Tingzhong Yang, MD, is the Director of the Center for Tobacco Control Research at Zhejiang University School of Medicine in Hangzhou, China, where he is also a professor. Dr. Yang graduated from the Department of Public Health of Shanxi Medicine University in 1982. He was appraised as an outstanding contributing scientist by the government of Jiangsu province in 1994, and served at the University of California, San Diego as Assistant Research Scientist from 1998 to 2000. He was a past advisor for the World Health Organization (WHO) in delivering policy and program on tobacco control to health professions students, and served as an expert in updating management of CRDs in the WHO Global Action Plan 2013-2020. Dr. Yang is also a member of the expert group of National Association on Tobacco Control, and an external faculty affiliate of Injury Control Research, West Virginal University, U.S. His primary academic focus is health behavior, and research interests are in tobacco control .The Series of projects of “tobacco control advocacy capacity” covered all provinces in China, including more than 70 cities. In recent years he published more than 40 international papers. Several papers were cited by WHO report on the global tobacco epidemic, and other official documents. Core information of “Global Health Professions Student Survey (GHPSS) in Tobacco Control in China “was released by the United Nations. He was the Asian Editor for the American Journal of Health behavior, and is a peer reviewer for more than 20 journals.
Dr. Wassil Nowicky — Dipl. Ing., Dr. techn., DDDr. h. c., Director of “Nowicky Pharma” and President of the Ukrainian Anti-Cancer Institute (Vienna, Austria). Has finished his study at the Radiotechnical Faculty of the Technical University of Lviv (Ukraine) with the end of 1955 with graduation to “Diplomingeniueur” in 1960 which title was nostrificated in Austria in 1975. Dr. Wassil Nowicky became the very first scientist in the development of the anticancer protonic therapy and is the inventor of the preparation against cancer with a selective effect on basis of celandine alkaloids “NSC-631570”. He used the factor that cancer cells are more negative charged than normal cells and invented the Celandine alkaloid with a positive charge thanks to which it accumulates in cancer cells very fast. Thus, Dr. Nowicky is invited as an Honorable Speaker to take part in many scientific international congresses and conferences in USA, Australia, Japan, UAE, Europe. Author of over 300 scientific articles dedicated to cancer research. Dr. Wassil Nowicky is a real member of the New York Academy of Sciences, member of the European Union for applied immunology and of the American Association for scientific progress, honorary doctor of the Janka Kupala University in Hrodno, doctor “honoris causa” of the Open international university on complex medicine in Colombo, honorary member of the Austrian Society of a name od Albert Schweizer. He has received the award for merits of National guild of pharmasists of America. the award of Austrian Society of sanitary, hygiene and public health services and others.
Dr Sergey Suchkov, MD, PhD. Professor in Immunology & Medicine. Personal: Born 11 January 1957, Astrakhan, Russia. divorced; two sons. Education: MD, Astrakhan State Medical University, Russia, 1980; PhD, I.M. Sechenov Moscow Medical Academy and Institute of Medical Enzymology, USSR Academy of Medical Sciences, 1985; Doctor Degree, National Institute of Immunology, Russia, 2001. Positions held: Post Doc Research Associate, Institute of Medical Enzymology, 1985-87; Senior Research Associate, Koltzov Institute of Developmental Biology, USSR Academy of Sciences, 1987-89; Head of the Lab of Immunology and Immunobiotechnology, Helmholtz Eye Research Institute in Moscow, 1989-95; Trainee, Laboratory of Immunology, NEI, Bethesda, MD, USA, NIH and Laboratory of Immunology, Wills Eye Hospital, Philadelphia, USA, as well as at some of the British Universities on the invitation of the Royal Society for Immunology, 1989; Chairman, Department for Clinical Immunology, Moscow Clinical Research Institute and the Immunologist-in-Chief of the Moscow Regional Ministry of Health, 1995-2004; Executive Secretary-in-Chief of the Editorial Board, Biomedical Science International journal, 1993-1996; Professor in Medicine and Immunology, I.M. Sechenov First Moscow Medical University and Faculty Chairman & Director of the Department of Preventive, Personalized and Translational Medicine, A.I.Evdokimov Moscow State University of Medicine & Dentistry. Honours: Secretary General, United Cultural Convention, Cambridge, UK. Memberships: New York Academy of Sciences, USA; European Association for Predictive, Preventive and Personalized Medicine, Brussels; American Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology; International Society for Eye Research; EPMA Journal, Personalized Medicine Universe, Open J.Autoimmunity and American J.Cardiovascular Res. Editorial Boards; All-Union (from 1992 - Russian) Biochemical Society; All-Union (from 1992 - Russian) Immunological Society.
WHO international global expert on ICF in Child Disability (CP) RCPCH, UK Examiner for DCH UK and MRCPCH UK Examinations Honorary Affiliate Tutor, IPPC/DCH, Sydney University, Australia Pioneer Award, East Zone IAP; Bharat Jyoti Award, IIFS DNB Centre Inspector, NBE, New Delhi Ex-head Academics, Apollo Gleneagles Children’s Centre
Sam Vaknin is Visiting Professor of Psychology, Southern Federal University, Rostov-on-Don, Russia and Professor of Finance and Psychology in CIAPS. He is the author of Malignant Self-love: Narcissism Revisited and other books about personality disorders. His work is cited in hundreds of books and dozens of academic papers. He spent the past 6 years developing a treatment modality for Narcissistic Personality Disorder (NPD). Over the years, with volunteers, he found that it was effective with clients suffering from a major depressive episode as well.
Mustafa ‘Mike’ Z Younis is an internationally recognized scholar and was a member of the Executive Committee of the International Society for Research of Healthcare Financial Management. Dr Younis has authored and published over 200 articles, abstracts and presentations in refereed journals and meetings, and has presented at national and international conferences. Dr Younis has administrative experience as Chair of the Department of Health Policy and Management at Florida International University (FL, USA) where he led the accreditation efforts for the Healthcare Management Program. Dr. Younis has a history of playing visible roles on the editorial boards of journals as Chief Editor, Guest Editor and Editorial board member of leading journals such as IJMR, JHCF, Inquiry, JHHSA, JPBAFM Dr. Younis is a frequent speaker for both academic and professional audiences. His talks often feature his latest research and work in progress as well as cross-industry trends and strategy implications. He has provided workshops and presentation for wide organizations. His research and findings applied to for-profit, non-profit settings, and government. Dr. Younis has consulted with several organizations on Healthcare Finance and Economics. Dr. Younis is often invited to speak about the challenges in the healthcare industry and other related topics in health economics, finance, and research. He has presented topics, such as healthcare reform, ownership structure, profitability, unit cost, payment system and efficiency in management, at a variety of forums and conferences in Europe, Asia, and the Middle East.