Keynote Speakers

Professor Richard Anderson MD PhD FRCOG FRCP(Ed)

AMH: Assessing ovarian reserve - Predictive tools

Trained in Obstetrics and Gynaecology in Edinburgh, with a WHO Research Fellow post then Subspecialty training in Reproductive Medicine. After a year at University of California at San Diego, he was appointed to a Consultant post in 1998 in the MRC Reproductive Biology Unit, and to Chair of Clinical Reproductive Science at the University in 2005. He has established a group investigating female reproductive lifespan, with laboratory and clinical aspects particularly related to the adverse effects of cancer treatment on fertility. He has also conducted clinical studies developing our understanding of the novel neuropeptides kisspeptin and neurokinin B in human reproductive function in men and women. He is also Coordinator of the ESHRE Special Interest group in Fertility Preservation, and is an Editor of RBMOnline.

Professor Preeti Dabadghao


Preeti Dabadghao is a pediatrician with specialization in endocrinology. She is a Professor of Endocrinology at Sanjay Gandhi Postgraduate Institute, Lucknow India where she looks after both adult and paediatric patients. She also worked as a post doctoral fellow in Royal Children’s Hospital Melbourne in 1998-1999. She has worked in research projects in Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Addenbrook’s hospital, Cambridge , Walter and ELIZA Hall Institute and Repromed, Adelaide.

Currently, she is the president of Indian Society for Pediatric and Adolescent Endocrinology.

Her areas of interest include PCOS, Type 1 diabetes, Disorders of sexual differentiation and pituitary tumours. She represented the Asia Pacific Pediatric Endocrine Society for formulating the international evidence based guidelines for management of PCOS in women and adolescents. She has to her credit about 45 research papers and 15 chapters in various text books of pediatrics and endocrinology.

Professor Judith Goh

Obstetric fistulas in young women

Prof Judith Goh is a urogynaecologist, practicing in Brisbane, Australia.

Since 1995, she has been a self-funded medical volunteer, working mainly in the area of obstetric fistula. She travels to low-income countries in Africa and Asia 2 to 4 times a year.

In 2012, Prof Goh was awarded the Officer of the Order of Australia (AO)

For distinguished service to gynaecological medicine, particularly in the field of fistula surgery, and to the promotion of the rights of women and children in developing countries.

AMA Woman in Medicine Award 2018

Professor David Isaacs

Children in detention: the accidental activist

David was born in London and has an identical twin brother, Stephen, who is a child psychiatrist. They went to different schools and once swapped schools for a day. David trained in London, Sydney and Oxford. He moved permanently to Sydney in 1989 to head a Department of Immunology and Infectious Diseases at the Children’s Hospital, but was the only member of the Department.

David is Clinical Professor in Paediatric Infectious Diseases at the Children’s Hospital at Westmead and the University of Sydney. His infectious disease interests are neonatal infections, immunisations, respiratory virus infections and child refugee health. He has a post-graduate diploma in bioethics and is interested in many ethical aspects of infectious diseases.

He loves writing and has published over 400 papers, 100 of them on ethics, 33 humorous articles, 12 books on paediatric infectious diseases, neonatal infections and immunisations and a children’s book. He is Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health.

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  • Key Dates

  • Abstracts Open30 November 2018
  • Registrations Open30 November 2018
  • Abstracts Close26 July 2019
  • Presenters Notified19 August 2019
  • Early Bird Registration Closes30 August 2019
  • WCPAG Congress 201930 November - 3 December 2019


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