11th International Conference and Exhibition on

Pharmacovigilance & Drug Safety

Theme: Global Pharmacovigilance Approaches and Innovations for Patient Benefit Risk Management

OCM for Pharmacovigilance Series Conferences

Organizing Committee

OCM Member

CHRISTOPER F. TIROTTA

Director
The Heart Program of Nicklaus Children’s Hospital
USA

Biography Research Interest

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Richard H. Parrish

Director
St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children
USA

Biography Research Interest

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Eugenia Yiannakopoulou

Director
Athens University of Applied Sciences
Greece

Biography Research Interest

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Jorge Gonzalez Borroto

Senior Toxicologist
Ferrer Internacional S.A
Spain

Biography Research Interest

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Alireza Heidari

Professor
California South University (CSU)
USA

Biography Research Interest

Organizing Committee - Pharmacovigilance 2017

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Dr. Esam Ghanem

CEO
Vigi-Care BVBA
Belgium

Biography Research Interest

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Dr.Giovan Giuseppe Mattera

Human Safety, head
R&D Sigma tau SpA
Italy

Biography Research Interest

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Dr.Jorge Gonzalez Borroto

Pharmacovigilance Officer
Ferrer Internacional S.A
Spain

Biography Research Interest

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Roger M. Leblanc

Professor
University of Miami
USA

Biography Research Interest

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Mirko Diksic

Professor
McGill University
Canada

Biography Research Interest

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Emmanuel O. Akala

Professor
Howard University
USA

Biography Research Interest

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Susan Welsh

Chief Safety Officer
Sanofi
USA

Biography Research Interest

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Appu Rathinavelu

Executive Director
Rumbaugh-Goodwin Institute for Cancer Research
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Gamal Hassan A. El-Sokkary

Professor
Assiut University
Egypt

Biography Research Interest

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Mohammed Eddouks

Professor
Moulay Ismail University
Morocco, Africa

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Manish Mahajan

AGM- Medical Affairs
Cadila Pharmaceuticals
India

Biography Research Interest

Organizing Committee - Pharmacovigilance Congress 2017

OCM Member

Dr.Esam Ghanem

"Head of Drug Safety and Pharmacovigilance Department
Keyrus Biopharma Belgium"
Belgium

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Prof. Dr. Alireza Heidari

Full Professor and Academic Tenure of Chemistry & Director of the BioSpectroscopy Core Research Laboratory at Faculty of Chemistry, California South University (CSU), Irvine, California, USA & President of American International Standards Institute (AISI)
California South University
USA

Biography Research Interest

Organizing Committee - Global Pharmacovigilance 2017

OCM Member

Asif Mahmood

Associate Vice President
Pfizer
USA

Biography Research Interest

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Swamy KB

Professor
MAHSA University
Malaysia

Biography Research Interest

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Gautam Sethi

Associate Professor
National University of Singapore
Singapore

Biography Research Interest

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Gorazd Bernard Stokin

Chair
St. Anne’s University Hospital
Czech Republic

Biography Research Interest

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Shibo Jiang

Professor
Fudan University
China

Biography Research Interest

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Yusuf TUTAR

Head
Cumhuriyet University
Turkey

Biography Research Interest

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Nagwa Ali Sabri

Professor
Ain Shams University
Egypt

Biography Research Interest

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Samar N. El-Beshbishi

Professor
Mansoura University
Egypt

Biography Research Interest

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Surya P Bhatt

Principal Research Scientist
All India Institute of Medical Sciences
India

Biography Research Interest

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Atefeh Jafari

Pharm.D
Guilan University of Medical Sciences
Iran

Biography Research Interest

Organizing Committee - Pharmacovigilance 2016

OCM Member

Mario Bertazzoli

Head of Corporate Drug Safety
Helsinn Healthcare
Switzerland

Biography Research Interest

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Stephen H. Benedict

Professor of Microbiology
University of Kansas
USA

Biography Research Interest

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Saad Shakir

Director
Drug Safety Research Unit
UK

Biography Research Interest

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Kieran O’Donnell

Director of Pharmacovigilance Services
TMC Pharma Services Ltd
UK

Biography Research Interest

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Brian Edwards

Principal Consultant
NDA Regulatory Science Ltd
UK

Biography Research Interest

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Marco Manfredi

Pediatrician and Gastroenterologist
University of Pharma
France

Biography Research Interest

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Mahmud Kajbaf

Senior Scientist
Aptuit
Italy

Biography Research Interest

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Monica Butnariu

Professor
Banat’s University of Agricultural Sciences and Veterinary Medicine
Romania

Biography Research Interest

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Cristina Damatarca MD

Vice President, Medical Affairs and Pharmacovigilance,
Agility Clinical
USA

Biography Research Interest

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Subodh Bhardwaj

Vice President
Arable Corporation
USA

Biography Research Interest

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J Vijay Venkatraman

Managing Director & CEO
Oviya MedSafe
India & UK

Biography Research Interest

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Binoy Shivanna

Assistant Professor of Pediatric Medicine
Baylor College of Medicine
USA

Biography Research Interest

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Mohammed Eddouks

Professor
Moulay Ismail University
Morocco

Biography Research Interest

Organizing Committee - Pharmacovigilance Congress 2016

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Richard W. McCallum

Professor
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
USA

Biography Research Interest

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OSSAMA HUSSEIN ROSHDY

Professor
ALEXANDRIA UNIVERSITUY
Egypt

Biography Research Interest

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Petros A. Ghazaryan

Professor
Yerevan State University
Armenia

Biography Research Interest

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Raymond R. Mattingly

Professor
Wayne State School of Medicine
USA

Biography Research Interest

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Gamal Hussein

Professor
South College School of Pharmacy
United States

Biography Research Interest

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Aleksander Skotnicki

Professor
Jagiellonian University
Poland

Biography Research Interest

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Ana M. Castejon

Principal Investigator
Nova Southeastern University
USA

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Sutapa B Neogi

Professor
Public Health Foundation of India
India

Biography Research Interest

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Kelly L. Traverso

Pharmacovigilance Specialist
Deloitte’s Life Sciences R&D Strategy & Operations practice
USA

Biography Research Interest

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Alfred Zimmerlin

Senior scientist
Novartis Institutes for BioMedical Research
Switzerland

Biography Research Interest

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Michael Merz

Director
Novartis
Switzerland

Biography Research Interest

Organizing Committee - Global Pharmacovigilance 2016

OCM Member

Khaudeja Bano

Senior Medical Director, Safety & Medical Device Safety Head
Abbvie
USA

Biography Research Interest

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Akwete Lex Adjei

Executive Director
Rhodes Pharmaceuticals
USA

Biography Research Interest

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Massoud Toussi

European Lead, Epidemiology, Safety and Risk Management
IMS Health
France

Biography Research Interest

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Ehab Darwish

Medical Director
TopLab
Egypt

Biography Research Interest

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Hayam Ateyya

Faculty of Medicine
Cairo University
Egypt

Biography Research Interest

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Mohamed A. Morsy

Chemistry Department, College of Sciences
King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals
Saudi Arabia

Biography Research Interest

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Asim Ahmed Elnour

Adjunct Clinical Associate Professor
United Arab Emirates University (UAEU)
United Arab Emirates

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Farhan Ahmad Khan

Professor & HOD, Department of Pharmacology
Teerthanker Mahaveer Medical College, Hospital & Research Centre
India

Biography Research Interest

Organizing Committee - Pharmacovigilance-2015

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Shelley Gandhi

Director
NDA Group AB
UK

Biography Research Interest

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Graeme Ladds

Director
PharSafer
UK

Biography Research Interest

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Peter Lannon

Director
Lanpharm Consulting T/A Lanpharm Services
UK

Biography Research Interest

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Angela van der Salm

Director
DADA Consultancy B.V.
Netherlands

Biography Research Interest

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Brian Edwards

Principal Consultant
NDA Regulatory Science Ltd
UK

Biography Research Interest

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Pipasha Biswas

Executive Director & QPPV
Symogen Ltd
UK

Biography Research Interest

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Michael Forstner

Head of Pharmacovigilance Europe
Boehringer Ingelheim
Austria

Biography Research Interest

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Earl W. Hulihan

Professor
China Food and Drug Administration
USA

Biography Research Interest

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J Vijay Venkatraman

Managing Director & CEO
Oviya MedSafe
India & UK

Biography Research Interest

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Subodh Bhardwaj

Vice President
Arable Corporation
USA

Biography Research Interest

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Jerry Meece

Director of Clinical Services
Plaza Pharmacy and Wellness Center
USA

Biography Research Interest

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Ioan Magyar

Associate Professor
Oradea University
Romania

Biography Research Interest

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George Schroeder

Clinical Assistant Professor
University of Central Florida
USA

Biography Research Interest