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Use some of these suggested key words to help identify a mentor. You can highlight the word, copy it and paste it into the search box or simply type it in: career development, research, clerkships, treatment methods, volunteering programs, international research sabbaticals, relocation assistance, grant writing, manuscript writing, presenting research. Prolapse, Stress urinary incontinence, Urge urinary incontinence, Fecal incontinence, Fistula, Pelvic pain, Physiotherapy, Hormone therapy, Robotic surgery, Vaginal surgery, Laparoscopic surgery, Abdominal surgery, Vaginal mesh, Imaging, Neuromodulation, Botox, Gender reassignment, Basic science, Genomics, Epidemiology, Clinical research

NOTE: Mentors do not provide clinical training experiences. If you are interested in worldwide training programs, please click here to visit IUGA’s training site directory.

 

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Lynsey Hayward

Posted By Amy Cassini, Tuesday, October 21, 2014

First Name: Lynsey

Last Name: Hayward

Title: Attending / Consultant

Number of years in current role: 14

Affiliated Institution: Auckland University Medical School, Middlemore Hospital

City: Auckland

State / Province: Auckland

Country: New Zealand

Email Address: lmhayward@middlemore.co.nz

Have you ever served in a teaching/management role before?  yes I'm a training supervisor for our specialist programme and an examiner for the RANZCOG examination

Have you ever served as a mentor before: yes many times

If so, where? Middlemore Hospital

How many studies have you served as the primary investigator on? but 8-10 as lead investigator work as part of a research group

I can provide mentorship in the following categories (please check all that apply)
career development advice

·         research advice

·         coordinating research collaborations

·         teaching visiting physicians treatment methods (surgical or non-surgical)

·         manuscript writing

·         presenting research

·         logistical assistance w/international relocation for research/clinical work

What qualifies you to be a mentor in the areas you checked? I’m an experienced clinician in a busy teaching hospital with a large clinical workload. I’m a reviewer for several journals and have young researchers and medical students working with me. I work as part of a pelvic floor research group in conjunction with the Auckland University Bioengineering group. I’m the Public Relations chair for IUGA and treasurer for the Australasian Urogynae society. I’m very happy to help assist and proof read for IUGA members in particular where English isn’t a first language and members are wishing to publish their research.

Which of the following are areas of interest to you? (please check all that apply):

·         Prolapse

·         Stress urinary incontinence

·         Urge urinary incontinence

·         Vaginal surgery

·         Laparoscopic surgery

·         Abdominal surgery

·         Vaginal mesh

·         Botox

·         Basic science

·         Clinical research

Tags:  basic science  botox  laparoscopy  manuscript writing  mesh  prolapse  relocation assistance  research  research advice  SUI  surgery  teaching visiting physicians treatment methods  UUI 

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Vivian Sung

Posted By Amy Cassini, Monday, September 15, 2014

First Name: Vivian

Last Name: Sung

Title: Attending / Consultant

Number of years in current role: 8

Affiliated Institution: Brown Medical School

City: Providence

State / Province: RI

Country: USA

Email Address: vsung@wihri.org

Have you ever served in a teaching/management role before? Yes

Have you ever served as a mentor before? Yes

If so, where? Brown Medical School students, residents, fellows, and SGS Fellow's Pelvic Research Network previous Chair and current Senior Advisory Board Member

How many studies have you served as the primary investigator on? 20-30

I can provide mentorship in the following categories (please check all that apply):

·         career development advice

·         research advice

·         coordinating research collaborations

·         grant writing

·         manuscript writing

·         presenting research

 

What qualifies you to be a mentor in the areas you checked? I have experience in both career development and research mentorship at a local and national level. I have provided mentorship at all levels including to numerous students, residents and fellows. I formerly chaired and helped to develop infrastructure for the Fellow's Pelvic Research Network under the Society of Gynecologic Surgeons and currently serve as the co-Chair for the SGS-AUGS Fellow's Network. I serve as the thesis mentor for all fellows at the Brown fellowship program, which includes 8 graduated fellows and 4 current fellows.

Which of the following are areas of interest to you? (please check all that apply):

·         Prolapse

·         Stress urinary incontinence

·         Urge urinary incontinence

·         Fecal incontinence

·         Vaginal surgery

·         Laparoscopic surgery

·         Epidemiology

·         Clinical research

Tags:  advice  career advice  epidemiology  fecal incontinence  grant writing  laparoscopic  manuscript writing  pop  prolapse  research  research collaborations  SUI  surgery  UUI 

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Edna Cortes Fuentes

Posted By Amy Cassini, Monday, August 11, 2014

First Name: Edna

Last Name: Cortes Fuentes

Title: Attending / Consultant

Number of years in current role: 10

Affiliated Institution: Instututo Mexicano del Seguro Social

City: Mexico City

State / Province: Mexico City

Country: Mexico

Email Address: cortesfe@yahoo.com   

Have you ever served in a teaching/management role before? Yes

Have you ever served as a mentor before? no

If so, where?     

How many studies have you served as the primary investigator on? 10

I can provide mentorship in the following categories (please check all that apply):  
  • career development advice
  • research advice
  • coordinating clinical training clerkships for physicians-in-training
  • teaching visiting physicians treatment methods (surgical or non-surgical)
  • setting up international and national volunteering programs
  • setting up international research sabbaticals
  • relocation assistance

What qualifies you to be a mentor in the areas you checked? My experience being fellowship director of the Urogynecology and Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery Program in "Luis Castelazo Ayala" Hospital, one of the most important centers in Mexico. I am member of Urogynecology Society in this country.

Which of the following are areas of interest to you? (please check all that apply):

  • Prolapse
  • Stress urinary incontinence
  • Urge urinary incontinence
  • Fecal incontinence
  • Fistula
  • Hormone therapy
  • Vaginal surgery
  • Abdominal surgery
  • Vaginal mesh
  • Clinical research

Tags:  fecal incontinence  fistula  hormone therapy  international research sabbaticals  pop  prolapse  relocation  research  research advice  stress urinary incontinence  sui  surgery  teaching visiting physicians treatment methods  urge urinary incontinence  uui 

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Rajeev Ramanah

Posted By Amy Cassini, Monday, August 11, 2014

First Name: Rajeev

Last Name: Ramanah

Title: Attending / Consultant

Number of years in current role: 10

Affiliated Institution: Besancon University Medical Centre

City: Besancon

State / Province: France

Country: France

Email Address: rajeev.ramanah@univ-fcomte.fr  

Have you ever served in a teaching/management role before? Yes

Have you ever served as a mentor before? Yes

If so, where? France

How many studies have you served as the primary investigator on? 2

I can provide mentorship in the following categories (please check all that apply):

research advice

coordinating research collaborations

coordinating clinical training clerkships for physicians-in-training

teaching visiting physicians treatment methods (surgical or non-surgical)

setting up international research sabbaticals

grant writing

manuscript writing

presenting research

logistical assistance w/international relocation for research/clinical work

 

What qualifies you to be a mentor in the areas you checked? PhD in Pelvic Floor Dysfunction and Surgery. Professor in ObGyn. Have been working with the Pelvic Floor Research Group, University of Michigan (Pr DeLancey). More than 40 publications on PubMed.

Which of the following are areas of interest to you? (please check all that apply):

Prolapse

Stress urinary incontinence

Robotic surgery

Vaginal surgery

Laparoscopic surgery

Vaginal mesh

Clinical research

Tags:  coordinating clinical clerkships  grant writing  laparoscopic surgery  manuscript writing  prolapse  relocation assistance  research  research advice  robotic surgery  sui  surgery  vaginal mesh 

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Elizabeth Shelly, USA

Posted By Amy Cassini, Wednesday, May 14, 2014

First Name: Elizabeth

Last Name: Shelly

Title: Physiotherapist

Number of years in current role: 29

Affiliated Institution: Beth Shelly Physical Therapy

City: Moline

State / Province: IL

Country: US

Email Address: beth@bethshelly.com   

Have you ever served in a teaching/management role before? yes

Have you ever served as a mentor before? yes

If so, where? phone and skype based

How many studies have you served as the primary investigator on? one

I can provide mentorship in the following categories

·       teaching visiting physicians treatment methods (surgical or non-surgical)

What qualifies you to be a mentor in the areas you checked? *

I have taught over 300 courses for PT, OT, RN, PA, NP, and MD in the field of pelvic therapy. I have 7 published chapters and am very active in international meetings and committees. My focus is on clinical decision making and conservative treatment planning. I have mentored many via phone or skype conference.

Which of the following are areas of interest to you?

·        Prolapse

·        Stress urinary incontinence

·        Urge urinary incontinence

·        Fecal incontinence

·        Pelvic pain

·        Physiotherapy

Tags:  fecal incontinence  pelvic pain  physiotherapy  prolapse  stress urinary incontinence  sui  teaching visiting physicians treatment methods  urge urinary incontinence  uui 

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Kurt Lobodasch, Germany

Posted By Amy Cassini, Wednesday, May 14, 2014

First Name: Kurt

Last Name: Lobodasch

Title: Other

Number of years in current role: 45

Affiliated Institution: Retired

City: CHEMNITZ

State / Province: Saxonias

Country: Germany

Email Address: lobodasch@mac.com   

Have you ever served in a teaching/management role before?  Yes

Have you ever served as a mentor before? Yes

If so, where? Chemnitz

How many studies have you served as the primary investigator on? 2

I can provide mentorship in the following categories:

  • coordinating clinical training clerkships for physicians-in-training
  • teaching visiting physicians treatment methods (surgical or non-surgical)

What qualifies you to be a mentor in the areas you checked?
I have been working as Chief of women hospital since 1985. i did Workshops, cadaverlabs, training, live surgery, write articles. I attend young doctors to became a specialist.

Which of the following are areas of interest to you?

  • Prolapse
  • Stress urinary incontinence
  • Vaginal surgery
  • Laparoscopic surgery
  • Abdominal surgery
  • Vaginal mesh
  • Imaging
  • Botox

Tags:  abdomincal surgery  botox  coordinating clinical clerkships  imaging  laparoscopic surgery  prolapse  SUI  surgery  teaching visiting physicians treatment methods  training  vaginal mesh  vaginal surgery 

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Patricia Inés Velázquez-Castellanos, Mexico

Posted By Amy Cassini, Wednesday, May 14, 2014

First Name: Patricia Inés

Last Name: Velázquez-Castellanos

Title: Attending / Consultant

Number of years in current role: 11

Affiliated Institution: Hospital Civil de Guadalajara Fray Antonio Alcalde

City: Guadalajara

State / Province: Jalisco

Country: México

Email Address: patyve@prodigy.net.mx

Have you ever served in a teaching/management role before? yes

Have you ever served as a mentor before? yes

If so, where? México

How many studies have you served as the primary investigator on? 4

I can provide mentorship in the following categories:

  • career development advice
  • research advice
  • teaching visiting physicians treatment methods (surgical or non-surgical)
  • setting up international and national volunteering programs
  • setting up international research sabbaticals
  • relocation assistance
  • manuscript writing
  • presenting research

What qualifies you to be a mentor in the areas you checked?
My experience in teaching of 20 years for md students. Being part of the Mexican Board of Urogynecology. My dedication to teaching and training of the specialty.

Which of the following are areas of interest to you?

  • Prolapse
  • Stress urinary incontinence
  • Urge urinary incontinence
  • Fecal incontinence
  • Fistula
  • Pelvic pain
  • Hormone therapy
  • Vaginal surgery
  • Abdominal surgery
  • Vaginal mesh
  • Basic science
  • Epidemiology
  • Clinical research

Tags:  aginal mesh  anuscript writing  career advice  ecal incontinence  elocation  elvic pain  esearch  istula  nternational research sabbaticals  ormone therapy  pidimiology  rolapse  UI  urgery 

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Alex Digesu, UK

Posted By Amy Cassini, Wednesday, May 14, 2014

First Name: Alex

Last Name: Digesu

Title: Attending / Consultant

Number of years in current role: 10

Affiliated Institution: Imperial College Healthcare

City: LONDON

State / Province: UK

Country: UK

Email Address: a.digesu@imperial.ac.uk

Have you ever served in a teaching/management role before? yes I have

Have you ever served as a mentor before? yes I have

If so, where?

Italy, Switzerland, UK

How many studies have you served as the primary investigator on? 15

I can provide mentorship in the following categories:

  • career development advice
  • research advice
  • coordinating research collaborations
  • teaching visiting physicians treatment methods (surgical or non-surgical)
  • manuscript writing
  • presenting research

What qualifies you to be a mentor in the areas you checked?:
Past experience

Which of the following are areas of interest to you?

  • Prolapse
  • Stress urinary incontinence
  • Urge urinary incontinence
  • Fistula
  • Pelvic pain
  • Vaginal surgery
  • Imaging
  • Neuromodulation
  • Botox
  • Clinical research

Tags:  botox  career advice  collaborations  fistula  imaging  manuscript writing  neuromodulation  pelvic pain  POP  presenting research  research  research advice  surgery  teaching 

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Antonio Maccio

Posted By Amy Cassini, Wednesday, May 14, 2014

First Name: Antonio

Last Name: Macciò

Title: Scientist

Number of years in current role: 30

Affiliated Institution: Department of Gynecologic Oncology, A. Businco Hospital, Regional Referral Center for Cancer Diseases, Cagliari

City: Cagliari

State / Province: Italy

Country: Italy

Email Address: a.maccio@tin.it  

Have you ever served in a teaching/management role before? yes

Have you ever served as a mentor before? yes

If so, where? University of Cagliari

How many studies have you served as the primary investigator on? 40

I can provide mentorship in the following categories:

·        coordinating research collaborations

·        teaching visiting physicians treatment methods (surgical or non-surgical)

  • grant writing
  • manuscript writing
  • presenting research

What qualifies you to be a mentor in the areas you checked?

Dr. Antonio Macciò M.D. received his M.D. degree from the University of Cagliari, and his postgraduate specialization was in Obstetrics and Gynecology and Medical Oncology. He is Chief of the Department of Gynecologic Oncology at Businco Hospital, Regional Referral Center for Cancer Disease, Cagliari, Italy. His research interests include pathophysiology and treatment of cancer-related anorexia/cachexia, oxidative stress, pathogenesis and treatment of cancer anemia, tumor immunology, immunocompetence of cancer patients and immunotherapy, and combined modality treatment of gynecological tumors. He is author of 98 scientific papers in peer reviewed journals (total impact factor 226,86; h index 22).

He currently participates actively in the coordination of the research activity of the Laboratory of Medical Oncology at the Department of Medical Sciences, University of Cagliari.

His research interests include pathophysiology and treatment of cancer-related anorexia/cachexia, oxidative stress, pathogenesis and treatment of cancer anemia, tumor immunology, immunocompetence of cancer patients and immunotherapy, pathogenesis and treatment of cancer- related anemia, pathogenetic mechanisms of chemotherapy-induced cardiotoxicity, inflammation and ovarian cancer, pathogenesis and prognostic markers of hormone-dependent breast cancer, palliative and supportive therapy of cancer patients. The PI has participated to more than 40 randomised phase III clinical trials in the last 3 years and he is highly experienced in conducting trials with Good Clinical Practice. In the past few years the PI has collaborated to 2 research grants from MIUR (Italian Ministry of University and Research).

He is currently recognized as an international expert in the field of cachexia (20th place according to Biomed Expert, Elsevier Inc.).

In the last year he has received the italian national scientific qualification for Full Professor in Obstetrics and Gynecology.

Which of the following are areas of interest to you?:

  • Hormone therapy
  •   Laparoscopic surgery
  • Abdominal surgery
  • Clinical research

Tags:  abdominal surgery  clinical research  grant writing  hormone therapy  laparoscopic surgery  manuscript writing  presenting research  surgery 

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Christian Phillips, UK

Posted By Amy Cassini, Wednesday, May 14, 2014

First Name: CHRISTIAN

Last Name: PHILLIPS

Title: Attending / Consultant

Number of years in current role: 10

Affiliated Institution: HAMPSHIRE HOSPITALS NHS FOUNDATION TRUST

City: BASINGSTOKE

State / Province: HAMPSHIRE

Country: UNITED KINGDOM

Email Address: christian.phillips@hhft.nhs.uk  

Have you ever served in a teaching/management role before? yes

Have you ever served as a mentor before? yes: hhft and wessex deanery UK

If so, where?

wessex deanery, HHFT, BSUG

How many studies have you served as the primary investigator on? 4

I can provide mentorship in the following categories:

  • career development advice
  • research advice
  • teaching visiting physicians treatment methods (surgical or non-surgical)sui
  • presenting research

What qualifies you to be a mentor in the areas you checked?

One of the few clinicians in UK with sufficient experience and clinical numbers to train laparoscopic surgery for prolapse. I have hosted 3 international surgical masterclasses in prolapse surgery and run a workshop at IUGA 2014 for laparoscopic surgery for prolapse. Principal investigator for 4 portfolio studies and member IUGA R&D Committee.

Which of the following are areas of interest to you? (please check all that apply):

  • Prolapse
  • Stress urinary incontinence
  • Laparoscopic surgery
  • Clinical research

Tags:  career advice  laparoscopic surgery  prolapse  research advice  sui  surgery  teaching visiting physicians treatment methods 

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Lan Zhu, China

Posted By Amy Cassini, Thursday, April 24, 2014

First Name: Lan 

 

Last Name: Zhu 

 

Title: Other 

 

Number of years in current role: 21 

 

Affiliated Institution: Peking Union Medical College Hospital 

 

City: Beijing 

 

State / Province: Beijing 

 

Country: China 

 

Email Address: zhu_julie@sina.com 

 

Have you ever served in a teaching/management role before? Yes 

 

Have you ever served as a mentor before? Yes 

 

If so, where? Peking Union Medical College Hospital 

 

How many studies have you served as the primary investigator on? 17 studies in the recent 5 years 

 

I can provide mentorship in the following categories (please check all that apply):

·        career development advice

·        research advice

·        coordinating research collaborations

·        teaching visiting physicians treatment methods (surgical or non-surgical) 

 

What qualifies you to be a mentor in the areas you checked?

As the leader of pelvic floor dysfunction group obstetrics & gynecology society affiliated to Chinese medical association since 2005 and also the principle investigator of national clinical trial and epidemiological study in pelvic floor dysfunction issue in National "Twelfth Five-Year" Plan for Science & Technology Support Program 2013, Zhu Lan has been dedicating herself to the advancement of urogynecological knowledge in China, through education and the promotion of basic and clinical research on disorders of the female pelvic floor. Being the scientific co-chair in ICS 2012, Beijing and the only Chinese editorial board member of International Urogynecology Journal, She is shouldering the responsibility to incorporate with international standards and improve the development of this subspecialty and standardization of diagnosis and treatment of PFD in China. 

 

Which of the following are areas of interest to you?

·        Prolapse

·        Stress urinary incontinence

·        Urge urinary incontinence

·        Fecal incontinence

·        Fistula

·        Pelvic pain

·        Physiotherapy

·        Vaginal surgery

·        Laparoscopic surgery

·        Vaginal mesh

·        Neuromodulation

·        Gender reassignment

·        Basic science

·        Clinical research 

  

Tags:  basic science  career advice  fecal incontinence  fistula  gender reassignment  neuromodulation  POP  research  SUI  surgery  treatment methods  UUI 

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Enrique Ubertazzi, Argentina

Posted By Amy Cassini, Thursday, April 24, 2014

First Name: Enrique 

 

Last Name: Ubertazzi 

 

Title: Attending / Consultant 

 

Number of years in current role: 20 

 

Affiliated Institution: Hospital Italiano 

 

City: Buenos Aires 

 

State / Province: Buenos Aires 

 

Country: Argentina 

 

Email Address: enrique.ubertazzi@hospitalitaliano.org.ar 

 

Have you ever served in a teaching/management role before? yes 

 

Have you ever served as a mentor before? yes 

 

If so, where? Hospital Italiano y Hospital Churruca de Buenos Aires ,Argentina. 

 

How many studies have you served as the primary investigator on? 30 

 

I can provide mentorship in the following categories (please check all that apply): *

·        career development advice

·        research advice

·        coordinating clinical training clerkships for physicians-in-training

·        teaching visiting physicians treatment methods (surgical or non-surgical)

·        setting up international and national volunteering programs

·        setting up international research sabbaticals

·        relocation assistance

·        manuscript writing

·        logistical assistance w/international relocation for research/clinical work 

 

What qualifies you to be a mentor in the areas you checked?

My experience for 20 years in the subspecialty and my dedication to teaching at the university level for the last 15 years. 

 

Which of the following are areas of interest to you?:

·        Prolapse

·        Stress urinary incontinence

·        Urge urinary incontinence

·        Fecal incontinence

·        Fistula

·        Pelvic pain

·        Physiotherapy

·        Robotic surgery

·        Vaginal surgery

·        Laparoscopic surgery

·        Abdominal surgery

·        Vaginal mesh

·        Imaging

·        Botox

·        Clinical research 

  

Tags:  career advice  clinical training  international research sabbaticals  logistics  physiotherapy  relocation  research  robotic surgery  surgery  writing 

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Rodrigo Castro, Brazil

Posted By Amy Cassini, Thursday, April 24, 2014
First Name: Rodrigo    

Last Name: Castro 

 

Title: Attending / Consultant 

 

Number of years in current role: 20 

 

Affiliated Institution: Federal University of São Paulo 

 

City: São Paulo 

 

State / Province: São Paulo 

 

Country: Brazil 

 

Email Address: rodrigo.castro@uol.com.br 

 

Have you ever served in a teaching/management role before? yes 

 

Have you ever served as a mentor before? yes 

 

If so, where? Federal University of São Paulo 

 

How many studies have you served as the primary investigator on? 20 

 

I can provide mentorship in the following categories (please check all that apply): *

·        career development advice

·        research advice

·        coordinating research collaborations

·        coordinating clinical training clerkships for physicians-in-training

·        teaching visiting physicians treatment methods (surgical or non-surgical)

·        setting up international and national volunteering programs

·        relocation assistance

·        grant writing

·        manuscript writing

·        presenting research 

 

What qualifies you to be a mentor in the areas you checked? I have supervised Ph students, MD students, fellows and residents in the past 15 years 

 

Which of the following are areas of interest to you?

·        Prolapse

·        Stress urinary incontinence

·        Urge urinary incontinence

·        Fistula

·        Pelvic pain

·        Physiotherapy

·        Hormone therapy

·        Robotic surgery

·        Vaginal surgery

·        Laparoscopic surgery

·        Abdominal surgery

·        Vaginal mesh

·        Imaging

·        Botox

·        Basic science

·        Genomics

·        Clinical research 

Tags:  career advice  clinical training  fistula  international research sabbaticals  POP  presentations  research research advice  SUI  surgery  treatment methods  volunteer programs 

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Suvit Bunyavejchevin, Thailand

Posted By Amy Cassini, Thursday, April 24, 2014

First Name: Suvit 

 

Last Name: Bunyavejchevin 

 

Title: Attending / Consultant 

 

Number of years in current role: 20 

 

Affiliated Institution: Chulalongkorn University 

 

City: Bangkok 

 

State / Province: Bangkok 

 

Country: Thailand 

 

Email Address: suvit.b@chula.ac.th 

 

Have you ever served in a teaching/management role before? yes 

 

Have you ever served as a mentor before? yes 

 

If so, where? dept of ob gyn , faculty of medicine, chulalongkorn university 

 

How many studies have you served as the primary investigator on? around 30 

 

I can provide mentorship in the following categories (please check all that apply):

·        research advice

·        coordinating research collaborations

·        coordinating clinical training clerkships for physicians-in-training

·        setting up international and national volunteering programs

·        setting up international research sabbaticals

·        presenting research 

 

What qualifies you to be a mentor in the areas you checked?

I am now working as the medical instructor in a university hospital. I also have the fellowship and resident training and regular research activity at my hospital and university. I have many publication and research is a part of my daily work. I have experience in dealing with resident and fellow and have project collaboration internationally. I hope that my experience can help IUGA member develop more research to improve the knowledge in Urogyne in the future. 

 

Which of the following are areas of interest to you? (please check all that apply):

·        Prolapse

·        Stress urinary incontinence

·        Urge urinary incontinence

·        Vaginal surgery

·        Vaginal mesh

·        Epidemiology

·        Clinical research 

Tags:  clinical training  international research sabbaticals  POP  presentations  presenting research  prolapse  research  research advice  research collaborations  stress urinary incontinence  SUI  surgery  vaginal surgery 

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Douglas Tincello, UK

Posted By Amy Cassini, Thursday, March 27, 2014

First Name: Douglas

 

Last Name: Tincello 

 

Title: Attending / Consultant 

 

Number of years in current role: 12 

 

Affiliated Institution: University of Leicester 

 

City: Leicester 

 

State / Province: Leicestershire 

 

Country: UK 

 

Email Address: dgt4@le.ac.uk   

 

Have you ever served in a teaching/management role before?  Yes 

 

Have you ever served as a mentor before? Yes 

 

If so, where?

I have supervised several PhD students, MD students and fellows over the years 

 

How many studies have you served as the primary investigator on? 4 

 

I can provide mentorship in the following categories (please check all that apply):

·        career development advice

·        research advice

·        coordinating research collaborations

·        teaching visiting physicians treatment methods (surgical or non-surgical)

·        grant writing

·        manuscript writing

·        presenting research 

 

What qualifies you to be a mentor in the areas you checked?

As Professor of Urogynaecology i have a long experience of submitting grant applications, managing and completing basic science and clinical research projects. This includes writing manuscripts and reports, presenting at meetings and building international and national collaborations. 

 

Which of the following are areas of interest to you? (please check all that apply):

·        Prolapse

·        Stress urinary incontinence

·        Urge urinary incontinence

·        Fecal incontinence

·        Physiotherapy

·        Vaginal surgery

·        Laparoscopic surgery

·        Abdominal surgery

·        Vaginal mesh

·        Botox

·        Epidemiology

·        Clinical research 

Tags:  botox  career advice  epidemiology  grant writing  incontinence  manuscript writing  mesh  pelvic organ prolapse  physiotherapy  presentations  presenting research  prolapse  research  research collaborations  sui  surgery 

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Engelbert Hanzal, Austria

Posted By Amy Cassini, Thursday, March 27, 2014
 

First Name: Engelbert 

 

Last Name: Hanzal 

 

Title: Attending / Consultant 

 

Number of years in current role: 20 

 

Affiliated Institution: Deparment of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Medical University of Vienna, Austria 

 

City: Vienna 

 

State / Province: Vienna 

 

Country: Austria 

 

Email Address: engelbert.hanzal@meduniwien.ac.at   

 

Have you ever served in a teaching/management role before?  Yes 

 

Have you ever served as a mentor before? Yes

 

If so, where? Medical University of Vienna 

 

How many studies have you served as the primary investigator on?

>10 

 

I can provide mentorship in the following categories (please check all that apply):

·        research advice

·        teaching visiting physicians treatment methods (surgical or non-surgical)

·        manuscript writing

·        presenting research 

 

What qualifies you to be a mentor in the areas you checked?

>20 years experience @ a tertiary university hospital in all fields checked. 

 

Which of the following are areas of interest to you? (please check all that apply):

·        Prolapse

·        Stress urinary incontinence

·        Urge urinary incontinence

·        Fistula

·        Vaginal surgery

·        Laparoscopic surgery

·        Basic science

·        Epidemiology

·        Clinical research 

Tags:  basic science  clinical research  epidemiology  Fistula  laparoscopic  pelvic organ prolapse  prolapse  research  research advice  stress urinary incontinence  SUI  surgery  teaching visiting physicians treatment methods  treatment methods 

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Steven Swift, USA

Posted By Amy Cassini, Thursday, March 27, 2014
 

First Name: Steven 

 

Last Name: Swift 

 

Title: Attending / Consultant 

 

Number of years in current role: 21 

 

Affiliated Institution: Medical University of South Carolina 

 

City: Charleston 

 

State / Province: South Carolina 

 

Country: USA 

 

Email Address: swifts@musc.edu

 

Have you ever served in a teaching/management role before? Yes 

 

Have you ever served as a mentor before? Yes 

 

If so, where? Med Univ of South Carolina 

 

How many studies have you served as the primary investigator on? 20-30 

 

I can provide mentorship in the following categories (please check all that apply):

·        career development advice

·        research advice

·        coordinating research collaborations

·        manuscript writing 

 

What qualifies you to be a mentor in the areas you checked? Past experience 

 

Which of the following are areas of interest to you? (please check all that apply):

·        Prolapse

·        Stress urinary incontinence

·        Urge urinary incontinence

·        Physiotherapy

·        Epidemiology 

Tags:  collaborations  epidemiology  manuscript writing  pelvic organ prolapse  physiotherapy  preolpase  research  research advice  stress urinary incontinence  SUI 

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Satoru Takahashi, Japan

Posted By Amy Cassini, Thursday, March 27, 2014

First Name: Satoru 

 

Last Name: Takahashi 

 

Title: Attending / Consultant 

 

Number of years in current role: 10 

 

Affiliated Institution: Department of Urology, Nihon university School of Medicine 

 

City: Tokyo 

 

State / Province: Tokyo 

 

Country: Japan 

 

Email Address: takahashi.satoru@nihon-u.ac.jp   

 

Have you ever served in a teaching/management role before? Yes 

 

Have you ever served as a mentor before? Yes 

 

If so, where? Japanese urological association 

 

How many studies have you served as the primary investigator on? 20 

 

I can provide mentorship in the following categories (please check all that apply):

·        research advice

·        coordinating research collaborations

·        teaching visiting physicians treatment methods (surgical or non-surgical)

·        setting up international research sabbaticals 

 

What qualifies you to be a mentor in the areas you checked? publications and experience in academic medical associations 

 

Which of the following are areas of interest to you? (please check all that apply):

·        Prolapse

·        Stress urinary incontinence

·        Urge urinary incontinence

·        Vaginal surgery

·        Laparoscopic surgery

·        Vaginal mesh

·        Clinical research 

  

Tags:  collaborations  international research sabbaticals  mesh  prolapse  research  research advice  sabbaticals  SUI  surgery  teaching  teaching visiting physicians treatment methods  transvaginal mesh  treatment methods  urge urinary incontinence  UUI 

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Hazem Al-Mandeel, Saudi Arabia

Posted By Amy Cassini, Thursday, March 27, 2014

First Name: Hazem 

 

Last Name: Al-Mandeel 

 

Title: Attending / Consultant 

 

Number of years in current role: 8 

 

Affiliated Institution: King Saud University 

 

City: Riyadh 

 

State / Province: Middle 

 

Country: Saudi Arabia 

 

Email Address: halmandeel@ksu.edu.sa   

 

Have you ever served in a teaching/management role before? Yes 

 

Have you ever served as a mentor before? No 

 

How many studies have you served as the primary investigator on? 6 

 

I can provide mentorship in the following categories (please check all that apply):

·        research advice

·        coordinating research collaborations

·        manuscript writing

·        presenting research 

 

What qualifies you to be a mentor in the areas you checked? I have a master degree in research methodology and I'm currently working as an Associate Professor in high ranked university in the middle east. 

 

Which of the following are areas of interest to you? (please check all that apply):

·        Prolapse

·        Stress urinary incontinence

·        Urge urinary incontinence

·        Robotic surgery

·        Vaginal surgery

·        Laparoscopic surgery

·        Vaginal mesh

·        Epidemiology

·        Clinical research 

  

Tags:  epidemiology  laparoscopic surgery  manuscript writing  mesh  pelvic organ prolapse  presentations  presenting research  prolapse  research  research advice  research collaborations  robotic surgery  stress urinary incontinence  surgery  transvaginal mesh  urge urinary incontinence  vaginal mesh 

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Diaa Rizk, Canada

Posted By Amy Cassini, Thursday, March 27, 2014

First Name: Diaa 

Last Name: Rizk 

Title: Attending / Consultant 

Number of years in current role: 18 

Affiliated Institution: Faculty of Medicine, Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt

City: Peterborough 

State / Province: Ontario 

Country: Canada 

Email Address: rizk.diaa@gmail.com   

Have you ever served in a teaching/management role before? Yes 

Have you ever served as a mentor before? Yes 

If so, where?: Egypt, United Arab Emirates, UK

How many studies have you served as the primary investigator on? 50 

I can provide mentorship in the following categories (please check all that apply):

·        career development advice

·        research advice

·        coordinating research collaborations

·        coordinating clinical training clerkships for physicians-in-training

·        setting up international research sabbaticals

·        manuscript writing

·        presenting research

·        logistical assistance w/international relocation for research/clinical work   

What qualifies you to be a mentor in the areas you checked? Work experience. 

Which of the following are areas of interest to you? (please check all that apply):

·        Prolapse

·        Stress urinary incontinence

·        Urge urinary incontinence

·        Fecal incontinence

·        Pelvic pain

·        Hormone therapy

·        Vaginal surgery

·        Abdominal surgery

·        Imaging

·        Basic science

·        Epidemiology

·        Clinical research 

 

Tags:  career advice  clinical training  fellows  international research sabbaticals  physicians-in-training  relocation assistance  research  research advice  sabbaticals 

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