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Medical and Public Health Scientists and Medical Practitioners

Medical and Public Health Scientists and Medical Practitioners

Dr. Alexander Walker, principal at World Health Information Science Consultants, former Chair of Epidemiology, Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health, USA

Dr. Andrius Kavaliunas, epidemiologist and assistant professor at Karolinska Institute, Sweden

Dr. Angus Dalgleish, oncologist, infectious disease expert and professor, St. George’s Hospital Medical School, University of London, England

Dr. Anthony J Brookes, professor of genetics, University of Leicester, England

Dr. Annie Janvier, professor of pediatrics and clinical ethics, Université de Montréal and Sainte-Justine University Medical Centre, Canada

Dr. Ariel Munitz, professor of clinical microbiology and immunology, Tel Aviv University, Israel

Dr. Boris Kotchoubey, Institute for Medical Psychology, University of Tübingen, Germany

Dr. Cody Meissner, professor of pediatrics, expert on vaccine development, efficacy, and safety. Tufts University School of Medicine, USA

Dr. David Katz, physician and president, True Health Initiative, and founder of the Yale University Prevention Research Center, USA

Dr. David Livermore, microbiologist, infectious disease epidemiologist and professor, University of East Anglia, England

Dr. Eitan Friedman, professor of medicine, Tel-Aviv University, Israel

Dr. Ellen Townsend, professor of psychology, head of the Self-Harm Research Group, University of Nottingham, England

Dr. Eyal Shahar, physician, epidemiologist and professor (emeritus) of public health, University of Arizona, USA

Dr. Florian Limbourg, physician and hypertension researcher, professor at Hannover Medical School, Germany

Dr. Gabriela Gomes, mathematician studying infectious disease epidemiology, professor, University of Strathclyde, Scotland

Dr. Geraldine Zimmer-Bensch, professor of epigenetics, RTWH Aachen University, Germany

Dr. Gerhard Krönke, physician and professor of translational immunology, University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, Germany

Dr. Gesine Weckmann, professor of health education and prevention, Europäische Fachhochschule, Rostock, Germany

Dr. Günter Kampf, associate professor, Institute for Hygiene and Environmental Medicine, Greifswald University, Germany

Dr. Helen Colhoun, ,professor of medical informatics and epidemiology, and public health physician, University of Edinburgh, Scotland

Dr. Jonas Ludvigsson, pediatrician, epidemiologist and professor at Karolinska Institute and senior physician at Örebro University Hospital, Sweden

Dr. Karol Sikora, physician, oncologist, and professor of medicine at the University of Buckingham, England

Dr. Laura Lazzeroni, professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences and of biomedical data science, Stanford University Medical School, USA

Dr. Lisa White, professor of modelling and epidemiology, Oxford University, England

Dr. Mario Recker, malaria researcher and associate professor, University of Exeter, England

Dr. Matthew Ratcliffe, professor of philosophy, specializing in philosophy of mental health, University of York, England

Dr. Matthew Strauss, critical care physician and assistant professor of medicine, Queen’s University, Canada

Dr. Michael Jackson, research fellow, School of Biological Sciences, University of Canterbury, New Zealand

Dr. Michael Levitt, biophysicist and professor of structural biology, Stanford University, USA.
Recipient of the 2013 Nobel Prize in Chemistry.

Dr. Mike Hulme, professor of human geography, University of Cambridge, England

Dr. Motti Gerlic, professor of clinical microbiology and immunology, Tel Aviv University, Israel

Dr. Partha P. Majumder, professor and founder of the National Institute of Biomedical Genomics, Kalyani, India

Dr. Paul McKeigue, physician, disease modeler and professor of epidemiology and public health, University of Edinburgh, Scotland

Dr. Rajiv Bhatia, physician, epidemiologist and public policy expert at the Veterans Administration, USA

Dr. Rodney Sturdivant, infectious disease scientist and associate professor of biostatistics, Baylor University, USA

Dr. Simon Thornley, epidemiologist and biostatistician, University of Auckland, New Zealand

Dr. Simon Wood, biostatistician and professor, University of Edinburgh, Scotland

Dr. Stephen Bremner,professor of medical statistics, University of Sussex, England

Dr. Sylvia Fogel, autism expert and psychiatrist at Massachusetts General Hospital and instructor at Harvard Medical School, USA

Dr. Udi Qimron, professor of clinical microbiology and immunology, Tel Aviv University, Israel

Dr. Ulrike Kämmerer, professor and expert in virology, immunology and cell biology, University of Würzburg, Germany

Dr. Uri Gavish, biomedical consultant, Israel

Dr. Yaz Gulnur Muradoglu, professor of finance, director of the Behavioural Finance Working Group, Queen Mary University of London, England


Prof. Kristina Alexanderson, Stockholm, Sweden

Dr. Rochelle Ann Burgess,  Lecturer in Global Health, Institute for Global Health, University College London, UK

Prof. Laura Bear, Professor and Head of Department, Department of Anthropology, London School of Economics, UK

Prof. Reinhard Busse, co-director, European Observatory on Health Systems and Policies; Professor and Head of the Department of Health Care Management, Technische Universität Berlin, Germany

Prof. David Fisman, Professor, Division of Epidemiology, University of Toronto, Canada

Prof. Lynn R Goldman, Professor of Environmental and Occupational Health, Michael and Lori Milken Dean of the Milken Institute School of Public Health, George Washington University, US

Mr. Adam Hamdy, Ligandal Genetic Medicine, San Francisco, US

Prof. David Hunter, Richard Doll Professor of Epidemiology and Medicine; Director, Translational Epidemiology Unit, Nuffield Department of Population Health, University of Oxford, UK

Prof. Paul Kellam,  Professor of Virus Genomics, Imperial College London and VP of Infectious Diseases and Vaccines, Kymab Ltd, UK

Prof. Ilona Kickbusch, Founding director and Chair, Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, Switzerland

Dr. Krutika Kuppalli, Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, US

Prof. Jose M Martin-Moreno, Professor, Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, University of Valencia, Spain

Prof. Alan McNally, Professor in Microbial Evolutionary Genomics, Director of Institute of Microbiology and Infection, College of Medical and Dental Sciences, University of Birmingham, UK

Prof. Julian Mamo, President, Chronic Diseases Section, European Public Health Association, Associate Professor, Department of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine & Surgery Medical School, Mater Dei Hospital, Msida, Malta

Prof. Jacob Moran-Gilad, Professor of Clinical Microbiology, School of Public Health, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben-Gurion University, Israel

Dr. Ali Nouri, President of the Federation of American Scientists, US

Dr Alexandra Phelan, Assistant Professor, Center for Global Health Science & Security, Georgetown University, US

Dr. Saskia Popescu, Term Assistant Professor, Biodefense Graduate Program, George Mason University, US

Prof. Stephen Reicher, Bishop Wardlaw Professor, School of Psychology and Neuroscience, University of St. Andrews, UK

Dr. Johanna Riha, Research Fellow, United Nations University-International Institute for Global Health (UNU-IIGH), Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Prof. Carlo Signorelli, Professor of Hygiene and Public Health at the University of Parma University of Vita-Salute San Raffaele of Milan, Italy

Prof. Devi Sridhar, Professor and Chair of Global Public Health, University of Edinburgh, UK

Prof. Walter Ricciardi, Professor of Hygiene and Public Health, Director of the Department of Public Health and Deputy Head of the Faculty of Medicine, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Rome, Italy

Prof. Joshua Silver, Professor of Physics, University of Oxford, UK

Prof. Charles Swanton, Group Leader CEGI Laboratory, Francis Crick Institute, UK; Cancer Research UK Lung Cancer Centre of Excellence, UCL Cancer Institute, London, UK

Prof. Rochelle P. Walensky, Chief of the Division of Infectious Diseases, Massachusetts General Hospital, Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, USA

Dr. Hisham Ziauddeen, Clinical Senior Research Associate, Dept. of Psychiatry & Wellcome Trust-MRC, Institute of Metabolic Science, University of Cambridge, UK; Honorary Consultant Psychiatrist CAMEO, Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Foundation Trust, UK            Dr. Nisreen Alwan, Associate Professor in Public Health, University of Southampton; Honorary Consultant in Public Health, University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust, UK

Dr. Rupert Beale, Group Leader, Cell Biology of Infection, Francis Crick Institute, UK

Prof. Debby Bogaert, Scottish Senior Clinical Fellow, Professor of Paediatric Infectious Diseases, Center for Inflammation Research,  University of Edinburgh, and Honorary Consultant in Paediatric Infectious Diseases, Royal Hospital for Sick Children, Edinburgh, UK

Dr. Yves Charpak, Fondation Charpak, l’esprit des sciences, France

Prof. Anthony Costello, Independent SAGE, UK

Prof. Jennifer Dowd, Associate Professor of Demography and Population Health, Deputy Director, Leverhulme Centre for Demographic Science, University of Oxford, UK

Prof. Jacques Fellay, Associate Professor, Groupe Fellay, EPFL; Head of Precision Medicine at the University Hospital (CHUV) in Lausanne, Switzerland

Dr. Valentina Gallo, Neuroepidemiologist, University of Groningen, The Netherlands

Dr. Deepti Gurdasani, UKRI Health-Data Research UK Fellow, and Senior Lecturer in Machine Learning, Queen Mary University of London, UK

Dr. Emma Hodcroft, Molecular Epidemiology Postdoctoral Fellow, Biozentrum, University of Basel, Switzerland

Prof. David Ingleby, Centre for Social Science and Global Health, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Prof. Kamlesh Khunti, Professor of Primary Care Diabetes & Vascular Medicine, University of Leicester and Independent SAGE, UK

Prof. Florian Krammer, Professor of Microbiology, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, US

Prof. Marc Lipsitch, Professor of Epidemiology, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Director, Center for Communicable Disease Dynamics, USA

Dr. Paul McLaren, Adjunct Professor, Department of Medical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, University of Manitoba, Canada

Dr. Maimuna S. Majumder, Computational Health Informatics Program (CHIP), Boston Children’s Hospital, Research Associate, Harvard Medical School, US

Prof. Melinda Mills, Nuffield Professor of Sociology at Nuffield College and Head of the Department of Sociology, Director, Leverhulme Centre for Demographic Science, University of Oxford, UK

Prof. Stuart Neil, Professor of Virology, Head of Infectious Diseases Department, King’s College London, UK

Prof. Christina Pagel, Professor of Operational Research, Clinical Operational Research Unit, University College London and Independent SAGE, UK

Dr. Dominic Pimenta, Hospital doctor, Chairman, Healthcare Workers Foundation (HEROES), UK

Dr. Angela L. Rasmussen, Associate Research Scientist, Center for Infection and Immunity, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, US

Prof. Harry Rutter, Professor of Global Public Health, University of Bath, UK

Prof. Gabriel Scally, Visiting Professor of Public Health, University of Bristol, Member of Independent SAGE, UK

Prof. Anthony Staines, Professor of Health Systems, Dublin City University, Ireland

Prof. Robert West, Emeritus Professor of Health Psychology, University College London, UK

Dr. Kit Yates, Co-Director of the Centre for Mathematical Biology, University of Bath, and IndieSAGE, UK

Dr. Christian L. Althaus, Head of Interfaculty Platform for Data and Computational Science (INPUT) Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine (ISPM), University of Bern, Switzerland

Dr. Simon Ashworth, Clinical Director of Critical Care, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, UK

Dr. Nahid Bhadelia, Medical Director, Special Pathogens Unit, Boston Medical Center; Associate Professor, Section of Infectious Diseases, National Emerging Infectious Diseases Laboratories, Boston University School of Medicine, US

Dr. Colin J. Carlson, Assistant Research Professor, Centre for Global Health Science and Security, Georgetown University, US

Prof. Tim Colbourn, Associate Professor, Institute for Global Health, University College London, UK

Prof. John Drury, Director of Research and Knowledge Exchange in the School of Psychology, University of Sussex, SPI-B advisory sub-group of SAGE, Independent SAGE, UK

Prof. Isabella Eckerle, Head of the Centre for Emerging Viral Diseases, University Hospitals of Geneva and University of Geneva, Switzerland

Prof. Karl Friston, Wellcome Principal Research Fellow and Scientific Director, Wellcome Trust Centre for Neuroimaging; Professor, Institute of Neurology, University College London, UK

Prof. Trisha Greenhalgh, Professor of Primary Care Health Sciences, Nuffield Department of Primary Care Health Sciences, University of Oxford, Co-Director, Interdisciplinary Research In Health Sciences (IRIHS) Unit, UK

Prof. William Hanage, Associate Professor of Epidemiology, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Center for Communicable Disease Dynamics, US

Dr. Zoë Hyde, Researcher, Western Australian Centre for Health and Ageing, The University of Western Australia, Australia

Dr. Michelle Kelly-Irving, Inserm research scientist, Epidemiology and Public Health Unit, Inserm & Université Toulouse III, France

Prof. Sir David King, Former UK Chief Scientific Adviser, Independent SAGE, UK

Prof. Alastair H Leyland , Professor, Institute of Health and Wellbeing, Associate Director, MRC/CSO Social & Public Health Sciences Unit, University of Glasgow, UK

Prof. Martin McKee, Professor of European Public Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Research Director, European Observatory on Health Systems and Policies, and Independent SAGE, UK

Dr. Michael Mina, Assistant Professor, Center for Communicable Disease Dynamics, Department of Epidemiology, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, USA

Prof. Susan Michie, Professor of Health Psychology, University College London and Independent SAGE, UK

Prof. Elias Mossialos, Brian Abel-Smith Professor of Health Policy, Deputy Head of Department, London School of Economics, UK

Prof. Anna Odone, ​University of Pavia, Italy 

Prof. Deenan Pillay, Professor of Virology, Division of Infection and Immunity, University College London and IndieSAGE, UK

Dr. Viola Priesemann, MPRG Group Leader & Fellow of the Schiemann Kolleg, Max Planck Institute for Dynamics and Self-Organization & Bernstein Center for Computational Neuroscience, Göttingen, Germany

Prof. Ken Rice, Professor of Computational Astrophysics, Institute for Astronomy, University of Edinburgh, UK

Prof. Tara Smith, Professor of Epidemiology, Kent State University College of Public Health, US

Prof. Kevin Watkins, CEO, Save the Children, UK

Dr. Clare Wenham, Assistant Professor of Global Health Policy, London School of Economics and Political Science, UK

Prof. Gavin Yamey, Professor of Global Health and Public Policy, Duke University, USA