Mark Woodward PhD F Med Science works at the George Institute for Global Health. He is Professor of Statistics and Epidemiology at the University of Oxford, UK, Professor of Medical Statistics at the University of New South Wales, Australia and Adjunct Professor of Epidemiology at Johns Hopkins University, USA. His main research areas are cardiovascular disease, renal disease and diabetes. His recent work has had a particular focus on sex differences, in which he has a leadership role at the George Institute. He has published two text-books on medical statistics and well over 600 peer-reviewed publications. In each of the last five years, Professor Woodward was named by Thomson Reuters/Clarivate Analytics as one of ‘The World’s Most Influential Scientific Minds’.
Jerome Foucaud holds a PhD in Humanities sciences. He is the Head of the department for research in Humanities and Social Sciences, Epidemiology and Public Health at the French National Cancer Institute. In this National Health and Scientific Agency for cancer control, he is charge to build up research and to lead the elaboration of data evidence about cancer in Humanities and Social Sciences. He is also associated researcher to the Health Education and Practices Laboratory (LEPS EA 3412). In parallel of these activities, he teaches patient education in different universities in France
Dr. Shahryar Eghtesadi received Bachelor degree in Nutrition Science and Food Chemistry 1975, from Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran; MSPH degree in Nutrition, 1977, from Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran and PhD from University of California at Davis(UCD), USA, in Nutrition (1985). He served as Visiting Scientist in USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging (HNRCA),Tufts University, Boston, USA (1994-1995); Full professor of Tabriz, Iran and Tehran Universities of Medical Sciences and currently serves as Professor of Azad University, Science & Research Branch,Tehran . He was the chairs of Departments of Nutrition and Biochemistry, Biochemistry & Clinical Nutrition, Public Health Nutrition and Nutrition in aforementioned Universities. Also Served as Associate Dean of School of Public Health & Nutrition and Dean of School of Public Health of Tabriz and Iran Universities of Medical Sciences respectively.He was selected as distinguished professor and Scientist, for long and extended period of time, experienced teaching various courses in nutrition in undergraduate, graduate and postgraduate and international Bureau programs and directed many projects and dissertation of MS and PhD programs and Published numerous peer reviewed articles in journals and also edited several books and finally served as Principal Investigator of World Bank Project for Capacity Building in Nutrition in Iran.
Rose-Marie Boylan, BSc. M.A. is a Dietitian by trade. She has worked across 6 of the largest pharmaceutical companies for over 27 years, and 4 smaller organizations. She has specialized in patient access to medicines, patient reported outcomes, health & economics, policy influence for patient self-sovereignty. In parallel, Rose-Marie has researched for over 13 years social, civil and political cost-consequence & cost-benefits of psychiatry, transpersonal psychology & human flourishing in violence survivors. This includes a cost-consequence model. She completed her Masters in 2009 in Leadership Studies with research on the optimum levels that humans can attain in a life time for developing the highest levels of moral, emotional & cognitive intelligence through self-actualization & post-traumatic growth. Leveraging the research of Abraham Maslow & Jane Loevinger on ego development she developed a model which defines mind health vs. psychopathologies. Additionally for 13 years Rose-Marie studied mind-body medicine with the likes of Dr. Herbert Benson from Harvard’s Mind Body Institute, Jon Kabat- Zin, Saki Santorelli from the University of Massachusetts School of Preventive & Behavioral Medicine. Additionally researching all forms of meditation, therapeutic & mindfulness yoga teacher trainings which she has taught to trauma survivors & professionals in crisis.