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    Mohammed Abdulridha Merzah
    Postdoc researcher- Assistant Professor
    Public Health and Epidemiology
    University of Debrecen

    Dr. Mohammed Merzah is a dedicated epidemiologist with a profound commitment to public health and genomic research. With a doctoral degree in Public Health and Epidemiology, specializing in Genomic Public Health, Dr. Merzah brings a unique blend of academic expertise and practical experience to his work.

     Throughout his career, Dr. Merzah has demonstrated a passion for education and outreach, striving to bridge the gap between scientific research and public understanding. He firmly believes in the importance of translating complex epidemiological concepts into accessible information to empower individuals and communities to make informed decisions about their health.
    Dr. Merzah's research interests span a wide range of topics within epidemiology and genomics, with a particular focus on understanding the genetic determinants of disease susceptibility and transmission. He has conducted various types of studies, including meta-analyses and systematic reviews, to synthesize existing evidence and uncover novel insights into public health challenges.

    In addition to his research endeavors, Dr. Merzah has extensive experience in data curation, extraction, and analysis. He is skilled in utilizing advanced statistical methods and bioinformatics tools to analyze large-scale genomic datasets and extract meaningful patterns and associations.

    Dr. Merzah's commitment to advancing public health extends beyond academia. He has actively engaged in outreach activities and community-based interventions aimed at promoting health equity and addressing disparities in healthcare access. He believes in the power of collaborative partnerships and interdisciplinary approaches to tackle complex public health issues effectively.

    Outside of his professional pursuits, Dr. Merzah enjoys hiking, photography, and spending time with his family. He is dedicated to making meaningful contributions to improving public health and looks forward to continuing his journey of discovery and impact in the field of epidemiology.

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    Spinei Larisa
    Professor Public Health
    Department of the Social Medicine and Management Nicolae Testemitanu
    State University of Medicine and Pharmacy of the Republic of Moldova Nicolae Testemitanu

    I was born on December 10, 1952 in the city of Chisinau. After graduating from secondary school in 1970, she was enrolled at the Faculty of General Medicine of the Institute of Medicine.

    After graduating with honors in 1976, she was employed at the Nicolae Testemițanu State University of Medicine and Pharmacy, where she went through all the steps of her teaching career: from assistant professor to university professor and head of the Department of Management and Psychology, from in 2020 he works at the Nicolae Testemițanu Department of Social Medicine and Management.

    With the launch of the first master's program, she was responsible for such subjects as "Biostatistics", "Research methods" and "Evidence-based medicine" within the School of Public Health Management of USMF Nicolae Testemițanu.

    My interest in scientific research was stimulated by the work on his own theses – a doctorate (1989), then a habilitation doctorate (1997), both successfully defended. I benefited from several trainings in Sweden, the USA, Israel, Croatia, Romania and France, thus increasing my skills, published manuals, monographs, guides, contributed to the improvement of the training process of students, masters and PhD students.

    As a supervisor and scientific consultant, I prepared 15 doctoral theses in medicine and pharmacy and 5 doctoral theses in medicine, 46 master's theses in Public Health Management and 12 bachelor's theses in the discipline of Social Medicine and Management. I am author and co-author of 206 scientific-didactic publications.

    I am a member of WAMS, the World Academy of Medical Sciences (International Board of Biostatistics), Netherlands, of the Expert Council of ANACEC, of the Editorial Board of the magazines "Perinatology Bulletin", "Medical Curier", "Public Health, Economy and Medical Management' and 'OH&RM'.

    For prodigious activity and substantial contribution to the development of science, to the promotion of outstanding results in the field of research, I was awarded the Diploma of Honor of the Government of the Republic of Moldova, the Diploma of Gratitude of the Academy of Sciences of Moldova and the Nicolae Testemițanu Medal.

    Research Interest: Public health, women's and children's health, social medicine, management, disability

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    Lin Guo
    Assistant Professor
    School of Management
    Shandong Second Medical University

    Lin Guo, Ph.D. in Economics from Zhejiang University, is an Assistant Professor at the School of Management, Shandong Second Medical University. To date, he has published a total of 19 papers in representative journals domestically and internationally, with works featured in authoritative publications such as "World Economy," "China & World Economy," "Journal of Asian Economics," "Energy & Environment," "Journal of Medical Internet Research," "Journal of Cleaner Production," and "Digital Health." He has led and participated in multiple national-level, provincial, and bureau-level projects and contributed to one monograph. Currently, he serves as a specially appointed expert at the Weifang Municipal State-owned Assets Think Tank and an anonymous reviewer for several SSCI journals.

    Research Interest: Health Economics, Environmental Economics, Public Economics

    Publication List:

    1. 2024: Mitigating boundary pollution: Evidence from China's environmental protection inspection centers, First Author (1/5), Energy & Environment, SSCI.
    2. 2024: Fiscal Tax Inclusivity and Firm Productivity: Evidence from China's Industrial Enterprise Database, Third Author (3/4), Journal of Economic Theory and Business Management, CSSCI.
    3. 2024: Impact of Broadband Infrastructure Construction on Medical Resource Mismatch: A QuasiNatural Experiment from Broadband China Policy, Corresponding Author (3/4), Environmental Science and Pollution Research, Journal of Medical Internet Research, SCI (TOP).
    4. 2023: Low-carbon Economy and Industrial Transformation and Upgrading, Corresponding Author (4/4), Environmental Science and Pollution Research, SCI.
    5. 2023: The Control of Border Pollution: The Lure from Political Promotion Incentives, First Author (1/3), Journal of Cleaner Production, SCI (TOP).
    6. 2023: Has Smart City Transition Elevated the Provision of Healthcare Services? First Author (1/5), Digital Health, SSCI.
    7. 2023: Have Industrial Robots Worsened the Ecological Environment, Corresponding Author (4/4), China & World Economy, SSCI.
    8. 2023: Corporate Endowment Insurance Fee Reduction and Employee Wages: Evidence from China, Third Author (3/3), China & World Economy, SSCI, Second Zone.
    9. 2023: Internet Use and Body Mass Index Among Adults: A Study, Sixth Author (6/9), Chinese Journal of Preventive Medicine, PKU Core.
    10. 2022: Productivity Effects of Corporate Income Tax: Evidence from China, Corresponding Author (3/3), The World Economy, SSCI, Second Zone.
    11. 2022: Digital Transformation, Green Innovation, and the Solow Productivity Paradox, Corresponding  Author (2/2), PlosOne, SCI, Second Zone.
    12. 2022: The Impact of SO2 Emission Trading Policy on Enterprise Performance, First Author (1/3), Contemporary Social Science.
    13. 2021: How to Explain the Inverted U-shaped Curve of Tax Centralization in China, Second Author (2/4),  Journal of Asian Economics, SSCI, Second Zone.
    14. 2021: Zombie Problem: Normal Firm's Wastewater Pollution, Second Author (2/3), Journal of Cleaner Production, SCI, First Zone.
    15. 2021: Does Environmental Regulation Increase Employment, First Author (1/2), Contemporary Social Science.
    16. 2020: The Impact of OMRR Operation on Chinese Stock Market to Fight COVID-19: An Event Study, First Author (1/3), Frontiers of Economics in China, ESCI.
    17. 2011: Measurement and Decomposition of Fluctuations in China's Investment Rate, Third Author (3/3),  Quantitative Economics and Technical Economics Research, CSSCI.
    18. 2010: The Nonlinear Effect of Fiscal Policy on Household Consumption, Second Author (2/2), Economic Issues, Reproduced by Renmin University Press, CSSCI.

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    Anila Cake
    Assistant Lecturer
    Department of Clinical Subjects
    University of Medicine "Faculty of Technical Medical Sciences

    Research Interest:   Nursing

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    Number of publications: 16

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    Ameersing Luximon
    Hong Kong

    Prof Ameersing Luximon is currently Professor of Practice at GTSI in the Industrial Design area. He is also president of the Hong Kong Ergonomics society (HKES) and council member of the IEA. Previously, Dr Luximon worked as Associate Professor of fashion design in Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU). Dr Luximon completed his PhD from the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST). He has more than 20 years working experience in academia and industry. He has more than 160 publications. He is the editor of the handbook of footwear design and manufacture (2013 and 2021) and editor of the International Shibori symposi¬um proceedings (2011-2016). He was the program chair for the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society (USA) Product design Technical Group (2011, 2012). His teaching and research areas include Ergonomics in Design; wearable product design; Biomechanics and health Application, AI in Design; social robots; and entrepreneurship, innovation, and creativity.

    Research Interest: Ergonomics, Digital Human modelling, wearable product design, Smart product design, Smart Health system design, Active aging,

    Grants: (Selected)
    1.    RGC GRF 2011-2012 (36 months) Interactive Robotic Mannequin Design for Fashion Industry (HK$783,374) Co-Investigator, Principal Investigator: Chan C.K.
    2.    ITF/HKRITA 2008, Innovation and Technology Fund Advanced Clothing Functional Design CAD Technologies (II) (HK$6,070,850) Co-Investigator, Principal Investigator: Li Y.
    3.    RGC GRF (2009-2011) Effects of plantar supports on loading for high heel shoe design (HK$581K) Co-Investigator, Principal Investigator: Zhang M.
    4.    ITF (2007/2008) Development of a digit human foot system for design and evaluation of healthcare and fashionable shoes Principal Investigator (HK$998K) Co-Investigator, Principal Investigator: Zhang M.
    5.    Central Research Grant DGRF (2016), Comparison of Chemicals Components on the 3D Foot Surface Between Different Age Group, (HK$200K), Principal Investigator, Co-Investigators: Yip YM and Kan CW
    6.    CERG 2012-2013 Rated 3.5, Interactive Walls: Photonic Textiles and Deployable Structures for Adaptive and Interactive Interiors (HK$200K) Co-Investigator. Principal Investigator: Jeanne Tan
    7.    ICRG 2011-2012, Accurate quantification of chemical molecules on the 3D foot surface (HK$200K) Principal Investigator, Co-Investigator: Kan C. W.
    8.    ICRG 2011-2012 Designing and Developing Non-aqueous and Durable Antimicrobial Finishing for Cotton (HK$200K) Co-Investigator, Principal Investigator: Kan C. W.
    9.    CERG 2009-2010 Rated 3.5, Interactive Robotic Mannequin Design for Fashion Industry (HK$105K) Co-Investigator, Principal Investigator: Chan C. C.
    10.    ICRG 2009-2010, Three-dimensional Prediction Model for Elderly Foot, (HK$100K), Principal Investigator, Co-Investigator: Zhang M.
    11.    ICRG 2008-2009 Design and Development of Custom Back Support System Integrated with Clothing (HK$120K), Principal Investigator, Co-Investigator: Ng MCF
    12.    Postdoctoral Fellowship Scheme 2009, Cellular Interactive Behaviors of Keratin Functional Peptide Conjugated Nanoparticles, (HK$696K) Co-Investigator, Principal Investigator: Li Y.
    13.    Postdoctoral Fellowship2003 Footwear fitting for Diabetic Mellitus (HK$850K) Co-Investigator, Principal Investigator: Zhang M.

    List of Publications: (selected)
    1.    Song, Y., Luximon, A., & Luximon, Y. (2021). The effect of facial features on facial anthropomorphic trustworthiness in social robots. Applied Ergonomics, 94, 103420.
    2.    Ganesan, B., Yip, J., Luximon, A., Gibbons, P. J., Chivers, A., Balasankar, S. K., ... & Al-Jumaily, A. (2021). Infrared Thermal Imaging for Evaluation of Clubfoot After the Ponseti Casting Method—An Exploratory Study. Frontiers in Pediatrics, 9, 321.
    3.    Luximon, A., Jiang, L., and Luximon, Y. (2020). Sizing and grading methods with consideration of footwear styles. International Journal of Industrial Ergonomics, 78, 102960.
    4.    Ganesan, B., Yip, J., Al-Jumaily, A., Fong, S. S., Kothe Balasankar, S., AM Batlle, E., ... and Luximon, A. (2019). A novel 3D evaluation method for assessing bone to bone relationships in clubfoot. European review for medical and pharmacological sciences. 2019; 23: 1882-1890
    5.    Chen, T. L. W., Wong, D. W. C., Xu, Z., Tan, Q., Wang, Y., Luximon, A., & Zhang, M. (2018). Lower limb muscle co-con¬traction and joint loading of flip-flops walking in male wearers. PloS one, 13(3), e0193653.
    6.    Ganesan, B., Luximon, A., Al-Jumaily, A. A., Yip, J., Gibbons, P. J., & Chivers, A. (2018). Developing a Three-Dimensional (3D) Assessment Method for Clubfoot—A Study Protocol. Frontiers in Physiology, 8, 1098.
    7.    Kwok, Garcia, Joanne Yip, Kit-Lun Yick, Mei-Chun Cheung, Chi-Yung Tse, Sun-Pui Ng, and Ameersing Luximon. “Postur¬al screening for adolescent idiopathic scoliosis with infrared thermography.” Scientific reports,7, no. 1 (2017): 14431.
    8.    Ganesan, B., Luximon, A., Al-Jumaily, A., Balasankar, S.K. and Naik, G.R., 2017. Ponseti method in the management of clubfoot under 2 years of age: A systematic review. PloS one, 12(6), p.e0178299.
    9.    Barik, S., Khandual, A., Behera, L., Badamali, S.K. and Luximon, A., 2017. Nano-Mg–Al-layered double hydroxide applica¬tion to cotton for enhancing mechanical, UV protection and flame retardancy at low cytotoxicity level. Cellulose, 24(2), pp.1107-1120.
    10.    Balasankar, G., Luximon, A. and Al-Jumaily, A., 2016. Current conservative management and classification of club foot: A review. Journal of pediatric rehabilitation medicine, 9(4), pp.257-264.
    11.    Ganesan, B., Fong, K.N.K., Luximon, A. and Al-Jumaily, A. (2016). Kinetic and kinematic analysis of gait pattern of 13 year old children with unilateral genu valgum, European Review for Medical and Pharmacological Sciences 2016; 20: 3168–3171.
    12.    Ganesan, B., Al-Jumaily, A. and Luximon, A. (2016). 3D Printing Technology Applications in Occupational Therapy, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation – International, Special Article – Occupational Therapy, Vol 3 Issue 3, 1–4.

    Skype ID: Ameersing Luximon

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    Elizabeth W Gonzalez
    Associate Professor
    Department of Psychiatry
    Drexel University

    Research Interest: Dementia and family caregivers, Stress and Coping, Resourcefulness, Cross-cultural studies, geriatrics, minority health, and gero-psychiatry.

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    Lisa Kay Sprod
    Assistant Professor
    School of Health and Applied Human Sciences
    University of North Carolina
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    Sandra Chaisson Brown
    School of Nursing
    Southern University
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    Jin Y Shin
    Associate Professor
    Department of Psychology
    Hofstra University

    Research Interest: Early intervention, disability, developmental disability, developmental delays, Vietnam, families of children with disabilities

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    SPJ Van Alphen
    Department of Clinical and Life Span Psychology
    Vrije Universiteit Brussel

    Research Interest: Older Adults, Personality, Personality Disorders, Autism, Psychotherapy, Assessment, Expert Opinion

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    Norman J Temple
    Department of Science
    Athabasca University

    Research Interest: Dietary Supplements, Africa, Nutrition Policy, Food Labels, Diet And Chronic Diseases Of Lifestyle.

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    Nazmul Alam
    Assistant Professor
    Departement of Medecine
    University of Montreal Hospital Research Centre

    Research Interest: Social Epidemiology, participatory research, maternal health, inequalities, sexually transmitted infections, partner notification.

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    Randy Johner
    Department Social Work
    University of Regina

    Research Interest: Disability Studies, Lensspiritual, Physical, Intellectual.

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    Galvez Espinoza
    Department of Community Health
    University of Chile

    Research Interest: Women, Eating Behaviors, Behavior Change, Qualitative Methods, Photo-Elicitation

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    Hans Jorgen Grabe
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy
    University of Greifswald

    Research Interest: Epidemiology, Community Medicine, Gene-Environment Interaction
    Structural Brain Imaging, Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, Depression, Stress and Trauma-Related Disorders, Alexithymia.

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    Wolfgang Hoffmann
    Department of Versorgung Sepidemiologie and Community Health
    Greifswald University

    Research Interest: Population-Based Intervention and Prevention Regional Concepts of Health Care, Central Data Management, Quality Management.

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    Areti Lagiou
    Department of Public and Community Health
    Athens Technological Educational Institute

    Research Interest: Epidemiology, Public Health, Community Health, Chronic Disease Prevention, Health Promotion.

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    Noriyoshi Sawabata
    Department of General Thoracic Surgery
    Osaka University

    Research Interest: Community Health Care, Lung Cancer and Thoracic Surgery.

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    Vincenzo M Di Ciommo
    Department of Methods of Epidemiology and Biostatistics
    Roma Tre University

    Research Interest: Clinical Epidemiology and Evidence-Based Medicine, Particularly in Gastroenterology and Paediatrics (Adolescent Medicine).

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    Bilenko Natalya
    Department of Epidemiology and Health Services
    Utrecht University

    Research Interest: Public Health, Nutrition, Anemia, Pregnancy Outcome, Prevention, Environmental Epidemiology.

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    Leo P ten Kate
    Department of Clinical Genetics
    VU University Medical Center
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    Elzbieta Radzikowska
    Associate Professor
    Department of Lung Diseases
    National Tuberculosis and Lung Diseases Research Institute
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    Chikere Ebirim
    Assistant Professor
    Department of Public Health Technology
    Federal University of Technology
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    Nadia Mohamed
    Department of Dentistry
    University of the Western Cape
    South Africa

    Research Interest: Early Childhood Caries, Public Health Dentistry, Special Care Dentistry, Trauma/ Sports Dentistry/ Mouth guards, Pulp therapy, Interceptive orthodontics, E-learning, Forensic, dentistry, Field Dentistry

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