Algeria

Algerian Society of Parasitology and Medical Mycology (Société Algérienne de Parasitologie et Mycologie Médicale)

President: Professor Zahida Bouchene-Bouabid,

email: 

Secretary: Dr Ismail Achir,

email: 

website: www.sapmm-dz.org

Argentina

Argentine Society of Parasitology (website)

President: Dra. Liliana Semenas,

Laboratorio de Parasitologia, Centro Regional Bariloche, Universidad Nacional Del Comahue, Avda. Quintral 1250, 8400, Bariloche, Argentina

Tel: 0294 4423374/4428505 (Int. 104)

email (lab): 

email : 

Secretary:
Professor Norma Brugni,

email: 

email: 

Australia

Australian Society for Parasitology (website)

President: Professor Robin Gasser,

University of Melbourne

email: 

Vice President: Professor Denise Doolan,

email: 

Secretary: Dr David Piedrafita,

email: 

Austria

Austrian Society of Tropical Medicine, Parasitology and Migration Medicine(website)

Secretary: Mag. Christoph Hoerweg, Naturhistorisches Museum, Wien,

email: 

Baltic countries

Scandinavian-Baltic Society for Parasitologists (see)

Belgium

Belgian Society for Parasitology

President: Dr Tanguy Marcotty,

email: 

Secretary/Treasurer: Dr Louis Maes,

email: 

Brazil

Brazilian Society of Parasitology (Sociedade Brasileira de Parasitologia) (website)

President: Professor Naftale Katz, Fiocruz, Belo Horizonte,

email: 

Secretary: Professor Amalia Veronica Mendes Silva, FUMEC, Minas Gerais

email: 

Brazilian Society of Tropical Medicine (website)

President: Professor Reynaldo Dietze,

email: 

Bulgaria

La Société de Parasitologistes en Bulgaria

Canada

Parasitology Section of the Canadian Society of Zoologists (website)

President: Dr Todd Smith

email: 

Past President: Professor Rasul Khan,

email: 

Chile

Chilean Society of Parasitology

President: Dr Werner Apt

email: 

Secretary: Dr Inez Zulantay

email: 

China

Chinese Society of Parasitology

President: Professor Heng Wang,

email: 

Secretary: Professor Xun Suo,

email: 

Contact:Dr Zhou Xiaonong,

email: 

Chinese Society of Veterinary Parasitology

President:Professor Ming Wang

email: 

Secretary: Professor Qun Liu

email: 

Colombia

Asociacon Colombiana de Parasitologia y Medicina Tropical (website)

President: Professor Felipe Guhl,

Faculty of Sciences, University of los Andes, Bogotá, Colombia.

email: 

Past President:
Professor Ivan Dario Velez,

Universia Colombia, Bogota,

email: 

Costa Rica

Asociacion Costarricense de Microbiologia y Parasitologia

Contact: Professor Pedro Morera,

email: 

Cuba

Cuban Society of Microbiology and Parasitology

Contact: Dr Dora Emma Ginorio Gavito MD, Tropical medicine Institute “Pedro Kouri”,

Autopista Novia del Mediodia, La Lis, Havana City, Cuba,

email: 

Czech Republic

Czech Society for Parasitology (website)

President: Dr Libor Mikes, Dept of Parasitology, Charles University, Prague,

email: 

Secretary: Dr Ivan Cepicka, Dept of Parasitology, Charles University, Prague,

email: 

Denmark

Danish Society for Parasitology (website)

President: Dr Peter Nejsum,

email: 

Secretary: Dr Michael Alifrangis,

email: 

Past Secretary: Dr Martin Krarup Nielsen,

email: 

East Africa

East African Society for Parasitology

Ecuador

Sociedad Ecuatoriana de Medicina Tropical y Parasitología

Egypt

Egyptian Society of Parasitology

President: Professor Abdel-Hameed Abdel Tawab Sabry,

Contact: Professor Tosson A Morsy, 1 Ozoris Street, Garden City, Cairo 11566, Egypt,

email: 

 

Society of Egyptian Parasitologists United (EPU) (website)

Contact: Professor Dr Manar El-Tonsy,

Faculty of Medicine, Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt,

email: 

Professor Magda Azab,

Faculty of Medicine, Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt,

email: 

Estonia

Scandinavian-Baltic Society for Parasitologists (website)

President: Professor Brian Lassen,

Institute of Veterinary Medicine and Animal Sciences,

Estonian University of Life Sciences, Tartu, Estonia

email: 

Secretary: Dr Eva Ostermann Lind,

Uppsala, Sweden,

email:

Europe

European Federation of Parasitologists (website)

President: Professor Jean Dupouy-Camet MD PhD,

Hopital Cochin/Université Paris Descartes, 27 Fbrg St Jacques, 75014, Paris, France,

Tel: 33 1 58 41 22 49; Fax : 33 1 58 41 22 45

email: 

General: Professor Celia Holland, Department of Zoology, Trinity College, Dublin, 2, Ireland.

Secretary:
email: 

France

Société Francaise de Parasitologie (website)

President: Professor Dr Pascal Boireau

email: 

email: 

Past President: Professor Marie-Laure Darde, Parasitolgie, CHU Dupuytren, Limoges

Tel. 33 5 55 05 61 60, Fax 33 5 55 05 61 77,

email: 

Gen. Sec. Professor Phillippe Loiseau,

email: 

Georgia

Georgian Association of Parasitologists (website)

Contact: Dr Lali Murvanidze,

email: 

Contact: Professor Lem Zirakishvili,

email: 

Scientific Society of Medical Parasitologists of Tbilisi

Germany

Deutsche Gesellschaft für Parasitologie(German Society for Parasitology) (website)

President: Professor Heidrun Moll, Wurtzburg,

email: 

Secretary: Professor Klaus Brehm,

email: 

Contact: Professor Dr Egbert Tannich,

email: 

Ghana

Ghana Society for Microbiology and Infectious Diseases

Greece

Greek Society of Parasitology

Contact: Dr Smaro Sotiraki,

email: 

Guatemala

Asociacion Guatemalteca de Parasitologia y Medicina Tropical

Hungary

Hungarian Society Parasitologists (website)

President: Professor Robert Farkas,

email: 

India

Indian Society for Parasitology (website)

President: Dr SL Hoti

email: 

Secretary: Dr J. K. Saxena

Deputy Director & Head, Division of Biochemistry,

Central Drug Research Institute (website), Lucknow, INDIA.

Phone: 0091 0522 2625932, Fax: 0091 0522 2623405, 2623938

email: 

Leishmaniasis Research Society (India) (website)

President: Dr Shyam Sundar

Institute of Medical Sciences, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, India.

email: 

Secretary: Dr Neeloo Singh

CSIR C.D.R.I., Lucknow, India.

email: 

Indonesia

Indonesian Parasite Control Association

International

International Commission on Trichinellosis

President: Dr Alvin Gajadhar,

email: 

Past President: Dr Ray Gamble,

email: 

Secretary: Professor Dr Karsten Noeckler,

email: 

Iran

Iranian Society for Parasitology(website)

Contact: M.B. Rokni,

email: 

Ireland

Irish Society for Parasitology

Secretary: Dr Tom Murphy,

email: 

Secretary: Dr June Fanning,

email: 

Israel

Israel Society of Parasitology, Protozoology and Tropical Diseases (website)

Contact: Dr Kosta Y Mumcuoglu,

email: 

Italy

Societa Italiana di Parassitogia

Secretary: Dr Antonio Frangipane di Regalbono,

email: 

Japan

Japanese Society of Parasitology (website)

President: Professor Tsutomu Takeuchi,

email: 

Chairman: Professor Nobuo Ohta,

Tokyo Medical and Dental University,

email: 

Korea

Korean Society for Parasitology (website)

Contact: Dr Keeseon S EOM,

email: 

Kurdistan

Kurdistan Association of Parasitologists (Membership to be ratified at ICOPA)

President: Dr Kareem Hamad,

email: 

Latin America

Federación Latinoamericana de Parasitología

Malaysia

Malaysian Society of Parasitology and Tropical Medicine (website)

President: Dr Fong Mun Yik,

email: 

Past President 1: Dr S Vellayan,

email: 

Faculty of Medicine, Universiti Teknologi MARA, 40450 Shah Alam, Selangor,

Past President 2: Dr Nazni Wasi Ahmad,

email: 

Entomology Unit, Infectious Disease Research Center, Institute for Medical Research, Jalan Pahang, 50588 Kuala Lumpur.

Secretary: Mr. Heo Chong Chin,

email: 

Entomology Unit, Infectious Disease Research Center, Institute for Medical Research, Jalan Pahang, 50588 Kuala Lumpur.

Mexico

Sociedad Mexicana de Parasitologia (website)

President: Dr Mineko Shibayama, Cinvestav-IPN,

email: 

Secretary: Dr Rosamaria Bernal Redondo,

Dept of Parasitology and Mycology, Hospital Infantil de Mexico, SSA,

email: 

Morocco

Société Marocaine de Parasitologie

Netherlands

Netherlands Society for Parasitology (website)

Contact: Jaco J. Verweij,

Secretaris Nederlandse Vereniging voor Parasitologie,

Department of Parasitology, Leiden University Medical Center

Postbus 9600, 2300 RC Leiden, The Netherlands

tel: +31-71-5265080

email: 

Nepal

Association of Parasitologists, Nepal (PARASED)

Contact: Dr Ashok Bahadur Bam,

email: 

Nepalese Society of Parasitology and Tropical Medicine

President: Dr Jeevan B. Sherchand,

Katmandu, Nepal,

email: 

New Zealand

New Zealand Society for Parasitology (website)

President: Dr Ian Sutherland,

email: 

Secretary: Dr Ian Scott,

email: 

Nigeria

Nigerian Society for Parasitology

Contact: Professor Oladele B. Akogun,

Parasitology and Public Health Society of Nigeria (PPSN),

Tel: +234 803 722 0460

email: 

Contact: Dr Olaoluwa P. Akinwale,

email: 

Pakistan

Pakistan Society of Parasitology (website)

President: Dr Azhar Maqbool,

Department of Parasitology, University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, Lahore-54600, Pakistan,

email: 

Peru

Asociación Peruana de Helmintología e Invertebrados Afines (APHIA – Peruvian Association of Helminthology and Associated Invertebrates) (website )

President: Dr Jose Iannacone,

Oliver: Laboratorio de Invertebrados, Facultad de Ciencias Biológicas, Universidad Ricardo Palma’, Lima, Perú,

email: 

Secretary: Professor Christian Paredes,

Espinal: Universidad Nacional Federico Villarreal, Lima, Perú,

email: 

Contact: Professor Jorge Cardenas,

Callirgos, Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, Lima, Perú,

email: 

Sociedad Peruano de Parasitologia

Philippines

Philippine Society of Parasitology

Poland

Polish Society of Parasitology (website)

President: Professor Elzbieta Golab,

email: 

Vice-presidents:

Professor Anna Okulewicz
email: ,
Professor Joanna Blaszkowska
email: ,
Dr Justyna Bien
email: ,

Secretary: Dr Anna Rocka,

email: 

Treasurer: Maria Waloch, MSc.,

email: 

Romania

Association of Roumanian Parasitologists

President: Professor Dr Doina Codreanu-Balcescu, Bucharest,

email: 

Contact: Professor Viorica Ungureanu,

email: 

Russia

Parasitological Society at the Russian Academy of Sciences (website)

Contact: Professor Kirill Galaktionov,

email:  and 

KI Skryabin Society of Helminthologists of the Russian Academy of Sciences,

National Committee of Russian Biologists (website)

President: Professor Alexandr V Uspensky,

email:  or 

Secretary: Dr Karine G Kurochkina,

email:  and 

Scandinavia

Scandinavian-Baltic Society for Parasitologists (website)

President: Professor Brian Lassen,

Institute of Veterinary Medicine and Animal Sciences,

Estonian University of Life Sciences, Tartu, Estonia

email: 

Secretary: Dr Eva Ostermann Lind,

Uppsala, Sweden,

email:

Serbia

Serbian Society of Parasitologists (website) (Membership to be ratified at ICOPA)

President: Professor Olgica Djurkovic-Djakovic,

National Reference Laboratory for Toxoplasmosis, Institute for Medical Research

University of Belgrade,

email: 

Vice-President: Professor Zoran Kulišic,

School of Veterinary Medicine,

University of Belgrade,

email: 

Secretary: Dr Ivana Klun,

National Reference Laboratory for Toxoplasmosis, Institute for Medical Research

University of Belgrade,

email: 

Slovak Republic

Slovak Society for Parasitology (website)

President: Dr Ivica Kralova-Hromadova,

Institute of Parasitology, Kosice, Slovakia

email: 

Contact: Professor Pavol Dubinsky,

email: 

South Africa

Parasitological Society of Southern Africa (website)

President: Professor Nico J Smit,

School of Biological Sciences,

North West University, Potchefstroom, South Africa

email: 

Website manager: Dr Kerry Hadfield-Malherbe,

email: 

Spain

Spanish Society of Parasitology (La Sociedad Española de Parasitología – SEP) (website)

President/Secretary: Professor A. Osuna,

Universidad de Granada, Spain

email: 

Past President: Prof. Pablo Díez Baños, Departamento de Patología Animal,

Universidad de Santiago de Compostela, Lugo, Spain

email: 

Past Secretary: Prof. Patrocinio Morrondo

email: 

SEEEP

Southeastern and Eastern European Parasitological Society (website)

President: Professor Albert Marinculic, Veterinary Medicine, University of Zagreb, Croatia,

email: 

Switzerland

Swiss Society for Tropical Medicine and Parasitology (website)

President:

email:

Secretary: Dr Bruno Gottstein,

email: 

email: 

Thailand

Parasitology and Tropical Medicine Association of Thailand (website)

President: Professor Jitra Waikgul PhD,

Department of Helminthology, Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand

email: 

Secretary: Waranya Wongwit PhD

Department of Social and Environmental Medicine, Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University, Thailand

email: 

Pediatric Infectious Disease Society of Thailand (website)

President: Prof. Usa Thisyakorn,

email: 

Vice President: Assoc. Prof. Pornthep Chanthavanich,

email: 

General Secretary: Prof. Krisana Pengsaa,

email: 

Turkey

Turkish Society for Parasitology

Contact: Professor Nazmiye Altintas,

email: 

Contact: Dr M Ziya Alkan,

email: 

Ukraine

Ukrainian Scientific Society of Parasitologists (USSP) (website)

President: Professor Igor A. Akimov,

email: 

Secretary: Dr Hab Vitality A. Kharchenko,

email: 

Vice-Secretary: Dr Tetiana Kuzmina,

email: 

United Kingdom

British Society for Parasitology (website)

President: Professor Judith Smith,

email: 

Past President: Professor Simon Croft,

email: 

Secretary: Professor Russell Stothard,

email: 

British Society for Protist Biology (website)

Secretary: Dr William Gaze,

email: 

Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (website)

President: Professor Simon I. Hay, University of Oxford, UK,

email: 

CEO: Gerri McHugh,

email: 

USA

* Associate Members of the American Society of Parasitologists are designated below by an asterisk.

American Association of Veterinary Parasitologists (website)

President: Susan E Little, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, USA,

Secretary: Dr Alan Marchiondo, Pfizer Animal Health, Kalamazoo, USA,

email: 

American Society of Parasitologists (website)

President: Dr Armand Kuris,

email: 

Past President: Professor Janine N. Caira, University of Connecticut,

email: 

Secretary: Professor Dennis Minchella, Purdue University

email: 

ASP Meeting
Professor Don Duszynski,

Planner: email: 

American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (website)

President: Thomas E Wellems, NIAID, Rockville, USA,

email: 

Secretary: Josh Berman, Rockville, USA,

email: 

Annual Midwestern Conference of Parasitologists * (website)

President: Daniel Howe, University of Kentucky, USA,

email: 

Secretary: Douglas Woodmansee, Wilmington College, USA,

The Helminthological Society of Washington * (website)

President: Dr Larry S Roberts,

email: 

Past President: Dr Allen L. Richards,

email: 

Secretary/Treasurer: Dr Ashleigh Smythe,

email: 

Past Secretary: Sherman Hendrix, Gettysburg College, USA,

email: 

New England Association of Parasitologists (NEAP) (website)

President: Patrick Skelly, Tufts University, USA,

email: 

Secretary: Jon Vermeire, Yale University, USA,

email: 

New Jersey Society of Parasitology * (website)

New York Society of Tropical Medicine

Northern California Parasitologists (NCP) * (website)

President: Ravinder Sehgal, San Francisco State University, USA,

email: 

Secretary: Chindi Peavey, San Mateo Mosquito Abatement District, USA,

email: 

Rocky Mountain Conference of Parasitologists * (website)

President: Delane Kritsky, Idaho State University, USA,

email: 

Secretary: Ron Hathaway, Colorado College, USA,

email: 

Society for Intervertebrate Pathology

Society of Nematologists (website)

President: Dr Ann E MacGuidwin,

email: 

Southeastern Society of Parasitologists (SSP) * (website)

President: Vina Diderrich-Faulkner, Lincoln Memorial University, USA,

email: 

Secretary: Vince Conners, University of South Carolina, USA,

Southern California Parasitologists *

Southwestern Association of Parasitologists (SWAP) * (website)

President: Dr Kirsten Jensen, University of Kansas, USA,

email: 

Secretary: Dr Jerry Cook, Sam Houston State University, USA,

email: 

Uzbekistan

Uzbekistan Society of Protozoology

Uzbek Zoological Society (Uzbek Parasitologists)

Contact: Chairman Academician Professor Djalaliddin Azimov,

email: 

Contact: Vice-Chairman Dr Kuchboev Abdurakhim Ergashevich,

email:  and 

Laboratory of Ecological Helminthology, Institute of Zoology,

Uzbek Academy of Sciences, 100095, str. Niyazov 1, Tashkent, Uzbekistan.

Tel:(998-71) 2271271. Fax:(998-71) 1206791

Venezuela

Sociedad Parasitologica Venezolana

President: Dr Heidi Herrera,

email: 

Past President: Dr Martin Sanchez,

email: 

Vice-President: Professor Oscar Noya, Instituto de Medicina Tropical Universidad Central de Venezuela,

email: 

Contact: Dr M Dora Feliciangeli,

email: 

Vietnam

Sociedad Parasitologica Venezolana

President: Dr Heidi Herrera,

email: 

Past President: Dr Martin Sanchez,

email: 

Vice-President: Professor Oscar Noya, Instituto de Medicina Tropical Universidad Central de Venezuela,

email: 

Contact: Dr M Dora Feliciangeli,

email: 

West Africa

West African Society of Parasitology