About ISoP - Advisory Board 2019 - 2022 - Biographies

Past President, ISoP

Sten Olsson

Past President, ISoP

After his MSc in pharmacy at Uppsala University, Sweden, he became one of the original staff members of the Uppsala Monitoring Centre (UMC) in 1978. At UMC he held many posts related to capacity building and competence development for national pharmacovigilance systems globally within the expanding WHO Programme for International Drug Monitoring. He worked in close collaboration with departments for medicine and vaccine safety at WHO Headquarters and made many consultancy visits in countries.

He managed the UMC international pharmacovigilance training courses 1993-2009 and contributed to pharmacovigilance training courses in over 65 countries in 5 continents. Editor of the Uppsala Reports newsletter 1996-2015, Scientific Coordinator of the EU funded Monitoring Medicines project in a 11-member consortium 2009-2013. Member of the WHO Global Vaccine Safety Initiative (GVSI) Strategic Priority Group 2012 – 2015, Guest professor at China FDA Institute of Executive Development 2012 – 2015; Honorary faculty member, JSS Collage of Pharmacy, Mysore, India 2014-. President of the International Society of Pharmacovigilance, ISoP, 2016 – 2019; appointed member of the WHO Expert Advisory Panel on Medicine Safety in 2019

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Executive Committee

ISoP Executive Commitee Member Sten Olsen

Mira Harrison Woolrych

President
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ISoP Executive Commitee Member Sten Olsen

Deirdre McCarthy

Secretary General
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Rebecca Chandler

Vice-President
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Jean-Christohe Delumeau

Treasurer
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Board Members

ISoP Executive Commitee Member Sten Olsen

Angela Caro Rojas

ISoP Board Member
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ISoP Executive Commitee Member Sten Olsen

Jan Petracek

ISoP Board Member
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ISoP Executive Commitee Member Sten Olsen

Mónica Tarapués

ISoP Board Member
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ISoP Executive Commitee Member Sten Olsen

Gianluca Trifirò

ISoP Board Member
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ISoP Executive Commitee Member Sten Olsen

Manal Younus

ISoP Board Member
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ISoP Executive Commitee Member Sten Olsen

Li Zhang

ISoP Board Member
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Past President

ISoP Executive Commitee Member Sten Olsen

Sten Olsson

ISoP Board Member
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Entitlements of Executive Committee (EC) and Board Members:

  • Waiving of the registration fee for the Annual Meeting
  • Accommodation, living expenses and in circumstances where alternative reimbursement is not available economy return airfare for attendance at the EC meeting held each year approximately six months after the Annual Meeting

ISoP Honorary members

M.H. Chalbi Belkahia
 (1944-2015)
David Coulter

Mary R. Couper

Ralph Edwards

David J Finney
 (1917-2018)
Andrew Herxheimer
 (1925-2016)
Cheng Jinghua 

Joan-Ramon Laporte

Ronald Mann (1928-2013)

Ronald Meyboom

Nicholas Moore

Michel Ollagnier 

Michael Rawlins 

Rene-Jean Royer
 (1931-2016)
Dominique Salliere-Virolleaud

Giampaolo Velo
 (1943-2017)
Lynda Wilton