World Gastroenterology Organisation

Global Guardian of Digestive Health. Serving the World.


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)
Hugo Cedrón (Peru)
Mario Dinis-Ribeiro (Portugal)
Ronnie Fass, Editor, JCG (USA)
Waseem Hamoudi (Jordan)
John Karagiannis (Greece)
Varocha Mahachai (Thailand)
Hatim MY Mudawi (Sudan)
Osman Cahit Ozdogan (Turkey)
Reem Sharaiha (USA)
Marcelo Vela (USA)
Justin CY Wu (Hong Kong)
Antonio Mendoza-Ladd (USA)
Finlay Macrae, Training Centers Committee Chair (Australia)
David Armstrong, Guidelines Committee Chair (Canada)
Jean-Christophe Saurin, TTT Committee Chair (France)
Mário Reis Álvares-da-Silva, e-WGN Co-Editor (Brazil)
Anita Afzali, e-WGN Co-Editor (USA)

Staff Liaisons

Megan Uhlenhake, WGO Program Manager

Zachary Blevins, WGO Communications and Development Manager


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