World Gastroenterology Organisation

Global Guardian of Digestive Health. Serving the World.


Scientific Programs Committee

The Scientific Programs Committee oversees the program development of all future meetings which involve the World Gastroenterology Organisation (WGO). This task can involve large world congresses or smaller meetings in collaboration with regional and member societies.

Joost Drenth


Joost Drenth

Vice Chair

Jonathan Leighton


Anca Trifan, Romania
Tetsuo Takehara, Japan
Babatunde Duduyemi, Ghana
Claudia Defilippi, Chile
Alexander Ford, UK
Yasser Fouad, Egypt
Rodrigo Jover, Spain
Seth Gross, USA
Rado Ramanampamonjy, Madagascar
Carol A. Burke, USA
Finlay Macrae, Australia
Carolina Olano, Uruguay
 Yunsheng Yang, China
 Maryam Alkhatry, UAE
Leonid Lazebnik, Russia
Akram Pourshams, Iran
Waseem Hamoudi, Jordan
Amna Subhan Butt, Pakistan
Edson Guzman, Peru
Wai-Kay Walter Seto, Hong Kong
Leticia Moreira, Spain

Staff Liaison

Milly Gonzalez, Education and Meetings Manager


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