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 Committee

HONORARY COMMITTEE

Professor Pierre-François UNGER
State Councilor, Department of Economy and Health
Republic and Canton of Geneva

Professor Jean-Louis CARPENTIER
Dean, Faculty of Medicine, University of Geneva

Mr. Bernard GRUSON
Director General
University Hospital of Geneva

Professor Pierre DAYER
Medical Director
University Hospital of Geneva

SCIENTIFIC COMMITTEE

Professor Maurice BEGHETTI, Geneva, Switzerland

Professor Alain CARPENTIER, Paris France

Doctor K.M. CHERIAN, Chennai, India

Professor James L. COX, Naples, FL. USA

Professor Louis LOUTAN, Geneva, Switzerland

Professor François MACH, Geneva, Switzerland

Professor William M. NOVICK, Memphis, TN, USA

Doctor Carlos ROYOS, Lausanne, Switzerland

Professor Mohammed ANZARI YAKUB, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

LOCAL ORGANIZING COMMITTEE

Chairman
Prof. Afksendiyos KALANGOS, MD, PhD, FECTS, DSc (Hon.)
President and Founder Global Forum on Humanitarian Medicine
in cardiology and Cardiac Surgery
Chairman, Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Geneva, Switzerland

Vice-Chairman
Paul Nemir Endowed Professor
Surgery and International Child Health
University of Tennessee Health Sciences Center
Founder and Medical Director
International Children's Heart Foundation

Secretary General
Dr. Jan T. CHRISTENSON, MA, MD, PhD, MBA, FETCS
Secretary General and Founder Global Forum on Humanitarian Medicine
in cardiology and Cardiac Surgery
Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Geneva, Switzerland

Members
Dr K.M. CHERIAN, MS, FRACS, DSc (Hon.),
Chairman & CEO, Frontier Lifeline & Cherian Heart Foundation, Chennai, India

Prof. James L. COX, MD
President & CEO World heart Foundation, Naples, FL, USA

Mrs Alice GRAINGER-GASSER
Project Manager, World Heart Federation, Geneva, Switzerland


Other Organising Members

Ms. Bistra Zheleva,
Asst. Director of Int’l Programs,
Children’s HeartLink, Minneapolis, MN, USA

Mrs Robin AUSTIN KING
Executive Director, World Heart Foundation

Dr. Mustafa CIKIRICIOGLU, MD, PhD
Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Geneva, Switzerland

Mrs Bistra ZHELEVA
Childrens Heartlink, International Programs Manager


 

 
  GFHM 2011