Section Editors

Section Board for 'Global Health' (124)

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Prof. Dr. Jon Øyvind Odland
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Section Editor-in-Chief
Department of Community Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, The Norwegian University for Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway
Interests: reproductive health; epidemiology; environmental health; contaminants; arctic areas; infectious diseases; climate change
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Prof. Dr. Zoltan Sarnyai
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College of Public Health, Medicine and Veterinary Science, James Cook University, Townsville, Queensland, 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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Prof. Dr. Giovanni Benelli
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Department of Agriculture, Food and Environment, University of Pisa, via del Borghetto 80, 56124 Pisa, Italy
Interests: arthropod vectors; entomology; insect control; mosquitoes; nano-synthesis; nanoparticles; nano-pesticides; nanotechnology; non-target effects; ticks
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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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Prof. Dr. Ellen Glickman
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School of Health Sciences, Kent State University, Kent, OH 44240, United States
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Prof. 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
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Dr. Jonathan Foulds
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Cancer Institute H069, 500 University Drive, PO Box 850, Room#T3429. Hershey, PA 17033, USA
Interests: smokers; tobacco products; nicotine; therapeutics
Prof. 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, 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, 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, Roma, 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, 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
Dr. José Carmelo Adsuar
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Health, Economy, Motricity and Education (HEME) Research Group, Faculty of Sport Sciences, University of Extremadura, 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
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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
Dr. Alys Havard
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Centre for Big Data Research in Health, UNSW Sydney, Sydney NSW 2052, Australia
Interests: pharmacoepidemiology; drug safety; linked data; smoking cessation; maternal and child health
Dr. Lorys Castelli
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Department of Psychology, University of Turin, Italy
Interests: alexithymia; emotional regulation; psychological distress; depression; pain; psycho-oncology; post-traumatic growt
Dr. Brigitte Vollmer
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University of Southampton and University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust Tremona Road, 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. Silvia Sara Canetto
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Department of Psychology, Colorado State University, 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. Joachim Voss
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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; 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, 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
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
Assoc. Prof. Lillian Mwanri
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College of Medicine and Public Health, Flinders University, Adelaide, Australia
Interests: 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
Prof. 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, tThe University of Texas at Dallas, 800 W. Campbell Rd., GR 31, Richardson, TX 75080-3021, USA
2. Monash University, Wellington Rd, Clayton VIC 3800, Melbourne, Australia
Interests: criminal careers; quantitative research methods; crime policy; race/immigration
Prof. Dr. Veronique Billat
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University of Paris, Paris, France
Interests: training; performance; oxygen consumption; endurance modelling; oxygen kinetics
Dr. Hassan Vally
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Associate Professor in Public Health, 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 Mental Health ASL ROMA1, Sapienza University, Rome, postcode 00185, Italy
Interests: Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD); Alcohol Use Disturbe; Disease Alcohol-Induced Genetic and Epigenetic; Liver diseases
Prof. Dr. Maria Rosaria Anna Muscatello
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1. Department of Biomedical and Dental Sciences and Morphofunctional Imaging, University of Messina, 98125 Messina, Italy
2. Psychiatry Unit, University Hospital of Messina, Via Consolare Valeria 1, Contesse, Messina, 98125, Italy
Interests: psychopharmacology; treatment resistance; anger; negative emotions; psychosomatics; nutritional psychiatry; schizophrenia; personality disorders
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Alison Reid
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School of Public Health, Curtin University, Perth, Western Australia
Interests: occupational health and safety of migrant workers; and 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
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Tomoko Takamiya
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Tokyo Medical University 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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Department of Statistics, College of Natural Sciences, Seoul National University, NS40, San56-1, Shin Lim-Dong, Kwan Ak-Ku, Seoul 151-747, Korea
Interests: extension and application of hierarchical GLMs and (hierarchical or h) likelihood theory; software development for random effect models; and their applications to genetic; image and quality improvements
Prof. Dr. Rafael Toledo
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Área de Parasitología Departament of Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Technology and Parasitology Faculty of Pharmacy University of Valencia Av. Vicent Andrés Estellés s/n 46100-Burjassot Valencia, Spain
Interests: Immunoparasitology; Digenean Trematodes; Ecology of parasites; Systematics of parasites; Parasites and wildlife
Dr. Damaskini Valvi
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Department of Environmental Medicine and Public Health, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, NY, United States
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
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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Department of Health Informatics and Public Health, Tohoku University School of Medicine, Sendai, Japan
Interests: epidemiology; gerontology; nutrition
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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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Dr. Alberto Rainoldi
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NeuroMuscular Function Research Group (https://nmf-rg.org/) , 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
Prof. 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, Oregon 97035, Portland, 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, School of Medicine, Konkuk University, Seoul, Korea
Interests: community and population health; health promotion; management of chronic disease; health policy and management; health service research
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Assoc. Prof. 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, Bari, Italy
Interests: electronics; sensors
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Prof. Dr. Tea Lallukka
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Department of Public Health, P.O. Box 20 (Tukholmankatu 8 B), FIN-00014 University of Helsinki, Finland
Interests: socioeconomic inequalities in health; working conditions; health behaviours; sleep; mental health; pain; work participation; international comparisons and global health
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, North Carolina, 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, NSW 2308, Australia
Interests: smoking cessation; multiple health behaviours; chronic disease prevention; rural and remote health; quality of care
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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: indoor air quality; built environment; public health
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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, 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-victimization; Chinese Migration and Child Welfare; Prevention of Family Violence; Social Work Education in China
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Dr. Sara C Hitchman
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King's College London, London, 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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INSERM Centre de Recherche en Epidémiologie et Santé des Populations, Université Paris-Saclay, AP-HP, Hôpitaux Universitaires Paris-Sud, 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
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. Mosad Zineldin
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Faculty of Health and Life Sciences-Department of Medicine and Optometry-e.Health institution, Linnaeus University, SE-35195 Växjö, Sweden
Interests: medical science; psychology; social work; social psychology; sociology; caring science
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Prof. Dr. Mildred E. Warner
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Dept. 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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School of Medicine, University of Athens, NKUA, 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, 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
Prof. Dr. Hee-Jung Song
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Department of Nutrition and Food Science, 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, Auckland 1142, New Zealand
Interests: women's health; migrant and vulnerable populations; sexual and reproductive health; ethnography; grounded theory; mixed method
Prof. 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. Betsy Thom
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Department of Health Policy, Co-Director Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, Middlesex University, The Burroughs, Hendon, London NW4 4BT, UK
Interests: EU alcohol and drug policy; the role of evidence in policy; social/cultural aspects of substance use/ problem use; young people; substance use and the criminal justice system; public health approaches to alcohol use and other lifestyle issues
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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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Prof. 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, 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; La Jolla, 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. Ray Marks
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Teachers College, Columbia University, New York, NY 10027, USA
Interests: childhood obesity; health literacy; health promotion and practice; hip fractures, osteoarthritis; and self-efficacy and chronic disease prevention
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Assoc. Prof. Dr. Ruth E Taylor-Piliae
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College of Nursing, The University of Arizona, 1305 N Martin Ave, Tucson, AZ 85721, USA
Interests: cardiovascular disease prevention and management; physical activity interventions; Tai Chi exercise; complementary and integrative health; older adults; fall prevention
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
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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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University of Maryland School of Medicine, VA Rocky Mountain MIRECC for Suicide Prevention in Denver Colorado, and VISN 5 MIRECC in Baltimore, Maryland, 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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Head of Public Health Section, Department of Experimental Medicine, University of Perugia, 06123 Perugia, Italy
Interests: public health; epidemiology; cancer epidemiology; cancer prevention; prevention; screening
Prof. Dr. Laura L. Hayman
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1. Department of Nursing, College of Nursing and Health Sciences, University of Massachusetts Boston, Boston, MA 02125, USA
2. Division of Preventive and Behavioral Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
Interests: child and adolescent health; prevention of obesity and cardiovascular disease; social and behavioral determinants of Health
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Shanta R. Dube
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Department of Population Health Sciences, School of Public Health, Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
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Assoc. Prof. 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
Assoc. Prof. 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 control
Prof. Dr. Karel Allegaert
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1. Department of Development and Regeneration, and Department of Pharmaceutical and Pharmacological Sciences, KU Leuven, Herestraat 49, 3000 Leuven, Belgium
2. Department of Hospital Pharmacy, Erasmus MC, 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, 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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School of Public Health, Yale School of Public Health P.O. Box 208034, New Haven, CT 06520-8034, USA
Interests: diseases of low and middle income countries; health disparities; health care access; adolescent reproductive health; prevention of HIV transmission
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, Pisa, Italy
Interests: immunology and diagnosis of human parasitic diseases; human infectious disease epidemiology; SDS-PAGE; Western blotting; imnnunohistochemistry; biotechnology; PCR; gelatin zymography
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
Prof. Dr. Stuart Gilmour
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Biostatistics and Bioinformatics at the Graduate School of Public Health, St. Luke's International University, Tokyo, 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, The University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway
Interests: maternal and reproductive health services; newborn and women's reproductive health; 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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Prof. 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
Prof. 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
Prof. Dr. Jitse P. van Dijk
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1. Olomouc University Social Health Institute, Palacky University Olomouc, 771 11 Olomouc, Czech Republic
2. Department of Community and Occupational Medicine, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, 9713 AV Groningen, The Netherlands
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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