Regional Committees

UNITED NATIONS NAME – SURNAME CITY, COUNTRY OF RESIDENCY
UNICEF CEE/CIS
Regional Office
Octavian Bivol Geneva, Switzerland
Deepa Grover Geneva, Switzerland
Jean Claude Legrand Geneva, Switzerland
Bettina Schwethelm Geneva, Switzerland
UNICEF CEE/CIS
Regional Country Offices
Armine Ter-Ghevondyan Yerevan, Armenia
Gulnara Jafarova Baku, Azerbaijan
Natik Umarov Baku, Azerbaijan
Selena Bajraktarevic Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Vera Rangelova Sofia, Bulgaria
Melani Markovic Zagreb, Croatia
Sascha Grauman Tbilisi, Georgia
Cholpon Imanalieva Bishkek, Kyrgyrzstan
Irina Ivanovska Skopje, Macedonia
Jelena Zajeganovic Jarovyevic Belgrade, Serbia
Philippe Duamelle Ankara, Turkey
Göktan Koçyıldırım Ankara, Turkey
Erden Göktepe Ankara, Turkey
Chiharu Kondo Ankara, Turkey
Lieke van de Wiel Ankara, Turkey
Sachly Duman Ashgabat, Turkmenistan
UNICEF Headquarters Pia Britto New York, USA
Lilia Jelamschi New York, USA
World Health Organization Bernadette Daelmans Geneva, Switzerland
Mercedes de Onis
Chiara Servili
Martin Weber

 

REGION NAME – SURNAME INSTITUTION CITY, COUNTRY OF RESIDENCY
Non-Governmental Organizations Yiğit Aksakoğlu Bernard van Leer Foundation Istanbul, Turkey
Münevver Bertan International Children’s Center Ankara, Turkey
Çiğdem Kağıtçıbaşı Koç University, Mother Child Foundation (ACEV) Istanbul, Turkey
Joan Lombardi Bernard van Leer Foundation Washington DC, USA
Andy Shih Autism Speaks New York, USA
Tomris Türmen International Children’s Center Ankara, Turkey
Nalan Yalçın Mother Child Foundation (ACEV) Istanbul, Turkey
J. Leonardo Yánez Bernard  van Leer Foundation Venezuela
Africa Mphele Mulaudzi Department of Pediatrics, University of Pretoria, Medical School Pretoria, South Africa
Americas and Caribbean Berenise Carroli Centro Rosarino De Estudios Perinatales Rosario, Argentina
Renato Coelho Federal University of Health Sciences of Porto Alegre Porto Alegre, Brazil
Ricardo Halpern Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics Unit, Federal University of Medical Sciences of Porto Alegre, Head of Scientific Board of Developmental Pediatrics of Brazilian Pediatric Society Porto Alegre, Brazil
María Virginia Lencinas Centro Rosarino De Estudios Perinatales Rosario, Argentina
Marcio Leyser Developmental Pediatrics and Child Neurology The SARAH Network of Rehabilitation Hospitals Rio de Janerio, Brazil
Daniela Roldán Centro Rosarino De Estudios Perinatales Rosario, Argentina
Yanina Squassero Centro Rosarino De Estudios Perinatales Rosario, Argentina
Australia, New Zealand Anita D’Aprano Melbourne Graduate School of Education, University of Melbourne Victoria, Australia
Frank Oberklaid Centre for Community Child Health, Royal Children’s Hospital Victoria, Australia
Micheal McDowell Department of Pediatrics and Child Health, University of Queensland, Child Development Network Queensland, Australia
Central and Eastern Europe, Commonwealth of Independent States Radovan Bogdanovic Pediatric Association of Serbia Belgrade, Serbia
Vlatka Mejaski Bosnjak Department of Neuropediatrics, Children’s Hospital Zagreb, University of Zagreb Zagreb, Croatia
Nenad Glumbić Faculty of Special Education and Rehabilitation University of Belgrade Belgrade, Serbia
Maia Kherkheulidze State Medical University, Child Development Center Tbilisi, Georgia
Elena Kozhevnikova St. Petersburg Early Intervention Institute St Petersburg, Russian Federation
Ružica Kravljanac Faculty of Medicine, Neurology Unit Institute for Mother and Child Healthcare of Serbia, University of Belgrade Belgrade, Serbia
Tarana Sayid Mammadova Berpa Children’s Rehabilitation Center Baku, Azerbaijan
Aleksandra Mikov Faculty of Medicine, University of Novi Sad, Institute for Child and Youth Health Care of Vojvodina Novi Sad, Serbia
Milica Pejovic Milovancevic Faculty of Medicine, University of Belgrade Clinic for Children and Adolescents, Institute of Mental Health Belgrade, Serbia
Aida Mujkic School of Medicine, University of Zagreb Zagreb, Croatia
Olena Riga Kharkiv National University Kharkiv, Ukraine
Nenad Rudic Institute of Mental Health, Clinic For Children And Adolescents Belgrade, Serbia
Jamila Talibova Berpa Children’s Rehabilitation Center Baku, Azerbaijan
East Asia and The Pacific Srivieng Pairojkul Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, Khon Kaen University Khon Kaen, Thailand
Alexis Reyes Makati Medical Center Manila, Philippines
Jan Harold D. Sia Child Neurosciences Center, Manila Doctors Hospital Manila, Philippines
Amar Singh Consultant in Community Pediatrics, Head of Pediatric Department, IPOH Hospital Perak, Malaysia
Europe Kevin Browne Director of Centre for Forensic and Family Psychology, University of  Nottingham Nottingham, England
Melissa Gladstone Senior lecturer, Neurodevelopmental Pediatrics, Department of Women and Children’s Health, Institute of Translational Medicine, University of Liverpool Liverpool, England
Jonathan Green University of Manchester and Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital Manchester, England
Colin Kennedy University of Southampton Southampton, England
Betty Kirkwood London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Department of Population Health London, England
Ian Milligan University of Strathclyde, International Project Lead, Centre for Excellence for Looked After Children (CELCIS) Glasgow,  Scotland
Neny Pervanidou Lecturer of Developmental & Behavioral Pediatrics University of Athens Medical School Athens, Greece
Atif Rahman Institute of Psychology Health and Society, University of Liverpool Liverpool,  England
Constantina Sotiriadou Patras General Hospital Achaea, Greece
Giorgio Tamburlini Institute of Child Health, IRCCS Burlo Garofolo Trieste, Italy
Middle East Aysun Bideci National Pediatric Association Ankara, Turkey
Lama Charafeddine Department of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, American University of Beirut Beirut, Lebanon
Elçin Er Family and Social Policies Ministry Ankara, Turkey
Ilgi Ertem Ankara University School of Medicine Ankara, Turkey
Enver Hasanoğlu National Pediatric Association Ankara, Turkey
Seifollah Heidarabady Tabriz University of Medical Sciences Tabriz, Iran
Ghassan Issa Arab Resource Collective-ARC Beirut, Lebanon
Saleh M Al Salahi, MD Consultant D&B Pediatrics, KFMC Chair of National Child Development and Behavior Program Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Durriyah Sinno Department of Pediatrics, American University of Beirut Medical Center Beirut, Lebanon
Nurper Ülküer Society for Child Development and Education Ankara, Turkey
North America Joseph Avni-Singer Department of Pediatrics, Yale School of Medicine Connecticut, USA
Brad Berman Department of Pediatrics, Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics Division, University of California San Francisco, USA
Olaf Kraus de Camargo Department of Pediatrics, McMaster University Ontario, Canada
Heidi Feldman Department of Pediatrics, Stanford University California, USA
Brian Forsyth Department of Pediatrics, Yale School of Medicine Connecticut, USA
Emmett Francoeur Department of Pediatrics, Developmental Behavioral Pediatrics, Montreal Children’s Hospital, McGill University Montreal, Canada
Magdalena Janus Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neurosciences, McMaster University Ontario, Canada
Orville Karan Department of Educational Psychology, University of Connecticut Connecticut, USA
John Leventhal Department of Pediatrics, Yale School of Medicine Connecticut, USA
Betsy Lozoff Department of Pediatrics and Communicable Diseases, University of Michigan Michigan, USA
Jane E. Lucas WHO/UNICEF consultant New York, USA
Karen Olness School of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Case Western Reserve University Ohio, USA
Peter Rohloff Wuqu Kawoq-Maya Health Alliance and Harvard University Massachusetts, USA
Peter Rosenbaum Department of Pediatrics,  Faculty of Health Sciences, McMaster University Ontario, Canada
Adrian Sandler Olson Huff Center, Mission Children’s Hospital North Carolina, USA
David Schonfeld National Center for Crisis and Bereavement, University of Southern California and Children’s Hospital Los Angeles California, USA
Neelkamal S.Soares Geisinger Autism and Developmental Medicine Institute Pennsylvania, USA
Ruth Stein Department of Pediatrics, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Yeshiva University New York, USA
Donald Wertlieb Tufts University and ECD task force Massachusetts, USA
Barry Zuckerman Department of Pediatrics, Boston University School of Medicine Massachusetts, USA
Pamela Zuckerman Boston Children’s Hospital Massachusetts, USA
South Asia Nandita D’Souza Sethu Centre for Child Development and Family Guidance Goa, India
Jena Derakhshani Hamadani International Center for Diarrheal Disease Research Dhaka, Bangladesh
Jo Chopra McGowan Executive Director, Latika Roy Foundation Dehra Dun, India
Hemsagar Rimal Birat Medical College Teaching Hospital Biratnagar, Nepal
Shamsa Rizwan Health Services Academy Islamabad, Human Development Research Foundation Islamabad, Pakistan
Merina Shrestha Department of Child Health, Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital, Kathmandu Kathmandu, Nepal
Aisha Yousafzai Department of Pediatrics and Child Health, Aga Khan University Karachi, Pakistan
Organizers of the 2nd IDP Congress Anjali Joshi Ummeed Child Development Center Mumbai, India
Vibha Krishnamurthy Ummeed Child Development Center Mumbai, India
Leera Lobo Ummeed Child Development Center Mumbai, India
Riddhi Mehta Ummeed Child Development Center Mumbai, India
Koyeli Sengupta Ummeed Child Development Center Mumbai, India
Roopa Srinivasan Ummeed Child Development Center Mumbai, India