Serigne Magueye Gueye
Professor of Urology, University Cheikh Anta DIOP Dakar;
Director General of Campus Franco-Senegalais
Dr. Serigne-Magueye Gueye is Professor of Urology at University Cheikh Anta DIOP, Dakar, Senegal and Chair of Urology, Hospital General de Grand Yoff. He currently serves as Director General of the "Campus Franco-Senegalais." He is a former Fulbright Senior Scholar, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia. Dr. Gueye is Director of IFRU-SF, a non-profit organization dedicated to building capacity and developing research in Urology and Reproductive health throughout Africa. Prof. Gueye is an active clinician with a focus on urologic oncology, male sexual and reproductive health, and urogenital reconstructive surgery. In addition to the BIO Ventures for Global Health (BVGH) Board of Directors, he is a fomer member of the Board of Directors of the SIU at the Union for International Cancer Control (UICC), and President of the West African College of Surgeons (WACS). He is past President of the Pan African Urological Surgeons Association (PAUSA). Dr. Gueye is involved in the UNFPA-led End Fistula campaign. He runs training workshops in many sub-Saharan African countries. He has served as an expert on the steering committee of the FIGO-led, competency-based fistula training manual. He has served as an expert for accreditation of training centers for obstetric fistula for FIGO. Dr. Gueye is a member of many professional associations and has published more than 120 papers in peer-reviewed journals. Dr. Gueye is one of the experts and senior surgeon for the development of the Fistula Video trainer in collaboration with Medical Simulation International, Red Llama, and FIGO.
He has served as a field surgeon for the United Nations Assistance Mission in Rwanda (UNAMIR II) during the Rwandan Genocide. For his work, Dr. Gueye has received national and international awards, including the United Nations Medal for Peace in Rwanda (1994), as well as the medals of Officer of the Order of Merit of France, Officer of the Order of Lion Order, Senegal, and Officer of the Order of Merit of Senegal.