Norman F. Miller Professor of Gynecology and Professor of Urology at the University of Michigan
Dr DeLancey has been elected to the National Academy of Medicine and named an Honorary Fellow ad eundem in the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists for pioneering work in advanced imaging and biomechanics that has elucidated basic mechanisms of pelvic floor disorders. He has published over 240 scientific articles, received over $20 million in NIH funding and lectured in over 30 countries on five continents.
A former President of the American Urogynecologic Society and the Society of Gynecologic Surgeons, he has an active surgical practice for complex and refractory pelvic floor problems and is listed in Best Doctors in America and received Marquis Who’s Who in the World Life-time Achievement Award.
Head of School Health Sciences and Professor of Continence Technology at the University of Southampton
Mandy Fader received her nursing qualification from St. George’s Hospital, London in 1980. She began her career in continence with a research post at University College London (UCL) in 1982 and joined the clinical continence team in 1984. In 1995 she returned to research at UCL and worked on a programme of continence product evaluations, completing her PhD in 2001.
In 2004 she joined the University of Southampton’s Continence Technology and Skin Health group and leads a team of researchers focusing on research into continence products and devices, and the effects of incontinence on skin health.
Associate Professor of Urology, University of Sao Paulo School of Medicine
Dr Cristiano M. Gomes completed his residence in urology at the University of Sao Paulo and a Fellowship in Urology (Voiding Dysfunction) at the University of Pennsylvania (USA).
He is board-certified in Urology and a member of the American Urological Association, International Continence Society, Society for Urodynamics Female Pelvic Medicine and urogenital Reconstruction, International Neurourology Society and the Brazilian Society of Urology.
Dr Gomes’ research interests include the study of functional urology, including urinary incontinence, overactive bladder, neurourology, BPH and sexual dysfunction. He is the author of numerous peer-reviewed scientific articles, monographs and book chapters on these topics and has been the principal or co-investigator on multiple grants.