Join us for WiIP's  webinar on "Spectrum of Diagnostic and Therapeutic Bronchoscopic Cryo Techniques" on Sunday, March 10, 2024 at 10-12PM EST, 4-6PM CET. We will learn more on the topics of “Update on Spectrum of Cryo Techniques in Bronchoscopy” and “Mediastinal Cryobiopsy by EBUS Guidance” by Marioara Simon MD, PhD, FCCP and Lamya Chrif Morand, MD with Konstantina Kontogianni, MD, PhD as our moderator.

Marioara Simon MD, PhD, FCCP, is a pulmonologist, bronchologist and allergologist. She is the Head of Bronchology and Interventional Pulmonology Department at the University Hospital in Cluj-Napoca, Romania. She was President of the Romanian Bronchology Section of the Romanian Pulmonology Society for 6 years (2009 - 2016). Currently, Dr. Simon is a WABIP master Instructor in Bronchology as amember in the Education Committee and has also been a trainer in the Bronchoscopy Education Project and Workshops in bronchology every year since 2008. She has been a participant EABIP, ERS and WABIP congresses with oral presentations and posters and has been an organizer of three National Bronchology Conferences and WABIP. Dr. Simon is also an author and co-author of pulmonology books and more than 150 scientific articles and oral presentations, the majority in the diagnostic bronchoscopy and IP field.

Dr. Konstantina Kontogianni got her MD degree in 2000 with her post diplomatic education including Registrar in respiratory medicine in 1st Respiratory Medicine Department, University of Athens Medical School. She also became a Specialist in Respiratory Medicine in 2011 and worked for NHS in the UK, as Specialist Registrar and was granted the Level 1 Certificate of competence in Transthoracic Ultrasound. She is currently working in `Thoraxklinik` Heidelberg as a senior consultant and specialist in respiratory medicine in the Department of Interventional Pulmonology and became the head of the endoscopy department of the Thoraxklinik in 2019. Dr. Kontogianni received her PhD from the University of Athens Medical School in 2015 and in January 2024 the `Venia Legendi - Privat Dozentin` of the University of Heidelberg. She has been awarded from ERS in 2013 the teaching certificate for IP, in 2016 the ERS Interventional Pulmonology Travel Grant, in 2018 the ERS-EBUS certificates part 1, 2 and 3. Dr. Kontogianni is a member of the European Respiratory Society College of Experts and has been reviewing ERS fellowships for the past 9 years.

Dr. Lamya Chrif Morand is an Interventional Pulmonologist -Thoracic Oncologist. She is a WABIP regent in Morocco and works in a Private Office in Kenitra, Morocco.

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