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Dr. Zahid Ahmad Butt
Section Editor-in-Chief
School of Public Health and Health Systems, University of Waterloo, 200 University Avenue West, Waterloo, ON N2L 3G1, Canada
Interests: HIV/HCV/HBV coinfections; vaccine preventable diseases; communicable and non-communicable disease syndemics; global health; big data; spatial analysis of complex data
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Dr. Muktar Aliyu
Department of Health Policy, Vanderbilt Institute for Global Health, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN 37232, USA
Interests: global health policy; implementation science; HIV/AIDS
Dr. Yibiao Zhou

Department of Public Health, Fudan University, Shanghai 200032, China
Interests: oncomelania hupensis; schistosomiasis; epidemiology of parasitic diseases; AIDS epidemiology; spatial epidemiology
Prof. Dr. Maria Antonia De Francesco
Department of Molecular and Translational Medicine, Institute of Microbiology, University of Brescia, P.le Spedali Civili, 1, I-25123 Brescia, Italy
Interests: virus; bacteria; antibacterial resistance; antiviral resistance; molecular epidemiology
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Dr. Enrico Maria Zardi
Internistic Ultrasond Service and Hospitalist Consultant for Vascular Surgery Unit, Campus Bio-Medico University, 00128 Rome, Italy
Interests: infectious diseases and internal medicine; internal ultrasound; articular and musculoskeletal rheumatological ultrasound; vascular ultrasound; echocardiography; US-guided liver biopsies; US-guided renal biopsies
Dr. Enwu Liu
Institute for Health Research, Australian Catholic University, Melbourne, Australia
Interests: osteoporosis; bone fractures; dementia; HIV/AIDS
Dr. Yugo Shobugawa
Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences, Niigata University, Niigata 951-8514, Japan
Interests: infectious disease epidemiology; infectious disease surveillance; social epidemiology; social capital; older adults; geographic information system
Prof. Dr. Godfrey Woelk
Global Implementation Research Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation, 1140 Connecticut Avenue NW, Suite 200, Washington, DC 20036, USA
Interests: HIV prevention and care; maternal health; hypertensive diseases of pregnancy; child health and health systems research
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Prof. Dr. José Juan Jiménez-Moleón
Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, University of Granada, Avenida de Madrid, 11, 18071 Granada, Spain
Interests: cancer epidemiology; nutritional epidemiology; epidemiologic method; systematic reviews and meta-analysis
Dr. Toni Alterman
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, CDC, (MS-R17), 1090 Tusculum Ave, Cincinnati, OH 45226, USA
Interests: psychiatric epidemiology; mental health; work organization; workplace psychosocial factors; occupational health
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Dr. Pierre Magal
Institut de Mathématiques de Bordeaux,Université de Bordeaux, 351 cours de la libération, 33400 Talence, France
Interests: infectious disease outbreaks; differential equations; dynamical systems and mathematical biology
Dr. Ludwig Apers
Department of Clinical Sciences, Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium
Interests: public (eco-)health; HIV/STI; infectious diseases; epidemiology; climate change and vector born diseases
Dr. Atsushi Nonami
Department of Advanced Cell and Molecular Therapy, Kyushu University Hospital, Fukuoka 812-8582, Japan
Interests: hematology; oncology; regenerative medicine; molecular biology
Dr. Jozsef Z. Farkas
Division of Computing Science and Mathematics, University of Stirling, Stirling FK9 4LA, UK
Interests: mathematical epidemiology; basic reproduction number; Wolbachia infection dynamics; quantifying cancer dynamics in the lung; structured population dynamics; applied analysis; differential equations; mathematical modelling; ecology; adaptive dynamics
Dr. Paola Di Carlo
Infectious Diseases Unit, Department of Health Promotion Sciences, Maternal and Infant Care, Internal Medicine and Medical Specialties “G. D’Alessandro”, University of Palermo, via del Vespro 129, 90127 Palermo, Italy
Interests: HIV; tuberculosis; pediatric infectious disease; microbiota in surgery patients
Prof. Dr. Andrea Trevisan
Department of Cardiac, Thoracic, Vascular Sciences and Public Health, University of Padova, Via Giustiniani 2, 35128 Padova, Italy
Interests: biological risk; public health; occupational health; toxicology; kidney toxicity
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Prof. Dr. Maria Luisa Cristina
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1. Department of Health Sciences, University of Genova, Via Pastore 1, 16132 Genova, Italy
2. Galliera Hospitals Via Mura delle Cappuccine 14, 16128 Genova, Italy
Interests: public health; healthcare infections; environment; environmental monitoring; healthcare environment
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Dr. Steve Davis
Department of Health Policy, Management, and Leadership, Robert C. Byrd Health Sciences Center, School of Public Health, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV 26506-9149, USA
Interests: syringe access; hepatitis C virus prevention; telehealth in rural areas
Prof. Dr. Carlos Castillo-Chavez
Simon A. Levin Mathematical, Computational & Modeling Sciences Center, Arizona State University, PO Box 871901, Tempe, AZ 85287-190, USA
Interests: mathematical biology; theoretical biology; disease evolution; epidemiology
Dr. Masoud Dara
Division of Communicable Diseases, Health Security, and Environment, World Health Organization, Regional Office for Europe UN City, 2100 Copenhagen, Denmark
Interests: emerging infectious diseases; infection prevention and control; climate change and vector borne diseases; HIV; viral Hepatitis; sexually transmitted diseases; tuberculosis
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Dr. Cadhla Firth
Australian Institute of Tropical Health & Medicine, James Cook University, Cairns QLD, Australia
Interests: urbanization; land-use change; emerging infectious diseases; zoonotic diseases; metagenomics; pathogen discovery; phylogenetics; phylodynamics
Dr. Monica Malta
Department of Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON M5S 1A4, Canada
Interests: HIV/AIDS; HCV/HBV; addiction; gender; mental Health; violence; human rights; LGBT health
Dr. Mario Masarone
Department of Medicine and Surgery, University of Salerno, via Salvador Allende, 84081 Salerno, Italy
Interests: liver diseases with particular interest in NAFLD diagnosis; natural history; pathophysiology; comorbidities and therapy; HCV and HBV related liver diseases and complications
Dr. Ivan Gentile
Prof. Dr. Amal K. Mitra
School of Public Health, College of Health Sciences, Jackson State University, Jackson, MS 39213, USA
Interests: breastfeeding; COVID-19; health disparities; lead poisoning; infectious diseases
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Prof. Dr. Christian Napoli
Department of Medical Surgical Sciences and Translational Medicine, “Sapienza” University of Rome, 00185 Rome, Italy
Interests: COVID-19 vaccination acceptance; COVID-19 vaccination hesitancy; lockdown; knowledges, behaviours, COVID-19, Legionella, legionellosis; migrants; migrant's health; Legionnaires' Disease; chikungunya; dengue
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Prof. Dr. Francisco José Nunes Antunes
Instituto de Saúde Ambiental (ISAMB), Faculdade de Medicina da Universidade de Lisboa, 1649-028 Lisboa, Portugal
Interests: infectious diseases; HIV; hepatitis; tropical medicine
Dr. Eyal Oren
Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA 92182, USA
Interests: respiratory health; epidemiology; clinical trials; social determinants of health; infectious diseases
Dr. Jolyon M. Medlock
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Medical Entomology Group, Public Health England, Emergency Response Department, Porton Down, Salisbury, Wiltshire SP4 0JG, UK
Interests: vector-borne disease; tick; mosquito; arbovirus; disease ecology; medical entomology
Prof. Dr. Albert Nienhaus
1. Competence Centre for Epidemiology and Health Services Research for Healthcare Professionals (CVcare), University Medical Centre Hamburg-Eppendorf (UKE), 20246 Hamburg, Germany
2. Department for Occupational Medicine, Hazardous Substances and Health Science, Institution for Accident Insurance and Prevention in the Health and Welfare Services (BGW), 22089 Hamburg, Germany
Interests: occupational health; tuberculosis in health workers; violence against health workers; leadership and workers’ health; low back pain in health workers; psycho-social exposure in health workers
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Prof. Dr. Mary Patricia Nowalk
School of Medicine, Department of Family Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Schenley Place 4420 Bayard Street, Suite 520 Pittsburgh, PA 15260, USA
Interests: immunizations; adults; influenza vaccination; pneumococcal vaccination
Dr. Mohammed S. Orloff
Department of Epidemiology, Fay W. Boozman College of Public Health, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, 4301 W. Markham Street, # 820, Little Rock, AR 72205, USA
Interests: understanding the interplay of multiple genetic and epigenetic factors in the human genome that can inform the risk for developing diseases
Prof. Dr. Giovanni Orsi
Department of Public Health and Infectious Diseases, Sapienza University of Rome, 00185 Rome, Italy
Interests: epidemiology; public health; preventive medicine; health promotion; healthcare associated infections
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Prof. Dr. Jagdish Khubchandani
Department of Public Health Sciences, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM 88003, USA
Interests: epidemiology; global health; health equity and violence/injury prevention
Dr. Ashish Pathak
1. Department of Women and Children’s Health| IMCH, Uppsala University, SE-751 05 Uppsala, Sweden
2. Department of Paediatrics, RD Gardi Medical College, Ujjain 456006, India
Interests: infections and antibiotic use in children; antibiotic use; antibiotic resistance; point prevalence survey; outpatient antibiotic use; hospital antibiotic use; rationale use of antibiotics; Gram-negative infections; S. aureus, healthcare associated infections; sepsis; neonatal infections; vaccine preventable infections
Dr. Joan Puig-Barberà
Vaccines Research Area FISABIO, 46020 Valencia, Spain
Interests: hospitalization; influenza; human, vaccination; community-acquired infections; epidemiology; immunology, virology; prevention & control; respiratory syncytial viruses; population surveillance; reverse transcriptase polymerase chain reaction
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Prof. Dr. Alessandra Scagliarini
Department of Experimental, Diagnostic and Specialty Alma Mater Studiorum, Università di Bologna, 40138 Bologna, Italy
Interests: Department of Experimental, Diagnostic and Specialty Alma Mater Studiorum, Università di Bologna, 40138 Bologna, Italy Ozzano Emilia (Bologna) Italy one Health; epitheliotropic virus infections of animals and humans; virus induced oncogenesis and spontaneous animals models; development of innovative diagnostic methods; antiviral activity of natural and sinthetic molecules towards animal viruses philogenetically correlated to viruses resonsible of animal pathologies; development of innovative drug formulations for antiviral treatments
Prof. Dr. Giovanni Sotgiu
Clinical Epidemiology and Medical Statistics Unit, Department of Medical, Surgical and Experimental Sciences, University of Sassari, Sassari, Italy
Interests: tuberculosis; NTM; respiratory infections; epidemiology; medical statistics
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Prof. Dr. Cecilia Stålsby Lundborg
Global Health - Health Systems and Policy (HSP): Medicines, focusing antibiotics, Department of Public Health Sciences, Karolinska Institutet,Tomtebodavägen 18 A, 171 77 Stockholm, Sweden
Interests: public health aspects of antibiotic residues; antibiotic resistant bacteria and antibiotic resistance genes in the environment especially water; interventions to mitigate spread in the environment of residues, bacteria and genes
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Prof. Dr. Marilyn C. Roberts
Department of Environmental & Occupational Health Sciences, University of Washington, Box 357234, Seattle, WA 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
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Dr. Ibou Thior
Dr. Timothy J. Wade
USA Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Office of Research and Development, National Health and Environmental Effects Research Laboratory, Environmental Public Health Division, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709, USA
Interests: environmental epidemiology; waterborne disease; infectious disease; microbial risk assessment
Dr. Richard Wamai
Integrated Initiative for Global Health, Department of Cultures, Societies and Global Studies, Northeastern University, Boston, MA, USA
Interests: HIV/AIDS cost-effectiveness; male circumcision and policy; neglected tropical diseases; visceral leishmaniasis; non-communicable diseases; health systems and policy
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Dr. Peter Weatherburn
Department of Public Health, Environments and Society, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London WC1H 9SH, UK
Interests: policy relationship; sexual health; adolescent health; evaluation; evidence use; mixed methods; qualitative methods; reproductive health
Dr. Chiara de Waure
Department of Medicine and Surgery, University of Perugia, 06132 Perugia, Italy
Interests: epidemiology; vaccine preventable diseases; vaccination; health technology assessment; public health; health services Research
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Dr. Christian Wejse
Department of Public Health, Aarhus University, Bartholins Alle 2, 8000 Aarhus, Denmark
Interests: global Health; tuberculosis; HIV; migrant health
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