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Editor-in-Chief
Prof. Dr. Paul B. Tchounwou
Molecular Toxicology Research Laboratory, Jackson State University, 1400 Lynch Street, Box 18750, Jackson, Mississippi 39217, USA
Tel. +1 601 979 3321; Fax: +1 601 979 2349
Website: http://www.jsums.edu/biology/dr-paul-b-tchounwou/
E-Mail: paul.b.tchounwou@jsums.edu
Interests: molecular toxicology; mutagenesis and carcinogenesis; environmental epidemiology and health risk assessment; biomarkers of exposure; effect and susceptibility; gene-environment interactions and diseases; natural resource damage assessment and management

Assistant Managing Editor
Dr. Joyce Zhou
MDPI Beijing Office, Suite 2011, Ruidu International Center, No. 1 Cuijingbeili, Tongzhou District, Beijing, 101100, China
Tel. +86 10 81521170; Fax: +86 10 59011089
E-Mail: joyce.zhou@mdpi.com

Production Editor
Dr. Martyn Rittman
MDPI AG, Klybeckstrasse 64, CH-4057 Basel, Switzerland
E-Mail: rittman@mdpi.com

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
Tel. +1 504 988 5374; Fax: +1 504 988 1726
Website: http://tulane.edu/publichealth/ehs/faculty_abdelghani.cfm
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
Tel. +613 9936 6585
Interests: food allergy, anaphylaxis, paediatrics, eczema
Contribution: Special Issue: Food Allergy, Genes and Environment

Dr. Akihiro Asakawa
Division of Psychosomatic Internal Medicine, Department of Social and Behavioral Medicine, Kagoshima University, Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences, Kagoshima, Japan
Interests: feeding behavior; body weight regulation; environmental health; bone marrow

Prof. Dr. Mohamed-Bassem A. Ashour
Pesticide Biochemistry and Environmental Toxicology, Department of Plant Protection, Faculty of Agriculture, Zagaziz University, Egypt
Tel. +20 1 05 44 0435
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
Website: http://www2.sph.unc.edu/index.php?option=com_profiles&Itemid=6314&profileAction=ProfDetail&pid=715136166
Interests: water; sanitation; hygiene; public health

Dr. Michael S. Breen
National Exposure Research Laboratory Office of Research and Development US Environmental Protection Agency, Research Triangle Park, NC 27711, USA
Website: http://www.epa.gov/heasd/staff/breen.html
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

Dr. Jose A. Centeno
Biophysical Toxicology Laboratory, The Joint Pathology Center, Malcolm Grow Medical Clinic, 1057 West Perimeter Road, Bldg 1050, Room GB-33, Joint Base Andrews, MD 20762, USA
Website: http://www.medicalgeology.org/pages/public/imga/bios/Jose_Centeno.html
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. Derek Clements-Croome
School of Construction Management and Engineering, Whiteknights, University of Reading, PO Box 219, Reading RG6 6AW, UK
Tel. +44 7711 705456
Website: http://www.reading.ac.uk/cme/about/staff/d-j-clements~croome.aspx
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
Division of Health Sciences, School of Pharmacy and Medical Sciences, University of South Australia, Adelaide, South Australia 5001, Australia
Tel. +08 8303 8826; Fax: +08 8303 8884
Interests: Impact of diet and obesity on CVD and type 2 diabetes
Contribution: Special Issue: Obesity and Public Health

Prof. Dr. Peter Congdon
Department of Geography and Life Sciences Institute, Queen Mary University of London, Mile End Road, London, E1 4NS, UK
Tel. +44 2078 828200
Website: http://www.geog.qmul.ac.uk/staff/congdonp.html
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

Prof. Dr. Kenneth A. Dawson
Centre For BioNano Interactions (CBNI), School of Chemistry and Chemical Biology University College Dublin, Belfield, Dublin 4, Ireland
Tel. +353 1 716 2459
Website: http://www.cbni.eu

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
Tel. +1 504 988 6385; Fax: +1 504 988 5516
Website: http://tulane.edu/som/cancer/prescott-deininger.cfm
Interests: genetic instability; mobile elements; gene expression; mutation; DNA repair

Prof. Dr. José G. Dórea
Department of Nutrition, University of Brasilia, 70919.970 Brasilia, Brazil
Website: http://www.ische.ca/users/jgdorea
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
Tel. +44 (0) 1242 715274; Fax: +44 (0) 1242 715222
Website: http://insight.glos.ac.uk/academicschools/dse/staff/Pages/profwalidelansari.aspx
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
Tel. +44 (0)115 84 68596; Fax: +44 (0)115 84 66249
Website: http://www.nottingham.ac.uk/pharmacy/people/rachel.elliott
Interests: health economics; economic evaluation; medicines adherence; medicines safety; complex interventions; primary care; health care costs; health policy

Dr. Jim Fitzgerald
Public Health Toxicology, Scientific Services, Department of Health, PO Box 6 Rundle Mall, Adelaide, South Australia 5000, Australia
Tel. +61 8 8226 7100; Fax: +61 8 8226 7101
Interests: human health risk assessment; public health toxicology; carcinogens; drinking-water chemical risks; cyanotoxins

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
Tel. +1 310 206 5366; Fax: +1 310 206 8476
Website: http://www.uclahealth.org/body.cfm?id=479&action=detail&ref=4591
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
Tel. +03-364-0336 (ext 80336); Fax: +03-364-1460
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
Tel. +46 (0)46 222 48 10; Fax: +46 (0)46 222 41 18
Website: http://www.nek.lu.se/hem/hep.asp
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. Lynn R. Goldman
Hopkins National Children's Study Center, 615 N. Wolfe St., Room E6636, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
Tel. (410) 614-9301; Fax: (443) 287-7375
Website: http://faculty.jhsph.edu/Default.cfm?faculty_id=912
Interests: environmental health; environmental policy; children; infants; lead; methylmercury; pesticides; chemicals; environmental epidemiology; national children\'s study; emergency preparedness and response; homeland security
Contribution: Special Issue: Global Environment and Children Health

Prof. Dr. Lawrence O. Gostin
Georgetown University Law Center, Georgetown University, 600 New Jersey Avenue N.W., Washington, DC 20001, USA
Website: http://www.law.georgetown.edu/faculty/facinfo/tab_faculty.cfm?Status=Faculty&ID=258
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
Tel. +1 510 597 3440; Fax: +1 510 985 6459
Website: http://www.arg.org/staff/staff_detail.php?id=4
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

Dr. Mary Lynn Haasch
United States Environmental Protection Agency, Mid-Continent Ecology Division, Molecular and Cellular Mechanisms Research Branch, 6201 Congdon Blvd, Duluth, MN 55804, USA
Tel. +1 218 529 5172; Fax: +1 218 529 5003
Interests: environmental toxicology; aquatic toxicology; endocrine disruption; nanotoxicology; developmental toxicology; physiological and biochemical daptation to anthropogenic stress; biotransformation; lower vertebrate and invertebrate models of human disease; regulation of gene expression; biomarkers of xenobiotic exposure
Contribution: Special Issue: Environmental Nanoparticles and Their Toxicity

Prof. Dr. David J. Hanson
State University of New York College at Potsdam, Department of Sociology, 112 Breckenridge Place, Chapel Hill, NC 27514, USA
Tel. +1 919 942 5115
Website: http://www.alcoholinformation.org/
Interests: impact of drinking beverage alcohol on health; effective ways to reduce alcohol abuse in a population
Contribution: Special Issue: Alcohol and Public Health
Special Issue: Alcohol Abuse: Newer Approaches to an Old Problem

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
Tel. +1 228 872 4215; Fax: +1 228 818 8848
Website: http://www.gulfbase.org/person/view.php?uid=whawkins
Interests: marine environment; aquatic toxicology; aquatic pathobiology; water quality

Prof. Dr. George Herkovits
Institute of Environmental Sciences and Health, Fundacion PROSAMA, Paysandu, 752/760, (1405) Buenos Aires, Argentina
Tel. +54 11 4432 1111; Fax: +54 11 4431 2445
Interests: toxicity test and development of hazard assessment criteria; antagonism and synergism phenomena; low level exposure and acclimation phenomena; risk assessment; teratogenesis; chemical stress and evolutionary processes

Prof. Dr. Takeshi Hirano
Department of Life and Environment Engineering Faculty of Environmental Engineering, University of Kitakyushu 1-1, Hibikino, Wakamatsu-ku, Kitakyushu Fukuoka, 808-0135, Japan
Tel. +81 93 695 3206; Fax: +81 93 695 3299
Website: http://www.kitakyu-u.ac.jp/env/lang_en/faculty/life/takeshi_hirano.html
Interests: cancer development; stem cell differentiation; estrogenic substances and liver; oxidative DNA damage and its repair system

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
Tel. +61 2 9993 4569; Fax: +61 2 9993 4501
Website: http://www.thegeorgeinstitute.org/
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
Tel. +021 4205508
Website: http://research.ucc.ie/profiles/C010/zkabir
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
Tel. +1 770 488 5279
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
Website: http://www.ws.chemie.tu-muenchen.de/groups/bioanalytic/people0/knopp/
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
Tel. +43 0512 9003 71253; Fax: +43 0512 9003 73251
Website: http://www.i-med.ac.at/sozialmedizin/de/personal/peter_lercher.html
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

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
Tel. +1 804 828 8040
Website: http://www.vcu.edu/homeland
Interests: emergency management; risk assessment; natural hazards; geomatics engineering; chemical sensors
Contribution: In other journals:
Special Issue: Sensors for Disaster and Emergency Management Decision Making

Prof. Dr. Yu-Pin Lin
Department of Bioenvironmental Systems Engineering, National Taiwan University, No. 1, Sec. 4, Roosevelt Road, Taipei, 40617, Taiwan
Tel. +86 2 33663467; Fax: +86 2 23686980
Website: http://homepage.ntu.edu.tw/~yplin/Eindex.htm
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

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
Tel. +1 734 763 9818
Interests: contributions of the built/natural environment to physical activity/health; quality of urban life, recreation behavior

Dr. Aizen J. Marrogi
ChemBio Program, Division of Experimental Therapeutics, Walter Reed Army Institute of Research, 503 Robert Grant Avenue, Silver Spring, MD 20910, USA
Interests: carcinogenesis; the role of oxidative and nitrosative stress in cancer biology; drug discovery using botanical extracts

Prof. Dr. Anthony R. Mawson
Jackson State University, School of Health Sciences, 350 West Woodrow Wilson Drive, Jackson, Mississippi 39213, USA
Website: http://cps.jsums.edu/show.asp?durki=590
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. Yogeshkumar S. Naik
Department of Environmental Science and Health, Faculty of Applied Sciences, National University of Science and Technology, P.O. Box AC-939, Ascot Bulawayo, Zimbabwe
Tel. +263 9 282 007 ext 2179, Mobile: +263 23 255 245; Fax: +263 9 286 803
Interests: biochemical ecotoxicology; xenobiotic metabolism; biomarkers

Prof. Dr. Orish Ebere Orisakwe
Department of Clinical Pharmacy & Management, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Port Harcourt, Choba, Port Harcourt, Rivers State, Nigeria
Interests: environmental toxicology; male reproductive toxicology (effects of environmental toxicants on male reproductive capacity) and toxicokinetics

Dr. Eugenio Picano
Institute of Clinical Physiology, Via Moruzzi 1, 56124 Pisa, Italy
Website: http://www.ifc.cnr.it/
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
Tel. 301-402-1835; Fax: 301-402-8230
Website: http://ccr.cancer.gov/staff/staff.asp?profileid=13714
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
Tel. +1 206 543 8001; Fax: +1 206 543 3873
Website: http://faculty.washington.edu/marilynr/
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
Tel. +1 919 966 1967; Fax: +1 919 966 9800
Website: http://www.sph.unc.edu/images/stories/cv_storage/702763270_cv.pdf
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
Website: http://www.andrews.edu/news/2012/05/shp_dean.html
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. Ashraf M. Salama
Reader in Architecture SPACE, Queens University Belfast, Northern Ireland, UK
Tel. +44 (0) 2890 974015, ext.: 4015; Fax: +44 2890 974278
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
Tel. +44 161 295 5921
Website: http://www.cse.salford.ac.uk/profile.php?profile=M.Scholz
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. 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
Website: http://philosophy.nd.edu/people/all/profiles/shrader-frechette-kristin/
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. Harry Timmermans
Professor of Urban Planning, Eindhoven University of Technology, Faculty of Arcitecture, Building & Planning, PO Box 513, 5600 MB Eindhoven, The Netherlands
Tel. +31 (0)402472274
Website: http://www.ddss.nl/Eindhoven/staff/Harry.Timmermans
Interests: methodology; geography & urban planning

Prof. Dr. William A. Toscano
Division of Environmental Health Sciences, University of Minnesota, School of Public Health, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
Tel. +1 612 624 2967; Fax: +1 612 626 4837
Website: http://enhs.umn.edu/
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
Website: http://www.douglasresearch.qc.ca/researcher/gustavo-turecki
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
Website: http://pure.au.dk/portal/da/jpu@badm.au.dk
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

Prof. Dr. Willem Van Mechelen
Head Department of Public and Occupational Health, Co-director EMGO Institute, VU University Medical Center, van der Boechorststraat 7, NL-1081 BT, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Tel. +31 20 4448206; Fax: +31 20 4448387
Website: http://www.emgo.nl/team/214/willemvanmechelen/personal-information/
Interests: return-to-work interventions; cost-effectiveness; health promotion; sports injuries; physical fitness; physical activity; lifestyle

Dr. Scott A. Venners
Simon Fraser University, Faculty of Health Sciences, 8888 University Drive, Burnaby, BC, V5A 1S6, Canada
Tel. +1 778 782 8494; Fax: +1 778 782 5927
Website: http://www.fhs.sfu.ca/portal_memberdata/svenners
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
Tel. +31 30 253 6909; Fax: +31 30 253 7900
Interests: effects of drugs on driving and traffic safety; drug abuse and addiction; sleep and sleep disorders

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
Website: http://www.utexas.edu/law/faculty/profile.php?id=wewagner
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
Department of Epidemiology and Environmental Health, School of Public Health and Health Professions, Joint Appointments, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, University at Buffalo, State University of New York, Farber Hall, Room 270, 3435 Main St, Buffalo, NY 14214-8001, USA
Tel. +1-716-829-5383; Fax: +1-716-829-2979
Website: http://sphhp.buffalo.edu/social-and-preventive-medicine/about-us.html
Interests: nutrition; epidemiology; obesity; chronic disease; health disparities; lifestyles; dairy consumption; international health; analysis of national survey data

Prof. Dr. Philip Weinstein
Deputy Head of School, School of Population Health, The University of Queensland, Australia
Tel. +61733655065
Website: http://www.uwa.edu.au/people/philip.weinstein
Interests: healthy ageing; global health; behaviour and health outcomes; infectious disease; longitudinal studies; life course epidemiology; health services; health information systems; emergency prehospital systems

Prof. Dr. Tetsuji Yamada
Professor of Health Economics, chairperson, Rutgers University, #330 Armitage Hall, 311 North 5th Street, Camden, NJ 08102, USA
Tel. +1 856 225 6136
Website: http://economics.camden.rutgers.edu/faculty/tetsuji-yamada/
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
Tel. +852 2859-1989; Fax: +852 2858-9041
Website: http://www0.hku.hk/statistics/staff/sfpyip/
Interests: capture-recapture experiments; analysis of infectious diseases data; modelling of biological and ecological systems; analysis of suicide data; conditional inference; software reliability

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