Judith Flores, New York University School of Medicine, USA
Chronic Disease Management, Asthma and Allergy.
Brenda Marshall, William Paterson University, USA
Seyed Afshin Shorofi, Flinders University, Australia
Dr S.Afshin Shorofi has attained his PhD from Flinders University of South Australia, where he subsequently started working as a Research Associate in Health Care for Older People. He is currently an Adjunct Research Fellow at Flinders University (Australia), and an Assistant Professor at Mazandaran University of Medical Sciences (MUMS-Iran). In addition, Afshin is the deputy head of the Traditional & Complementary Medicine Research Center and the Center for History & Ethics Studies at MUMS. Afshin is holding adjunct academic positions in two research centers at MUMS, Traditional & Complementary Medicine Research Center and Orthopedic Research Center. He is nationally well known for his publications so that he has published 17 books in the fields of Nursing, Midwifery and Medicine irrespective of his papers in peer-reviewed journals. Afshin is also serving several well-reputed journals as an editorial board member or editorial advisory board member. Afshin has been awarded prizes and honors for teaching excellence, outstanding research and overall academic achievement. Afshin's research interest is as follows: aged care, complementary and alternative medicine, critical care, holistic care, and palliative care.
Aged Care, Complementary & Alternative Medicine, Critical Care
Holistic Care, Palliative Care.
Yau Sui Yu, Open University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Yau Sui Yu, Ivy, is working as the Assistant Professor of the Division of Nursing and Health Studies, Open University of Hong Kong. She serves as the Editor-in Chief, Editorial Board member and Reviewer for various international journals. Her research interests including cardiovascular nursing, nursing education, physical activity and health, and patient education.
Cardiovascular nursing, nursing education, physical activity and health, and patient education.
Xing Lin Feng, Peking University Health & Science Center, China
Tubao Yang, Central South University(CSU), China
Dr. Yang's research interests are health service epidemiology, chronic disease epidemiology,social security statistics, comprehensive assessment of treatment outcomes, patient satisfaction evaluation,China health System and the utilization of advanced analytic tools (e.g., Kaplan-Meier method, Log-rank test, COX regression models, TOPSIS method, multivariable analysis, correspondence analysis, structured equation model, Meta analysis, data envelopment analysis (DEA) for complex population health databases, and pharmcoepidemiological study in pregnant women population cohort with the software such as SPSS and SAS.
Biostatistics ,Epidemiology, Health Economics,Chronic disease ,Health assessment, patient satisfaction, Health System.
Aike Qiao, Beijing University of Technology, China
Got PhD from Center of biomedical engineering, Beijing University of Technologyin 2000.
Computational Fluid Dynamics in Neo-cardiovascular Arterial System; Numerical Simulation of Biomechanics; Interventional treatment and surgical planning; Biomedical Engineering.
R. Mauricio Barría Pailaquilén, Universidad Austral de Chile, Chile
Biography: Dr. Mauricio Barría is currently Assistant Professor of the Faculty of Medicine of the Universidad Austral de Chile. He is the Director of the Evidence-Based Health Office and Director of the Nursing Institute. Principal Lecturer of Courses on Research Methods (Quantitative and Qualitative), Bioethics, and Evidence-Based Practice to undergraduate and postgraduate programs. He completed his MSc. in Clinical Epidemiology and Doctoral degree in Public Health (DrPH). He participates as a member of different editorial board and scientific committees of journals of nursing and other health sciences and has published several articles mainly in the area of infant and neonatal health.
Research Interest: Maternal-Child Health; Environmental Health
Chia-Yi Jenny Wu, National Taiwan University, Taiwan
Biography: Dr Wu Chia-Yi graduated from Department of Community Health Nursing in the National Taiwan University College of Medicine. She has received semi-structural interview training in the WHO Chinese version of SCAN research in a longitudinal study investigating the prevalence of alcohol use problems and other psychiatric illness among original Taiwanese residents in middle part of Taiwan. Moreover, she has established the case management program for suicidal patients who attended emergency care in the Mackay Memorial Hospital, Taiwan during 2005-2006. She has been investigating help-seeking behavior of people with suicide or self-harm in her PhD study and has published both quantitative and qualitative papers. In recent years her research interests have focused on secondary prevention of community mental health, including depression and suicide risk screening and help-seeking behavior of medical and psychiatric patients in different settings.
Research Interest: Depression and suicide risk assessment, Suicide prevention, Help-seeking behavior, Social support and social relationships, Community mental health nursing.