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Professor Joav Merrick, MD, MMedSci, DMSc
Director, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, Israel;
Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatrics, Hadassah Hebrew University Medical Center, Jerusalem, Israel,
Kentucky Children’s Hospital, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky, USA;
Professor of Public Health, Center for Healthy Development, Center for Healthy Development, School of Public Health, Georgia State University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
Stephanie J Stockburger, MD, Assistant Professor, Division of Adolescent Medicine, UK Healthcare, Department of Pediatrics, Division of Adolescent Medicine and Young Parents Program, KY Clinic Lexington, KY 40536-0284, USA.
Ilana R Chertok, PhD, RN, IBCLC, Professor, Associate Director of Nursing Research and Scholarship, Department of Nursing, College of Health Sciences and Professions, Ohio University, Athens, Ohio, USA
Howard Dubowitz, MD, MS, Professor of Pediatrics, Chief, Division of Child Protection Director, Center for Families, Department of Pediatrics, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
Kathi J Kemper, MD, MPH, Professor, Nationwide Children;s Hospital, Ambulatory Pediatrics, Gastroenterology and Nutrition, Columbus, Ohio, USA
Eitan Kerem, MD, Professor and Chair, Division of Pediatrics, Hadassah Hebrew University Medical Center, Jerusalem, Israel
Bruce David Kirkcaldy, MA, PhD, FBPsS, Director, International Centre for the Study of Occupational and Mental Health, Düsseldorf, Germany
Howard B Levy, MD, Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Louis A Weiss Memorial Hospital, Chicago, Illinois, USA
John R Lutzker, PhD, Professor of Public Health, Director, Center for Healthy Development SafeCare/UCEDD Centers, Georgia State University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
Mohammed Morad, MD, Professor, Clalit Health Services and Division of Community Health, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
Hatim A Omar, MD Director, Division of Adolescent Medicine, Kentucky Children’s Hospital, University of Kentucky Lexington, Kentucky, USA
Dilip R Patel, MD, MBA, Professor and Department Chair, Department of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine, Western Michigan University, Homer Stryker MD School of Medicine, Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA
I Leslie Rubin, MD, Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Morehouse School of Medicine; Adjunct Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Emory University School of Medicine; Co-director, Southeast Pediatric Environmental Health Specialty Unit; President and Founder, Break the Cycle of Health Disparities, Inc.; Medical Director, The Rubin Center for Autism and Developmental Pediatrics
Mandakini Sadhir, MD, Assistant Professor, Division of Adolescent Medicine, UK Healthcare, Department of Pediatrics, Division of Adolescent Medicine and Young Parents Program, KY Clinic, Lexington, Kentucky, USA
Pat Schofield, RGN, PhD, PGDipEd, DipN, Deputy Dean for Research and Income Generation, Faculty of Health, Social Care and Education, London, United Kingdom
Daniel TL Shek, PhD, FHKPS, BBS, SBS, JP, Associate Vice President (Undergraduate Programme) and Chair Professor, Department of Applied Social Sciences, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hunghom, Kowloon, Hong Kong, PR China
Leo Sher, MD, Professor of Psychiatry, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and James J Peters Veterans’ Administration Medical Center, Bronx, New York, USA
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Professor Joav Merrick, MD, MMedSci, DMSc
Director, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, Israel
Professor of Pediatrics, Hadassah Hebrew University Medical Center, Jerusalem, Israel
Kentucky Children’s Hospital, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY, USA
Professor of Public Health, School of Public Health, Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA, USA
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