Evelina Zakamskaya — Editor-in-Chief, Doctor Channel; Anchor, Russia 24
Evelina Zakamskaya was born on November 17, 1977, in Baku, and graduated from the Faculty of Philology at Tver State University. She is a presenter for Radio Mayak and for Mir, a television and radio company. Since 2006, she has been an anchor for television channel Russia 24. She writes and presents Mnenie (Opinion), a talk show covering social and political issues, and Idei, menyayushchie mir (World-Changing Ideas), a series of popular science programmes. Evelina Zakamskaya moderates Russia 24 sessions at major international forums. Since 2017 - Editor-in-Chief, Doctor Channel. She is married with two daughters.
Joao Breda — Head of the European Office, World Health Organization for the Prevention and Control of NCDs
Francesco Giorgino — President, Italian Society of Endocrinology (SIE); Professor of Endocrinology and Chief, Division of Endocrinology University Hospital Policlinico Consorziale, University of Bari Aldo Moro
Francesco Giorgino is Professor of Endocrinology and Metabolism and Chairman of the Department of Emergency and Organ Transplantation at the University of Bari Aldo Moro, Bari, Italy. He is also Chief of the Division of Endocrinology at the University Hospital Policlinico Consorziale in Bari, Italy. Professor Giorgino received his M.D. degree from the University of Bari Aldo Moro and his Ph.D. degree from the University of Naples Federico II, in Italy. After completing clinical and research training in endocrinology and metabolism at the University of Catania, Italy, he worked for several years at the Joslin Diabetes Center and Harvard Medical School in Boston, MA, USA, first as a postdoctoral research fellow and then as a visiting scientist.
Professor Giorgino has received distinguished scientific awards from various international and national institutions, including the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation International (JDRF) Fellowship (New York, NY, USA), the Mary K. Iacocca Foundation Fellowship (Boston, MA, USA), the Glaxo-Wellcome Award from the European Association for the Study of Diabetes (EASD), the Aldo Pinchera and Cassano Awards from the Italian Society of Endocrinology, and the Alcmeone Award from the Italian Society of Diabetology. He has been the Italian Delegate in various European Commission Cooperation in Science and Technology (COST) actions for diabetes research. Professor Giorgino has served on many national commissions and national boards, including the Executive Committees and Scientific Committees of the Italian Society of Diabetology and of the Italian Society of Endocrinology. He is currently President of the Italian Society of Endocrinology.
He is or has been a member of the Editorial Boards for the following journals: PLoS ONE, Journal of Endocrinology, Endocrinology, Journal of Endocrinological Investigation, Adipocyte, Acta Diabetologica, Cardiorenal Medicine, and Diabetes Metabolism Research and Reviews. He has published more than 200 original and review articles in prestigious scientific journals and has been an invited speaker at many national and international meetings. Professor Giorgino’s research interests include the mechanisms leading to insulin resistance and beta-cell dysfunction in type 2 diabetes with a particular focus on skeletal muscle metabolism and organ cross-talk, inflammation and lipotoxicity, and the effects of diabetes drugs on pancreatic islets and the cardiovascular system. He has also been involved in several clinical trials investigating the effects of glucose-lowering drugs in individuals with type 2 diabetes. He has an H-index of 58 and over 11,000 citations (Google Scholar).
Hans Duijf — Vice-President, Russia and Belarus, Novo Nordisk
Hans Duijf was appointed Vice President of Novo Nordisk in Russia and Belarus since September 1, 2017.
Mr. Duijf is a Dutch national, born in June 1974. He moved to Moscow with his family, wife and two daughters, from Colombia, where he held the position of General Manager of the Novo Nordisk affiliate since 2015.
Mr. Duijf has nearly 20 years of experience in the affiliates and regional headquarters of Novo Nordisk in established and developing markets in Europe, South-East Asia and Latin America. Under his leadership diverse teams of different cultures consistently succeeded in improving performance and introducing innovative approaches. Mr. Duijf began his career in sales and marketing in the UK, and later participated in the product launching in the markets of different countries. He has extensive management experience in positions such as Marketing Director, Business Development Director, General Manager, Vice President.
Hans Duijf has received education in international marketing and strategic management and holds a Master of Science (M.Sc.) degree in Business Administration from Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University in the Netherlands.
Oliver Koehncke — General Director, Boehringer Ingelheim Russia
Alexander Mayorov — President, Russian Diabetes Association
Simon Matskeplishvili — Deputy Scientific Director, Lomonosov Moscow State University Clinic; Member of the Board, Russian Society of Cardiology
Simon Matskeplishvili, MD, PhD, FESC, FACC, is a Professor of Cardiology and a Chief Scientific and Clinical Researcher at the Bakoulev Scientific Center for Cardiovascular Surgery in Moscow and an adjunct professor of life sciences at the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology.
He also serves as a member of the Education, Certification and Accreditation, European Communities Committees of the European Association of Cardiovascular Imaging.
He graduated with honors from the Moscow Medical Academy in 1994 and had his postgraduate training and fellowship in cardiology at the Clinico-Diagnostic Department of the Bakoulev Center.
In 1997-1998 he received a degree of the International Master in Cardiology from the Institute of Clinical Physiology of the National Research Council of Italy in Pisa.
Simon Matskeplishvili is a Fellow of the European Society of Cardiology and a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology. He has received numerous honours and awards, both in Russia and internationally, including the European Cardiology award in 2001. He is a founder and a Chairman of the echocardiography section of the Russian society of cardiology. In 2007 he became a full professor of cardiology.
For the development of new non-invasive method of intracardiac blood flow evaluation in 2012 he was awarded a State Prize of the Government of Russian Federation in science and technology.
In 2013 he was a captain of the Russian team to win an ESC Cardiology Quiz “Primus inter pares” at the European Congress of Cardiology in Amsterdam.
In 2012 Professor Simon Matskeplishvili had organized and implemented the Educational Program for cardiologists and internal medicine physicians in Moscow. He also conducts an English-language elective course “Amazing Cardiology” in cardiology, cardiac surgery and cardiovascular imaging at the Faculty of Medicine of the Lomonosov Moscow State University.
The Board of the European Society of Cardiology has appointed Simon Matskeplishvili as the Coordinator of the Congress Programme Committee of the European Society of Cardiology Congress 2015-2016.
Oleg Salagay — Deputy Minister of Health of the Russian Federation
Oleg Salagay, Candidate of Medical Sciences, Director of the Department of Public Health and Communications of the Ministry of Healthcare of the Russian Federation, Press Secretary of the Minister of Healthcare of the Russian Federation Veronika Skvortsova.
Born on 3 October 1983 in Irkutsk (Irkutsk Oblast).
In 2005, graduated with honours from Irkutsk State Medical University.
In 2006, graduated with honours from the Academy of Labour and Social Relations, Department of Law.
In 2010, graduated with honours from the Diplomatic Academy of Russian Foreign Ministry.
In 2011, received a Master’s Degree in European Law from Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO University) under the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation.
Oleg Salagay is a member of many working groups under the auspices of the World Health Organization, BRICS, and bilateral cooperation. He is Chairman of the Conference of the Parties to the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control.
Marina Shestakova — Deputy Director of the Center- of the Diabetes Institute, Endocrinology Research Centre of the Ministry of Health of the Russian Federation
Front row participants:
Oksana Drapkina — Director, National Medical Research Center for Preventive Medicine of the Ministry of Health of the Russian Federation
Doctor of medical Sciences, Professor, corresponding member of RAS
Oksana M. graduated from the MMA named after I. M. Sechenov in 1992. From 1992 to 1997 she worked in the intensive care unit of the clinic of internal diseases of MMA named after I. M. Sechenov. From 1997 to 2015 she worked at the Department of internal medicine propaedeutics First Moscow State Medical University named after I. M. Sechenov, where she was promoted from Department assistant to Professor. In 2013, she was Awarded the Russian government prize in the field of education. In 2017 she was appointed to the position of Director of "NMRC PM" of the Ministry of health of Russia.
Professor Drapkina combines ongoing clinical work with research activities.
Awards: diploma of the Ministry of health of Russia, Laureate of the Russian Government prize in education, badge " excellence in health care».
There were defended 16 PhD theses and 1 dissertation for the degree of doctor of medical Sciences under the scientific guidance of O. M. Drapkina, more than 600 scientific article were published in domestic and foreign journals, 7 monographs, 10 textbooks
Andrey Prilutskiy — Minister of Healthcare of Ryazan Region
Patimat Khandaeva — Chair, Russian Young Endocrinologists Society (RYES)