Children — Journal Editorial Boards


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
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Interests: diarrheal disorders; functional dyspepsia; GERD; aerodigestive disorders; inflammatory bowel diseases; nutritional disorder
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Prof. Dr. Dai H. Chung *
Associate Editor
Department of Pediatric Surgery, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, 2200 Children's Way, DOT 7100, Nashville, TN 37232, USA
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Interests: pediatric solid tumor; neuroblastoma; Wilm's tumor; hepatoblastoma; necrotizing enterocolitis; pediatric surgery; pediatric trauma; ECMO; short bowel syndrome
* Section 'Pediatric Surgery'
Dr. Hilary McClafferty *
Associate Editor
Co-Director, Fellowship in Integrative Medicine; Director, Pediatric Integrative Medicine in Residency, University of Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine; Associate Professor, Department of Medicine University of Arizona College of Medicine, Tucson, AZ, USA
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Interests: pediatric integrative medicine; mind-body medicine; medical acupuncture; education in integrative medicine; physician health and wellness; environmental health; children’s health
* Section "Integrative Pediatrics"
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Dr. Paul Nathan *
Associate Editor
Director, AfterCare Program, Division of Hematology/Oncology, The Hospital for Sick Children, 555 University Avenue, Toronto, ON, M5G 1X8, Canada
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Interests: childhood cancer survivorship; health care utilization; anthracycline cardiotoxicity
* Section "Oncology & Hematology"
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Prof. Dr. Paul R. Carney *
Associate Editor
Pediatric Neurology and Epilepsy, Department of Neurology, University of North Carolina, 170 Manning Drive, CB# 7025 , NC 27599-7025, Chapel Hill, USA
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Interests: children’s health; pediatric sleep medicine; pediatric epilepsy; biomedical engineering
* Section "Child Neurology"
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Prof. Dr. Thomas J. Abramo
Arkansas Children's Hospital, Little Rock, AR 72202, USA.
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Interests: sepsis; transport; trauma; noninvasive monitorin; near infrared spectroscopy; ETCO2; NIPPV/BiPAP; asthma; critical care; pediatric airway/RSI
Dr. Alison Anderson
Telethon Institute for Child Health Research, The University of Western Australia, P.O. Box 855, West Perth, Western Australia, 6872, Australia
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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
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Special Issue: Impact of Climate Change on Child Health
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, USA
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Interests: bronchopulmonary dysplasia;non-invasive ventilation; neonatal sepsis
Prof. Dr. Lynne M. Borden
Family Social Science, University of Minnesota, Room 290D McNH, 1985 Buford Avenue St Paul, MN 55108, USA
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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
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Interests: pediatric endocrinology; diabetes; nutrition; sugar-sweetened beverages; fructose; obesity; insulin resistance
Prof. Dr. Godfrey Chi-Fung Chan
Department of Paediatrics & Adolescent Medicine, Queen Mary Hospital, 102 Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong
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Dr. Kong Y. Chen
National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, Bethesda, MD, USA
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Interests: Human energy metabolism, metabolism regulation, metabolic chambers, cold-induced thermogenesis, brown adipose tissue, pharmacological and dietary intervention on metabolism
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
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Interests: childhood psychiatric disorders
Dr. Joseph Gigante
Vanderbilt Children’s Hospital, Division of General Pediatrics, 8232 Doctor’s Office Tower, Nashville, TN, USA
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Interests: general pediatrics, faculty development, medical education, feedback, direct observation, clinical reasoning
Prof. Dr. Anders Hjern
Centre for Health Equity Studies, Stockholms universitet/Karolinska Institutet, 106 91 Stockholm, Sweden
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Interests: child public health; perinatal epidemiology; life course epidemiology; inequity; children in care; migrant children; allergic disorders
Prof. Dr. Reto Huber
University Children’s Hospital Zurich, Child Development Center, Steinwiesstrasse 75, 8032 Zurich, Switzerland
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Interests: sleep regulation; electrophysiology; neuroimaging; cortical maturation; synaptic plasticity; synaptic pruning
Dr. Afua Twum-Danso Imoh
Department of Sociological Studies, The University of Sheffield, Elmfield, Northumberland Road, Sheffield, S10 2TU, UK
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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. Nicola Klein
Kaiser Permanente Vaccine Study Center, 1 Kaiser Plaza, 16th Floor, Oakland, CA 94612, USA
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Interests: vaccine effectiveness; vaccine safety; vaccine epidemiology; immunization of special populations; immunology and genetics of vaccine responses
Dr. Kristen L. Kroll
Department of Developmental Biology, Division of Biology and Biomedical Sciences, Washington University, Campus Box 8226, 660 S. Euclid Ave. St. Louis, MO 63110-1093, USA
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Interests: embryo, embryonic stem cell, neuron, epigenetic regulation, chromatin, transcriptional regulatory networks
Prof. Helen Leonard
Telethon Institute for Child Health Research, Centre for Child Health Research, University of Western Australia, Perth, WA 6872, Australia
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Interests: rare diseases; epidemiology of intellectual disability; autism; Down syndrome; Rett syndrome; preterm birth; climate change; cohort studies; international registers
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue: Impact of Climate Change on Child Health
Dr. Ann-Marie Malby Schoos
Copenhagen Prospective Studies on Asthma in Childhood, Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, University of Copenhagen & Danish Pediatric Asthma Center, Gentofte Hospital, University of Copenhagen; Denmark
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Interests: allergy, allergy diagnostics, asthma, allergic rhinitis, eczema, immunology
Dr. Tracie Miller
Department of Pediatrics, Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami, 1580 NW 10th Avenue, Miami, FL 33101, USA
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Interests: pediatric HIV; cardiometabolic disease; obesity; inflammatory bowel disease; exercise rehabilitation
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Special Issue: Nutrition in the Prevention and Treatment of Children with Chronic Diseases
Prof. Dr. Paul Monagle
Department of Paediatrics, The University of Melbourne, Royal Children’s Hospital, 50 Flemington Road, Parkville, VIC 3052, Australia
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Interests: developmental haemostasis; thromboembolic disease in children; coagulation during pregnancy: impact on fetal outcome
Prof. Dr. Markus Neuenschwander
School for Teacher Education, Institute for Educational Research and Development, Obere Sternengasse 7, Postfach 1360, 4502 Solothurn, Switzerland
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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 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. Lucia Pacifico
Department of Pediatrics and Child Neuropsychiatry, Sapienza University of Rome, Viale Regina Elena, 324, 00161 Rome, Italy
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Interests: pediatric gastroenterology; pediatric liver diseases; nutrition and metabolism
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Special Issue: Pediatric Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
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
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Interests: adolescent tobacco use; pediatric obesity; behavioral interventions
Prof. Dr. Usha Raj
Department of Pediatrics, University of Illinois College of Medicine, Clinical Sciences Building, 840 S. Wood Street, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
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Interests: neonatal pulmonary hypertension; pulmonary vascular smooth muscle; neonatal lung injury and repair
Prof. Dr. P. Syamasundar Rao
UT-Houston Medical School, 6410 Fannin Street, UTPB Suite #425, Houston, TX 77030, USA
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Interests: congenital heart disease; pediatric cardiology; interventional pediatric cardiology
Prof. Dr. Mario A. Rojas
Neonatology Division of Pediatrics, Wake Forest Baptist Health, Medical Center Blvd., Winston-Salem, NC 27157, USA
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Prof. Dr. Maria Serratto
Division of Pediatric Cardiology, University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago, 840 S. Wood St., Chicago, IL 60612-7324, USA
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Interests: children obesity; children hypertension; children pulmonary hypertension; children congenital heart disease; children exercise
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Special Issue: New Trend in Pediatric Cardiology: Pulmonary Hypertension
Prof. Dr. Alan D. Stiles
Department of Pediatrics, UNC School of Medicine, CB#7220, 322A MacNider Building, Chapel Hill, NC 27599-7220, USA
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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
Prof. Dr. Anneloes van Baar
Department Behavioural Sciences, Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences, Utrecht University, Heidelberglaan 2, 3508 TC Utrecht, The Netherlands
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Interests: perinatal risk factors like prematurity; antenatal maternal stress; diagnostic assessments of infants and toddlers
Dr. Toru Watanabe
Department of Pediatrics, Niigata City General Hospital 463-7 Shumoku, Chuo-ku Niigata, 950-1197, Japan
Interests: pediatrics; nephrology; urology, electrolyte disturbances; and vasculitis
Professor Michael D. Weiss
Department of Pediatrics, Division of Neonatology, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, USA
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Interests: neonatology, neonatal brain injury, hypoxic-ischemic brain injury, hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy and neuroprotection
Dr. Yvonne Zurynski
Australian Paediatric Surveillance Unit, Children's Hospital at Westmead, Westmead, NSW 2145, Australia
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Interests: epidemiology; rare diseases; disease surveillance; health services utility and costs; transition from paediatric to adult health services; injury

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