Claudine Kumba graduated as a Medical Doctor in 2001 and completed her specialisation in Anesthesiology in 2006 at the Free University of Brussels (ULB, Université Libre de Bruxelles), Brussels, Belgium.
She has a Paediatric Anaesthesia specialisation graduation since 2010 from the University of Aix- Marseille, Marseille, France. She has a specialisation graduation in Echocardiography applied to Anesthesia and Critical Care from the University of Montpellier 1, 2011-2012, Montpellier, France.
She has a Critical Care Medicine specialisation graduation since 2014 from the University of Montpellier 1, Montpellier, France.
Pediatric anaesthesia, Critical care, Haemodynamic therapy
Alice Sterling Honig attended Cornell University, received her BA degree from Barnard College, her MS degree in Experimental Psychology from Columbia University, and in 1975 her Ph.D. from Syracuse University in Developmental Psychology. She was a research Associate at Upstate Medical University in Syracuse, then an instructor, assistant professor and associate professor in Child Development in the College for Human Development at Syracuse University from 1967 onward; became full professor in 1976 and Professor Emerita in 1996. Honig is a Fellow of the American Psychological Association, a Fellow of the American Orthopsychiatric Association, and a Fellow of the Society for Research in Child Development. Honig is a lifelong member of NAEYC, the National Association for the Education of Young Children, and was chosen as Research in Review editor for their journal, “Young Children,” for 6 years (1981-1087). She received a commendation plaque from NAEYC for the longest number of years in providing this service.
Child development: language, infant/ toddler attachment patterns, parenting, self control development, siblings, fathering, preschool and childcare experiences, sexual abuse in childhood, literacy, grandparent roles, bullying, and importance of music in early education.
Anil Kesavan is an Attending Pediatric Gastroenterologist at Rush University Childrens Hospital and Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at Rush Medical College. After receiving his B.A. in Neuroscience from Oberlin College, Kesavan completed his medical degree (M.D.) at the University of Illinois. He was elected a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society during medical school. He went on to train at the Morgan Stanley Childrens Hospital of New York-Presbyterian, Columbia University Medical Center where he completed a residency in Pediatrics, followed by a subspecialty fellowship in Pediatric Gastroenterology. He is board certified in Pediatric Gastroenterology and Pediatrics. In addition to his clinical work, Kesavan is actively involved in the teaching of medical students and pediatric housestaff in both the inpatient and outpatient setting. He is Co-Director of the Pediatric Celiac and Food Sensitivity Center at the Rush University Childrens Hospital. He has an interest in food intolerance, allergic diseases of the gastrointestinal tract, and the role of food as medicine.
I am a clinician scientist and a heart surgeon by profession and working as a faculty consultant cardiothoracic surgeon in Texas, USA. I am also the Founder and Chairman of the humanitarian organization CardiacEye International Foundation (CEIF; www.cardiaceye.com). I earned B.Sc. (Hon), M.B.B.S. and M.M.Sc. (M.D. in Surgery) degrees from the University of Glasgow, and a Ph.D. from the University of Southampton, UK. Thereafter, I worked as an adult and paediatric cardiothoracic surgeon in UK, Australia and USA where I was trained as well. I developed basic, translational and clinical research, and brought the cutting-edge biomedical research findings from the bench to the bedside. My work in basic and clinical work has ended up over 300 peer-reviewed publications in scientific journals of repute. Moreover, I have authored four books in the area of oxidative stress, and effect of endothelial progenitor cells in the healing process of myocytes.
I am a very motivated geneticist, Pediatrician, Neonatologist who likes to learn and teach what I learned to others. In the past 15 years with responsibility for acute general pediatrics patients, Neonatology and Molecular genetics and Genomics. Department of Pediatrics Head at Al Mana General Hospital-Jubail. Head of Al Mana Research Project since Septeber 2016. Postdoctral Fellow in Professor Stanley Nelson Laboratory at UCLA,California,USA since June 2017.
Stephen L Nelson was a dual board certified child neurologist with over 15 years of experience in pediatric neurology and pediatrics. Subject matter expert, educator, and consultant in the field of child neurology.
Kawasaki Disease, Tele Cardiology and Tele Medicine, Endothelial Function in Hyperlipidemia and Obesity, Adult Congenital Heart Disease database, Enrollement in PC4,PC3,STS,ACC, and QNET databases for quality
Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery, University of Salamanca (Honours Degree). Specialist in Pediatrics and Specific Areas, Hospital Infantil La Paz. Madrid. Doctor in Medicine and Surgery, University of Alicante. Accreditation in Neonatology, Spanish Society of Neonatology. Top Management Program Health Institutions IESE Business School, University of Navarra. Head of Pediatrics, Hospital General Universitario de Alicante. Professor Department of Pediatrics. Universidad Miguel Hernández, Alicante.
Co-editor of the journal “Evidencias en Pediatría” (2005 to present), Co-editor of “Pediatría basada en pruebas” blog (2009 to present), Coordinator of the "Training and Information in Medicine" in Acta Pediátrica Española (2010 to present), Editor of Continuum, Web-learning of Asociación Española de Pediatría (2012 to present), Researcher of the CIBER of Rare Diseases. Instituto de Salud Carlos III, Madrid (2006 to present). Member of ASEMEYA (2014 to present). Member of the Editorial Board of 4 medical journals and Reviewer (expert) of scientific articles of 15 medical journals.
Mohammed Wajid Chaudhary is currently working as Specialty Doctor-Pediatrics in The Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust Manchester, United Kingdom. He obtained his Bachler degree (MBBS) from AMU Aligarh, India in 1999 and his MD in Pediatrics from Delhi University in 2002. He is a member of the Royal College of Pediatrics and Child Health (MRCPCH), UK since 2011. Before moving to UK, he has been working as Assistant Consultant in Pediatric Neurology in King Fahad Specialist Hospital Dammam, Saudi Arabia for 4 years. In addition to his clinical work he has been actively involved in teaching of medical students, quality improvement projects of the department and research projects. Over the years he has published several papers in international peer-reviewed journals, presented poster in conference and participated in conferences as speaker.
Pasqua Betta is a Pediatrician Neonatologist and Anesthesiology and Intensive Care Consultant. Actually she is the Vicar Chief of NICU of the University of Catania. She, also, has a specialty in Bronchopneumology. She has published More than 50 papers in indexed reputed Journals
I have worked with different disciplinary professional for collaborative research in last 10 years at Quillen College of Medicine. I have been P-I in two projects which started as small institutional grant culminated in generating original research paper with different department in our institution. I have been involved with application of many unsuccessful NIH grant, recent being R01 grant to look at Maternal and Infant characteristics..." With Dr. B. Bailey as PI. I have been on board of IRB for last 7 years with few of individuals whose term renewed by Chair of IRB and Provost of Research for my significant contribution to study critics and advocate for patients. I have been involved with numerous quality improvement project with in state with Tennessee Initiate Perinatal Quality Committee (TIPQC) and Vermont Oxford Network (VON). I am also currently serving as a PI for drug company funded multicenter, randomized, blinded, non inferior trial of fidoxymycin in C. Difficle Associated Diarrhea with our hospital, in first non cancer study in pediatric population in our department.
Erik Jan Meijboom is a Dutch national was till 2017 professor of Congenital/Pediatric Cardiology at the Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudoise in Lausanne, Switzerland. Currently he is the Medical Manager and Dean of the Medical School Twente. He teaches in course Prenatal Diagnosis of Congenital Heart disease of the Imperial College at the Brompton Hospital over the last 20 years He received his medical education in the Netherlands, but specialized in cardiology at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, in Philadelphia US. He worked as a clinician both in the Netherlands (University Hospitals of Groningen & Utrecht) and for years in the US ( Univ of Maryland Medical Systems, Baltimore). During this time he published extensively in the medical literature (over 100 publications) and obtained his PhD in 1996 at the Erasmus University in Rotterdam.
G.M. Pacifici was responsible for teaching Pharmacology in the Course of Medicine, University of Pisa, from 1983 to 2010. He taught also the entire Course of Cellular and Molecular Pharmacology to the students of Biological Sciences, Faculty of Sciences, University of Pisa, from 1995 to 2005. He also taught the Courses of Pharmacokinetics to the students of the specialization school in pharmacokinetics at the University of Pisa.
Lopez-Ruiz has completed his PhD from Valencia University and postdoctoral studies from CEU Cardenal Herrera Health Sciences Faculty. She obtained her doctorate in Medicine with the doctoral thesis on “Analysis of the use of medication in the paediatric population that visit accident and emergency department” with summa cum laude. She has achieved the qualification of “University Expert in Neonatology” from the Catholic University in Valencia. She is Medicine Degree Coordinator in CEU Cardenal Herrera University since 2015. She has attended to International Congresses of Pediatrics as a keynote speaker and she has published in reputed journals.
Luis Pereira-da-Silva, MD, PhD, did graduation (MBBS) from NOVA Medical School in Lisbon, completed his residency training in Pediatrics at Hospital Dona Estefânia in Lisbon and earned his doctoral degree at NOVA Medical School. Currently, he is senior Pediatrician and Neonatologist at Hospital Dona Estefânia, Centro Hospitalar de Lisboa Central (since 1992), Associate Professor of Pediatrics (Regent Professor) at NOVA Medical School - Universidade NOVA de Lisboa (since 2007), and Adjunct Professor of Dietetics and Nutrition at Lisbon School of Health Technology (since 2010). In addition, he is the Coordinator of the Research Unit of Centro Hospitalar de Lisboa Central (group of six central hospitals) and Coordinator of the Nutrition Lab of Hospital Dona Estefânia (a main Portuguese paediatric hospital). He authored several peer-reviewed indexed papers, some book chapters and volumes, and has been referee to several medical journals covering neonatology, paediatrics, and nutrition (public profiles: orcid.org/0000-0001-7069-6451 and Publons 0000-0001-7069-6451).
Perinatal nutrition, Enteral and parenteral neonatal nutrition, Neonatal anthropometry, Body composition assessment in infants
I’ve always been interested, since a I was appointed as Doctor in Medicine in 1982, in Anaesthesia and Intensive Care and Cardiology; starting from 1985 my professional interest was specific in the field of neonatal and paediatric anaesthesia and ICU, patriculary in neonatal and paediatric cardiac anaesthesia and postoperative ICU treatment. Also i was interested in neonatal anaesthesia and post operative ICU for non cardiac patients. In1995 I was interested in computer driven anaesthesia and for years I worked with and was teached by Prof Nicolas GC Kenny, Professor and Head, Anaesthesia Department, Glasgow University, Glasgow-UK-.in the use of “Diprifusor System”. My specific work was to test, use and develop a “Target Controlled Infusion” (TCI) systems for paediatric and neonatal anaesthesia. For health reasons I had to stop my research until 2016 when I reprise to be interested in this field. The General Anaesthsia and ICU and Neonatal and Paediatric Cardiac Anaesthesia and ICU I’m in gharge as Head and Chief gives me the chance to treat every neonatal and paediatric pathology in anaesthetic and ICU assistance from first day of life up to 17 years.
Computer Driven Anesthesia Systems applied in paediatrics field; neonatal and paediatric Extra corporeal Assistence (ECMO); new pharmacologic perspectivesas the study and application of Allometric Laws for neonate and toddlers.
Amir A. Sepehri has receivedhis B.S.E.E. from Auburn University, USA and his PhD from ‘facultépolytechnique de mons’ (Mons University, Belgium), on digital audio signal processing. He has worked on a special research program, ‘Computerized Screening of Congenital Heart Disease’, for 16 years. The program was aimed toward obtaining a special diploma known as ‘l’Agrégation de lEnseignementSupérieur’ in the same university. The result of his research work is formulated as Arash-Band method and it is internationally patented. Based on Arash-Band method: unique processing method in murmur characterization, a robust device for automated screening of children’s congenital heart diseases known as POUYA-Heart, is developed and it is now available as a diagnostic medical device. POUYA-Heart is the first intelligent phonocardiograph for CHD and CCHD screening. He has several publications on congenital heart diseases screening, detection and cardiac murmurs. He is currently director of CAPIS biomedical R&D department.
Ashraf H. M. Ibrahim MD (Ain Shams university, 2000), FRCSI (Ireland 1998), Diploma in pediatric surgery (Great Ormond St, London University, 1990). I worked as a senior registrar in pediatric surgery (1994-2000) in Aseer central hospital which is affiliated to the faculty of medicine, King Khalid University in Abha, Saudi Arabia. I was promoted to the position of a consultant pediatric and neonatal surgeon (2000-2004). Then a consultant of pediatric and neonatal surgeon in Armed forces hospital southern region, Khamis Mushait, Saudi Arabia where I established the pediatric surgery department in 2004. During the period 2004-2006, I was involved in pediatric surgery teaching for under graduate students in the form of lectures, bed side teaching and as an examiner in the mid-term and final year exams. For this, I was awarded the position of an assistant professor (Hon) for the above mentioned college. I am a peer reviewer for the Annals of Pediatric Surgery Journal and I have 25 publications. I attended 47 conferences as a speaker. I am a member in the Royal college of Surgeons Of Ireland, Egyptian pediatric surgery association and Saudi association of pediatric Surgeons.
Associate Professor of Paediatric Nursing, and Nursing Consultant Acting Vice Dean for Postgraduate Studies and Scientific Research. She is also an External Assessor for the Bachelor Curricula at Batarji Nursing College, Jeddah, KSA, 2014, Editorial board member / Associate Editor at the Medical Journal of Umm Al-Qura University, KSA 2013, Peer reviewer for the international conference of family nursing, US, 2013, Peer Reviewer for The Arab World Version of Kozier and Erbs Fundamentals of Nursing Text Book 2011, Peer reviewer to the Journal of Nursing Scholarship since 2006, Editorial Board Member in the Middle East Journal of Nursing 2006.
Children’s nursing, Child and adolescent’s mental health nursing, Sexual and reproductive health for young people, Cross cultural issues in pediatric nursing, Nursing education, Electronic learning in nursing, Children with special needs
Jiexiong Feng MD, PhD is chief and professor of Pediatric Surgery of Tongji Hospital, Tongji Medical College, Huazong University of Science and Technology. He is Vice Chairman of Youth Commission of Chinese Association of Pediatric Surgery and Vice group leader of Neonatal Surgery of Chinese Association of Pediatric Surgery. And he is Editor-in-chief for Asian Case Reports in Pediatrics and editor for Pediatric Surgery International, World Journal of Pediatrics, Progress in Clinical Medicine, and so on. He focus his clinical and basic research on the pathogenesis of necrotizing enterocolitis, Hirsprung’s disease and biliary atresia, got more than 5 grants from NSFC and Hubei Provincial foundation of Science, and published more than 150 articles on the academic journals.
I am Associate Professor of Developmental Psychology in the Department of Psychology of the University of Crete. I was born in 18/12/1970 in Rethymnon, Crete. After my first degree in Psychology (Department of Psychology, University of Crete, 1992), I completed my Ph.D in 1998 at the Department of Psychology (University of Edinburgh) under the supervision of Prof. Colwyn Trevarthen. I have been working in the Department of Psychology of the University of Crete since 1998. My research interests are focused on the study of spontaneous naturalistic dyadic and triadic interactions of infants with Significant Others in different
cultures and in different contexts (rural and urban areas).
Yan Wang is a Doctor and Scientist in Medicine, She received her Ph.D Degree at Respiratory and Emergency Medicine of Pediatrics from Shanghai Fudan University in 1998; she has worked previously at the Miami University in Miami, Pennsylvania University in Philadelphia and Imperial College in London.
Currently she works as an attending doctor, professor and director in one Shanghai children hospital and medicine organizations, she holds hornored membership in American Physiological Society and American Thoracic Society. She has positions in Editorial Boards from some Journal and pressas in Austin Critical Care Journal-Austin Publishing Group in the United States, E-Cronicon Open Access Journal of Cardiology in the United Kingdom. She has taken projects and programs on clinical and basic research for many years. She already has Published important articles which have activated the advancement in Medicine, also, she has given speeches, teaching and news release in varied situation.
Biomedicine，Respiratory and cardiovascular medicine, oxidative stress and antioxidant enzyme defence, smaller molecular Nitric Oxide and its enzyme, cell injury and acute lung injury, biochemistry orgene engineer pharmacy .
Volkan Sarper Erikci was graduated from Ege University Faculty of Medicine in 1991. Between 1991-1997, he completed his speciality in Pediatric Surgery in the Medical School of Ege University. He worked as a specialist pediatric surgeon in Behcet Uz Childrens Hospital and Erikci became Associate Professor of Pediatric Surgery in 2014. He still works as a Faculty Member of Sağlık Bilimleri University, Department of Pediatric Surgery Tepecik Teaching Hospital in Izmir. He is a member of “Turkish Pediatric Surgeons Association”. Apart from hundreds of reports and posters presented at various congresses, he has authored 70 research articles. He is interested in general Pediatric Surgery and Neonatal Surgery.
Ivana Kavecan, MD, PhD, is associated professor of pediatrics and clinical genetics and one of the clinical geneticists in the Department of Medical Genetics. She received his bachelor’s degree in medicine from the University of Novi Sad, Serbia, and made her PhD in clinical genetics from the University of Novi Sad 2011. She completed her pediatric residency and clinical genetics subspecialty at the Faculty of Medicine, University of Novi Sad, Serbia.
She has an academic clinical practice that includes genetics patients who access care through Tertiary Children’s Medical Center, Institute for Children and Youth Health Care of Vojvodina, Faculty of Medicine, University of Novi Sad. He serves as Chief of Genetic Department at the Institute for Children and Youth Health Care of Vojvodina. Her administrative roles are varied and include University and national positions. She is member of Institute Expert Committee for Rare Disorders.
Oluwayemi, Isaac Oludare received his undergraduate medical education and obtained MBBS from University of Ibadan, Nigeria in 1997. He became a Fellow of the West African College of Physicians (FWACP) in 2011, and certified as Paediatric and adolescent endocrinologist in 2014 by Paediatrics Endocrinology Training Centre For West Africa (PETCWA) in collaboration with the European Society for Paediatric Endocrinology (ESPE). Oluwayemi Isaac O. is presently a Senior Lecturer in the College of Medicine, Ekiti State University, Nigeria. He is also a honorary Consultant Paediatric Endocrinologist at the Ekiti State University Teaching Hospital, Ado-Ekiti, Ekiti State, Nigeria. He has authored 37 research articles in general Paediatrics and Paediatrics endocrinology.
General Paediatrics, Paediatrics endocrinology, Diabetes
Graduated 37 years ago from Faculty of Physical Therapy, Cairo University and my experiences in Physical Therapy for Pediatric, area of research Neuromuscular, Cognitive training, Growth motor development , and evidence based in my field is my interest, and Im currently apply research in these area. I have a 2 diploma in education, Msc in pediatric physical therapy and Ph D was a scholarship USA, and certified e- learning too, Few years ago (since 2004) I was interested in accreditation processes in higher education and participate in many workshop and projects and act as site visit too. Secretary of Physical Therapy Promotion committee and Member equivalent Committees in Supreme Conical University, Egypt, And Science & Technology Development Fund (STDF) and Member in many society and association.
Dr. Simmi Kharb M.D. is presently working as a Professor of Biochemistry in PGIMS, Rohtak, India. She has published >180 papers in indexed Journals, four books in Biochemistry, Biotechnology and presented 56 Papers in conferences. She has chaired scientific sessions in various conferences and is expert reviewer, member of editorial board and guest editor in many international journals. Also, she has published many invited reviews in international journals.
Professor, Chief Doctor, Director of Department of Pediatric Surgery, Associate Director of Department of Surgery, Doctoral Supervisor Tongji hospital, Tongji medical college, Huazhong University of Science and Technology