Professor Francois Haab
Professor François Haab is an urologist surgeon, specialized in functional urology and in particular in the coverage of the urinary incontinence of men and women. After a residency in Paris hospitals (APHP) and a training in the USA, François Haab joined in 1994 the service of urology of the Tenon Hospital in Paris.
He becomes professor of university in 2001, within the Faculty of Medicine Pierre and Marie Curie (Paris VI).
In 2007, he becomes chief of the urologic surgery department at the Tenon Hospital (AP-HP). In 2015, he decided to join the hospital group Diaconesses Croix Saint Simon. The same year, he also created the Urology center Paris-Opera, dedicated to the care of urinary incontinence.
In 2007, Pr. Haab drafted a report for the Minister of Health on the support of the urinary incontinence in France.
He published, in this domain in particular, more than 200 scientific articles and wrote five books dedicated to the healthcare professionals or to the general public.
Professor Dudley Robinson, MBBS MD FRCOG
Dudley Robinson trained at the Royal London Hospital qualifying in Medicine with MBBS in 1991. Throughout his training in Obstetrics and Gynaecology he has worked in and around London prior to undertaking a 3 year research fellowship with Professor Linda Cardozo in the Department of Urogynaecology at Kings College Hospital, London.
He has published widely in the field of urogynaecology and research interests include the effect of hormones and drugs on the lower urinary tract. His MD thesis at the University of London is entitled ‘Anti-diuresis in the management of daytime urinary incontinence’ and investigated the use of desmopressin nasal spray as a ‘designer drug’ for women with daytime urinary incontinence. Subsequently he completed a two-year sub-specialty training programme in Urogynaecology at Kings and was appointed as a Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist with a subspecialty interest in Urogynaecology at Kings College Hospital in July 2005.
He continues to publish widely in the field of Urogynaecology and interests include patient outcome measures in addition to the influence of drugs and hormones on the lower urinary tract. He continues to have an active role in research in lower urinary tract dysfunction within the department and supervises two subspecialty trainees and two research fellows. Currently he is Research and Development Lead in Women’s Services at Kings College Hospital. In addition he has an active role teaching both undergraduates and post graduates.
He regularly gives invited lectures both nationally and internationally and is on the editorial board on the International Urogynaecology Journal. He has published over 40 peer review papers, 70 published abstracts, 55 review articles and 37 book chapters. In addition he has co-authored two books on urinary incontinence.
He was appointed as honorary senior lecturer at Kings College London in 2009 and as a fellow of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists in 2010. He is a fellow of the Royal Society of Medicine and a member of the council forthe Obstetrics and Gynaecology Section.
He is also a member of the International Continence Society (ICS), BritishSociety of Colposcopy and Cervical Pathology (BSCCP), UK Continence Society (UKCS), British Society of Urogynaecology (BSUG) and International Urogynaecology Association (IUGA) and European Urogynaecology Association.
Professor Stefano Salvatore
Stefano Salvatore is Professor of Urogynaecology at Vita-Salute San Raffaele University and IRRCS San Raffaele Hospital. From 1995 to 1997 he was a lecturer at the Clinica Ostetrica e Ginecologica of the Insubria University in Varese. In 1999 he became consultant in Urogynaecology at the Bassini Hospital, University of Milan Bicocca and then consultant in Urogynaecology at the Clinica Ostetrica e Ginecologica of the Insubria University in Varese. He is a member of the Scientific and the Nomination Committee of the International Urogynecological Association. He is vice-president of the European Urogynaecological Association. Prof. Salvatore has authored more than 80 articles in peer-reviewed journals.
Professor Roger Dmochowski, MD, MMHC, FACS
Dr. Roger R. Dmochowski is Professor at the Department of Urology at Vanderbilt University in Nashville. He is Director of the Section of Female Pelvic Medicine and supervisor of the Fellowship in Pelvic Medicine at Vanderbilt. He is also Clinical Assistant Professor in Surgery at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences in Bethesda, Maryland. He is also Vice Chair, Section of Surgical Sciences Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Associate Director of Quality and Safety, Vanderbilt Health System, Executive Director of Risk Prevention for Vanderbilt Health System, Executive Medical Director for Patient Safety and Quality (Surgery),Associate Chief of Staff, and Medical Director of Risk Management at Vanderbilt University Hospital.
Dr. Dmochowski received his medical degree from the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston. He completed an internship and residency in surgery and urology at the University of Texas Medical School at Houston and at the M.D. Anderson Hospital and Tumor Institute in Texas. In addition, Dr. Dmochowski is subspecialty fellowship trained in female urology, neurourology, urodynamics and reconstructive urology. He is board certified in urology and female pelvic medicine and reconstruction.
Dr. Dmochowski has published more than 260 articles and 100 book chapters, and 390 abstracts, and has given over 240 presentations at various national and international meetings. Dr. Dmochowski is on the editorial board for the World Journal of Urology and Neurourology and Urodynamics, and he is a reviewer for the Journal of Urology, and Urology. He is the incoming Editor in Chief of Neurourology and Urodynamics. He is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and a member of the American Urological Association and International Continence Society. He is a trustee of the American Board of Urology. Dr. Dmochowski has been granted the Zimskind Award from the Urodynamics Society for his accomplishment in clinical treatment for incontinence. His current research interests are outcomes of incontinence therapies with a particular emphasis on quality of life issues. He also is active in bio materials evaluation.
Prof. Xavier Gamé
Dr. Gamé is Professor of Urology at the Paul Sabatier University and works in the Department of Urology, Kidney Transplantation and Andrology, Rangueil University Hospital, Toulouse, France where he runs the functional urology activity. He is member of scientific committees of different urological associations. He has published more than one hundred scientific papers.