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World Gastroenterology Organisation
World Gastroenterology Organisation

Publications Committee

The Publications Committee oversees all aspects associated with the focus, publication, distribution, promotion, and performance of the World Gastroenterology (WGO) publications, including the quarterly e-newsletter (e-WGN), monthly e-Alert, and the WGO website. It manages the contractual relationship with the Journal of Clinical Gastroenterology (JCG) and those of all other publication and website-related contracts entered into by WGO. It provides advice and guidance to the WGO Governing Council on the future direction and needs of the WGO publications and website.

In addition, the Publications Committee Chairperson serves as an Associate Editor of the JCG.

Alejandro Piscoya

Committee Chair

Alejandro Piscoya

Dan Dumitrascu

Committee Vice Chair

Dan Dumitrascu


Akira Andoh (Japan)
Mario Dinis-Ribeiro (Portugal)
Ronnie Fass (USA, Editor, JCG)
Waseem Hamoudi (Jordan)
Greger Lindberg (Sweden, Guidelines Committee Chair)
Finlay Macrae (Australia) (Training Centers Committee Chair)
Varocha Mahachai (Thailand)
Hatim MY Mudawi (Sudan)
Osman Cavit Ozdogan (Turkey)
Mário Reis Álvares-da-Silva (Brazil, e-WGN Co-Editor)
Jean-Christophe Saurin (France, Train the Trainers Committee Chair)
Reem Sharaiha (USA)
Christina Surawicz (USA, e-WGN Co-Editor)
Marcelo Vela (USA)
Justin CY Wu (Hong Kong)

Staff Liaisons

Jim Melberg, WGO/WGOF Program Manager

Ashley Huren, WGO/WGOF Program Manager