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Editorial Office

Dr. Manu Malbrain
ICU and High Care Burn Unit Director Ziekenhuis Netwerk Antwerpen, ZNA Stuivenberg, Lange Beeldekensstraat 267, B-2060 Antwerpen 6, Belgium
Tel. +32 3 217 7399; Fax: +32 3 217 7574
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

Assistant Managing Editor
Ms. Sarah Shao
MDPI Tongzhou Office, Room 2207, Jincheng Center, No. 21 Cuijingbeili, Tongzhou District, Beijing 101101, China
Tel. +86 10 81521170; Fax: +86 10 59011089

Production Editor
Dr. Martyn Rittman
MDPI AG, Klybeckstrasse 64, CH-4057 Basel, Switzerland

Editorial Board

Prof. Dr. Erik W. Baars
Professorship Anthroposophic Healthcare, University of Applied Sciences, Zernikedreef 11, 2333 CK Leiden, The Netherlands
Tel. +31 071 5188 289
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. 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
Tel. +1 617 573 8062
Interests: global health; global mental health; evidence-based practice; health policy and service assessment

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
Tel. +61 3 4215 3330
Interests: depression; bipolar disorder; prevention; novel therapies; biomarkers

Prof. Dr. Clare Collins
Priority Research Centre in Physical Activity and Nutrition, Faculty of Health, School of Health Sciences, University of Newcastle, ATC 310, Atc Building, Callaghan, New South Wales 2308, Australia
Tel. +61 2 4921 5646; Fax: +61 2 4921 7053
Interests: nutrition; dietary intake; caloric restriction; dietary patterns; diet quality
Contribution: Special Issue: The Burden of Obesity in Health Care
In other journals:
Special Issue: Infant Nutrition
Special Issue: Assessment of Nutrient Intakes

Dr. Domenico Conforti
Department of Mechanical, Energetic, Management Engineering, University of Calabria, Ponte Pietro Bucci 41C – 87036 Rende (Cosenza), Italy
Tel. +39 0984 494732
Interests: quantitative models and methods for decision making problems in health care systems; optimization models and methods for planning and management of health care delivery; optimization models and methods for machine learning problems with application to biomedical and clinical data analysis

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. Dr. Patrick Corrigan
IIT Department of Psychology, Illinois Institute of Technology, 3424 South State Street, Rm 1C9-1, Chicago, IL 60616, USA
Tel. +1 312 567 6751
Interests: psychiatric disabilities and rehabilitation; stigma and empowerment of disease and disabling conditions

Prof. Dr. Conor P. Delaney
Division of Colorectal Surgery, University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Cleveland, OH 44106, USA
Tel. +1 216 844 8087
Interests: cost efficiency of healthcare; colorectal surgery; minimally invasive surgery; rectal cancer surgery; enhanced recovery pathways

Prof. Dr. Walid El Ansari
Faculty of Applied Sciences, University of Gloucestershire, Oxstalls Campus, Oxstalls Lane, Gloucester GL2 9HW, UK
Tel. +44 (0) 1242 715274; Fax: +44 (0) 1242 715222
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

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
Tel. +61 4 1214 2841
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

Dr. Ashish Gupta
College of Business, The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, 300 Fletcher Hall, 615 McCallie Avenue, Dept 6056, Chattanooga, TN 37403, USA
Tel. +1 218 477 4651
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. 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

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. Christopher W.K. Lam
Faculty of Health Sciences and Macau Institute for Applied Research in Medicine and Health, University Hospital, Macau University of Science and Technology, Macau
Tel. +853 8897 2636
Interests: allergy and clinical immunology; nephrology; diabetology; toxicology; clinical biochemistry; immunology; laboratory medicine; Chinese medicine
Contribution: In other journals:
Special Issue: Phytochemicals: Analytical and Medicinal Chemistry

Prof. Finbarr C. Martin
Guys and St. Thomas' National Health Service Foundation Trust and King's College London, London, UK
Tel. +44 020 7188 2517
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. Mitsuo Niinomi
Institute for Materials Research, Tohoku University, 2-1-1, Katahira, Aoba-ku, Sendai 980-8577, Japan
Tel. +81 22 215 2000
Interests: healthcare materials; biomaterials science; aerospace structural materials

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

Prof. Dr. Tian Po Oei
School of Psychology, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Qld 4072, Australia
Tel. +61 7 3365 6230
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. Sampath Parthasarathy
Burnett School of Biomedical Sciences, College of Medicine, University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL 32827, USA
Tel. +1 407 266 7121
Interests: atherosclerosis; heart failure mechanisms; cardiovascular pharmacology; cardiovascular nutrition; fatty acids; lipids and lipoproteins; oxidative stress and antioxidants; endometriosis; macrophages

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
Tel. +33 477 828 434
Interests: mucosal infection; heterosexual transmission of HIV; microbicides; cytomegalovirus and inflammatory colitis; nasal carriage of S. aureus; nosocomial viral infections

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
Tel. +44 01223 96 9808
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

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. Mark Sleeman
Department of Physiology, and Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Monash University, Victoria, 3800, Australia
Tel. +61 0 3 9905 2516
Interests: lipid disorders; diabetes; obesity; monoclonal antibodies; protein therapeutics

Mr. Larry Svenson
Epidemiology and Surveillance, Alberta Ministry of Health, P O Box 1360 Stn Main, Edmonton, Alberta T5J 2N3, Canada
Tel. +1 780 422 4767
Interests: public health; health policy; chronic disease surveillance; health administration; mental health

Professor Helena Teede
Monash Applied Research Division & Head Women's Public Health Research, School of Public Health & Preventive Medicine, Monash University, 43-51 Kanooka Grove, Clayton 3168 VIC, Australia
Tel. +61 03 9594 7545
Interests: obesity and its metabolic and reproductive implications at clinical; health services and public health level evidence synthesis, guidelines; dissemination and translation of evidence into practice, policy and health professional 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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