International Organization of Physical Therapists in Women's Health (IOPTWH)

WCPT Subgroup
Date of subgroup recognition
1999

Contact details

Burras Lynd
Burras Lane
Otley
West Yorkshire
LS21 3ET
United Kingdom

International Organization of Physical Therapists in Women's Health

 

New additions to the IOPTWH website

The latest IOPTWH Newsletter is now available! Contents include an update on our consultation about the group’s name, including the views of some delegates. Also, contributions from our member organisations in Israel, Portugal and Norway, and officer reports. NEW!

At the WCPT Congress in Cape Town IOPTWH hosted a very popular networking session with facilitated discussion about a range of current and relevant topics: pelvic physiotherapy with children and men; social media; postgraduate education; and the challenges in different countries. Read the report.

 

Organization Officers
President
Gill Brook, UK
Secretary
Melissa Davidson, New Zealand
Vice President
Darija Šćepanović, Slovenia
Treasurer
<Meena Sran, Canada
Newsletter Editor
Hana Alsobayel, Saudi Arabia
Member at large
Robyn Willcock, Australia


 

National chief delegates and delegates

Australia
Heather Pierce (Chief Delegate)
Alex Lopes (Delegate)
Sonia Scharfbillig (Delegate)

Bermuda
Shirlene Dill (Chief Delegate)

Brazil
Cristine Homsi Jorge Ferreira (Chief Delegate)
Andrea Lemos (Delegate)
Thaiana Bezerra Duarte (Delegate)
 

Canada
Nicole Hills (Chief Delegate)
Cindy Auchincloss (Delegate)
Juliet Sarjeant (Delegate)

Chile
Sonia Roa (Chief Delegate)
Paulina Araya (Delegate)
Maria Jesus Mena (Delegate)

Croatia
Kristina Vidan (Chief Delegate)
Maja Marzic (Delegate)
Natasa Kos (Delegate)

Denmark
Ulla Due

Finland
Minna Törnävä (Chief Delegate)
Mari Camut (Delegate)

​Germany
Almut Koewing (Chief Delegate)
Ulla Henscher (Delegate)

Hong Kong
Brigitte Fung (Chief Delegate)

Ireland
Eibhlin Mulhall (Chief Delegate)
Margaret Mason (Delegate)

Israel
Netta Beyar (Chief Delegate)
Tamar Sharon-Saban (Delegate)

Kuwait
Hanaa Ahmad Al-Khamis (Chief Delegate)
Rokaya Alshatti (Delegate)
Nowall Al-Sayegh (Delegate)

Netherlands
Bernadette Berendes (Chief Delegate)
Dieuwke Botschuijver-Sellmeijer (Delegate)

New Zealand
Lisa Yates (Chief Delegate)

Nigeria
Jovita Daniel (Chief Delegate)

Norway
Merete Kolberg Tennfjord (Chief Delegate)
Ingeborg Hoff Brækken (Delegate)
Clara Karoliussen (Delegate)

Portugal
Maria de Fatima Batista Sancho (Chief Delegate)
Isabel de Souza Guerra (Delegate)

Saudi Arabia
Hana Al Sobayel (Chief Delegate)
Rafeef Al-Juraifani (Delegate)
Abeer Al-Tamimi (Delegate)

Slovenia
Darija Šćepanović (Chief Delegate)
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South Africa
Megan Stephens (Chief Delegate)
Debbie Hill (Delegate)
Ruth Katzman (Delegate)

Sweden
Anna Skawonius (Chief Delegate)
Annelie Gutke (Delegate)
Karin Torell (Delegate)

Turkey
Turkan Akbayrak (Chief Delegate)
Serap Kaya (Delegate)

 

United Kingdom
Shirley Bustard (Chief Delegate)
Katie Mann (Delegate)

United States of America
Patricia Wolfe (Chief Delegate)
Carrie Pagliano (Delegate)
Jill Boissonnault (Delegate)
 

If you are unable to get in touch with your member organization representative please contact the IOPTWH Secretary.

If you are interested in becoming a member organization or a Friend of IOPTWH, please contact the IOPTWH Secretary for information.