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Dr. Sari A. Acra
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
Interests: diarrheal disorders; functional dyspepsia; GERD; aerodigestive disorders; inflammatory bowel diseases; nutritional disorder

Editorial Board

Prof. Dr. Markus Neuenschwander
School for Teacher Education, Institute for Educational Research and Development, Obere Sternengasse 7, Postfach 1360, 4502 Solothurn, Switzerland
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
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
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Prof. Dr. Tracie Miller
Department of Pediatrics, Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami, 1580 NW 10th Avenue, Miami, FL 33101, USA
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.
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Prof. Dr. Anders Hjern
Centre for Health Equity Studies, Stockholms universitet/Karolinska Institutet, 106 91 Stockholm, Sweden
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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. Associate Professor, Medicine and Pediatrics University of Arizona, Tucson
Interests: pediatric integrative medicine; mind-body medicine; medical acupuncture; education in integrative medicine; physician health and wellness
Contribution: Special Issue: Pediatric Integrative Medicine: An Emerging Field of Pediatrics
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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