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Dr Sione Pifeleti

Samoa Ministry of Health

Dr Sione Pifeleti, MBBS, PGDS, MMED Surgery (Gordon Clunie Gold medalist) is a General Surgeon with ENT Head & Neck specialist heading the ENT Head & Neck Department at Samoa Ministry of Health and based at the TTM Hospital. He is the only ENT surgeon for the whole country. He worked with other Pacific Islands Countries (PICs) ENT doctor, ENT nurse and Audiologist and those that work in that related fields. He is one of the main leaders of the PENTAG (Pacific Ear Nose and Throat Audiology Group) in developing ear and hearing services for the PICs. He works closely with communities and other government ministries (Ministry of Women, Culture and Social Development and Ministry of Education, Sport and Culture, NGO’s like Senese Inclusive Education). He also established the Samoa Hearing Program and Samoa National Hearing Centre. Dr Pifeleti is also a part time lecture at the School of Medicine at the National University of Samoa.

Prof Sarah Wise

Emory University School of Medicine

Sarah K. Wise, MD, MSCR is Professor of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia. She is the Emory Otolaryngology Residency Program Director, Rhinology Fellowship Director, and Director of Otolaryngic Allergy. Dr. Wise completed medical school at the University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio, residency at Emory University and rhinology fellowship at the Medical University of South Carolina. Dr. Wise has served on the Board of Directors of the American Rhinologic Society and the American Academy of Otolaryngic Allergy. She will become President of the American Rhinologic Society in September 2022, serving as the Society’s first female president. Her clinical interests include inflammatory rhinology, otolaryngic allergy, relationship of allergy and chronic rhinosinusitis, and cerebrospinal fluid leaks. Dr. Wise lectures nationally and internationally. Her most notable publication is the International Consensus Statement on Allergy and Rhinology: Allergic Rhinitis, where she served as first author/primary editor.

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