Jozef Kesecioglu is Professor of Intensive Care Medicine at the Department of Intensive Care Medicine, University Medical Center, Utrecht, the Netherlands. He completed his medical education and training in anesthesia and intensive care at the Medical School of University of Istanbul, Turkey, where he was later appointed as the head of the intensive care. After moving to the Netherlands in 1989, he worked in Erasmus Medical Center and Sophia Children’s Hospital Rotterdam as anesthetist and pediatric intensivist respectively. He moved to Academic Medical Center in Amsterdam as the deputy director and has become interim director in the same department, before taking up his current position in 2002 in University Medical Center in Utrecht. He has re-organised the four intensive cares and made one department of it before designing and moving to the new, award winning, state-of-the-art ICU. He is currently the chair of the Department of Intensive Care Medicine.
Professor Kesecioglu was Chairman of the Ethics Section of the European Society of Intensive Care Medicine (ESICM). After finishing his term, he worked in the Executive Committee of ESICM as the elected Chair of the Division of Scientific Affairs. He has also represented ESICM in the workgroup concerning "An official ATS/AACN/ACCP/ESICM/SCCM Policy Statement: Responding to Requests for Potentially Inappropriate Treatments in Intensive Care Units". In 2016, he is has become the President Elect of ESICM. Presently he is the President of ESICM until October 2020.
Professor Kesecioglu has authored around 130 published or in-press peer-reviewed papers and has been giving lectures in various scientific meetings. His main interests are ethics, intensive care environment and selective decontamination of the digestive tract.
Personal details and address
2015 Harvard Medical School Global Clinical Scholar Research Training Program
2012 FICM (Fellow of the Faculty of Intensive Care Medicine)
2012 FRCA (Fellow of the Royal College of Anaesthetists)
2006 Doctoral degree (MD (res), University of London)
2006 CCT in Anaesthesia and Intensive Care
2002 Medical Degree MD Italy
Awards or other academic distinctions
2016 Invited Lecture for Professorship in Intensive Care Medicine Zurich University
2015 Opening Lecture Italian Society of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care (SIAARTI)
2015 Readership (Associate Professorship) St George’s University of London
2015 Commendation Harvard Medical School GCSRT Program
2014 Best Abstract European Society of Intensive Care Medicine (Barcelona 2014)
2014 Associate Professorship License from Italian Ministry of Education and Research
2006 Top marks CCT in Anaesthesia and Intensive Care (70/70 summa cum laude)
2006 Finalist for the ICS Gold Medal Award for young investigators
2004 SIAARTI Grant Scholarship Award for young trainees
2002 Hyppocratic Oath speaker, Udine (Italy) medical chamber (youngest doctor with top marks of the year)
2002 Top marks Italian medical degree (110/110 summa cum laude)
• Clinical Director Adult Critical Care St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
• Reader in Anaesthesia and Intensive Care St George’s University of London
• Head of Research, Adult Critical Care Directorate
• Critical Care Lead Epsom and St Helier University Hospitals
• Senior Consultant in Anaesthesia and Intensive Care. St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
• Basic and Clinical Sciences Lead MBBS St George's University of London
SUMMARY OF EDUCATION
2014-2015 Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA - Global Clinical Scholar Research Training Program.
2006-2010 Doctoral Degree “Doctor of Medicine” MD(res) - University of London
2002-2006 Specialist training in Anaesthesia and Intensive Care - School of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, University of Udine, Italy. Final marks and Completion of CCT 70/70 summa cum laude
Jan-Jul 2001 Erasmus scholarship - School of Medicine, Autonoma University of Madrid, Spain
1996-2002 Medical school - School of Medicine and Surgery, University of Udine, Italy. Final marks 110/110 summa cum laude and youngest graduate with top marks
1991-1996 Education - Liceo Scientifico G. Marinelli Udine, Italy. Final marks 58/60
SUMMARY OF MEDICAL AND PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
Summary of professional experiences
2015-present Reader in Anaesthesia and Intensive Care St George's University of London
2013-present Basic and Clinical Science Lead St George's University of London
2014-present Clinical Lead of Division Clinical Research Network South London
2013-present Co-director Research Cadiz University Intensive Care Research Laboratory
2012-2014 Clinical Specialty Co-Chair Clinical Research Network South London
2012-present Research Director Adult Critical Care St George’s Hospital, London
2009-2014 Senior Lecturer St George's University of London
2008-present Consultant in Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, St George’s Hospital, London, UK
2007-2008 Consultant in Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, Ospedale Santa Maria della Misericordia, Udine, Italy
2005-2007 Clinical Fellow, General Intensive Care, St George’s Hospital, London, UK
2005 Honorary Clinician, General Intensive Care, St George’s Hospital London, UK
2002-2005 Trainee, Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, School of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine, University of Udine, Udine, Italy
2002-2001 Intern Department of Medicine, University of Udine, Udine, Italy
Intern Department of General Surgery, University of Udine, Udine, Italy
Department of Paediatrics, University of Udine, Udine, Italy
Additional provider status
I also have provider status in the following area:
2007 ATLS 2007: Advanced Trauma and Life Support
Name: Armand R.J. Girbes, MD, PhD
Nationality: Dutch &French
Current academic position and last positions held
2001 – today (full) Professor in Intensive Care Medicine Chairman department of Intensive Care, University Hospital VU medical centre, Amsterdam
1998 – 2001 Associate professor in Intensive Care Medicine, Department of Surgery, VUmc, Amsterdam
1991 – 1998 Senior consultant and lecturer, ICU, department of Surgery, University Hospital Groningen
1991 – today Intensivist-internist
1997 – today Clinical pharmacologist
1991 – 1998 Lecturer in Emergency Medicine and Intensive Care, State University Groningen, NL
1998 – today Involved in educational programme University VU, Amsterdam:Intensive Care Medicine (and Emergency Medicine)
1998 – 2002 Deputy responsible for (postgraduate) training in Intensive Care Medicine, VUmc
2002 – today Primary responsible (trainer) for (postgraduate) training in Intensive Care Medicine, VUmc
2001 – today Professor/lecturer for emergency medicine and intensive care medicine
1984 Registered as MD in Dutch Board
1991 PhD thesis, State University of Groningen (Title: Clinical Aspects of new dopamine agonists)
1991 Register as Internist in Dutch Specialist Registration Board (SRC)
1993 Registered as intensivist
1997 Registered as clinical pharmacologist
1977 Diploma Gymnasium beta (High school)
1984 MD, State University Groningen
1991 PhD, State University Groningen
1981 Qualified teacher in gymnastics
Publications and scientific work
See Medline/PubMed, author Girbes A* http://1.usa.gov/YJggGP
>250 publications as author/co-author
>300 on national and international symposia
- Member Editorial Board Netherlands Journal of Medicine 1997-present
- European Editorial Advisory Board member. Care of the Critically Ill.
- The Journal for Critical Care Professionals. (1998-2006)
- Member editorial board “Nederlands Tijdschrift voor Intensive Care” (1993 – 2002)
- Member editorial board Netherlands Journal for Critical Care (2003 - 2007)
- Member editorial board Hospital ICU management (2004 – present)
- Member editorial Board Intensive Care Medicine (2013-today)
- Chairman Dutch board for training in Intensive Care Medicine(2003-2009)
- 2003 Chairman European Congress of the ESICM, Amsterdam
- Chairman Subcommittee for Determination of Levels of Intensive Care on behalf of The Dutch Institute for Healthcare Improvement(CBO)
- International advisor Irish Healthcare Authorities for the organization of Intensive Care in Ireland (2008-2009)
- Chairman national intensive care guideline, 2010-2011
- Former Dutch representative in ESICM council
- Member board European Diploma in Intensive Care
- Member European Board of Intensive Care Medicine
- Chairman National Audit commission for quality of Intensive Care (2004-2012)
- Chairman EDIC part 2 examination European Diploma in Intensive Care for the Netherlands (2013-2017)
- Secretary and member Executive Committee of ESICM(European Society of IntensiveCare Medicine) (2015- 2018)
- Chair Division of Scientific Affairs (DSA) of ESICM
- Member of Dutch Society of Clinical Pharmacology, British Pharmacological Society, Dutch Society of Intensive Care, ESICM
Fluent speech: Dutch, French, German, and English
Basic speech: Spanish
Daniel De Backer (born on December 28, 1961 in Brussels) is specialized in intensive care medicine and obtained his PhD thesis at the Université Libre de Bruxelles.
Daniel. De Backer is Head of Intensive Care departments CHIREC Hospitals (Brussels and Braine l’Alleud-Waterloo) and Professor of Intensive Care at the Université Libre de Bruxelles (Brussels). His main fields of investigations are sepsis, organ dysfunction and support, circulatory failure, hemodynamic monitoring (including echocardiography), hepato-splanchnic circulation and microcirculatory disorders.
Daniel De Backer has signed more than 300 original articles, serves as reviewer for 30 journals, and is Associate Editor of several journals including “Critical Care” and “Annals of Intensive Care”.
Daniel De Backer is Past-President of the European Society of Intensive Care Medicine (2014-2016).
Professor Wendon is an intensive care specialist with a specific interest in liver failure. Within that field her specific focus is that of prognostication, organ failure support and management in the context of liver failure and the immunological disturbances seen in patients with liver failure. Publications relating to management of cerebral oedema, prognositication in ALF and a large RCT of plasma exchange have impacted on the management of patients.
She has published > 250 articles on this field and continues to work, in research, lecturing and bedside teaching to improve the management and outcome of patients with liver disease requiring intensive care support.
Guest Professor Anaesthesia and Intensive Care
University of Göttingen - Germany
He is currently working as Gastprofessor at the University of Göttingen (Germany).
He invented the “Extracorporeal CO2 Removal” and promoted the "baby lung" (1980's) and mechanical power concepts (2016). He has previously served as President for the Italian National Society of Anesthesia, and Intensive Care, the European Society of Intensive Care, and the World Federation of Societies of Intensive and Critical Care Medicine. His research focuses on the pathophysiology and treatment of acute respiratory failure, sepsis and acid base disorders. He has published more than 400 research articles in peer reviewed journals. He is Honorary Member of the German Society of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care, Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and was awarded with the Life Time Achievement Award by the American Society of Anesthesiology, the American Society of Critical Care Medicine and the European Society of Intensive Care and the French Society of Intensive Care.
RPSS : 10001521466 CNOM : 75486 ADELI : 75 1 61468 6
Université Paris-Diderot, Sorbonne Paris-Cité, Faculté de médecine;
Saint Louis Hospital, 1 Avenue Claude Vellefaux, 75010 Paris, France.
ECSTRA team, Biostatistics and clinical epidemiology, UMR 1153 (center of epidemiology and biostatistic Sorbonne Paris Cité, CRESS), INSERM,
Professor of Medicine, Specialty Pulmonary Medicine and Critical care
Director of the Medical-ICU of the Saint-Louis Teaching Hospital, Paris, France
• Director of the research group on the management of acute respiratory failure and outcomes in critically ill immunocompromised patients (GRR-OH, created in 2005, 33 centers). Nine-I investigators (68 ICUs in 16 countries in the US and Canada).
• Director of the French FAMIREA study group (1996, 100 centers throughout France): a multicenter collaborative multidisciplinary group aimed at improving effectiveness of communication with family members of ICU-patients. This group is funded by the Ministry of Health and the French Society for Critical Care (SRLF)
• Past Chairman of the ethics section of the European Society of Intensive Care Medicine
• Editor in chief of Intensive Care Medicine (2012-2018), Impact factor 15
• Member of the executive committee of the European Society of Intensive Care Medicine
Title, name Prof. Dr. Thomas W.L. Scheeren
Education (University, degree, doctorate and further graduations)
1982-1988 Heinrich-Heine-University Düsseldorf, Germany
June 1988 Final State Examination
July 1988 Approbation as Medical Doctor (MD)
1989 Promotion (Doctoral Thesis)
1995 Speciality in Anaesthesiology
1999 Habilitation, Associate Professor (Privat-Dozent)
2002 Speciality in Emergency Medicine
2003 Speciality in Intensive Care Medicine
2004 Full Professor
|1988-1996||Department of Clinical Anaesthesiology, University Düsseldorf, Germany||Heinrich-Heine-|
|1996-1999||Institute of Experimental Anaesthesiology, University Düsseldorf, Germany||Heinrich-Heine-|
|1999-2004||Department of Clinical Anaesthesiology, University Düsseldorf, Germany||Heinrich-Heine-|
|2004-2009||Department of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care, University Hospital Rostock, Germany|
|1.1.2010-present||Department of Anaesthesiology, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands: Professor in Cardiothoracic Anesthesia|
Fields of study
Hemodynamic Monitoring, Echocardiography, Microcirculation and tissue oxygenation
Membership of scientific societies
European Society of Anaesthesiologists (ESA)
German Society of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine (DGAI)
Dutch Society of Anesthesiology (NVA) American Society of Anesthesiology (ASA)
European Society of Intensive Care Medicine (ESICM)
German Sepsis Society (DSG)
International Anesthesia Research Society (IARS)
Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists (SCA)
reviewer for scientific Journals such as Intensive Care Medicine, Critical Care Medicine, British Journal of Anaesthesia etc.
Editorial Board Journal of Clinical Monitoring and Computing 2014-2017 Member of the Research Committee of the European Society of Intensive Care Medicine (ESICM)
Associate Editor Journal of Clinical Monitoring and Computing 1/2016-12/2018 Chair Scientific Subcommittee 14 (Monitoring, Ultrasound and Equipment) of the European Society of Anaesthesiology (ESA)
Chair Cardiovascular Dynamics Section of the European Society of Intensive Care Medicine (ESICM)
Prof. Dr. Nicole Juffermans is board certified in internal medicine and in Intensive Care Medicine since 2006.
She is a staff member at the Department of Intensive Care Medicine at the Onze Lieve Vrouwe Gasthuis in Amsterdam and co-chair of the Laboratory of Experimental Intensive Care and Anesthesiology (L.E.I.C.A.) of the Amsterdam University Medical Center.
She is appointed professor of translational Intensive Care at the University of Amsterdam since 2016.
In collaboration with international study groups in the field of trauma, transfusion and coagulation, she performs basic studies and clinical trials on efficacy and alternatives of blood transfusion as well as on diagnostics of coagulation. She has published > 230 articles in peer-reviewed journals.
Kirsten Colpaert is associate professor at the Ghent University Hospital in Belgium.
She is an anesthesiology trained intensivist with a specific interest in quality improvement through information technology, which was also the focus of her PhD. Clinical and research interests are neuro-ICU, sedation and delirium, and burn care.
She is vice-president of the Belgian Intensive Care College, as well as board member of the Belgian Association of Burn Injuries.
She is co-founder of MATRIC, which is an highly granular database of all adult ICU patients in 3 university hospitals, and MICA, which is the Belgian ICU benchmarking initiative.
Dr. R. Phillip Dellinger is Professor of Medicine and Distinguished Scholar at Cooper Medical School of Rowan University(CMSRU).
He is Senior Critical Care Attending and Director Cooper Research Institute, Cooper University Health (CUH).
He was formally Chair/Chief of Medicine and Director Critical Care at CMSRU and CUH.
He is Adjunct Professor, Department of Pulmonary Medicine, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center.
Dr. Dellinger has authored over 250 journal articles and book chapters as well as edited over 30 books and journal issues in the fields of critical care medicine and lung disease, featuring both laboratory and clinical research.
His primary academic interests are new innovative sepsis therapies, sepsis management and sepsis performance improvement.
He co-edited the second, third and fourth (2014) edition of Critical Care Medicine (Mosby) and co-edits the fifth edition to be published in 2018.
He is associate editor of Critical Care Medicine journal.
He was inducted as a Master Fellow in the College of Critical Care Medicine in 2012 and is a Past President of the Society of Critical Care Medicine.
He was the recipient of the SCCM Lifetime Achievement Award in 2015.
He is past chairman of the International Sepsis Forum (ISF) and currently serves on the ISF Council.
He was the lead author of the 2004, 2008 and 2012 Surviving Sepsis Campaign International Guidelines on the Management of Severe Sepsis and Septic Shock and senior author on the 2016 guidelines. He is a recipient of the Bronze Star and Purple Heart during his service in Vietnam in 1971.
As clinical research director and principal research scientist at the MIT Laboratory for Computational Physiology (LCP), and as a practicing intensive care unit (ICU) physician at the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC), Leo brings together clinicians and data scientists to support research using data routinely collected in the process of care.
His group built and maintains the publicly-available Medical Information Mart for Intensive Care (MIMIC) database and the Philips-MIT eICU Collaborative Research Database, with more than 12,000 users from around the world.
MIMIC-III has been cited more than 500 times since 2016. In addition, Leo is one of the course directors for HST.936 – global health informatics to improve quality of care, and HST.953 – collaborative data science in medicine, both at MIT. He is an editor of the textbook for each course, both released under an open access license. "Secondary Analysis of Electronic Health Records" has been downloaded more than 500,000 times, and has been translated to Mandarin. Finally, Leo has spoken in more than 35 countries across 6 continents about the value of data and learning in health systems.
David Pilcher is an Intensive Care Specialist at The Alfred Hospital in Melbourne. He trained in respiratory and general medicine in the UK before moving to Australia in 2002 to undertake training in Intensive Care Medicine. His interests include organ donation, lung transplantation, ECMO, severity adjustment of ICU outcomes, ICU performance monitoring and the epidemiology of Intensive Care medicine.
He is the Chairman of the Australian and New Zealand Intensive Care Society (ANZICS) Centre for Outcome and Resource Evaluation (CORE) which runs the bi-National critical care registries. He is a medical advisor to DonateLife in Victoria.
He is also an Adjunct Clinical Professor with the Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine at Monash University.
Prof Rinaldo Bellomo, AO, MBBS, MD, PhD, FCICM, FRACP, FAAHMS is Professor of Intensive Care Medicine with the University of Melbourne, Honorary Professor of Medicine with Monash University, Principal Research Fellow, Howard Florey Institute, University of Melbourne, Director of Intensive Care Research and Staff Specialist in Intensive Care at the Austin Hospital, Melbourne.
He is the Co-chair of the Australian and New Zealand Intensive Care Research Centre.
He is Editor in Chief of Critical Care and Resuscitation. He has authored > 1300 PubMed cited papers and >150 book chapters and has delivered >300 national and international lectures.
For the last 6 years he has been in the list of most cited investigators in clinical medicine in the world (Thomson-Reuters).
In 2014, he was selected as one of the most outstanding scientific minds in the world for the previous decade (Thomson-Reuters).
Masaji Nishimura, MD, PhD
Tokushima Prefectural Central Hospital, Japan
I (born on March 4, 1956 in Osaka Japan) am specialized in intensive care medicine and obtained PhD thesis at the Osaka University Medical School.
I was a Professor in the Department of Critical Care & Emergency Medicine at the Tokushima University Graduate School 2004-2018.
My main field of investigation are mechanical ventilation, lung injury, patient-ventilator asynchrony, and work of breathing.
Recently I have been interested in muscle atrophy and sleep disturbances in ICU patients, and high-flow nasal cannula oxygen therapy.
I serves as reviewer for several journals including Critical Care and Respiratory Care.
Professor and Chairman of the Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine at Fujita Health University School of Medicine.
He is the President of the Japanese Society of Intensive Care Medicine (from 9th March 2020 )(President of the 47th Annual Meeting 2020), the President of Japan Society for Blood Purification in Critical Care (President of the 29th Annual Meeting 2018), and an executive board member of Japanese Society of Respiratory Care Medicine (President of the 38th Annual Meeting 2016).
He was one of the panelists of SSCG 2016. He was also the chairman of the committee for the Japanese clinical practice guidelines for the management of sepsis and septic shock 2016(J-SSCG2016), and he is the director in charge of the committee for J-SSCG2020.
His main research interests include sepsis, blood purification, critical care nephrology, critical care nutrition, post intensive care syndrome, and extra-corporeal membrane oxygenation.
President of the Korean Society of Critical Care Medicine (since 2018 to present)
Vice President of Seoul Medical Association (since 2018 to present)
Vice President of the Korean Society of Critical Care Medicine (since 2016 to 2018)
Editor- in-Chief of the Korean Journal of Critical Care Medicine (since 2008 to 2016)
Mar. 2014 – Feb. 2018: Chairman of the Department of Anesthesiology, Pain and Critical Medicine, Catholic University of Korea, College of Medicine
Since 1989 to present: Faculty member of the Department of Anesthesiology, Pain and Critical Medicine, Catholic University of Korea, College of Medicine
Dr. Koh is a physician scientist working as a Professor of Department of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, a Professor of Department of Medical Humanities & Social Sciences, and a critical care physician at Asan Medical Center, University of Ulsan College of Medicine in Korea.
His main research interests include respiratory failure, sepsis, and end-of-life cares. He has published more than 360 articles in peer review journals.
He had served critical care societies as a President of Korean Society of Critical Care Medicine, and served as an organizing chairman of the 12th World Federation of Societies of Intensive and Critical Care Medicine (WFSICCM) Congress in 2015 including a council period of the WFSICCM for 8 years.
He has been contributing Asian critical cares by organizing Asian Ventilation Forum and Asian Collaboration of Critical Care Trial Group.
Director Critical Care, Sanjeevan Hospital, Pune
Director Critical Care, MJM Hospital, Pune.
President ,ISCCM FROM 3/2/2019.
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Licensed to practice Internal Medicine and Critical Care by Maharashtra Medical Council of India since 1993 Reg. No. 75852
AWARDS / HONORS
Dr Gentle S Shrestha is a neurointensivist and Associate Professor in Department of Anaesthesiology, at Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital at Kathmandu, Nepal.
He is the current treasurer of Nepalese Society of Critical Care Medicine (NSCCM) and is the Fellow of Neurocritical Care Society (FNCS).
He has over 100 peer reviewed publications in national and international journals, including NEJM, JAMA, Lancet Infectious Disease, JAMA Neurology, etc.
His fields of interest are Neurocritical care, point-of-care ultrasound, sepsis in resource limited settings and precision medicine.
Dr Chia Yew Woon is a Senior Consultant Cardiologist and Intensivist and Director of the Cardiac Intensive Care Unit in Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore. His diverse interests include hemodynamic monitoring, mechanical circulatory support and critical care ultrasound for which he has been supporting educational efforts in these areas. He also leads a successful post-cardiac arrest care program, is a faculty in many of the regional cardiac arrest courses and current Chairman of the Singapore National TTM Workgroup. He currently serves as an Adjunct Assistant Professor with the local medical school.