Medical Professionals

Clinical & Medical Advisory Board

The Clinical & Medical Advisory Board offers a free advice service from among its members.  This is advice only and not to be considered a consultation.  Our experts will do their best to help and advise you.  Download the consulting form here.

CHAIR

Dan Driscoll, PhD, MD (USA)

University of Florida
Health Sciences Center
Div. Genetics / Dept. of Pediatrics
Gainesville, FL  U.S.A.

VICE CHAIR

Susanne Blichfeldt, MD (Denmark)

Consultant (Neuropediatrics)
Susanne has an adult son with PWS.

Prof. Dr Leopold Curfs, PhD (The Netherlands)

Dept. of Clinical Genetics
University Maastricht/Academic Hospital
Maastricht, The Netherlands

Maithe Tauber, MD

Professor of Pediatrics, University of Toulouse  She directs the Reference Centre for Prader-Willi syndrome in France and is the Chair of the Scientific Council of Prader-Willi France.  Her research includes oxytocin in PWS

Moris A. Angulo

Director of Medical Genetics
Assistant Director of Pediatric Endocrinolgy
Winthrop University Hospital
Mineola, NY  U.S.A.

Janice L. Forster, MD

Child & Adolescent Psychiatrist
Pittsburgh Partnership
Pittsburgh, PA  U.S.A.

Urs Eiholzer, MD

Associated Professor and Head
PEZZ Center for Pediatric Endocrinology
Möhrlistrasse 69
CH-8006 Zürich
Switzerland

Tony Holland, MD, CBE

Health Foundation Chair in Learning Disabilities, Cambridge University, UK

Ann O. Scheimann MD, MBA

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Johns Hopkins School of Medicine

Baltimore, USA

Charlotte Hoybye,

Senior Consultant, Associate Professor,

Department of Endocrinology, Metabolism and Diabetology, Karolinska University Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden

Suzanne Cassidy, MD

Medical genetics doctor in Sausalito, California and is affiliated with UCSF Medical Center.

A founding member of IPWSO and Past President, Susie is also a serving board member of PWSA USA

Harold van Bosse

Orthopaedic Surgeon

Shriner Hospital, Boston.  Also on the board of directors for Arthrogryposis Multiplex Congenita Support, Inc. and A Leg to Stand On, and  a member of the PWSA (USA) Clinical Advisory board. He is also an associate professor of orthopaedics at Temple University.

Shuan-Pei Lin

Mackay Medical College and National Taipei University of Nursing Sciences, Taiwan · Department of Medicine and Department of Infant and Childhood Care.

Information & Resources
**New Overview & Evaluation of infant, child, adolescent and adult
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IPWSO, Douglas House, 18b Trumpington Road,

Cambridge CB2 8AH, UK

Registered as a charity in England & Wales, charity no. 1182873

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