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)

Centro de Estudios Parasitológicos y de Vectores (CEPAVE) (CONICET-UNLP), Boulevard 120 S/N entre Avda 60 y calle 64, La Plata (1900), Buenos Aires, Argentina, TE-FAX: +54 221 423 2327/4232140

President: Dr. Juan T. Timi (UNMdP-CONICET)

Tel: +54 223 4752426 (Int. 236)
email (lab): jtimi(at)cepave.edu.ar
email : presidencia(at)apargentina.org.ar

Secretary:Dra. María A. Rossin (UNMdP-CONICET)

Tel: +54 223 4752426 (Int. 236)
email (lab): mrossin(at)mdp.edu.ar
email: secretaria(at)apargentina.org.ar

Australia

Australian Society for Parasitology (website)

President: Professor Rebecca Traub,

University of Melbourne

email: president(at)parasite.org.au

Treasurer: Dr Vito Colella, University of Melbourne

email: treasurer(at)parasite.org.au

Executive Secretary: Dr Clare Anstead, University of Melbourne

email:  secretary(at)parasite.org.au

Austria

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

Secretary: Priv.-Doz. Dr. Georg Duscher, University of Veterinary Medicine, Vienna

email:  georg.duscher(at)vetmeduni.ac.at or office.oegtpm(at)gmail.com

Baltic countries (Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania)

Scandinavian-Baltic Society for Parasitology (SBSP) (website: www.sbsp.eu)

President: Adj. prof. Pikka Jokelainen
Statens Serum Institut, Copenhagen Denmark /
University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland /
Estonian University of Life Sciences, Tartu, Estonia
email: pijo(at)ssi.dk

Vice-president: Dr. Vaidas Palinauskas
Nature Research Centre, Vilnius, Lithuania

Email: palinauskas(at)gmail.com

Secretary: Dr. Gunita Deksne
Institute for Food Safety, Animal Health and Environment BIOR, Riga, Latvia
email: contact(at)sbsp.eu

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: President is Prof. José Mauro Peralta,

email: secretaria(at)parasitologia.org.br

Secretary: Prof. Grasielle Pessoa

email: grasiellepessoa(at)hotmail.com

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: 

Food and Environmental Parasitology Network (website)

FEPN Chair: Brent Dixon

email: chair(at)fepn.net

FEPN Co-chair: Momar Ndao

email: chair(at)fepn.net

FEPN Secretary: Rasha Maal-Bared

email: info(at)fepn.net

Canadian Network for Neglected Tropical Diseases (website)

Chair: Dr Alison Krentel

email: info(at)cnntd.org

Vice-chair: Maneesh Phillip

Advocacy and Policy Officer: Tina Lines

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: Dr. Juan David Ramirez, Universidad del Rosario, Colombia, E-mail: juand.ramirez(at)urosario.edu.co

Vice-President: Dr. Maria Fernanda Yasnot – Universidad de Cordoba, Colombia, E-mail: myasnot(at)correo.unicordoba.edu.co

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: pn(at)clin.au.dk

Secretary: Nao Takeuchi-Storm

Email: nao(at)sund.ku.dk

Past Secretary: Dr Michael Alifrangis,

email: micali(at)sund.ku.dk

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: 

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: Prof. Sukhbir Kaur

Chairperson, Department of Zoology, Panjab University, Chandigarh-160014, India

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: Professor Dr Karsten Noeckler,
email: karsten.noeckler@bfr.bund.de
Past President: Dr Joke van der Giessen,
email: joke.van.der.giessen@rivm.nl
Secretary: Dr Brad Scandrett,
email: brad.scandrett@canada.ca

For further information about the International Commission on Trichinellosis please visit:
http://www.trichinellosis.org/

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

President: Prof. Fabrizio Bruschi,

email: fabrizio.bruschi@med.unipi.it

Secretary: Prof. Valentina Mangano,

email: valentina.mangano@unipi.it

Japan

Japanese Society of Parasitology (website)

President: Professor Tomoyoshi Nozaki, The University of Tokyo

email: nozaki@m.u-tokyo.ac.jp

JSP Office email: jsp.office.2015(at)gmail.com

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: Assoc. Prof. Dr. Siti Nursheena Mohd Zain, Institute of Biological Science, Faculty of Science, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

email: nsheena(at)um.edu.my

Past President: Dr. Chandrawathani Panchadcharam, Division of Research and Innovation, Department of Veterinary Services, Ministry of Agriculture and Agro-Based Industry, Putrajaya, Malaysia

email: chandra1959(at)gmail.com

Vice President: Dr. Sam Mohan Aruputnam, 24, Jalan USJ 11/2G, 47600 Subang Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia

email: sam_mohan(at)yahoo.com

Secretary: Mr. Heo Chong Chin, Department of Microbiology and Parasitology, Faculty of Medicine, Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM), Sungai Buloh Campus, Jalan Hospital,, 47000 Selangor, MALAYSIA

email: secretarymsptm@gmail.com

email: chin@salam.uitm.edu.my

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: Dr. Petra F. Mens,

Secretaris Nederlandse Vereniging voor Parasitologie,

Department of Parasitology, Academic Medical Center

Meibergdreef 9, 1105AZ Amsterdam, The Netherlands

tel: +31-20-5665454

email: p.f.mens@amsterdamumc.nl

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: Cathryn Christie
cathryn.c(at)vetfocus.co.nz

Secretary: Ash Keown
ashley.k(at)vetora.nz

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 

Nordic countries (Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, and Sweden)

Scandinavian-Baltic Society for Parasitology (SBSP) (website: www.sbsp.eu)

President: Adj. prof. Pikka Jokelainen
Statens Serum Institut, Copenhagen Denmark /
University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland /
Estonian University of Life Sciences, Tartu, Estonia
email: pijo(at)ssi.dk

Vice-president: Dr. Vaidas Palinauskas
Nature Research Centre, Vilnius, Lithuania

Email: palinauskas(at)gmail.com

Secretary: Dr. Gunita Deksne
Institute for Food Safety, Animal Health and Environment BIOR, Riga, Latvia
email: contact@sbsp.eu

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: Prof Kerry Hadfield Malherbe

Unit for Environmental Sciences and Management

School of Biological Sciences,

Private Bag X6001, Potchefstroom, 2520, South Africa

email: info@parsa.ac.za

Website manager: Prof 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: Britta Lundström-Stadelmann, University of Bern

email: britta.lundstroem@vetsuisse.unibe.ch

Secretary: Ramon Eichenberger, University of Zurich

email: ramon.eichenberger@uzh.ch

Taiwan

Taiwan Society of Parasitology

President: Professor Petrus Tang,

Chang Gung University, Taoyuan, Taiwan

email: petang(at)mail.cgu.edu.tw, petang.tw(at)gmail.com

Secretary: Dr Wei-Chen Lin,

National Cheng Kung University, Tainan, Taiwan

email: wcnikelin(at)mail.ncku.edu.tw

TSP email: tsp19860308(at)gmail.com

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 Paul Horrocks,

email: p.d.horrocks(at)keele.ac.uk

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