List of Speakers

Üstün AYDINGÖZ, MD
Professor of Radiology
Ankara, Turkey

Tolga AYDOĞ, MD, PhD
Acıbadem Fulya Hospital and Acıbadem Sports Acıbadem University,
Faculty of Health Science,
Department of Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation

Roald BAHR, MD PhD Professor
Oslo Sports Trauma Research Center & Norwegian Olympic
Training Center, Oslo, Norway
& Aspetar Orthopaedic & Sports
Medicine Hospital, Doha, Qatar

Cheri BLAUWET, BS MD
Chairperson, IPC Medical Committee
Instructor of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and Sports Medicine,
Harvard Medical School
Attending Physician, Brigham and Women’s Hospital Sports Medicine Service
Boston, USA

Richard BUDGETT, MD, Professor
Director in charge – IOC Medical and Scientific Department
International Olympic Committee, Lausanne, Switzerland

Ben CLARSEN, PT PhD
Oslo Sports Trauma Research Center
Department of Sports Medicine,
Norwegian School of Sport Sciences
PO Box 4014 Ullevål Stadion
0806 Oslo, Norway

Haydar A. DEMIREL, MD, PhD, Professor
Hacettepe Üniversitesi Spor Bilimleri Fakültesi,
Beytepe, Ankara

Wayne DERMAN, MBChB, PhD FFIMS
Member, IPC Medical Committee
Director, Institute of Sport & Exercise Medicine
Co-Director IOC Research Centre South Africa
University of Stellenbosch
Stellenbosch, South Africa

Jiří DVOŘÁK, Prof, MD
Schulthess Clinic
Lengghalde 2
CH – 8008 Zurich

Lars ENGEBRETSEN, MD PhD
Professor & Head of Medicine & Science
International Olympic Committee, Lausanne, Switzerland;
Oslo Sports Trauma Research Center, Oslo University Hospital &
Norwegian Olympic Training Center, Oslo, Norway

 Uğur ERDENER, Professor, Dr
IOC Medical & Scientific Commission Chair
International Olympic Committee, Lausanne, Switzerland

Emin ERGEN, Dr
Sports Medicine Physician
Aspetar
Qatar Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine Hospital
Doha – Qatar

Per HÖLMICH, MD, DMSc, Professor ​
Sports Orthopedic Research Center – Copenhagen (SORC-C)
Arthroscopic Center, Department of Orthopedic Surgery
Copenhagen University Hospital, Amager-Hvidovre
Denmark
& Sports Groin Pain Center, Aspetar Orthopaedic
and Sports Medicine Hospital, Doha, Qatar

Jón KARLSSON, MD PhD
Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery
Department of Orthopaedics,
Sahlgenska University Hospital,
Sahlgrenska Academy
Gothenburg, Sweden

Erdem KAŞIKCIOĞLU, , MD, PhD, FESC
Istanbul Medical Faculty
Sports Medicine Department, Çapa, Fatih

Simon KEMP, MB BS FFSEM Sports Physician
Chief Medical Officer
Rugby Football Union
Twickenham
London TW2 7BA England

Gino M.M.J. KERKHOFFS MD, PhD
Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Academic Medical Center (AMC) Amsterdam
Academic Center for Evidence based Sports medicine (ACES)
Amsterdam Collaboration for Health and Safety in Sports (ACHSS), IOC Research Center, AMC/VUmc Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Lee YOUNG-HEE, M.D, Ph.D
Chief Medical Officer, 2018 PyeongChang OCOG

Michael MAKDISSI, MBBS PhD
Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health, Melbourne Brain Centre
(Austin Campus) Heidelberg, Victoria, Australia 3084
La Trobe Sport and Exercise Medicine Research Centre
La Trobe University Melbourne, Victoria, Australia 3086

Olivier RABIN
Senior Executive Director,
Sciences and International Partnerships
World Anti-Doping Agency

Yorck Olaf SCHUMACHER, Dr. med.
Aspetar Orthopaedic & Sports Medicine Hospital,
Doha, Qatar

Professor Martin SCHWELLNUS, MBBCh, MSc (Med), MD, FACSM, FFIMS
Professor of Sport and Exercise Medicine

Director: Institute for Sport, Exercise Medicine and Lifestyle Research
Faculty of Health Sciences
University of Pretoria, South Africa
Director: IOC Research Centre
Director: FIFA Medical Centre of Excellence

Onur TETIK, Prof. Dr.
Orthopedic Surgeon
Koç University
American Hospital


Johannes TOL, MD PhD
ASPETAR, Qatar Orthopedic and Sports Medicine Hospital
Doha, Qatar
Academic Center for Evidence Based Sports Medicine (ACES)
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Robbart VAN LINSCHOTEN, MD, PhD
Sports Medicine Consultant at Aspetar,
Qatar Orthopedic and Sports Medicine Hospital, Doha, Qatar
& Assistant Professor at Weill Cornell Medical College, Doha, Qatar

Christa Janse VAN RENSBURG, Associate Professor, MD, MMed, MSc, MBChB, FACSM, FFIMS
SECTION SPORTS MEDICINE
University of Pretoria
South Africa

 Alan VERNEC, MD, Dip Sport Med
Medical Director
World Anti-Doping Agency

 Nick WEBBORN, MB BS FFSEM FACSM FISM MSc Dip Sports Med
Member, IPC Medical Committee
Clinical Professor of Sport & Exercise Medicine, University of Brighton
Centre for Sport and Exercise Science and Medicine (SESAME)
University of Brighton
Brighton, UK

Adam WEIR, MBBS, PhD
Aspetar Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine Hospital,
Doha, Qatar
Academic Center for Evidence Based Sports Medicine (ACES)

Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Rod WHITELEY, PT, PhD
Aspetar Sports Medicine Hospital
Doha, Qatar