Organizing Committee


  • Mark W. Clemens, MD, FACS (Program Chair)
  • Co-President
  • Associate Professor
  • Plastic Surgery
  • MD Anderson Cancer Center
  • Houston, Texas (USA)

  • Eric Gagneaux
  • CME Conference Planner / Logistics
  • CME/Conference Management
  • MD Anderson Cancer Center
  • Houston, Texas (USA)

  • Kelly Hunt MD
  • Professor
  • Breast Surgery
  • MD Anderson Cancer Center
  • Houston, Texas (USA)

  • Raylene Hollrah
  • Patient advocate
  • Breast Implant Lymphoma Advocates (BILA)
  • Hermann, Missouri (USA)

  • Roberto Miranda MD
  • Professor
  • Hematopathology
  • Division of Pathology/Lab Medicine
  • MD Anderson Cancer Center
  • Houston, Texas (USA)

  • Fabio Santanelli di Pompeo MD, PhD
  • Co-President
  • Professor
  • Plastic Surgery
  • Sapienza University of Rome
  • EURAPS Secretary General
  • Rome, Italy

  • Michail Sorotos, MD PhD
  • Assistant Professor
  • Translational Medicine
  • Development and Active Aging
  • University of Salerno
  • Salerno, Italy

Conference Faculty


  • Mark W. Clemens, MD, FACS
  • (Co-President, Program Chair)
  • Associate Professor
  • Plastic Surgery
  • MD Anderson Cancer Center

  • Fabio Santanelli di Pompeo MD, PhD
  • Co-President
  • Professor
  • Plastic Surgery
  • Sapienza University of Rome
  • EURAPS Secretary General
  • Rome, Italy

  • Binita Asher, MD
  • General Surgeon
  • US Food and Drug Administrationor
  • Silver Spring, Maryland

  • Michael Atlan, MD, PhD
  • Chief
  • Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
  • TENON Hospital
  • Hopital TENON-APHP
  • Paris, France

  • Peter Cordeiro, MD, FACS
  • William G. Cahan Chair in Surgery
  • Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
  • New York, New York

  • Arianna Di Napoli, MD PhD
  • Assistant Professor
  • Pathology
  • Clinical and Molecular Medicine
  • Sapienza University of Rome
  • Rome, Italy

  • Marshall Kadin, MD
  • Professor of Dermatology
  • Boston University and Roger Williams Medical Center
  • Department of Pathology
  • Rhode Island Hospital
  • Rhode Island, New York

  • Moustapha Hamdi, MD PhD
  • Professor
  • Chairman of Plastic Surgery
  • Brussels University Hospital
  • Brussel, Belgium

  • Dennis Hammond, MD, PhD
  • Professor
  • Partners in Plastic Surgery of West Michigan
  • Grand Rapids, Michigan

  • Cara Haymaker, PhD
  • Assistant Professor
  • Melanoma Medical Oncology
  • MD Anderson Cancer Center
  • Houston, Texas

  • Raylene Hollrah
  • Patient advocate
  • Breast Implant Lymphoma Advocates (BILA)
  • Hermann, Missouri

  • Kelly Hunt, MD, FACS
  • Professor and Chair
  • Breast Surgery
  • MD Anderson Cancer Center
  • Houston, Texas

  • Swaminathan Iyer, MD
  • Professor
  • Lymphoma/Myeloma
  • MD Anderson Cancer Center
  • Houston, Texas

  • Elaine Jaffe, MD
  • Senior Investigator
  • Hematopathology Section Head
  • National Institutes of Health
  • Bethesda, Maryland

  • Terri Macgregor
  • Patient Advocate
  • Breast Implant Lymphoma Advocates (BILA)
  • Ontario, Canada

  • Susanne Turner, MD
  • Professor
  • Division of Cellular and Molecular Pathology
  • Addenbrooke’s Hospital
  • Pathology
  • University of Cambridge
  • Cambridge, United Kingdom

  • René Van der Hulst, Prof. Dr.
  • Professor
  • Plastic Surgery
  • Maastricht UMC
  • Maastricht, The Netherlands

  • Jamee Cook
  • Patient Advocate
  • Breast Implant Lymphoma Advocates (BILA)
  • Dallas, Texas

  • Anand Deva BSc(Med), MBBS(Hons), MS, FRACS
  • Head, Professor
  • Cosmetic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
  • Macquarie Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
  • Surgical Infection Research Group
  • Macquarie University
  • NSW, Australia

  • Daphne de Jong, MD, PhD
  • Prof. Dr
  • Pathology
  • Amsterdam University Medical Center
  • Amsterdam, The Netherlands

  • Wim H. De Jong, DVM, PhD
  • Professor
  • Scientific Committee on Health
  • Environmental and Emerging Risk (SCHEER)
  • European Commission
  • DG Health and Food Safety
  • Houten, The Netherlands

  • Terence Myckatyn, MD
  • Associate Professor
  • Plastic Surgery
  • Washington University
  • St. Louis, Missouri

  • Donald MacKay, MD, FACS, FAAP
  • Associate Chair
  • Surgery
  • Professor
  • Plastic Surgery and Pediatrics
  • Penn State Hershey College of Medicine
  • Hershey, Pennsylvania

  • Patrick Mallucci, MD, FRCS
  • Surgeon
  • Mallucci Plastic Surgery
  • South Kensington, London

  • Roberto Miranda, MD
  • Professor
  • Hematopathology
  • Division of Pathology/Lab Medicine
  • MD Anderson Cancer Center
  • Houston, Texas

  • Colleen McCarthy, MD
  • Associate Professor
  • Plastic Surgery
  • Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
  • New York, New York

  • Huong Carisa Le-Petross, MD
  • Professor
  • Department of Breast Imaging
  • MD Anderson Cancer Center
  • Houston, Texas

  • Peter Lennox, MD, FRCSC
  • Professor
  • Plastic Surgery
  • University British Colombia
  • Vancouver, Canada

  • Anaeze Offodile, MD
  • Assistant Professor
  • Plastic Surgery
  • MD Anderson Cancer Center
  • Houston, Texas

  • Chelsea Pinnix, MD, PhD
  • Associate Professor
  • Radiation Oncology
  • MD Anderson Cancer Center
  • Houston, Texas

  • Michail Sorotos, MD, PhD
  • Assistant Professor
  • Translational Medicine of Development and Active Aging
  • University of Salerno
  • Salerno, Italy

  • Omid Veiseh, PhD
  • Assistant Professor
  • CPRIT Scholar in Cancer Research
  • Bioengineering, BioScience Research Collaborative
  • Rice University
  • Houston, Texas

  • Ignacio Wistuba, MD
  • Division Head ad interim
  • Translational Molecular Pathology
  • MD Anderson Cancer Center
  • Houston, Texas