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Key Officers
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KEY OFFICERS

Past Presidents

The President is the highest official in the hierarchy of IAP’s governance model. The President serves one term of two years. The post of President-Elect is filled up first by election/nomination and the incumbent succeeds to the office of President after serving as President-Elect for 2 years. The President provides strategic vision and guidance for furthering the mission of IAP.

1986
A Bettarello, Sao Paulo, Brazil

1988
L Scuro, Verona, Italy

1988-1990
R Tsuchiya, Nagasaki, Japan

1990-1992
H Beger, Ulm, Germany

1992-1994
E P DiMagno, Rochester, USA

1994-1996
C Imrie, Glasgow, UK

1996-1998
T Takeuchi, Tokyo, Japan

1998-2000
A Warshaw, Boston, USA

2000-2002
J Neoptolemos, Liverpool, UK

2002-2004
S Matsuno, Sendai, Japan

2004-2006
P Banks, Boston, USA

2006-2008
M Lerch, Munster, Germany

2008-2010
M Tanaka, Fukuoka, Japan

2010-2012
A Saluja, Minneapolis, USA

2012-2014
P Levy, Paris, France

2014-2016
T Shimosegawa, Sendai, Japan

2016-2018
S Chari, Rochester, USA

President-Elect

The President-Elect will be elected by the membership at the Business Meeting on the nomination of the Council and will normally succeed the President. The President-Elect will assume the duties of the President in his absence.

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Past Secretaries

The Secretary of the IAP is the most important and nodal officer who sets the agenda of the IAP, ensures its overall smooth functioning, liaisons with sister organizations, and acts as conduit between the organization and external agencies for transacting IAP business. The Secretary will summon all meetings of the Association, be responsible on behalf of the Council for all its arrangements and will keep minutes of the proceedings of the Association, its Council and any committee of which he is ex-officio member. A Secretary is first elected/nominated by the Council and ratified by the members at the Business meeting. The Secretary serves one term for four years and is eligible for re-nomination for a second term. A new Secretary should be elected two years prior to holding office wherever possible and designated as Secretary-Elect.

1984-1990
Professor O Bordalo, Portugal

1990-1996
Professor A Warshaw. USA

1996-2000
Professor P Banks, USA

2000-2008
Professor PG Lankisch, Germany

2008-2016
Professor J Wilson, Australia

2016-
Professor Pramod Garg, India

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Past Treasurers

The Treasurer will be elected by the members at the Business Meeting on the nomination of the Council. The Treasurer will serve for four years but will be eligible for re-election for another term. The Treasurer will be responsible for financial health of the Association, collecting all fees/subscriptions/dues on behalf of the Association, ensuring justified expenditure, investing funds as per the Council’s advice, maintaining accounts and presenting audited accounts at each Business Meeting.

1986-1990
Professor G Cavallini, Italy

1990-1996
Dr P Malfertheiner, Germany

1996-2004
Professor M Buchler, Germany

2007-2014
Professor C Fernandez-Del-Castillo, USA

2014-
Professor S Vege, USA

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Editor of Pancreatology

The Editor-in-Chief of Pancrteatology will be elected/nominated by the IAP Council. The Editor-in-Chief will be an ex-officio member of the Council and will serve for the term of his editorship. In agreement with the Publisher the Editor will serve for an initial period of five years. At the proposal of the Executive Committee, the Editor’s term of office can be extended for up to three years.

1986-1996
Professor P Pour, USA

1996-2000
Professor D Bockman, USA

2000-2007
Professor M Singer, France, and Professor C Imrie, UK

2007-2011
Professor R Urrutia, , USA

2012-2018
Professor M Apte, , Australia

2019-
Suresh Chari, USA
Miklos Sahin-Toth, USA