Council & Executive Committee

What we do

The overall leadership of UEG rests with the Council for strategic direction.

The Executive Committee, comprising of the President, Vice President, Treasurer and Secretary General, together with the UEG Secretariat is responsible for the daily management and administration of UEG’s business.


Executive Committee

President
Helena Cortez-Pinto
  • Faculdade de Medicina de Lisboa, Centro Hospitalar Lisboa Norte, HSM
  • Lisbon
  • Portugal
Vice President
Matthias Löhr
  • Karolinska Institutet
  • Stockholm
Secretary General
Jeanin van Hooft
  • Leiden University Medical Center
  • Leiden
  • The Netherlands
Treasurer
Berthold Koletzko
  • Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität Munich Dr. von Hauner Children’s Hospital
  • Munich
  • Germany

Council

Scientific Committee Chair
Julia Mayerle
  • Ludwig-Maximilians-University
  • Munich
Public Affairs Committee Chair
Patrizia Burra
  • University of Padua
  • Padua
Education Committee Chair
Charles Murray
  • Royal Free Hospital
  • London
Education Committee Chair Elect
Henriette Heinrich
  • Stadtspital Triemli Zurich
  • Zurich
Research Committee Chair
Luigi Ricciardiello
  • University of Bologna
  • Bologna
Research Committee Chair Elect
Silvio Danese
  • University Vita-Salute San Raffaele
  • Milan
National Societies Committee Chair
Dan Lucian Dumitrascu
  • University of Medicine and Pharmacy Iuliu Hatieganu
  • Cluj-Napoca
National Societies Committee Chair Elect
Martina Müller-Schilling
  • University Hospital
  • Regensburg
Endoscopy Representative
Mario Dinis-Ribeiro
  • Instituto Português de Oncologia
  • Porto
  • Portugal
Liver Representative
Annalisa Berzigotti
  • INSELSPITAL Universitätsspital
  • Bern
  • Switzerland
General Gastroenterology Representative
Janneke van der Woude
  • Erasmus Medisch Centrum Dept. of Gastroenterology
  • Rotterdam
  • The Netherlands
General Gastroenterology Representative
Hana Algül
  • Technical University
  • Munich
  • Germany
Surgery Representative
Dieter Hahnloser
  • University Hospital
  • Lausanne
  • Switzerland
Independent Councillor
Philippe van Hootegem
  • University of Leuven
  • Belgium
Quality of Care Task Force Chair
Wafaa Khannoussi
  • Mohammed VI University Hospital Oujda
  • Oujda
Equality & Diversity Task Force Chair
Dina Tiniakos
  • Aretaieion Hospital, National & Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece & Faculty of Medical Sciences, Newcastle University, UK
Young Talent Group Chair
Pilar Acedo
  • University College London , Institute for Liver & Digestive Health
  • Royal Free Hospital, London
Contact
Head of Association Management
Wilma Hofer
  • M: +43 699 1997 16 43
  • T: +43 1 997 16 39