In this February 2020 Special issue:
♦ IFCC Secretary and Treasurer Election Results
IFCC Secretary and Treasurer positions
The IFCC Nominations Committee is pleased to announce that Dr David Kinniburgh (CA) has been elected IFCC Secretary, and Dr Alexander Haliassos (GR) has been elected IFCC Treasurer.
We congratulate them both and wish them a fruitful term in the promotion of clinical chemistry and laboratory medicine world-wide.
The elections have been conducted via an electronic system in order to ensure wider participation in this important moment in the IFCC life.
Full details of the ballot may be found from the independent company that conducted the ballot, at following link:
Dr David KINNIBURGH IFCC Secretary
Dr David Kinniburgh has been nominated by the Canadian Society of Clinical Chemists (CSCC) to serve a second term as Secretary of the IFCC Executive Board (EB).
Dr Kinniburgh is the Director of the Alberta Centre for Toxicology at the University of Calgary and a Clinical Professor with the Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology at the University of Alberta and an Adjunct Associate Professor in Pharmacology and Therapeutics with the University of Calgary. His professional work experience includes hospital, academic and reference laboratories and he has served as both a clinical scientist and a senior administrator.
His past experience and his skills will allow him to make a meaningful contribution to the IFCC Executive Board.
The IFCC is glad to welcome Dr David Kinniburgh as IFCC Secretary on the Board..
Dr Alexander HALIASSOS IFCC Treasurer
Dr Alexander Haliassos has been nominated by the Greek Society of Clinical Chemistry – Clinical Biochemistry (GSCC-CB) to serve as Treasurer of the IFCC Executive Board (EB).
Dr Alexander Haliassos is President and CEO of DIAMEDICA, a Greek reference laboratory specialized in Prenatal Diagnostics based in Athens since 2005. He also acts as Scientific Director of the Greek External Quality Assessment Scheme (ESEAP), a non-profit organization established by the Greek Ministry of Health as a spin-off of the Greek Society of Clinical Chemistry-Clinical biochemistry (GSCC-CB).
Dr. Haliassos’s experience and commitment to IFCC and laboratory medicine will allow him to create effective and sustainable financial strategies for the changing opportunities in the new laboratory medicine and healthcare environment.
We congratulate Dr Haliassos on his election as IFCC Treasurer.