Tommaso Simoncini is Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Pisa. He is the Scientific Director of the Molecular and Cellular Gynecological Endocrinology Laboratory (MCGEL), an International center of excellence performing studies on molecular mechanisms of actions of sex hormones on vascular cells, cancer cells and brain cells, that are relevant to the diagnosis, prevention and treatment of cardiovascular disease, cancer metastasis and brain degenerative disorders. He also performs clinical research, particularly on the effect of steroidal drugs on endometriosis, on the role of the feto-placental nitric oxide system in fetal growth restriction or on preterm birth, on surgical techniques in pelvic floor diseases, on computer-assisted pre-surgical simulation of pelvic procedures.
Tommaso has published over 120 original papers in high-impact scientific Journals, with a global IF of over 520 and an H index of 30.
Camilo Rueda Beltz, Gynecologist
I’m Camilo Rueda Beltz. Medical Gynecologist graduated from the El Rosario University of Bogotá, Colombia. I did a Menopause training process at the European Foundation for Women’s Health and the Palacios Institute in Madrid Spain. I am a Clinical Professor of Gynecological Endocrinology at the University of La Sabana in Bogotá.
I have held the positions of President of the Colombian Menopause Association (2015-2017) and President of the Colombian Menopause Association Bogotá Chapter (2009-2013). I am a Latin American Expert in Climacteric, title received by FLACSYM in the year 2106.
Within my work as an active member of IMS for about ten years, I have promoted and promoted the courses of Climacter supported by IMS, in the year 2013 and in the year 2017. These courses have counted with the participation of 500 doctors of the country and from the Latin American region and have been dictated by the most prestigious IMS representatives who have generously come to Colombia, convened by me.
Since 2011 every year I have organized the World Menopause Day with the Colombian Menopause Association, following the official agenda of IMS and in these events we have summoned 150 leading doctors in the country in Climacteric where we have always carried out an event in rural areas of the country, to further encourage the practice and knowledge of Menopause in all possible regions.
Peter Chedraui, MD, MSc, PhD
Dr. Chedraui is an Obstetrician and Gynecologist, associate Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Director of the Instituto de Investigación e Innovación en Salud Integral, Universidad Católica of Guayaquil, Ecuador.
Member of the International Menopause Society (IMS), the European and Androgen Society (EMAS) and the International Society of Gynecological Endocrinology (ISGE). Currently Editor in Chief for Gynecological Endocrinology the Official Journal of the ISGE. He has served as past Board Member of the IMS, the EMAS and the ISGE, and Past Secretary of the Council of Affiliated Menopause Societies (CAMS).
He is Past President of the Ecuadorian Society of Climacteric and Menopause and Past Vice-President of the Latin American Association of Gynecological Endocrinology (ALEG).
His field of expertise is women’s health (reproductive and non-reproductive stages), with focus on preeclampsia, obesity, the metabolic syndrome, menopausal symptoms and cardiovascular risk, all endorsed by more than 200 peer reviewed publications, many of which are part of a joint effort of a Latin American scientific network.
|Country/Region||Name of Society|
|Asia Pacific||The Asia Pacific Menopause Federation (APMF)|
|Argentina||Asociacion Argentina Para el Estudio del Climaterio (AAPEC)|
|Australasia||Australasian Menopause Society (AMS)|
|Austria||Austrian Menopause Society|
|Bangladesh||Bangladesh Menopause Society|
|Belgium||Belgian Menopause Society|
|Brazil||Sociedade Brasileira de Climatério (SOBRAC)|
|Canada||Canadian Menopause Society / Société Canadienne de Ménopause (SIGMA)|
|Chile||Sociedad Chilena de Climaterio|
|Colombia||Asociacion Colombiana de Menopausia|
|Costa Rica||Asociación Costarricense de Climaterio,Menopausia y Osteoporosis (ACCMYO)|
|Croatia||Croatian Menopause Society|
|Czech Republic||Czech Menopause and Andropause Society|
|Dominican Republic||Sociedad Dominicana de Menopausia|
|Ecuador||Ecuadorian Climacteric and Menopause Society (SECLIM)|
|Europe||European Menopause and Andropause Society (EMAS)|
|Latin America||Federacion LatinoAmericana de Asociaciones y Sociedades de Climaterio y Menopausia (FLASCYM)|
|FRACYM||Federacion Region A de Climaterio y Menopausia|
|France||Groupe Etude de la Ménopause et du Vieillissement Hormonal (GEMVI)|
|Germany||German Menopause Society|
|Greece||Hellenic Society of Climacterium and Menopause (Emmino)|
|Hungary||Hungarian Menopause Society|
|India||Indian Menopause Society|
|Indonesia||Perkumpulan Menopause Indonesia (PERMI)|
|Israel||Israel Menopause Society|
|Italy||Societa Italiana della Menopausa (SIM)|
|Japan||Japan Society for Menopause and Women’s Health|
|Korea||Korean Society of Menopause|
|Mexico||Asociacion Mexicana para el Estudio del Climaterio (AMEC)|
|Mongolia||Mongolian Menopause and Andropause Society (MMAS)|
|North America||North American Menopause Society (NAMS)|
|Netherlands||Dutch Menopause Society|
|Nicaragua||Asociacion Nicaraguense de Climaterio y Menopausia (ANCYM)|
|Panama||Sociedad Panamena de Obstetricia y Ginecologia (Seccion de Climaterio)|
|Paraguay||Sociedad Paraguaya de Climaterio y Menopausia|
|Peru||Sociedad Peruana del Climaterio|
|Philippines||Philippine Society of Climacteric Medicine (PSCM)|
|Russia||Russian Menopause Society|
|South Africa||South African Menopause Society (SAMS)|
|Spain||Asociacion Espanola para el Estudio fde la Menopausia (AEEM)|
|Switzerland||Swiss Menopause Society|
|Taiwan||Taiwanese Menopause Society|
|Thailand||Thai Menopause Society|
|Turkey||Turkish Menopause and Osteoporosis Society|
|United Arab Emirates||Emirates Medical Association Menopause Society (EMAMS)|
|United Kingdom||British Menopause Society (BMS)|