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MBBS, MS, FRCSEd, FRCS(Glas), PGCerted, FRCS(Urol)
Jay Khastgir is a Consultant Urological Surgeon, and Editor of Urology News. He has a subspecialist interest in neurourology, functional & female urology, with a particular focus on complex urodynamics. He is a Senior Lecturer at the School of Medicine, Swansea University, and is on the faculty of the European School of Urology. His research interests are in the overactive bladder, incontinence, urodynamics as well as consent and training issues. He has been a principal investigator for several clinical trials, and has published several book chapters and papers.
BSc(Hons), MD, FRCS(Urol)
Consultant Urologist and the Lead for Andrology, Male Infertility and Genito-urethral Reconstruction at Guy’s hospital in London, and the Chair for the British Association of Urological Surgeons Section of Andrology.
MB ChB MD FRCSEd FRCS(Urol)
Co-founder of UCAN cancer charity, Chairman of the Guidelines Office Board at the European Association of Urology, and Professor of Urology at the University of Aberdeen.
Asif Muneer is a Consultant Urological Surgeon and Andrologist and Associate Professor based at University College London. He has a specialist interest in all areas of andrology including erectile dysfunction and penile prosthesis surgery, genital oncology, Peyronies disease and oncoplastic reconstruction and male infertility. He has received a number of awards including a British Urological Foundation award, Ethicon fellowship and Ralph Shackman. He was awarded the Keith Yeates Gold Medal for the FRCS(Urol) intercollegiate examination and the Harold Hopkins Golden Cystoscope by the British Association of Urological Surgeons. Mr Muneer has published widely on all aspects of urology with over 150 peer reviewed publications. He has co-edited seven textbooks, and written over 50 book chapters. He is the current honorary secretary of the British Association of Urological Surgeons.
PhD, MSc, BSc(Hons), PGDip
Dr Cathy Murphy is a senior research fellow in the Continence Management research group, School of Health Sciences, University of Southampton working on a range of projects focusing on improving the quality of life of people living with long-term incontinence. She currently has a Fellowship with the Alzheimer's Society aimed at supporting people living at home with both dementia and incontinence. She is also PI on clinical trials of urinary catheters and associated devices. She is an editor with the Cochrane Incontinence Group and co-chair of the International Consultation on Incontinence Committee on Management Using Continence Products.
MB, BCH, MSC, MD, FRCOG
Dr Wael Agur a Subspecialist Urogynaecologist currently leading the service in NHS Ayrshire & Arran, West of Scotland. He is an Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer with The University of Glasgow. He held a Research Fellowship with NHS Research Scotland and continues to run an active research programme in urogynaecology.
Dr Agur has served on several Government Groups addressing the transvaginal mesh matter in Scotland and England and has recently provided written and oral evidence to the Independent Medicines and Medical Devices Safety Review, The Cumberlege Review.
MBBS, MRCS(Engl), ME, FEBU, FRCS(Urol)
Prof Hashim is a Consultant Urological Surgeon, Honorary Professor of Urology and Director of the world-renowned Urodynamics Unit at the Bristol Urological Institute. He is fellowship-trained and specialises in female and functional urology. He is a committee member of the European Association of Urology Section of Female and Functional Urology, Chair of the International Continence Society mesh complications workgroup and Associate Editor of Neuro-urology and Urodynamics Journal and the BJUI Compass Journal. He has authored over 60 peer-reviewed articles, seven books and more than 40 book chapters, and has been an invited speaker at both national and international meetings.
Elaine Miller is a Fellow of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy. She specialises in pelvic health and is particularly interested in community-dwelling women who do not seek help for their incontinence or sexual dysfunctions.
Elaine wrote a comedy show, "Gusset Grippers" which won the 2020 Fringe World Comedy Award in Western Australia in February. The show is evidence based and aims to educate, break down taboos and encourage help-seeking.
Through media, social media and performances, Elaine's message of #LaughDontLeak has been heard by over 590 million people.
Elaine is collaborating with Monash University in Melbourne on a paper looking at whether humour is an effective health promotion tool.