Editorial Board

Editor-In-Chief

Luis Moreno Sánchez

Dr Kieran James

Dr Kieran James is a Senior Lecturer in Accounting at the University of the West of Scotland, Paisley, Renfrewshire, Scotland. He was formerly Accounting Professor at University of Fiji from 2013-15. He presently also serves as Adjunct Professor at University of Fiji. He has published scholarly articles in the following journals: Accounting, Auditing & Accountability Journal; Accounting Forum; Critical Perspectives on Accounting; International Journal of Critical Accounting; International Journal of Sport Management and Marketing; Journal of Physical Fitness, Medicine & Treatment in Sports; Musicology Australia; Pacific Accounting Review; Punk & Post Punk; and Sporting Traditions. He has published extensively on Australian Rules football history and Australian football (soccer) history. His main research interests are: Accounting education; Australian Rules football history and Australian football (soccer) history; business ethics education; critical and Marxist perspectives on accounting and the labour process; employment prospects in accounting for minority groups; Fiji football (soccer) history; Heavy Metal and punk music scenes; Singapore politics and youth activism; and trade union strategy and immigrant workers. He presently runs a website Nadi Legends Club about Fiji football (soccer) history which has had over 71,000 page-views as at 7 March 2018.

Honorable Editors

James M McKivigan

Touro University Nevada
USA View Profile

Research Interest:
Interdisciplinary cooperation in the healthcare services; Introduction of spinal manipulation and radiology in physical therapy programs; Spinal manipulation; Orthopedic rehabilitation; Physical modalities and electrotherapeutics.

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James M. McKivigan, DPT, DC, PhD(c), MPA, MA is an associate professor in the School of Physical Therapy at Touro University Nevada. He began working at Touro in 2009. Dr. McKivigan received his Doctor of Physical Therapy at the University of Montana in 2013; Doctor of Chiropractic from Palmer College of Chiropractic in Davenport, Iowa in 2004; he is currently a PhD candidate at Northcentral University in Arizona. His initial Physical Therapy training was from the US Army-Baylor Program in Physical Therapy at Fort Sam Houston in San Antonio, TX in 1982; Master’s in Public Administration from Golden Gate University in San Francisco, CA in 1988; Master’s in Management from Webster University in St. Louis, MO in 1984; and Bachelors of Science in Physical Education from UC Berkeley in 1980. He is a retired Navy physical therapist, and he has served in a variety of clinical settings including acute care, rehab, home health, and outpatient care. He is active in professional associations including the American Physical Therapy Association 1981 – Present, Nevada Chapter of the American Physical Therapy Association, American Chiropractic Association 2004 – Present, Nevada Chiropractic Association 2005 – Present, U.S. Army-Baylor Alumni Association 2010 – Present, American Academy of Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapists 2013 – Present, Society of Clinical Research Associates 2014 – Present.
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Lee E Brown

California State University
USA View Profile

Research Interest:
Sport performance, Anaerobic assessment and High velocity neuromuscular adaptations.

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Dr. Brown grew up in Southern California and received his B.S. in physical education from East Tennessee State University in Johnson City, Tennessee and completed his graduate work and obtained his Ed.D. from Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton, Florida. While a graduate assistant, he was responsible for isokinetic performance testing specifically designed to determine human responses to high velocity training. Dr. Brown joined the faculty at Cal State Fullerton in 2002 and is the current Director of the Center for Sport Performance and the Human Performance Laboratory. Prior to coming to California, he spent two years at Arkansas State University in Jonesboro, Arkansas as director of the Human Performance Laboratory. Before Arkansas he was in Florida for 16 years serving as research director for an orthopaedic surgeon’s office and teaching and coaching at the public school level. He was President of the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA), the NSCA Foundation and SWACSM. He currently sits on the Board of Trustees at National ACSM and is a Fellow of both the ACSM and the NSCA.
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Iyer Krishna Mohan

University of Liverpool
UK View Profile

Research Interest:
Hip Joint and the Carpometacarpal joint at the base of the Thumb.

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M. Ch. Orth. from University of Liverpool, UK - December 1981 M. S. Orth. from University of Mumbai, India - December 1978 F.C.P.S. Orth. from College of Physicians & Surgeons, Mumbai, India - November 1975 D`Orth from College of Physicians & Surgeons, Mumbai, India - April 1975 M.B.B.S. from University of Mumbai, India - November 1971 M.C.P.S. from College of Physicians & Surgeons, Mumbai, India - April 1971.
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Itzik Harosh

ObeTherapy Biotechnology
France View Profile

Research Interest:
Obesity, Diabetes and Metabolic syndrome.

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Dr Itzik Harosh is the founder & CEO of ObeTherapy (January 2000 - present) a biotech dedicated to the discovery of new genes for obesity and diabetes treatment based on the lean phenotype and the development of molecules for the treatment of metabolic syndrome. Establish the concept to look for new genes associated to starvation phenotype based on rare genetic diseases for the treatment of obesity and type II diabetes. Prior to the creation of ObeTherapy he was a Group leader in GSK in France where he learned the art of drug discovery, targets identification and validation. Dr. Harosh did his PhD at The Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot, Israel, working on DNA repair enzymes (1982-1987) which was followed by four years of post doctoral experience at Stanford and at Davis University, California, US. (1987-1991). From there he moved to France where he worked in the CNRS at the laboratory of Miro Radman. From there moved to the Glaxo Welcome where he learned the art of drug discovery and target identification an validation. Dr. Harosh is the author and co-author of 15 articles and 8 patents all dealing with obesity, diabetes and HTS.
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Dejan Gojkovic

University of East Sarajevo
Europe View Profile

Research Interest:
corrective gymnastics, Physical Education, Sport and Health

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Dejan Gojkovic (PhD) born on 02.13.1966 in Sarajevo. The first four grades of elementary school in Sarajevo in OŠ Miljenko Cvitković. Then he went to Mexico where he completed four years of college in an English school Edron academy. After returning from Mexico enrolled in secondary dental school in Sarajevo. During high school one time engaged in active play football in F.K.Sarajevo, then moves on to athletics with high results. He graduated in 2000 in Pale at the Faculty of Physical Education. Employment relation is 01.10.2000. at the Faculty of Physical Education. He completed his Master degree at the Faculty of Physical Education in East Sarajevo on the topic of differences in the level of foot deformity primary school pupils urban and rural populations in 2005. He defended his doctoral dissertation at the Faculty of Physical Education in East Sarajevo 10.07.2009 godine on the topic of prevention of postural disorders of the spine in children of school age from I-IV class. He has published a textbook in the field of corrective gymnastics in 2013 titled: Corrective gymnastics prevention of postural disorders of the spine.
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Helen Senderovich

University of Toronto
Canada View Profile

Research Interest:
Geriatrics, Patient-Centered care, Ethical and Legal aspect of Doctor Patient relationship, Palliative and End-of-Life Care, Pain Medicine, and Optimal prescribing.

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Dr. Senderovich MD MCFP (COE) (PC) is a physician with practice focused on Geriatrics,Palliative Care, and Pain Medicine.She is an assistant professor at the Department of Family and Community Medicine and Division of Palliative Care at the University of Toronto.She is actively involved in teaching medical students and residents.She has broad international experience and a solid research background. Her research was accepted nationally and internationally. She has been involved in collaborative work to improve access to palliative care at the international level.She is an author of multiple manuscripts focused on geriatrics, pain management, patient-centered care, ethical and legal aspect of doctor -patient relationship, palliative and end-of-life care.
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Curd M L Bollen

University of the Pacific, US in Paqrimplant Research Group
The Netherlands View Profile

Research Interest:
Ceramic dental implants; Halitosis; Peri-implantitis.

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Dr. Bollen, born in ‘69 in Belgium,graduated in 1992 as dentist at the Catholic University Leuven (Belgium). In 1996 he received his PhD on the thesis: “full-mouthdisinfectionand hard surfacesmootheningreduce the subgingivalbacterial load” at the sameuniversity. Oneyear later he finished his specialisation in periodontology (MSc perio) undersupervision of prof. dr. D. van Steenberghe. In 2016 he becameMClinDent in aestheticandrestorativedentistry (University of the Pacific, US). Dr. Bollen published more than 30 scientificarticles in peer reviewedinternationaldentaljournalsand was author/co-author of 8 books/chapters in books. He is editor in chief of the Journal of Dental Health, Oral Disorders &Therapyand editor of the International Journal of DentistryandOral Health; of EC Dental Science Journal and of Advances in Dentistry and Oral Health. He was active as researcher at different universities: Leuven and Liège in Belgium, Nijmegen in The Netherlands, Bonn and Düsseldorf in Germany. At the latteruniversityhe was clinicalassistant professor (2010-2012). Actually he is senior clinical research advisor of the dental implant companies Lasak (CZ) andMedentis (G). Curd Bollen leads a dental clinic in the Netherlands, limited to periodontology, implantologyand halitosis. He is also director of the Parimplant Research Group (PRG) which focuses on the research-topics: ceramic dental implants, halitosis and peri-implantitis. On all these topics he lectures worldwide.
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Vural Fidan

Yunus Emre Government Hospital
Turkey View Profile

Research Interest:
Otology, Rhinology, Sleep Medicine

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Vural Fidan has recieved his MD and PhD in Hacettepe University. He has attended sleep trainig at TUTDER. He was first at sleep training examp at TUTDER. He is an Otorhinolaryngologist at Yunus Emre Goverment Hospital. His research interests involve Otology, Rhinology, Sleep medicine. He has published as author for more than 20 SCI indexed articles. He got many Academic Honours and Awards for Best Oral Presentation Award (1st International Congress of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Society) (2007), Deputy Director of Otorhinolaryngology Dept, Erzurum Training and Research Hosp (2008-2011), Best Oral Presentation Award (Roundtable Meeting at Yale 2013) and more.
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Ratko Pavlović

University of East Sarajevo
Europe View Profile

Research Interest:
Athletics, Physical Education and Sport, Fitness, Anthropomotorics, Motor Control, Sports and rehabilitation science

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Ratko Pavlović Was born 1976 in Foča (Bosnia and Herzegovina), where finished primary school and high school. He graduated from the Faculty of Physical Education in Serbian of Sarajevo. In 2004, at the Faculty of Physical Education in Niš (Serbia) has completed post-graduate studies as the most successful postgraduate. PhD degree in 2006 at the Faculty of Physical Education in Eastern Sarajevo (BIH). After completing undergraduate studies, he worked in primary and secondary schools as a physical education teacher. The employment at the Faculty of Physical Education and Sport is based as an assistant, senior assistant, assistant professor, associate professor and full professor. He was a Vice Dean for Science and editor of the editorial staff of scientific journal Sport and Health From 2008-2011. He participated in training the role of teachers in the processes of internal quality assurance within the Tempus project, From Quality Assurance to Strategy Development WUS Austria and participant for thousands of conferences, scientific conferences and symposia. He was a member of the Scientific Committee of the International Scientific Conference FITNESS TRAINING and 2014 (Slovakian conditioning training association-SAKT); International Congress of the Medical Sciences, Education, Behavioral Sciences and Physical Rehabilitation from the Perspective of Quality of Life, 2016. Craiova, Romania and 3rd International Physical Education and Sport Conference for the Disabled, Selçuk University (Turkey), 2017. He has published more of 170 scientific papers. He is the author of four textbooks and one practicum of Athletics and textbook Theory and Methodic of Elementary Games. He is a member of international scientific organizations such as Athens Institute for Education and Research A World Association of Academics and Researchers-ATINER (Educational and Sports Research Unit); World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology-WASET (Scientific and Technical Committee) and many.
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Kieran James

University of the West of Scotland Paisley campus
Uk View Profile

Research Interest:
Croatian soccer clubs in Australia, Accounting and business ethics education

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Kieran James is a Senior Lecturer in Accounting at the University of the West of Scotland, Paisley, Renfrewshire, Scotland. He was formerly Accounting Professor at University of Fiji from 2013-15. He presently also serves as Adjunct Professor at University of Fiji. He has published scholarly articles in the following journals: Accounting, Auditing & Accountability Journal; Accounting Forum; Critical Perspectives on Accounting; International Journal of Critical Accounting; International Journal of Sport Management and Marketing; Journal of Physical Fitness, Medicine & Treatment in Sports; Musicology Australia; Pacific Accounting Review; Punk & Post Punk; and Sporting Traditions. He has published extensively on Australian Rules football history and Australian football (soccer) history. His main research interests are: Accounting education; Australian Rules football history and Australian football (soccer) history; business ethics education; critical and Marxist perspectives on accounting and the labour process; employment prospects in accounting for minority groups; Fiji football (soccer) history; Heavy Metal and punk music scenes; Singapore politics and youth activism; and trade union strategy and immigrant workers. He presently runs a website Nadi Legends Club about Fiji football (soccer) history which has had over 71,000 page-views as at 7 March 2018.
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Yan Wang

Shanghai HongCi Children’s Hospital
China View Profile

Research Interest:
Pediatrics,Lung biology and Cardiovascular medicine, Physiology, Molecular and Cell oxidative stress, Gene therapy, Pharmacology application or Project in advancement study of basic research to clinical medicine.

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Dr. Yan Wang is a Doctor and Scientist in medicine,She received her Ph.D Degree at Respiratory and Emergency Medicine of Pediatrics from Shanghai Fudan University in 1998; she has worked previously at the Miami University in Miami, Pennsylvania University in Philadelphia and Imperial College in London. Currently she works as an attending doctor, professor and director in one Shanghai children hospital and medicine organizations; she holds honored membership in American Physiological Society and American Thoracic Society. She has positions in Editorial Boards from some Journal and press as in Austin Critical Care Journal-Austin Publishing Group in the United States, E-Cronicon Open Access Journal of Cardiology in the United Kingdom. She has taken projects and programs on clinical and basic research for many years. She already has published important articles which have activated the advancement in Medicine; also, she has given speeches, teaching and news release in varied situation.
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Nassir A Azimi

La Mesa Cardiac Center
USA View Profile

Research Interest:
Structural heart; Transcatheter valves; PFO; ASD; Platypnea; Orthodeoxia; AS.

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Dr. Azimi is a proven respected and experienced cardiovascular and endovascular physician who treats the whole patient and not solely an organ system. Treating patients as family and focusing on prevention has allowed for superior care and results in his practice. He has gained local, national and international recognition. After studying chemistry at Columbia University in New York City, he finished Dartmouth Medical School, followed by the prestigious University of Colorado Health Sciences Center residency program in internal medicine, then followed by Yale University where he trained in cardiology, nuclear cardiology and cardiac and peripheral interventions. He is quadruple board certified and re certified (in internal medicine, cardiovascular disease, interventional cardiology and nuclear cardiology). He has gained local and national recognition. He is voted by his peers as one of San Diego Magaziness Top Doctors in Cardiology 2013 and 2014 and 2016. Castle Connolly has chosen him as Top Doctor in Interventional Cardiology in 2013, 2014, and 2015, and 2016. Additionally, the Consumers Research Council of America has added him to the list of Americas Top Cardiologists in 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016 and he has been Doctors of Excellence in Leaders of Healthcare publication 2014, 2015 and 2016 edition. He has been academically involved teaching students from USC and Midwestern School of Medicine. He serves on editorial board of Cardiology and Vascular Journal as well as Vascular Disease Management. He has numerous publications in peer reviewed journals. He has lectured locally and nationally on diverse topics as well as had media appearances discussing important health topics. He has expertise in the following Specialties: Internal Medicine; General Cardiology; Nuclear Cardiology; Preventive Cardiology; Interventional Cardiology; Lipidology; Endovascular Medicine; Peripheral Vascular Disease; Structural heart disease; TAVR.
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Xiaofen Deng Keating

The Universityof Texas
USA View Profile

Research Interest:
Related to fitness education, youth fitness testing, student physical activity levels, fitness, and physical education programs, focusing on improving student fitness and physical activity behaviors through physical education. Specifically, there are three research strands: (a) what and how fitness tests should be implemented; (b) how health-related fitness education should be taught in schools, and (c) what interventions can be used to change student physical activity behaviors and help them adopt healthy lifestyles, which is one of the new public health challenges.

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Dr. Xiaofen D Keating got her B.S, and M.Ed. in Physical Education Pedagogy and Athletic Training at Beijing Sport University (BSU)in China. She then held a faculty position at BSU for seven years. After getting her Ph.D. degree in Kinesiology at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Dr. Keating was a faculty at California State University at Los Angeles for seven years and is currently an associate professor in the department of curriculum and instruction at The University of Texas at Austin. Dr. Keating teaches research design and physical education teacher education coursesin the Department of Curriculum and Instruction. To date, she has publishedmore than 50 peer-reviewed articles, four chapters in a book called “Curbside Consultation in Pediatric Obesity” for pediatricians. She is the co-editor of a textbook --Lifetime learning: Effective secondary physical education program, which was published in China in 2016 and conducted more than 100 presentations at international, national, and state conferences. She is active in a variety of professional organizations including SHAPE America (former Alliance of Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance), International Council of Health, Physical Education, Recreation, Sports and Dance, and Texas Association of Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance. She is one of the executive editors of Journal of Yoga and Physical Therapy; an associate editor of ICHPER-SD Journal of Research; and an editorial board member of Journal of Teaching in Physical Education. She was awarded the scholar of the year 2015-2016by SHAPE America Southern district, and Texas Association of Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance, respectively.
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Jay Alfred Seitz

Memory Training Centers of America
USA View Profile

Research Interest:
Embodied cognition; Cognitive development/learning in children; The role of brain systems in cognition and thought; The impact of political, social, and cultural institutions on human thought and behavior.

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Dr Jay Seitz is apracticing neuropsychologist in Manhattan specializing in clinical neuropsychology with children, adolescents, adults, and late-age adults. He has been licensed in New York for the professional practice of psychology since 1991. He has additional training in CBT (cognitive-behavioral therapy), REBT (rational-emotive behavioral therapy), biofeedback and pain management, and neurocognitive rehabilitation for patients who have suffered damage to the brain. He was previously on the doctoral and graduate faculties of Adelphi University and the undergraduate and graduate faculties of New York University and City University of New York (CUNY, tenured 2001). Dr Jay Seitz is currently writing a book on the evolution of intelligence in hominins from the perspective of cognitive neuroscience. He has published on the use and misuse of projective testing in children, the bodily basis of thought; the embodied nature of musical performance; the cognitive and educational value of modern dance and ballet; the role of the brain in spatial-temporal thinking; the political and cultural constraints on human creative behavior; as well as the neural, evolutionary, cognitive, and developmental origins of human creative thought. Dr Jay Seitz has a longstanding and strong interest in the arts. He was vice president of the Board of Directors of the newly founded American Dance Museum (ADaM) and previously on the Board of Directors of the Dalcroze School of Music (now part of Lucy Moses School), both in New York City. He has formerly studied both music (contrabass, piano) and dance (choreography). Dr Jay Seitz has a deep interest in the uses and abuses of power and has written on the uses and misuses of government propaganda during wartime.
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George Grant

International Academy of Wellness
Canada View Profile

Research Interest:
Beta Endorphins, Psychology, Food Science and Nutrition

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Prof. Dr. George Grant, Ph.D., I.M.D., known as “The Caring Doctor”, is considered the Canadian authority of Integrative, Functional and Nutritional Medicine as well as the Canadian Wellness Ambassador. Dr. Grant is an award winning author of 10 bestselling books. He also holds 5 patents, has published over 250 health related research papers and has reviewed/edited over 375 papers and articles. Dr. Grant has been a guest speaker at many health related conferences all around the world. He is a senior editor of 6 scientific journals and has co-authored books with Mark Victor Hansen, Brian Tracey, Les Brown and hundreds of other celebrity bestselling authors. Dr. Grant has pioneered the research on Beta Endorphins; organized and presented at the International Pain Conference in Chicago, IL in association with the Mayo Clinic, the Cleveland Clinic, Johns Hopkins Medical Clinic and Harvard Medical School. Over the years Dr. Grant, through his unique “Lunch & Learn” program, has helped many fortune 500 companies worldwide, including Dofasco, Cameco, Honda, RBC, BMO, TD, Scotiabank, CIBC, Mastercard and Transamerica, just to name a few. The “Lunch & Learn” program has now expanded to non-profit organizations and private industry. With Dr. Grant’s assistance, Canadian and American athletes have been able to reach top 10 Olympic status. Dr. Grant believes that “Prevention” is better than “Intervention”; “Self-care” is better than “Crisis Care”; “Meditation” is better than “Medications”. His slogan is, “We care, serve and educate NOT medicate, operate, radiate nor vaccinate”. Dr. Grant served as a Senior Consultant for Health Canada, FDA and CDC as well as in private practice for 35 years. He helped clients at Sunnybrook hospital in Toronto to recover from clogged arteries. Prof. Dr. Grant has helped 7700 clients worldwide to achieve Total Wellness by focusing on healthy lifestyle & Fitness.
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Mustafa Z Younis

Florida International University
USA View Profile

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Mustafa Z. Younis is an internationally recognized scholar and was a member of the Executive Committee of the International Society for Research of Healthcare Financial Management. Dr. Younis has authored and published over 200 articles, abstracts and presentations in refereed journals and meetings, and has presented at national and international conferences. Dr. Younis has administrative experience as Senior Advisor for the President at Zirve University, Turkey and as Chair of the Department of Health Policy and Management at Florida International University (FL, USA) where he led the accreditation efforts for the Healthcare Management Program. Dr. Younis has a history of playing visible roles on the editorial boards of journals as Chief Editor, Guest Editor and Editorial board member of leading journals such as IJMR, JHCF, Inquiry, JHHSA, JPBAFM Dr. Younis is a frequent speaker for both academic and professional audiences. His talks often feature his latest research and work in progress as well as cross-industry trends and strategy implications. He has provided workshops and presentation for wide organizations. His research and findings applied to for-profit, non-profit settings, and government. Dr. Younis has consulted with several organizations on Healthcare Finance, and Economics. Dr. Younis is often invited to speak about the challenges in the healthcare industry and other related topics to health economics, finance, and research. He has presented topics, such as, healthcare reform, ownership structure, profitability, unit cost, payment system and efficiency in management, at a variety of forums and conferences in Europe, Asia and Middle East.
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Edoardo Monaco

University of Rome La Sapienza
Italy View Profile

Research Interest:
Sports medicine, Orthopedics

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Edoardo Monaco is a Master Di I Livello in “Sports Traumatology”, University of Rome La Sapienza. He completed his Graduation in Medicine and Post-graduation in Orthopaedic and Traumatology in University of Rome La Sapienza. He is a Member of ESSKA (European Society of Sports Traumatology Knee Surgery and Arthroscopy), Member of SIOT (Italian society of orthopaedic and Traumatology), Member of SIA (Italian society of arthroscopy). His main research areas are Sports Medicine and Orthopaedic. He was also a recipient of the SIOT Award in 2007.
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Victor Alangibi Kiri

FV&JK Consulting
England View Profile

Research Interest:
Methodological Issues in Pharmacoepidemiology and Biostatistics; Applied Epidemiology and Health Outcomes; Applied Biostatistics; Design of observational studies; Drug safety and pharmacovigilance; Design of pragmatic trials; Comparative effectiveness research.

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Victor has over 26 years’ experience on research in Pharmacoepidemiology and biostatistics. He holds Master degrees in both Operational Research (MSc) and Public Health (MPH), as well as a doctorate (PhD) in Statistical Epidemiology. He is a member of the International Societies of PharmacoEpidemiology (ISPE), Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research (ISPOR), the Society of Social Medicine (SSM) as well as the Royal Statistical Society (RSS) and has conducted numerous workshops on Pharmacoepidemiology at international conferences. He is a reviewer for a number of scientific journals and on the editorial boards of some. In 2005, Victor won the Exceptional Science award at GlaxoSmithKline Research & Development for designing and implementing an innovative method for the assessment of comorbidity profiles of chronic diseases. Until recently, Victor was an adjunct professor at the University of Limerick, Ireland where he was its representative at the European Network of Centres of Excellence in Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacovigilance. He is currently Vice President at FV&JK Consulting Ltd, UK and also a visiting professor at the University of Port Harcourt, Nigeria. He was a visiting professor at the Institute for Pharmacy Practice & Policy, the Netherlands. Until July 2011, he was director of PharmacoEpidemiology at PAREXEL International. Victor is a Chartered Scientist, a Chartered Statistician and a fellow of the Royal Statistical Society. He has previously served as consultant to the UK Department of Health on health outcomes and was listed in the annual volumes of Who’s who in Medicine & Healthcare as a thought leader in PharmacoEpidemiology and biostatistics.
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Katrin Koel-Abt

ORISE Fellow with DPAA Laboratory
USA View Profile

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Dr. Koel-Abt is a forensic anthropologist with the Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA) for over 4 years. At DPAA she is in charge of the histology section of the agency’s identification laboratory at Offutt Air Force Base, Nebraska. She recently transferred from the main laboratory at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii. Her responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the identification of unaccounted-for U.S. service members from past conflicts using forensic anthropological techniques. Dr. Koel-Abt has been deployed on recovery missions to Belgium and Germany. Shehasa Master’s degree in Biology and holds a PhD in Biology / Physical Anthropology, both earned in her home country Germany. Throughout her career, she was the principle anthropologist responsible for conducting skeletal analysesaiming for the identification of human remains of individuals who passed away as prisoners in foreigncolonies in Africa. Shefurther provided assistancein case consultationsfor local police and local medical examiners’ offices in Germany and in the US, and performed trainings for collaboration partners (e.g. International Red Cross, and military experts at the PAVN Institute in Hanoi, Vietnam) as well as for the DPAA’s Forensic Science Academy (FSA). Dr. Koel-Abt also served as a linguist / interpreter on recovery missions in Europe. Her current research project on tooth cementum analysis (TCA) on teeth of active duty U.S. military members aims for the accurate estimation of chronological age at death and season of death of unaccounted-for American service members. She recently joint the local Metropolitan Medical Response System (MMRS) as a forensic anthropologist, and is a visiting scientist for bone and tooth histomorphology at the Office of Chief Medical Examiner (OCME) in New York City.
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Michelle Conover

Southern California Neuropsychology Group
USA View Profile

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Dr. Michelle Conover is a licensed psychologist (Ph.D.) and Qualified Medical Examiner (Q.M.E.), trained at Pacifica, Fielding Graduate Institute and UCLA. She specializes in clinical and forensic neuropsychology with particular training and experience with traumatic head injury and neurodegenerative diseases. She has worked with children, adults and geriatric populations as well as specific populations such as professional athletes, military and police personnel, and veterans. Dr. Conover has treated individuals with TBI, PTSD, Autism, Asperger’s, ADD/ADHD, learning difficulties, stroke, personality disorders, addiction and other complicating diseases such as Alzheimer’s. She also serves as editorial board member for several journals including neurology and stroke, and neurosurgery. She is the clinical director and owner of Southern California Neuropsychology Group in Woodland Hills, CA where she provides neuropsychological assessment, cognitive rehabilitation, and neuro-psychotherapy.
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Mohammad Azfar

Al Bustan Speciality Hospital
UAE View Profile

Research Interest:
General and GI Surgery, Laparoscopic Surgery, Trauma and Surgical Intensive Care, Surgical Nutrition and Endoscopy.

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Mohammad Azfar trained in general and GI surgery. Currently practicing Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy, Lap Hernia, Lap Appendix, Lap DU perforation closure and similar procedures, also treatment of ano-rectal disorders, hemorrhoids, fissures, fistula-in-ano, colon and rectal disorders like diverticulitis, cancers, pilonidal sinus, acute pancreatitis and its complications including pseudocyst and necrosis, hydatid cyst of liver and abscesses, peptic ulcer and its complications, inguinal, incisional, and para umbilical hernias, breast, thyroid disorder. Till very recently involved in care of trauma, specially high velocity Motor Vehicle Accident and Surgical Critical Care. his practice also includes performing Upper (EGD) and Lower GI Endoscopy (Colonoscopy), PEG Placement and Reinsertion in addition to EVL and capsule endoscopy. He was actively involved in a bariatric surgery program where he also practiced Intragastric Endoscopic Balloon Insertion and Dilatation of Strictures Post LRAYGB, however, currently its not his primary interest. He also have interests in minimally invasive surgery in anorectal disorders for instance VAAFT, EPSiT, harmonic hemorrhoidectoomy and the application of Laser in the treatment of fistula, hemorrhoids, varicose veins, and pelvic floor disorders. Trauma and surgical intensive care and surgical nurtion continue to be my special interest. He is the author of 27 publications on various topics in national and international journals on general and GI surgery. He is the international editor of Surgical Recall Series (Editions III through VII) by Lipincott Williams and Wilkinson based in Baltimore, USA. He is also on the editorial board of several surgical publications.
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Adama LY

University Paris XI
France View Profile

Research Interest:
Cancer prevention and epidemiology, Cancer treatments, cellular and immunotherapy of cancer, social politics , health politics, Non communicable Deases, Health and developing countries.

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Adama Ly is the President - Founder of AFROCANCER, an international network against cancer in Africa. He is also the Founder in 2009 and editor in chief of the revue “Journal Africain du Cancer/ African Journal of Cancer” published by Springer France. Born in Senegal, Adama Ly is Doctor in Immunology and Oncology at University Paris XI and was member of the Doctoral school of Gustave Roussy cancer Institute (Villejuif, France). Dr. Ly received a degree in Biomedical Engineering and Innovations Management (Pierre and Marie Curie University, Paris, France). He graduated in Master of Social Health (MSH) from Ecoles des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales (School of High studies in social Sciences) (Paris). He was visiting fellow at Sydney Kimmel Cancer Center (SKCC, San Diego, California, USA) and at Martin Luther Wittenberg University (Halle, Germany). As senor manager in medical and fundamental researches, he focuses his work in growth factors and antitumoral immunity and cellular therapies of tumours at INSERM (National Institute for Health and Medical Research) and University Paris XI. As a promoter of the fight against cancer in Africa, we was the co-editor of the book “About cancer in Africa, from Epidemiology to biomedical applications and perspectives” a multidisciplinary book with 136 authors from 32 countries worldwide, published by the French National cancer Institute. Preface of Pr. Jean Dausset, medicine Nobel Prize owner. As Lead coordinator in Health and development, Dr. Ly is conducting a project aiming to build a Center for Cancer Prevention and research in Senegal to help reducing the impact of cancer in African populations and to boost knowledge and exchanges between develop and developing countries. Dr. Ly has received international awards (Laureate of the 2011 Editorial Award attributed by the Syndicate of Health profession’s publishers and medias (Paris 20 October 2011), was elected « Men of Year 2007 » with 14 other laureates by African medias and congratulations and Honours of International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), Vienna, Austria ( 20 September 2007). Member of many professional societies and scientific boards, he has published several articles and books in cancer research and development.
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Farnad Imani

Iran University of Medical Sciences
Iran View Profile

Research Interest:
Minimal Invasive Spine Surgery (MISS); Interventional and Percutaneous Pain Procedures; Spinal Cord Stimulation (SCS); Intrathecal Pump Implantation; Central and Peripheral Nerve Blocks.

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Prof Farnad Imani, MD, FIPP is Chairman of Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine, Iran University of Medical Sciences (IUMS). Founding member of Functional Medicine SIG at American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine (ASRA). Founder and Editor in Chief of Journal of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine (Anesth Pain Med). Founder and Past President of Iran Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine (ISRAPM). Chairman of Pain Research Center, Iran University of Medical Sciences (IUMS). World Institute of Pain (WIP) Secretary, Iran Section. Member of North American Spine Society (NASS). President of several International Congress of Interventional Pain Medicine. More than 70 scientific and research papers. Editorial at 14 scientific and research journals. Invited Speaker and Chairperson at more than 50 congress and meeting.
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Ghada Farouk El-Said

National Institute of Oceanography and Fisheries
Egypt View Profile

Research Interest:
Studying the status of pollution in marine environments and their effects on ecosystems and on human being. Special determination to the major and minor constituents of seawater such as: calcium, magnesium, fluoride, sodium, sulphate, chloride, boron, etc. Also, interested in studying the removal of pollutants by different techniques.

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Prof. GhadaFarouk El-Said is an experienced marine pollution and marine chemistry and environment pollution scientist working as a professor at the Marine Pollution Lab, Marine Environment Division of the National Institute of Oceanography and Fisheries (NIOF). She has about twenty nine years of experience in pollution environmental sciences, especially marine pollution. She has earned her Bachelor of Science – Special Chemistry from Faculty of Science - University of Alexandria, Egypt in May 1988. She got the Master of Science - Chemistry (Chemistry Division of Inorganic and Physical) from Faculty of Science, University of Alexandria in 1999. She has earned her Doctor of Philosophy in Science, Chemistry Department from Faculty of Science, Alexandria University in 2005. Her Post-doctoral studies involved the evaluation of pollution status and human risk assessment in the different marine areas. She was a Research Assistant in the Marine Pollution Research Laboratory starting from 05/09/1989 until 08/11/1999.She has earned her Assistant Lecturer in Marine Pollution Research Laboratory starting from 09/11/1999 until 26/12/2005. She was a Teacher (Researcher) in marine pollution research lab starting from 27/12/2005 until 03/28/2011 and she was an Assistant research professor in marine pollution research lab with effect from 03.29.2011 until 14.8.2016. Finally, she is a Professor in marine pollution research laboratory with effect from 14.8.2016 and to date. She participated as PI, team leader in two projects funded by NIOF and participated in a team work in another funded two projects funded by NIOF.She published about forty five research papers in many international journals. She had reviewed about forty papers in many international and national journals.
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Ahmed Hafez Khafagy

Ain Shams University Hospital
Egypt View Profile

Research Interest:
Otolaryngology, Head & Neck Surgery

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Ahmed Hafez Khafagy is a Professor in Otolaryngology- Head & Neck Surgery (Consultant), Ain Shams University Hospital, Cairo, Egypt. He is a Member of British Association of Otorhinolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, UK, Member of the Egyptian Society of Ear Nose and Throat and Allied Specialities and Member of the Egyptian Society of Otorhinolaryngology. He also has a management experience in Organizing Rota for residents and SHOs and organizing theatre lists. I also share in the organization of the Temporal Bone Dissection course held in Ain Shams University Hospital Annually.
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Mahmoud Helmy Belal

Tokyo Medical & Dental University
Egypt View Profile

Research Interest:
Aesthetic Periodontology; Oral Periodontal plastic Surgery; Guided tissue & bone regeneration; Cell culture; Peri-implantitis; Mucocutaneous Diseases; premalignancies; Laser Dentistry.

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Prof. Dr. Mahmoud Helmy Mohamed Abd Allah Belal, BDS, MSc (Egypt), PhD (Japan) is a clinical professor & consultant, Oral Medicine, Periodontology, Oral Diagnosis & Radiology Department, Faculty of Oral & Dental Medicine; Damanhour University; Damanhour; Egypt. His work was concentrated on Periodontics & Oral Medicine fields. He finished Bachelor degree (1990), Master degree (1997) from Tanta & Mansura & Universities, Egypt; Ph.D. degree (Nov. 2005) from Tanta University, Egypt as well as from Tokyo Medical & Dental University, Graduate School, Department of Hard Tissue Engineering (Periodontology), Tokyo, Japan (Mar. 2003 ~ Jan. 2005). He worked as lecturer (Nov. 2006 ~ start of 2011), associate professor (2011 ~ mid of 2016) and recently as a professor up to date. He is supervising & teaching undergraduate & postgraduate students in Minia (1998 ~2012), Fayoum ( 2013~2104) & recently Damanhour Universities Egypt. He is a member of Egyptian Dental Association (EDA). He published many research articles in several international Journals & EDA Journal. He works as a reviewer for some scientific international Journals & also as an editorial board member for other scientific international Journals. Also, He presented researches in several international conferences and lectures in Egyptian Ministry of health and dental syndicate. His Doctors Degree focused on use of bioabsorbable membranes, bone grafts & subepithelial connective tissue grafts in guided periodontal tissue regeneration (GTR). His Masters degree focused on Effect of CO2 Laser on Periodontally Involved root Surfaces. His researches including many scientific topics such as: GTR in aggressive & chronic periodontitis, Erosive-ulcerative lesions of lower lip with malignant potential, erosive ulcerative lesions of oral lichen planus, local delivery approach in type 2 diabetes mellitus & severe periodontitis, periodontal cell culture following CO2 and Er:YAG Laser conditioning, dentin hypersensitivity & mineral content using CO2 and Er:YAG Laser irradiations, enamel matrix proteins & dentin collagen as root surface biomodifiers, using Platelet derived growth factor-BB (PDGF-BB), EDTA gel or combination, or Er:YAG laser combined with PDGF-BB on cultured fibroblast cells; as well as usage of a new local delivery approach as adjunctive to non-surgical periodontal therapy.
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Joseph Krajekian

Case Western Reserve School of Dental Medicine
USA View Profile

Research Interest:
Oral and Maxillofacial surgery, with Strong emphasis dentalveolar, Surgical obstructive sleep apnea, Temporomandibular joint surgery, Trauma, Pathology, Reconstruction and Orthognathic surgery.

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Joseph Krajekian, DMD. MD. FAAOMS, DABOMS. is board certified Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon. Dr. Krajekian completed his bachelor’s degree in molecular and cellular biology at California State University Fresno. He later attended dental school at Tufts University School of Dental Medicine. Following his DMD degree, he obtained his medical doctor degree, MD., at Drexel College of Medicine and completed his 6 year surgical training at Allegheny General Hospital in Pittsburgh Pennsylvania. He was a staff at the prestigious Cleveland Clinic for over 8 years in addition to being associate clinical facility at Case Western School of Dental Medicine for over 6 years. He is currently a members of the faculty at MetroHealth System. Dr. Krajekian is very well versed in all aspect of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery with great emphasis in utilizing the most advance surgical techniques and technologies. He is forefront in utilizing virtual surgical planning in his reconstructive surgeries, orthognathic surgery and dental implants. Additionally, he has been creatively utilizing advances in adult stem cell research in his surgical reconstructions procedures in addition to platelet rich plasma. Most recently he is working with 3D custom titanium printing and early phase of 3D bone printing technology. Dr. Krajekian is actively involved in teaching and lecturing locally, nationally and internationally. Additionally, he was part of the curriculum committee of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and Dentistry at the Cleveland Clinic. Additionally, while at the Cleveland Clinic he was co-founder of a one of a kind multidisciplinary team in the management of Temporomandibular Joint Disorder. He has also founder for one of a kind virtual simulation course for management of medical emergencies at the dental office. He has numerous publications in various aspect of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. He was also a contributor to the Cleveland Clinic head and neck institute publication and currently serves as editor for the International Oxford Journal Surgical case reports, International Advances in Dentistry and Oral Heath, and Wiki How medical board advisory. He also serves as an expert at the Ohio state dental board and is a member of American Medical Forensic Specialists.
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He Liu

Gannon University
USA View Profile

Research Interest:
Molecular Biology, Physiology, Neuroscience, and Animal behavior.

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He Liu, Ph.D., is faculty member at Gannon University. He teaches introductory Molecular and Cellular Biology, Animal Physiologyand lab, and Research Methods in Biology courses in the Biology Department. His research is on the environmental effects on and the molecular basis of animal physiology and behavior.
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Shanmugasundaram Rajkumar

Southern Health and Social Care Trust
UK View Profile

Research Interest:
Upper /lower limb trauma, Complex peri-articular fracture fixation, Peri-prosthetic fracture fixation/replacement surgery, Hip & Knee arthroplasty(primary/revision), Knee arthroscopic surgery and Foot surgery.

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Mr Rajkumar is a Consultant Trauma & Orthopaedic Surgeon at Craigavon Area Hospital, Northern Ireland and has been a consultant since 2010. His main interests are Upper /lower limb trauma, Complex peri-articular fracture fixation, Peri-prosthetic fracture fixation/replacement surgery, Hip & Knee arthroplasty(primary/revision), Knee arthroscopic surgery and Foot surgery. He graduated from the University of Madras, India in 1992 and underwent post-graduate training in orthopaedics in both Madras and the UK leading to FRCS-Trauma& Orthopaedics degree. He completed a fellowship in lower limbarthroplasty surgery (primary/revision) and ACLR/kneearthroscopic surgery in Reading, UK. Subsequently, he startedworking as consultant in trauma and orthopaedics in various hospitals in England including Wrightington Hospital beforejoining the orthopaedic team at Craigavon Area hospital, NI.. Mr Rajkumar has published both trauma and orthopaedic related papers in peer review journals and is a reviewer for a number of medical journals including JBJS (BJJ). He is a Consulting Editor for two peer reviewedinternational journals. He has presented nationally and internationally and has been invited to lecture and examine for undergraduate and postgraduate medical students. He is a faculty member for Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons, Glasgow for training and development and FRCS-Tr & Orth teaching courses and a member of various medical and orthopaedic associations in UK. He has recently been appointed as Regional Surgical Advisor for Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons, Glasgow.
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Vlad Andrei Budu

ENT Institute "D. Hociota"
Romania View Profile

Research Interest:
ENT field, especially Rhinology

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Ali Gamal Ahmed Al-kaf

Sanaa University
Yemen View Profile

Research Interest:
Synthesis and biological activity of 4-oxopyrimidine and quinazolinone -4 derivatives, study of Yemeni medicinal plants and development and validation of Spectrophotometric and HPLC methods for different drugs.

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Ali Gamal Ahmed Al-kaf completed his PhD. in pharmaceutical sciences from Russia 2006, Dean of Faculty of Pharmacy at Sanaa University. Professor of Medicinal Chemistry Department. Member of many associations and international groups. Editor and Associate Editor of some international journals. My interest is Synthesis and biological activity of 4-oxopyrimidine and quinazolinone -4 derivatives, study of Yemeni medicinal plants and development and validation of Spectrophotometric and HPLC methods for different drugs. Author of more than 40 publications, 4 patents and 7 books.
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Gaurang Joshi

International Psoriasis Foundation
India View Profile

Research Interest:
Dermatology, Oncology, Arthritis, Stress Management.

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Dr.Gaurang Joshi,(B.A.M.S., Gujarat Ayurved University),International Ayurveda Physician, Expert Ayurveda Skin Specialist, Expert in Ayurveda Oncology, Director- Atharva Multispecialty Ayurveda Hospital,Cancer Research Center, Panchakarma And Skin Care Hospital, Rajkot, President-International Psoriasis Foundation, Practicing since last 21 years. Chairman- Atharva Life Science Academic and Research Foundation( Atharva Foundation), Adjunct Faculty-Hindu University of America, USA, Editor-Journal of Cancer Prevention and Research, USA, Editor-International Journal of Experimental and Clinical Dermatology, USA ,Editor-Madridge Journal of Dermatology & Research,USA.He Has Presented More Than 25 Papers In National And International Conferences On Dermatology And Oncology Research, Was Been Invited By University Of Indonesia ,Dept. of Pharmaceuticals Sciences As A Guest Speaker In International Symposium September 2011. Also Invited by University of Tel Aviv, Israel to conduct the courses of Ayurveda. Invited as a Guest Speaker at Global Cancer Summit 2015 at Bengaluru, Invited as a Guest Speaker at International Conference on Radiation Biology organized by SRM University,Chennai-2016.Visited USA, Germany, Israel and more than 8 countries as a Speaker, Academician and Consultant of Ayurveda for the propagation of Ayurveda, Felicitated by the Mayor of Jersey City, New Jersey, he was been felicitated with various awards for his contribution in Ayurveda Research. Doing Extensive Research on the management of Side effect of Radio Therapy and Chemotherapy with Ayurveda (Herbal) Medicine and also doing extensive Research with renowned Dermatology Research Institute at USA on Psoriasis and Vitiligo .Providing on line consultation to the patients globally. He is an international Blog writer for many international Websites including his own websites. Patients across the globe visiting his hospital for the treatment of various chronic disease like Psoriasis, Cancer, Arthritis etc. Visiting USA, Colombia every year to conduct Seminars and workshops on Ayurveda. Also invited by various Universities as adjunct faculty across the globe to deliver Ayurveda.
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Fadi Bitar

Idlib General Hospital
Syria View Profile

Research Interest:
Assessment of hearing loss patients (ABR, ASSR ,Pure tone Audiometer & tympanogram).

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Lilian Felipe

Fluminense Federal University
South America View Profile

Research Interest:
Otoneurology; Public Health; Elderly; Audiology; Vestibular Rehabilitation; Diagnosis.

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Lilian Felipe worked as a PhD researcher in Health Sciences in the field of audiology and otoneurology in Brazil and The Netherlands. Experienced as a professor and lecture at many national and international conferences. She has long and depth education and experience in the field of audiology and vestibulogy. Her research interest are: audiology diagnosis and treatment, vestibular system (evaluation and treatment of dizziness), elderly, public/social health. Finalized her Post Doc in 2015. Currently, she is coordinator and chair professor in Fluminense Federal University at the Speech Therapy and Audiology Department, with main research in audiology and vestibular disorders. She is member of the Gerontology Department from Brazilian Geriatrics and Gerontology Society (SBGG). She is a regular lecturer, professor and organizer of symposia, workshops and teaching courses around Brazil about hearing and vestibular evaluation. She contributed with several original papers. And also responsible for master and graduation programs and supervises research projects working in collaboration and cooperation with other universities from Brazil and The Netherlands.
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Antonio Simone

University of Messina
Italy View Profile

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Antonio Simone Laganà’s Research Interests: Endometriosis, Reproductive Immunology, Chronic Pelvic Pain, Mullerian-Derived Organs, Gynecological Endocrinology, Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS), Laparoscopy, Hysteroscopy.

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Antonio Simone Laganà was born in Reggio Calabria (Italy) on 8th May 1986. He is of Member of the Expert Panel of the Italian Association of Endometriosis; Junior Deputy of Special Interest Group for Endometriosis & Endometrial Disorders (SIGEED) of the European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology (ESHRE); In-Training Member of the Society for Reproductive Investigation (SRI) and International Society of Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology (ISUOG); Member or the Italian Society of Gynaecological Endoscopy (SEGI). He got a Master of “gynecological minimally invasive and robotic surgery” (University of Pisa), developed an intensive surgical training in the Univerzitetni Klinični Center, Ljubljana (Ljubljana, Slovenia) and obstetric/gynecological ultrasound training in the Altamedica Main Center (Rome, Italy). His research interests are: Endometriosis, Reproductive Immunology, T cell subsets, Chronic Pelvic Pain, Genetic of Mullerian-Derived Structures, Gynecological Endocrinology, Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome, Laparoscopy, Hysteroscopy. He is author of many papers published in national and international peer-reviewed journals, and his presence is often requested as Invited Speaker in international congresses.
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Sadegh Jafarnejad

department of clinical nutrition, Tehran university if medical sciences
UAE View Profile

Research Interest:
Nutrition in sports and exercises; Nutrition and fitness; Nutrition practices; Nutrition in women; Nutrition in aging; Obesity; Functional and traditional foods and supplements; Metabolic syndrome and Diabetes

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Dr. Sadegh Jafarnejad is an researcher in department of clinical nutrition, Tehran University of medical sciences. He completed his DVM doctorate program in 2007 from university of Tehran, Iran. Moreover, he earned his PhD in Nutrition and Food sciences at the Department of Clinical Nutrition, School of Nutritional Sciences and Dietetic, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Iran, in 2017. His research work focused on nutrition practice, nutrition in women, nutrition in aging, nutrition in sports and exercises, the effects of probiotics, prebiotics and synbiotics on different aspect of health, functional and traditional foods and supplements, metabolic syndrome and diabetes. He was the first author and corresponding author of various national and international papers and author of three books, reviewers of several papers and associate editor of various journals.
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Hamid Arazi

University of Guilan
Iran View Profile

Research Interest:
Resistance training, Nutrient supplements & Health

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Hamid Arazi is an associate professor of the faculty of sport sciences, university of Guilan (Iran), is specialized in resistance training, nutrient supplements and health. He received a Ph.D degree in exercise physiology, from University of Guilan (faculty of sport sciences), Iran. His research interests involve athlete conditioning, health promotion and strength sports. He has published as author or co-author numerous papers in scope of exercise physiology (athlete performance, ergogenic supplements and health).
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Jingjing Wu

University of Calgary
Canada View Profile

Research Interest:
Statistical inferences for semiparametric and nonparametric models and related applications in biostatistics and medicine. Minimum distance estimations are investigated under both semiparametric model of general form and particularly mixture models, (logistic) regression models and case-control studies, Asymptotic efficiency and robustness properties of minimum distance estimations, their applications in survival analysis, genetic studies and so on.

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Dr. Wu received her B.Sc. in Computational Mathematics and Applied Software from Minzu University of China (1999), M.Sc. in Probability from Beijing Normal University (2002), and Ph.D. in Statistics from University of Alberta (2008). Her PhD thesis was awarded the Pierre-Robillard Award by SSC (Statistical Society of Canada) as the best doctoral thesis in probability or statistics defended at a Canadian University in 2007. She joined University of Calgary in 2007 as an Assistant Professor andwas tenured and promoted to Associate Professor in2013. Dr. Wu holds Discovery Grants from NSERC (Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada) since 2008.
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Krishna Jayacharya Malagi

Center for Integrative Medicine and Research
India View Profile

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Jaime Ruiz-Tovar Polo

University Hospital Rey Juan Carlos
Spain View Profile

Research Interest:
Sleeve gastrectomy; Metabolic effect of bariatric surgery; Electrical neurostimulation as alternative bariatric procedures; Prophylactic measures against surgical site infection.

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Jaime Ruiz-Tovar, MD, PhD, is General and Digestive Surgeon at University Hospital Rey Juan Carlos (Madrid-Spain), where he is specialized in bariatric surgery. Professor of Surgery at Universidad Rey Juan Carlos. Secretary of the Surgical Infections Section of the Spanish Surgical Society. Head of the Bariatric Surgery section of the ERAS-Spain group (Enhanced Recovery After Surgery). He actually leads several investigational projects focused on bariatric surgery and surgical infections.
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Sonata Suk-Yu YAU

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
China View Profile

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Dr Yau obtained her Bachelor degree in Biochemistry from the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology in 2005, followed by a PhD in neuroscience in Department of Anatomy at The University of Hong Kong (HKU) in 2009. During her PhD and postdoctoral training at HKU, she investigated the underlying mechanisms of physical exercise-promoted brain health in animal models of depression. She had obtained several academic awards including postdoctoral fellowship, research fellowship, conference travel awards and outstanding presentation awards during her training. With a postdoctoral fellowship awarded by Canadian Institute of Health Research and Fragile X Research Foundation of Canada, she worked as a postdoctoral fellow in the Division of Medical Sciences at University of Victoria (British Columbia), Canada from 2012 to 2015. She is interested in studying pharmacological and non-pharmacological interventions for promoting brain functions in diseased animal models. Her current research projects are centered on understanding the underlying mechanisms of physical exercise-induced brain health and examining novel therapeutic treatments for promoting brain health in animal models with neurological disorders.
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Khalid Aftab

University of Karachi
Pakistan View Profile

Research Interest:
Phyto-Pharmacology/Phytomedicine, Pharmacodynamics (C.V. Studies) & Pharmacokinetics (Bio-equivalence Studies), cGMP of Pharmaceuticals, ISO 9000, 14000 & 17025, FDA, Health Canada and ICH guide line.

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Professor Dr. Khalid Aftab, Ph.D. has been actively engaged in teaching Pharmacology to Medical, Dental & Pharmacy graduates and research on Pharmacological studies of natural products for their Cardio-Vascular action since 1988. This work on Natural Products (novel hypotensive agents) resulted in valuable contribution and work has over 40 publications in Journals of International repute with impact factor 111.
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Reda A Abdel-Fattah

Atlantic Coast Dental Research Clinic
USA View Profile

Research Interest:
Craniomandibular Biomechanics; Epidemiological aspects of Orofacial Pain and Temporomandibular disorders.

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Dr. Reda A. Abdel-Fattah is a dentist with a special interest in prevention, diagnosis, and management of Orofacial pain and temporomandibular disorders as well as sleep-disordered breathing. He is a board certified, diplomate, fellow, and amember of many organizations that deal with Dentistry, Oral-Facial Pain, and Temporomandibular disorders. He has served as an expert in numerous medical-legal cases for the Department of Health of the State of Florida, defense and plaintiff attorneys. He lectured widely to local and National Health and Legal Professionals. He is an author of many scientific articles and books that are listed below. He is a board examiner for the American Board of Craniofacial Pain. He is the chairman of the Craniofacial Pain and Dysfunctions section at Atlantic Coast Dental Research Clinic at Palm Beach State College.
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