Committee

Scientific Committee Chairs

Ana V. Diez Roux
Chair 
Principal Investigator, SALURBAL Project
Director, Drexel Urban Health Collaborative

Carlos Dora
Co-Chair
President-Elect, 2021-2023
International Society for Urban Health

Olga Lucía Sarmiento Dueñas
Co-Chair
Principal Investigator, SALURBAL (Colombia)
Professor, School of Medicine
Universidad de los Andes, Bogotá

J. Jaime Miranda
Co-Chair
Principal Investigator, SALURBAL (Peru)
Director, CRONICAS Centre of Excellence in Chronic Diseases
Research Professor, Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia 

Scientific Committee

Akinyinka O. Omigbodun, College of Medicine and Pan African University Life and Earth Sciences Institute (PAULESI), University of Ibadan, Nigeria; NIHR Global Health Research Unit on Improving Health in Slums
Alejandra Vives, Associate Professor, School of Medicine, Pontificia Catholic University of Chile
Andres Trotta, National University of Lanús, Argentina
Billie Giles-Corti, Distinguished Professor and Vice-Chancellors Professorial Fellow, RMIT University, Australia
Blessing Mberu, Senior Research Scientist and Head of Urbanization and Wellbeing, African Population and Health Research Center (APHRC), Kenya
Burmaajav Badrakh, Mongolian Academy of Sciences, Mongolia
Carme Borrell, Executive Director, Barcelona Public Health Agency (ASPB), Spain
Céline Rozenblat, University of Lausanne, Switzerland
Charles Ebikeme, "Policy Officer, Department of Health Policy, London School of Economics and Political Sciences, UK; African Health Observatory
Danielle Ompad, Associate Dean for Education, New York University School of Global Public Health, USA
David Rojas Rueda, Assistant Professor of Epidemiology, Colorado State University, USA
David Vlahov, Yale School of Nursing; Co-Director, National Program Office for the RWJF Culture of Health: Evidence for Action Program, USA
Fernanda Kroker Lobos, Research Center for the Prevention of Chronic Diseases, Institute of Nutrition of Central America and Panama (INCAP), Guatemala; Principal Investigator, SALURBAL Project (Central America)
Franz Gatzweiler, Institute of Urban Environment, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
Gérard Salem, Professor of Urban Health, Université Paris-Nanterre
Gina Lovasi, Dornsife Associate Professor of Urban Health, Co-Director of the Urban Health Collaborative, Dornsife School of Public Health, Drexel University, USA
Hany Ayad, Professor of Urban Planning, Alexandria University, Egypt
Ibtihal Y. El-Bastawissi, Dean, Faculty of Architecture - Design and Built Environment, Beirut Arab University, Lebanon
Jason Corburn, Professor in the Department of City and Regional Planning and the School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, USA
Jennifer Kolker, Clinical Professor, Associate Dean for Public Health Practice and External Relations, Dornsife School of Public Health, Drexel University, USA
José Siri, Senior Science Lead for Cities, Urbanisation, and Health, Our Planet, Our Health Programme, Wellcome Trust, UK
Juan Vela Valdés, National School of Public Health, Cuba
Juliana Oliveira, Federal University of Pernambuco, Brazil
Kristy Langerman, Senior Lecturer, Geography, Environmental Management & Energy Studies, University of Johannesburg, South Africa
Lidia Morawska, Queensland University of Technology (QUT); Director, International Laboratory for Air Quality and Health; Co-Director - Australia, Australia-China Centre for Air Quality Science and Management
K. Locana Gunaratna, Fellow and Past President, National Academy of Sciences of Sri Lanka
Marcelo Korc, Unit Chief, Environmental Determinants of Health, PAHO/WHO, Washington, D.C., USA
Maria de Fátima de Pina, Laboratório de Informações em Saúde, Oswaldo Cruz Foundation (FIOCRUZ), Brazil
Mark J Nieuwenhuijsen, Research Professor in Environmental Epidemiology, Barcelona Institute for Global Health, Spain
Mauricio Barreto, Oswaldo Cruz Foundation (FIOCRUZ); Professor, Federal University of Bahia, Brazil
Moses Alobo, Program Manager for Grand Challenges Africa, African Academy of Sciences, Kenya
Paula Santana, Professor of Geography, University of Coimbra; Scientific Coordinator of CEGOT - Centre of Studies in Geography and Spatial Planning, Portugal
Peng Gong, Vice-President and Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Academic Development, University of Hong Kong
Pia Carrasco, University of Tijuana, Mexico
R.B. Singh, Secretary General, International Geographical Union (IGU); Department of Geography and Delhi School of Economics, University of Delhi, India
Rachel Cooper, Distinguished Professor of Design Management and Policy, Lancaster University, UK
Sainath Banerjee, Deputy Project Director of Urban Health Program, IPE Global, India
Sandro Galea, Dean and Robert A. Knox Professor, Boston University School of Public Health, USA
Saroj Jayasinghe, Consultant Physician; Former Chair Professor of Medicine, University of Colombo, Sri Lanka
Sotiris Vardoulakis, Professor of Global Environmental Health, The Australian National University, Australia
Suraj Bhattarai, Research Fellow and Director of Global Health Programme, Global Institute for Interdisciplinary Studies, Nepal
Susan Parnell, Global Challenges Research Professor, School of Geography, University of Bristol, UK; Emeritus Professor, African Centre for Cities (ACC), University of Cape Town
Thomas Krafft, Associate Professor, Maastricht University, The Netherlands; Honorary Professor, Chinese Academy of Sciences (IGSNRR)
Tolullah Oni, Co-Director, Global Diet and Activity Research Group, University of Cambridge; Founder, UrbanBetter
Tonatiuh Barrientos, Director, Research Center for Population Health, Instituto Nacional de Salud Pública (INSP), Mexico; Principal Investigator, SALURBAL Project (Mexico)
Waleska Teixeira Caiaffa, Director, Observatory for Urban Health in Belo Horizonte (OSUBH); Federal University of Minas Gerais (UFMG), School of Medicine, Belo Horizonte, Brazil; Principal Investigator, SALURBAL Project (Brazil)
Yongguan Zhu, Institute of Urban Environment, Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), Xiamen, China

 

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