Editorial Board

Editors

Michael W. Popejoy

Vice President Community Health Education and Senior Grants Coordinator
USA View Profile

Research Interest:
Emerging datascience of Big Data Predictive Analytics transform social science; economics particularly behavioral economics; political science; policy science; public administration; public health; health administration and the practice of medicine on a global scale.

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Dr. Michael W. Popejoy received his Ph.D. in public administration from Florida Atlantic University, an M.B.A. from Barry University, the M.P.H. in community health from Florida International University, and the M.S. in Health Administration from Strayer University. He has served as professor and Applied Business Institute research professor and consultant, department chair, institute director and president of the faculty senate at the Rinker School at Palm Beach Atlantic University; and has served as adjunct professor at Florida Atlantic University (public safety), Florida International University (public health), and Central Michigan University (clinical research administration). He is Assistant Editor and Book Review Editor for White House Studies, and is a frequent contributor to Public Health (UK) and Perspectives in Public Health (UK). He serves on editorial boards for many international academic journals in public administration, public health, qualitative research, and medicine. His first co-edited book Global Public Health Policy was published in 2013 by Nova Science Publishers and is under preparation for the 2nd edition expected to be released in 2017; and, his second co-edited book Emerging Global Crises in Public Administration and Public Health is expected in print late in 2017. The numerous unexplored interdisciplinary crosswalks between public health, population medicine, and public administration partnership initiatives constitute one of his major areas of scholarly interest today. He has recently been working on calculating the public health risks associated with mass casualty incidents resulting from a bioterror attack from novel genetically engineered pathogenic viruses that could be designed and then deployed into populated areas throughout the world. His research reveals that the potential loss of human and animal life globally would be catastrophic to global social systems and the national economies of all afflicted countries would collapse.
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Laith R Sultan

University of Pennsylvania
USA View Profile

Research Interest:
Public health; Epidemiology; Global health; Refugee health; Food and nutrition safety; Ultrasound; Cancer imaging and diagnosis; Computer aided diagnosis.

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Laith R Sultan received Doctor of Medicine degree from Al-Nahrain University, Baghdad, Iraq in 2003. After graduation he worked as an intern physician for two years at Al-Kadhimya hospital in Baghdad in which he gained experience in the major medical fields through rotating in internal medicine, surgery, pediatric, Gyn. and Obstetric departments. He is currently work as a research fellow and an investigator in University of Pennsylvania/ Ultrasound Research Lab ( Dr. Sandy Sehgals lab).
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Alexandra A Bhatti

University of Pittsburgh, Graduate School of Public Health - Pittsburgh, PA
Pennsylvania View Profile

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Dr Ghazi Faisal Sharkas

Jordan University of Science and Technology
jordan View Profile

Research Interest:
Epidemiological studies in all public health fields, Communicable diseases, Outbreaks,Noncommunicable diseases, Behavioral Risk Factors, Cancer epidemiology, Trends of cancer, Surveillance and surveillance evaluation, Substance abuseepidemiology, Maternal and child Health; Accountability in health services; as well as other researches relevant to expertise

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Dr Ghazi Faisal Sharkas has got his MD from the University of Jordan; thereafter he has joined the Field Epidemiology Training Program (FETP) at Jordan Ministry of Health in collaboration with the Centers of Diseases Control and Prevention, Atlanta/Georgia and graduated as an epidemiologist. He has got a Community Medicine BoardQualification from the Arab Council for Health Specialties. He is currently in the thesis part of MsCPublic Health-Epidemiology at Jordan University of Science and Technology. He is a researcher, research trainer and mentor, and a lecturer in the public health topics,basic epidemiology and biostatistics. He worked in Jordan Cancer Registry for three years, was the Associate NCD Director at Jordan Ministry of Health for four years and is now the director of planning and project management in the ministry.
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Lucia PARISI

University of Palermo
Italy View Profile

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Mashuk Siddiquee

Master of Science in Microbiology Jahangirnagar University
Bangladesh View Profile

Research Interest:
Public Health & Epidemiology , Neonatal Infection, Molecular Pathogenesis, Immunology and Infectious diseases, Maternal Genito-urinary Infection, Pharmaceutical Microbiology, Bacteriology.

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Melinda Marshall

Ashford University
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Research Interest:
Emerging Infectious Diseases,Health Informatics, Health Promotion, Social Epidemiology, Health Equity, Environmental Policy and Development, Tobacco and Smoking Cessation, Asthma Exacerbation, Neontal Pediatric Care, Therapist Driven Protocols, Associating public health into respiratory care practices and barriers to health care outcomes, Strategic Planning. Etc.

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Dr. Melinda Marshall received his Doctorate in Public Health in Epidemiology from Capella University, and Master of Public Administration from Ashford University. He currently serve a school Ambassador, Dr.PH student preceptor and mentor for students within Capella Universities Doctorate of Public Health and Leadership program. Additionally, He has been a Respiratory Care Practitioner for over 17 years among both Neonatal , Pediatric, and Adult populations. As a healthcare practitioner he had seen both patients with platium healthcare and those without for several decades. Which leads to his passion as a researcher of both policy development, health advocacy and researching respiratory sciences within hisorganization.
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Anton Shufutinsky

Nova Southeastern University
USA View Profile

Research Interest:
Organizational Safety Culture Assessment and Improvement; Real-Time Detection and Analysis for Environmental Health Assessment; Organizational Development in Health Science Organizations; Public Health Leadership and Leadership Development; Environmental Determinants of Human Health; CBRNE Preparedness ; Public Health and Safety Root Cause Analysis Methodology; Health Care Conflict Analysis and Resolution; Sanitation, Infrastructure, and Global Health

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Dr. Anton Shufutinsky, DHSc, MSPH, CHMM, REHS/RS, CFSC is a retired Naval Officer with a breadth of experience as a military leader and manager onboard ships, at shipyards, in hospitals, at research organizations, and with deployed operational units. He is a subject matter expert on environmental health, occupational safety, industrial hygiene, environmental, emergency response, and healthcare leadership. Additionally, Anton has experience working in and managing departments in the biotechnology and biopharmaceutical industries. Anton has taught graduate level courses in public health in numerous university health science departments. He holds a Doctor of Health Science degree with a research focus in global health, environmental health, and leadership from Nova Southeastern University, a Master of Science of Public Health in Industrial Hygiene from San Diego State University, and a Bachelor of Science in Biology from Chaminade University. Dr. Shufutinsky also has completed advanced graduate study in environmental health science and public health preparedness from Penn State University and the Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences. Dr. Shufutinsky is currently pursuing a PhD in Organizational Development from Cabrini University and has recently launched an independent organizational consulting firm, Changineering Global. Dr. Shufutinsky is a Certified Hazardous Materials Manager (CHMM), Registered Environmental Health Specialist/Registered Sanitarian (REHS/RS), and a Certified Fire and Smoke Damage Consultant (CFSC). His areas of practice and research interest include, but are not limited to public health and health science leadership, health science organization development, real-time detection systems for exposure monitoring, workplace injury prevention, CBRNE management, public health education, and indoor air quality. Furthermore, Dr. Shufutinsky is a root cause analysis expert and works on designing both unique and integrated root cause analysis methods and systems for incident and accident prevention and operational continuity.
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Irini Gergianaki

University of Crete
Greece View Profile

Research Interest:
Epidemiology; Public Health; Registries; Health Innovations; e-health

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Irini Gergianaki, MD is a board certified GP, Master of Public Health- PhDc in Medical School, University of Crete, Greece. Her research focuses on lupus epidemiology and the effect of environmental factors on disease outcomes. She works in Rheumatology, Immunology Clinic at University Hospital as a researcher and advisor for multi-disease registry database development and studies towards a BS in Informatics.
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Jason Feldman

Division of Disease Control and Health Statistics
USA View Profile

Research Interest:
Environmental health policy; HIV / AIDS; Mens Health; Breast cancer management

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Jason Feldman is an adaptive, dynamic public health leader whose career focuses on health policy, health systems strengthening, and quality management. Mr. Feldman’s professional accomplishments includemanaging complex community-based HIV/AIDS prevention projects, environmental and community health impact assessment reviews,strategic planning, and peer coaching. For the Florida Department of Health, Florida Cancer Data System, Jasonsupported teams of researchers investigatingcancer patients for projects with routine surveillance data linkage with hospital electronic medical records. In 2007-2010, Mr. Feldman provided training in public health emergency preparedness guidelines to state and local health officials as part of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Public Health Prevention Serviceleadership training fellowship program. He has contributed to several disease outbreak responses as well as two overseas assignments with U.S. Peace Corps.In addition to being a graduate of CDC’s Public Health Prevention Service, Jason Feldman earned degrees from Northeastern University and the Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine.
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