Dr. Valerie McGaha is an Associate Professor of Community Health Sciences, Counseling and Counseling Psychology at Oklahoma State University. She is a Licensed Professional Counselor, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, and Licensed Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselor. Her research interests center around multicultural counseling, psychosocial development, mental and addictive disorders, and suicide prevention and education. In her scholarly work, she has examined individual and collective factors related to academic, personal, and social success of various populations.
DR.B.Sendilkumar,Dean and Director of School of Allied Health Sciences,Vinayaka Missions Research Foundation-DU hails from the beautiful temple city of Kanchipuram in India and has acquired the following Qualifications starting from BDS,MBA,MPH,MPhil-HHSM,PhD,D.Litt,D.Sc, FISRO,FSASS,FRSPH[UK],FSAPHO(UK),MDP in HM & DA [IIM-Ahmedabad].He is also a qualified NABH Assessor, CII SR EHS Assessor,Certified Six Sigma Blackbelt in Quality,ISO Lead Auditor for ISO 9001:2015, IS0 14001:2015, IS0 45001:2018 ISO 21001:2018 Standards. Administering nearly 20 UG and 11 PG courses in Allied Health Sciences at 3 different campuses in Salem,Pudhucherry & Karaikal. Since July 2018, He has been serving as Head-Transformation for the Vinayaka Mission Hospital, Salem, and as an additional responsibility, oversees its overall operations and is also responsible for ensuring that the hospital’s quality of service, efficiency and customer satisfaction is at its highest at all times Ensured Diploma in Family Medicine & Diploma in Emergency Medicine courses are accredited with Royal College of General Practioners, UK Executive Member in Purchase committee of the VIMS Hospital,Salem Executive Member in NABH accreditation process and Quality Control board in the VIMS Hospital,Salem Secretary for the Infection Control Committee ,VIMS Hospital,Salem Chief Executive Member of Ethical Committee, VIMS Hospital,Salem Chief Executive in International affairs of the Vinayaka Mission’s and working out for the Collaboration with Harvard University He also holds the valuable posts and memberships of being the Chairman,Board of Studies,Allied Health Sciences,Vinayaka Missions Research Foundation,Salem, Subcommittee member in CII Southern Region on Education,Skills & Job Creation for the year 2021-22 ,Member in CII Tamilnadu Healthcare Panel and Member in CAHO Startup-Tech Committee. With a rich 25 years of experience including Academics ,He has published 25 Research Papers and Articles,Had been invited as a Guest speaker and Panelist in around 30 International and National events, Organized 20 International and National Conferences and 100+ webinars.As a recognition for His Outstanding and Excellent Contribution to various academic and research activities he had been awarded 21 prestigious and honorary awards by different International and National conclaves. The CSR activities organized by him for the benefit of the society has been well appreciated and acclaimed by people of all sectors. His vision is to work towards an education system of equal access to all .He is a dynamic and versatile person having a quest for knowledge and is continuously marching towards success.
I am a medical doctor with broad experience in public health medicine. I
have masters in epidemiology and public health and a track record of: leading and
managing large public health projects; conducting health needs assessments;
evidence reviews and critical appraisals. My experience expands to leading and
coordinating various healthcare programmes, supporting commissioning initiatives
and developing & implementing local policies and strategies.
Since 2016, I’m leading the programme of health and social care integration as part of
Public Health division at London Borough of Southwark Council. During this period, I
have contributed to the progress of healthcare integration process and working closely
with a range of key partners at a local and South East London level.
During the Covid-19 pandemic: I have contributed to the public health response to
Covid-19 with a particular focus and leading the work on older adults, vaccination
uptake, elements of health protection in supporting local care facilities for the elderly,
and for a period of time also providing strategic leadership to the C19 contact tracing
I have been invited and contributed as a lector in several conferences and workshops
organized at an international level (2020-‘22) with a focus on Covid-19 pandemic and
the impact to healthcare services, lessons learned and the UK experience/response.
Over the years, I have been privileged to have collaborated with some of the leading
research and healthcare organisations both in UK; and elsewhere, including World
Bank, UNDP, UNICEF, USAID, DFID, and Ministry of Health of Albania.
Ms. Tamil Chudar,Professor of Department of Optometry completed B.Optometry from Elite School of Optometry,BITS,Pilani and PG in Optometry from Vinayaka Mission Research Foundation.She also has a PG in MSc.Psychology and currently pursuing Master of Public Health.
Linda is a General Pediatrician with a long history of working with the underserved in rural and urban settings. As well, she has worked in the non-profit and academic sectors as a public health educator. In this regard, her creative use of social media for civic engagement has been an addition to the public health discourse in the promotion of child health and well-being. In research, she has been a contributor to basic science and clinical investigation. Study subject has included the immunology of HIV, and the clinical effects of hypertension, diabetes, and lead toxicity in children. Her work with obesity includes community events such as health fairs and healthy cooking seminars in rural Alabama. In addition, patients in rural Georgia were invited to Zumba in the Park, courtesy of grant funding and non-profit support. This is to supplement the daily efforts to encourage the adoption of healthy lifestyle choices in the face of food deserts, inactivity, and poverty which exacerbate obesity for rural and BIPOC populations. Education: University of Virginia, B.A Chemistry, B.A French University of Chicago-Pritzker School of Medicine, M.D Emory University School of Public Health, MPH. Informatics
I bring to the table around 25 years of experience in research, evaluation, e-teaching, training/toolkit development and mainstreaming on gender and development. My sectoral focus has been on of issues of economic health/SRHR, disaster-risk-reduction, adolescent girls’ economic empowerment, masculinities and international commitments like ICPD, SDGs, CEDAW, Beijing Platform for Action. My primary clients include UN organisations (including WHO and UNFPA), national governments, INGOs and NGOs. I was a Guest Tutor for the short course ‘Men, Women and Development’ as the Institute of Development Studies, Sussex for a year, and am a facilitator of two Modules in the course “Gender Transformative Evaluations in South Asia” organised by the Institute of Social Studies Trust, New Delhi. I combine global and regional reviews with field research, evaluations and training in India and Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Afghanistan, Nepal, Moldova, Sudan, Mozambique, Cambodia, Indonesia and Vietnam. Before consulting, I was managing programs and leading an organisation on gender and development. I am on the editorial board of international journal Gender and Development, and on the board of three NGOs in India
Samar has completed her PhD at the age of 31 years(2014) from Zagazig University, Egypt. I'm an associate professor of Zagazig University, Egypt 2019. Granted the MRCGP at the age of 29 year (2012) . Master degree in Mental Health Primary Care ,Nova University ,Portugal2020 . I have more than33 publications, Share in the writing of 4 books , and has been serving as an editorial board member of 4 Journals. I presented papers in more than 9 national and international jouranls.
Over a 20-year career in cybersecurity and information technology, Ajay has seen companies create true competitive advantage from successful management of security and technology initiatives. At the same time, healthcare is burdened with outdated technology infrastructure and inefficiencies - which are often measured in human lives. Ajay decided to take his understanding of technology and implementation to disrupt and innovate healthcare.
In launching HSR.health, Ajay leverages the best of tech to transform American healthcare into a system that innovates healthcare delivery achieving improved quality, lower costs, and health equity. Under Ajay's leadership, HSR.health pivoted to support COVID response in the US and globally. And through its lessons learned has developed insights into how health risks impact broader markets. The company is developing a digital Pandemic Early Warning and Response Platform to identify and mitigate impact of future pandemics.
In addition to his work at HSR.health, Ajay Chairs the Health Domain Working Group for the Open Geospatial Consortium, the global standards setting body for all things Geo; serves as the Vice-Chair of the Board of Directors of Holy Cross Health, a multi-hospital social safety net health system in Montgomery County, MD; Chairs the Revenue Committee of the Board of Governors for his alma mater, the fearless University of Maryland, College Park; and serves on the Board of Visitors for Wake Forest University, a Top 30 private research university in the US.
If he isn't using the HSR.health geospatial platform to map disease rates against social factors to identify solutions to population health challenges, such as the opioid epidemic or maternal mortality, you can find him at sporting events (#LetsGoNats, #ALLCAPS) or behind the mic bursting eardrums while belting out his favorite pop music tunes from U2, Sting, George Michael, or Imagine Dragons.
Shavone Brennen completed her ASN from the College of The Bahamas, and holds a postgraduate diploma in Midwifery from the University of The Bahamas in Nassau - Bahamas. She is employed as a Registered Nurse in the Ministry of Health and Wellness, in the Department of Public Health since 2009. As a newly graduated midwife, she is responsible for Women’s Health with a focus on Postnatal Period and Reproductive Health. She currently serves as a member of the Global Strategies for Nursing and Midwifery Bahamas team for Recruitment and Retention.
Mrs. Ragni Kumari, born February 15, 1986, Gopalganj, Bihar, India. She completed her basic education in her village. She completed her Bachelor of clinical Optometry and Master of Clinical optometry from Bharati Vidyapeeth University, Pune and Amity University, Haryana, respectively. She also has post-graduation in MBA (Hospital Management and Supply Chain Management). She is pursuing Ph. D. in Public Health from Amity Institute of Public Health, Amity University, Noida, U.P. Presently she is working as an Optometrist in Lokbandhu Shree Rajnarayan Combined Hospital, Lucknow. She was former and founder HOD & Assist Professor, Department of Optometry, Era University, Lucknow. She was Assistant Proctor and member of anti-ranging committee of Era University. She is member of Society for Allied Health and health care professional’s education and research, Era University, Lucknow. Ragni Kumari has 15 years of clinical and academic experience. She is Ex. Sr. Consultant Optometrist in various organizations (Vision Express, AB Optique Pvt. Ltd, Lenskart.com). She organized many national and international conference in Era University and Amity University. She has Attended and presented papers in National /International Conferences and training programs. She Chaired Several National Scientific Conferences. Mrs. Ragni Kumari written more than 25 articles and Research Papers for National and International Journals of optometry and ophthalmology and Multidisciplinary Journals. She has been invited faculty in training programs and conducted many Workshops and training programs all over India. Mrs. Kumari has been invited as guest faculty in several conferences. She is member of Optometry council of India and International Contact Lens Educator, Australia. She is teaching the Contact lens, Indian Medicine & Telemedicine, Binocular Vision & Orthoptics, Dispensing Optics, Public Health for Diploma, UG and PG optometry students. She has several research interests subjects like contact lens, public health, Cataract, dispensing optics. She has published two books as co-author handbook of Ocular Terminology (Kavya Publication) and textbook of clinical optometry (Taurean Publication). She has written a book chapter in Challenges in eye care services and deliveries during COVID-19 pandemic”- An overview (Special Issue on Covid-19 by Ramaiah group of Educational Institution with collaborators; University of Illinois, U.S.A and University of Manitoba, Canada). These books are prescribed as Textbook in many Optometry Schools in India Besides this she has written chapters and articles in other books and Magazine. She is reviewer of journals, Acta Scientific Ophthalmology journal & International Journal of Creative Research Thought (IJCRT).
Mary Musleh has a Bachelor of science major in Nursing from Bethlehem University in Palestine and finishing her MPH with Global Health and Social Justice concentration at Sam Houston State University, USA. She worked as a Culture Orientation intern at Refugees Sirvice of Texas. Currently working as a Graduate Research Assistant in the College of Health Sciences with team of Drs and professionals. The group traveled to Bangladesh to work on the recently awarded National Institute of Health (NIH) RO1 grant for the research project.
Dr. Nehal Soffar is a Clinical Pharmacist for Alexandria Pediatric Center and a Health Promotion Volunteer at Red Crescent Alexandria, with almost 7 years of health-related volunteering and work experience, driven by public health advocacy and equality for all. She was recognized by the British Council as one of the top 10 science communicators in Egypt in Famelab international competition 2020. Nehal co-founded the "Wander Destinations" initiative, responsible for road safety and health promotion during the trips. It has been honored as one of the top 100 startups at the "Startup Istanbul-2019" global competition out of 160,000 international startups. Earlier in 2014-15, Nehal began her activities in the health promotion. She was appointed as Public Health Committee working group in Egyptian Pharmaceutical Students' Federation Alexandria and kept going in other health-related activities
Dr Uchechukwu Nelson Onyejimbe ( MBBS,FWACS,FICS,MPH) is a Consultant Obstetrician and Gynecologist, a Fellow of West African College of Surgeons and the immediate former Director of Public Health and Disease Control Anambra State of Nigeria. He has been in practice for 39 years. He had worked in various health facilities across the country. He is a Clinical and Field Epidemiologist. He is also an author and a researcher in Women's Health and Public Health interventions in Nigeria. He is a recipient of several national and international awards.
Maria Dalamagka currently works at the Department of Anesthesia, General University Hospital of Larissa. Maria does research in acupuncture and Anaesthetics. She is PhD medicine , doctor of pain , MD. Editorial board member :Scifed Journal, Pain Medicine and Management, Enliven, Cient Periodique, Journal of Pain Management and Medicine _Longdom, Anesthesia &Pain Research _Scivision, GJNFS, Journal if Pain and Relief. Speaker and organizing committee to conferences as:Pain Research and Management Zurich 2018, 5th international conference Pain Research &Management London 2017, and Vancouver , Canada 2016, Word congress on Pain Medicine and Management Singapore 2019, International Conference on Alzheimers &Neurodegenerative desease Madrid , Spain 2018, scientific federation speaker
I am a First Class graduate of Public Health from Kwara State Univeristy, Malete, Kwara State Nigeria. I have a track record of selfless services, quality leadership and a passion for healthcare equity and delivery in Nigeria. I am determined to contribute to the development and improvement of the healthcare system and healthcare delivery in Nigeria especially for those affected with various diseases associated with poverty in low income settings. I have a strong interest in global health, health equity, health economics, and health systems strengthening. My interest are the epidemiology, prevention and control of diseases associated with poverty.
Dr Hanna is an Associate Professor of Public Health with medical background (MBBS). His public health journey started with a PhD project in 2003 (Monash University) around the topic of lifestyle determinants of musculoskeletal disease where over 25 journal articles were published in reputable journals as a result. Following the PhD journey, Dr Hanna went on to continue his work on lifestyle and behavioural factors and their effect on other chronic non-communicable disease such as obesity, diabetes, mental health and cardiovascular disease. He has a NHMRC fellowship in public health (Monash and Baker Heart and Diabetes Institute, 2007-2011) and has worked in various communities including 3 years in the Gulf region (Qatar) where he investigated cultural and social determinants of health and disease. As a result of his commitment to public health research, Dr Hanna published over 100 journal articles and reports and over 80 national and international conference presentations on related projects.
Dr Marion Gibbon - Assistant Director of Public Health for Birmingham City Council Children and Families. She acts as a bridge between the Children and Families and Public Health Directorates. She has led the development and implementation of health improvement and prevention programmes over many years. She has worked internationally in Kenya, Sri Lanka and Nepal. Her doctoral work took place in Nepal and involved working with communities and particularly women to improve their health. She has undertaken organisational development and been involved in leading change at local, national and international levels. She is very creative and helps others to think outside the box. She has wide-ranging expertise across the public health field.
Franklin has been involved in clinical care and public health for over 10 years. Has responded to various public health emergencies such as the humanitarian response to the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, displaced persons in Northeast Nigeria caused by the insurgency and the recent covid response to the Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh. In addition, he is actively involved in issues around Alcohol, where he currently serves as the Chair of the West African Alcohol Policy alliance(WAAPA) and the Executive Director of the Association of Advocates Against Alcohol Harm in Nigeria(ASAAHN). He has been instrumental in developing the draft alcohol policy document in Nigeria and he is supporting 7 other West African Countries in developing a policy document.
He currently works as a General Surgery Registrar at Northumbria NHS Trust Cramlington UK whilst engaging in other public health activities.
Monae holds degrees in Public Health (DrPH, New York Medical College and MPH, Morgan State University) along with a degree in Biomedical Sciences (MBS, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey). She hasconductedlaboratory research (Johns Hopkins University and the National Institutes of Health), conducted community-based participatory research (Bronx, NY and Baltimore, MD), worked in the Pharmaceutical Industry, trained as a policy fellow (Capitol Hill),and spent 7 years developing courses and teaching graduate Public Health students. Her research has been presented at the American Public Health Association meetings and the Public Health Association of New York City.
Bereket Abebayehu Tegene has completed his undergraduate degree in Doctor of Medicine from Addis Ababa University in 2018 and has just completed his MSc in Tropical medicine and International Health from the London School of Hygeine and Tropical Medicine.He is currently a global health intern at Costello Medical Consultancy in London.He had been practicing medicine in rural and urban areas of Ethiopia for more than two years before coming to the UK.
Simona Zaami is an Associate Professor of Forensic Medicine at the University of Rome "Sapienza", Department of Anatomical, Histological, Medico-legal and Orthopedic sciences; has achieved the status of tenured Ordinary Full Professor on 7th November, 2018, awaiting appointment; Has held numerous teaching appointments at the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry and Medicine and Psychology at the University of Rome "Sapienza” and has been in charge of several national and international research projects; Has authored 171 papers, totaling 2502 citations and h-index 35 (source: Scopus).
Susanna Marinelli Achieved a law degree from the University LUISS Guido Carli of Rome on 26th November 2018, specializing in criminal law. Since November 2021 has been a lawyer registered at the Court of Rome. Since January 2019 has been a member of the research group of the Analytical Pharmacotoxicology Unit of the National Center for Addiction and Doping of the Italian High Institute of Health (Istituto Superiore di Sanità) and has contributed with her legal and regulatory expertise to various research activities centered around doping agents, new substances psychoactive and gamma hydroxybutyric acid (GHB), with matching research publications. Since December 2018 has been a member of the International Institute of Criminological Sciences and Forensic Psychopathology research group. Has authored 19 scientific articles totaling 97 citations and h-index 8 (source: Scopus).
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