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Dr. Delphine Guerin

Managing Editor
MDPI AG, Klybeckstrasse 64, CH-4057 Basel, Switzerland
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Dr. Sari A. Acra

Editor-in-Chief
D. Brent Polk Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition, Vanderbilt Children’s Hospital, 2200 Children’s Way, 9214 Doctors’ Office Tower, Nashville, TN 37232-9175, USA
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Interests: diarrheal disorders; functional dyspepsia; GERD; aerodigestive disorders; inflammatory bowel diseases; nutritional disorder
Contribution

Editorial Board

Prof. Dr. Markus Neuenschwander

School for Teacher Education, Institute for Educational Research and Development, Obere Sternengasse 7, Postfach 1360, 4502 Solothurn, Switzerland
Website: http://www.fhnw.ch/people/markus-neuenschwander/profile/
Interests: vocational behavior; school to work transition; school transition; vocational education and training VET; school achievement; socialization in school; development of motivation in school; school quality; family socialization and school achievement; parental involvement in school
Dr. Paul Nathan

Director, AfterCare Program, Division of Hematology/Oncology, The Hospital for Sick Children, 555 University Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, M5G 1X8, Canada
Website: http://www.sickkids.ca/AboutSickKids/Directory/People/N/Paul-Nathan.html
Interests: childhood cancer survivorship; health care utilization; anthracycline cardiotoxicity
Contribution: Special Issue: Acute and Long-Term Sequelae of Childhood Cancer Therapy
Prof. Dr. Godfrey Chi-Fung Chan

Department of Paediatrics & Adolescent Medicine, Queen Mary Hospital, 102 Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong
Website: http://hub.hku.hk/cris/rp/rp00431 | jsessionid=B5EAADA26E620AD9B34B859C41809C70
Prof. Dr. Tracie Miller

Department of Pediatrics, Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami, 1580 NW 10th Avenue, Miami, FL 33101, USA
Website: http://uhealthsystem.com/doctors/profile/1489
Interests: pediatric HIV; cardiometabolic disease; obesity; inflammatory bowel disease; exercise rehabilitation
Prof. Dr. Thomas J. Abramo

Arkansas Children's Hospital, Little Rock, AR 72202, USA.
Website: http://achri.archildrens.org/researchers/Abramo.html
Interests: sepsis; transport; trauma; noninvasive monitorin; near infrared spectroscopy; ETCO2; NIPPV/BiPAP; asthma; critical care; pediatric airway/RSI
Prof. Dr. Paul R. Carney

Departments of Neurology, Pediatrics, Neuroscience, and the J. Crayton Pruitt Family Department of Biomedical Engineering, 1600 SW Archer Road, PO Box 100296, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32610-0296, USA
Website: https://www.bme.ufl.edu/people/carney_paul
Interests: pediatric neurology; epilepsy; seizures; sleep disorders; circadian disorders; developmental delay; autism; brain imaging
Dr. Yvonne Zurynski

Australian Paediatric Surveillance Unit, Children's Hospital at Westmead, Westmead, NSW 2145, Australia
Website: http://www.apsu.org.au
Interests: epidemiology; rare diseases; disease surveillance; health services utility and costs; transition from paediatric to adult health services; injury
Prof. Dr. Mario A. Rojas

Neonatology Division of Pediatrics, Wake Forest Baptist Health, Medical Center Blvd., Winston-Salem, NC 27157, USA
Prof. Dr. Lori Pbert

University of Massachusetts Medical School, Department of Medicine, Division of Preventive and Behavioral Medicine, 55 Lake Avenue North, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
Website: http://profiles.umassmed.edu/profiles/ProfileDetails.aspx?From=Pinfo&Person=321
Interests: adolescent tobacco use; pediatric obesity; behavioral interventions
Prof. Dr. Vineet Bhandari

Drexel University College of Medicine; Section of Neonatal Medicine, St. Christopher's Hospital for Children, 160 East Erie Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19134, US
Website: http://www.stchristophershospital.com/find-a-physician/491
Interests: bronchopulmonary dysplasia;non-invasive ventilation; neonatal sepsis
Dr. Afua Twum-Danso Imoh

Department of Sociological Studies, The University of Sheffield, Elmfield, Northumberland Road, Sheffield, S10 2TU, UK
Website: https://www.sheffield.ac.uk/socstudies/staff/staff-profiles/twum-danso
Interests: children's rights; Convention on the Rights of the Child; parent-child relationships; child-rearing practices the persistence of culture vs. social and economic changes and globalization; construction of childhood; geographic focus: Africa
Dr Son-Nam Nguyen

The World Bank, 1818 H Street, N.W. Washington, D.C. 20433, USA
Interests: global health, health system strengthening, health financing, implementation science, quality of care
Dr. Joseph Gigante

Vanderbilt Children’s Hospital, Division of General Pediatrics, 8232 Doctor’s Office Tower, Nashville, TN, USA
Website: http://pediatrics.mc.vanderbilt.edu/directory/profile/joseph-gigante.1530?show=G
Interests: general pediatrics, faculty development, medical education, feedback, direct observation, clinical reasoning
Prof. Dr. Lynne M. Borden

Family Social Science, University of Minnesota, Room 290D McNH, 1985 Buford Avenue St Paul, MN 55108, US
Website: http://www.cehd.umn.edu/fsos/people/faculty/BordenL.asp
Prof. Dr. Anders Hjern

Centre for Health Equity Studies, Stockholms universitet/Karolinska Institutet, 106 91 Stockholm, Sweden
Website: http://www.chess.su.se/about-us/staff/personal-websites/hjern-anders
Interests: child public health; perinatal epidemiology; life course epidemiology; inequity; children in care; migrant children; allergic disorders
Prof. Dr. P. Syamasundar Rao

UT-Houston Medical School, 6410 Fannin Street, UTPB Suite #425, Houston, TX 77030, USA
Website: https://med.uth.edu/pediatrics/faculty/p-syamasundar-rao-m-d/
Interests: congenital heart disease; pediatric cardiology; interventional pediatric cardiology
Prof. Dr. Reto Huber

University Children’s Hospital Zurich, Child Development Center, Steinwiesstrasse 75, 8032 Zurich, Switzerland
Website: http://www.kispi.uzh.ch/sleep
Interests: sleep regulation; electrophysiology; neuroimaging; cortical maturation; synaptic plasticity; synaptic pruning
Dr. Andrew A. Bremer

Division of Diabetes, Endocrinology, and Metabolic Diseases, The National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, Bethesda, MD 20892-2560, USA
Website: http://www.niddk.nih.gov/about-niddk/staff-directory/extramural/abremer/Pages/biography.aspx
Interests: pediatric endocrinology; diabetes; nutrition; sugar-sweetened beverages; fructose; obesity; insulin resistance
Prof. Dr. Karen Dineen Wagner

Department of Psychiatry, Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, The University of Texas Medical Branch, 301 University Blvd., Galveston, Texas 77555-0188, USA
Website: https://bbrfoundation.org/researchergrantee/karen-dineen-wagner
Interests: childhood psychiatric disorders
Prof. Dr. Anneloes van Baar

Department Behavioural Sciences, Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences, Utrecht University, Heidelberglaan 2, 3508 TC Utrecht, The Netherlands
Website: http://www.uu.nl/medewerkers/ALvanBaar
Interests: perinatal risk factors like prematurity; antenatal maternal stress; diagnostic assessments of infants and toddlers
Prof. Helen Leonard

Telethon Institute for Child Health Research, Centre for Child Health Research, University of Western Australia, Perth, WA 6872, Australia
Website: http://www.childhealthresearch.org.au/our-people/staff-student-index/l/helen-leonard.aspx
Interests: rare diseases; epidemiology of intellectual disability; autism; Down syndrome; Rett syndrome; preterm birth; climate change; cohort studies; international registers
Contribution: Special Issue: Impact of Climate Change on Child Health
Prof. Dr. Dai H. Chung

Department of Pediatric Surgery, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, 2200 Children's Way, DOT 7100, Nashville, TN 37232, USA
Website: https://www.mc.vanderbilt.edu/root/vumc.php?site=pedsurg&doc=28465
Interests: pediatric solid tumor; neuroblastoma; Wilm's tumor; hepatoblastoma; necrotizing enterocolitis; pediatric surgery; pediatric trauma; ECMO; short bowel syndrome
Prof. Dr. Alan D. Stiles

Department of Pediatrics, UNC School of Medicine, CB#7220, 322A MacNider Building, Chapel Hill, NC 27599-7220, USA
Website: http://findadoc.unchealthcare.org/details/1609
Interests: neonatal intensive care; diaphragmatic hernia; pulmonary hypertension; health policy for children with chronic illness; medicaid and children; primary care and pediatric subspecialist co-management; telemedicine
Dr. Nicola Klein

Kaiser Permanente Vaccine Study Center, 1 Kaiser Plaza, 16th Floor, Oakland, CA 94612, USA
Website: http://vaccines.kaiser.org
Interests: vaccine effectiveness; vaccine safety; vaccine epidemiology; immunization of special populations; immunology and genetics of vaccine responses
Prof. Dr. Paul Monagle

Department of Paediatrics, The University of Melbourne, Royal Children’s Hospital, 50 Flemington Road, Parkville, VIC 3052, Australia
Website: http://www.findanexpert.unimelb.edu.au/display/person4347
Interests: developmental haemostasis; thromboembolic disease in children; coagulation during pregnancy: impact on fetal outcome
Prof. Dr. Maria Serratto-Benvenuto

Division of Pediatric Cardiology, University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago, 840 S. Wood St., Chicago, IL 60612-7324, USA
Website: http://chicago.medicine.uic.edu/departments___programs/departments/uic_pediatrics/meet_the_faculty/serratto
Interests: children obesity; children hypertension; children pulmonary hypertension; children congenital heart disease; children exercise
Dr. Lucia Pacifico

Department of Pediatrics and Child Neuropsychiatry, Sapienza University of Rome, Viale Regina Elena, 324, 00161 Rome, Italy
Website: http://gomppublic.uniroma1.it/Docenti/Render.aspx?UID=a594700d-0676-4358-baec-e4303f01e4d3
Interests: pediatric gastroenterology; pediatric liver diseases; nutrition and metabolism
Prof. Dr. Usha Raj

Department of Pediatrics, University of Illinois College of Medicine, Clinical Sciences Building, 840 S. Wood Street, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
Website: http://www.medicine.uic.edu/cms/One.aspx?pageId=720706
Interests: neonatal pulmonary hypertension; pulmonary vascular smooth muscle; neonatal lung injury and repair
Dr. Hilary McClafferty

Interim Fellowship Director, University of Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine, Address: 3055 N. Campbell Ave. Suite 113, Tucson, AZ 85719 USA. Director Pediatric Integrative Medicine in Residency program. Associate Professor, Department of Medicine, University of Arizona, Tucson, USA
Website: http://medicine.arizona.edu/person/hilary-h-mcclafferty-md-faap | http://integrativemedicine.arizona.edu/about/directors/mcclafferty
Interests: pediatric integrative medicine; mind-body medicine; medical acupuncture; education in integrative medicine; physician health and wellness; environmental health; children’s health
Contribution: Special Issue: Pediatric Integrative Medicine: An Emerging Field of Pediatrics
Special Issue: Mind-Body Medicine in Children and Adolescents
Dr. Alison Anderson

Telethon Institute for Child Health Research, The University of Western Australia, P.O. Box 855, West Perth, Western Australia, 6872, Australia
Interests: developmental origins of health and disease; health impacts of in utero exposure to environmental contaminants; bioinformatics approaches to investigating complex toxicity modes of action and health impacts of climate change
Contribution: Special Issue: Impact of Climate Change on Child Health
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