Robin K. Miller has completed her post professional occupational therapy doctorate with an emphasis in health and wellness from Salus University, USA. She is an associate clinical professor and the occupational therapy program director at the University of Wisconsin-LaCrosse, USA. She has published research in the area of problem based learning, the development of clinical reasoning skills, and injury prevention strategies for health care workers. Her current research interests include the ongoing progression of interprofessional collaborative skill development in health care students
Layla Mohamed Al-Marzouqi
Director of the Medical Tourism Council at DHA
Government of Dubai
Prof.Dr. Christoph Alexiou, received his Ph.D. in 1995 from the Technical University of Munich, Medical school. After finishing his internship in the Gastroenterology Department at the Universityhospital of the Technical University he started as a physician and researcher at the Department of oto-rhino-laryngology, head and neck surgery and founded a research group working on the field of local chemotherapy with magnetic nanoparticles (Magnetic Drug Targeting). In the year 2000 he received his degree as an ENT-Physician and 2002 he changed to the ENT-Department in Erlangen, Germany, where he performed his postdoctoral lecture qualification (Habilitation). He is working there as an assistant medical director in the clinic and leads the Section for Experimental Oncology and Nanomedicine (SEON). Since 2009 he owns the Else Kröner-Fresenius-Foundation-Professorship for Nanomedicine at the Universityhospital Erlangen. He receives grants from the European Union, German Research Community (DFG), Ministry of Education and Science (BMBF) and Bavarian State Ministry of theEnviroment and Consumer Protection and is a member of the Executive Board of the European Technology Platform for Nanomedicine (ETPN). His research is addressing the emerging fields of Diagnosis, Treatment and Regenerative Medicine using magnetic nanoparticles and the translation from basic research into clinical trials and published >150 papers in peer reviewed journals. He received for his research several national and international renowned awards
Chair and Associate Professor
The College of New Jersey
Dr. Byrne completed herDrNP from Drexel University, USA. She is Chair and Associate Professor, Department of Nursing, at The College of New Jersey and developed a global health course with a faculty-led study abroad immersion for nursing, health and exercise science, and public health students.She and her colleagues are published and have presented on topics related to their disciplines and working collaboratively to provide primary healthcare in both community and public health settings
Nasrin Banu Laskar
Sikkim Manipal Institute of Medical Sciences india
Nasrin Banu Laskar teaches both MBBS and BPT students. She is the Departmental Coordinator for all undergraduate activities and is also involved in postgraduate teaching as co-guide. She is the faculty in charge of the Rural Health Training Centre under the Department of Community Medicine.
University Hospital Erlangen
Glückstrasse 10a, 91054 Erlangen, Germany
Prof. Dr. Christoph Alexiou, received his Ph.D. in 1995 from the Technical University of Munich, Medical school. After finishing his internship in the Gastroenterology Department at the Universityhospital of the Technical University he started as a physician and researcher at the Department of oto-rhino-laryngology, head and neck surgery and founded a research group working on the field of local chemotherapy with magnetic nanoparticles (Magnetic Drug Targeting). In the year 2000 he received his degree as an ENT-Physician and 2002 he changed to the ENT-Department in Erlangen, Germany, where he performed his postdoctoral lecture qualification (Habilitation). He is working there as an assistant medical director in the clinic and leads the Section for Experimental Oncology and Nanomedicine (SEON). Since 2009 he owns the Else Kröner-Fresenius-Foundation-Professorship for Nanomedicine at the Universityhospital Erlangen. He receives grants from the European Union, German Research Community (DFG), Ministry of Education and Science (BMBF) and Bavarian State Ministry of the Enviroment and Consumer Protection and is a member of the Executive Board of the European Technology Platform for Nanomedicine (ETPN). His research is addressing the emerging fields of Diagnosis, Treatment and Regenerative Medicine using magnetic nanoparticles and the translation from basic research into clinical trials. He received for his research several national and international renowned awards.
Associate clinical professor
Occupational Therapy Program Director
Occupational Therapy Program
Robin K. Miller has completed her post professional occupational therapy doctorate with an emphasis in health and wellness from Salus University, USA. She is an associate clinical professor and the occupational therapy program director at the University of Wisconsin-LaCrosse, USA. She has published research in the area of problem based learning, the development of clinical reasoning skills, and injury prevention strategies for health care workers. Her current research interests include the ongoing progression of interprofessional collaborative skill development in health care students.
Peter J. Schulz is Director of the Institute of Communication and Health at the University of Lugano, Switzerland and Professor of Communication Theories and Health Communication. In his work he has sought to bring together thinking from the humanities, social sciences, and information technology to investigate important issues in health communications. His recent work in the field of health communication research focuses on health literacy and empowerment, doctor-patient communication, and on media effect in the health domain such as the impact of Internet use on adolescents’ health. He has published more than 160 articles on health communication in a multitude of peer-reviewed publications. Together with Paul Cobley, London, he is an editor of the Series Handbooks of Communication Science (HoCS, 35 volumes, Berlin: DeGruyter & Mouton). Since 2017 he is also Honorary Professor at ANU (Australian National University, Canberra)
Dr. Singer was Professor of Health Care Management and Policy at the Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health and the Department of Medicine at Harvard Medical School in the Mongan Institute for Health Policy, Massachusetts General Hospital. She acted as Director of Graduate Studies of the Harvard PhD in Health Policy Program (2016-2017) and Co-Chair of the Health Policy PhD Program’s Management Track (2013-2017), Director of the Healthcare Management Field of Study for the Masters in Public Health Program at the Harvard Chan School (2015-2017), Implementation Research Director for the Safe Surgery 2015 initiative (2010-2017), and Member of the University Benefits Committee (2012-2017).
Piotr Karniej has completed his PhD from Jagiellonian University in Krakow, Poland, and 13th University of Paris, France and postgraduate studies from University of Littoral Cote d’Opale in Dunkerque, France. He is a V-ce Dean of the Faculty of Health Sciences and the Head of the Department of Public Health of the Wroclaw Medical University, Wroclaw, Poland and the professor of public health and health management. He cooperates with the Catholic University of Valencia, Spain. He has published more than 45 papers in reputed journals, he is a member of editorial board of a paper “Nursing and Public Health”.
Head of the Department of the Clinical Nursing
Prof. Joanna Rosińczuk, RN, PhD - is the first in Poland nurse with a full-professor title, specialist of neurological nursing, Head of the Department of the Clinical Nursing. Conducts research on the aspects of quality of nursing care, implementation of new solutions in treatment of wounds and bedsores, research in nursing. She has published more than 400 papers in reputed journals.
Izabela Witczak - PhD in economics, Head of the Department of Economics and Quality in Health Care at the Medical University of Wroclaw, Director's Plenipotentiary for quality at the University Clinical Hospital in Wrocław; author of numerous publications, including quality and risk management in the health care system and organization of the care system for the elderly.The main area of research is risk management in healthcare, patient safety and analysis of the efficiency of the healthcare system in Poland over older people.
Łukasz Rypicz, M. Sc.,assistant at the Department of Economics and Quality in Health Care and an international coordinator at the Faculty of Health Sciences at the Medical University of Wroclaw, the main medical data analyst at the University Clinical Hospital. The main areas of interest are ergonomics and quality and risk management in the health care system.
Linh Thuy Dang
Institute of Population, Health and Development,
Mr. Subhojit Shaw is presently a M.Phil scholar at International Institute for Population Sciences, Mumbai and prior to that had completed his masters in population studies and also prior to this he had completed Master of Science in Geography (2 years) from The Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda, Gujarat, India after completing bachelor degree program (3 years BA) in Geography, from the same university. He had dome two dissertation projects during his master course.
Faculty of Health Sciences
University of Ontario Institute of Technology
Dr. Caroline Barakat-Haddad has completed her PhD from McMaster University, Canada. She started her academic career as an Assistant Professor in Environmental Health at Zayed University, Dubai. She held positions at the University of Toronto Scarborough as an Assistant Professor in Health Studies, and Discipline Representative. She is currently an Associate Professor in Environmental and Occupational Health at the University of Ontario Institute of Technology, Canada. Dr. Barakat-Haddad has more than 30 publications in reputed academic sources and has presented her research at over 45 national and international venues. She serves on two editorial boards and a National Research Fund.
Faculty of Health Sciences, Wroclaw Medical University, Wroclaw, Poland
Iwona Mazur, Ph.D. is an economist and an expert in the field of mental healthcare management. She cooperates with decision-making institutions and legislative institutions in Poland and Europe, in creating conditions improving the quality of psychiatric care and promotion of mental health. She is the CEO of the Day Care Centre for Children and Adolescents with Psychiatric and Speech Disorders in Wroclaw (Poland). She is a member of the Polish and European Association of Public Health. She is the Assistant Professor of public health and health management of the Wroclaw Medical University (Department of Public Health). She is an attendant of many meetings and international conferences dedicated to mental health, public health and health management. Dr Iwona Mazur is the author of many scientific articles and books concerning public health, health care, psychiatry care and management of health care system.
Medical University of Vienna, Centre for Public Health, Vienna, Austria
Marisa Silbernagl is a clinical psychologist and works as scientific research associate at the Center for Publich Health, Medical University of Vienna, Austria. Her research focuses on infectious disease prevention in high-risk groups, such as patienst with opioid-use disorder or prison inmates.
Sean is a Lecturer in Sport, Exercise and Physiotherapy at Coventry University, UK. His main area of interest is physical activity and impact upon long term health across the lifespan. He undertook a fieldworker role on this multi-regional project in collaboration with many other health professionals, volunteers and charities. He would like to thank the participants, his colleagues both internal and external to Coventry University, for making this project possible. He is also grateful to the Health Foundation and NHS England for providing funding for this project, which was obtained by the senior project team.
Tshiamo Ramalepa has completed his master’s degree from Tshwane University of Technology, South Africa, and a postgraduate Public Health diploma from the University of South Africa. He is currently enrolled as a PhD student and working as a lecturer at Tshwane University of Technology, South Africa. He has presented at four national and two international conferences. He is also serving as a reviewer for the South African Journal of Education.
School of Public Health,
Université de Montréal, Canada
Lise Lamothe, PhD,(McGill University, Canada). Full professor, Department of Health Management, Evaluation and Policy, School of Public Health, Université de Montréal, Canada. More than 60 peer reviewed articles. Research interests: Governance and transformation of health organizations. Formerly manager in a teaching hospital.
Dr Beauchamp is a Senior Research Fellow in the Department of Medicine at the University of Melbourne. She has published over 50 journal articles, and her research focus is on developing and evaluation health literacy interventions to reduce health inequalities.
Master of Social Work (Mental Health), UCT, South Africa.
Zolani Metu is the founding CEO of Decolonial Mental Health (Pty) Ltd, a start-up company that
provides afro-centric solutions to complex mental health problems in South Africa. He is passionate
about addressing health inequities and social determinants of health, with attention to mental
health. The Mandela Rhodes Scholar holds a Master of Social Sciences (cum Laude, Mental health
Research) from the prestigious University of Cape Town, and currently works as a Pre-PhD Intern
at WITS University’s School of Public Health. Zolani has work experience from Washington DC, USA
where he worked on an AIDS Free, USAID/PEPFAR project at a Public Health Consultancy known as
John Snow Inc. He also worked in Burundi, East Africa, for an organization called Village Health
Works; where he focused on Maternal Mental Health. Zolani also holds a strong passion for
leadership and is an alumnus of the South African Washington International Program (SAWIP).
Dr. Carolina Borges is a Social Epidemiologist and currently Assistant Professor of Public Health, and the Director of the MPH program at The College of New Jersey. She holds a PhD in Dental Public Health, Master in Public Health with an especialization in Epidemiology. Her research line includes social determinants of health, social capital and social networks, health inequalities, and digital health.
Dr. Byrne has completed his DrNP from Drexel Univerity, USA and is a dually certified
Family and Advanced Oncology Advanced Practice Nurse. She practices within the
Cancer Screening Project at MD Anderson Cancer Center at Cooper and is published in
the area of cancer prevention and early detection and as an active member of the
Oncology Nursing Society has presented both in the US and internationallly on a variety
of cancer topics. She is also a peer reviewer for Oncology Nursing Forum.
Katarina Vojvodic is a medical doctor, specialist in Social medicine, master in Health Care management,amd PhD candidate. All mentioned was obteined from Univercity of Belgrade, Faculty of Medicine. She is working at Institute of Public Health of Belgrade as a head of Department for Halth Care Quality Improvement. She has great experience in conducting contineus medical educations in the field of management, financing and quality of health care so as presenting results from her research on national and international congreses and publications.
Huazhong University of
Science and Technology, Wuhan,
Li Xiang has completed his PhD from Huazhong University ofScience and Technology, Wuhan, China. She has published more than 15 papers in reputed journals and 2 books. She had hosted more than 10 research projects, including two National Natural Science Foundation projects.
Community Nutrition Department
United Arab Emirates
Aisha Almulla has completed her bachelor and master degree from the University of Gothenburg, Sweden in the clinical nutrition and dietetic field in 2014. She is a registered dietitian in the Community Nutrition Department at Tawam hospital- in affiliation with Johns Hopkins Medicine, dealing with patients and conducting researches in the nutrition field. She is a member in the American Society for Nutrition and the Swedish Association of Clinical Dieticians and the United Arab Emirates nutrition group.
Muna Aljallaf has completed her MD from Dubai Medical College in the UAE and is
board certified in Emergency Medicine by the Jordanian board and the Arab board of
Health Specialization. She is currently working as a specialist in Rashid Hospital
emergency department, which is the busiest trauma center attending to the citizens of
Dubai as well as the North Eastern region of the UAE. She has completed an
introduction to clinical research program at Harvard Medical School and has a humble
experience in the research field.
Jessica Peterburs is an operationl healthcare leader in Imaging Services, Departments of Breast Imaging and Ultrasound, from Advocate Aurora Health in Milwaukee, WI, USA. She is a *doctoral degree candidate with a dual concentration in Global Health Studies and Telehealth Management from Nova Southeastern University, Fort Lauderdale, FL, USA (anticipated graduation 12/2019). Global health prevention and awarenss, access to care, and health innovation are priority in her career. She has a background in sonography with 11 years of experience in general, vascular, and procedural ultrasound.
Nir Kaminer is a founding partner of MedRev – Medical Reviews International. Nir has built-up a team of internationally experienced clinical and business executives that operate a global network of medical specialists in all medical areas. He brings years of management consulting background and more than 10 years of experience in helping healthcare insurers in optimising their operations and improve healthcare provisioning.
Rafiqul Islam Maruf has completed his PhD in Information Engineering from Hokkaido University, Japan. Now he is working as an Associate Professor in Kyushu University Hospital. Before that he was working as a director of Global Communication Center, the ICT based R&D center of Grameen Communications, Bangladesh, his home country. Earlier Dr. Islam worked in Japanese IT industries for more than twelve years. He has participated in many International Conference, presented his works and chaired many sessions. Dr. Islam has published a good number of research papers in reputed international journals and proceedings. His research vision is “ICT for Humanity”.