Advisory Board

amantlr   Dr. Frédéric Amant
A leading figure in the field of cancer and pregnancy research, Dr. Amant is a Professor in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the KatholiekeUniversiteit Leuven, Belgium, and works as a specialist in Gynecologic Oncology at the academic hospital UZ Gasthuisberg, Leuven.
He leads a task force researching cancer in pregnancy and is the principal investigator in the Cancer in Pregnancy study.
Head-Shot-Kamat   Dr. Aparna Kamat
Director of Gynecologic Oncology in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at The Methodist Hospital in Houston, Dr. AparnaKamat focuses on helping women with complex gynecologic problems and gynecologic malignancies through minimally invasive surgical options. She has received several awards, including the Dianne Denson Tobola fellowship for her research in ovarian cancer.
paul-emerey   Professor Paul Emery
Professor Paul Emery is the Arthritis Research UK Professor of Rheumatology and Head of the Academic Division of Musculoskeletal Disease at the University of Leeds, UK. He is also the Director of the Leeds Musculoskeletal Biomedical Research Unit at Leeds Teaching Hospitals Trust. Professor Emery provides insights into the treatment of pregnant women suffering from rheumatoid arthritis, spondyloarthropathy (SpA), and connective tissue diseases.
tea-collins   Dr. Téa Collins
Pediatrician Dr. Téa Collins advises the World Medical Association (WMA) on global health issues of concern to the medical profession. She is passionate about maternal and child health, having previously worked with the World Bank Health Reform project (managing technical assistance in maternal and child health) and the USAID Georgia Assistance Initiative (reproductive health/health education programs).
Anne-Lyerly-color   Dr. Anne Drapkin Lyerly
An obstetrician/gynecologist, researcher, bioethicist, and author, Dr. Anne Drapkin Lyerly is a cofounder of the Second Wave Initiative, a project geared towards advancing the evidence base for treatment of medical illnesses during pregnancy. She is the Associate Director of the Center for Bioethics and Associate Professor with appointments in the departments of Social Medicine and Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.