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Prof. Dr. Jon Øyvind Odland
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Section Editor-in-Chief
Department of Public Health and Nursing, UiT The Arctic University of Norway, 9037 Tromso, Norway
Interests: inequality in health; environment and health; climate change and health; pregnancy and early childhood health; epidemiology and population registries
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Special Issue in International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health: Teenage Reproductive Health: Pregnancy, Contraception, Unsafe Abortion, Fertility
Special Issue in International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health: Persistent Toxic Substances and Their Influence on Reproductive Health, Child Development, Adolescent Development, and Adult Health
Special Issue in International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health: Human Health in the Arctic
Special Issue in International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health: Selected Papers from the 1st International Electronic Conference on Environmental Health Sciences
Special Issue in International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health: Feature Papers: Global Health
Special Issue in International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health: Selected Papers from the 2nd International Electronic Conference on Environmental Health Sciences
Special Issue in International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health: Selected Papers from the 3rd International Electronic Conference on Environmental Research and Public Health--Public Health Issues in the Context of the COVID-19 Pandemic
Special Issue in International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health: Infectious Diseases & Epidemiology
Special Issue in International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health: Human Health in the Arctic 2021
Special Issue in International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health: Feature Paper: Advance in Global Health
Prof. Dr. Zoltan Sarnyai
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College of Public Health, Medicine and Veterinary Science, James Cook University, Townsville, Queensland 4811, Australia
Interests: psychiatric neuroscience; social and biological determinants of mental health; aboriginal and torres strait islander health and social & emotional well-being; stress and allostatic load; behavioural neuroscience; psychopharmacology
Dr. Jennifer M. Grossman
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Wellesley Centers for Women, Wellesley College, Wellesley, MA 02481, USA
Interests: adolescent development; sexual risk and prevention; family sexuality communication; teen-family relationships; evaluation of preventive programs; qualitative and mixed-methods approaches
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Prof. Dr. Peter Congdon
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Department of Geography and Life Sciences Institute, Queen Mary University of London, Mile End Road, London E1 4NS, UK
Interests: chronic disease epidemiology; urban environments and health; spatial epidemiology; health geography; mental ill health; suicidology
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Prof. Dr. Christos Hadjichristodoulou
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Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, Faculty of Medicine University of Thessaly, 22 Papakyriazi Street, 41222 Larissa, Greece
Interests: epidemiology, surveillance of infectious diseases; vector-borne diseases; zoonoses; environmental health and hygiene
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Dr. Alesia Ferguson
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Built Environment Department, College of Science and Technology, North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University, Greensboro, NC 27411, USA
Interests: risk assessment and dermal adherence and exposures; human activity patterns and exposures; outreach and education focused on exposure in and around the home; occupational exposure in the service industries
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Dr. Deborah Askew
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Faculty of Medicine, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, QLD 4072, Australia
Interests: indigenous health; primary health care; social determinants of health; equity
Prof. Dr. Gabriele Doblhammer
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Department of Economics and Social Sciences, Institute for Sociology and Demography, University of Rostock, 18057 Rostock, Germany
Interests: trends and patterns in health, morbidity, care needs, and dementia; factors influencing health and mortality in the CV; impact of medical interventions on morbidity and mortality, and in particular on dementia
Dr. Jianwei Shi
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School of Medicine, Shanghai Jiao Tong University School of Medicine, 200025 Shanghai, China
Interests: health policy; health management; primary care; chronic disease management; evaluation
Prof. Dr. Xiaoguang Li
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School of Public Health, Shanghai Jiao Tong University School of Medicine, Shanghai 200025, China
Interests: chronic disease; tumor chemoprevention and immunoprevention; crosstalk between lifestyles and host immune homeostasis
Prof. Dr. Hai Fang
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China Center for Health Development Studies, Peking University, Beijing 100083, China
Interests: health economic evaluation; vaccine economics; health policy
Dr. Yanfeng Zhou
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School of Public Health, Shanghai Jiao Tong University School of Medicine, Shanghai 200025, China
Interests: chronic disease prevention and control; biomedical engineering; biological effects of biomedical materials; the environmental impacts of engineered biomedical materials; fluorescence imaging analysis
Dr. Heng Choon (Oliver) Chan
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Teaching Laboratory for Forensics and Criminology, Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Interests: psychological criminology; Asian criminology; psychology and the law; sexual violence; violent offending; stalking behavior; bullying behavior
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Dr. Marco Fabbri
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Dr. Raheem Paxton
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Department of Community Medicine and Population Health, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487, USA
Interests: health disparities; physical activity; rural health; diet; sedentary behavior; breast cancer; breast cancer risk; woman diet and lifestyle; cancer nutrition
Prof. Dr. Eitan Mijiritsky
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Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery and Maxillofacial Surgery, Tel-Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, 699342 Tel Aviv, Israel
Interests: prosthetic implant dentistry; oral implantology
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Dr. Stefano Lazzer
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School of Sport and Exercise, Department of Medicine, University of Udine, 33100 Udine, Italy
Interests: obesity; energy expenditure; physical activity; muscle fatigue; substrate oxidation
Prof. Dr. Agnieszka Drosdzol-Cop
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Department of Pregnancy Pathology, Medical University of Silesia, 40-211 Katowice, Poland
Interests: pediatric and adolescent gynecology; menstrual disorders; endometriosis; chronic pelvic pain; endocrine disorders and sexual abuse of minors as well as clinical sexology
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Prof. Dr. Lonnie R. Snowden

School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94610, USA
Interests: mental health disparities; mental health policy; functional impairment; mental illness population health; COVID and mental illness
Dr. Jason L. Salemi
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College of Public Health, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL 33612, USA
Interests: pediatric and perinatal epidemiology; birth defects; surveillance methodologies
Dr. Ruth E Taylor-Piliae
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College of Nursing, The University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85721, USA
Interests: cardiovascular disease; chronic disease; health promotion; healthy aging; integrative health; interventions; lifestyle behaviors; physical activity; physiological; prevention; psychological; quantitative methods; self-management; social determinants; symptoms
Prof. Dr. Thomas E. Dorner
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Karl-Landsteiner Institute for Health Promotion Research, Gesundheitsplatz 1, 3454 Sitzenberg-Reidling, Austria
Interests: public health; health promotion; disease prevention; lifestyle; physical activity; nutrition; social capital
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Dr. Marcello Covino
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Emergency Department, A. Gemelli University HospitalFoundation - IRCCS, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Rome, Italy
Interests: medical and surgical emergencies in older adults; acute diverticulitis; acute pancreatitis; sepsis, infection in emergency; procalcitonin; Trauma; Head Trauma; early warning scores; COVID-19; COVID-19 in the elderly
Dr. Giuseppe Curcio
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Department of Applied Clinical and Biotechnological Sciences, University of L'Aquila, 67010 L'Aquila, Italy
Interests: memory; attention; neuropsychological assessment; sleep; executive functions; circadian rhythms; aging; neurodegenerative diseases
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Dr. Mary Anne Amalaradjou
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Department of Animal Science, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT 06269, USA
Interests: food safety; gut health; public health; controlling pathogens in food systems; understanding pathogen survival and persistence along the food chain, their virulence attributes and the application of probiotics to control foodborne pathogens; the efficacy of currently applied intervention (hurdle) technologies to reduce pathogen transmission during pre- and post-harvest processing of fresh produce, meat and dairy products; potential application of probiotics and functional foods in the prevention and treatment of gut pathologies; elucidating the molecular cross talk between diet, microbiome and host on all levels of regulation namely, genes, proteins and metabolites; developing evidence-based dietary interventions for restoring health and preventing chronic pathologies
Dr. Maxine H. Krengel
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VA Boston Healthcare, School of Medicine, Boston University, Boston, MA 02118, USA
Interests: neurotoxicants; central nervous system; biomarkers; exposures
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Dr. Sandra van Dijk
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Medical and Neuropsychology, Department of Health, Leiden University, Wassenaarseweg 52, 2333 AK Leiden, The Netherlands
Interests: health behavior; selfmanagement; chronic disease; ehealth; kidney diseaes
Prof. Dr. Emma Altobelli
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Department of Life, Public Health and Environmental Sciences, University of L’Aquila, 67100 L’Aquila, Italy
Interests: epidemiology; public health; screening; preventive medicine
Dr. Hayley Christian
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PLAYCE Research Group, School of Population and Global Health, Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, The University of Western Australia, Crawley, WA 6009, Australia
Interests: physical activity (adult and child); obesity; health and the built environment; health benefits of pet ownership; health promotion
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Dr. Julie Brown
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1. Injury Division, The George Institute for Global Health, Newtown, NSW 2042, Australia
2. Transurban Road Safety Centre at NeuRA, Randwick, NSW 2031, Australia
3. School of Medical Science, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia
Interests: child; road safety; injury prevention; neural injury; vehicle safety
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Prof. Dr. Massimo Corsalini
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Interdisciplinary Department of Medicine, University of Bari, 70121 Bari, Italy
Interests: dental materials; fixed and removable prosthesis; craniomandibular disorders; oral rehabilitation in post-surgical defects; nanomaterials in dental prostheses
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Prof. Dr. Hita-Contreras Fidel
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Department of Health Sciences, Faculty of Health Science, University of Jaen, 23071 Jaen, Spain
Interests: menopause; older adults; sarcopenia; fall prevention; exercise; active aging
Prof. Dr. Jeffrey L. Derevensky
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Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology, McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada
Interests: addiction; gambling disorders; behavioral addictions; gaming disorders; developmental psychopathology; clinical and school psychology; public policy
Prof. Dr. François Alla
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1. Department of Methodology and Innovation in Prevention, Bordeaux University Hospital, 33000 Bordeaux, France
2. Inserm UMR 1219-Bordeaux Population Health, University of Bordeaux, 33000 Bordeaux, France
Interests: public health; health policy; health promotion; prevention; complex interventions; health services research
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Prof. Dr. Martinez-Amat Antonio
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Department of Health Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Jaén, 23071 Jaén, Spain
Interests: gait speed; strength; quality of life and risk of falls in older adults
Dr. Gizachew Tessema
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School of Public Health, Curtin University, Perth, WA 6102, Australia
Interests: reproductive health; family planning; perinatal epidemiology; global health
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Prof. Dr. Ellen Glickman
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School of Health Sciences, Kent State University, Kent, OH 44240, USA
Interests: exercise; leisure and sport; health sciences; salt intake; blood pressure regulation; exercise physiology; environmental physiology; cardiac rehabilitation; clinical exercise physiology; environmental physiology with a special interest in cold exposure hypoxia and heat and how the individual responds to these physiological stressors; enhancing the cognitive and functional fitness of the older adult through exercise programs; enhancing human performance and cognitive function; physical activity; obesity
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Prof. Dr. Hideya Kodama
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Department of Maternity Child Nursing, Akita University Graduate School of Medicine and Faculty of Medicine, School of Health Science, 1-1-1 Hondo, Akita-shi 010-8543, Japan
Interests: lifelong developmental nursing
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Prof. Dr. Jonathan Foulds
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Department of Public Health Sciences, Penn State Cancer Institute, Hershey, PA 17033, USA
Interests: clinical, policy and research aspects of tobacco addiction; the role of reduced nicotine cigarettes and electronic cigarettes in reducing the harms to health from tobacco
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Prof. Dr. Narcis Gusi
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Physical Activity and Health-Related Quality of Life, Health Economics, Faculty of Sport Sciences, University of Extremadura, 10003 Caceres, Spain
Interests: neurosciences; health-related quality of life; exercise; physical activity; public health; health economics; brain; motor fitness; motor pattern; global health
Prof. Dr. Jean-Claude Thill
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Department of Geography and Earth Sciences, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Charlotte, NC 28223, USA
Interests: spatial analysis; spatial statistics; spatial machine learning; network analysis; computational social science; geospatial big data analytics; urban analytics; spatial-time modeling
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Dr. Jacqueline Ramke
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1. International Centre for Eye Health, Clinical Research Department, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, UK
2. Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Population Health, The University of Auckland, Private Bag 92019, Auckland 1142, New Zealand
Interests: health equity; access to health services; epidemiology; routinely collected data/health information systems; evidence synthesis; knowledge to action
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Dr. Jonine Jancey
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Collaboration for Evidence, Research, Impact in Public Health (CERIPH), School of Public Health, Curtin University, Perth, WA 6845, Australia
Interests: electronic cigarettes; physical activity and nutrition; overweight obesity and intervention research
Prof. Dr. Eleonora Nucera
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Dipartimento di Medicina e chirurgia traslazionale, Fondazione Policlinico Universitario A. Gemelli-IRCCS, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore di Roma, 00168 Rome, Italy
Interests: food allergy; latex allergy; drug allergy; imenoptera allergy; asthma; urticaria
Prof. Dr. Arjan Vissink
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Faculty of Medical Sciences, University of Groningen, 9712 CP Groningen, The Netherlands
Interests: saliva; xerostomia; oral medicine; Sjögren's syndrome; dental implantology; side effect of head and neck radiotherapy
Dr. Sven Bremberg
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Department of Global Public Health, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
Interests: the intersection between understanding structural determinants of child and adolescent health and public policy
Prof. Dr. Carla Berg
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Department of Prevention and Community Health, School of Public Health, George Washington University, Washington, DC 20052, USA
Interests: tobacco control; youth tobacco prevention; alternative tobacco product use; social determinants of substance use; tobacco marketing
Prof. Dr. José Carmelo Adsuar Sala
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Promoting a Healthy Society (PHeSo) Research Group, Faculty of Sport Sciences, University of Extremadura, 10003 Cáceres, Spain
Interests: global health; physical and sports activities as a strategy to promote a healthy society; physical activity interventions; exercise training physical exercise; physical health; assessment of physical capacity; health, quality of life in groups of subjects and active lifestyle (elderly; children, type 2 diabetes, Parkinson, etc.); balance and muscle strength; rehabilitation; osteoporosis; fall prevention; validity and reliability of physical fitness testing; active tourism, outdoor behavioral healthcare, wilderness therapy, forest bathing, shinrin-yoku, buddhist walking
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Dr. Florian Fischer
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Institute of Gerontological Health Services and Nursing Research, Ravensburg-Weingarten University of Applied Sciences, 88250 Weingarten, Germany
Interests: public health; global health; digitalization and health; health communication; epidemiology; health services research; nursing research
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Dr. Jessica L. Lucero
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Department of Sociology, Social Work and Anthropology, Utah State University, Logan, UT 8432, USA
Interests: intimate partner violence; neighborhood effects; community engagement; refugee services; and housing/homelessness
Prof. Dr. Lorys Castelli
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Department of Psychology, University of Turin, 10124 Torino, Italy
Interests: alexithymia; emotional regulation; psychological distress; depression; pain; psycho-oncology; post-traumatic growt
Dr. Brigitte Vollmer
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Clinical and Experimental Sciences, University of Southampton, Southampton, Hampshire SO16 6YD, UK
Interests: neonatal and paediatric neurology; developmental neurology; brain development
Prof. Daniel Boduszek
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Department of Psychology, University of Huddersfield, Queensgate, Huddersfield HD1 3DH, UK
Interests: psychopathy; criminal social identity; mental health of prisoners; recidivism; prisonization
Prof. Dr. Silvia Sara Canetto
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Department of Psychology, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO 80523, USA
Interests: diversity (i.e., gender; sexualities; age; social class; physical health; culture; nationality) issues in suicidal behaviors and hastened death (e.g., assisted suicide; euthanasia; medical-aid-in-dyin
Prof. Dr. Joachim G. Voss
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Sarah Cole Hirsh Institute for Evidence-Based Practice, Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH 44106, USA
Interests: symptom management; HIV; genomics; evidence-based practice; clinical data; community-based implementation; global health; doctoral education; leadership and mitigation strategies
Dr. Dagrun Engeset
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Department of Nutrition and Public Health, University of Agder, 4630 Kristiansand, Norway
Interests: nutrition epidemiology; public health nutrition; diet assessment methods; public health; lifecourse nutrition; dietary patterns
Prof. Dr. Annalee Yassi
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School of Population and Public Health, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
Interests: health of healthcare workers; occupational infectious diseases; North–South partnerships; ethics of global health research; linking environmental threats and the social determination of health; globalization and health
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Dr. Vincenzo Russo
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Faculty of Communication, Public relations and AdvertisingDepartment of Business, Law, Economics and Consumption “Carlo A. Ricciardi”IULM University, Milan, Italy
Interests: neuromanagement; neuroscience and decision making process; consumer behavior and emotional engagement; neuromarketing and advertising psychology
Prof. Dr. Terry Cronan
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Department of Psychology, College of Sciences, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA 92182-4611, USA
Interests: health interventions; chronic illness; fibromyalgia; osteoarthritis; racial and ethnic health disparities
Dr. Lillian Mwanri
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College of Medicine and Public Health, Flinders University, Adelaide, SA 5042, Australia
Interests: aging; healthy aging; public health; migrants health; global health; HIV; lifestyle medicine; communicable disease; non-communicable disease; epidemiology; sexual and reproductive health and mental health
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Prof. Sumio Akifusa
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School of Oral Health Sciences, Kyushu Dental University, Kitakyushu 803-8580, Japan
Interests: oral care; education for dental hygienist and oral hygiene student; gerodontology; oral functions, swallowing function in older adults
Dr. Stefano Ferracuti
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Department of Human Neurosciences, “Sapienza” University of Rome, 00185 Rome, Italy
Interests: neuroscience; psychology; health professions; environment science; forensic science
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Prof. Dr. Joseph B. Guttenplan
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1. Department of Basic Science, New York University College of Dentistry, New York, NY 10010, USA
2. Department of Environmental Medicine, New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY 10019, USA
Interests: induction of DNA repair; tobacco carcinogens; detect DNA damage; human oral tissue; effects of nutaceuticals and tobacco on gene expression
Prof. Dr. Alex R. Piquero
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1. School of Economic, Political, and Policy Sciences, Political and Policy Sciences, University of Texas at Dallas, Dallas, TX 75080, USA
2. Faculty of Arts, Monash University, 3800 Melbourne, Australia
Interests: criminal careers; quantitative research methods; crime policy; race/immigration
Prof. Dr. Veronique Billat
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Unité de Biologie Intégrative des Adaptations à l’Exercice, Université Paris-Saclay, Univ Evry, 91000 Evry-Courcouronnes, France
Interests: training; performance; oxygen consumption; endurance modelling; oxygen kinetics
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Dr. Hassan Vally
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School of Psychology and Public Health, College of Science, Health and Engineering, La Trobe University, Bundoora, VIC 3086, Australia
Interests: nutrition; child health; epidemiological methods; water and sanitation; infectious diseases
Prof. Dr. Mauro Ceccanti
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Department of Clinical Medicine, Viale del Policlinico, 00161 Rome, Italy
Interests: alcohol abuse and alcoholism; alcoholic liver disease; alcohol detoxification
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Prof. Dr. Maria Rosaria Anna Muscatello
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Department of Biomedical and Dental Sciences and Morphofunctional Imaging, University of Messina, 98124 Messina, Italy
Interests: augmentation strategies in partial- and no-responder mental disorders; mainly schizophrenia and obsessive-compulsive disorders; the role of negative emotions in mental health/illness and in physical illnesses, anger and aggression as transnosographic; dimensional factors; comorbidity issues; the role of urban/built environment on mental health/illness and psychiatry genetics
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Dr. Alison Reid
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School of Public Health, Curtin University, 6102 Perth, Australia
Interests: occupational health and safety of migrant workers; the health effects of low dose asbestos exposure
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Prof. Dr. Sharon Manne
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Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey, 195 Little Albany Street, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, USA
Interests: psychological impact of cancer; cancer prevention and control; behavioral interventions to improve skin cancer surveillance and sun protection; psychological interventions to improve quality of life for cancer survivors; cancer survivorship
Dr. Tomoko Takamiya
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Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, Tokyo Medical University, Tokyo 1608402, Japan
Interests: lifestyles and CVD risk factors; epidemiology
Prof. Dr. Youngjo Lee
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Laboratory Hierarchical Likelihood, Department of Statistics, Seoul National University, Seoul 08826, Korea
Interests: extension and application of hierarchical GLMs and (hierarchical or h) likelihood theory; software development for random effect models; their applications to genetics; image and quality improvements
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Prof. Dr. Rafael Toledo
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Department of Parasitology, University of Valencia , 46010 València, Spain
Interests: intestinal helminths; trematodes; immunoparasitology; echinostomes; immune response; resistance; susceptibility; chronic infections; tropical diseases
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Dr. Damaskini Valvi
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Department of Environmental Medicine and Public Health, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, NY 10029, USA
Interests: maternal and child health; environmental health; endocrine disruptors; exposome; obesity; diabetes; liver disease
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Prof. Dr. Christopher L. Drake
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Henry Ford Health System, Sleep Disorders and Research Center, Detroit, MI 48202, USA
Interests: Sleep and health effects of shift work
Prof. Dr. Manoj Sharma
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School of Public Health, Jackson State University, 1400 John R. Lynch St, Jackson, MS 39217, USA
Interests: evidence-based health behavior research; integrative health; CBPR
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Dr. Sara Holmberg
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1. Department of Research and Development, Region Kronoberg, Box 1223, 351 12 Växjö, Sweden
2. Unit for Environmental Epidemiology, Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Lund University, 221 00 Lund, Sweden
Interests: musculoskeletal disorder; rehabilitation; physical activity; diet; nutrition; diabetes; primary care; occupational health; lifestyle; public health; epidemiology
Prof. Dr. Yasutake Tomata
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Faculty of Health and Social Services, Kanagawa University of Human Services, Kanagawa 221-8686, Japan
Interests: epidemiology; public health; nutrition; healthy aging; dementia; frailty
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Prof. Dr. John F. Rothrock
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Department of Neurology, School of Medicine, George Washington University, Washington, DC 20037, USA
Interests: neurological diseases; atrial fibrillation; clinical neurology; stroke; headache
Dr. Massimo Leone
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Department of Neurology, Neuroalgology Unit, The Foundation of the Carlo Besta Neurological Institute, IRCCS, via Celoria 11, 20133 Milano, Italy
Interests: sub-saharan Africa; HIV; primary care; education; innovation; neurology; epilepsy; stroke; prevention; telemedicine; community medicine; global neurology; developing countries
Prof. Dr. Jane Clougherty
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Department of Environmental and Occupational Health, Dornsife School of Public Health, Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
Interests: social susceptibility to environmental pollution; air pollution; spatial analysis; GIS; social epidemiology
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Prof. Dr. Alberto Rainoldi
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NeuroMuscular Function Research Group, School of Exercise and Sport Sciences, Department of Medical Sciences, University of Torino, 10143 Turin, Italy
Interests: physical exercise; physical health; assessment of physical capacity; active lifestyle in children and older adults; muscle strength
Dr. Sharon Sagiv
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1. Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, CA 94704, USA
2. Center for Environmental Research and Children's Health, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, CA 94704, USA
Interests: how early life exposure to environmental toxicants/chemicals influence childhood health/neurodevelopment
Prof. Dr. Michael D. Freeman
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1. Faculty of Health, Medicine and Life Sciences, Maastricht University, 6211 LK Maastricht, The Netherlands
2. Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, OR 97035, USA
Interests: forensic medicine; forensic epidemiology; injury epidemiology/causation; injury biomechanics
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Prof. Dr. Hyeongsu Kim
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Department of Preventive Medicine, Konkuk University School of Medicine, Seoul 05030, Korea
Interests: community and population health; health promotion; management of chronic disease; health policy and management; health service research
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Dr. Laurent Mourot
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EA3920-Prognostic Markers and Regulatory Factors of Heart and Vascular Diseases, and Exercise Performance, Health, Innovation Platform, Univ. Bourgogne Franche-Comté, 25000 Besançon, France
Interests: exercise physiology; non-pharmacological intervention; cardiovascular system
Prof. Dr. Daniela De Venuto
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Department of Electrical and Information Engineering, Politecnico di Bari, 70126 Bari 4, Italy
Interests: electronics; sensors
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Prof. Dr. A. Dick Vethaak
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Deltares (and VU University Amsterdam), Boussinesqweg 1, 2629 HV Delft, The Netherlands
Interests: plastic litter; nanoparticles; micro- and nanoplastics; emerging contaminants; endocrine disruption; mixture toxicity; ecosystem health; human health effects of chemicals and fine particles
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Prof. Dr. Adam O. Goldstein
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Department of Family Medicine, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
Interests: tobacco use; tobacco policy; tobacco treatment; tobacco-related cancers; smoking cesssation; e-cigarettes
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Prof. Dr. Alessandro Tognetti
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Information Engineering Department, University of Pisa and Research Center "E. Piaggio” Largo L. Lazzarino 1, 56122 Pisa, Italy
Interests: biomedical engineering; sensing technologies; soft sensors; motion capture; data fusion; biomechanics; rehabilitation; wearable sensors and technologies
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Prof. Dr. Eva Schernhammer
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Department of Epidemiology, Center for Public Health, Medical University of Vienna, Kinderspitalgasse 15, 1st Floor / room 124B, 1090 Vienna, Austria
Interests: epidemiology; public health; statistics; meta-analysis; observational studies; biomarker; cancer; chronic diseaseses; neurodegnerative diseases; cardiovascular; cardiometabolic disease; sleep; circadian rhythms; occupation; environmental exposures; genetics
Prof. Dr. Mario Malerba
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Department of Traslational Medicine, Università del Piemonte Orientale, Head of Respiratory Unit, S.Andrea Hospital, Vercelli, Italy
Interests: Eosinophilic Allergic Severe Asthma; biomarkers of airway inflammation; Exhaled nitric oxide; Induced Sputum; airway hyperresponsiveness
Dr. Hiroshi Kadotani
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Department of Psychiatry, Shiga University of Medical Science, Otsu, Japan
Interests: sleep apnea; sleep disordered breathing; sleep medicine; mental health; epidemiology
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Prof. Dr. Francesco Pistelli
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Pulmonary Unit, Cardiothoracic and Vascular Department, University Hospital of Pisa, via Paradisa 2, 56124 Cisanello, Pisa, Italy
Interests: epidemiology of respiratory diseases; symptoms and risk factors; with particular reference to COPD and tobacco smoke; Prevention and treatment of tobacco smoking; Respiratory function in general population samples and clinical series; Derivation of reference equations for respiratory function tests; Lung cancer screening with low dose chest computed tomography
Prof. Dr. Hyuma Makizako
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Department of Physical Therapy, School of Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, Kagoshima University, Kagoshima, Japan
Interests: geriatric physical therapy; frailty and sarcopenia in older adults
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Prof. Dr. Flora Tzelepis
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School of Medicine and Public Health, Faculty of Health and Medicine, University of Newcastle, Callaghan, New South Wales 2308, Australia
Interests: multiple health risk factors; smoking cessation; chronic disease prevention; priority populations
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Prof. Dr. Gea Oliveri Conti
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Department of Medical, Surgical Sciences and Advanced Technologies “G.F. Ingrassia”, University of Catania, 95124 Catania CT, Italy
Interests: food and environmental hygiene; environmental epidemiology; cancer risk assessment; no communicable diseases risk assessment; water management
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Prof. Dr. Caterina Pesce
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Department of Movement, Human and Health Sciences, University of Rome "Foro Italico", 00135 Rome, Italy
Interests: exercise and cognition research; and secondarily also motor coordination across the lifespan
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Prof. Dr. Denis Bourgeois
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Laboratory “Systemic Health Care”, University Lyon, 69003 Lyon, France
Interests: chronic diseases; public health; health policy; oral health; oral microbiota
Prof. Dr. Ko-Ling Chan
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Department of Applied Social Sciences, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong, China
Interests: child maltreatment; intimate partner violence; child and family poly-victimisation; chinese migration and child welfare
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Dr. Sara C Hitchman
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King's College London, London SE5 9RJ, UK
Interests: tobacco control policy; global health; cigarettes; e-cigarettes; heated tobacco products; harm reduction
Dr. Alessandro Federico
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Department of Hepato-Gastroenterology, School of Medicine, University of Campania “Luigi Vanvitelli”,via Pansini 5, 80131 Naples, Italy
Interests: liver disease; NASH; HBV; HCV; HCC
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Prof. Dr. Henri-Jean Aubin
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Centre de Recherche en Epidémiologie et Santé des Populations (CESP), French Institute of Health and Medical Research (INSERM) U 1018, University Paris-Saclay, Hopital Paul Brousse AP-HP, 94800 Villejuif, France
Interests: pharmacotherapy in substance use disorders; psychotherapy in substance use disorders; outcome measures in substance use disorders; harm reduction in substance use disorders; addictive and psychiatric comorbidities; suicidality in substance use disorders; COVID-19
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Prof. Dr. Riku W. Nikander
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Gerontology Research Center, University of Jyväskylä, Finland; GeroCenter Foundation, Jyväskylä, Finland
Interests: exercise training; rehabilitation; osteoporosis; falls and bone structure
Prof. Dr. Tetsuo Nomiyama
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Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, Shinshu University School of Medicine, Matsumoto, Nagano 390-8621, Japan
Interests: environmental and occupational medicine; environmental and occupational toxicology; biological monitoring; epidemiology; environmental impacts on pregnancy; pregnancy outcome; and early child development
Prof. Dr. Mildred E. Warner
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Department of City and Regional Planning, 215 W. Sibley Hall, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853, USA
Interests: planning; rural health; aging; children; family
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Prof. Dr. Emmanouil Pikoulis
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3rd Department of Surgery, “Attikon” University General Hospital, National and Kapodistrian, University of Athens (NKUA), 11527 Athens, Greece
Interests: general surgery; trauma; emergency medicine; disaster management
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Prof. Dr. Maria Chironna
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Hygiene Section, Department of Biomedical Sciences and Human Oncology, University of Bari, 70121 Bari, Italy
Interests: molecular epidemiology; health surveillance and promotion; influenza; influenza vaccination; HIV; sexually transmitted infections; HAV; viral hepatitis infectious disease epidemiology; field epidemiology; outbreak investigation; immunizations; pneumococcal vaccination; epidemiology; antibiotic resistance; vaccine preventable infections; foodborne diseases; vector-borne disease; effectiveness of vaccines; communication on vaccines and vaccinations
Dr. Hee-Jung Song
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Department of Nutrition and Food Science, University of Maryland College Park, 0112 Skinner Building, College Park, MD 20742, USA
Interests: diet-related chronic disease prevention and management; childhood obesity; sustainable food system (food waste and food recovery); health promotion; health disparity; CB
Prof. Dr. Sherry Hamby
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Department of Psychology, University of the South, 735 University Ave, Sewanee, TN 3738, USA
Interests: victimization; resilience; measurement
Prof. Dr. Eleanor Holroyd
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School of Clinical Sciences, Faculty of Health and Environmental Sciences, AUT University, Private Bag 92006, 1142 Auckland, New Zealand
Interests: women's health; migrant and vulnerable populations; sexual and reproductive health; ethnography; grounded theory; mixed method
Dr. Asad Khan
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School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences, The University of Queensland, Brisbane 4072, Australia
Interests: physical activity; sedentary behaviour; psychosocial health; adolescent health; immigrant health; biostatistics; epidemiology
Prof. Dr. Antoine Flahault
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1. Swiss School of Public Health (SSPH+), Hirschengraben 82, 8001 Zürich, Switzerland
2. Institute of Global Health, Faculty of Medicine, University of Geneva, CH-1202, 8001 Geneva, Switzerland
Interests: global health; public health; travel and migrant health medicine; biomathematics
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Dr. Michela Baccini
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Department of Statistics, Computer Science, Applications, University of Florence, 50121 Florence, Italy
Interests: biostatistics; environmental epidemiology; health impact assessment; meta-analysis
Dr. Kairi Kõlves
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Australian Institute for Suicide Research and Prevention, School of Applied Psychology, Griffith University, Brisbane 4000, Australia
Interests: epidemiology of suicidal behavior; child suicidal behavior; suicide methods; impact of alcohol on suicidality
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Prof. Dr. Beatrice A. Golomb
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Department of Medicine, University of California, San Diego, CA 92093-0995, USA
Interests: Gulf War illness; organophosphate and carbamate effects
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Prof. Dr. Edward F. Fitzgerald
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Departments of Environmental Health Sciences and Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health University at Albany, State University of New York, One University Place, Rensselaer, NY 12144, USA
Interests: human health effects of persistent organic pollutants; environmental epidemiology; reproductive epidemiology; neuroepidemiology; exposure assessment, PCBs, dioxins, and other persistent organic pollutants
Prof. Dr. Takaaki Tomofuji
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Department of Community Oral Health, School of Dentistry, Asahi University, 1851 Hozumi, Mizuho, Gifu 501-0296, Japan
Interests: oral health; oral diseases; eating behaviors; anti-oxidants; biomarkers; epidemiology
Prof. Dr. Philip J. Lupo
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1. Department of Pediatrics, Section of Hematology-Oncology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
2. Texas Children's Cancer Center, Texas Children's Hospital, Houston, TX 77030, USA
Interests: molecular epidemiology; childhood cancer; birth defects; cancer predisposition in children; gene-environment interactions
Prof. Dr. Fred Paas
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1. Institute of Psychology, Erasmus School of Social and Behavioural Sciences (ESSB), Erasmus University Rotterdam, 3062 PA Rotterdam, The Netherlands
2. School of Education/Early Start, University of Wollongong, Northfields Ave, Wollongong NSW 2522, Australia
Interests: cognitive load theory; design of learning environments; movement and cognition
Prof. Dr. Susan Prescott
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1. Division of Paediatrics, School Medicine, University of Western, Australia, Perth WA 6009, Australia
2. The ORIGINS Project, Telethon Kids Institute, Perth, WA 6009, Australia
3. Department of Immunology, Perth Children's Hospital, Perth, WA 6009, Australia
4. inVIVO Planetary Health, of the Worldwide Universities Network (WUN), West New York, NJ 10704, USA
Interests: planetary health; ecological and social Justice; clinical ecology; the microbiome and dysbiotic drift; value systems; narrative health; dysbiotic diseases (noncommunicable diseases [NCDs]); early life risk factors for inflammation; early onset NCD such as allergy; obesity and mental health; nature relatedness; positive emotional assets; birth cohorts; early interventions; disease prevention; integrative cross sectoral approaches to personal and planetary health
Prof. Dr. Kevin Pottie
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(1) C.T. Lamont Primary Health Care Research Centre, Bruyère Research Institute, Ottawa, ON K1R 6M1, Canada
(2) Department of Family Medicine, School of Epidemiology, Public Health and Preventive Medicine, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON K1N 6N5, Canada
Interests: health inequities for vulnerable populations; primary care access and guidelines for immigrants and refugees; community based research; infectious diseases and NCD in migrant populations
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Prof. Dr. Teodor T. Postolache
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Mood and Anxiety Program, Department of Psychiatry, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
Interests: suicide; mood disorders; sleep and biological rhythms; seasonal affective disorder; perinatal and postpartum depression; chronobiology (shift work, jet-lag, circadian shifting, light treatment); neuroimmunology; allergens/allergy and emotional/behavioral dysregulation; infections, brain, and behavior; traumatic brain injury
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Prof. Dr. Fabrizio Stracci
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Registro Tumori dell’Umbria, Università di Perugia, 06123 Perugia, Italy
Interests: public health; epidemiology; cancer epidemiology; cancer prevention; prevention; screening
Prof. Dr. Laura L. Hayman
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Department of Nursing, College of Nursing & Health Sciences, University of Massachusetts Boston, Boston, MA O2125-3393, USA
Interests: child and adolescent health; prevention of obesity and cardiovascular disease; social and behavioral determinants of Health
Dr. Shanta R. Dube
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Levine College of Health Sciences, Wingate University, Wingate, NC 28174, USA
Interests: epidemiology; stress and health; social and behavioral health; training and curriculum
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Dr. Ike Okosun
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Georgia State University, Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
Interests: chronic diseases epidemiology; epidemiology of metabolic syndrome; epidemiology of chronic diseases in populations of african origin; immigrant health; data management and analyses; secondary data analysis
Prof. Dr. Gary W. Harper
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School of Public Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109-2029, USA
Interests: adolescents mental health and sexual health needs; transgender and gender diverse youth care; HIV prevention
Prof. Dr. Robin Haring
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Department of Epidemiology & Preventive Medicine, School of Public Health & Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Scenic Blvd & Wellington Road, Clayton VIC 3800, Australia
Interests: global Health; epidemiology; biomarker; e-health
Dr. Dora Il’yasova
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School of Public Health, Georgia State University, 33 Gilmer Street SE Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
Interests: biomarker-based exposure assessment; biomarkers’ relationship to chronic conditions; cancer epidemiology
Prof. Dr. Paul Ward
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College of Medicine and Public Health, Flinders University, Adelaide SA 5001, Australia
Interests: consumer and carer perspectives; health services research; nutrition and dietetics; public health and health services; sociology; tobacco controc
Prof. Dr. Karel Allegaert
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1. Clinical Pharmacology and Pharmacotherapy, Department of Pharmaceutical and Pharmacological Sciences, KU Leuven, 3000 Leuven, Belgium
2. Woman and Child, Department of Development and Regeneration, KU Leuven, 3000 Leuven, Belgium
3. Department of Clinical Pharmacy, Erasmus MC Sophia Children’s Hospital, 3000 CA Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Interests: perinatal pharmacology; developmental pharmacology
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Prof. Dr. Lia C. Haskin Fernald
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Division of Community Health Sciences, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
Interests: psychosocial and biological determinants of health; obesity; overweight; and nutritional and epidemiologic transition; malnutrition; international child health and development; immigrant health; inequalities and health disparities; early experience; stress hormones; salivary cortisol
Dr. Sten H. Vermund
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Yale School of Public Health, Yale University, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
Interests: infectious disease epidemiology; HIV prevention; social determinants of disease; global health
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Prof. Dr. Brooks B. Gump
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Department of Public Health, Food Studies, and Nutrition, Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY 13244-3240, USA
Interests: cardiovascular disease risk in children; environmental toxicants; health disparities and socioeconomic status; stress and health
Prof. Dr. Fabrizio Bruschi
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Department of Translational Research, N.T.M.S., Università di Pisa, 56126 Pisa, Italy
Interests: immunology and diagnosis of human parasitic diseases; human infectious disease epidemiology; SDS-PAGE; western blotting; imnnunohistochemistry; biotechnology; PCR; gelatin zymography
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Prof. Dr. Anthony R. Mawson
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Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, Jackson State University, 350 West Woodrow Wilson Avenue, Room 229, Jackson, MS 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
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Prof. Dr. William Douglas Evans
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Departments of Prevention and Community Health and of Global Health, Milken Institute School of Public Health, The George Washington University, Washington, DC 20052, USA
Interests: behavior change communication; social marketing; digital technology; intervention research
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Prof. Dr. Stuart Gilmour
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Graduate School of Public Health, St. Luke’s International University, 5th Floor, Omura Susumu and Mieko Memorial Chuo-ku, Tokyo 105-0045, Japan
Interests: health inequality; quantitative health system assessment; statistics; epidemiology; public health
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Prof. Dr. Russell S. Kirby
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Department of Community and Family Health, College of Public Health, University of South Florida, 13201 Bruce B. Downs Blvd MDC56, Tampa, FL 33612, USA
Interests: perinatal/pediatric epidemiology; health services, birth defects, developmental disabilities; pregnancy outcomes, applications of spatial methods to the study of health and disease
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Prof. Dr. William Brieger
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Health Systems Program, Department of International Health, The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
Interests: social science research; community based public health programming
Prof. Dr. Johanne Sundby
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Department of Community Medicine and Global Health, University of Oslo, 0318 Oslo, Norway
Interests: maternal and reproductive health services; newborn and women's reproductive health and quality of care
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Prof. Dr. Sloane Burke Winkelman
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Public Health Programs Health Sciences, Department California State University, Northridge Jacaranda Hall (JD), 2501 Northridge, CA 91330, USA
Interests: migrant health
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Dr. Mirca Marini
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Department of Experimental and Clinical Medicine, Section of Anatomy and Histology, University of Florence, Largo Brambilla 3, 50134 Florence, Italy
Interests: physical and sport activities as a strategy to promote the functionality of the musculoskeletal system; physical efficiency; health and quality of life in groups of subjects (e.g. cancer patients; disabled; elderly; athletes); microscopic anatomy of normal and pathological human organs; embryology and organogenesis
Dr. Richard Norman
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School of Public Health, Curtin University, Kent St, Bentley WA 6102, Australia
Interests: health economics; health preferences; quality of life research
Prof. Dr. Shokoofeh Shamsi
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School of Animal & Veterinary Sciences Charles Sturt University, Boorooma St Locked Bag 588, Wagga Wagga, NSW 2678, Australia
Interests: parasitism; zoonoses; seafood safety; biosecurity
Dr. Jitse P. van Dijk
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1. Department of Community and Occupational Medicine, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, 9713 AV Groningen, The Netherlands
2. Olomouc University Social Health Institute, Palacky University Olomouc, 771 11 Olomouc, Czech Republic
3. Graduate School Kosice Institute for Society and Health, P.J. Safarik University in Kosice, 040 11 Kosice, Slovakia
Interests: mental health; adolescents; Roma health; religiosity/spirituality and health
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