In accordance with the ISUTx By-Laws, ISUTx would like to announce an Election for the ISUTx Executive Committee and Board of Directors for the term October 2023-October 2025.
A slate of nominees for the Executive Committee and Board of Directors for election has been approved. We now present this slate for a vote of ISUTx members.
A pool of qualified candidates has been considered, with the aim of achieving a good mix of gender and gynecologists/transplant surgeons. Geographical spread has also been considered. All suggested candidates represent centres that are active or are in the immediate process of being about to start to be active in the area of uterus transplantation. The needs of the Society, leadership capabilities, and ability to serve as ISUTx fulfills its mission and vision were also considered in the assembly of this slate.
We are privileged to present to you this slate of candidates for the ISUTx Executive Committee and Board of Directors as endorsed by the ISUTx Executive Committee and Nominating Committee, to continue or to commence terms beginning in October 2023.
President – Sara Brucker (gynecology), Tübingen, Germany
Past President - Jiri Fronek (transplant surgery), Prague, Czech Republic
President-Elect - Paige Porrett (transplant surgery), Birmingham, USA
Vice President – Stefan Tullius(transplant surgery), Boston, USA
Secretary – Jana Pittman (gynecology), Sydney, Australia
Treasurer – Mats Brannstrom (gynecology), Gothenburg, Sweden
Board of Directors
Wellington Andraus (transplant surgery), Sao Paulo, Brazil
Jean Marc Ayoubi (gynecology), Paris, France
Maria V. Boccio (gynecology), Rosario, Argentina
Iori Kisu (gynecology), Tokyo, Japan
Nawar Latif (gynecology), Pennsylvania, USA
Omer Ozcan (transplant surgery), Antalya, Turkey
Elliott Richards (gynecology), Cleveland, USA
Richard Smith (gynecology) London, UK
Giuliano Testa (transplant surgery), Dallas, USA
Voting is open to all ISUTx members in good standing and will take place electronically commencing Monday 8th May 2023 at 17:00 Eastern Daylight Time (22:00 Greenwich Mean Time) and will close Friday June 30th, 2023 at 23:59 Eastern Daylight Time (04:59 Greenwich Mean Time).
The results of the election will be announced to the ISUTx membership at the ISUTX Congress on Tuesday 12th September 2023.
On behalf of the ISUTx Executive Committee, thank you for your participation in the election process which is crucial to the success of ISUTx.
We are both delighted to announce that the International Society of Uterus Transplantation (ISUTx) will be joining The Transplantation Society as its tenth official Section, and we would like to welcome all its members to TTS.
We believe that this partnership will be mutually beneficial to both Societies, and we look forward to collaborating on various projects, meetings and initiatives. We eagerly anticipate working together to share knowledge and experiences to benefit the members of both Societies. Over the coming months, we will explore opportunities and elaborate plans to create synergies between our Societies.
The ISUTx membership fee includes TTS Full Membership. All ISUTx members immediatley gain access to TTS’ comprehensive educational material and knowledge base, particularly with regards to science and public policy. TTS members will be able to gain a wealth of knowledge from ISUTx members in this highly specialized field of uterus transplantation. Members of the ISUTx are invited to become TTS members. More information will be forthcoming.
This partnership is an exciting opportunity for all of us, and we look forward to our growing collaboration.
Jiri Fronek, President
Mats Brannstrom, Past-President
Stefan G. Tullius, Vice-President
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