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Editorial Structure

The Global Library of Women’s Medicine

Founder and Publisher: David G. T. Bloomer

Editor-in-Chief

Sir Sabaratnam Arulkumaran
  • Peter von Dadelszen, FRANZCOG, FRCSC, FRCOG
  • Professor of Global Women’s Medicine
  • Kings College, London

Consultant Editors

Bosede B. Afolabi

Bosede B. Afolabi, MBChB, DM, FRCOG, FWACS, FMCOG
Professor of Obstetrics & Gynaecology
College of Medicine, University of Lagos, Nigeria

Hema Divaka

Hema Divakar, MBBS, MD
Past President of FOGSI
Medical Director
Divakars Speciality Hospital, Bengaluru, India

María Fernanda Escobar Vidarte

Dr María Fernanda Escobar Vidarte
High Complexity Obstetric Unit, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Fundación Valle del Lili, Cali, Colombia

William Stones

William Stones, MD, FRCOG
Professor of Obstetrics & Gynaecology and Public Health
Malawi College of Medicine, Malawi

Emeritus Editors-in-Chief

Sir Sabaratnam Arulkumaran

Sir Sabaratnam Arulkumaran, MD, PhD, FRCS, FRCOG
St George’s University of London, UK

John J. Sciarra

John J. Sciarra, MD, PhD – Founding Editor
Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, USA

International Editorial Advisory Board

  • Chair: Professor Gian Carlo Di Renzo, MD, PhD
  • Chair of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Perugia
  • Editor in Chief, The Journal of Maternal-Fetal and Neonatal Medicine
  • Former Secretary-General of FIGO

Vice Chair
Gerry H. Visser
(NL), Fetal Medicine – Obstetrics

Jose M Bartha (Spain) – Obstetrics

Neerja Bathla (India) – Oncology

Giuseppe Benagiano (Switzerland) – Reproduction

Chiara Benedetto (Italy) – Oncology-Woman’s Health

Katia Bilardo (NL) – Fetal Medicine, Ultrasound

Eduardo Borges Fonseca (Brasil) – Maternal Fetal Medicine

Despina Briana (Greece) – Perinatology-Neonatology

Flavia Bustreo (Switzerland) – Woman’s Health

Philippe Descamps (France) – Oncology-Surgery

Tim Draycott (UK) – Obstetrics

Andrea R. Genazzani (Italy) – Endocrinology-Reproduction

Tamsin Greenwell (UK) – Urogynecology

Alessandra Graziottin (Italy) – Sexology-Aging

Moshe Hod (Israel) – Maternal Fetal Medicine

Khalid Khan (UK) – Epidemiology-Statistics

Anne Beatrice Kihara (Kenya) – Obstetrics-Gynecology

Gunnar Lose (Denmark) – Urogynecology

Alexander Makatsarya (Russia) – Obstetrics

Mario Malzoni (Italy) – Endoscopy

Simon Mather (UK) – Communication Specialist

Alberto Mattei (Italy) – Endoscopy

Edgar Mocanu (Ireland) – Reproduction

Neena Modi (UK) – Neonatology-DOhAD

Roberto Romero (USA) – Maternal Fetal Medicine

Yalid Sehouli, Gynecologic (Germany) – Gynecologic Oncology

Umberto Simeoni (Switzerland) – Neonatology-DOhAD

Tommaso Simoncini (Italy) – Urogynecology

Daniel Surbek (Switzerland) – Obstetrics

Basil Tarlatzis (Greece) – Reproduction

Gerhard Theron (South Africa) – Maternal Fetal Medicine-Obstetrics

Marleen Temmermann (Kenya – Belgium) – Woman’s Health

Valentina Tsibizova (Russia) – Fetal medicine/Surgery

Juan Diego Villegas (Colombia) – Endoscopy

Liliana Voto (Argentina) – Obstetrics-Gynecology

Huixia Yang (P R China) – Maternal Fetal Medicine