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Veerasathpurush Allareddy

Dr. Veerasathpurush Allareddy is an Associate Professor in the Department of Orthodontics at College of Dentistry - The University of Iowa.

Frederic Leusch

Dr Frederic Leusch is Professor and Deputy Head of School (Research) in the School of Environment and Science at Griffith University (Australia), where he teaches biology and environmental toxicology. Fred also leads the ARI Toxicology Research Group (www.aritox.com) at the Australian Rivers Institute on the Gold Coast. His current research focuses on endocrine disruption in the Australian environment, validating ethical alternatives to animal toxicity testing and the application of systems biology methods to evaluate exposure to environmental pollutants. He currently serves on various national and international committees on issues related to the significance of trace organic pollutants to drinking and recycled water quality as well as development and validation of animal alternatives for toxicity testing. He is currently chairing the Water Quality Advisory Committee of the National Health and Medical Research Council, which provides advice to the NHMRC on the Australian Drinking Water Guidelines.

Carole A Lunny

Carole Lunny is a postdoctoral fellow at the Cochrane Hypertension and Therapeutics Initiative, at the University of British Columbia, in Vancouver, Canada. Carole Lunny is a PhD graduate from Cochrane Australia, Monash University (June of 2018). Carole’s research interests involve methodological issues in conducting, interpreting, and reporting "overviews of systematic reviews".

Carole's PubMed publications can be found here: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=lunny+c%5Bauthor%5D
She can be found on twitter @carole_lunny

She worked as a researcher and statistical analyst on systematic reviews and meta-analyses, randomised control trials, and observational studies. She has worked for international development organisations in the US, Canada, Singapore, Myanmar, Thailand and Mexico, including the Unites Nations Development Fund, UNICEF, and the International Union for Lung Diseases and Tuberculosis.

Carole's main research Interests: Research methodology, reporting guidelines for overviews of reviews, assessment of risk of bias of studies, publication bias, reviews of methods studies, evaluation of methods studies, overviews of systematic reviews methods, systematic reviews, Cochrane methods

ORCID ID: 0000-0002-7825-6765

Salvatore Andrea Mastrolia

Dr. Salvatore Andrea Mastrolia completed his degree in Medicine and Surgery with Honors in 2010. He was a resident at the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University Hospital of Bari "Aldo Moro", Bari (Italy). In 2013, he started his fellowship within the International Fellowship Program for Advanced Training in Obstetrics and Gynecology at the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology of Soroka University Medical Center (Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel), which he completed in 2016, focusing on fetal medicine, obstetric ultrasound and management of obstetrical emergencies.
In March 2017, Dr. Mastrolia became a senior physician at the Fondazione MBBM (San Gerardo Hospital, Monza, Italy), an institution dedicated to perinatal medicine and affiliated to the University of Milano Bicocca (Milano, Italy).

HIs research Interests include preterm parturition, preeclampsia, recurrent pregnancy loss, intrauterine growth restriction, fetal demise, premature rupture of membranes, placental abruption, and antithrombotic therapies during pregnancy.

Alyson Norman

Lecturer in Clinical and Health Psychology at the University of Plymouth. My areas of research include appearance psychology with special reference to disfigurement research, cognitive behavioural therapy and acquired brain injuries. I am also involved in medical research with specific expertise in systematic reviewing.

Michael Simon

Associate Professor, Institute of Nursing Science, Department of Public Health, University of Basel.
Head of the Nursing Research Unit at the Inselspital Bern, Switzerland.

Zhijin Wu

I develop statistical methodology and software for the analysis of -omics data. I am particularly interested in the regulation of transcription: the molecular mechanism as well as its association with disease.

Lanjing Zhang

Board certified AP/CP pathologist with GI and Liver pathology fellowship training; Focused on biomarkers, clinical epidemiology, epidemiological methodology and health services research; more than 60 peer-reviewed articles; Editorial board membership of 10 peer-reviewed journals; Outstanding reviewer awards of Gastroinst Endosc; (Co-)directorship for more than 12 CME programs; Fellowship of CAP, ACG and RCPath (UK).