Rosa M. Orriols,PhD, received her BSChE from Barcelona University in Barcelona, PhD from Suffolk University in Boston and her Master from the Universitat PolitÃ¨cnica Catalunya in Barcelona. Currently, she is Director of Occupational Hygienist Health Safety in Hospital Universitari Bellvitge â€“Institut CatalÃ de la Salut the main health institution in Spain. Her research and work focus on preventing harmful exposures and creating healthy environments at work. She is on Board on International Commission Occupational Health (ICOH) from WHO. She also Profesor in Master of Occupational Health at Deusto University.Previous, Rosa was Technical Officer Occupational Health & Safety in National Occupational Safety and Health (INSHT) at the Spanish Government.
Rosa Maria Orriols(Research Area)
occupational & environmental exposure assessment for studies of human health risks, intervention research to prevent illness and injury and promote healthy environments in healthcare, methods to integrate occupational & environmental health and safety into production and consumption of goods and services.
He is a Mechanical Engineer, Specialist in Environmental Engineering and Master in Environmental Management, certified professional in Occupational Hygiene and Environmental hygiene, with extensive experience in important national and international companies. Expert in environmental safety and hygiene; in control of accidentality; in product design; and in the development of training programs. Teaching experience. Great leadership skills and team management.
I am the Chair of Community, Environmental and Occupational Medicine dept., Faculty of Medicine, Suez Canal University. I was the president of the National and the International Annual Conferences for the last 3 years. I have a good experience in conference co-ordination, planning and management. It will be a good opportunity for more collaboration in the area of occupational health.
She is the Deputy Director of Harbin Institute of Technology. She is also State Key Laboratory of Urban Water Resources and Water Environment, Associate Dean, Institute of Eco - Environmental Sciences, Harbin Institute of Technology, Harbin Institute of Technology Yixing Environmental Protection Research Institute vice president. In 2011, she had won the National Outstanding Young Science Fund. In 2005,she was selected the Ministry of Education of the new century excellent talent support plan
Professor Meel has joined the University of Transkei in 1996. His special interest is in Occupational Health and thus he was motivated to start an Occupational Health Clinicâ€ for ex-mineworkers with the minimum of resources in May 1997. Since then he has examined over 3,000 ex-mineworkers. In 2002 Prof. Meel received an award of excellence for poverty alleviation and community services by the â€œImpumelelo Award Trust, Cape Town.â€ He was a finalist for the Science, Engineering and Technology Award, Pretoria in 2003.He is the recipient of the Vice Chancellorâ€™s Award for excellence in research in 2002 and 2003. He has also a recipient of a â€œHumanitarian Recognition Award 2005â€ from USA Chest Foundation and Health Professions Council (HPCSA), South Africa in 2007 for his work in the community service of ex-mineworkers. He has published about 100 research articles. He is married to Veena and has four children, Anita, Ruchika, Piyush and Swati. All are medical qualified doctors.
Dr Ajee Kuruvilla is a Professor in Forensic Medicine and Toxicology at the International Medical School of MS Ramaiah Campus in Bangalore, India. She has been teaching Medical students since 1991, after her Post Graduation in Forensic Science. She completed her PhD in Toxicology in 2006 from Manipal University, India. Her research interests are in Lead Toxicity. She is published in several International Journals like Toxicology and Industrial Health and International Journal of Legal Medicine.
Dr. Weimin Gao is currently an Associate Professor in the Department of Environmental Toxicology and the Institute of Environmental and Human Health, Texas Tech University System. He received his M.D. in Preventive Medicine from the Nanjing Medical University in China. His M.P.H. in Occupational Medicine & Toxicology is from the Chinese Academy of Preventive Medicine in Beijing, China. He earned an M.S. in Biostatistics from the Graduate School of Public Health of the University of Pittsburgh. His Ph.D. in Environmental and Occupational Health is from the Graduate School of Public Health of the University of Pittsburgh as well. He was a Research Fellow in the Department of Internal Medicine at the University of Michiganâ€™s School of Medicine. He was a Research Assistant, Research Associate and Assistant Professor at the Department of Toxicology, National Laboratory of Industrial Hygiene, Ministry of Health in Beijing. He was a Research Assistant Professor in the Department of Critical Care Medicine, School of Medicine, at the University of Pittsburgh. His current research focuses on molecular epidemiology, early detection of cancers, cancer chemoprevention, cancer therapy, and proteomics. He has published over 60 peer-reviewed articles and book chapters. He is a member of Society of Toxicology (SOT) and American Association for Cancer Research (AACR). He served as President for Society of Toxicology Lone Star Regional Chapter (LSSOT) in 2013-2014.
Frederic J. Deschamps, Medical doctor (Lille- France University in 1990) He is PhD in Occupational Toxicology for 1993. He was nominated professor of Medicine in 2002 . He has improved for the last 20 years the department of occupational diseases of the university hospital of Reims (Champagne County). He manages for 1995 the Regional Institute of Occupational Health. He belongs to the French National University College of occupational Researches and Practioners. He has focused his work an occupational infectious diseases and health effects of low doses toxics with long term exposure.
Frederic J Deschamps(Research Area)
Evaluation and prevention of occupational risks
Health and well-being at work
Dr. Leung has more than twenty years of practical/teaching experience in the construction industry/education and has participated in a number of prestigious construction projects in Hong Kong. She has attracted over HK$18 million for various research projects, and published over 150 refereed publications in international journals and conferences. Research areas covers value management, stress management and facilities management. Some of the studies have been published a book with the title of â€˜Stress management in the construction industryâ€™. She has received a number of international awards, including Tony Toy Memorial Award issued by the HKIVM, Thomas D. Snodgrass Value Teaching Award issued by the SAVE international in the USA, Academic Excellence Awards issued by the Pacific Association of Quantity Surveyors, Academia Best Paper Award issued by the Miles Value Foundation in the USA, Teaching Excellence Award issued by the CityU. Dr. Leung is also a senior Fulbright Scholar at the Pennsylvania State University and the University of Southern California in the USA in 2014-15.
LEUNG Mei-yung(Research Area)
Construction Education, Facilities Management, Stress Management, Value Management
Dr. Greiner received an MSc in Psychology from the Technical University Berlin, her Masters in Public Health and her PhD in Epidemiology from the University of California Berkeley and her Dr. rer.med.habil from the University of Greifswald (Germany). Birgit Greiner is a Senior Lecturer at University College Cork, School of Epidemiology & Public Health and the Course Director of the MSc in Occupational Health course. She graduated with a PhD in Epidemiology and a Masters of Public Health from the University of California Berkeley, and with a Higher Degree in Psychology (Dipl.Psych.) from the University of Berlin. For the past 30 years she has been conducting occupational health research in different industries and sectors in Germany, USA, UK and Ireland. Her main research interests have been the investigation of work stress factors as determinants of physical and mental health in the work place. While cooperating with academic researchers, health & safety practitioners, union and management representatives she published extensively in scientific journals and co-authored three books in German on objective risk assessment of work stressors.
Jordan B. Minov, MD MSc PhD (1960, Skopje), specialist in internal medicine and occupational medicine, sub-specialist in pulmology and allergy, has achieved his graduated and post-graduated degree at the Medical Faculty, University â€œSts. Cyrilus and Methodâ€ in Skopje. Employed at the Institute for Occupational Health of R. Macedonia, Skopje - WHO Collaborating Centre as a Head of the Department for Physiology of Work. Professor at the Chair for Occupational Medicine, Medical Faculty, Skopje. Author of the monographs â€œLung and Pleural Diseases Related to Occupational Expsuresâ€ (Skopje, 2009), â€œSpirometryâ€ (Skopje, 2010), â€œSmoking among Macedonian Workersâ€ (SaarbrÃ¼cken, 2013), and â€œCOPD and the Workplaceâ€ (New York, 2016). Author of the chapter â€œWork-Related Asthmaâ€ in the E-book â€œAsthmaâ€ (www.smgebooks.com). Co-author of the monograph â€œOccupational Medicineâ€, ed. J. Karadzinska-Bislimovska (Skopje, 2011).
Jordan Minov(Research Area)
Obstructive airway diseases, occupationally-related respiratory diseases, respiratory functional diagnostics, and public health aspects of the respiratory diseases are the fields of his special scientific interest.