ICIUM 2011
Scientific Program Committee

An international committee is responsible for developing the scientific program for ICIUM 2011, and teams of experts develop the program of each track. Anita Wagner (awagner@hms.harvard.edu) chairs the Scientific Program Committee (SPC). Catherine Vialle-Valentin (Catherine.Vialle@post.harvard.edu) supports the work of the SPC.

ICIUM 2011 Scientific Program Committee Members

Irene Akua Agyepong
Ghana Health Service
Ghana
Samir Assaad-Khalil
Alexandria University
Egypt
Maryam Bigdeli
Alliance for Health Policy and Systems Research/WHO
Switzerland
John Chalker
Management Sciences for Health
USA
Kathleen Holloway
World Health Organization
India
Richard Laing
World Health Organization
Switzerland
Zafar Mirza
World Health Organization
Switzerland
Ricardo P�rez-Cuevas
Mexican Social Security Institute
Mexico
Dennis Ross-Degnan
Harvard University
USA
Abdel Aziz Saleh
World Health Organization
Egypt
Andreas Seiter
The World Bank
USA
G�ran Tomson
Karolinska Institute
Sweden
Anita Wagner (Chair)
Harvard University
USA

Access Team

Maryam Bigdeli*
Alliance for Health Policy and Systems Research/WHO
Switzerland
Brenda Colatrella
Merck & Co., Inc.
USA
Brian Gunn
Ministry of Health
Sultanate of Oman
Joel Lexchin
York University
Canada
Vera Lucia Luiza*
National School of Public Health
Brazil
Zafar Mirza
World Health Organization
Switzerland
Mohamed Bin Shahna*
World Health Organization
Egypt
*Track lead

Policy, Regulation, Governance Team

Kenneth Hartigan-Go Philippines MeTA Council
The Philippines
Ambrose Isah
University of Benin
Nigeria
Batool Jaffer Suleiman*
Ministry of Health
Sultanate of Oman
Richard Laing*
World Health Organization
Switzerland
Aukje Mantel-Teeuwisse Utrecht University
The Netherlands
Mohamed Ramzy Ismail World Health Organization
Egypt
Andreas Seiter
World Bank
USA
*Track Lead

Economics, Financing, Insurance Systems Team

Abayneh Desta
World Health Organization
Republic of Congo
Margaret Ewen*
Health Action International
The Netherlands
David Henry
Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences
Canada
Ibrahim Labouta*
Alexandria University
Egypt
Dennis Ross-Degnan
Harvard University
USA
Tienie Stander*
heXor South Africa
Ye Lu
Fudan University
China
*Track Lead

Child Health Team

A. Lindsay Frazier
Harvard University
USA
Antonio Ledo Alves Da Cunha
Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro
Brazil
Mohamed Naguib Massoud*
Alexandria University
Egypt
Hortensia Reyes Morales*
National Institute of Public Health
Mexico
Jonathon Simon
Boston University
USA
G�ran Tomson
Karolinska Institute
Sweden
*Track Lead

Chronic Care Team

Samir Assaad-Khalil*
Alexandria University
Egypt
David Beran
University College London
UK
Sania Nishtar*
Heartfile Pakistan
Ricardo P�rez-Cuevas
Mexican Social Security Institute
Mexico
Sauwakon Ratanawijitrasin*
Mahidol University
Thailand
Veronika Wirtz
National Institute of Public Health
Mexico
*Track Lead

HIV/AIDS & TB Team

Mohamed Abdel Aziz
The Global Fund
Switzerland
Samiha Baghdadi
World Health Organization
Egypt
David Bangsberg*
Harvard Medical School
USA
John Chalker
Management Sciences for Health
USA
Aamir J Khan
Indus Hospital Research Center
Pakistan
Jude Nwokike
Management Sciences for Health
USA
Akihiro Seita*
World Health Organization
Egypt
Michael J Stirratt
National Institute of Mental Health
USA
*Track Lead

Malaria Team

Irene Akua Agyepong
Ghana Health Service
Ghana
Hoda Atta*
World Health Organization
Egypt
Lloyd Matowe
The Global Fund
Switzerland
Wilfred Mbacham
University of Yaound� I
Cameroon
David Ofori-Adjei
Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research
Ghana
Obinna Onwujekwe*
University of Nigeria
Nigeria
*Track Lead

Drug Resistance Team

Lamia Fouad
Ain Shams Faculty of Medicine
Egypt
Stephan Harbarth
H�pitaux Universitaires de Gen�ve
Switzerland
Kathleen Holloway
World Health Organization
India
Mohan Joshi
Management Sciences for Health
USA
Elizabeth Mathai
World Health Organization
Switzerland
Rachel Nugent
Center for Global Development
USA
Ossama Rasslan*
Ain Shams Faculty of Medicine
Egypt
Cecilia St�lsby Lundborg*
Karolinska Institute
Sweden
*Track Lead




 
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