WFNS Committees

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Liaison Committee WFNS/WHO

Armando Basso, Committee Chairman
Instituto de Neurociencias Universidad de Buenos Aires
Ayacucho 1342
Buenos Aires (1111), Argentina
Tel: +54-11-4806-3635, Fax: +54-11-4806-6531
Email: armandojbasso@aol.com

Vice Chairman: Marc Levivier (Switzerland)
Members:  Jan Joseph (Switzerland), Ignacio Previgliano (Argentina), Ling Feng (China), Franco Servadei (Italy), Yong-Kwang Tu (Taiwan)
Ex-officio members:  President, Secretary & 1st Vice-President of the Federation, Coordinator of Committee Activities.
 

Local Arrangements Committee for the Congress

Members recommended by the Secretary of the Congress, for election by the EC. Vice-President of Congress is the Chairperson.


Suk Jun OH, Committee Chairman
Department of Neurosurgery Hanyang University Hospital

17 Haengdang-dong, Seongdong-gu, Seoul 133-792 , Korea

Tel: +82-2-2290-8496, Fax: +82-2-2281-0954

Email: osj8495@hanyang.ac.kr

Members:  Local members appointed by the Congress/Executive Committee
Ex-officio members:  President of Congress, President, Secretary & 1st Vice-President of the Federation, Coordinator of Committee Activities.

 

Medals of Honour Committee

Jacques BROTCHI, Committee Chairman
UniversitÚ Libre de Bruxelles
H˘pital Erasme, 808
Route de Lennik B-1070
Brussels, Belgium
Tel: +32-2-5553763  Fax: +32-2-5553755
Email: jb.wfns@erasme.ulb.ac.be

Members: Edward R. Laws (USA), Shigeaki Kobayashi (Japan), Adelola Adeloye (Africa), Armando Basso (Argentina).
Ex-officio members:  President, Secretary & 1st Vice-President of the Federation, Coordinator of Committee Activities.
 

Membership Committee for the Federation & Congress

Members:  All members of the Administrative Council

(For review of all applications from continental, national, regional and multi-national organizations for membership or affiliate membership of the Federation)
 

Military Neurosurgeons Committee

Professor Khalaf Al Moutaery, Chairman
Department of Neurosurgery
Riyadh Armed Forces Hosp.
P.O. Box 7897, 11159  Riyadh
Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
Tel: +966 (-1) -4777714, Fax: +966 (1) 4784057
Email: khalaf.moutaery@rmh.med.sa

Vice-Chairman: Richard Ellenbogen (USA)

Members: Ali Akhaddar (Morocco), Naaman Aouad (France), Mohamed Boucetta (Morocco), Arnaud Dagain (France), James M. Ecklund (USA), Jacek Furtak (Poland), Hugues Jean-Thierry Gandaho (Benin), Piotr Gasinski (Poland), Marek Harat (Poland), Ulrich Herbert Kunz ( Germany), Uwe Max Mauer (Germany), Leon Moores (USA), Brahim El Mostarchid (Morocco), Michael Rosner (USA), Marcin Rudas (Poland), Teodoro Tigno (USA).

 

Neuro-oncology Committee

Manfred WESTPHAL, Committee Chairman
Dept. Neurosurgery U.K.
Eppendorf Martinistrasse 52,
20246 Hamburg, Germany
Fax:+49 (40) 42803 8121
Email: westphal@uke.uni-hamburg.de 

Vice-Chairmen: Andrew Kaye (Australia), Mark Johnson (USA)
Past President:
Members: J. Marcus Rotta (Brazil), Gelareh Zadeh (Canada),  Hugues Duffeau (France), Zvi Ram (Israel), Francesco Di Mecco (Italy), Michael Weller (Switzerland), Ian Whittle (UK), Susan Chang (USA), Mike Vogelbaum (USA), Fred Lang (USA), Yuichi HIROSE (Japan), Tsukasa KAWASE (Japan), Seow Wan Tew (Singapore), Ugur Ture (Turkey), Jose E. Valerio-Pascua (USA), Atul Goel (India), Dohyun Nam (South Korea), Jong Hee Chang (Korea), Philippe Metellus (France).
Ex-officio members:  President, Secretary & 1st Vice-President of the Federation, Coordinator of Committee Activities.

 

Neuroendocrine Committee

Akira TERAMOTO, Committee Chairman
Dept. Of Neurosurgery, Nippon Medical School
1-1-5 Sendagi, Bunkyo-ku
Tokyo 113-8603, Japan
Tel : +81 (3) 3812 6226, Fax : +81 (3) 3182 2090
Email: a-tera@nms.ac.jp

Vice Chairman: Engelbert Knosp (Austria)

Email: engelbert.knosp@meduniwien.ac.at; engelbert@knospsmz.magwien.gv.at

Members:  Dr. Michael Buchfelder (Germany), Dr. Paolo Cappabianca (Italy), Dr. Nelson M. Oyesiku (USA) Dr. Warren Selman (USA), Dr. Brooke Swearingen (USA), Dr. Syro Moreno LuÝs Vicente (Colombia), Dr. Chandrashekhar E Deopujari (India), Dr. Jong Hyun Kim (Korea), Dr. Akira Matsuno (Japan), Dr. Kazunori Arita (Japan), Dr. Shinuang Zhao (China), Shigeyuki Tahara (Japan), Sun Ho Kim (Korea),

Ex-officio members:  President, Secretary & 1st Vice-President of the Federation, Coordinator of Committee Activities.

 

Neuroendoscopy Committee

Paolo CAPPABIANCA, Committee Chairman
Department of Neurological Sciences, UniversitÓ degli Studi di Napoli Federico II
Via S. Pansini 5
Napoli 80131 Italy
+39 081 746 2559, Fax: +39 081 195 60905
Email: paolo.cappabianca@unina.it


Vice-Chairmen: Phillipe Decq (France), Federico di Rocco (France/Italy)

Members:
Luiz Carlos de Alencastro (Brazil), Yavor Enchev (Bulgaria), Federico di Rocco (France/Italy), Amir Samii (Germany), Spyros Sgouros (Greece), Sandip Chatterjee (India), Shlomi Constantini (Israel), Yoko Kato (Japan), Shizuo Oi (Japan), Takayuki Ohira (Japan), Moody Qureshi (Kenya), Azmi Alias (Malaysia), Enric Ferrer (Spain), Amin Kassam (USA), Benjamin C. Warf (USA), Molina G. Fernandez (Argentine), Cleopatra Charalampaki (Austria), Ramadan Mohamed (Egypt), Takeya Watabe (Japan), Charles Teo (Australia), Takayuki Inagaki (Japan), Fred Gentili (Canada), Chen Ge (China), Qing Lan (China), Ali Ayyad (Germany), Tetsuya Nagatani (Japan), Daniel Prevedello (USA), Samuel T. Zymberg (Brazil), Giuseppe Cinalli (Italy), Davide Locatelli (Italy), Henry Schroeder (Germany), Dieter Hellwig (Germany), Andre Grotenhuis (Netherlands), Philippe Decq (France), John Jane Jr. (USA), James M. Drake (Canada), David F. Jimenez (USA), Americo dos Santos (Brazil), Adam S. Kanter (USA), Richard G. Fessler (USA), Jean Destandau (France), Joachim Oertel (Germany), Masakazu Miyajima (Japan), Tamotsu Miki (Japan), Takayuki Kitamura (Japan), Shoichiro Ishihara (Japan), Chandrashekar Deopujri, Endelbert Knosp.
 

Neuromodulation Committee

Damianos E. Sakas, Committee Chairman
University of Athens - Medical School, Evangelismos Hospital
4 Marasli Street
Athens 106 76 Greece
Tel: +30-210-7201704-5, Fax: +30-210-724-9986
Email: sakasde@med.uoa.gr

Vice-Chairman:  Giovanni Broggi (Italy)

Members:  Gordon Baltuch (USA), Eduardo Baretto (Brazil), Fiacro Jimenez (Mexico), Athanassios Koulousakis (Germany), Jung-Kyo Lee (Korea), Guamin Luan (China), Roger Melvil (Zambia), Francisco Robaina (Spain), Takaomi Taira (Japan), Peter Teddy (Australia), Brian Simpson (UK), Ioannis G. Panourias (Greece).
Ex-officio members:  President, Secretary & 1st Vice-President of the Federation, Coordinator of Committee Activities.
 

Neurorehabilitation & Reconstructive Neurosurgery Committee

Jin Woo CHANG, Committee Chairman
Department of Neurosurgery
Yonsei University College of Medicine
SeveranceHospitalSeoul, Korea, 120-752
Tel: 82-2-2228-2159, Fax: 82-2-393-9979
Email: jchang@yuhs.ac

Honorary Chairman:  Klaus von Wild (Germany)
Vice-Chairman:  Wai S. Poon (Hong Kong)
Members: Takamitsu Yamamoto (Japan), Yoichi Katayama (Japan), Ali R Rezai (USA), Bomin Sun (China), Han-Jung Chen (Taiwan), Maximilian Mehdorn (Germany), Wen-Ta Chiu (Taiwan),Yung-Hsiao Chiang (Taiwan), Zhang-Jian Guo (China), Joachim K. Krauss (Germany), Sang Ryung Jeon (Korea), Byung CHul Sohn.(Korea),  Michael Murphy (Australia), Chikashi Fukaya (Japan), Paresh K Doshi (India), Terry Coyne (Australia), Jianguo Zhang (China), Massimiliano Visocchi (Italy)

 Ex-officio members:  President, Secretary & 1st Vice-President of the Federation, Coordinator of WFNS Committee Activities.

 

Neurosurgical Anatomy Committee

Saleem ABDULRAUF, Committee Chairman
Saint Louis University Hospital
St. Louis, Missouri 63110, USA

Tel:+ (314) - 577-8849, Fax: + (314) 577-8849
Email: mailto:abdulrsi@slu.edu 

 

Vice-Chairmen: Al Rhoton (USA)

Members: Alvaro Campero (Argentina), Francisco Tomasello (Italy), Juraj Steno (Slovak), Yousef Al- Awadi (Kuwait), Kazuhiro Hongo (Japan), Vladimir Benes (Czech), Ugur Ture (Turkey), Mircea Gorgan.

Ex-officio members:  President, Secretary & 1st Vice-President of the Federation.Coordinator of Committee Activities.

 

Neurosurgical Technology Committee

Amir Samii, Committee Chairman
International Neuroscience Institute - Hannover 
Rudolf-Pichlmayr Str. 4 
30625 Hannover, Germany
Tel:  0511-27092-400, Fax: 0511-27092-402
Email: a.samii-office@ini-hannover.de, amir@samii.org


Vice-Chairmen:  N. Martin (USA), Pierre Rabischong (France)

Members: Armando Basso (Argentina), Rudolf Fahlbusch (Germany), Shizuo Oi (Japan), E. Paglioli (Brazil),        N. Pamir (Turkey), K. Hongo (Japan), Prof. Amir Samii (Germany), Dr. K Kalangu (Zimbabwe)
 

Neurotraumatology Committee

Alexander POTAPOV, Committee Chairman
Burdenko Institute of Neurosurgery 4th Tverskaya-Yamskaya str,
16Moscow, Russia 125047

Tel:+7 (495) - 250-01-00, Fax: +7 (499) 972-86-84
Email: apotapov@nsi.ru or NPestovskaya@nsi.ru

 

Vice-Chairmen: A. David Mendelow (UK), Franco Servadei (Italy)

Members: Serik Akshulakov (Kazakhstan), Ross Bullock (USA), Evaldas Cesnulis (Switzerland), Wen-Ta Chiu (Taiwan), Kyoung-Suok Cho (Korea), George Dohrmann (USA), Raimund Firsching (Germany), Thomas Gennarelli (USA), Edgar M. Housepian (USA), Jean-Pierre Kalala (Belgium), Kazadi K.N. Kalangu (Zimbabwe),  Alexey Krivoshapkin (Russia), Andrew Maas (Belgium), Maximilian Mehdorn (Germany), Eugene Pedachenko (Ukraine), Wai Sang Poon (Hong Kong), Prem Ramani (India), Jeffrey V. Rosenfeld (Australia), Minoru Shigemori (Japan), Wolf-Ingo Steudel (Germany), Mohammad Khan Tariq (Pakistan), Charles H. Tator (Canada), Mohamed Tawfik (Egypt), Beny Atmadja Wirjomartani (Indonesia), Shu-YuanYang (China), Toshiki Yoshimini (Japan), Jeffrey Rosenfeld (Australia), Prof. Emeritus Minoru Shigemori (Japan).

Ex-officio members:  President, Secretary & 1st Vice-President of the Federation.Coordinator of Committee Activities.

 

Nominating Committee

Composed of 10 members. 9 new members nominated by EC at its 2nd meeting and then elected by EC at its final meeting during Congress. None can be re-elected. The 10th member is the former Chairperson who cannot be re-elected as Chairperson. Nominating Committee elects its own Chair and Vice-chairperson out of the 9 members nominated by EC.


Alexander V. CIUREA, Committee Chairman
Neurosurgical Clinic 1, Dr Bagdasar Arseni Hosp.
10-12  Berceni Ave.
Bucharest IV, 75622
Romania

Tel: +40-401-3343026 Fax:+40-401-3347350

Email: rsn@bagdasar-arseni.ro

Members: Helmut Bertalanffy (EANS); Adel H. El-Hakim (PAANS), A.Graham Fieggen (PAANS);  David Adelson (AANS), Mark Proctor (AANS);  Evandro de Oliveira (FLANC), Juan Carlos Oviedo (FLANC); Akira Ogawa (AASNS), Jizong Zhao (AASNS).

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