The ICS is pleased to welcome the Editor in Chief of our Journal, Neurourology and Urodynamics to ICS 2015. Christopher R Chapple BSc MD FRCS (Urol) FEBU DHC will highlight the top 5 papers of 2015 that will change incontinence research and practice. A lecture not to be missed.
Christopher Chapple Bio:
Current Posts: January 1992 – present: Consultant Urological Surgeon, Royal Hallamshire Hospital January 2006 – present: Visiting Professor of Urology, Sheffield Hallam University December 2013 – present: Honorary Professor of Urology, University of Sheffield March 2015 – present: Secretary General, European Association of Urology
Personal Profile: Professor Christopher Chapple is a Consultant Urological Surgeon at Sheffield Teaching Hospitals, Honorary Professor at University of Sheffield and Visiting Professor at Sheffield Hallam University. He has a particular interest in functional reconstruction of the lower urinary tract and the underlying pharmacological control mechanisms, and provides a tertiary service in lower urinary tract reconstructive surgery. He trained at the Middlesex Hospital where he subsequently completed his doctorate thesis, and continued there and at the Institute of Urology in London for his sub-specialist training. He is the Secretary General of the European Association of Urology, having previously been the Chairman of the International Relations Committee, Adjunct Secretary General responsible for Education, and Director of the European School of Urology. He is the editor-in-chief of the journal Neurourology and Urodynamics and is on the editorial board of several international journals. He is an active member of many urological associations and societies including the British Association of Urological Surgeons, the European Association of Urology, the International Continence Society, the Association of Academic European Urologists and the American Association of Genitourinary Surgeons. He has chaired a number of guidelines initiatives including the NICE Guidelines Development Group on male lower urinary tract symptoms and was co-chairman of the ICUD consultation on male LUTS in 2012. He was awarded the St Peter’s medal by the British Association of Urological Surgeons in 2011. Professor Chapple has co-authored over 350 articles in peer-reviewed Journals and has written several books and a number of book chapters.