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Ms. Zhenfang Zhao

Managing Editor
MDPI Tongzhou Office, Room 2207, Jincheng Center, No. 21 Cuijingbeili, Tongzhou District, Beijing 101101, China


Prof. Dr. Sampath Parthasarathy

Burnett School of Biomedical Sciences, College of Medicine, University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL 32827, USA
Interests: atherosclerosis; heart failure mechanisms; cardiovascular pharmacology; cardiovascular nutrition; fatty acids; lipids and lipoproteins; oxidative stress and antioxidants; endometriosis; macrophages
Dr. Manu Malbrain

Former Editor-in-Chief
ICU and High Care Burn Unit Director Ziekenhuis Netwerk Antwerpen, ZNA Stuivenberg, Lange Beeldekensstraat 267, B-2060 Antwerpen 6, Belgium
Interests: critical care; less invasive (hemodynamic) and cardiac output monitoring; preload; intra-abdominal pressure measurement; fluid management; deresuscitation; Organ failure; respiratory failure; ARDS; renal failure; renal replacement therapy; abdominal hypertension; abdominal compartment syndrome; polycompartment syndrome

Editorial Board

Prof. Dr. Erik W. Baars

Professorship Anthroposophic Healthcare, University of Applied Sciences, Zernikedreef 11, 2333 CK Leiden, The Netherlands
Interests: epidemiological and clinical studies; case-studies; health promotion; holism-reductionism; Anthroposophic Medicine; Integrative Medicine; whole medical systems (research); in-vitro studies; epidemiological studies; methodology and conceptual issues in medicine and CAM/IM
Prof. Dr. Michael Berk

School of Medicine, Deakin University, Strategic Research Centre for Psychiatry and Epidemiology, Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus, Locked Bag 20000, Geelong Victoria 3220, Australia
Interests: depression; bipolar disorder; prevention; novel therapies; biomarkers
Dr. Ashish Gupta

College of Business, The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, 300 Fletcher Hall, 615 McCallie Avenue, Dept 6056, Chattanooga, TN 37403, USA
Interests: healthcare delivery; healthcare information technology; patient portals; critical care; chronic conditions; simulation and analytical modeling; multitasking; clinical support systems; cognition in healthcare; healthcare analytics; electronic medical records; virtual worlds in healthcare; telemedicine; social network analysis in healthcare
Prof. Dr. Mitsuo Niinomi

Institute for Materials Research, Tohoku University, 2-1-1, Katahira, Aoba-ku, Sendai 980-8577, Japan
Interests: healthcare materials; biomaterials science; aerospace structural materials
Dr. Larry Svenson

Epidemiology and Surveillance, Alberta Ministry of Health, P O Box 1360 Stn Main, Edmonton, Alberta T5J 2N3, Canada
Interests: public health; health policy; chronic disease surveillance; health administration; mental health
Prof. Dr. Clare Collins

Priority Research Centre in Physical Activity and Nutrition, Faculty of Health, School of Health Sciences, University of Newcastle, Callaghan, New South Wales 2308, Australia
Interests: nutrition; dietary intake; caloric restriction; dietary patterns; diet quality
Contribution: Special Issue: The Burden of Obesity in Health Care
Special Issue: Nutrition and Cardiovascular Disease
In other journals:
Special Issue: Infant Nutrition
Special Issue: Assessment of Nutrient Intakes
Special Issue: Technology Based Approaches to Dietary Intake Assessment
Special Issue: Nutrition in the Prevention and Treatment of Children with Chronic Diseases
Prof. Dr. Glenda Cook

Healthcare Department, Northumbria University, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 8ST, UK
Interests: care of older people; gerontology; gerontological nursing; care home research (residential care/nursing home care); quality of life of older residents; preventative services; qualitative research; old age practice and service development
Prof. Liaquat Hossain

1. Information Management, Division of Information and Technology Studies, Faculty of Education, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
2. Complex Systems, School of Civil Engineering Faculty of Engineering and IT, The University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia
3. Visiting Professor, Department of Informatics, School of Economics and Management, Lund University, SE-22363 Lund, Sweden
Interests: complex systems; social networks; evolutionary systems; information flow; self organisation; bio-security; epidemics and public health interventions
Dr. Joanne Reid

School of Nursing and Midwifery, Queen’s University Belfast, Belfast BT9 7BL, UK
Interests: cancer; palliative care; patient and lay carer experience; mixed methods research
Contribution: Special Issue: Holistic Needs of Those Living with and beyond Breast Cancer
Prof. Dr. Patrick Corrigan

IIT Department of Psychology, Illinois Institute of Technology, 3424 South State Street, Rm 1C9-1, Chicago, IL 60616, USA
Interests: psychiatric disabilities and rehabilitation; stigma and empowerment of disease and disabling conditions
Prof. Dr. David Price

Primary Care Respiratory Society, University of Aberdeen, Optimum Patient Care Ltd. and Research in Real Life Ltd., 5a Coles Lane, Oakington, Cambridge CB24 3BA, UK
Interests: “real-life” research; respiratory disease; observational reserach; effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of interventions; clinical trial design; compliance; and patient attitudes to their disease; asthma; COPD
Prof. Dr. Afaf Girgis

Translational Cancer Research Unit, Ingham Institute for Applied Medical Research, South Western Sydney Clinical School, The University of New South Wales, NSW, 2052, Australia
Interests: public health and health services; oncology and carcinogenesis; health; clinical and counselling psychology; behaviour and health; health status (e.g., indicators of well-being); carer health; cancer and related disorders
Prof. Dr. Conor P. Delaney

Division of Colorectal Surgery, University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Cleveland, OH 44106, USA
Interests: cost efficiency of healthcare; colorectal surgery; minimally invasive surgery; rectal cancer surgery; enhanced recovery pathways
Prof. Dr. Richard H. Beinecke

Healthcare Department, Institute for Public Service (formerly Public Management Department), Suffolk University, Sawyer Business School, Room 1060, 8 Ashburton Place, Boston, MA 02108, USA
Interests: global health; global mental health; evidence-based practice; health policy and service assessment
Prof. Dr. Walid El Ansari

Faculty of Applied Sciences, University of Gloucestershire, Oxstalls Campus, Oxstalls Lane, Gloucester GL2 9HW, UK
Interests: public health; health services research; patient and public participation; community alliances and partnerships in health; inter- agency collaboration; student health; physical activity; multidisciplinary quantitative & qualitative research; epidemiology & statistical methods; primary health care
Contribution: In other journals:
Special Issue: Health and Wellbeing of Children, Adolescents and Young Adults
Dr. Helen Noble

School of Nursing and Midwifery, Queen's University Belfast, Belfast BT9 7BL, UK
Interests: chronic kidney disease; palliative care; qualitative research methods; mixed methods; end of life care
Contribution: Special Issue: Holistic Needs of Those Living with and beyond Breast Cancer
Special Issue: Supportive and Palliative Care in Renal Disease
Prof. Dr. Bruno Pozzetto

Department of Microbiology, EA3064, University of Saint-Etienne, PRES of Lyon, 15 rue Ambroise Paré, 42023 Saint-Etienne cedex 2, France
Interests: mucosal infection; heterosexual transmission of HIV; microbicides; cytomegalovirus and inflammatory colitis; nasal carriage of S. aureus; nosocomial viral infections
Prof. Finbarr C. Martin

Guys and St. Thomas' National Health Service Foundation Trust and King's College London, London, UK
Interests: inpatient acute care and rehabilitation; prevention and management of falls and fragility fractures; Parkinson's disease and mobility problems; medical care in intermediate care and care homes
Prof. Dr. Mark Sleeman

Department of Physiology, and Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Monash University, Victoria, 3800, Australia
Interests: lipid disorders; diabetes; obesity; monoclonal antibodies; protein therapeutics
Prof. Dr. Christopher W.K. Lam

State Key Laboratory of Quality Research in Chinese Medicine, Macau Institute for Applied Research in Medicine and Health, Macau University of Science and Technology, Macau, China
Interests: allergy and clinical immunology; nephrology; diabetology; toxicology; clinical biochemistry; laboratory medicine; Chinese medicine
Contribution: In other journals:
Special Issue: Phytochemicals: Analytical and Medicinal Chemistry
Special Issue: Herbal Medicine Research
Prof. Dr. Tian Po Oei

School of Psychology, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Qld 4072, Australia
Interests: understanding and prevention of addictive behaviors (e.g., smoking, drinking, gambling, etc.); intergenerational familiar transfer of mental health problems (e.g., anxiety, depression); processes of change in and treatment outcome
Prof. Dr. Elizabeth A. Krupinski

Department of Medical Imaging, Arizona Health Sciences Center, The University of Arizona, 1609 N. Warren Bldg 211, Rm 112, Tucson, AZ 85724, USA
Interests: telemedicine; teleradiology; medical image perception; medical decision making; human factors
Contribution: Special Issue: Telemedicine, Telehealth and e-Health: New Frontiers in Medical Practice
Prof. Dr. Ronald S. Weinstein

Department of Pathology, Arizona Health Sciences Center, The University of Arizona, 1501 N. Campbell Avenue, Room 1156, PO Box 245105, Tucson, AZ 85724, USA
Interests: telemedicine; telepathology; medical education; cancer research; genitourinary pathology; diagnostic accuracy; medical errors; health literacy
Contribution: Special Issue: Telemedicine, Telehealth and e-Health: New Frontiers in Medical Practice
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