Section Editors

Section Board for 'Women's Health' (55)

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Prof. Dr. Alessandra Casuccio
Section Editor-in-Chief
Department of Health Promotion Sciences Maternal and Infant Care, Internal Medicine and Medical Specialties “G. D’Alessandro” – Hygiene section, University of Palermo, Palermo, Italy
Interests: public health; preventive medicine; communicable disease prevention; health promotion; palliative care epidemiology; health determinants
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Dr. Andrea Tinelli
Chief of Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, “Veris delli Ponti” Hospital, Scorrano, Lecce, Italy;
Head of Division of Experimental Endoscopic Surgery, Imaging, Technology and Minimally Invasive Therapy, Vito Fazzi Hospital, Lecce, Italy.
Adjunct Professor at Laboratory of Human Physiology, PhystechBioMed School, Faculty of Biological & Medical
Physics, Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology (State University), Dolgoprudny, Moscow Region, Russia
Interests: Uterine fibroids; uterine myoma; reproductive surgery; Pregnancy; Delivery; Cesarean Section
Dr. Aya Mousa
School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Clayton VIC 3800, Australia
Interests: women’s health; pregnancy; reproductive medicine; type 2 diabetes; gestational diabetes; metformin; vitamin D; nutrition; clinical trials
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Prof. Dr. Ndola Prata
School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720-7360, USA
Interests: maternal health; family planning; abortion; adolescent sexual and reproductive health
Dr. Ryo Maekawa
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Yamaguchi University Graduate school of Medicine, Minami-Kogushi 1-1-1, Ube 755-8505, Japan
Interests: epigenetics/Genetics; DNA methylation; histone modification; bioinformatics; obstetrics; reproductive endocrinology (specific) endometriosis; ovarian endometrioma; uterine fibroid
Dr. Anne T.M. Konkle
Interdisciplinary School of Health Sciences, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON K1N 6N5, Canada
Interests: maternal health; mental health; mother-infant dyad; paternal mental health; environmental toxicology; postpartum brain; brain plasticity; behavioural neuroscience
Prof. Dr. Valeria Merico
Department of Biology and Biotechnology, University of Pavia, 27100 Pavia, Italy
Interests: oocyte in vitro maturation; oocyte developmental competence; folliculogenesis; chromatin organization; preimplantation development
Dr. Jessica B. Lewis
Department of Chronic Disease Epidemiology, Yale School of Public Health, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
Interests: health behaviors; health equity; social determinants of health; prenatal/antenatal care; perinatal health; health technology; women's bladder health; mental health; HIV; women's sexual and reproductive health
Prof. Dr. Byoung-Hee Lee
Department of Physical Therapy, Sahmyook University, Seoul 01795, Korea
Interests: stroke; cerebral oalsy; OA; silicosis; cognitive function; physical activity; health promotion; occupational health
Prof. Dr. Maurizio Zuccotti
Department of Biology and Biotechnology Lazzaro Spallanzani, University of Pavia, 27100 Pavia, Italy
Interests: ovary; oocyte maturation; oocye developmental competence; folliculogenesis; preimplantation
Dr. Claudia Rossi
Department of Medicine and Aging Science, Analytical Biochemistry and Proteomics Unit, Center for Advanced Studies and Technology (CAST),“G. d’Annunzio” University of Chieti-Pescara, 66100 Chieti, Itay
Interests: mass spectrometry; metabolomics; proteomics; omics profiling; inborn errors of metabolism; biomarkers
Dr. María Crespo
Faculty of Psychology, Complutense University of Madrid, Madrid, Spain
Interests: psychological therapy; efficacy; effectiveness; stress; posttraumatic stress; caregiving; intimate partner violence
Dr. Oscar Garcia-Algar
1. Neonatology Unit, ICGON, IDIBAPS, Hospital Clinic-Maternitat, Barcelona, Spain;
2. University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain;
3. BCNatal, Barcelona, Spain;
4. Red SAMID, Madrid, Spain
Interests: consumption of drugs of abuse during pregnancy; prenatal exposure to substances of abuse; alcohol; FASD; neonatology; pediatrics
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Dr. Agata Faron-Górecka
Maj Institute of Pharmacology of the Polish Academy of Sciences, Krakow, Poland
Interests: depression; treatment resistance; transmembrane receptors; dimerization; neuropeptides; animal models
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Prof. Dr. Hae Won Kim
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College of Nursing, Science, Seoul National University, Seoul 03080, Korea
Interests: HPV prevention; contraceptive behavior; cervical cancer screening and primary prevention of cervical cancer; maternal health; antenatal/postnatal depression; care of the women with high risk pregnan
Prof. Dr. Marian Klinger
Department of Internal Medicine and Nephrology, Institute of Medicine, University of Opole, Poland
Interests: immunopathology, clinics, and treatment of primary and secondary glomerular diseases; uremic toxicity, vascular access for hemodialysis, factors affecting the haemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis adequacy; immune response monitoring in renal transplant recipients, application of the new immunosuppressive regimens in patients with kidney allograft
Prof. Dr. Tiziana De Magistris
Unidad Economía Agroalimentaria - CITA - Gobierno de Aragón, 50059 Zaragoza, Spain
Interests: consumer demand; food labelling; health-related claims; hypothetical and no-hypothetical evaluation methods
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Prof. Dr. Masafumi Koshiyama
Department of Womens Health, Graduate school of human nursing, The university of Shiga Prefecture, 522-8533, Japan
Interests: gynecologic pathology; Endometrial and ovarian carcinogenesis; diagnosis and treatment for gynecologic cancers and Prevention of gynecologic cancers
Prof. Dr. Dianne Morrison-Beedy
Chief Talent & Global Strategy Officer, Centennial Professor of Nursing, Infectious Disease Institute Faculty, College of Nursing, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH 43212, USA
Interests: HIV/STI/pregnancy prevention; women’s health; intervention research; leadership and global
Prof. Dr. Gallotta Maria Chiara
Department of Movement, Human and Health Sciences, Section of Health Sciences, University of Rome "Foro Italico", 00135 Rome, Italy
Interests: children; physical activity; coordination; fitness; health; cognition
Dr. Claudio Costantino
Department of Health Promotion Sciences Maternal and Infant Care, Internal Medicine and Medical Specialties “G. D’Alessandro” – Hygiene section, University of Palermo, Palermo, Italy
Interests: vaccination strategies; health communication; counselling; smoking habit; nutrition; food hygiene; influenza
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Prof. Dr. Massimo De Martinis
Department of Medicine, Health and Environmental Science, University of L’Aquila, 67100 Coppito, Italy
Interests: osteoimmunology; inflamm-aging; immunosenescence; osteoporosis; allergy, gender medicine
Prof. Dr. Salah A. Mohamed
Department of Cardiac and Thoracic Vascular Surgery, University of SH- Campus Luebeck, UK SH-Campus Luebeck, Ratzeburger Allee 160, D-23538 Luebeck, Germany
Interests: cardiovascular disease (e.g. Genetic Etiology and Molecular); embryogenesis; epidemiology of aortic and aortic valve disease; evaluation and validation of drugs and biomarkers; aging of the heart
Prof. Dr. Emanuela Anastasi
Department of Experimental Medicine, Sapienza University of Rome, 00166 Rome, Italy
Interests: public Health; ovarian cancer; benign ovarian diseases; differential diagnosis; prevention; folow-up; tumor biomarkers
Prof. Dr. María M. Morales Suárez-Varela
Prof. Dr. Grazyna Jasienska
Department of Environmental Health, Jagiellonian University, Krakow, Poland
Interests: women’s health; reproductive health; human reproductive ecology; breast cancer prevention; evolutionary public health
Prof. Dr. Antonella Agodi
Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences and Advanced Technologies “G.F. Ingrassia”, University of Catania, Italy. Via S. Sofia, 87, 95123 Catania, Italy
Interests: public health; epidemiology and prevention; nutritional epidemiology; molecular epidemiology; epigenetics; public health; genomics; healthcare-associated infections
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Prof. Dr. Karel Allegaert
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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Dr. Arpita Basu
Department of Kinesiology and Nutrition Sciences, School of Integrated Health Sciences, University of Nevada Las Vegas, 4505 S., Maryland Parkway, Box 453034, Las Vegas, NV 89154-3034, USA
Interests: maternal and child health; diabetes; nutrition; cardiovascular disease; biomarkers
Dr. Alberto Bazzocchi
The Rizzoli Orthopaedic Institute, Bologna, Italy
Interests: imaging, diagnostic and interventional radiology; musculoskeletal diseases
Dr. Carlos Celis
BHF Glasgow Cardiovascular Research Centre, Institute of Cardiovascular and Medical Sciences, College of Medical, Veterinary and Life Sciences, University of Glasgow, Glasgow G12 8TA, UK
Interests: precision nutrition; physical activity; genetics and its role on chronic diseases
Prof. Dr. Colin W. Binns
School of Public Health, Curtin University, Australia
Interests: public health nutrition; development of dietary guidelines; breastfeeding policy
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Dr. Gemma Calamandrei
Centre for Behavioral sciences and Mental health Istituto Superiore di Sanità, Roma, Italy
Interests: neurodevelopmental disorders; developmental neurotoxicity; child development; sex differences in behaviour; endocrine disruptors; animal models; environmental pollutants; pesticides; heavy metals; nutrition
Prof. Dr. Benoît Chénais
Le Mans Université, EA 2160 MMS, Mer Molécules Santé, IUML FR 3473 CNRS, UFR Sciences et Techniques, 72085 Le Mans, CEDEX 9 and Institut Universitaire Technologique, 53020 Laval, CEDEX 9, France
Interests: cancer cell biology; DNA repair; transposable elements; microalgae; microalgal bioproducts; metabolic syndrome
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Dr. Eusebio Chiefari
Department of Health Sciences, University Magna Graecia of Catanzaro, Catanzaro, Italy
Interests: endocrinology and metabolic disease; genetics; nutrition; women's health
Prof. Dr. Susan J. Elliott
Department of Geography and Environmental Management, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Canada
Interests: global health; environmental health; water and sanitation; gender and health
Prof. Margherita Fanelli
Department of Interdisciplinary Medicine, School of Medicine and Surgery, University of Bari Aldo Moro, 70121 Bari, Italy
Interests: clinical research; epidemiology; diagnostic and prognostic study; breast cancer epidemiology; probiotic administration and infant nutrition
Prof. Dr. Anna M. Giudetti
Department of Biological and Environmental Sciences and Technologies, University of Salento, Lecce, Italy
Interests: epithelial–mesenchymal transition; diabetes; lipid metabolism; mitochondrial carriers; obesity; thyroid hormones
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Prof. Dr. Efthimios Deligeoroglou
2nd Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Medical School, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Athens, Greece
Interests: pediatric-adolescent gynecology; reconstructive surgery; menstrual disorders; polycystic ovarian syndrome
Prof. Dr. Madelon L. Finkel
Professor of Healthcare Policy & Research; Director, Office of Global Health Education; Course Director, Dept of Healthcare Policy & Research; Population Sciences Leader, Area of Concentration Curriculum;Weill Cornell Medicine,402 East 67th Street, New York, NY 10065, USA
Interests: global public health; women's health; environmental health; epidemiology
Prof. Dr. Nadim Haboubi
Clinical Nutrition and Obesity, University of South Wales, Pontypridd, UK
Interests: IBS; Obesity; Nutrition; Coeliac; Bariatric
Prof. Dr. Li-Tung Huang
Department of Pediatrics, Kaohsiung Chang Gung Memorial Hospital and Chang Gung University, Linkow, Taiwan
Interests: neurodevelopment; developmental programming; cognition; epilepsy; hepatic encephalopathy; stress; obesity
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Dr. CheMyong Jay Ko
College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, IL 61802, USA
Interests: reproduction; fertility; endocrinology; hypothalamus; pituitary; ovary; testis; reproductive toxicology
Dr. Brigitte Le Magueresse-Battistoni
CarMeN laboratory, INSERM U1060, Centre Hospitalier Lyon-Sud, Chemin du Grand Revoyet, 69310 Pierre-Bénite, France
Interests: diabetes; metabolic disorders; obesity; pollutants and endocrine disruptors
Dr. Alberto Mantovani
Istituto Superiore di Sanità, Rome, Italy
Interests: food, nutrition and health; environment and health; transdisciplinary collaboration approaches
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Dr. Felix Akpojene Ogbo
Building 3.1.64, Campbelltown campus, THRI, School of Medicine, Western Sydney University, NSW Australia
Interests: epidemiology; global health; maternal and child health
Prof. Dr. Anna Maria Paoletti
University of Cagliari, Department of Surgical Sciences, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University Hospital of Cagliari, Policlinico Duilio Casula, Strada Statale 554, bivio Sestu, 09042 Monserrato (CA), Italy
Interests: gynecological endocrinology; menopause; contraception; oxidative stress; infertility; endometriosis; gestational diabetes; humanization in gynecology and obstetrics; lactation; polycystic ovarian syndrome
Prof. Dr. Anna Z. Pollack
Department of Global and Community Health, College of Health and Human Services, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA 22030, USA
Interests: biomarkers; women's health; endometriosis; chemical mixtures; personal care products; epidemiology; fertility
Prof. Dr. Maria Grazia Porpora
Department of Maternal and Child Health and Urology,“Sapienza” University of Rome-Policlinico Umberto I, Viale Regina Elena 324, 00161 Rome, Italy
Interests: adenomyosis; endometriosis; effects of environmental factors on women’s health infertility; minimally invasive gynecologic surgery; pelvic pain
Prof. Dr. Camille Raynes-Greenow
School of Public Health, The University of Sydney, Sydney 2006, Australia
Interests: perinatal mortality; household air pollution; trials; epidemiology; global health
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Dr. Stefanie L. Russell
College of Dentistry, New York University, New York, NY 10010, USA
Interests: pregnancy; oral health; health disparities; epidemiology; public health
Prof. Dr. Mary V. Seeman
Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
Interests: schizophrenia; women's mental health; antipsychotic medication
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Special Issue in Women: Psychosis in Women
Prof. Dr. Charalampos Siristatidis
Director, Assisted Reproduction Unit, Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Rimini 1, Chaidari, Athens 12642, Greece
Interests: assisted reproduction; minimally invasive techniques; infertility; gynecological endocrinology
Prof. Dr. Gilbert Spizzo
Medizinische Universitat Innsbruck, Innsbruck, Austria
Interests: EpCAM; breast cancer; oncology; hematology
Dr. Kedra Wallace
University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson, MS, USA
Interests: Uterine Fibroids; Mental Health; HELLP Syndrome; Preeclampsia; Hypertension
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