WFPI Council

Officers (Executive Committee)

President: Gloria Soto (SLARP)

Clinica Alemana de Santiago, Chile


Past President: Veronica Donoghue (ESPR) 

Children’s University Hospital, Temple Street, and The National Maternity Hospital, Dublin.



Vice President: Wendy Lam (ASOPR)

Queen Mary Hospital, Hong Kong

Secretary: Dorothy Bulas (SPR)

Children's National Medical Center, Washington D.C., USA


Vice Secretary: Jaishree Naidoo (AfSPI)

Charlotte Maxeke Johannesburg Academic Hospital, South Africa

Treasurer: Timothy Cain (AOSPR)

Royal Children's Hospital, Melbourne, Austria

Vice Treasurer: Rutger Jan Nievelstein (ESPR)

University Medical Center, Utrecht, Netherlands 


(Soon to be) Co-opted, WFPI Founding President: Maria Ines Boechat

David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, USA


Co-opted Representative, Image Gently Alliance: Kimberly Applegate

Emory University School of Medicine, USA


Representative Directors (here's their role)

Digital Education leader

Sanjay Prabhu

Children's Hospital, Boston, USA




Outreach leader


Cicero Silva

Yale New Haven Hospital/Yale School of Medicine, USA


General Director



Amanda Dehaye



Members of WFPI's ExCom, being

Ines Boechat (SPR) 
Veronica Donoghue (ESPR)
Wendy Lam (AOSPR)
Dorothy Bulas  (SPR)
Gloria Soto (SLARP)
Rutger Jan Nievelstein (ESPR)
Jaishree Naidoo (AfSPI)
Tim Cain (AOSPR)

  • Version I: approved by all Founding Society boards and adopted in June 2012
  • Version 2: approved at WFPI's Annual General Meeting, June 2014
  • Version 3: e-ballot passage, June 2015


Leader: Cicero Silva

Overview and steering of WFPI outreach work is currently provided by WFPI's Executive Committee (key Council members).

Project leaders:

  • Childhood TB group: Bernard Laya
  • Ultrasound in lower resource settings: Savvas Andronikou
  • Indira Ghandi Institute of Child Health, Bangalore, India: Cicero Silva
  • Khayelitsha Hospital, Western Cape, South Africa: Savvas Andronikou/Stanford University (Richard Barth)
  • Latin America: network development, tele-reading installation with health facilities in Peru, Colombia, Guatemala: Ramon Sanchez
  • Malawi: teaching and tele-reading support (focus: PoC US), development of future partnership with Imaging the World: Tracy Kilborn, Julie Hurteau, Sabine Béllard
  • Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors without Borders: Savvas Andronikou
  • Laos: Cicero Silva/Michael Reiter - RAD AID
  • Bustamante Children's Hospital, Jamaica: Cicero Silva [Pamela Deaver]
  • Ethiopia: Kassa Darge
  • Mozambique: Ines Boechat and Ricardo Faingold
  • Haiti: Dorothy Bulas, Jennifer Nicholas, Rebecca Stein-Wexler


  • Joint Statement was issued by RAD-AID, WHO-PAHO and WFPI in September 2014 for future outreach and education work. Dr. Hansel Otero acts as WFPI's liaison physician for the WFPI-RAD AID interface.
  • Imaging the World and WFPI are moving forward together on PoC ultrasound research and pilot projects - see here.
  • For other organizations involved in lower resource settings and imaging, please click here and here

Workforce Training/ Education:


Dorothy Bulas, lead, (SPR)
Sanjay Prabhu (SPR) - webmaster, online video library, Case of the Week
George Taylor (SPR) - chair, online video library steering committee
Cicero Silva (SPR) - outreach leader
Savvas Andronikou (AfSPIR/SFIPP) - outreach leader 2012-2015
Bernard Laya (AOSPR) - TB Corner, Childhood TB
Quentin Moore (associated with IG) - webpages
Kassa Darge (SPR) - Ethiopia, curriculum
And all our many volunteers involved in outreach projects (including telereading)
that overlap with education and workplace training.


Erich Sorantin  (ESPR)

Sanjay Prabhu (Webmaster)

Online meetings - technical support: 

Tim Cain (AOSPR), Sanjay Prabhu (SPR), Cicero Silva (SPR), Erich Sorantin (ESPR), Amanda Dehaye (WFPI), Jennifer Boylan (SPR) 

Fundraising Advisor

Stuart Royal (SPR)



Sanjay Prabhu (SPR)

Amanda Dehaye (WFPI), Micheal Breen (SPR), Marc Jordaan (SPR)



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