Our Board of Directors

WAA Board of Directors 2016-2018

WAA EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE  2016-2018

Title Name Country
President Dr. William Clark Canada
Past-President Dr. Paolo Perseghin Italy
President Elect Dr. Fevzi Altuntas Turkey
VP Americas Dr. Robert Weinstein USA
VP Europe Dr. Volker Witt Austria
VP Asia Dr. Fatih Demirkan Turkey
Secretary General Dr. Hans Vrielink The Netherlands
Treasurer Dr. Rainer Moog Germany
Allied Health Liaison Kerri Gallo, RN Canada
Industry Rep Victor Turpaud USA
WAA COUNCILLORS  2017
Society Country Councillor
1.        ABHH Brazil  Alfredo Mendrone Jr.
2.        AMMTAC Mexico Vicencio Juárez Barreto
3.        ASFA  USA Joseph Schwartz
4.        CAG  Canada Gail Rock
5.        CSID  China Dr. Guiqiang Wang 
6.        ESAO  Europe Joachim Jankowski
7.        ESFH  Europe Miguel Lozano
8.        HHA  Greece Christos Papadimitriou
9.        ISA  India Rakesh Srivastava
10.     ISFA  International Dr Szpirt
11.     KSFA  Korea Kyou-Sup Han
12.     PSHBT  Phillippines Dr. Maria Luisa D. Concepcion
13.     SFH France Oliver Hequet
14.     SIdEM  Italy Patrizia Accorsi
15.     TSA  Turkey Emre Tekgunduz
WAA Member-Society PRESIDENTS – 2017
Acronym Organizational Full Name Representing President
ABHH Associação Brasileira de Hematologia, Hemoterapia e Terapia Celular Brazil Dr. Dima Tadeu Covas
AMMTAC Asociación Mexicana de Medicina Transfusional A.C. Mexico Dr. Vicencio Juárez Barreto
ASFA American Society For Apheresis USA Bruce Sachais
CAG Canadian Apheresis Group Canada Dr. Gail Rock
CSID Chinese Society for Infectious Diseases China Dr. Guiqiang Wang  *
ESAO European Society for Artificial Organs Europe Dr. Thomas Groth
ESFH European Society for Haemapheresis & Haemotherapy Europe Dr. Miguel Lozano
HHA Hellenic Haemapheresis Association Greece Christos Papadimitriou
ISA Indian Society for Apheresis India Dr. Rakesh Srivastava
ISFA International Society for Apheresis International Dr. Wladimir Szpirt
KSFA Korean Society for Apheresis Korea Professor Kyou-Sup Han
PSHBT Philippine Society of Hematology and Blood Transfusion Philippines  
SFH Société Francaise d’ Hémaphérèse France Dr. Farhad Heshmati
SIdEM Società Italiana di Emaferesi Italy Dr. Patrizia Accorsi
TSA Turkish Society of Apheresis Turkey Dr. Fatih Demirkan

 

Past Presidents
2014-2016 Dr. Paolo Perseghin Italy
2012-2014 Dr. Hiroshi Tsuda Japan
2010-2012 Dr.Robert Weinstein USA
2009-2010 Dr. Bernd Stegmayer Sweden
2007-2009 Dr. Noritoshi Suibuya Japan
2004-2007 Dr. Loic Guillevin France
2002-2004 Dr. Peter Ivanovich USA
2000-2002 Dr. Thomas H. Price USA
1998-2000 Dr. Horst Klinkman Germany
1996-1998 Dr. Mauro Valbonesi Italy
1994-1996 Dr. Francis S. Morrison USA
1992-1994 Dr. Tetsuzo Agishi Japan
1990-1992 Dr. Cees Th. Smit Sibinga Netherlands
1988-1990 Dr. Gail Rock Canada
1986-1988 Dr. Gerard Rifle France