The 2nd Congress of

Abstract Submissions

International Society of Pediatric Respiratory Diseases

The Only Global Congress Focused on Pediatric Respiratory Diseases


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Monika Gappa

President The European Respiratory Society

Professor of Paediatrics

Director of the Children’s Hospital, Evangelisches Krankenhaus Düsseldorf, Germany

Long-standing member of the European Respiratory Society (ERS), currently President of the ERS 2023/2024.

Director of the Children’s Hospital at the Evangelical Hospital in Düsseldorf, special interest in paediatric allergy including severe asthma; diagnosis and treatment of food allergy in children. Longstanding interest in early diagnosis of allergy and respiratory diseases and their origins, respiratory physiology and lung function testing. Senior clinical advisor of the GINI study (German Infant Nutrition Intervention); study center for phase 3 clinical trials in paediatric allergy and respiratory diseases.

Chair of the Asthma Working Group of the German speaking Society for Pediatric Pneumology (GPP), board member of the West German Working Group for Pediatric Pneumology and Allergology (WAPPA), board member of the Deutsche Atemwegsliga (DAL) and Deutsche Lungenstiftung (DLS). Member of the editorial board of various specialist journals.

1988 – 2008 Medical training (assistant physician, senior physician) at Hannover Medical School: further training in Paediatrics, specialization in Neonatology, additional qualifications in Allergology and Paediatric Respiratory Medicine including the European Diploma.

Research fellowship at Great Ormond Street Hospital,London, UK and Institute of Child Health,with Prof.Janet Stocks