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Clinical Research Committee

The Clinical Research Committee coordinates WGO-endorsed clinical research projects and related initiatives and advises WGO on relevant research-related issues and activities.

Chair, Clinical Research Committee, Prof. Des Leddin

Committee Chair

Desmond Leddin

Govind Makharia

Committee Vice Chair

Govind Makharia


Alan Barkun (Canada)
Aykut Ferhat Çelik (Turkey)
Ye Chen (China)
Hilmi Daoud (Sudan)
Reda Elwakil (Egypt)
Saeed S. Hamid (Pakistan)
Takanori Kanai (Japan)
Justin Yeong Yeh Lee (Malaysia)
Finlay Macrae (Australia, Training Centers Committee)
Elias Makhoul (Lebanon)
Mark Topazian (USA, Endoscopy, Other Procedures & Outreach Interest Group)
Kaichun Wu (China, Promotion of Education in Asia-Pacific Region)

Staff Liaison

Caley Mutrie, WGO/WGOF Executive Director

Ranelle Graber, WGO/WGOF Program Manager