Committee & Faculty

Committee & Faculty

Prof. Asher Bashiri

 President | Israel

President: WCRPL – World Congress on Recurrent Pregnancy Loss           

Prof. Asher Bashir is a full Professor, Joyce & Irving Medical School, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel

Director maternity C Ward, Director Recurrent Pregnancy Loss Clinic, Maternal Fetal Medicine, Ultrasound and Obstetric Day Care Unit Soroka University Medical Center, Beer Sheva, Israel

Prof. William H. Kutteh

Co-Chair | USA

Co-Chair: WCRPL – World Congress on Recurrent Pregnancy Loss   

Prof. William H. Kutteh is a Clinical Professor of Reproductive Endocrinology – Vanderbilt University School of Medicine. Consulting Gynecologist, Department of Surgery

Director of Fertility Preservation – St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Managing Partner, Director of Recurrent Pregnancy Loss Center – Fertility Associates of Memphis, USA

Scientific Faculty

Prof. Mala Arora

  • Prof. Mala Arora – FRCOG (UK), Diploma Obstetrics (Ireland), Diploma Anesthesia (UK). Dr. Arora is an Obstetrician & Gynecologist specialist
  • Prof. Arora is the editor of renowned books in the field of RPL. Delivered more than 300 lectures nationally & internationally.  Received five gold medals during her studies and in favor of her medical activity & experience.

Dr. Carmina Bermejo

  • Dr. Carmina Bermejo – Graduate and postgraduate (PhD) in Medicine Faculty of Universidad Complutense de Madrid Spain. Specialized in Obstetrics & Gynaecology in Hospital Universitario San Carlos de Madrid.
  •  Dr. Bermejo is an expert in 3D Ultrasonography of Delta Ultrasound diagnostic Center in Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Madrid, Spain. She is a teacher and a member in distinguished scientific and organizing committees of well-known hospitals and organizations.

Prof. Jan Brosens

  • Prof. Jan Brosens – Prof. of Obstetrics & Gynaecology , Deputy Head Division of Biomedical Sciences – Warwick Medical School UK, Scientific Director – Tommy’s National Miscarriage Research Center UK
  • Graduated from the Catholic University Leuven, Belgium. Postgraduate in Obstetrics & Gynaecology in the UK. In 2011 he was appointed as Chair of Obstetrics and Gynaecology at the University of Warwick.

Prof. Elias Dahdouh

  • Prof. Dahdouh graduated Saint-Joseph Uni Beirut, Lebanon. He is the Medical Director & Founder of ART Center (Mother & Child Uni Hospital Center).
  • Board certified – Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility & Obstetrics-Gynecology, Assistant Professor – division REI, Ob-Gyn Dept, Uni of Montreal

Prof. Arsen Gvenetadze

  • Prof. Arsen Gvenetadze – graduated in faculty of Medicine from the Tbilisi State Medical Institute. He is the Founder & General Director of “Reproductive Clinic of Zurab Sabakhtarashvili”, Associate Prof. of Tbilisi State Uni.
  • President of Georgian Society for Recurrent Pregnancy Loss.

Dr. Avi Harlev

  • Dr. Avi Harlev – Graduated from the Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Israel. He is a senior physician in the Fertility and IVF unit at the Soroka University Medical Center, Beer Sheva, Israel.
  • Dr. Harlev is a Reproductive Endocrinologist and a Fertility Expert. In addition to his professional commitments, Dr. Harlev is a Reproductive researcher as well as a teacher.

Prof. Joanne Kwak Kim

  • Prof. Joanne Kwak-Kim – specializes in Obstetrics & Gynecology, as well as Microbiology & Immunology at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science USA. She is also the Assistant Chair, Dept. of Obstetrics & Gynecology at the Chicago Medical School, North Chicago, Illinois, USA.  Clinically, she serves as the Director of Reproductive Medicine & Immunology at Rosalind Franklin University Health Clinics.
  • Prof. Kwak-Kim’s research interest lies in Reproductive Immunology; particularly, recurrent pregnancy loss

Prof. Ruth Lathi

  • Prof. Ruth Lathi – has graduated her M.D. at University of California, San Francisco USA, and completed her residency training in obstetrics and gynecology at Baylor College of Medicine. Specialty –  Associate Professor of Obstetrics & Gynecology (Reproductive endocrinology & Infertility) at the Stanford University Medical Center, USA.
  • Director of the Multi-specialty Recurrent Pregnancy Loss program at Stanford, as well as the Director of Clinical Operations at Stanford Fertility and Reproductive Health in Sunnyvale.

Prof. Raoul Orvieto

  • Prof. Raoul Orvieto is a full professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology & incumbent of the Tarnesby-Tarnowski Chair for Family Planning & Fertility Regulation, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel-Aviv University, Israel. Prof. Orvieto is the director of the Division of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, at Sheba Medical Center, Israel.
  • Prof. Orvieto is the author and co-author of more than 300 publications in national and international journals.

Dr. Sotirios Saravelos

Hong Kong
  • Dr. Sotirios Saravelos graduated from the University of Sheffield, UK. Awarded an Honorary Clinical Research Fellowship by Imperial College London, UK. Completed a two year Clinical Fellowship and doctorate at the Chinese University of Hong Kong, where he completed a doctorate thesis on the use of three-dimensional ultrasound in reproductive medicine.
  • Recently served as Junior Deputy of the European Society for Human Reproduction and Embryology (ESHRE) Reproductive Surgery Special Interest Group.

Prof. Eyal Sheiner

  • Full Professor Eyal Sheiner – the Chairman of Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology B at the Soroka University Medical Center, Israel. He is the Vice Dean, Student Affair, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev. Served as the Director of the Residency Program and as the Deputy Director General of the hospital.
  • Prof. Sheiner has published extensively in the area of perinatal epidemiology. He is the editor of 10 books and a member of the Editorial board of 6 scientific journals.

Prof. Robert M. Silver

  • Prof. Robert M. Silver – a Professor of Obstetrics & Gynecology at the University of Utah Health Sciences Center, USA.  He is Interim Chair of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Co-Director of Labor and Delivery at the University Health sciences Center.
  • Clinical & Research interests include recurrent pregnancy loss & stillbirth, cesarean delivery, placenta accreta, vaginal birth after cesarean delivery, immunologic diseases & medical disorders in pregnancy.

Prof. Carlos Simón

  • Prof. Carlos Simón is a Board Certified and Full Professor of Obstetrics & Gynaecology at the University of Valencia, Spain; Adjunct Clinical Professor, Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Stanford University School of Medicine, USA; Adjunct Professor, Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Baylor College of Medicine, USA; Scientific Director of Igenomix.
  • He is author of hundreds of publications in international journals and books.

Prof. Vasilis Tanos

  • Prof. Vasilis Tanos  specializes in Obstetrics & Gynaecology. He teaches at St George’s Med School at Nicosia University & departments of Bioinformatics in University of Cyprus. Consultant Gynaecologist at Aretaeio Hospital in Nicosia & head of the Reproductive Medicine and Surgery.
  • Prof. Tanos special interest & research is in reproductive Surgery & Bioinformatics. He is highly active in several medical associations and  has published hundreds articles in international scientific journals as well as books & media.

Prof. Bettina Toth

  • Prof. Bettina Toth is the Head of the Department of Gynecological Endocrinology and Reproductive Medicine, University of Innsbruck, Austria. She graduated at the Eberhard-Karls University Tübingen, Germany, and specialized in Gynecological Endocrinology and Fertility Disorders.
  • Her scientific work focuses on extracellular vesicles in women mainly during their reproductive life span as well as risk factors and immunological disorders in women with recurrent miscarriage.

Prof. Ole B. Christiansen

  • Prof. Ole B. Christiansen – Clinical professor in obstetrics & gynaecology at The Aalborg University Hospital & consultant at the Dept. of Fertility at The Juliane Marie Centre, Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen University Hospital.
  • Main research areas: Clinical, epidemiological and immunological aspects of recurrent miscarriage & recurrent implantation failure, Clarification of the immunogenetic background of late pregnancy disorders.

Dr. Nasser Al Asmar Piñar

  • Dr.  Nasser Al-Asmar Piñar – Academic degrees in Pharmacy and Biotechnology of Human Assisted Reproduction of Valencia University – Spain. Current studies (Ph.D) in Human Maile Genetics at Washington State University USA.
  • 10 years of Clinical& research laboratory Experience; In the Clinical setting he has extensive Experience in the study of chromosomal abnormalities in embryos and spermatozoa using array CGH technology and fluorescence “in situ” hybridization.

Prof. William Buckett

  • Prof. William Buckett is an Associate Professor in McGill University Canada, Dept. of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Chief of the Division of Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility, and the Medical Director of the MUHC Reproductive Centre.
  • He regularly presents his work around the world and has authored or co-authored over 200 peer-reviewed articles, reviews, abstracts or book chapters. Has served on the editorial board of Human Reproduction & the Science Advisory Panel to Assisted Human Reproduction Canada.

Prof. Udo Market

  • Prof. Udo Markert is the Head of the Placenta Laboratory at the University Hospital Jena, Germany. Past – ASRI President served the Council for 8 years. He has been Councillor of the International (ISIR) and European (ESRI) Societies for Reproductive Immunology and is the current President-Elect of ESRI.
  • Prof. Markert has organized and co-organized several international conferences. He is Associated Editor of the AJRI and member of the Editorial Board of the “Journal of Reproductive Immunology” and “Placenta”.

Dr. Claire Pexman-Fieth

  • Dr. Claire Pexman-Fieth is a graduate of the University of Toronto medical school. She completed her residency in Ob/Gyn, at the University of Toronto with FRCSC. Worked in Solvay Pharmaceuticals
  • During her 20 years of pharmaceutical industry experience she has worked in drug safety, global medical affairs & in research and development. Responsible for Women’s Health products in Global Medical Affairs and Clinical Development in Abbott.