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EDITORS-IN-CHIEF

Olivier Bruyère
New Content ItemUniversity of Liège, Belgium
Research website
ORCID profile
Twitter: @olibruyere
Specialisms: Epidemiology, Public health, Rehabilitation, Muscle, Bone, Pharmacoepidemiology, Meta-analysis, Systematic review
 


Herman Van Oyen
New Content Item (1)SCIENSANO, Belgium
Research website
ORCID profile
Twitter: @hvanoyen
Specialisms: Epidemiological methods, Survey methodology, Summary measures of population health, Health information, Inequality
 


Brecht Devleesschauwer
Brecht DevleesschauwerSCIENSANO, Belgium
Research Website
ORCID Profile
Twitter: @brechtdv
Specialisms: Epidemiology, Public health, Burden of disease, Health inequalities, Health impact assessment

 

 

MANAGING EDITOR

Tadek Krzywania
New Content Item (1)SCIENSANO, Belgium





 


SECTION EDITORS

Global Nutrition

Dickson Amugsi
New Content ItemAfrican Population and Health Research Center, Kenya
Research website
ORCID profile
Twitter: @damugsi2002
Specialisms: Public health and nutritional epidemiologist with expertise in maternal and child health/nutrition, All forms of malnutrition, Burden/risk factors of diseases


Omid Eslami
Technological University of the Shannon, Ireland
Research website
ORCID profile
Specialisms: Nutritional epidemiology, Diet quality, Maternal and child nutrition, Obesity, Qualitative research, Systematic reviews



Fei Luo
New Content Item (1)Central South University, China
Research website
ORCID profile
Twitter: @FeiLuo11
Specialisms: Lipids metabolism, Non-alcoholic fatty liver, Atherosclerosis, Heart disease, VLDL lipidation and transport, ​​Insulin signaling pathway, Isolated liver perfusion, Cell fractionation


Zheng Feei Ma
New Content Item (1)University of the West of England, UK
Research website
ORCID profile
Specialisms: Nutrition; Epidemology; Trace elements; Obesity; Non-communicable diseases




António Raposo
New Content Item (1)CBIOS (Research Center for Biosciences and Health Technologies), Universidade Lusófona de Humanidades e Tecnologias, Portugal
Research website
ORCID profile
Specialisms: Food Safety, Food Security, Food Innovation, Nutrition, Public Health, Natural Food Products.



Ashish Singh
New Content Item (2)Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, India
Research website
ORCID profile
Specialisms:Social/Economic/Socioeconomic inequality/Disparity in public health outcomes (for example, nutrition, immunization, longevity, access to healthcare facilities etc.)



Jinyu Sun
New Content Item (1)Nanjing Medical University, China
Research website
ORCID profile
Specialisms: Cardiovascular diseases, Digital health, Machine learning, Artificial intelligence, Cardio-Oncology, Public health, Obesity, Metabolic syndrome



Sumathi Swaminathan
New Content Item (1)St John’s Research Institute, India
Research website
ORCID profile
Specialisms: Nutritional epidemiology, Public health, Maternal and child malnutrition, Dietary assessment and physical activity

Health Information Systems



Robertas Damaševičius
New Content Item (1)Kaunas University of Technology, Lithuania 
Research website
ORCID profile
Specialisms: Artificial Intelligence, Deep learning, Machine learning, Heuristic optimization
 

 


Jinming Han
New Content Item (1)Capital Medical University, China
Research website
ORCID profile
Specialisms: Neurology, Immunology, Cohort
 

 


Neville Calleja, University of Malta, Malta
Romana Haneef, Santé Publique France, France
Luís Velez Lapão, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Portugal
Chee Wei Tan, City University of Hong Kong , Hong Kong
Damir Ivanković, University of Amsterdam, Netherlands
 

Health Services Research

Naseer Abbas Khan
New Content Item (1)University of Sargodha, Pakistan
Research website
ORCID profile
Specialisms: Organizational Behaviour, Performance Management, Leadership, Information System methods, Health leadership, Public management, Health information system, Health services research
 
 


Williams Agyemang-Duah
New Content ItemQueen's University, Canada
Research website
ORCID profile
Specialisms: Population ageing, Public health, Healthcare services, Informal caregiving, Qualitative research, Quantitative research, Mixed methods research, Human-environment interactions

 


Bayu Begashaw Bekele
Mizan Tepi University, Ethiopia
Research website
ORCID profile
Specialisms: Oncology (breast cancer)



 


Jongwha Chang
New Content Item (1)Texas A&M University, USA
Research website
ORCID profile
Specialisms: Quantitative health service research, Health outcomes, Healthcare management, Health care cost analysis, Comparative effectiveness analysis, Health disparity
 


Periklis Charalampous
New Content ItemUniversité Catholique de Louvain, Belgium
Research website
ORCID profile
Specialisms: Burden of disease, Years of life lost methods, Systematic review,  Natural disasters, Public Health


 


Andrea Cioffi
New Content Item (1)University of Foggia, Italy
Research website
ORCID profile
Specialisms: Health policies, Bioethics, Legal medicine, Social determinants of health, Health equity, Human rights, Mental health, Reproductive medicine, Forensic psychiatry, Forensic gynaecology
 
 


Johanna de Almeida Mello
New Content ItemKU Leuven, Belgium
Research website
ORCID profile
Specialisms: Health economics, Geriatrics, Gerontology, Nursing, Health assessments, Mixed methods


 


Hung Chak Ho
New Content ItemCity University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Research website
ORCID profile
Specialisms: Urban health; Oopulation health; Community health; Spatial epidemiology; Health action plans


 


Ehimario Igumbor
New Content ItemNigerian Institute of Medical Research, Nigeria
Research website
ORCID profile
Twitter: @Ehimario
Specialisms: Epidemiological estimations and modelling,  Burden of disease analyses, Strategic health information generation and use, Cohort studies, Health surveys
 


Abdosaleh Jafari
New Content ItemShiraz University of Medical Sciences, Iran
Research website
ORCID profile
Specialisms: Health economic evaluation research, Systematic review


 


Sun Jung Kim
New Content Item (1)Soonchunhyang University, Republic of Korea
Research website
ORCID profile
Specialisms: Evidence-based health policy analysis, Health services research, Health disparity, Healthcare access and outcomes, Healthcare administration, Global health
 
 


Yuvaraj Krishnamoorthy
New Content ItemESIC Medical College and Hospital, Chennai, India
Research website
ORCID profile
Specialisms: Evidence synthesis, Health economics, Artificial intelligence in Public Health
 

 


Munjae Lee
New Content ItemAjou University School of Medicine, Republic of Korea
Research website
ORCID profile
Specialisms: Healthcare Management, Health Services Research, Digital Health, Medical Device Industry, Health Policy

 



Zhong Li
New Content ItemNanjing Medical University, China
Research website
ORCID profile
Specialisms: Rural health, Mental health, Ageing


 


Roy Marzo
New Content ItemManagement and Science University, Malaysia
Research website
ORCID profile
Specialisms: Epidemiology, Health Promotion, Research methodology, Communicable and non-Communicable diseases, Environmental health, Global sustainable development, Health and social services, Nutrition, Ageing and quality of life, Social and behavioural health, Healthcare management, Strategic management, Health services management, Health leadership management, Quality management, Medical education
 

Sylvester Okeke
New Content ItemUniversity of New South Wales, Australia
Research website
ORCID profile
Twitter: @SirReubenOkeke
Specialisms: Epidemiology, Social aspects of infectious diseases, Health education and promotion, Young people and health, Sexual and reproductive health, Emerging infectious diseases, Blood-borne viruses and STIs, Health equity, Global public health, Migrant health
 
Sivasankar Palaniappan
New Content ItemPoznan University of Technology, Poland
Research website
ORCID profile
Specialisms: Environmental Microbiology, Microbiome, Antimicrobial Studies, Bio-remediation, Methanotrophy, Actinobacteria, Metagenomics, Environmental Omics, Metatranscriptomics

 


Jay Pan
New Content ItemSichuan University, China
Research website
ORCID profile
Specialisms: Health policy, Health economics, Health services research


 


Jim Stimpson
New Content Item (1)Drexel University, USA
Research website
ORCID profile
Specialisms: Health policy, Health services research, Medical sociology, Immigrant health, Cancer screening, Motor vehicle crashes
 
 


Karan Varshney
New Content ItemMonash University, Australia
Research website
ORCID profile
Specialisms: Qualitative research, Systematic review, Scoping review, Infectious disease, Antimicrobial resistance, COVID-19, HIV, Co-infection, Suicide, Racism, Medical education, Genocide, Tuberculosis

 


Grant Wyper
New Content ItemUniversity of Glasgow, United Kingdom
Research website
ORCID profile
Twitter: @GMAWyper
Specialisms: Burden of disease, Summary measure of population health, Health inequalities, Life expectancy, Epidemiology, Data linkage
 


Ali Nawaz Khan, Hubei Engineering University, China
João Vasco Santos, University of Porto, Portugal
Nader Ghotbi, Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University, Japan 
 

Maternal and Child Health

Manfred Accrombessi
New Content ItemLondon School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, United Kingdom
Research website
ORCID profile
Specialisms: Infectious tropical diseases, Neglected tropical diseases, Emerging diseases, Epidemiology


 


Ambrose Akinlo
New Content Item (1)Obafemi Awolowo University, Nigeria,
University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, USA
Research website
ORCID profile
Specialisms: Public health, Demography, Sexual and reproductive health
 
 


Tilahun Birhan
New Content Item (1)University of Gondar, Ethiopia
Research website
ORCID profile
Specialisms: Statistical methods in Public Health
 

 


Giulia Dallagiacoma
New Content ItemKarolinska Institutet, Sweden
Research website
ORCID profile
Specialisms: Public Health, Vaccinations, Vaccine hesitancy, RSV, Respiratory syncytial virus, Global health


 


Thomas Druetz
New Content Item (1)University of Montreal, Canada
Research website
ORCID profile
Specialisms: Impact evaluation, Health services research, Access to healthcare, Effects of conflicts on population health, Malaria
 
 


Yitagesu Habtu
New Content Item (1)Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia
Research website
ORCID profile
Twitter: @HabtuYitagesu
Specialisms: Public Health, Epidemiology, Cervical Cancer, Adolescent sexual health, Maternal and child health, Non-communicable diseases, Health behaviour and promotion, Infectious diseases (Malaria, Tuberculosis), Health services, Occupational and environmental health
 
Sevil Hakimi
New Content Item (1)Ege University, Turkey
Research website
ORCID profile
Specialisms: Maternal health, Quality of care, Maternal health services, Maternal mortality and severe morbidity, Newborn care, Preterm newborn care, Epidemiologic studies
 
 


Henok Kebede
New Content Item (1)Resolve to Save Lives, Ethiopia
Research website
ORCID profile
Specialisms: Family planning,  Prevention of mother to child HIV transmission, Epidemiology of communicable and non-communicable disease, Surveillance data analysis/system evaluation, Implementation research
 
 


Bruno Masquelier
New Content Item (1)UCLouvain, Belgium
Research website
ORCID profile 
Twitter: @BrunoMasquelier
Specialisms: Demography, Child mortality, Youth, Causes of death, Vital registration, Demographic and health surveys, Population projections
 


Sonia Minooee
New Content ItemJames Cook University, Australia
Research website
ORCID profile
Specialisms: Reproductive health, Obstetrics, Midwifery, Labour and delivery, Childbirth, Prenatal and postpartum care, Traumatic birth, Systematic review, Scoping review, Cross-sectional and cohort studies, Qualitative methodologies
 



Ramesh Poluru
New Content Item (1)The INCLEN Trust International, India
Research website
ORCID profile
Specialisms: Demography, Statistics, Epidemiology, Public health and surveillance (Reproductive and child health including STIs, HIV/AIDS), Nutrition, Impact assessment, Vaccine safety, Quantitative and qualitative methods and analysis
 



Rajesh Sharma
New Content Item (1)National Institute of Technology Kurukshetra, India
Research website
ORCID profile
Specialisms: Chronic disease epidemiology, Cancer epidemiology, Health economics, Public health
 

 


Chandrashekhar Sreeramareddy
New Content ItemInternational Medical University, Malaysia
Research website
ORCID profile 
Specialisms: Global public health


 


Marie Delnord, SCIENSANO, Belgium
Shiyam Sunder, Aga Khan University, Pakistan
Peter Macharia, Institute of Tropical Medicine, Belgium
Anam Shahil Feroz, University of Toronto, Canada
 

Methodology

Boni Alé
New Content Item (1)Kenyatta National Hospital, Kenya
Research website
ORCID profile
Twitter: @DrAleBoni
Specialisms: Statistical methods, Epidemiological methods, Clinical data science, Longitudinal data analysis, Survival analysis, Systematic reviews, Meta-analysis, Implementation science, Cardiovascular diseases research, Cerebro-vascular diseases research, Diabetes research, Digital health, AI in medicine, Chronic respiratory diseases research, Global health research
 
Jérôme Antoine
New Content Item (1)Sciensano, Belgium
Research website
ORCID profile
Specialisms: Epidemiology, Addiction treatment, Public health, Substance use disorder
 

 


Finaba Berete
New Content Item (1)SCIENSANO, Belgium
Research website
ORCID profile
Twitter: @FinabaBerete
Specialisms: Epidemiology, Public health, Data linkages, Epidemiological methods, Survey methodology, Chronic disease epidemiology, Determinants of use of health care, Health survey research
 


Sarah Cuschieri
New Content ItemUniversity of Malta, Malta
Research website
ORCID profile
Twitter: @sarah_cuschieri
Specialisms: Epidemiology, Non-communicable diseases, Research methods
 
 


Omid Fakheran
New Content ItemMedical University of Graz, Austria
Research website
ORCID profile
Specialisms: Dental public health, qualitative studies, Mixed-method studies, Quality of life, Person-centered care, patient-reported outcomes, community health, Social prescribing

 


Orazio Valerio Giannico
New Content ItemLocal Health Authority of Taranto, Italy
Research website
ORCID profile
Specialisms: Epidemiology, Statistics, Public health, Methodology, Environmental health, Environmental epidemiology, Climate change, Urban health, Green spaces and health, Health impact assessment, Geostatistics, Remote sensing, Satellite data
 


Vanessa Gorasso
New Content ItemSciensano, Belgium
Research website
ORCID profile
Specialisms: Epidemiology, Public health, Burden of disease, Comparative risk assessment, Health impact assessment

 



Farzan Madadizadeh
New Content Item (1)Shahid Sadoughi University of Medical Sciences, Iran
Research website
ORCID profile
Specialisms: Statistical methodology, Study design, Ampling techniques, Statistical tests and assumptions, Interpretation of statistical models, Form of graph and tables, Research methodology, Scientific writing of paper, Epidemiology, Public health
 



Georgios Markozannes
New Content Item (1)University of Ioannina, Greece
Research website
ORCID profile
Specialisms: Research methodology, Evidence synthesis
 

 


Raphael Mendonça Guimarães
New Content ItemFIOCRUZ - National School of Public Health, Brazil
Research website
ORCID profile
Twitter: @rapha_mg
Specialisms: Demography, Epidemiology, Public policy, Social inequalities, and poverty, with an emphasis on mortality, levels, and trends; Epidemiological transition and health transition; Causes of death and its changes over long periods; Inequality in the population's morbidity and mortality; Cancer mortality and morbidity; Life expectancy and longevity
 
Frank Osei
New Content Item (1)University of Twente, Netherlands
Research website
ORCID profile
Specialisms: Spatial statistics, GeoHealth, Spatial epidemiology, Spatial biostatistics, Disease mapping, Bayesian disease modelling, Bayesian disease mapping
 
 


Atsuhiko Ota
New Content ItemFujita Health University, Japan
Research website
ORCID profile
Specialisms: Epidemiology, Public health, Occupational health, Health promotion, Health policy, Stress, Mental health, Social factors

 


Handan Wand
New Content ItemUniversity of New South Wales, Australia
Research website
ORCID profile
Specialisms: Biostatistics, Epidemiology, Infectious Diseases, Population-level evaluations, Population attributable risk, geospatial models

 


Monal Yuwanati
New Content Item (1)Saveetha Dental College and Hospital, Chennai, India
Research website
ORCID profile
Twitter: @oblivionpath
Specialisms: Oral oncology, Premalignancy, Oral microbiology, Quality of life
 

 

Valentina Baccolini, Sapienza University of Rome, Italy
Germain Honvo, University of Liège, Belgium
Romeo Patini, Catholic University of Sacred Heart, Italy
 

Physical Activity

Bruno Bizzozero Peroni
New Content ItemUniversity of Castilla-La Mancha, Spain
Research website
ORCID profile
Specialisms: Diet, Nutrition, Physical activity, Exercise, Lifestyle behaviors, Mental health, Depression, Cardiovascular diseases, Fitness, Systematic review, Meta-analysis, Network meta-analysis, Cohort studies, Cross-sectional studies
 



Catherine Capio
New Content ItemEducation University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Research website
ORCID profile
Twitter: @catherinecapio
Specialisms: Implementation Science, Physical activity, Motor competence, Rehabilitation, Children, Older adults, Disability
 



Felipe Cureau
New Content Item (1)Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Norte (UFRN), Brazil
Research website
ORCID profile
Specialisms: Epidemiology, Physical activity, Sedentary behaviour, Movement behaviours, Noncommunicable disease, Children and adolescents health
 
 


Robby De Pauw
New Content ItemSCIENSANO, Belgium
Research website
ORCID profile
Twitter: @RobbyDePauw
Specialisms: Epidemiology, Musculoskeletal disorders, Non-Communicable diseases, Burden of disease

 


Razak Gyasi
New Content ItemAfrican Population and Health Research Center, Kenya
Research website
ORCID profile
Twitter: @rgyasi1
Specialisms: Physical activity and healthy aging, Aging epidemiology, Geriatric nutrition, Anorexia of aging, Sleep and muscle health, and Socio-environmental gerontology
 


Yun-Ju Lai
New Content Item (1)Puli Branch of Taichung Veterans General Hospital, Taiwan
Research website
ORCID profile
Specialisms: Obesity, Metabolic syndrome, Diabetes, Epidemiology
 

 


Jinlei Nie
New Content Item (1)Macao Polytechnic University Macao SAR, China
Research website
ORCID profile
 Twitter: @Dr_Ray_Nie
Specialisms: Exercise Physiology, Sports Cardiology

 


Antonino Patti
New Content ItemUniversity of Palermo, Italy
Research website
ORCID profile
Specialisms: Physical activity, Exercise, Balance, Posture, Fitness, Prevention
 

 


Cindy Sit, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, China 

Editorial Board
Archie Alexander, MD, University of Houston, USA
Janis Baird, FFPH, PhD, DRCOG, DCH, MB, BCh, University of Southampton, UK
Masoud Behzadifar, PhD, Lorestan University of Medical Sciences, Iran
Abate Bekele Belachew, MSc, Arba Minch University, Ethiopia 
Pankaj Bhardwaj, MD, All India Institute of Medical Sciences Jodhpur, India
Brigitte AB Essers, PhD, Maastricht University Medical Centre, Netherlands
Vanessa Gorasso, PhD, Sciensano (Belgium), Belgium
Eero A Haapala, PhD, University of Jyväskylä, Finland
Nicholas Harvey, MA, MB, BChir, MRCP, PhD, University of Southampton, UK
Fabrice Jotterand, PhD, MA, Medical College of Wisconsin, USA
Shyamal Koley, PhD, Guru Nanak Dev University, India
Kewal Krishan, PhD, Panjab University, India
Syed Esam Mahmood, MD, Integral Institute of Medical Sciences & Research, India
Daniel Pinto, PhD, Marquette University, USA
Walter GW Ricciardi, MD, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore - Fondazione Policlinico Gemelli IRCCS, Italy
Jean-Marie Robine, PhD, INSERM, France/EPHE, France
Manish M Tiwari, MBBS, PhD, MPH, University of Nebraska Medical Center, USA
Caroline Trumpff, PhD, Columbia University, USA
Viviane Van Casteren, MD, SCIENSANO, Belgium
Stephan Van den Broucke, PhD, Université Catholique de Louvain, Belgium
Hans van Oers, PhD, Tilburg University, Netherlands
Stefanie Vandevijvere, DrPH, SCIENSANO, Belgium
Tomas Vega Alonso, MD, MPH, PhD, Regional Health Department of Castilla y León, Spain
Marieke Verschuuren, MD, National Institute for Public Health and the Environment (RIVM), Netherlands

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