Poirier has been employed at MTSU since 2005. She received her B.S. and M.S. degrees in Family and Consumer Sciences from Florida State University and University of Arizona. Her Ph.D. was received in 1998 from Florida International University in Miami, Florida in Adult Education/Human Resources Development focusing on health-related quality of life within a large urban population. Prior to coming to MTSU, Dr. Poirier taught three years at Zayed University in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Additionally, she has worked at the University of Florida Cooperative Extension Service, Florida International University, Florida Atlantic University, University of Arizona Cooperative Extension Service, and the Provincial Government of Alberta, Canada. Dr. Poirier has more than 15 years of international teaching experience working in culturally diverse environments.
He is a Pediatric - Neonatologist , NICU Supervisor & Pediatric Specialist by profession. Current Position- Specialist Pediatrics & Neonatology , HOD Of Pediatric Department , Prime MC, Ajman. Prime Health Care Group LLC, Dubai – UAE. He is a member of American Academy of Pediatrics, - European Soscieties of Pediatrics & Neonatal Intensive Care ( ESPNIC), Emirates Neonatology Society, Saudi Neonatology Society and more.
Mario Ciampolini is a retired professor from Università di Firenze, Dept Pediatrics, directed the Gastroenterology Research Unit, a third level referral center in the department of Pediatrics of the University of Florence (Meyer hospital) for 40 years. He worked at the Cornell University for a joined research with the University of Florence on energy expenditure in children. Three students came from Amsterdam Medical Center to learn “Recognizing Hunger” he made the first diagnoses of celiac disease in Tuscany and published 130 scientific articles, about 40 in international Press.
Dr. Pouran Faghri is a medical doctor and an exercise physiologist with expertise in health promotion, wellness, disease, and disability prevention for healthy individuals as well as neurologically impaired and those with chronic conditions and elderly. She has more than 100 publications in archival journals and conference proceedings, and she has presented her research at national and international conferences. Presently, she serves on the editorial boards of many prestigious journals including Clinical Kinesiology, Clinical Rehabilitation, IEEE Transaction in Biology and Medicine, and Journal of Neuroengineering and Rehabilitation. She is also a primary grant reviewer for the National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR), Paralyze Veteran of America, Spinal Cord Injury Foundation, Canadian Institute of Health Research (CIHR), and U.S. Civilian Research and Development Foundation (CRDF), as well as many prestigious archival journals.
work-site health promotion programs (design/intervention/evaluation), community health promotion programs (design/intervention/evaluation), health related behavior, intervention strategies, health promotion and secondary disability prevention (neuromuscular, musculoskeletal, and physiological) in disabled and elderly populations, and evaluation of social determinant of health, self-care, self awareness, and decision making strategies under uncertain or distributed environments.
Suleyman Aydin presently working as Associate professor in Department of Medical Biochemistry at Firat University. He worked as Associate Doctor at Interuniversities Council (TR). He has invited as a Speaker Congress at 18th Meeting of the Balkan Clinical Laboratory Federation. Tirana, Albania, 22-25 September 2010.7. He is the Member of a) The American Chemical Society;The American Turkish Society; Turkish Biochemical Society and The Endocrine Society. He has written more than 200 articles, 7 books, 25 National Proceedings and 20 International Proceedings
Dr. Lixin Li received her Medical Degree from College of Medicine, Southeast University, China and obtained her Ph.D. degree from Norwegian University of Science and Technology. She completed her residency training in Internal Medicine and her fellowship training in Endocrinology in Harbin Medical University, China. She passed the Canada Medical licensing exams and United States medical licensing exams. Dr. Li did her Postdoctoral training in the department of Physiology at University of Toronto. Her research interests have been focused on the underlying mechanism of pathogenesis of type 2 diabetes with a specific focus on ?-cell dysfunction as well as the molecular mechanism of obesity-associated insulin resistance. Her major research interest also include the proglucagon-derived peptides, glucagon-like peptide-1 (GLP-1) and its role in regulating growth and function of the beta-cell. Her current research is studying the protective effect of GLP-1 agonist against diet-induced obesity.
She serves as a specialist in community and preventive medicine and flow of clinical epidemiology too. She have worked as a university teacher and investigator about 20 years. The majority of working and researches are about women’s health, quality of life and mental health. Also, she have more than one hundred and fifty papers about community medicine, women’s health, mental health and quality of life. She is the dean of department of community and family medicine and also the head of Preventive Medicine and Public Health Research Center in Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.
He has completed his M.B.B.S at the age of 24 years from Berhampur University, India and postdoctoral studies, M.D(MED) from UTKAL University School of Medicine. He is the director of DR PANDA DIABETES INSTITUTE, INDIA, a premier DIABETES HOSPITAL CUM RESEARCH CENTRE, INDIA. He has worked in TISCO HOSPITAL, INDIA, BENGHAZI MEDICAL(LIBYA), MEDWIN HOSPITAL with Repute. He has been awarded as “INDIA’s BEST DOCTOR AWARD: -2013(DIABETES)” BY MEDGATE TODAY SURVEY. He Has been Awarded MRCP,FRCP BY ROYAL COLLEGE OF PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON. He has published more than 20 papers in reputed journals and serving as Director of DR PANDA DIABETESCENTER, INDIA. He has been awarded several National & International awards contributions in diabetes. He is only Indian Executive Member of World Diabetes congress. He is honoured with “Honorary professor” & “Brand Ambassador to IMA 2017 for Four years by IMA.
Name: Ihab Naser Nationality: Palestinian PhD holder in Community Nutrition Date of Birth: 9th. August, 1971 Marital status: Married with four sons and one daughter. Excellent Reviewer Award winner, 15 years of experience in food and nutrition. Supervised many students at different postgraduate education levels, teaching nutrition and food science in three Palestinian universities. Head of Clinical Nutrition Department at Al Azhar University- Gaza
Nutritional outcomes of household food insecurity - Obesity and metabolic syndromes - Sex hormones, fertility among obese individuals - Localizes obesity treatment and its effect on sex hormones and PCOS among obese infertile females - Executive breastfeeding and cognition - Anemia among children and its effect in physical and mental development - Using of smart phones apps for reducing the prevalence of obesity among university students - Weight gain among very low birth weight babies, functional vitamin B12 deficiency and chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy
Dr. Abdullah Al Ghamdi was graduated from King Faisal University, AL Khobar obtaining his MBBS in 2006 and completed the General Surgery Residency Training Program at King Abdulaziz Hospital, Al Ahsa from 2007 to 2012. He obtained a Saudi Board in General Surgery in 2012. He completed a Clinical Fellowship in Trauma at the Surgery Department at McMaster University Canada from 2015 to 2016. Upon his return to King Abdulaziz Hospital, Al Ahsa in 2017, he was appointed as Consultant in Trauma and General Surgery Department. He was credentialed as Joint Appointed, Assistant Professor, General Surgery at the College of Applied Medical Sciences, Al Ahsa, King Saud Bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences on April 2017. Likewise, he was appointed as Associate Dean, Academic & Student Affairs at the COAMS-A, KSAU-HS on June 2017.
Health Sciences, General Surgery
Mr. Muhammad Usman, Former Director General of Agricultural Research System, Government of Pakistan who retired from service after a spotless career of about 35 years with senior level experience on research and development of integrated agricultural production, industries, tumor, cancer immunology and immunotherapy , bioenergy on a sustainable way. Mr. Usman is basically an agricultural scientist with specialization of agricultural, working on the yield and quality of various products. Mr. Usman is consider as the senior most scientist in the world, always participated in the international conferences as a keynote speech as well as moderator of the conferences around the world. Mr. Usman established “Prominent Agro Based Industries, Agro Based Industries and Consultancy SDN BHD” in Malaysia and “Foundation for Rural Development in Pakistan”, with primarily aims to work on integrated agricultural project for Rural Development through improvement in agriculture and consultancy services to the formers at Malaysia.