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Editorial Board Member - JOO

ALI H. MOKDAD

Professor of Global Health
Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME)
University of Washington
United States
BIOGRAPHY:

Dr. Ali H. Mokdad is presently working as an Director of Middle Eastern Initiatives and Professor of Global Health at the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME) at the University of Washington, United States. In this role, he is building IHME's presence in the region through new research projects, dissemination and uptake of IHME's methods and results, and consultation with regional leaders in population health. Prior to joining IHME, He worked at the CDC, starting his career there in 1990. He served in numerous positions with the International Health Program; the Division of Nutrition and Physical Activity; the National Immunization Program; and the National Center for Chronic Diseases Prevention and Promotion, where he was Chief of the Behavioral Surveillance Branch. He also managed and directed the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS), the world’s largest standardized telephone survey, which enables the CDC, state health departments, and other health and education agencies to monitor risk behaviors related to the leading causes of morbidity and mortality in the United States. He has published more than 300 articles and numerous reports. He has received several awards, including the Global Health Achievement Award for his work in Banda Aceh after the tsunami, the Department of Health and Human Services Honor Award for his work on flu monitoring, and the Shepard Award for outstanding scientific contribution to public health for his work on BRFSS. He received his BS in Biostatistics from the American University of Beirut and his PhD in quantitative epidemiology from Emory University.



RESEARCH INTERESTS:

His research interests are Chronic Diseases, Obesity, Surveillance, Survey methodology, Emergency and Refugee health





Other Editorial Board Members - JOO

ZAYDE ALCICEK

Associate Professor
Faculty of Marine Sciences and Technology
Canakkale Onsekiz Mart University
Turkey

Peter L. Bordi

Associate Professor
School of Hospitality Management
Pennsylvania State University
United States

KONSTANTINOS KANTARTZIS

Department of Internal Medicine
Division of Endocrinology, Diabetology
Nephrology, Vascular Disease and Clinical Chemistry
University of Tübingen
Germany

MASAYOSHI YAMAGUCHI

Professor
Department of Hematology and Medical Oncology
Emory School of Medicine
Emory University
United States

Charles C. Muscoplat

Professor
Department of Food Science and Nutrition
University of Minnesota
United States

XU-FENG HUANG

Professor
School of Health Sciences
University of Wollongong
Australia

YU HUANG

Professor
School of Biomedical Sciences
Chinese University of Hong Kong
China

DONALD K. INGRAM

Adjunct Professor
Pennington Biomedical Research Center
Louisiana State University
United States

OMAR A. OBEID

Professor of Human Nutrition
Department of Nutrition and Food Science
American University of Beirut
Lebanon

Baojun Xu

Associate Professor
Division of Science and Technology
Beijing Normal University-Hong Kong Baptist University
United International College
China
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