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Editorial Board

Natalie Pafitis, Senior Editor

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New Content ItemNatalie joined BMC after having completed an MSc in Environmental Health at the Cyprus International Institute, in Association with the Harvard School of Public Health, USA where she completed courses including global climate change, environmental epidemiology, sustainable development and exposure assessment.  Prior to this, she gained her BSc in Environmental Science at the University of Indianapolis, USA. Natalie is a Senior Editor for the BMC-series and has been Editor of BMC Public Health since 2007, also having worked on several biology and medical journals since this time. She has a keen interest in the use of research evidence to underpin public health policy and to advance the Sustainable Development Agenda. She is an Editor of the BMC Series blog and an ambassador of the Sustainable Development Goals for the BMC Series journals.

Senior Editorial Board Members

Chris I. Ardern

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Chris I. New Content ItemArdern is an Associate Dean of Research and Innovation in the Faculty of Health at York University (Toronto, Canada) and Associate Professor in the School of Kinesiology and Health Science. Chris’ primary interest is in the epidemiology of obesity and 24-hour movement behaviors (sleep, sedentary time, and physical activity) in relation to cardiometabolic risk, microvascular dysfunction, and dementia. Most recently, his work has focused on the health risks associated with weight stigma, and the use of risk algorithms and behavioral profiling for the identification of high-risk subgroups of the population. This work incorporates both social and physical determinants, drawing on large scale open data infrastructure, national surveys, and administrative healthcare data to conduct time-to-event and geospatial analyses, to move knowledge into action with collaborating healthcare groups. He holds a Research Scientist position at Southlake Regional Health Centre, is member of the York University Centre for Aging Research and Education (YU-CARE), and is active in obesity organizations at the local to national level. Professor Ardern joined the Editorial Board of BMC Public Health in 2017, and has been a Senior Editor since 2019.

Noriko Cable

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New Content ItemNoriko is a Senior Research Fellow at the Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London. She works on social relationships, alcohol use and mental health from childhood to late adulthood as well as on cross-national examinations of mental health. Her work appears in the booklets Life gets under your skin and Never too early, never too late published by her research group, the International Centre for Lifecourse Studies in Society and Health (ICLS). She currently works on her ESRC funded project, UK-Japan Social relationships and well-being across ageing nations  (UK-Japan SWAN) to establish early career researchers' networks between the UK and Japan. Dr. Cable joined the Editorial Board of BMC Public Health as Section Editor in 2019.

Jennifer Emond

New Content ItemJennifer is Associate Professor in the Departments of Biomedical Data Science and Pediatrics at the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth College and co-Director of the Media & Health Behaviors Laboratory at Dartmouth College. Jennifer’s research focuses on the development of health behaviors during early childhood including dietary behaviors, physical activity and sleep. Jennifer’s research also examines the role of child-directed food marketing on shaping children’s dietary behaviors. She is actively involved in teaching in the Quantitative Biomedical Sciences graduate program at Dartmouth College and greatly enjoys mentoring others within statistical methodology.

Youcheng Liu

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New Content ItemYoucheng is currently an Associate Professor at Wayne State University School of Medicine. He trained in medicine and public health with specialties in industrial hygiene, environmental health, occupational health and epidemiology. His research focuses on assessing occupational and environmental exposures to chemical hazards and biological agents, evaluating the resultant health outcomes (asthma, COPD, cardiovascular diseases and diabetes) and identifying effective and feasible measures and strategies to reduce exposures and prevent diseases. Current research projects include dermal exposure to nicotine in migrant tobacco farm workers in Kentucky and the development of a barrier cream and other intervention methods to reduce exposure and green tobacco sickness, isocyanate exposure in neonates and the identification of user barriers of Powered Air-Purifying Respirators (PAPRs) in health care workers. He joined the Editorial Board of BMC Public Health in 2010.

Carol Maher

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New Content ItemCarol is a Research Professor and Deputy Director of the Alliance for Research in Exercise, Nutrition and Activity (ARENA) at the University of South Australia.  Her research focuses on the links between lifestyle behaviors (particularly physical activity, sedentary behavior and sleep) and health and obesity in children and adults. She is particularly interested in technology-based approaches for measuring and improving health behaviors, including wearables, smart devices, apps and online social media. Professor Maher joined the Editorial Board of BMC Public Health in May of 2014.

Monica Malta

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New Content ItemDr. Monica Malta is a researcher at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) and a professor at the University of Toronto. She has been engaged in global health research focusing on social and structural factors influencing health inequalities and the impact of gender-based violence among female-identified persons from Latin America. Her work contributed to change local legislations and informed several interventions protecting the rights of people living with HIV, survivors of gender-based violence and the LGBTQ2S community.

Isabelle Niedhammer

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New Content ItemIsabelle is a Research Director at the French National Institute for Health and Medical Research (INSERM, France). She is currently working at the Research Institute for Environmental and Occupational Health (IRSET-INSERM U1085). Her background is in occupational health epidemiology. Her research topics are related to occupational and social epidemiology and she is particularly interested in job stress, psychosocial work exposures and workplace violence, and their impact on health, as well as in the contribution of these occupational exposures to social inequalities in health. She is the author of more than 100 publications in international peer-reviewed journals and participated in the writing of 8 books. She joined the Editorial Board of BMC Public Health in 2011.

Patrick Palmieri

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New Content ItemDr. Patrick Palmieri is a global health expert and research methodologist with more than 20 years work experience in academia and industry. Dr. Palmieri leads two research centers based in South America including the EBHC South America: A JBI Affiliated Group and the South American Center for Qualitative Research. He is a full professor and senior research scientist at the Universidad Norbert Wiener (Peru), where he previously served as Vice Chancellor for Research and Dean of the School of Nursing. In addition, Dr. Palmieri is an adjunct professor in doctoral programs at A.T. Still University and Texas Woman's University. Previously in Peru, he co-led a $300+ million project resulting in the largest private vertically integrated health delivery system and led the first successful international hospital accreditation. His research interests include generating evidence to guide clinical practice through scoping and systematic reviews, applied psychometrics for cross-cultural research, quality improvement projects, and qualitative inquiry. Dr. Palmieri is certified as a senior researcher by the Peruvian National Committee for Science, Technology, and Innovation, and he is a fellow of the American Academy of Nurses and the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland.

Louisa Peralta

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New Content ItemLouisa is a Senior Lecturer in the Sydney School of Education and Social Work at the University of Sydney, Australia.  With a background in health and physical education, her research focuses on the design, implementation, and evaluation of school- and community-based health promoting programs (particularly focusing on physical activity) in children, adolescents and postpartum women. She is particularly interested in the implementation processes, including technology platforms, and the impact of these interventions on a range of health knowledge, capabilities, and behaviours. Dr Peralta joined the Editorial Board of BMC Public Health in 2018.

David Rehkopf

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New Content ItemDavid is an Assistant Professor of Medicine at Stanford University, in the Division of Primary Care and Population Health, with an appointment in Health Research and Policy, and affiliations with the Stanford Center on Poverty and Inequality and the Stanford Center for Population Health. He received his Masters in Public Health in Epidemiology and Biostatistics from the University of California, Berkeley, and his doctorate at the Harvard School of Public Health in the Department of Health and Social Behavior. He was a Robert Wood Johnson Health and Society Scholar at the University of California, Berkeley and the University of California, San Francisco. His research focus is on understanding the health effects of income and work policy on health, as well as understanding the biological pathways through which the social and economic environment impacts disease and death. He joined the Editorial Board of BMC Public Health in 2016.

Akira Shibanuma

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ANew Content Itemkira is a Lecturer at the Department of Community and Global Health, Graduate School of Medicine, the University of Tokyo. As a social scientist, he has been involved in community health research studies in low- and middle-income countries and Japan. His research mainly focuses on health and healthcare service-seeking behaviors, social determinants of health, and inequity in health in the field of reproductive, maternal, newborn, child, and adolescent health as well as migration and health. He currently works on research projects regarding discrimination and wellbeing and the quality of healthcare service provisions. He joined the Editorial Board of BMC Public Health in 2020.

Henri Tilga

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New Content ItemHenri is a Research Fellow of Sports Sciences in the Institute of Sport Sciences and Physiotherapy, University of Tartu. The theoretical background of his work is based mainly on the self-determination theory. More specifically, he works on the topic of teachers’ multidimensional autonomy-supportive and controlling behaviours, students’ psychological need satisfaction and frustration, and students’ autonomous and controlled forms of motivation in the context of physical education. He has also developed and tested the effectiveness of several intervention programs with the aim to improve psychological need satisfaction and autonomous forms of motivation among students in the context of physical education. He joined the Editorial Board of BMC Public Health in 2021.

Shankar Viswanathan

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New Content ItemShankar is an Assistant Professor of Biostatistics at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, in the Department of Epidemiology and Population Health. He received his doctoral degree in Biostatistics from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. His methods research focuses on multivariate survival analysis, longitudinal data, and missing data analysis. His applied area focusses on Global Health, Injury Epidemiology, and Chronic Disease Epidemiology. He joined the Editorial Board of BMC Public Health in 2018.




Senior Editorial Board Members
Christopher Ardern, York University, Canada
Noriko Cable, University College London, UK
Jennifer Emond, Dartmouth College Geisel School of Medicine, USA
Youcheng Liu, Wayne State University School of Medicine, USA
Carol Maher, University of South Australia, Australia
Monica Malta, University of Toronto, Canada
Isabelle Niedhammer, INSERM, France
Patrick Palmieri, Universidad Norbert Wiener, Peru
Louisa Peralta, The University of Sydney, Australia
David Rehkopf, Stanford University School of Medicine, USA
Akira Shibanuma, The University of Tokyo, Japan
Henri Tilga, University of Tartu, Estonia
Shankar Viswanathan, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, USA

Editorial Board Members
Biostatistics and methods
Shakeel Ahmed, Wah Medical College, Pakistan
Dawit Getnet Ayele, John Hopkins University, USA
Ashish Awasthi, Public Health Foundation of India, India
Ram Bajpai, Keele University, United Kingdom
Jeannette Beasley, NYU School of Medicine, USA
Tzu-An Ann Chen, University of Houston, USA
Ka Chun Chong, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Patrizio Pezzotti, Lazio Sanità - Agenzia di Sanità Pubblica, Italy
Ezra Gayawan, Federal University of Technology, Akure, Nigeria
Jenine Harris, Washington University in St. Louis, USA
Md. Golam Hossain, University of Rajshahi, Bangladesh
Mehwish Hussain, Dow University of Health Sciences, Pakistan
Kim Kiely, School of Psychology, University of NSW, Australia
Ryung Kim, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, USA
Peter Kolarčik, Safarik University in Kosice, Slovakia
Karen Lamb, University of Melbourne, Australia
Leah Li, University College London, UK
Mahdi Mahdizadeh, Hakim Sabzevari University, Iran
Samuel Manda, South Africa Medical Research Council, South Africa
Justin Manjourides, Northeastern University, USA
Haider Mannan, Western Sydney University, Australia
Zindoga Mukandavire, Coventry University, UK
Fredrik Norström, Umeå University, Sweden
Jasmina Panovska-Griffiths, University College London, UK
Mariamma Philip, National Institute of Mental Health and NeuroSciences, India
Jinma Ren, Pfizer Inc., USA
Marc Saez, Universitat de Girona, Spain
Odile Sauzet, Bielefeld University, Germany
Manik Sharma, DAV University, India
Chuen Sang Tan, National University of Singapore, Singapore
Tinku Thomas, St John's Medical College, India
Fenicia Vescio, Istituto Superiore di Sanità, Italy
Tzai-Hung Wen, National Taiwan University, Taiwan
Darren Wraith, Queensland University of Technology, Australia
Chengdong Xu, Institute of Geographic Sciences and Natural Resources Research, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
Paola Zaninotto, University College London, UK

Chronic disease epidemiology
Aderonke Akinkugbe, Virginia Commonwealth University, USA
Arsham Alamian, University of Miami, USA
Amir Almasi-Hashiani, Arak University of Medical Sciences, Iran
Leopold Aminde, School of Medicine, Griffith University, Australia
Christopher Ardern, Bethune College, Canada
Hisatomi Arima, Fukuoka University, Japan
Kate Bartlem, University of Newcastle, Australia
Estifanos Baye, Harvard Medical School, USA
Leonelo Bautista, University of Wisconsin-Madison, United States
Danielle Berkovic, Monash University, Australia
Boris Bikbov, Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri IRCCS, Italy
Henrik Boggild, Aalborg University, Denmark
Genny Carrillo, Texas A&M School of Public Health, USA
Tawanda Chivese, Qatar University, Qatar
Enayet Chowdhury, Monash University, Australia
Lara Dugas, Loyola University Chicago, USA
Jennifer Emond, Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth, USA
Kaniz Fatema, Centre for Health Equity Training, Research & Evaluation, Australia
Saruna Ghimire, University of Miami, USA
Bhawna Gupta, Griffith University, Australia
Hassan Haghparast Bidgoli, University College London, UK
Chisato Hamashima, Teikyo University, Japan
Gang Hu, Pennington Biomedical Research Center, USA
Md Rafiqul Islam, Goulburn Valley Health, Australia
Seow Wei Jie, National University of Singapore, Signapore
Deanna Kepka, University Of Utah, United States
Malcolm Koo, Tzu Chi University of Science and Technology, Taiwan
Julia Kravchenko, Duke University School of Medicine, USA
Yu Heng Kwan, Duke-NUS Medical School, Singapore
Michael Laxy, Technical University of Munich, Germany
Yo Han Lee, Ajou University, South Korea
Yan Li, Cleveland Clinic, USA
Gang Liu, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China
Maria Maynard, Leeds Beckett University, UK
Christa Meisinger, Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munchen, Chair of Epidemiology at UNKA-T Augsburg, Germany
Mustafa Mümtaz Mazicioglu, Erciyes University, Turkey
Roberto Monastero, University of Palermo, Italy
Keiko Murakami, Tohoku University, Japan
Giesje Nefs, Radboud University Medical Center, Netherlands
Leila Nikniaz, Golgasht St. Tabriz University of Medical Sciences, Tabriz, Iran
Sisse Njor, Randers Regional Hospital, Denmark
Victor Oguoma, Health Research Institute, University of Canberra, Australia
Chen-Wei Pan, Medical College of Soochow Univeristy, China
Feng Pan, Menzies Institute for Medical Research, University of Tasmania, Australia
Ngoc Minh Pham, Curtin University, Australia
Francesco Pistelli, Pisa University Hospital, Italy
Muhammad Aziz Rahman, Federation University, Australia
Venkataraghavan Ramamoorthy, University of Central Missouri, USA
Zengliang Ruan, Southeast University, China, People's Republic
Jennifer Salinas, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso, USA
János Sándor, University of Debrecen, Hungary
Anshul Saxena, Florida International University, USA
Kashif Shafique, Dow University of Health Sciences, Karachi, Pakistan
David Shoham, East Tennessee State University, USA
Anabela Silva, University of Aveiro, Portugal
Fuschia M. Sirois, University of Sheffield, UK
Sherri Stewart, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, USA
Saverio Stranges, Western University, Canada
Jing Tian, University of Tasmania, Australia
JS Thakur, Ghent University, Belgium
Stephen Ojiambo Wandera, Makerere University, Uganda
Peizhong Peter Wang, Memorial University of Newfoundland, Canada
ShaoMing Wang, Peking Union Medical College, China
Youxin Wang, Capital Medical University, China
Yuan-Pang Wang, University of São Paulo, Brazil
Jennifer Welsh, Australian National University, Australia
James White, Cardiff University, UK
Tsu-Yin Wu, Eastern Michigan University, USA
Fei Xu, Nanjing Municipal Center for Disease Control and Prevention, China
Chin Kok Yong, Universiti Kebangsaan, Malaysia
Xiaotao Zhang, Baylor College of Medicine, USA
Melissa Zullo, Kent State University, USA  

Dental public health
Juliana Balbinot Hilgert, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
Ratilal Lalloo, University of Queensland, Australia
Ajesh George, Western Sydney University, Australia

Digital health
Kei Long Cheung, Brunel University London, UK
Mohamed Estai, Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO), Australia
Florian Fischer, Kempten University of Applied Sciences, Bavarian Research Center for Digital Health and Social Care, Germany
Louise Thornton, The University of Sydney, Australia

Disaster and emergency preparedness and response
Krzysztof Goniewicz, Polish Air Force Academy, Poland
Md Nazirul Islam Sarker, Neijiang Normal University, China
Monica Schoch-Spana, Johns Hopkins University, USA

Education and training in public health
Paul Freeman, University of Washington, USA

Environmental health
Olufemi Aluko, Obafemi Awolowo University, Nigeria
Gabriele Berg-Beckhoff, University of Southern Denmark, Denmark
Sandra Cortes Arancibia, Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile, Chile
Mahamed Aqiel Dalvie, University of Cape Town, South Africa
Gustavo Barcelos, Federal University of São Paulo, Brazil
Samuel Cai, University of Leicester, United Kingdom
Flavio Da Silva Júnior, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande, Brazil
Angel Dzhambov, Medical University of Plovdiv, Bulgaria
Joshua Garn, University of Nevada, Reno, USA
Emilio Gianicolo, Institute for Medical Biostatistics, University Medical Center of the Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz, Germany
Zemichael Gizaw, University of Gondar, Ethiopia
Hung Chak Ho, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Bing-Fang Hwang, Department of Occupational Safety and Health, College of Public Health, China Medical University, Taiwan
Atif Kamal, Pir Mehr Ali Shah Arid Agriculture University, Pakistan
Brent D. Kerger, Exponent Inc, USA
Om Kurmi, Coventry University, UK
Aparna Lal, Australian National University, Australia
Seung-Won Lee, Sejong University, Korea
Guoxing Li, Peking university, China
Ming-Chieh Li, National Taiwan Normal University, Taiwan
Shanshan Li, Monash University, Australia
Hualiang Lin, Sun Yat-sen University, China
Yuewei Liu, Sun Yat-sen University, China
Nisha Naicker, National Institute for Occupational Health, South Africa
Jonathan Olsen, University of Glasgow, UK
Marinelle Payton, Jackson State University, USA
Antonio Peña-Fernández, De Montfort University, UK
Sarva Mangeela Praveena, Universiti Putra Malaysia, Malaysia
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Katayoun Rabiei, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Iran
Andrea Ranzi, Regional Agency for Prevention, Environment and Energy, Italy
Jose Rodriguez-Llanes, European Commission Joint Research Centre, Italy
Rob Siebers, University of Otago, New Zealand
Sofia Sousa, FEUP, Portugal
Shengzhi Sun, Boston University, USA
Linwei Tian, School of Public Health, The University of Hong Kong, China
Denis Vinnikov, al-Farabi Kazakh National University, Kazakhstan
Frank Wong, National Taiwan Normal University, Taiwan
Chih-Da Wu, Department of Geomatics, National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan
Hao Xiang, Wuhan University, China
Xing Zhao, Sichuan University, China
Qiang Zeng, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China
Kai Zhang, Suny Albany, USA
Yisi Liu, University of Washington, United States
Kusheng Wu, Shantou University Medical College, China, People's Republic

Global health and human rights
Pawan Acharya, University of Oklahoma, USA
Oyelola Adegboye, Australian Institute of Tropical Health and Medicine, James Cook University, Australia
Tara Ballav Adhikari, Aarhus University, Denmark
Bipin Adhikari, Nepal Community Health and Development Centre, Nepal
Collins Stephen Ahorlu, Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research, University of Ghana, Ghana
Blessing Akombi-Inyang, The University of New South Wales , Australia
Hubert Amu, University of Health and Allied Sciences, School of Public Health, Ghana
Nirmal Aryal, Bournemouth University, UK
Giridhara Babu, Public Health Foundatio n of India, Indian Institute of Public Health, India
Mohan Bairwa, IIHMR University, India
Maria Berghs, De Montfort University , UK
Godfrey Biemba, National Health Research Authority, Zambia
Jean Joel Bigna, Centre Pasteur of Cameroon, Cameroon
Baltica Cabieses, Universidad del Desarrollo, Chile 
Tara Carney, South African Medical Research Council, South Africa
Ferrán Catalá-López, National School of Public Health, ISCIII, Spain
Abel Fekadu Dadi, University of Gondar/Flinders University, Ethiopia/Australia
Biplab Datta, Augusta University, USA
Nicola Desmond, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, United Kingdom
Meghnath Dhimal, Nepal Health Research Council (NHRC), Nepal
Sonia Dias, National School of Public Health, Universidade NOVA Lisboa, Portugal
David Teye Doku, University of Tampere, Finland
Ebenezer Durojaye, Dullah Omar Institute, University of the Western Cape, South Africa
Maria Ekstrand, University of California, San Francisco, USA
Ziad El-Khatib, Karolinska Institutet, Sweden
Dabney Evans, Emory University, USA
Kaveh Khoshnood, Yale School of Public Health, USA
Syed Fatmi, Aga Khan University, Pakistan
Teshome Gebre, The Task Force for Global Health Inc., Ethiopia
Samson Gebremedhin Gebreselassie, Hawassa University, Ethiopia
Hailay Gesesew, Flinders University, Australia
Shira Goldenberg, Centre for Gender and Sexual Health Equity and Simon Fraser University, Canada
Ashley Grosso, Rutgers University, USA
Sally Guttmacher, New York University, USA
Yves Henchoz, University of Lausanne Hospital Centre, Switzerland
Sheryl Hendriks, University of Pretoria, South Africa
Maia Ingram, University of Arizona, USA
Shazia Jamshed, Universiti Sultan Zainal Abidin, Malaysia
Denny John, Campbell Collaboration, India
Russell Kabir, Anglia Ruskin University, UK
Matthew Kelly, Research School of Population Health, Australian National University, Australia
Ejaz Khan, Health Services Academy, Pakistan
Amos Laar, University of Ghana, Ghana
Heidi Larson, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, UK
Kawika Liu, University of Hawaii, USA
Zheng Feei Ma, Xi’an Jiaotong University, China
Peter Memiah, University of Maryland School of Medicine, USA
Siroos Mirzaei, Clinic Ottakring, Austria
David Musoke, Makerere University School of Public Health , Uganda
Chukwudi Nnaji, School of Public Health and Family Medicine, University of Cape Town, South Africa
Babatunde Odugbemi, Lagos State University College of Medicine, Nigeria
Adedotun Ogunbajo, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, USA
Olanrewaju Oladimeji, University of Namibia, Namibia
Moshood Omotayo, Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Medical School, USA
Jeemon Panniyammakal, Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology, India
Tarra Penny, York University, Canada
Jamie Perin, Johns Hopkins University, USA
Luis Prieto, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, UK
Omar Rahman, Independent University, Bangladesh
Alok Ranjan, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, India
Lal Rawal, Central Queensland University, Australia
Muni Rubens, Miami Cancer Institute, USA
Unnati Saha, University Medical Center Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Abdul-Aziz Seidu, University of Cape Coast, Ghana
Rajesh Sharma, Delhi Technological University, India
Sheela Shenoi, Yale University School of Medicine, USA
Jerry Spiegel, University of British Columbia, Canada
Lindsay Stark, Washington University in St. Louis, USA
Betrand Tambe, University of Buea, Cameroon
Igor Toskin, World Health Organization, Switzerland
Susana Vaz Nery, Kirby Institute - University of New South Wales, Australia
Linda Waldman, University of Sussex, UK
Richard Wamai, Northeastern University, USA
Guy Whembolua, University of Cincinnati, USA
Uday Narayan Yadav, The Australian National University, Australia
Naohiro Yonemoto, Kyoto University School of Public Health, Japan
Guanyang Zou, School of Economics and Management, Guangzhou University of Chinese Medicine, China

Health behavior and health promotion
Ali Ahmadi, Shahrekord University of Medical Sciences, Iran
Jennifer Andersen, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, USA
Marzieh Araban, Ahvaz Jundishapur University of Medical Sciences, Ahvaz, Iran
Monika Arora, Public Health Foundation of India, India
Christopher Bunn, University of Glasgow, UK
Wangnan Cao, Brown University, USA
Massimo Caruso, University of Catania, Italy
Katrina Champion, The University of Sydney, Australia
Young Cho, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Zilber School of Public Health, USA
Won Kim Cook, Alcohol Research Group, USA
Catherine Darker, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland
Daniel Demant, School of Public Health, University of Technology Sydney, Australia
Zewditu Demissie, CDC/NCHHSTP, USA
Dean Alan Dudley, Macquarie University, Australia
Victoria Egli, The University of Auckland, New Zealand
Tara Elton-Marshall, University of Ottawa, Canada
Ksenia Eritsyan, National Research University Higher School of Economics, Russia
Joel Francis, University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa
Lauren Gardner, University of Sydney, Australia
Emma Giles, Teesside University, UK
Lesley Gray, University of Otago, New Zealand
Mary Greaney, University of Rhode Island, USA
Jong-Long Guo, National Taiwan Normal University, Taiwan
Randah Hamadeh, Arabian Gulf University, Bahrain
Khezar Hayat, University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, Pakistan
Qi-qiang He, Wuhan University, China
William Heerman, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, USA
Yen-Ming Huang, Graduate Institute of Clinical Pharmacy, National Taiwan University, Taiwan
Heng Jiang, La Trobe University, Australia
Nattinee Jitnarin, NDRI-USA, Inc, USA
Irma KIrtadze, Ilia State University, Georgia
Jojo Y.Y. Kwok, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Yvonne Laird, University of Sydney, Australia
Patrick WC Lau, Hong Kong Baptist University, China
Jungeun Olivia Lee, University of Southern California, USA
Haochu Li, Shandong University, China
Jiying Ling, Michigan State University, USA
Lucia Maria Lotrean, University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Cluj-Napoca, Romania
Rona Macniven, The University of New South Wales , Australia
Lisa McDaid, MRC Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, UK
Grant McGeechan, Teesside University, UK
Emma Miller, Flinders University, Australia
Carly J Moores, The University of Adelaide, Australia
Emma Norris, Brunel University, UK
Amy O'Donnell, Population Health Sciences Institute, Newcastle University , United Kingdom
Ezekiel Uba Nwose, School of Community Health, Australia
Leanne Unicomb, International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease, Bangladesh, Bangladesh
Catherine Paquet, Faculté des Sciences de l’admninistration, Université Laval, Canada
Amutha Ramadas, Monash University Malaysia, Malaysia
Janet Rosenbaum, SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University, USA
Jillian Ryan, Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation, Australia
Ferdinand Salonna, Palacky University Olomouc, Czech Republic
Cha-Nam Shin, Arizona State University, USA
Luis Sordo, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain
Eldon Spackman, University of York, UK
James Swartz, University of Illinois at Chicago, USA
Shane Thomas, Australian National University, Australia
Emilio Villa-González, University of Granada, Spain
Man Ping Wang, School of Nursing, University of Hong Kong, China
Dean Whitehead, Flinders University, Australia
Dan Wu, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, United Kingdom
Xueyan Yang, Xi'an Jiaotong University, China
Hadi Zamanian, Qom University of Medical Sciences, Iran
Fuhua Zhai, Fordham University School of Social Science, USA

Health communication
Anat Gesser-Edelsburg, School of Public Health, University of Haifa, Israel
Anna Odone, University Vita-Salute San Raffaele, Italy
Donna Vallone, Truth Initiative, USA
Khin Thet Wai, Department of Medical Research, Myanmar

Health economics and outcomes research
Mutsa Gumbie, Macquarie University Centre for the Health Economy, Australia
Paul Hutchinson, Tulane University, USA
Mustapha Immurana, University of Health and Allied Sciences, Ho-Ghana, Ghana
Syed Afroz Keramat, The University of Queensland, Australia
Rashidul Alam Mahumud, University of Southern Queensland, Australia
Edward Nketiah-Amponsah, University of Ghana, Ghana
Rosa Rodriguez-Monguio, University of Massachusetts Amherst, USA
Abdur Razzaque Sarker, Bangladesh Institute of Development Studies, Bangladesh
Kyriakos Souliotis, University of Peloponnese, Greece
Zafar Zafari, University of Maryland School of Pharmacy, USA

Health policies, systems and management
Wafa Aftab, Aga Khan University, Pakistan
Bright Ahinkorah, University of Technology Sydney, Australia
Dorie Apollonio, University of California San Francisco, USA
SeungJin Bae, Ewha Womans University, College of Pharmacy, South Korea
Masoud Behzadifar, Lorestan University of Medical Sciences, Iran
Alessandra Buja, Università di padova, Italy
Thomas Butt, University College London, UK
Jie Chang, Xi'an Jiaotong University, China
Vijay Kumar Chattu, The University of the West Indies, Trinidad and Tobago
Kelsey Dancause, University of Quebec in Montreal, Canada
Pete Driezen, University of Waterloo, Canada
Ejemai Eboreime, University of Alberta, Canada
Pietro Ferrara, Center for Public Health Research, University of Milan - Bicocca, Italy
Summer Hawkins, Boston College, USA
Michele Hilton Boon, University of Glasgow, UK
Chinwe Juliana Iwu, Stellenbosch University, South Africa
Pamela Jagger, University of Michigan, USA
Mihajlo Jakovljevic, Institute of Comparative Economic Studies, Hosei University Tokyo, Japan
Srikanth Kondreddy, Bruyere Research Institute, Canada
Yiannis Kyratsis, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Chandrakant Lahariya, World Health Organization India, India
Tessa Langley, University of Nottingham, UK
Thabo Ishmael Lejone, SolidarMed, Lesotho
Racheli Magnezi, Bar Ilan University, Israel
Seyyed Meysam Mousavi, Kerman University of Medical Sciences, Iran
Juliet Nabyonga, WHO African Regional Office, Uganda
Jay Pan, Sichuan University, China
Sivalal Sadasivan, Monash University, Malaysia
Mei Sun, Fudan University, China
Larry Svenson, University of Alberta, Canada
Samuel Dominic Castiglione Towne, Texas A&M University, USA
Marius-Ionut Ungureanu, Babes-Bolyai University, Romania
Annabelle Wilson, Southgate Institute for Health, Society and Equity, Flinders University, Australia
Yingxi Zhao, University of Oxford, United Kingdom

Infectious disease epidemiology
Ishag Adam, Qassim University, Saudi Arabia
Catherine Aicken, University of Brighton, UK
Donne Kofi Ameme, University of Ghana School of Public Health, Ghana
Diane Ashiru-Oredope, Public Health England, UK
Aleksandra Barac, University of Belgrade, Serbia
Charles Beck, National Infection Service, Public Health England, UK
Aida Bianco, Magna Græcia University of Catanzaro, Italy
Katie Biello, Brown University, USA
Mawuena Binka, British Columbia Centre for Disease Control, Canada
Antony Black, Institut Pasteur du Laos, Laos
Zahid Ahmad Butt, University of Waterloo, Canada
Jun Cao, Jiangsu Institute of Parasitic Diseases, China, People's Republic
Enrique Castro-Sanchez, University of West London, UK
Daniel Chemtob, Hebrew University-Hadassah Medical School, Israel
Claudia Coipin, National Institute for Public Health and the Environment, The Netherlands
Claudio Costantino, University of Palermo, Italy
Adam Craig, The University of New South Wales , Australia
Pascal  Crepey, University of Rennes, France
Daniel Datiko, MSH, Ethiopia
Amare Deribew, Jimma University, Ethiopia
Ramesh Dhiman, ICMR - National Institute of Malaria Research, India
Karine Dube, UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health, USA
Giovanni Gabutti, University of Ferrara, Italy
Charlotte Jackson, MRC Clinical Trials Unit, University College London, UK
Fengyi Jin, The Kirby Institute, UNSW, Sydney, Australia
Harapan Harapan, Universitas Syiah Kuala, Indonesia
Chen I-Cheng Mark, National University of Singapore, Singapore
Yusra Habib Khan, Jouf University, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Saudi Arabia
Solomon Kibret, University of California Irvine, USA
Kayla Laserson, CDC, India
Saranath Lawpoolsri, Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University, Thailand
Jami Leichliter, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, USA
Tauqeer Mallhi, Jouf University, Saudi Arabia
Joseph Matovu, Makerere University School of Public Health , Uganda
Leonard MBOERA, SACIDS Foundation for One Health, Sokoine University of Agriculture, Tanzania
Jaimie Meyer, Yale School of Medicine, USA
Elia John Mmbaga, Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences, Tanzania
Pravi Moodley, National Health Laboratory Service and University of KwaZulu, South Africa
David Muscatello, New South Wales Department of Health, Australia
Alfred Musekiwa, University of Pretoria, South Africa
Godfrey Musuka, ICAP at Columbia University, USA
Monde Muyoyeta, CIDRZ, Zambia
Cho Naing, International Medical University, Malaysia
Fred Nuwaha, Makerere University, Uganda
Christopher Pell, Amsterdam Institute for Global Health and Development, Netherlands
Men-Bao Qian, National Institute of Parasitic Diseases, Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention, China
Alfonso J. Rodriguez-Morales, Universidad Tecnologica de Pereira – Fundacion Universitaria Autonoma de las Americas, Colombia
Matthew Romo, City University of New York, USA
Pich Seekaew, Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health, USA
Aklilu Sinshaw, Bahir Dar University, Ethiopia
Katy Town, Public Health England, UK
Chukwuma Umeokonkwo, Alex Ekwueme Federal University Teaching Hospital Abakaliki, Nigeria
Jack Wallace, Burnet Institute, Australia
Wei Wang, Jiangsu Institute of Parasitic Diseases, China, People's Republic
Cameron Wright, School of Public Health, Curtin University, Australia
Luh Putu Lila Wulandari, The Kirby Institute, UNSW, Australia
Chen Zhang, University of Rochester, USA
Huachun Zou, Sun Yat-sen University, China
Giorgio Guzzetta, Bruno Kessler Foundation, Italy

Injury and violence prevention
Andrew Gibbs, South African Medical Research Council, South Africa
Jun Sung Hong, Wayne State University, School of Social Work, USA
Md Mosharaf Hossain, Universiti Malaysia Terengganu, Malaysia
Rafaela Martins, Federal University of Pelotas, Brazil
Livia Elisa Ortensi, University of Milano - Bicocca, Italy
Joris Van Ouytsel, University of Antwerp, Belgium
Maria Papadakaki, Hellenic Mediterranean UniversityGreece
Ju Ok Park, Hallym University College of Medicine, South Korea
Amy Peden, The University of New South Wales , Australia
Sarah Peitzmeier, University of Michigan, USA
Melissa Willoughby, Murdoch Children's Research Institute, Australia
Motao Zhu, Ohio State University, USA

Maternal and child health
Hirotsuga Aiga, Japan International Cooperation Agency, Japan
Carl Abelardo Antonio, College of Public Health, University of the Philippines, Philippines
S Maria Awaluddin, Institute for Public Health, Ministry of Health Malaysia, Malaysia
Obasanjo Bolarinwa, University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
Berihun Dachew, Curtin University, Australia
Zelalem Haile, Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic MedicineS, USA
Qiguo Lian, NHC Key Lab. of Reproduction Regulation (Shanghai Institute of Planned Parenthood Research), Fudan University, China
Md Nuruzzaman Khan, Jatiya Kabi Kazi Nazrul Islam University, Bangladesh, Bangladesh
Sajid Soofi, Aga Khan University, Pakistan 
Ines Varela-Silva, Loughborough University, United Kingdom
Rubeena Zakar, University of the Punjab, Pakistan

Mental Health
Edimansyah Abdin, Institute of Mental Health, Singapore
Javier Alvarez-Galvez, University of Cadiz, Spain
Danilo Arnone, United Arab Emirates University, UAE
Johnny Andoh-Arthur, University of Ghana, Ghana
Asres Bedaso Tilahune, University of Technology Sydney, Australia
Getinet Ayano, Curtin University, Australia
Jason Bantjes, Institute for Life Course Health Research, Department of Global Health, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Stellenbosch University, South Africa
Elisardo Becona, University of Santiago de Compostela, Spain, Spain
Zelalem Belayneh, Dilla University, Ethiopia
Devender Bhalla, Pôle Universitaire euclide Intergovernmental UN Treaty 49006/49007, Central African Republic
Alison Calear, The Australian National University, Australia
Pasquale Caponnetto, University of Catania, Italy
Jung-Chen Chang, National Taiwan University & National Taiwan University Hospital, Taiwan R.O.C.
Shu-Sen Chang, National Taiwan University, Taiwan R.O.C.
Bereket Duko, Curtin University, Australia
Chiedu Eseadi, University of Nigeria Nsukka, Nigeria
Amanda Fitzgerald, University College Dublin, Ireland
Gail Gilchrist, King’s College London, UK
Christian Hakulinen, University of Helsinki, Finland
Antonis Kousoulis, Mental Health Foundation, UK
Nuworza Kugbey, University of Environment and Sustainable Development, Ghana
Brooke Levis, Keele University, United Kingdom
Jinghua Li, Sun Yat-sen University, China
Birhanie Mekuriaw, Dilla University, Ethiopia, Ethiopia
Louise Mewton, University of NSW, Australia
Thomas Niederkrotenthaler, Medical University of Vienna, Austria
Kwaku Oppong Asante, University of Ghana, Ghana
Eugenia Oviedo-Joekes, School of Population and Public Health, University of British Columbia, Canada
Amir Pakpour, Qazvin University of Medical Sciences, Iran
Emmanuel Quarshie, University of Leeds, UK
Ahmed Jerome Romain, University of Montreal, Canada
Cristina Sechi, University of Cagliari, Italy
Stephane Shepherd, Swinburne University of Technology, Australia
Emily Stockings, University of New South Wales, Australia
Catherine Striley, University of Florida, USA
Filiberto Toledano-Toledano, Hospital Infantil de México Federico Gómez National Institute of Health. Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México., Mexico
Janhavi Vaingankar, Institute of Mental Health, Singapore
Yaara Zisman-Ilani, Temple University, USA

Nutritional health and epidemiology
Sandra Abreu, Faculty of Psychology, Education and Sports, Lusófona University of Porto, Portugal AND Research Center in Physical Activity, health and Leisure (CIAFEL)-Faculty of Sports-University of Porto (FADEUP), Portugal Laboratory for Integrative and Translational, Portugal
Habiba Ali, United Arab Emirates University, United Arab Emirates
Iris Iglesia Altaba, Instituto de Investigación Sanitaria de Aragón, Spain
Migle Baceviciene, Lithuanian Sports University, Lithuania
Silvia Bel-Serrat, University College Dublin, Ireland
Mostafa Dianatinasab, Maastricht University, Netherlands
Esther M. González-Gil, Universidad de Zaragoza, Spain
Francesca Gallè, Parthenope University of Naples, Italy
Hasanain Ghazi, Al-Bayan University, Iraq
Emma Haycraft, Loughborough University, United Kingdom
Nanette Lopez, Northern Arizona University, USA
Mika Matsuzaki, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, USA
Nasheeta Peer, South African Medical Research Council, South Africa
Yit Siew Chin, Universiti Putra Malaysia, Malaysia
Norman Temple, Athabasca University, Canada
Sofonyas Tiruneh, Debre Tabor University, Ethiopia
Gustavo Velasquez Melendez, Univesidade Federal de Minas Gerais (Federal University of Minas Gerais), Brazil
Firoozeh Hosseini-Esfahani, Nutrition and Endocrine Research Center, Research Institute for Endocrine Sciences, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Iran
Taddese Zerfu, Dilla University, Ethiopia; University of Edinburgh, UK

Occupational health
Renee Carey, Curtin University, Australia
Els Clays, Ghent University, Belgium
Evangelia Demou, University of Glasgow, UK
Reuben Escorpizo, The University of Vermont, USA
Deborah Glass, Monash University, Australia
Tessa Keegel, Monash University, Australia
Dirga Kumar Lamichhane, Inha University School of Medicine, South Korea
Nicola Magnavita, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Italy
Subas Neupane, Tampere University, Finland
Igor Portoghese, University of Cagliari, Italy
Peter Rabinowitz, Yale University School of Medicine, USA
George Rachiotis, Athens University, Greece
Emile Tompa, Institute for Work & Health, Canada
Antonio Valenti, Italian Workers Compensation Authority, Italy
JianLi Wang, University of Ottawa, Canada

Physical activity and health
Lauren Arundell, Deakin University, Australia
Karin Bammann, University of Bremen, Germany
Jorge Banda, Purdue University, USA
Britni Belcher, University of Southern California, USA
Melissa Bopp, Pennsylvania State University, USA
Ryan Donald Burns, University of Utah, USA
Cristina Cadenas-Sánchez, University of Cádiz, Spain
Zhen-Bo Cao, Shanghai University of Sport, China
Agnieszka Ćwirlej-Sozańska, University of Rzeszow, Poland
Danae Dinkel, University of Nebraska at Omaha, USA
Charlotte Edwardson, University of Leicester, UK
Katia E Ferrar, University of South Australia, Australia
Manuela Garcia-de-la-Hera, Universidad Miguel Hernández, Spain
Badicu Georgian, Transilvania University of Brasov, Romania
Emily Guseman, Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine, USA
Jennie Hill, University of Utah, USA
Wendy Yajun Huang, Hong Kong Baptist University, Hong Kong
Tracy Kolbe-Alexander, University of Queensland, Australia
Jennifer Kuk, York University, Canada
Jaclyn  Maher, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, USA
Adilson Marques, University of Lisbon, Portugal
João Martins, University of Lisbon, Portugal
Gregore Iven Mielke, The University of Queensland, Australia
Mekdes Gebremariam, University of Oslo, Norway
Taniya Nagpal, Brock University, Canada
Kwok Ng, University of Eastern Finland, Finland & University of Limerick, Ireland
Karin Proper, National Institute for Public Health and the Environment, Netherlands
Fernando Rodríguez-Rodríguez, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso, Chile
Maria Paula Santos, University of Porto, Portugal
Erik Sigmund, Palacký University Olomouc, Czech Republic
Inacio Crochemore Mohnsam, Federal University of Pelotas, Brazil
Quyen To, Central Queensland University, Australia
Emily Mailey,  Kansas State University, USA
Jyh Eiin Wong, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Malaysia

Public health informatics
Abolfazl Mollalo, Baldwin Wallace University, USA
Gulzar Shah, Jiann-Ping Hsu College of Public Health (JPHCOPH), Georgia Southern University, USA

Social determinants of health
Safa Abdalla, Stanford University, USA
Edward Kwabena Ameyaw, University of Technology Sydney, Australia
Ofer Amram, Washington State University, USA
Michael Anastario, Florida International University, USA
Umesh Aryal, Public Health and Environment Research Center Nepal, Nepal
Mohammad Bellal Hossain, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh
Petri Böckerman, Jyväskylä University School, Finland
Francisco Félix Caballero, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Spain
Lucinda Cash-Gibson, The Johns Hopkins University - Pompeu Fabra University Public Policy Center, Spain
Rosanne Freak-Poli, Monash University Erasmus MC, Australia
Danielle Gallegos, Queensland University of Technology, Australia
Yong Gan, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China
Michael J Green, University of Glasgow, United Kingdom
Diana Grigsby-Toussaint, University of Illinois, USA
Anna Gyarmathy, Johns Hopkins University, USA
Andrew Hatala, University of Manitoba, Canada
Afeez A Hazzan, University of New York, USA
Ariadne Kapetanaki, University of York, UK
Mohammad Karamouzian, University of British Columbia, Canada
Hafiz Khan, University of West London, UK
Resham Khatri, School of Public Health, The University of Queensland , Australia
Timo Lajunen, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway
Wei-Chen Lee, University of Texas Medical Branch, USA
Helen-Maria Lekas, Nathan Kline Institute for Psychiatric Research and NYU School of Medicine, USA
Daniel López-Cevallos, Oregon State University, USA
Sin How Lim, University of Malaya, Malaysia
Sze Yan Liu, Montclair State University, USA
Catherine MacPhailq, University of Wollongong, Australia
Zelalem Mengesha, Western Sydney University, Australia
Adrienne Milner, Brunel University London, UK
Ritesh Mistry, University of Michigan, United States
Emily Murray, University College London, United Kingdom
Peng Nie, Xi’an Jiaotong University, China
Tarang Parekh, George Mason University, USA
Julian Perelman, Nova National School of Public Health, Nova University of Lisbon, Portugal
Charlotte Probst, University of Heidelberg, Germany
Elizabeth Reifsnider, Arizona State University, USA
Fulvio Ricceri, University of Turin, Italy
Tiarney Ritchwood, Duke University School of Medicine, USA
Shradha S. Parsekar, Prasanna School of Public Health, Manipal Academy of Higher Education, Manipal, India
Yu Mon Saw, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, Japan
Bola Lukman Solanke, Obafemi Awolowo University, Nigeria
Jacob Spallek, Brandenburg University of Technology Cottbus-Senftenberg. Department of Public Health, Germany
Mark Sullman, University of Nicosia, Cyprus
Santosh Kumar Tadakamadla, Griffith University, Australia
Rayner Kay Jin Tan, University of North Carolina Project-China, Guangzhou, China
Senhu Wang, National University of Singapore, Singapore
Paul Ward, Flinders University, Australia
Edwin Wouters, University of Antwerp, Belgium
Janet Yuen-Ha Wong, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Jerf Yeung, City University of Hong Kong, China
Chengchao Zhou, Shandong University School of Public Health, China

Editorial Advisors
Lalit Dandona, Public Health Foundation of India, India
Luca Cegolon, University of Trieste, Department of Medical, Surgical and Health Sciences, Trieste, Italy 

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