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Journal of Obesity & Weight Loss Therapy
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Special issue entitled: "Obesity in Ethnic Minority Populations" has been edited by
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Dr. Sung Eun Choi is an Assistant Professor, Department of Family, Nutrition and Exercise Sciences, Queens College, the City University of New York, Flushing, NY. She is a food scientist and registered dietitian (RD) with expertise in food sensory science. She received her PhD in Food Science at Ewha Womans University, Seoul, South Korea in 1999. Her research interest includes the effects of taste perception on health, optimization of food formulations using sensory evaluation and nutrition in ethnic minority groups. She worked as a postdoctoral researcher at the University of California, Santa Barbara (2003-2004) and the University of Massachusetts, Amherst (2004-2008).

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Sung Eun Choi
Assistant Professor,
Department of Family, Nutrition and Exercise Sciences
Queens College, The City University of New York
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Special issue entitled: "Obesity Treatment and Prevention"
http://www.omicsgroup.org/journals/ArchiveJOWT/specialissue-obesity-treatment-and-prevention-S5.php
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Dr. Reza Rastmanesh was an assistant professor in Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, clinical nutrition and dietetics department since 2004 to 2010, where he leaded human studies on novel approaches to weight loss, ranging from mixed psychological approaches to traditional and herbal medicine and supplements. He has two theories for weight loss involving melatonin, sleep, appetite, and thermoregulation. He has also other established theories in other medical situations including retinal neovascularization, ocular situations and dermatology. For the past 10 years he has been working on molecular, sociomedical and biomedical levels in diabetes management and obesity control. Research interest: Novel molecular and psychological approaches for weight loss, capsaicin, melatonin. He is now and independent researcher with no university affiliation.

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Reza Rastmanesh, PhD
Former academic member of Human Nutrition Department, Faculty of Nutrition,
Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences,
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Special issue entitled: "Influence of Diet and Nutrition on Obesity"
http://www.omicsgroup.org/journals/ArchiveJOWT/specialissue-influence-of-diet-and-nutrition-on-obesity-S4.php
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Dr. Reza Hakkak is working as a faculty member University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, is a nutritionist, Professor and Chairman of the Department of Dietetics and Nutrition in the College of Health Related Professions, Professor of Pediatrics in the College of Medicine, and Professor of Maternal Child Health in the College of Public Health. His research is primarily in the areas of basic nutrition science research and nutrition education. His basic nutrition research interests include the influence of nutrition on cancer prevention, the influence of obesity on cancer promotion, and the effects of differing diets and nutrition on chemical carcinogenesis. For past 10 years, his research interests have focused on links between obesity, diet and breast cancer promotion.

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Reza Hakkak, PhD
Professor
Department of Dietetics and Nutrition
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
USA
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Special issue entitled: "Influence of Lipid Metabolism on Obesity" has been edited by
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Dr. Ion C. Baianu completed his Ph.D. in Biophysics, from University of London, Queen Elizabeth College, Department of Physics, London, UK (with Professor R.E. Burge, DSc, F.Inst.P.), 1974.Ion C. Baianu Working as a Professor of Food Physical Chemistry, University of Illinois at Urbana, ACES, Food Science and Human Nutrition Department (1994- till date). He worked as a Coordinate Research Activities at the AFC-NMR and Micro- Spectroscopic Facility of ACES College. Research on Genetic and Analytical studies for Crop and Human Health Improvements, Associate Professor, University of Illinois at Urbana, Illinois, USA (1987-1994) Assistant Professor of Food Chemistry, University of Illinois at Urbana, Department of Food Science (1982-87) Senior Research Associate, School of Chemistry, University of Illinois at Urbana, with Professor H.S. Godowsky, Fmr. Member of the National Academy of Sciences: Spectroscopic studies of Protein Crystals and Bacterial/Photosynthetic membranes: High-Resolution NMR/Laser-Induced Fluorescence and oxygen Evolution in Functional Chloroplasts (1980-1982).

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Ion C. Baianu, PhD
Professor 
Department of Food Chemistry
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
USA
Tel: 217-244-6630
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Masayoshi Yamaguchi is Visiting Professor in Division of Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolism, Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA (2012–), Visiting Professor in Department of Pathobiology, College of Veterinary Medicine, The University of Missouri-Columbia, MO, USA (2012), Visiting Professor in Department of Foods and Nutrition, The University of Georgia, GA, USA (2011 – 2012), Visiting Professor in Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism and Lipids, Department of Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, GA, USA (2007 – 2011), Professor in Laboratory of Endocrinology and Molecular Metabolism, Graduate School of Nutritional Sciences, University of Shizuoka, Japan (1993 ~ August 2007), Associate Professor in Graduate School of Nutritional Sciences, University of Shizuoka, Japan (1991~1993), Assistant Professor in School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Shizuoka, Japan (1987~1991), Visiting Assistant Professor in The University of Texas Medical School at Huston, USA (1988), Assistant Professor in Shizuoka College of Pharmacy, Japan (1986~1987); Visiting Assistant Professor in Texas Tech University School of Medicine, USA (1985); Visiting Lecturer in The University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, USA (1981), Research Associate in Shizuoka College of Pharmacy, Japan (1973 ~ 1986). He received a Ph.D. in Pharmaceutical Sciences from Shizuoka College of Pharmacy (1976, Japan). He has completed his B.S. in Pharmaceutical Sciences, Shizuoka, Japan (1971).
Dr. Yamaguchi is engaged in the fields of bone and calcium endocrinology and cell calcium signaling since 1971, and these researches are developed in the aspect of biochemistry, molecular biology, endocrinology, metabolism, nutrition, pharmacology, and toxicology. Dr. Yamaguchi has an interesting for cell signaling mechanism, bone biology, nutritional factor and osteoporosis prevention, diabetic osteoporosis, and cancer bone metastasis and osteolysis. Moreover, Dr. Yamaguchi discovered two novel proteins and genes; cell signaling suppressor protein (named regucalcin; 1978) and transcriptional factor RGPR-p117 (regucalcin gene promoter region-related protein; 2001) in mammalian cells. Dr. Yamaguchi generated regucalcin transgenic rats, which were registered as international patents (USA, EU, Japan, and Korea), and this animal is found to induce osteoporosis and hyperlipidemia. The research of regucalcin is focused as a scientific topic. Dr. Yamaguchi published over 500 English articles to professional journals with peer-review. In addition, Dr. Yamaguchi registered over 20 national and international patents in the fields of his research interesting.
Dr. Yamaguchi is serving as editors and editorial board members of reputed 24 international Journals. He received many honor and awards; Prize for Sato Memorial Foundation (1992, Japan/USA), Senji Miyata Foundation Award 2005 (Japan), Japan Society for Biomedical Research on Trace Elements Award 2007, The Lifetime Achievement Award from International Biographical Centre (IBC) (2004, England), The World Lifetime Achievement Award from American Biographical Institute (2004, USA), The Distinguished Service to Science Award from IBC (2007, England), and many others. Dr. Yamaguchi is listed in various biographies; who’s Who in the World (2005-, Marquis Who’s Who, USA), Who’s Who in Sciences and Engineering (2004-, Marquis Who’s Who, USA), International Biographical Dictionary (2006-, IBC, England), and others.

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Masayoshi Yamaguchi, PhD
Visiting Professor
Department of Veterinary Pathobiology
The University of Missouri
USA
Tel: 573-882-6083
Fax: 573-884-5414
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Special issue entitled: "Gender Aspects of Obesity and Diabetes" has been edited by
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Dr. Alexandra Kautzky Willer is a Professor of Gender Medicine at Medical University in Vienna where she heads the Gender Medicine Unit and the university course of gender medicine. She has specialized in Internal Medicine and in Endocrinology and Metabolism. She is board member of numerous medical and scientific associations, among these, the Austrian Associations for Diabetes, Gender Medicine, and Obesity. She is member of the Diabetes Pregnancy Study Group Europe (DPSG) and scientific consultant of national and international Medical-Scientific Funds. She serves as reviewer in leading journals and has received awards such as the Höchst Award 1995 and the Joseph Hoet Research Award 2004. She is a member of the Expert Panel of the German Diabetes Association for Evidence-Based Recommendations for Diabetes and Pregnancy, and has published 94 original papers with a total impact factor of more than 300. In addition, she has published numerous reviews, book chapters, Guidelines/Practical Recommendations, and Audit Reports.

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Alexandra Kautzky Willer, MD
Professor
Department of Internal Medicine III
Medical University of Vienna
Austria
Tel: 0043-0140400 2126
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Special issue entitled: "Metabolic Syndrome" has been edited by
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Dr. Burim N Ametaj’s background is in nutritional immunobiology He graduated at Iowa State University in 1999 He has held three posdoctoral positions at Iowa State University Purdue University and Cornell University He started working as an Assistant Professor at University of Alberta in 2004 Presently Dr. Ametaj is an Associate Professor at the same university He is involved in animal health research in several areas One of his areas of interest is determining dairy cattle metabolome including plasma milk urine and rumen fluid High throughput technologies involving NMR and GCMS have been used to identify and measure hundreds and thousands of metabolites present in different body fluids of cattle Dr. Ametaj also is involved in research activities trying to understand the etiology and pathogenesis of transmissible spongiform encephalopathies in rodent models His team has developed a new oral vaccine to prevent metabolic and infectious diseases in periparturient dairy cattle He also has applied probiotics to lower the incidence of uterine infections Recently his team has developed a new grain processing technology to improve health and productivity of livestock animals Dr Ametaj is involved in teaching several undergraduate and graduate courses at University of Alberta including animal physiology and ruminant physiology and metabolic diseases.

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Burim N. Ametaj, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Agricultural, Food & Nutritional Science
University of Alberta
Canada
Tel: 780-492-98441
Fax: 780-492-4265
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Special issue entitled: "Leptin Gene Disorders" has been edited by
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Dr. Suman Garlapati, born and brought up at Khammam Dist, AP, India, Aug 6, 1981; BS in Biotech from Kakatiya University (2001), MS in Biotech, Bharathidasan University (2003), Ph.D. University. Mysore (2008), MBA in Production Management MKU (2010), Selected Post Doc Fellow from Oregon State University. Oregon, USA. Presently working as a Drug Safety & Pharmacovigilance Officer InvaGen Pharm, Inc (2009), Trained Pharmacovigilance specialist from i3 CanReg, Canada, Certified MedDRA Coder, USA– Recipient Prof. D.C. Cooper, Rajyapuraskar, Soc. Cytology & Genetics, Indian Govt. Executive council member of INC Res (Kendle, Inc). Anti-Retroviral Pregnancy Registry.

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Suman Garlapati, PhD
Scientist
InvaGen Pharmaceuticals
USA
Tel: 1-914-486-1898
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Special issue entitled: "Effect of Obesity on Cardiovascular system" has been edited by
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Dr. Hanrui Zhang obtained her MD/MSc in Chinese Medicine from Beijing University of Chinese Medicine, and Ph.D. in pharmacology from University of Missouri-Columbia. She is author of over 20 papers in the field of obesity, diabetes and cardiovascular diseases on international peer reviewed journals, including ATVB, BRC, JMCC, AJP-Heart, Clinical Science, and Obesity, etc. She published over 10 abstracts, co-authored 1 book chapter, and is serving as reviewer for 10 journals.

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Hanrui Zhang, PhD
Principal Investigator
Department of Nutritional Sciences
University of Pennsylvania
USA
Tel: 573-884-6208
Fax: 573-884-4232 
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Special issue entitled: "Obesity and Pediatric Chronic Diseases" has been edited by
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Dr. Kynna Wright-Volel is an Assistant Professor and Robert Wood Johnson Nurse Faculty Scholar at the University of California, Los Angeles School of Nursing and a Board Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner. The consistent theme in her research is the utilization of community-based participatory research methodologies to reduce health disparities among medically underserved children, by understanding social determinants of health as it relates to pediatric chronic diseases (e.g., obesity and asthma). Grants from NIH and other sources support her research on the interactions of community-university partnerships, school-based programs and behaviors on the prevention of obesity and obesity-related illness. Dr. Wright-Volel is an interdisciplinary leader and an expert in the fields of pediatrics, maternal-child health, health promotion, obesity, asthma, public/community health, disparities and diversity. As a Clinical Expert she on the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioner’s obesity, school health, respiratory and nutrition committees; as well as the American Academy of Nursing’s Child/Adolescent/Family and Maternal-Infant Health Expert Panels as well as their Inclusion and Diversity Taskforce. She is a strong spokeswoman for nursing’s contributions to health promotion, through her roles as past Chair of the LA Care Health Plan Child Health Advisory Committee, and active leader in the American Public Health Association’s Board of Governors Equal Health Opportunity Committee, and as a Section Councilor for their MCH Section.  She has been recognized for her leadership and scholarly activities with accommodations including, the National Black Nurses Association Nurse Researcher of the Year, the Office of Minority Health’s Community Trailblazer Award, and the American Public Health Association’s MCH Young Professionals Award and several Proclamations from State and local government officials.

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Kynna Wright Volel, PhD
Assistant Professor
School of Nursing
University of California
USA
Tel: 310-267-1165
Fax: 310-206-3241
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Special issue entitled: "Nutritional Awareness and Body Mass composition" has been edited by
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Dr. Mahbubur Rahman is an assistant professor in the department of Obstetrics & Gynecology and Center for Interdisciplinary Research in Women’s Health at the University of Texas Medical Branch. Dr. Rahman received his medical degree from Sir Salimullah Medical College, Dhaka, Bangladesh, a Masters degree from Harvard School of Public Health, and a PhD degree in Clinical Epidemiology from Kyoto University, Japan. His areas of expertise include obesity, body composition and nutritional awareness. He is a reviewer of 16 journals and has authored more than 100 peer-reviewed scientific articles.

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Mahbubur Rahman, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department  of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Center for Interdisciplinary Research in Women Health
University of Texas
USA
Tel: 409-722-2978
Fax: 409-747-5129
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Special issue entitled: "Obesity& Physical Activity" has been edited by
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Professor Michael Chia obtained his PhD, majoring in Paediatric Exercise Physiology from Exeter University in the UK in 1998 on an Association of Commonwealth Universities Academic Staff Scholarship and on a Nanyang Technological University (Singapore) Staff Development Scholarship. He topped his undergraduate cohort and earned a 1st class honours degree in Physical Education and Sports Science (1991) from the Loughborough University in the UK and a Distinction Diploma in Physical Education (1986), from the College of Physical Education in Singapore. He is Professor of Education (Paediatric Exercise Physiology), a first for Physical Education and Sports Science in Singapore and was conferred the title in September 2010.
He is currently Dean for Faculty Affairs, was the Associate Dean in the Office of Faculty Affairs (October 2010 - June 2011) and was the Head of Physical Education and Sports Science from July 2006 to December 2010. In 2008 and 2009, he was Visiting Professor to the Chinese Culture University in Taiwan and thereafter Visiting Research Scientist to Chukyo University in Japan. His professional credentials include certifications by the British Association of Sport and Exercise Science (BASES) as a sports scientist (Physiology Research), the American College of Sport Medicine (ACSM) as a Health and Fitness Director and the Outward Bound School Hong Kong (Seamanship Diploma).

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Michael Chia, PhD
Professor
Department of Paediatric Exercise Science
Dean for Faculty Affairs
Nanyang Technological University
Singapore
Tel: 65-6790 3081
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Special issue entitled: "Nutritional Awareness on Obesity" has been edited by
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Dr. Miroslav Pohanka graduated in Department of Biochemistry, Faculty of Sciences, Masaryk University in Brno, Czech Republic. Currently, he is a research fellow in Centre of Advanced Studies, Faculty of Military Health Sciences, Univertity of Defence, Hradec Kralove, Czech Republic where he devotes his work to constructions of sensors, biochemistry of oxidative stress, biochemistry of cholinesterases and cholinergic system as well. On the named issues, he published as an author or co-author in many papers and solves projects of different grant agencies.

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Miroslav Pohanka, PhD
Faculty of Military Health Sciences
University of Defense
Czech Republic
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Special issue entitled: "Novel Molecular and Psychological Approaches for Weight Loss" has been edited by
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Dr. Reza Rastmanesh completed his B.Sc. Nutrition Science, from Tabriz Medical Sciences University, Tabriz, Iran (1992-1997) M.Sc. Nutrition Science, from Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran Iran (1997-1999) He received his Ph.D. Nutrition, from Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran (1999-2004).Presently he is working as a Assistant Professor in Clinical Nutrition & Dietetics Department, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences.

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Reza Rastmanesh, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Clinical Nutrition & Dietetics
Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences
Iran
Tel: 98-21-22357484 ex 253
Fax: 98-21-22360660
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Special issue entitled: "Overweight and Obesity"
http://www.omicsgroup.org/journals/ArchiveJOWT/specialissue-overweight-and-obesity-S6.php
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Dr. Kristina Selthofer-Relatic, born in 1978. Faculty of Medicine, University Zagreb, Croatia (1996-2002). Postgraduate, doctoral study, field of biomedicine and health (2003-2006). Employed (since 2004) on the Clinic for Internal Medicine, Department for Cardiovascular diseases and intensive care, Clinical Hospital Centre Osijek. Immediate area of interest – echocardiography. Specialist for Internal medicine (2010). Doctorate and published research papers in the field: relation between hypertension and cardiovascular diseases with adipokines and obesity, Faculty of Medicine University Josip Juraj Strossmayer Osijek. Assistant professor, Department for Internal medicine, Faculty of Medicine University Josip Juraj Strossmayer Osijek (2011).

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Kristina Selthofer Relatic, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department for Internal Medicine
Specialist for Internal medicine
Clinical hospital Centre Osijek
Croatia
Tel: 00385-31-511-717
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