Line Medical Director | Marshfield Clinic Health USA.
Dr. Corey Cronrath began his medical career as a Flight Surgeon with the US Army. While in the Army he deployed twice once to Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom with the 3rd Combat Aviation Brigade and to Europe in support of Atlantic Resolve with the 10th Combat Aviation Brigade.
While in the US Army he became a subject matter expert on medical deployment standards and risk management. He has a publication as lead author addressing medical deployment waivers to US Central Command area of operation and served on the council that wrote the US European Command medical standards. He currently is the Service Line Medical Director of Occupational and Employee Health for Marshfield Clinic Health System in Wisconsin, USA.
Mirka Ltd. | Finland
Mats Sundell is the development director of Finland based surface finishing solutions provider Mirka. He has a Doctor of Technology degree in Polymer technology from Åbo Akademi University in Turku Finland and has a broad experience of innovation both in startup environments as well as in global materials technology companies. Mats has during his years at Mirka been leading the development of Mirka’s fibre based coated abrasives technology and especially how to apply them together with new electrical hand held tools to create sanding and surface finishing systems that are dust-free and safe to use in the work environment. In cooperation with several research institutes, he has also been active in defining and developing exposure measurements and routines that are reliable and usable in real world sanding situations.
Medical Director | Health at Work International Institute – INSAT
Dr. Ruddy Facci was Doctor graduated in 1970 from PUC – PR. Residency in General Surgery at UFPR Clinical Hospital - 1971/1973. Postgraduate in Occupational Medicine from UNICAMP in 1975. Specialist in Occupational Medicine by competition of the Brazilian Medical Association and the Federal Council of Medicine (1983) and he was been an visiting professors for McGill University, Montreal – Canada, University Institute of Biomedical Sciences of Buenos Aires / Argentina, PUC-PR .
Member of the Editorial Board of the Brazilian Journal of Occupational Health. Member of the Technical Chamber in Occupational Medicine of the Regional Medical Council of Paraná
Health School of the Polytechnic Institute of Leiria | Portugal
Elisabete Roldão is an Occupational Therapist since 1992 and is now finishing her PhD in Rehabilitation at Lisbon University. She is a professor of Health School of the Polytechnic Institute of Leiria, Portugal. She is the President of the Portuguese Association of Occupational Therapists, the representative of Portugal in the World Federation of Occupational Therapists and in the Council of Occupational Therapists for the European Countries. She is a member of the Technical Assessment Committee of the Occupational Therapy Area, and a member of the Working Group for the Analysis and Presentation of Proposals in the field of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation in Ambulatory, created by the Central Administration of the Health System, IP. She is also a member of the Regional Council of Mental Health of ARSLVT. She is the Director of the Magazine APTO and the founding member of the International Interest Group of the Portuguese Association of Occupational Therapists.
Polytechnic of Porto (Portugal) | Portugal
Simone Morais has a Ph.D. (1998) in Chemical Engineering from the faculty of Engineering of the University of Porto. She is Associate Professor at the Department of Chemical Engineering at the School of Engineering of the Polytechnic of Porto (Portugal) and permanent researcher at REQUIMTE–LAQV (http://www.requimte.pt/laqv/). REQUIMTE–LAQV is a science-driven institution focused on the development of Sustainable Chemistry. Her main research interests are air pollution, public health, occupational exposure, health risks, (bio)sensors and nanofunctional materials and new methodologies for environmental pollutant analysis. S. Morais co-authored about 130 ISI papers (h-index: 28 – Scopus ID 7007053747) and about 30 book chapters, having supervised several PhD and post-doctoral fellows, and having participated and coordinated several projects.
University of Novi Sad, Serbia
Jelena Markovi? Filipovi? is Assistant Professor at the Department of Biology and Ecology, Faculty of Sciences, University of Novi Sad, Serbia. She obtained her PhD (2013) in Biology at the Faculty of Biology, University of Belgrade, Serbia. From 2009 to 2013 Dr. Markovi? Filipovi? worked at Institute for Biological Research, University of Belgrade, Serbia. In February 2014, she started working as Assistant Professor at the Department of Biology and Ecology, Faculty of Sciences, University of Novi Sad, Serbia. She was awarded by Austrian Exchange Service (OeAD) fellow in 2008 and conducted one-month research stay at Research Institute of Wildlife Ecology, University of Veterinary Medicine, Vienna, Austria. In 2014, she won Award for the Best PhD Thesis in Serbia in the subject of Molecular Biology. Dr. Markovi? Filipovi? have participated in several projects and is a reviewer of several journals. In recent years she has investigated effects of occupational toxicant acrylamide on endocrine pancreas and liver.
National Research Council | Italy
Marco Morabito is a researcher of the Institute of BioEconomy of the National Research Council and has his expertise in the field of applied climatology/meteorology and microclimate research (urban climate). He has been working for about 20 years in research on the impact assessment of weather-related health conditions, with attention to the urban climate, mitigation actions and adaptation strategies to counteract climate change. He gained experience in the development of heat health warning systems addressed to the general population, workers and the most vulnerable people. He is member of the Climate and Health Commissions of the International Society of Biometeorology, Academic of the Georgofili Academy and he is included in the scientific committee of the Center of Bioclimatology - University of Florence. He is part of the Editorial Board of IJB and IJERPH. He is involved in several international and national Projects, he is author of more than 40 scientific publications on international peer review Journals and over 100 publications on other national and international Journals, technical reports and book chapters.
University of Florence, Italy
Alessandro Messeri is a researcher of the Department of Agriculture, Food, Environment and Forestry (DAGRI) at the University of Florence (UNIFI) and since 2010 he also works at the Centre of Bioclimatology (CIBIC). His research activity is focused on biometeorology and bioclimatology and in particular during his research he examined the impact of climate on human health and in general on ecosystems through different methods, i.e. taking into account the effect of single meteorological variables, bioclimatic indices, models of energy balance and weather-type approach. He gained experience in the development of heat health warning systems addressed to the general population and vulnerable groups (workers, elderly). He is involved in national and international Projects, he is author or co-author of 20 scientific papers on international peer review Journals and over 50 publications on other national and international Journals or conference proceedings. He was also invited to national and international conferences and TV programs to report, as an expert, about climate change effects.
BG Ambulanz Bremen, Germany
Stefan Dalichau has been dealing with evidence-based evaluation and sustainability of programs in work-related prevention, rehabilitation and health promotion for many years. The importance of physical activity in the context of health promotion characterizes the main focus of his work in research and teaching at the University of Bremen as well as in his practical tasks with companies and insurance companies in Germany
Occupational therapist | The hong kong polytechnic university
Dr Chan received his undergraduate training in occupational therapy from the Hong Kong Polytechnic University. Since then, he further pursued a Master degree in mental health and a Postgraduate diploma in psychology at the University of Hong Kong and the Chinese University of Hong Kong, respectively. Last year, Dr Chan graduated with a Doctoral Degree specialising in Mental Health at The University of Hong Kong. Dr Chan has many years of clinical experience in the field of mental health working in various public hospitals and non-governmental organizations, including acute psychiatric service, community psychiatric rehabilitation, and psychological intervention for common mental disorders. His work is characterised by his orientation to recovery paradigm, psychotherapy such as cognitive behavioural therapy or solution focused therapy, and mindfulness-based intervention. Anchored in his clinical practice and jointly with his colleagues, Dr Chan has developed an illness management programme titled Transforming Relapse and Instilling Program (TRIP) in Hong Kong. This programme was well recognized locally and internationally. It has also been included as one of the chapters in an international handbook of occupational therapy interventions and also adopted as one of the standard occupational therapy programmes in acute mental health care in Hong Kong. Dr Chan’s research interests focus on bipolar disorder, coping flexibility, mental health recovery, psychosocial intervention, and mindfulness-based intervention. He has several years of experience in mindfulness practice and conducting mindfulness-based intervention programme. He also has extensive training in mindfulness at Hong Kong, Beijing, Taiwan and USA.
Madda Walabu University | Ethiopia
Abate Lette has completed his BSc at the age of 23 years from University of Gondar and MSc studies from Jimma University School of Medicine and Health Science. He is the Head of Public Health Department and a Research and Publication Standing Committe at Madda Walabu University. He has published more than 15 papers in reputed journals and has been serving as an editorial board member of repute.
Research Committee | Isfahan University of Medical Sciences | Iran
Dr. Habibollah Dehghan is working as a Associate Professor in Department of occupational Health Engineering, School of Health, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran,
Hacettepe University, Turkey
Supersonic Ergonomics and Typing Research Institute | India
H M Arun Kumar is an independent researcher in Computer Injury Prevention Techniques. He was awarded with PhD in Ergo-typing from World Record University. He is CEO and Founder of Supersonic Ergonomics and Typing Research Institute, Bengaluru. He is passionate on improving Occupational Health and Safety of computer users. World Record Holder for working on computers in various styles to prove that it’s a wonderful machine. He has conducted several Press Conferences and TV shows from past 25 years on computer safety. He has conducted International Awareness campaigns at Nepal Medical College and for the staff of Emirates in Le Meridien, Dubai. He is an inventor and international expert in training on computer safety with touch typing technique. Founder and Brand Ambassador for Computer Injury Awareness and Prevention Society., Bengaluru. Life-Member of Indian Society of Ergonomics, Kolkota. Member of National Irish Safety Organisation, NISO, Dublin, Ireland. Inventor of Safe Typing Techniques, Inventor of Carpal Tunnel Guard and is with the Bureau of Indian Standards, Ergonomics Section, and Expert Group Member in National Center for Disease Control (NCDC), Ministry of Health and Family Welfare Department, Government of India. He is now assisting the Indian Government in preparing Safety Policy.