Archives of Community Medicine

 Editor-in-chief

  Jong In Kim
  Wonkwang University, South Korea

Editorial Board


Prof. Jan Ricks Jennings

Professor
Department of Health Policy and Management
University of Pittsburgh
United States of America


Prof. Jan Ricks Jennings is actively teaching as a Professor for the Graduate School of Public Health-University of Pittsburgh, has taught at the Kellogg School of Management-Northwestern University and the Jacobs School of Management-University of Buffalo. For ten years Prof. Jennings

Prof. Jan Ricks Jennings is actively teaching as a Professor for the Graduate School of Public Health-University of Pittsburgh, has taught at the Kellogg School of Management-Northwestern University and the Jacobs School of Management-University of Buffalo. For ten years Prof. Jennings lectured for the American College of Healthcare Executives, lectured throughout the Peoples Republic of China and twice throughout the United Kingdom. Prof. Jennings has a MHA from the Graduate School of Public Health-University of Pittsburgh, a B.S. in business administration from Indiana University of Pennsylvania and an Associate's Degree in accounting from Robert Morris University. He is the first CEO position was at St. Luke's Memorial Medical Center in Utica, New York from 1980 through 1983. The organization was 336 beds and an attached 76 bed skilled nursing facility. From 1883 to 1993 Prof. Jennings served as President and CEO of the Millard Fillmore Healthcare System. From 1993 to 1997 Prof. Jennings served as President and CEO of the Children's Memorial Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois. In 1999 Prof. Jennings was invited to be President and CEO of the Jefferson Regional Medical Center in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. In 2004 Prof. Jennings capitalized a Pittsburgh based healthcare consulting firm, American Healthcare Solutions, LLC. Prof. Jennings has become a national leader in healthcare administration and academic affairs associated with healthcare administration.
Prof. Kenneth Blum

Research Professor
Department of Psychiatry
University of Florida
United States of America
Tel: 1-619-890-2167


Dr. Kenneth Blum is an adjunct full professor in the Department of Psychiatry, University of Florida College of Medicine, and Mcknight Brain Institute (Gainesville, Florida), and formerly of the Department of Physiology & Pharmacology at Wake Forest University School of Medicine

Dr. Kenneth Blum is an adjunct full professor in the Department of Psychiatry, University of Florida College of Medicine, and Mcknight Brain Institute (Gainesville, Florida), and formerly of the Department of Physiology & Pharmacology at Wake Forest University School of Medicine (Winston-Salem, North Carolina). Until 2008 he was also Chief Scientific Officer of Salugen, Inc., a personalized health and wellness company in San Diego, California. In 1995 Dr. Kenneth Blum retired as a full professor in the Department of Pharmacology, University of Texas, where he was also chief of the Division of Addictive Diseases, chief of the Division of Substance and Alcohol Misuse, and director of the Laboratory of Pharmacogenetics at the University of Texas Health Science Center (San Antonio, Texas). Currently Dr. Kenneth Blum is the Chairman of the Board and Chief Scientific Officer of LifeGen Inc. (San Diego, California), a neutrigenomic evidence-based corporation. Dr. Kenneth Blum's research interest includes genetics of alcoholism, neuropsychiatry and genetics, nutritional genetics, and pharmacogenetics.
Prof. Li-Rong Lilly Cheng

Professor, Department of Asian Studies
San Diego State University
United States of America
Tel: 619-594-4792


Dr. Li-Rong Lilly Cheng is a Professor, Department of Asian Studies, San Diego State University, USA. She has served as Professor in the School of Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences and Executive Director of Chinese Studies Institute at San Diego State

Dr. Li-Rong Lilly Cheng is a Professor, Department of Asian Studies, San Diego State University, USA. She has served as Professor in the School of Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences and Executive Director of Chinese Studies Institute at San Diego State University. She is the Managing Director of the Confucius Institute at SDSU. Professor Cheng served as a member of the board of trustees of the Campanile Foundation of San Diego State University. She is the past chair of the Multicultural Issues Board for the American Speech, Language and Hearing Association (ASHA) and served as chair of Education Committee for the International Association of Logopedics and Phoniatrics (IALP) and is the current President elect of IALP. She is a Fellow of ASHA and received the Honors of ASHA (the highest honor) in 2013. Professor Cheng is the President-Elect of the IALP. She was selected by ABC as one of 25 most influential women in the history of San Diego. Professor Cheng was the past President of the Phi Beta Delta Chapter at SDSU. In 2015, Dr. Cheng was giving an Honor by the Asian Pacific Association of Speech Language and Hearing for her four decades of research and services to the Asian Pacific populations. She has written many books and research articles on the Asian Pacific languages and cultures.
Dr. Richard Kones

Director
The Cardiometabolic Research Institute
Tulane University School of Medicine
United States of America


Richard Kones MD, PhD, FAHA, FESC, FRSM, FRSH, FCCP, AGSF, FRSB attended NYU School of Medicine, completed training in New York, continued a NIH Fellowship in cardiology at Tulane University School of Medicine, and worked at the Charity Hospital and Veterans

Richard Kones MD, PhD, FAHA, FESC, FRSM, FRSH, FCCP, AGSF, FRSB attended NYU School of Medicine, completed training in New York, continued a NIH Fellowship in cardiology at Tulane University School of Medicine, and worked at the Charity Hospital and Veterans Administration Hospital in New Orleans. He began research on the prevention of loss of heart muscle, atherosclerosis, and chronic diseases. Recent research has focused on revascularization in diabetes, prevention of chronic cardiometabolic diseases and related evidence-based interventions to improve clinical outcomes. During the course of his academic career he has had several teaching appointments, and received scholarships, awards, and grants. His work includes over 125 publications in peer-reviewed medical journals, 6 books, presentations, and lectures. He serves as Fellow/member in various key medical organizations and societies, peer reviews and volunteers as a mentor and educator. Over the years Dr. Kones biography has appeared in a number of editions of Who’s Who and other biographical registries. The American Physiological Society has recognized Dr. Kones for sustained years of active service, as did the American College of Sports Medicine with a commemorative award. He also is an active advocate of many major public health advocacy initiatives. He is an enthusiastic fellow, advocate and mentor for the American Heart Association. The American Physiological Society has recognized Dr. Kones for sustained years of active service, as did the American College of Sports Medicine with a commemorative award. He is a supporter of, and volunteer in, the American Heart Association’s Advocacy Program. Finally, Dr. Kones has been active in the nutrition community, having been member and serving on committees, councils, sections, and working groups in The Nutrition Society (London), American Society of Nutrition, American College of Nutrition (Fellow) and International College of Nutrition (Fellow). Recent research spans diverse topics of current interest including coronary revascularization and with a broad based scholarly background in medicine, Dr. Kones brings vast academic, clinical, investigative, and editorial expertise to this journal.
Dr. Helena Knotkova

Director of Clinical Research and Analytics
MJHS Institute for Innovation in Palliative Care
New York, United States of America
Tel: 212-440-1946


Dr. Helena Knotkova is a Director of Clinical Research and Analytics MJHS Institute for Innovation in Palliative Care and Associate Professor in Department of Family and Social Medicine at Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York, United States of America.Her research

Dr. Helena Knotkova is a Director of Clinical Research and Analytics MJHS Institute for Innovation in Palliative Care and Associate Professor in Department of Family and Social Medicine at Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York, United States of America.Her research focuses on innovative approaches to symptom control in chronic illness. She has expertise in non-invasive brain stimulation for symptom management, and is also Founder and Past-Chair of the Special Interest Group on Neuromodulation of the International Association for the Study of Pain, member of the Neuromodulation Appropriateness and Polyanalgesic Consensus Committee of the International Neuromodulation Society, editor of several textbooks for medical professionals and a member of editorial boards of numerous biomedical journals.Dr. Knotkova received her PhD in biological sciences/neuroscience from the Institute of Physiology of Czech Academy of Sciences in Prague and doctorate in psychology from Charles University in Prague. She also completed a Fulbright Scholarship at the College of Physicians and Surgeons at Columbia University. Key words of research interest: symptom management, hospice and palliative care, chronic illness, neuromodulation, non-invasive brain stimulation.
Dr. Jong In Kim

Chairman, Institute for Longevity Sciences
Professor, Division of Health & Welfare
Wonkwang University
South Korea
Tel: +82-63-850-6569


Dr. Jong In Kim is a chairman at Institute for Longevity Sciences and a professor in the Division of Social Welfare & Public Health Administration at Wonkwang University. He holds a Ph.D. at Seoul National University, South Korea. He is President

Dr. Jong In Kim is a chairman at Institute for Longevity Sciences and a professor in the Division of Social Welfare & Public Health Administration at Wonkwang University. He holds a Ph.D. at Seoul National University, South Korea. He is President of The Korean Society of Health and Welfare in 2015. He has been elected Dean of the College of Social Science and has been a Dean of the Graduate School of Health at WonKwang University. He has been also Chairman of the Korea Society of Dean Graduate School of Public Health. He has been a consulting member of The Presidential Commission on Policy Planning. He has extensive research experience as a Visiting professor at Harvard University, University of Auckland, University of Tokyo and Australian National University. Professor Kim’s research interests include health economics, ageing, and longevity factors of centenarians.
Dr. Adriaan Visser

Research Director
International Health Foundation
Belgium
Europe
Tel: 31-0-10-4677857


Dr. Adriaan Visser is a research director of the International Health Foundation (Brussels, Belgium) on contraception, menopause, and aging. He is a assistant-lecturer Transitions in Health Care at the Rotterdam University, NL. He was a director and associate professor for the

Dr. Adriaan Visser is a research director of the International Health Foundation (Brussels, Belgium) on contraception, menopause, and aging. He is a assistant-lecturer Transitions in Health Care at the Rotterdam University, NL. He was a director and associate professor for the research program on "Behavioral interventions in psycho-oncology" at the Helen Dowling Institute (Utrecht,NL), funded by the Dutch Cancer Society. Adriaan Visser (1941), PhD, studied social psychology at the Free University, Amsterdam (NL). The published thesis (1984) was on the methodology of the measurement of patient satisfaction. Worked the rest of is life mostly as health psychologist avant la lettre, engaged in education of university students (psychology, medical, nursing), research in health care, implementation of health care changes, writing, and editing. He is a Former coordinator of the research at the Helen Dowling Institute, Center of Psycho-oncology Utrecht, the Netherlands and Founder of several institutes for psychosocial cancer in the Netherlands.
Dr. Pavani Rangachari

Associate Professor
Department of Health Management & Informatics
Augusta University
United States of America
Tel: 706 721‐2622


Dr. Pavani Rangachari is an Associate Professor in the Department of Health Management & Informatics, Augusta University, USA. She is an Associate Dean for Practice & Community Health, Augusta University, USA. Dr. Pavani received her PH.D. in the department of Public

Dr. Pavani Rangachari is an Associate Professor in the Department of Health Management & Informatics, Augusta University, USA. She is an Associate Dean for Practice & Community Health, Augusta University, USA. Dr. Pavani received her PH.D. in the department of Public Administration & Policy from University at Albany, USA in 2007. She received her MS in the department of Health Management & Policy, School of Public Health, University at Albany, USA. Dr. Pavani was awarded with Outstanding Faculty Research Award, in College of Allied Health Sciences (CAHS), Augusta University, April 2012. Dr. Pavani Rangachari research interests includes emphasis on the implementation of change and innovation in health care organizations, including the implementation of evidence‐based practices, health information technology, and patient‐centered care.
Dr. Ruhul H Kuddus

Associate Prof/Associate Chair
Department of Biology
Utah Valley University
United States of America
Tel: 801 863 6260


Dr. Ruhul Kuddus attended University of Dhaka, Bangladesh, and George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia, before receiving his doctoral degree in molecular genetics and biochemistry from University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He served as a research scientist at Thomas E. Starzl Transplantation

Dr. Ruhul Kuddus attended University of Dhaka, Bangladesh, and George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia, before receiving his doctoral degree in molecular genetics and biochemistry from University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He served as a research scientist at Thomas E. Starzl Transplantation Institute, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania before joining the Biology Department of Utah Valley University (UVU), Orem, Utah, where is currently an associate professor. As a scientist and educator, he received various awards including the US Fulbright Scholar award, UVU International Center Outstanding Service award, UVU Faculty Scholar of the Year Award, UVU Center for study of Ethics Fellowship, and American Society for Microbiology Scholar in Residence. He has authored over 50 original research articles in biological and social sciences, several editorials/essays in daily newspapers, and two university-level textbooks, and edited three monographs on social sciences. He teaches molecular biology, microbiology, and immunology. His research includes population genetics of cancers, biotechnology transfer, and bioethics of religions. His book of poetry Choto Shahar Faridpur (The Township of Faridpur) was published in 2008. He served as a visiting professor at the Department of Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology, University of Dhaka, Dhaka, Bangladesh in 2011-2012.