children’s Hospital and the Award for Senior Investigator in Pediatrics by the IFFGD.

He is currently the President of NASPGHAN.

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



LASPGHAN              Juan Rivera             

                                  Armando Madrazo         


CAPGAN                  Barbara Golden            

                                  Nelaam Moham         


ESPGHAN                Berthold Koletzko        

                                  Raanan Shamir


APPSPGHAN           Akiru Matsui

                                  Jen- Hsuan Ni






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