Speakers

Prof. Markus Schlaich

Prof. Markus Schlaich Australia Dobney Chair in Clinical Research, Dobney Hypertension Centre, School of Medicine – Royal Perth Hospital Unit, Australia.Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry & Health Sciences , The University of Western Australia. Professor Schlaich is a renal physician and an ESH accredited hypertension specialist with a strong background in clinical research. His main scientific…

Prof. Evangelos J. Giamarellos-Bourboulis

Prof. Evangelos J. Giamarellos-Bourboulis Germany Professor of Internal Medicine. Director of Master (MSc) Program of Infectious Diseases, 4th Department of Internal Medicine, ATTIKON University Hospital, Greece. Guest Professor, Center for Sepsis Control and Care, Jena University Hospital, Germany. Professor Giamarellos-Bourboulis is an internal medicine and infectious diseases specialist. His main research contribution is immunomodulation in…

Dr. Sheri Pruitt

Dr. Sheri Pruitt United States Former Director, Behavioral Science Integration, Kaiser Permanente. Principal and Founder, Evidence Based Answers, LLC (psychological and behavioral science consulting) Dr Sheri Pruitt is a licensed clinical psychologist with 29 years of experience in academia, private and public health care systems, and independent consulting. For 16 years, she was Director of…

Prof. Lale Tokgözoğlu

Prof. Lale Tokgözoğlu Turkey Professor of Cardiology at Hacettepe University, Ankara, Turkey. Professor Tokgözoğlu is Past-President of the European Atherosclerosis Society and Deputy Editor of the European Heart Journal. She chaired the ‘Atherosclerosis and Vascular Biology Working Group of the European Society of Cardiology’ from 2008 to 2010. Professor Tokgözoğlu has served on the Board…

Prof. Johannes Bitzer

Prof. Johannes Bitzer Switzerland Director of the Diploma of Advanced Studies in Sexual Medicine at the Advanced Study Center of the University of Basel, and Emeritus Professor at the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University Hospitals of the University of Basel, Switzerland. Professor Bitzer is former Head of the Division of Psychosomatic and…

Prof. Atul Pathak

Prof. Atul Pathak Monaco Professor of Medicine and the Head of the Department of Cardiovascular Medicine at the Princess Grace Hospital in Monaco. Professor Pathak is a pharmacologist and cardiologist. He is currently President of the European Society for Patient Care (SETE – Société d’Éducation Thérapeutique Européenne) and President elect of the French Society for…

Prof. Enrique de Madaria

Prof. Enrique de Madaria Spain Associate Professor of Gastroenterology, Miguel Hernández University, Elche, Spain. Coordinator of the Biliary-Pancreatic Unit at Alicante’s University General Hospital. President of the Spanish Association of Gastroenterology. Professor de-Madaria’s research interests are in pancreatic diseases, with a special interest on collaborative research.  He has designed and led both national and international…

Prof. John Piette

Prof. John Piette United States Professor in the Department of Health Behavior Health Education and Director of the Center for Managing Chronic Disease, Ann Arbor, US. Professor Piette is a global leader in innovation for chronic disease self-management support. His work focuses on improving access to quality self-management support among patients with a variety of…

Prof. Matthias Löhr

Prof. Matthias Löhr Sweden Professor of Gastroenterology & Hepatology at the Karolinska Institut, Sweden and leads the Pancreatic Team at Karolinska University Hospital. Professor Löhr’s research interest is in pancreatic diseases, both clinically and in the lab. His focus is on chronic and autoimmune pancreatitis, pancreatic exocrine function and testing, and the endo-exo-axis.   He has…

Dr. Bernard Vrijens

Dr. Bernard Vrijens Belgium Dr Vrijens is invited Professor of Biostatistics and the University of Liege, Belgium and CEO of AARDEX who develop and market hardware, software and algorithmic solutions to measure and manage medication adherence. An early career as a Chief Science Officer and a Statistician led to an interest in compliance patterns and…