Editorial Board

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Michael J Hewitt

Clements University Hospital
USA View Profile

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Michael Hewitt currently lives in Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas and has 33+ years’ experience in all aspects of Respiratory Care and Critical Care Medicine. He serves as Assistant Manager of Critical Care for Respiratory Care Services at the UT Southwestern Medical Center William P Clements Jr. University Hospital in Dallas and is recognized nationally & internationally for his passion, leadership and for being a visionary in the field of Respiratory Care.Michael was named a Fellow of the American Association for Respiratory Care (FAARC) in 2006. In addition, he was named the Texas Society for Respiratory Care Practitioner of the Year in 2003, 2004 & 2006. In 2008, Michael was inducted as a fellow (FCCM) in the American College of Critical Care Medicine. Michael was also named the 2011 Advance Magazine for Respiratory Care Practitioners National Respiratory Manager of the Year. He has served as the Chair of the Adult Acute Care Section of the AARC. Todayhe serves as the Chair for the Respiratory Section of the Society of Critical Care Medicine. Michael is anationally recognized lecturer on a variety of topics and is well networked around the country as a colleague and resource.
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Klaus Lessnau

NYU School of Medicine
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Scott Oh

David Geffen School of Medicine
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Helen Senderovich

William Osler Health System
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Marcelo Alexandre Costa Vaz

Icon Clinical Research
Brazil View Profile

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Shehab M Abd El-Kader

Cairo University
Egypt View Profile

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Physical Therapy for Respiratory Disorders, Cardiopulmonary Disorders, Cardiovascular Disorders Geriatrics, Wound Care and Women Health,Metabolic Disorders

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Prof. Shehab Mahmoud Abd El-kader, PT, MPT, PhD in physical therapy for cardiopulmonary, metabolic,women health, and geriatrics, Faculty of Physical Therapy, Cairo University, Egypt, since 2000 . Recent research interests include the areas of Respiratory Disorders, Metabolic Disorders , women health, caring for older people, cardiopulmonary disorders, geriatrics, hepatology and wound care. Prof. Shehab is interested in teaching Physical therapy for patients with respiratory disorders, geriatrics, hepatology and metabolic disorders. In addition, he has published several original researches in refereed pioneer journals, published ten online textbooks with LAMBERT Academic Publishing in Germany that are available in Amazon and participated in many international conferences all over the world. Prof. Shehab is a designer and reviewer for several teaching curriculum for bachelor and master degrees in physical therapy for many universities in the middle east. Also he is a reviewer for many medical and scientific journals in addition to be a supervisor and referee for several post-graduate scientific thesis, he is an editorial board member for many international Journals. Finally, Prof. Shehab has a long history in teaching for students in the bachelor, master and doctorate degrees in physical therapy.
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Sasikanth Adigopula

Banner University
USA View Profile

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Advanced Heart Failure Clinical Outcomes, Stem cell therapy in Heart Failure, Mechanical Circulatory Support, Heart Transplantation, Cardiovascular Imaging.

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Adigopula is an Advanced Heart Failure Cardiologist, Director of Heart Failure at Regional Medical Center and Assistant Professor in the Division of Cardiology at Loma Linda University. He completed his training at Stanford University and University of California at Los Angeles. He has authored many important papers and book chapters. He has published in prestigious medical journals including New England Journal of Medicine, Journal of the American College of Cardiology, Circulation, American Heart Journal, American Journal of Cardiology, Journal of American Society of Echocardiography and International Journal of Cardiovascular Imaging. He has received many national and international awards, recognition and grants for his clinical and research work. He has presented his research in many national and international Cardiology conferences. He serves on the Editorial board of many peer-reviewed medical journals. He is dedicated to academics, teaching, patient care, research in advance heart failure and advancement in medicine. He is a member of American Heart Association, American College of Cardiology, International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation, American Society of Echocardiography, Heart Failure Society of America, American Society of Nuclear Medicine and American Medical Association. He is a Fellow in the American College of Cardiology and the American College of Physicians. His research interest includes stem cell therapy in heart failure and clinical outcomes in advanced heart failure. His personal interests include piano, tennis and soccer but most importantly spending time with his young children. In his spare time, he volunteers in a free medical clinic and promotes charitable organizations such as UNICEF and Red Cross.
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Douglas S Gardenhire

Georgia State University
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Sasikanth

Stanford University
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Giannis Strouvalis

Central Clinic of Athens
Greece View Profile

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Hamdi Amar

Jersey General Hospital
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