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Editorial Board for section 'Health Behavior, Chronic Disease and Health Promotion'

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Members (202)

Prof. Dr. Youfa Wang
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Section Associate Editor
Global Health Institute and School of Public Health, Xi’an Jiaotong University, Xi'an 710061, China
Interests: obesity and chronic disease prevention and control; health disparities; nutritional epidemiology; health promotion; global health
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Dr. David Berrigan
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Section Editor-in-Chief
Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, Behavioral Research Program, National Cancer Institute, 9609 Medical Center Drive MSC 7344, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
Interests: cancer prevention; built environment; physical activity; obesity; energy balance; natural experiments; transportation and health; acculturation; geospatial approaches to cancer control; childhood obesity
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Prof. Dr. Alan Apter
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Department of Psychological Medicine, Schneider Children’s Medical Center of Israel, Petah Tikva 4920235, Israel
Interests: suicide; children; adolescents; depression; Tourette syndrome
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Prof. Dr. Shyamali Dharmage
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Allergy and Lung Health Unit, University of Melbourne, Parkville 3010, Australia
Interests: epidemiology; respiratory medicine; chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD); asthma; allergy; risk factors
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Dr. Frank Eves
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School of Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Birmingham, Birmingham B15 2TT, UK
Interests: health psychology; environmental psychology; lifestyle physical activity; physical activity interventions
Prof. Dr. Gregory W. Heath
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Department of Health and Human Performance, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, Chattanooga, TN 37403, USA
Interests: physical activity epidemiology; NCD prevention; physical activity interventions
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Prof. Dr. Michael Hendryx
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Department of Environmental and Occupational Health, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN 47405, USA
Interests: health disparities; environmental justice; environmental exposures; Appalachia; public health effects of coal mining
Prof. Dr. Steven Stack
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College of Liberal Arts & Sciences, Wayne State University, 4841 Cass Avenue, Detroit, MI 48201, USA
Interests: social risk & protective factors for suicide; culture of suicide; suicide acceptability; media and suicide; religion and suicide; economic strain and suicide; marital strain and suicide; temporal patterns and suicide; cross-national analysis of suicide
Dr. Evangelos C. Alexopoulos
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Section Board Member
Alexopoulos Evangelos Medical PC, Ellispontou 11, 156 69 Athens, Greece
Interests: occupational stress; employee wellbeing; ESG activities; occupational medicine; stress management; environmental health; preventive medicine; health promotion
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Prof. Dr. Todd Astorino
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Section Board Member
Department of Kinesiology, California State University, San Marcos, CA 92096, USA
Interests: interval training; VO2max; metabolism; spinal cord injury
Dr. Maansi Bansal-Travers
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Department of Health Behavior, Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center, Buffalo, NY 14263, USA
Interests: tobacco; smoking; communication; marketing; packaging; health warnings; electronic nicotine products; consumer perceptions; surveillance; point of sale
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Prof. Dr. Victoria Banyard
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School of Social Work, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ, USA
Interests: prevention; violence; resilience; relationship and sexual violence prevention; program evaluation
Dr. Franca Barbic
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1. Department of Biomedical Sciences, Humanitas University, 20090 Pieve Emanuele, Milan, Italy
2. Internal Medicine, Humanitas Clinical and Research Center - IRCCS, 20089 Rozzano, Milan, Italy
Interests: occupational and environmental health; cardiovascular autonomic nervous system and work ability; shift work; sleep disorders; syncope and orthostatic intolerance syndromes; heart rate, blood pressure and respiratory activity variability
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Prof. Dr. Margo Barker
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Food and Nutrition Group, Department of Service Sector Management, Sheffield Business School, Sheffield Hallam University, S1 1WB Sheffield, UK
Interests: food choice; diet; nutrition; epidemiology; public health
Prof. Dr. Heiko Becher
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Department of Medical Biometry and Epidemiology, University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf, 20246 Hamburg, Germany
Interests: social epidemiology; migrant research; stroke; cancer; statistical methods in epidemiology
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Dr. Katy J. L. Bell
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Section Board Member
Sydney School of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine and Health, University of Sydney, Sydney 2006, Australia
Interests: evidence-based health policy; decarbonisation of health care; clinical epidemiology; health services research; health technology assessment; screening and diagnostic test evaluation; medical overuse; overdiagnosis
Dr. Francesco Bellanti
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Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, Institute of Internal Medicine, University of Foggia, 71029 Foggia, Italy
Interests: redox biology; mitochondria; senescence; translational research; stem cells
Prof. Dr. Karen A. Bonuck
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Department of Family Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, 1300 Morris Park Ave, Bronx, NY 10461, USA
Interests: pediatric sleep health; pediatric sleep problems; early childhood feeding; early childhood sleep; developmental disabilities
Dr. Alberto Borraccino
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Department of Public Health and Paediatrics, University of Torino, 10126 Torino, Italy
Interests: public health; programme planning and evaluation; health promotion; health education; adolescents health; quantitative methods; qualitative approaches in research
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Prof. Dr. Hans Bosma
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Department of Social Medicine, CAPHRI Research School, Maastricht University, P.O. Box 616, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
Interests: socioeconomic determinants of health; psychosocial factors and health; quantitative research methods; life-course epidemiology; type 2 diabetes; quality of life; social participation
Dr. Soufiane Boufous
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Transport and Road Safety (TARS) Research, School of Aviation, University of New South Wales (UNSW), Sydney, Australia
Interests: road safety; data linkage; injury prevention; transport crashes in the media; burden of road trauma
Dr. Stergios Boussios
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1. Faculty of Life Sciences & Medicine, School of Cancer & Pharmaceutical Sciences, King's College London, London SE1 9RT, UK
2. Medway NHS Foundation Trust, Windmill Road, Gillingham, Kent ME7 5NY, UK
Interests: ovarian cancer; cervical cancer; carcinoma of unknown primary; prostate cancer, renal cancer, colorectal cancer; cancer in pregnancy; metastatic spinal cord compression; cancer and autoimmune diseases
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Prof. Dr. Deborah J. Bowen
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Prof. Dr. Carmela Bravaccio
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Department of Translational Medicine, Federico II University, 80131 Naples, Italy
Interests: autism; child psychiatric; Rett syndrome; depression; psychofarmacology in children
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Prof. Dr. Arthur L. Brody
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1. Department of Psychiatry, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093, USA
2. Department of Psychiatry, Veterans Administration San Diego Healthcare System (VASDHS), San Diego, CA 92161, USA
Interests: tobacco use disorder; positron emission tomography; treatment of cigarette smoking; brain imaging; substance use disorders
Prof. Dr. Iain Broom
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Centre for Obesity Research and Epidemiology (CORE), School of Pharmacy and Life Sciences, Robert Gordon University, Garthdee Road, Aberdeen AB10 7QB, UK
Interests: diabetes; obesity; metabolism; nutrition; trauma; sepsis
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Dr. Carlos Brotons
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Research Unit, Sardenya Primary Health Care Center, Biomedical Research Institute Sant Pau, 08025 Barcelona, Spain
Interests: cardiovascular disease prevention; primary health care; general practice; health promotion; cardiovascular diseases; dyslipidemias; risk factors
Assoc. Prof. Stephanie Broyles
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Contextual Risk Factors Laboratory, Pennington Biomedical Research Center, 6400 Perkins Avenue, Baton Rouge, LA 70808, USA
Interests: physical activity; obesity; built environment; social environment; social determinants of health; health equity
Prof. Dr. Lauri O. Byerley
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Sports and Health Sciences, School of Health Sciences, American Public University System, Charles Town, WV 25414, USA
Interests: diet; gut microbiome; body composition; cancer cachexia; sports nutrition; assessment of dietary intake and the role of dietary constituents on health; nutrition education of health science students
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