Richard K. Babayan, MD
Richard K. Babayan, MD, is Professor and Chair of the Department of Urology, Boston University School of Medicine, and Chief of Urology at Boston Medical Center. Dr. Babayan is a graduate of Tufts University and received his medical degree at Indiana University School of Medicine in 1975. He did his surgical training at Yale-New Haven Hospital before completing his urology residency at Boston University Medical Center in 1980. From 1980 to 1982, Dr. Babayan was an AUA Research Scholar, performing basic science research in the field of hyperthermia at both MIT and BUSM. His clinical interests center on endourology and the use of minimally invasive approaches (including robotics) for prostate cancer, urinary stones, BPH and urologic oncology.
Dr. Babayan has been an active participant in local, national and international urologic organizations. He has held numerous leadership positions in the New England Section of the AUA, including president and treasurer, and served as New England Section representative to the AUA Board of Directors from 2005 to 2009. In 2011, Dr. Babayan received the AUA's Distinguished Service Award, and in 2013, the New England Section awarded him with the Joseph B. Dowd Lifetime Achievement Award. Dr. Babayan has been a member of the Development Council for the AUA Foundation, and continues to be active as a mentor for the AUA Leadership Program. He is a member of the Editorial Board of the Urological Survey for The Journal of UrologyÂ®, and Chair of the AUA Publications Committee. Dr. Babayan is the past president and member of the Board of Directors of the Massachusetts Association of Practicing Urologists and serves on the Medical Advisory Board of the Massachusetts Prostate Cancer Coalition. He has been a member of the AUA since 1983.
Manoj Monga, MD, FACS
Dr. Manoj Monga is the Director of the Stevan Streem Center for Endourology and Stone Disease at the Glickman Urological & Kidney Institute of the Cleveland Clinic. Prior to joining the Cleveland Clinic, he was the Joseph Sorkness professor and vice chair of Urologic Surgery and director of Endourology & Stone Disease at the University of Minnesota. Dr. Monga received his medical degree from the Chicago Medical School and completed his residency at Tulane University School of Medicine. He is recognized as an international authority in endourology and stone disease, and has acted as a visiting professor at many of the major medical centers in the United States. In 2007, Dr. Monga was awarded the Endourology Society "Arthur Smith Young Innovators' Award," and has more than 300 peer-reviewed publications. His research has focused on the evaluation and design of medical devices related to endourology. He has been an invited speaker in India, Thailand, Brazil, Italy, Greece, Mexico, China, United Kingdom and the Netherlands.
Dr. Monga serves on numerous AUA committees, including the Quality Improvement & Patient Safety Committee, Abstract Committee, and Urology Care Foundation's Outreach Committee, and served as chair of the North Central Section's Education Committee. In addition, Dr. Monga served as the treasurer of the Ohio Urological Society and a member of the American Board of Urology Exam Committee, and is past-president of both the Minnesota Urological Society and the Engineering & Urology Society. Dr. Monga is the section editor of the Journal of Endourology and serves on several other editorial boards, including the Indian Journal of Urology and the International Brazilian Journal of Urology. Dr. Monga has been a member of the AUA since 1997.
Victor W. Nitti, MD
Victor W. Nitti, MD, is Professor of Urology and Obstetrics and Gynecology and the Vice Chairman of the Department of Urology at New York University Langone Medical Center. He is also the head of Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery and is the fellowship director for that ACGME accredited program. He is a graduate of the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey and did his urology residency at SUNY Downstate in Brooklyn, NY. He then completed a fellowship in female urology, neurourology and reconstructive urology at UCLA.Dr. Nitti served on the faculty at SUNY Brooklyn before joining the faculty of NYU in 1995. He is an authority in urodynamic techniques, medical and surgical therapies for urinary incontinence, pelvic organ prolapse, female pelvic reconstructive surgery and voiding dysfunction. He has authored over 130 peer-reviewed articles as well and over 60 book chapters on these subjects. He is the editor of two text books: Practical Urodynamics, published by W. B. Saunders and Vaginal Surgery for the Urologist published by Elsevier. He has presented his research at national and international meetings and has been invited as a visiting professor and participated in postgraduate courses throughout the world.
Dr. Nitti is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons (ACS) and the American Board of Urology (ABU) and a member of the American Urological Association (AUA), the Society for Urodynamics, Female Pelvic Medicine and Urogenital Reconstruction (SUFU), The American Urogynecologic Society (AUGS), the International Continence Society (ICS) and the 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th and 5th International Consultation on Incontinence (ICI). He currently holds the position of Chair, American Urological Association Office of Education. He served as President of SUFU from 2010-2012. He currently serves on the FPMRS Division of the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology and on the Board of Directors for the New York Section of the AUA. Dr. Nitti is on the editorial boards of Neurourology and Urodynamics, the Journal of Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery, and the International Urogynecology Journal.
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Science and Technology Hall Hours
Saturday, May 13
|9 a.m. – 4 p.m.|
Sunday, May 14
9 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Reception will be held from 4 – 6 p.m.
Monday, May 15
9 a.m. – 4 p.m.