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International Commission on Medical Sciences

President:
B.P.Mansourian,
, WHO (ret.) Switzerland


Vice President:
S. M. Mahfouz
, Department of Pathology, Faculty of Medicine, Cairo University, Egypt

A. Wojtczak, Institute for International Medical Education, NY, USA


Members:
A. P.R. Aluwihare,
, Department of Surgery, University of Peradeniya, Kandy, Sri Lanka

A. A. Arata , USAID, Alexandria, Virginia, USA

G. W. Brauer , Health Information Science, University of Victoria, Victoria, BC, Canada

Assen Jablensky , The University of Western Australia, Perth, Australia

Arminee Kazanjian , University of British Columbia, Canada

R. Kitney , Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine, London, UK

M. R.G. Manciaux , Public Health, Nancy University, Vandoeuvre-les-Nancy, France

Alberto Pellegrini , Ipanema, Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brasil

K.Sorour , Cairo University, Egypt

J. Szczerban , Medical University of Warsaw, Warsaw, Poland

Tomris Türmen, WHO, Turkey

Y. L. G. Verhasselt , Geografisch Instituut, Vrije Universiteit Brussels, Brussels, Belgium


Medical Sciences


1. The Theory and Practice of Medicine


Pierre Boutros Mansourian, Research Policy and Cooperation, World Health Organization(WHO), Switzerland

Modern Medical Practices:A Commentary
Guy J. Lavoipierre, World Health Organization, Australia

Reflections on the Scientific Method in Medicine
Rodolfo J. Stusser, Ministry of Public Health, National Research Centers of Havana University, Cuba

The Role of Technology in Medicine
Pierre Boutros Mansourian, Research Policy and Cooperation, World Health Organization(WHO), Switzerland

Primary Care Medicine
Pierre Boutros Mansourian, Research Policy and Cooperation, World Health Organization(WHO), Switzerland

2. Medicine and Public Health

Michel R.G. Manciaux, School of Public Health, Nancy University, France

Public Health - An Evolving Concept
Lennart Kohler, Nordic School of Public Health, Sweden

Public Health Systems in Today's World
---,

Public health Survelliance
Laura R. Johnson, Emory University School of Medicine, USA
David L. Heymann, Communicable Diseases, World Health Organization, Switzerland

Environment and Public Health
P. Hartemann, Universite H. Poincare, France

Poverty and Health
Colin, Université de Montréal, Canada

Sensitizing future decision-makers to Public Health
J. Rochon, Canada

Maternal and Child Health and Public Health
Mark A. Belsey, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland, USA

Ethical Issues in Public Health
G. Terrenoire, France
Michel R.G. Manciaux, School of Public Health, Nancy University, France

3. Geographic Medicine

Yola L. G. Verhasselt, Geografisch Instituut, Vrije Universiteit Brussels, Belgium

The Geography of Health Care Systems
Kathleen Wilson, University of Toronto at Mississauga, Canada
David R. Phillips, Department of Politics and Sociology, Lingnan University, China
Mark W. Rosenberg, Department of Geography, Queen’s University, Canada

Disparties in Health : A Reflection of the Worlds Globalisation and Fragmentation
Jeanne-Marie Arnat-Roze, Department  of Geography, Paris 12 University, France

Environmental Change and Vector-Borne Diseases: The Contribution of Remote Sensing and Spatial Analyses
Eric F. Lambin, Department of Geography, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Belgium

Emerging and Re-emerging Diseases: A Case Study in Argentina
Susana Isabel Curto, CIE - National Academy of Medicine, Argentina
 

4. Medicine and Economic Environment

Reiner Leidl, GSF-National Research Center for Environment and Health, Health Economics and Management, Munich School of Management, Munich, Germany


5. Medical Heuristics and Knowledge based System

Bruce McArthur Sayers, Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine, UK


6. Understanding Health Metrics: The role of Meta Analysis

C.A. Murray, University of Washington , Seattle,, USA


7. Medical Specialities

Andrzej M. Wojtczak, Institute for International Medical Education, USA

Adult Congenital Heart Disease,a Challenged Population
Khalid Aly Sorour,  Egypt

An Inroduction to Nephrology
Halim Sargios Ghali, ,

Advances and Prospects in Gastroenterology
Witold Bartnik, Dept of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Medical Center for Postgraduate Education, Poland

Oncology
Stjernsward,


8. Overview of Pathology and Its Related Disciplines

Soheir Mahmoud Mahfouz, Department of Pathology, Faculty of Medicine, Cairo University, Egypt

The Pathobiology of Bilharzia-Associated Bladder Cancer
Nadia Mahmoud Mokhtar, Dept of Pathology, National Cancer Institute NCI, Cairo University, Egypt
Hussein Khaled, Dept of Medical Oncology, National Cancer Institute NCI, Cairo University, Egypt
Nabil El Bolkainy, Dept of Pathology, National Cancer Institute NCI, Cairo University, Egypt
Abdul Rahman Zekri, Dept of Cancer Biology at National Cancer Institute NCI, Cairo University,

Bilharziasis: A Granulomatous Parastic Disorder with Grave Implications
Maha Mahmoud Akl, Theodor Bilharz Research Institute, Department of Pathology, Egypt

Recent Advances in the Diagnosis of Breast Masses
Al Ahmed Fouad El Hindawy,

The Pathology of Breast Cancer
Adel Mohammed Aly, Sudan


9. Family Medicine and Health

Tomris Turmen, WHO, Turkey


10. Social Dimensions of Medicine

Arminee Kazanjian, Dept. of Health Care and Epidemiology, University of British Columbia, Canada


11. Complementary and Alternative Medicine(CAM)

Y. Maruyama, Department of Traditional Medicines, WHO,


12. Medical Informatics and Telematics at the Threshold of the 21st Century

Lun Kwok Chan, ,

The Past and Future Impacts of Health/Medical Informatics on HealthCare Delivery
Denis J. Protti, School of Health Information Science, University of Victoria, Canada

Technical Dimensions of Medical Informatics and Telematics
Benjamin Jung, ,

Human Aspects of Healthcare Information Systems
Andre Kushniruk, ,

The Societal and Ethical Dimensions of Medical Informatics and Telematics
Gerhard W. Brauer, School of Health Information Science, University of Victoria, Canada


13. Engineering in Medicine

R. Kitney,  UK

Medical Imaging and Visualisation
R. Kitney, UK

Medical Information Systems
Forbes Dewey, MIT, USA

Modelling -Physiological/Clinical(Human Physiome Project
Bruce Smaill,
Peter Hunter, Department of Engineering Science, University of Auckland, New Zealand

Tissue Engineering
Robert M. Nerem, Institute of Bioengineering and Bioscience, Georgia Institute of Technology, USA

Biomechanics
Kim Parker,

Systems Biology and Synthetic Biology
Drew Endy, MIT, USA
Denis Noble, University Laboratory of Physiology, Oxford University, UK

Materials
Molly Stevens, Imperial, ex MIT,
Duncan Dowson, ,


Robotics
Brian Davies, , Australia
Ara Darzi, St.Marys,

Measurements
Nigel Lovell,

Nanobiotechnology
Carmelina Ruggiero, University of Genoa,


14. Ecology, Environment and Disease

Andrew A. Arata, USAID, USA

House Dust Mites
Nadia Aly El-Dib, ,


15. Food Safety, Medicine and Health

Fritz K. Kaferstein, International Food Safety Consultant, Switzerland

Food Safety - Its Role in Health and Development: The problems related to our food supply
Fritz K. Kaferstein, International Food Safety Consultant, Switzerland
Gerry Moy, Food Safety Program, World Health Organization, Switzerland
Yasmine Motarjemi, Nestle S.A., Switzerland

Consumer Perceptions of Food Safety
Janneke de Jonge, Wageningen University,
Lynn Frewer, Wageningen University, The Netherlands
Ellen van Kleef, Wageningen University, The Netherlands

The need for an International Approach: The role of FAO and WHO
Kazuaki Miyagishima, ,
Jorgen Schlundt, ,

Safe Food at the Family/Household Level - The Responsibility of Consumers
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Food Safety at the National Level - The Role of Governments
R. Ellard,
A. Reilly,


The Role of FAO & WHO in Assisting Developing Countries to Improve their Food Safety Systems
Ezzeddine Boutrif, Division of Food and Nutrition, Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO), Italy
Jorgen Schlundt,


16. Infectious Diseases: Old and New Threats

David L. Heymann, Communicable Diseases, World Health Organization, Switzerland


17. Radiological and Nuclear Science in Medicine

Constantin Sayegh, ,


18. Advances and Prospects in Surgery

Jerzy Szczerban, Medical University of Warsaw, Poland

Synopsis of Cardiac Surgery Today for the General Practitioner
Mohammed M.I. Ahmed-Nasr,

The Current Status and the perspectives of the Vascular Surgery
Piotr Andziak, Dept of General and Vascular Surgery, Central Clinical Hospital of the Ministry of Internal Affairs, Medical University of Warsaw, Poland

Advances in Surgical Oncology
Alberto Montori, ,

Progress in Pediatric Surgery- Selected Advances in Life Saving Procedures in Pediatric Surgery
Piotr J. Kalicinski, Dept of Pediatric Surgery and Organ Transplantation, Children's Memorial Health Institute, Poland

Advance and Current Progress in Liver Surgery
Marek Krawczyk,

Advances in Organ Transplantation
Wojciech Riwinski,

The latrogenic Bile Ducts Injury - A Major Clinical Mishap
K. Zieniewicz,



19. Social Participation in R&D: The Citizens Consensus Conferences

Alberto Pellegrini Filho, Oswaldo Cruz Foundation, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Financing Health Research: New Trends and Modalities
Andres De Francisco,

The Best Existing Evidence to Improve Efficiency and Security in Health Care
Alvaro Nagib Atallah,


20. Culture, Civilization and Globalization in Medicine and Health

Pierre Boutros Mansourian, Research Policy and Cooperation, World Health Organization(WHO), Switzerland

 

 

 

Last Update December 24, 2008




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