Here are Organising Committee Members
Scott has been president and CEO of four hospitals in three states and has deep industry experience and a national reputation in governance. His focus is centered on clarifying strategy, rapid-deployment culture change and enhanced operational/financial outcomes. Scott is an expert in accelerated operations improvement, encompassing revenue enhancement strategies, improved cash flow, operating cost reduction and action-oriented strategic assessment options. A nationally recognized speaker, Scott has authored and delivered over 500 presentations to various professional associations and healthcare organizations. Scottâ€™s most recent book is titled â€œCommunity Stewardship: Applying the Five Principles of Contemporary Governance,â€ published by American Hospital Publishing; he is currently researching a third book. He has written two recent articles on population health and reducing waste using comparative analytics. Scott completed his doctorate in Health Administration and Leadership from the Medical University of South Carolina in 2003. He received his masterâ€™s degree in Hospital Administration from the University of Minnesota, where he was recognized for his academic achievement, and graduated Magna Cum Laude with his bachelorâ€™s degree from Ithaca College.
University of Texas at Austin
David J. Eaton received his Ph.D. in environmental engineering and geography from Johns Hopkins University. He teaches courses on systems analysis, environmental and energy policy and nonprofit management at the LBJ School of Public Affairs. He has lectured in 20 countries and conducted field research in 15 nations. Eaton has written about rural water supply, international water resource conflicts, energy management, environmental problems of industries, management of emergency medical services, applications of mathematical programming to resource problems, insurance and agriculture. His research focuses on sustainable development in international river basins, evaluation of energy and water conservation programs and prevention of pollution. Among his publications are the NAFTA Handbook for Water Resource Managers and Engineers, "Emergency Medical Services in Travis County, Texas" and "The Impacts of Trade Agreements on State Provincial Laws." Eaton's current research concerns U.S.-Mexico environmental cooperation, new methods for evaluation of air pollution emissions, joint management by Palestinians and Israelis of shared groundwater, and water conservation in Texas. The Texas Department of Insurance used research on tort reform directed by Eaton as evidence to justify rebates of more than $1.3 billion for liability insurance in Texas in 1997â€“99.
Demet is an urban planner and designer and currently a Research Associate at Lancaster University. In all research projects Demet has hitherto worked on, she has mainly aimed to understand the relationship between the built environment and peopleâ€™s behaviour. Her PhD research aimed to understand how the spatial layouts, particularly landmarks, affect peopleâ€™s navigational performance and what makes it easier or more challenging for people to find their way. In this research, Demet examined a game, Sea Hero Quest (SHQ), which was developed to understand Alzheimerâ€™s and was played by more than 4.3 million people around the world. She used ArcMap and Depthmap software to analyse spatial layout of game environments, analysed peopleâ€™s navigation performance and conducted quantitative and qualitative surveys to understand peopleâ€™s evaluation of landmarks. She worked as a research assistant (RA) on two externally-funded research projects in Turkey and on one REF Impact Case Study in the UK. One of these research projects, â€œMeasuring the Relationship Between Spatial Configuration and User Behaviour: User-Oriented Approaches to Urban Square Design Process at the Peripheral Municipalities of Istanbulâ€, focused on urban squares designed in the peripheral districts of Istanbul, which act as subcenters, to identify the relationship between spatial configuration and user behaviour. The second research project she has worked on, namely â€œPreventing Obesity through Walkable Environments: Walking to Elementary Schoolsâ€, examined the association of perceived and objectively measured environmental factors with active commuting to school, and considered the impacts of this association on the prevalence of obesity among school children. As part of ICS for REF2021, on the other hand, she explored the social and economic impacts of SHQ by searching for evidence of the wider impacts of the game. Demetâ€™s research interests include Geographic Information Systems (GIS), Space Syntax, spatial analysis, walkability, urban form modelling and human wellbeing
Moscow Russian Fderation
Ivan V. Maksimovich, MD,ISTAART member, Head Physician of Clinic of Cardiovascular Diseases named after Most Holy John Tobolsky (Moscow, Russia) since 1993. One of the major problems the clinic deals with is the diagnosis and treatment of various brain lesions including Alzheimer's disease. For a long time I have fully concerned myself with the diagnosis and treatment of Alzheimer's disease. Over the past 15 years I have published over 60 scientific works on this subject.
University of Giustino Fortunato
Prof. Ubaldo Comite was born in Cosenza, Italy, June 14 1971. He has a degree in Law (1994) and Economics (1996) at the University of Messina (Italy), and earned his Ph.D. in Public Administration at the University of Calabria, Rende (Cs) Italy, in 2005. Currently he is a professor of Budget and Business Organization at the Faculty of Economy, Department of Business Sciences, University of Calabria. Furthermore he is a professor of Business Administration and Health Management at the Faculty of Economy, University Giustino Fortunato (Benevento â€“ Italy). His Research interests are: Private and Public Management, Non profit Organizations and Accounting, Health Management. E-mail, 1) firstname.lastname@example.org, 2) email@example.com 3) firstname.lastname@example.org
Zhejiang University School of Medicine
Tingzhong Yang, MD, Distinguished Prof of Women's Hospital / Prof and Director, Center for Tobacco Control Research, Zhejiang University School of Medicine, China. Dr. Yang is an external faculty affiliate of Injury Control Research, West Virginal University, U.S. He also was an advisor for the former World Health Organization in delivering policy and program on tobacco control to health professions students, and served as an expert in updating CRDs section in the former WHO Global Action Plan for the Prevention and Control of NCDs 2013-2020. His primary academic focus is health behavior, and research interests are in tobacco control and mental stress. The Series of projects of â€œtobacco control advocacy capacityâ€ covered all provinces in China, including more than 70 cities. He published more than more than 100 international papers. Several papers were cited by former WHO report on the global tobacco epidemic, and other official documents. Core information of â€œGlobal Health Professions Student Survey (GHPSS) in Tobacco Control in China â€œwas released by the United Nations. Dr. Yang s research on tobacco control has been selected one of the Research Highlights of the University at the celebration of the 120 the anniversary of Zhejiang University. He is the Editor-in-Chief of Global Journal of Social Sciences Studies and Pollution and Public Health.
Sinisa Franjic live in Osijek, Croatia. Primary and two secondary schools ended in Osijek, and graduated from the Faculty of Law of the University of Split. Thesis entitled "Legal aspects of information systems" was defended Summa Cum Laude and he become LLM of Law. Since 1992., he works as a journalist - freelance contributor to the first Radio Osijek HRT, and then something shorter, among other media, working for HTV - TV center Osijek, weekly "Å kolske novine (School Newspaper)â€œ and the monthly "Super Kino Video (Super Cinema video)". In the academic year 2009./2010., Faculty of Electrical Engineering in Osijek was appointed him of assistant to the title associate position on the course "Computer criminality". With computer criminality, he is studying a medical law. In Faculty of Electrical Engineering in Osijek he was participates in teaching the courses "Computer criminality" and "Legal regulations in electrical engineering and computer science" and in the Faculty of Medicine in Osijek participates in teaching the courses "Social and health legislation" and "Medicine and Health Law". The successful defense of the doctoral dissertation on the topic from criminal law called "The Criminal justice and forensic aspects of computer criminality", received a PhD degree from the Faculty of Law of the International University of Brcko District in Brcko of Bosnia and Herzegovina.
College of Health Sciences VinUniversity
Pranee is a medical anthropologist and has interests in the health of women, children, immigrants, refugees, older people, and transgender individuals. In terms of health issues, Pranee is very interested in issues relating to motherhood, reproductive health, sexuality, sexual health, and mental health. She has carried out a number of research projects with refugee and immigrant women in Australia and women in Southeast Asia, particularly in Thailand and Malaysia. She has also undertaken qualitative research with women living with HIV/AIDS and women living with breast cancer in Thailand. Praneeâ€™s research interest also includes online research and has carried out research in the area of online dating and implications for sexual health. Recently, Pranee has focused her research on sexuality and sexual health issues of Asian women, refugee/immigrant women, young people, and trans women from CALD backgrounds. Pranee has been supervising a large number of research students, both local and international, who have their interests in conducting qualitative research in the areas of gender, sexuality, reproductive health, sexual health and cross-cultural research. Pranee is a qualitative researcher and has written a number of textbooks on this approach. She has written a nunber of textbooks on health-related issues. Some of her textbooks (Qualitative Research Methods, Research Methods in Health: Foundations for Evidence-Based Practice, Social Determinants of Health & Public Health) have been adopted widely, both in Australia and overseas. Her recent work focuses more on the production of handbook, including Handbook of Research Methods in Health Social Sciences and Handbook of Social Inclusion, Research and Practices in the Health and Social Sciences. She has been teaching qualitative research methodology and the social determinants of health units within the postgraduate programs; gender & health; culture, diversity & health; communication in health within the undergraduate programs.
Tapai Medical University
Ming-Chung Jiang, CEO, TargeTrust BIOTECH, Taiwan. Ph.D., Institute of Biochemistry, College of Medicine, National Taiwan University, Taiwan. Medical Researcher, Taipei Medical University Hospital, Taiwan. Dr. Jiang studied tumor biology for 25 years. He has 7 years of clinical medicine experiences in hospital, and 6 years of biomedical product development and verification and company operation management training experiences. He published more than 40 SCI international medical papers mainly the corresponding author. He is the inventor of 3 international patents in more than 10 countries. The product patent is the result of 20 years of research. By the worldâ€˜s first invention â€œTumor Signal Transduction-Liquid Biopsyâ€ to assay tumor signal transduction activity in blood, Dr. Jiang invented the worldâ€™s only method that can detect cancer therapy resistance in real-time. The method is also the worldâ€™s only method that can guide optimal drug dose in real-time to reduce side-effects or enhance therapy efficacy in cancer therapy.