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Health Economics


Prof. Dr. Paul B. Tchounwou
Molecular Toxicology Research Laboratory, Jackson State University, 1400 Lynch Street, Box 18750, Jackson, MI 39217, USA

Editorial Board

Prof. Dr. Assaf A. Abdelghani
Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Tulane University School of Public Health of Tropical Medicine, Suite 2100, 1440 Canal Street, New Orleans, Louisiana 70112, USA
Interests: the impact of toxic chemicals on human health and the environment:accumulation in food chain organisms and degradation; water and sanitation and effects of agricultural pesticides in developing nations
Prof. Dr. Katrina Jane Allen
Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, Royal Children’s Hospital, Flemington Rd, Parkville, 3052, Vic, Australia
Interests: food allergy, anaphylaxis, paediatrics, eczema
Contribution: Special Issue: Food Allergy, Genes and Environment
Prof. Dr. Mohamed-Bassem A. Ashour
Pesticide Biochemistry and Environmental Toxicology, Department of Plant Protection, Faculty of Agriculture, Zagaziz University, Egypt
Interests: toxicity and biotransformation of agrochemicals; molecular diagnosis of pesticides and biocontrol agents toxicity and resistance; health and environmental risk assessment of pesticides; applications of biotechnology in pest control
Prof. Dr. Jamie Bartram
Department of Environmental Sciences and Engineering. Director, Water Institute Gillings School of Global Public Health University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Campus Box 7431, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
Interests: water; sanitation; hygiene; public health
Prof. Dr. Rao Bhamidiammarri
London South Bank University, 103 Borough Road, London, SE1 0AA, UK
Interests: environmental modelling, wastewater treatment, industrial wastes, process design
Contribution: Special Issue: Environmental Systems Engineering
Dr. Michael S. Breen
National Exposure Research Laboratory Office of Research and Development US Environmental Protection Agency, Research Triangle Park, NC 27711, USA
Interests: air pollution exposure modeling; building air exchange rate modeling; integrating personal sensor technologies with computational exposure models; applying exposure modeling tools for health studies and citizen scientists
Contribution: Special Issue: Air Pollution Modeling
Prof. Dr. Sloane Burke Winkelman
Public Health Programs Health Sciences, Department California State University, Northridge Jacaranda Hall (JD), 2501 Northridge, CA 91330, USA
Interests: Migrant Health
Contribution: Special Issue: Migrant Health
Dr. Jose A. Centeno
Center for Devices and Radiological Health, Office of Science and Engineering Laboratories, Division of Biology, Chemistry and Materials Science, US Food and Drug Administration, White Oak Campus, Silver Spring, MD 20993, USA
Interests: environmental toxicology; environmental pathology; medical geology; health effects of trace elements; metals and metalloids
Contribution: Special Issue: Recent Advances on Environmental and Toxicologic Pathology
In other journals:
Special Issue: Medical Geology: Impacts of the Natural Environment on Public Health
Prof. Dr. Huang-Tsung Chang
Department of Chemistry, National Taiwan University, Taipei 106, Taiwan
Interests: nanoscience; green chemistry; fluorescence; sensors; surface enhanced Raman spectroscopy; mass spectrometry; separation sciences; fuel cells
Contribution: Special Issue: Nanomaterials-Based New Techniques, New Drugs, and Antibacterial Reagents
In other journals:
Special Issue: Metal Nanoparticles in Chemical Sensors
Dr. William Chi-shing Cho
Department of Clinical Oncology, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Hong Kong, China
Interests: cancer biomarker; chinese medicine; diabetes mellitus; evidence-based medicine; genomics; microRNA; molecular diagnostics; nasopharyngeal carcinoma; non-small cell lung cancer; proteomics
Contribution: In other journals:
Special Issue: Advances in Molecular Oncology (special issue)
Special Issue: Advances in Cancer Diagnosis
Special Issue: Molecular Classification of Human Cancer and Its Role in Tailored Cancer Therapy
Special Issue: Advances in Molecular Oncology 2014
Special Issue: Recent Advance in Targeted Therapy in Medicine
Special Issue: Advances in Molecular Oncology
Special Issue: Molecular Classification of Human Cancer: Diagnosis and Treatment
Special Issue: MicroRNA in Various Disease States as Biomarkers
Special Issue: Acupuncture – Basic Research and Clinical Application
Special Issue: Precision Medicine—From Bench to Bedside
Special Issue: Liquid Biopsy for Clinical Application
Special Issue: Big Data for Oncology
Special Issue: Next-Generation Sequencing for Clinical Application
Special Issue: Molecular Classification of Human Cancer: Diagnosis and Treatment 2016
Prof. Dr. Derek Clements-Croome
School of the Built Environment, Whiteknights, University of Reading, PO Box 219, Reading RG6 6AW, UK
Interests: design and management of intelligent buildings; sustainable healthy buildings; environmental sensory design; green building; creating productive workplaces
Contribution: In other journals:
Special Issue: Green Building
Special Issue: The Impacts of the Building Environment on Health and Well-Being
Prof. Dr. Peter Clifton
Principal Research Fellow National Health and Medical Research Council, School of Pharmacy and Medical Sciences, University of South Australia, Adelaide, South Australia 5000, Australia
Interests: obesity; lipids; diabetes; heart disease
Contribution: Special Issue: Obesity and Public Health
In other journals:
Special Issue: Potassium and Human Health
Special Issue: Low-Carbohydrate Diet for Weight Loss: Is There a Benefit?
Prof. Dr. Peter Congdon
Department of Geography and Life Sciences Institute, Queen Mary University of London, Mile End Road, London, E1 4NS, UK
Interests: spatial epidemiology; Bayesian modeling of health outcomes; small area disease prevalence estimation; area mortality; geographic and socioeconomic inequalities in chronic disease and mental health; suicidology
Contribution: Special Issue: Spatial Epidemiology
Special Issue: Spatio-temporal Frameworks for Infectious Disease Epidemiology
Prof. Dr. Sir Cary Cooper
Manchester Business School, University of Manchester, Booth Street West, Manchester M15 6PB, UK
Interests: workplace health and wellbeing; occupational stress; work-life balance; hours of work and impact on health/productivity
Contribution: Special Issue: Occupational Stress, Human Health and Wellbeing
Prof. Dr. George Crooks
Scottish Centre for Telehealth and Telecare, NHS 24, Caledonia House, 140 Fifty Pitches Road, Glasgow G51 4EB, UK
Contribution: Special Issue: Advances in Telehealthcare
Prof. Dr. Rachel Davey
Centre for Research and Action in Public Health, Faculty of Health, University of Canberra, Bruce, Canberra ACT 2600, Australia
Interests: physical activity and human health
Contribution: Special Issue: Physical Activity and Public Health
Prof. Dr. Kenneth A. Dawson
Centre For BioNano Interactions (CBNI), School of Chemistry and Chemical Biology University College Dublin, Belfield, Dublin 4, Ireland
Prof. Dr. Prescott L. Deininger
Professor of Epidemiology, Tulane Cancer Center, SL-66, Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, 1430 Tulane Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
Interests: genetic instability; mobile elements; gene expression; mutation; DNA repair
Dr. Kim Natasha Dirks
School of Population Health, Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences, University of Auckland, Private Bag 92019, Auckland, New Zealand
Interests: Environmental physics, Air pollution modelling, Air pollution exposure, The impact of climate on health, Environmental noise
Prof. Dr. José G. Dórea
Department of Nutrition, University of Brasilia, 70919.970 Brasilia, Brazil
Interests: public health; environmental sciences; toxicology; pharmacology
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: Special Issue: Health and Wellbeing of Children, Adolescents and Young Adults
Prof. Dr. Rachel A. Elliott
Division for Social Research in Medicines and Health The School of Pharmacy University of Nottingham University Park, East Drive, Nottingham NG7 2RD, UK
Interests: health economics; economic evaluation; medicines adherence; medicines safety; complex interventions; primary care; health care costs; health policy
Prof. Dr. Daniel E. Furst
Carl M Pearson Professor of Rheumatology, UCLA, 1000 Veteran Ave. Rehabilitation Center, Room 32-59, Los Angeles, California 90095-1670, USA
Interests: clinical pharmacology of anti-rheumatic drugs and biologics; pathophysiology and treatment of progressive systemic sclerosis
Contribution: Special Issue: Neglected Diseases: Public Health and Environmental Studies
Prof. Dr. Peter M. George
Clinical Director, Canterbury Health Laboratories, PO Box 151, Christchurch, New Zealand
Interests: clinical chemistry; diagnostics; lead
Prof. Dr. Ulf-G. Gerdtham
Department of Clinical Sciences, Department of Economics, Lund University, P.O. Box 7082, S-220 07 Lund, Sweden
Interests: health economics; health econometrics; inequalities in health; economics of health behaviour; international health expenditure; health system and organization
Contribution: Special Issue: Health Economics
Special Issue: Inequalities in Health
Prof. Dr. Michael Evan Goodsite
Department of Technology and Innovation, University of Southern Denmark, Niels Bohrs Allé 1, DK-5230 Odense M, Denmark
Interests: Global contaminants and processes; pollution in remote areas; climate change adaptation; trace metals in the environment; economic and social impact of contaminants
Contribution: Special Issue: Global Climate Change and Contaminants
Prof. Dr. Lawrence O. Gostin
Georgetown University Law Center, Georgetown University, 600 New Jersey Avenue N.W., Washington, DC 20001, USA
Interests: constitutional law; health law and bioethics; international human rights
Contribution: In other journals:
Special Issue: Modern Trends in Legal Scholarship: Emerging Doctrines and Theories
Dr. Thomas K. Greenfield
Alcohol Research Group, Public Health Institute, 6475 Christie Ave., Ste 400, Emeryville, CA 94608, USA
Interests: the epidemiology of alcohol use and problems; alcohol policy studies; regulatory environments and externalities; alcohol-related problem and consumption measurement; drinking patterns and mortality, alcohol related health disparities; cultural and ethnic variations in drinking behavior; services research and consumer satisfaction with services
Contribution: Special Issue: Environmental Research on Alcohol: Public Health Perspectives
Prof. Dr. William E. Hawkins
(Retired) Gulf Coast Research Laboratory, Department of Coastal Sciences, University of Southern Mississippi, 703 East Beach Drive, Ocean Springs, MS 39564, USA
Interests: marine environment; aquatic toxicology; aquatic pathobiology; water quality
Dr. Rachel Huxley
The George Institute, Level 10, King George V Building, Missenden Road, Camperdown, Sydney, PO Box M201, Missenden Road, Camperdown, Sydney, NSW 2050, Australia
Interests: Impact of major and modifiable lifestyle risk factors (e.g. obesity, smoking, diabetes etc) on CVD and cancer outcomes
Contribution: Special Issue: Obesity and Public Health
Dr. Zubair Kabir
Department of Epidemiology & Public Health, Room 4.20 Western Gateway Building, University College Cork, Cork, Ireland
Contribution: Special Issue: Tobacco Control in Vulnerable Population Groups
Dr. Jennifer Kahende
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Office on Smoking and Health, 4770 Buford Highway, NE., Mailstop K-50, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
Interests: tobacco research; public health; health disparities; health economics; HIV/AIDS prevention; health promotion and disease prevention
Contribution: Special Issue: Smoking and Tobacco Control
Special Issue: Tobacco Smoking and Public Health
Special Issue: Tobacco Smoking: Public Health, Science and Policy
Prof. Dr. Dietmar Knopp
Institute of Hydrochemistry and Chair for Analytical Chemistry, Group Bioanalytics, Technische Universität München, Marchioninistr. 17, 81377 München, Germany
Interests: immunoassays; immunoanalysis; ELISA; CLEIA; immunoaffinity chromatography; automated flow-immunoassay; sol-gel chemistry; dipstick; microarray; immunochips; antibody generation; environmental analysis; food analysis; haptens; polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons; mycotoxins; pesticides; diclofenac; molecularly imprinted polymers; functionalized nanomaterials
Contribution: In other journals:
Special Issue: Biochips
Prof. Dr. Peter Lercher
Division of Social Medicine, Medical University Innsbruck, Sonnenburgstraße 16, A-6020 Innsbruck, Austria
Interests: environmental and social epidemiology; environmental health impact assessment; noise/vibration and air pollution; combined effects; quality of life
Contribution: Special Issue: Noise and Quality of Life
Special Issue: The Protection of Quiet Areas as a Public Health Aim Towards Sustainable Health: Approaches, Case Studies and Implementation
Special Issue: Sound and Health related Quality of Life
Special Issue: The Combined Health Effects of Environmental Exposures
Prof. Dr. Jason K. Levy
Homeland Security, National Homeland Security Project, L. Douglas Wilder School of Government and Public Affairs, Virginia Commonwealth University, 923 W. Franklin St., Box 842028, Richmond, VA 23284, USA
Interests: emergency management; risk assessment; natural hazards; geomatics engineering; chemical sensors
Contribution: Special Issue: Ecological Economics, Environmental Health Policy and Climate Change
In other journals:
Special Issue: Sensors for Disaster and Emergency Management Decision Making
Special Issue: Climate Change and Environmental Risk: Environmental Economics, Political Ecology and Socio-Environmental Management 2016
Special Issue: Advances in Geo-Information for Environmental Forensics and Environmental Risk Management in the Anthropocene
Prof. Dr. Jonathan Levy
Department of Environmental Health, Boston University School of Public Health, 715 Albany St., Talbot Building, Boston, MA 02118, USA
Interests: air pollution exposure assessment, health risk assessment
Prof. Dr. Yu-Pin Lin
Department of Bioenvironmental Systems Engineering, National Taiwan University, No. 1, Sec. 4, Roosevelt Road, Taipei, 40617, Taiwan
Interests: spatial statistics and modeling in environmental and ecological systems; applications of GIS and remote sensing in environmental and ecological systems; freshwater monitoring and modeling; optimal environmental monitoring network design; landscape ecology in land-use management and planning; ecohydrology; groundwater modeling; land-use planning and modeling; soil heavy metal pollution assessment; multiscale analysis in environmental and ecological systems; system dynamic modeling in environmental systems; ecosystem services; system dynamic modeling; optimization techniques
Contribution: Special Issue: Geostatistics in Environmental Pollution and Risk Assessment
Special Issue: Assessment, Management, and Policy-Making for Environmental Pollution Related to Land Use and Land Cover
Special Issue: Proceedings from 2014 Global Land Project (GLP) Asia Conference
In other journals:
Special Issue: Sustainable Land Use and Ecosystem Management
Special Issue: Selected Papers from 2014 Global Land Project (GLP) Asia Conference
Special Issue: Consideration of Ecosystem Services and Function for Sustainable Water Use
Dr. Robert W. Marans
Research Professor at the Institute for Social Research, The University of Michigan; Professor Emeritus of Architecture & Urban Planning, A. Alfred Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning, USA
Interests: contributions of the built/natural environment to physical activity/health; quality of urban life, recreation behavior
Prof. Dr. Icro Maremmani
Vincent P. Dole Dual Disorder Unit, Department of Neurosciences, Santa Chiara University Hospital, University of Pisa, Italy
Interests: substance (ab)use disorders and their treatment; opioid dependence; alcoholism and to agonist treatments; dual diagnosis patients; temperamental traits of normal subjects; psychiatric patients; substance abuser patients
Contribution: Special Issue: Treating Alcoholism between Harm Reduction and Immediate Abstinence
Prof. Dr. Mats-Olof Mattsson
Health & Environment Department, Environmental Resources & Technologies, AIT Austrian Institute of Technology GmbH, Konrad-Lorenz-Straße 24, 3430 Tulln, Austria
Interests: Health and environmental effects of electromagnetic fields (EMF); Health and environmental effects of engineered nanomaterials
Prof. Dr. Anthony R. Mawson
Jackson State University, School of Health Sciences, 350 West Woodrow Wilson Drive, Jackson, Mississippi 39213, USA
Interests: epidemiology; public health; pediatrics; injury; aggression; vaccines; health disparities; retinoids; violence; social determinants of health; behavior; asthma; autism; pregnancy-related conditions and birth outcomes and their influence on health in later life
Contribution: Special Issue: Contemporary challenges in public health
Prof. Dr. Howard W. Mielke
Department of Pharmacology, Tulane University School of Medicine, 1430 Tulane Ave-SL-8683, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
Interests: Environmental signaling and human health
Contribution: Special Issue: Lead: Risk Assessment and Health Effects
Dr. Eugenio Picano
Institute of Clinical Physiology, Via Moruzzi 1, 56124 Pisa, Italy
Interests: acute and long-term effects of ionizing radiation in diagnostic and therapeutic cardiology procedures; health technology assessment; biological and economic sustainability of medical imaging
Contribution: Special Issue: Public Health: How Safe Is Cardiac Imaging?
Dr. Miriam C. Poirier
Carcinogen-DNA Interactions Section, LCBG, Bldg.37 Rm 4032, National Cancer Institute, NIH, 37 Convent Dr. MSC-4255, Bethesda, MD, 20892-4255, USA
Interests: molecular biomarkers of cancer; molecular toxicology; DNA adduct formation; mutagenesis; polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon (PAH) exposures; metabolism of PAHs; chemoprevention of DNA damage and cancer
Contribution: Special Issue: Biomarkers: Environmental Research and Public Health
Prof. Dr. Marilyn C. Roberts
Department of Environmental & Occupational Health Sciences, University of Washington, Box 357234, Seattle, Washington 98195-7234, USA
Interests: bacterial pathogenesis; plasmids; bacterial genetics; bacteria antibiotic resistance genes and gene exchange; emerging and reemerging diseases; dental caries; periodontal disease; molecular epidemiology; bacterial mercury resistance
Contribution: Special Issue: Drug Resistance
Dr. Kathryn M. Rose
Cardiovascular Disease Program, Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 137 E Franklin Street, Suite 306, Chapel Hill, NC 27514, USA
Interests: cardiovascular disease epidemiology; socioeconomic and geographic health disparities; population-based cardiovascular disease surveillance
Contribution: Special Issue: Cardiovascular Diseases and Public Health
Prof. Dr. Emmanuel Rudatsikira
School of Health Professions, Andrews University, Berrien Springs, MI, USA
Interests: tobacco use; exposure to environmental tobacco smoke; violence; emergency preparedness and response; HIV/AIDS and adolescent health
Contribution: Special Issue: Preparedness and Emergency Response
Dr. Carla Sabariego
Department of Medical Informatics, Biometry and Epidemiology (IBE), Chair for Public Health and Health Services Research, Research Unit for Biopsychosocial Health, Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich, Marchioninistr. 17, 81377 Munich, Germany
Interests: International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF); Public Health and Public Mental Health; Disability; Health and Disability Surveys; Health Economics
Contribution: Special Issue: Disability and Public Health
Dr. Ashraf M. Salama
Reader in Architecture SPACE, Queens University Belfast, Northern Ireland, UK
Interests: social and cultural factors in design; evaluation of designed environments / POE; contextual-sustainable urban conservation; design briefing & strategic facility planning; eco-tourism – sustainable facilities for tourism; learning environments – sustainable schools design process; workplace programming and design; identity and symbolism in contemporary middle eastern urbanism - emerging regional metropolis in the middle east
Prof. Dr. Miklas Scholz
Civil Engineering Research Group, School of Computing, Science and Engineering, The University of Salford, Newton Building, Salford, Greater Manchester, M5 4WT, England, UK
Interests: wastewater treatment; storm water management; runoff control; wetlands; biological filtration; sustainable water management
Contribution: Special Issue: Sustainability: Environmental Studies and Public Health
Special Issue: Nutrient Removal and Recovery
In other journals:
Special Issue: Sustainable Water Management
Special Issue: Sustainable Flood Risk Management
Special Issue: Sustainable Water Systems
Special Issue: Sustainable Drainage Systems
Prof. Dr. Jane Scott
Faculty of Health Sciences, School of Public Health, Curtin University, WA 00301J, NSW 02637B, Australia
Interests: public health nutrition; nutritional epidemiology; infant feeding practices
Contribution: Special Issue: Breastfeeding and Infant Health
Prof. Dr. Janet Seeley
London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine London WC1E 7HT, UK
Interests: social aspects of health (with a particular focus on HIV), poverty, inequality, migration and mobility and the study of diversity
Contribution: Special Issue: HIV/AIDS: Social Perspectives
Prof. Dr. Kristin Shrader-Frechette
Department of Philosophy and Department of Biological Sciences, 100 Malloy Hall, University of Notre Dame, 100 Malloy Hall, Notre Dame, IN 46556, USA
Interests: environmentally induced cancer; ionizing radiation dose-response curves; developmental programming because of pollution
Prof. Dr. Steven Y. Sussman
Institute for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Research, University of Southern California, Soto Street Building, Room 302, 2001 N. Soto Street, Los Angeles, CA 90032-3628, USA
Contribution: Special Issue: Substance and Behavioral Addictions: Co-Occurrence and Specificity
Prof. Dr. Stephen B. Thomas
Department of Health Services Administration, School of Public Health and Maryland Center for Health Equity, University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742, USA
Interests: Race, Ethnicity and Health Disparities Research
Contribution: Special Issue: Eliminating Health Disparities to Achieve Health Equity
Prof. Dr. Harry Timmermans
Department of the Built Environment, Urban Science and Systems, Eindhoven University of Technology, P.O. Box 513, 5600 MB Eindhoven, The Netherlands
Contribution: Special Issue: The Impacts of the Built Environment on Public Health
Prof. Dr. William A. Toscano
Division of Environmental Health Sciences, University of Minnesota, School of Public Health, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
Interests: toxicology; environmental hormones; public health genomics; environmental signaling
Prof. Dr. Gustavo Turecki
Department of Psychiatry, McGill University/ Douglas Mental Health Institute, Frank B. Common Pavilion, F-2101, 6875 LaSalle Boulevard Montreal, Quebec H4H 1R3, Canada
Interests: suicide; depressive disorders; early-life adversity; neurobiology; epigenetics
Contribution: Special Issue: Suicide Prevention and Public Health
Prof. Dr. John P. Ulhoi
Dept. of Busines Administration, Aarhus University Bartholins Allé 10 DK-8000 Aarhus, Denmark
Interests: the interplay between: (I) anthropogenic factors (industry and technology) and the natural environment; (II) human and technical factors and (III) public and private agency; green innovation and entrepreneurship
Dr. Scott A. Venners
Simon Fraser University, Faculty of Health Sciences, 8888 University Drive, Burnaby, BC, V5A 1S6, Canada
Interests: molecular environmental epidemiology; biomarkers; gene-environment interactions; fertility; pregnancy outcome
Contribution: Special Issue: Advances in Epidemiology
Dr. Joris Cornelis Verster
Utrecht University, Utrecht Institute for Pharmaceutical Sciences, Division of Pharmacology, Universiteitsweg 99, 3584 CG, Utrecht, The Netherlands
Interests: effects of drugs on driving and traffic safety; drug abuse and addiction; sleep and sleep disorders
Contribution: Special Issue: Advances in Substance and Drug Abuse Prevention
Prof. Dr. Wendy E. Wagner
The University of Texas School of Law, 727 East Dean Keeton Street, Austin, Texas 78705, USA; Case Western Reserve University School of Law, 11075 East Blvd., Cleveland, OH 44106, USA
Interests: the use of science in environmental and health policy; the role of special interests in producing or influencing research used for regulation; the expression of limitations and uncertainty in policy-relevant research; disclosures of conflicts of interest and data-sharing in applied research
Contribution: Special Issue: Environmental Legislation and Public Health
Dr. Youfa Wang
Professor, Department of Epidemiology and Environmental Health School of Public Health and Health Professions Director, Systems-oriented Global Childhood Obesity Intervention Program Joint Appointments, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences University at Buffalo, State University of New York 816 Kimball Tower, 3435 Main St, Buffalo, NY 14214-8001, USA
Interests: nutrition; epidemiology; obesity; chronic disease; health disparities; lifestyles; dairy consumption; international health; analysis of national survey data; systems science; global health
Dr. Harry H.X. Wang
1School of Public Health, Sun Yat-Sen University, Guangzhou 510080, China
2JC School of Public Health and Primary Care, Faculty of Medicine, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
3General Practice and Primary Care, Institute of Health and Wellbeing, University of Glasgow, Glasgow G12 9LX, UK
Interests: primary health care; multimorbidity; cardiovascular diseases
Contribution: Special Issue: Chronic Diseases and Multimorbidity in Primary Care
Prof. Dr. Tetsuji Yamada
Professor of Health Economics, chairperson, Rutgers University, #330 Armitage Hall, 311 North 5th Street, Camden, NJ 08102, USA
Interests: health economics; economics of health behavior; public health and health promotion; economics of social welfare and public policy; health education
Contribution: Special Issue: Health Behavior and Public Health
Prof. Dr. Paul S.F. Yip
Director Centre for Suicide Research and Prevention, Professor Social Work and Social Administration, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Interests: capture-recapture experiments; analysis of infectious diseases data; modelling of biological and ecological systems; analysis of suicide data; conditional inference; software reliability
Dr. Enki Yoo
Department of Geography, University at Buffalo, The State University of New York (SUNY), 121 Wilkeson Quad, North Campus, Buffalo, NY 14261, USA
Interests: GIScience, geostatistics, spatial statistics, public health and environmental modeling, spatial hedonic modeling, uncertainty analysis
Prof. Dr. Yunlin Zhang
Nanjing Institute of Geography and Limnology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, 73 East Beijing Road, Nanjing 210008, China
Interests: lake optics and water colour remote sensing; chromophoric dissolved organic matter (CDOM) biogeochemistry cycle; UV-B radiation environmental effect; physical limnology; lake eutrophication; lake thermodynamics
Contribution: In other journals:
Special Issue: Water Optics and Water Colour Remote Sensing
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