WFPI Executive Council

(here's their roles)


Omolola Atalabi (AfSPI)
College of Medicine University of Ibadan/

Richard Barth  (SPR)
Packard Children's Hospital, 
Stanford, CA, USA 

Vice Treasurer: 
Tatiana Fazecas, (SLARP) 

Past President
Wendy Lam (AOSPR)
Queen Mary Hospital, Hong Kong

Vice President
Dorothy Bulas (SPR)
Children's National Med Ctr
Washington, DC, USA 

WFPI Founding President: 
Maria Ines Boechat
David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, USA


Jaishree Naidoo (AfSPI)
Nelson Mandela Children's Hospital, SA


Co-opted Rep, 
Image Gently Alliance:
Kimberly Applegate
Univ of Kentucky, USA

 Vice Secretary
Cristian Garcia (SLARP)
Hospital Clinco Universidad Catolica, 
Santiago, Chile

5th Organizational Director: 
Joanna Kasznia-Brown (ESPR) 
Musgrove Park Hospital Taunton, UK 

Co-opted Representative, 
Past Executive Director:
Amanda Dehaye

AFSPI Representative: 
Khaled Aboualfotouh Ahmad  

 AFSPI Representative: 
Gladys Mwango

AOSPR Representative:
Timothy Cain


AOSPR Representative:
Kushaljit Singh Sodhi
PGIMER, Chandigarh, INDIA

ESPR Representative:
Rutger Jan Nievelstein 

ESPR Representative: 
Martin Stenzel
SLARP Representative:
Pilar Dies

SLARP Representative: 
Alexandra Monteiro 
 SPR Representative
James Donaldson
 SPR Representative: 
Diego Jaramillo

Initiative Leaders 


Digital Education Leader: 
Sanjay Prabhu
Boston Children's Hospital   
 MRI protocol Leader: 
Michael Gee
Mass General Hosp
Harvard, USA 
Outreach Leader: 
Cicero Silva
Yale New Haven Hospital 
TB Leader: 
Kushaljit Singh Sodhi

PGIMER, Chandigarh, INDIA



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)



For more info....


Read all about WFPI here