Journal of Pediatrics & Child Care

Editorial Board

Dr. Resmiye Oral
Dr. Resmiye Oral

is the Director of Child Protection Program, Professor of Pediatrics at University of Iowa, USA. Her research interests focuses on international systems building to prevent drug endangered children, shaken baby syndrome, adverse childhood experiences and early intervention with child abuse to prevent severe and usually irreversible consequences of abuse including fatality.

Dr. Nianbai Fang
Dr. Nianbai Fang

is the Director of Analytical Core, Arkansas Children’s Nutrition Center and Professor in the Department of Pediatrics at University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, USA. His research interests are identification of bioactive compounds from natural sources & biomarker in the biological matrix.

Dr. Ashraf Aly
Dr. Ashraf Aly

is the Director of the Division of Pediatric Cardiology, Professor of Pediatrics at University of Texas Medical Branch-Galveston, USA. He is board certified by the American Board of Pediatrics in both Pediatrics and Pediatric Cardiology. He specializes in Pediatric Cardiology and sees patients with possible congenital heart diseases from the fetal life throughout adulthood.

Dr. Harsimran Singh
Dr. Harsimran Singh

is the Director at Cornell Center for Adult Congenital Heart Disease, New York Presbyterian Hospital and an Assistant Professor of Medicine & Pediatrics at Weill Cornell Medical College in New York City, USA. His research interests focuses on structural interventions and congenital heart disease in the pediatric-to-adult population.

Dr. Takijah Heard
Dr. Takijah Heard

is the Director of Pediatric Neurophysiology and Assistant Professor of Pediatric Neurology and Epilepsy at University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, USA. She has unique specialization in pediatric epilepsy surgery and refractory epilepsy treatment.

Dr. Haviva Veler
Dr. Haviva Veler

is the Director at Weill Cornell Pediatric Sleep Center and Associate Clinical Professor of Pediatrics at Weill Cornell Medical College, USA. Her research focuses on evaluation of children with obstructive sleep apnea, in a noninvasive way through the use of impulse oscillometry system.

Dr. Jennifer Cross
Dr. Jennifer Cross

is the Director of the Early Intervention Program at New York-Presbyterian Phyllis & David Komansky Center for Children’s Health and an Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics at Weill Cornell Medical College, USA. Her clinical and research interests include improving outcome of children referred for Early intervention evaluations and improving early diagnosis of motor delays in infants.

Dr. Juan C. Salazar
Dr. Juan C. Salazar

is a Professor and Chair in the Department of Pediatrics at University of Connecticut School of Medicine, USA. His basic translational research interest includes the analysis of the immunologic interactions between syphilis and HIV and the pathogenesis of spirochetal diseases including Lyme disease.

Dr. Stephen C. Aronoff
Dr. Stephen C. Aronoff

is a Professor and Chairman in the Department of Pediatrics at the Temple University School of Medicine, USA. His research and clinical interests focuses on the pediatric infectious diseases, vaccine trials and meta-analyses of common pediatric problems.

Dr. Milan Bayer
Dr. Milan Bayer

is a Professor of Pediatrics, Chairperson Department of Pediatrics at Charles University Hospital in Prague, Faculty of Medicine in Hradec Kralove, Czech Republic. His research interest focuses on general paediatrics and paediatric osteology i.e metabolic skeletal diseases in childhood.

Dr. Godfrey Chi-Fung Chan
Dr. Godfrey Chi-Fung Chan

is a Professor and Head, Chief of Service of the Department of Paediatrics and Adolescent Medicine at the Queen Mary Hospital and HKU-Shenzhen Hospital at the University of Hong Kong, China. He is the holder of three international research patents on stem cell delivery devices (collagen microsphere with MSCs).

Dr. Aye Aye Myint
Dr. Aye Aye Myint

is a Clinical Professor/Head of Pediatric Department, University of Medicine Mandalay, Myanmar. Her special research interest is Neonatology and infectious diseases in children. She mainly involve in editing the protocol and dissertation of post graduate students of medical universities.

Dr. Chan Wai-Yee
Dr. Chan Wai-Yee

is a Professor of Bio Medical Sciences and Director of School of Bio medical Sciences and the faculty of Medicine at the Chinese University of Hong Kong, China. His expertise is in developmental genomics and epigenomics, and molecular genetics of reproductive and endocrine disorders.

Dr. Mohamed Naguib Zaki massoud
Dr. Mohamed Naguib Zaki massoud

is a Professor and Head of Pediatric Department at Faculty of Medicine at Alexandria University, Egypt. His research experiences in infant and young child feeding, diagnosis of carditis in rheumatic fever, dehydration in acute infantile diarrhea and Systemic corticosteroid therapy of childhood haemangioma.

Dr. Sunil Jain
Dr. Sunil Jain

is a Professor in the Division of Neonatology, Department of Pediatrics at University of Texas Medical Branch, USA. His area of research interest focuses on role of amniotic fluid borne growth factors in NEC (Necrotizing enterocolitis) and neonatal jaundice.

Dr. Bryan Burnette
Dr. Bryan Burnette

is an Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, USA. His research interests focuses on the development of novel therapeutics in inherited neuromuscular disorders such as duchenne Muscular dystrophy & spinal muscular atrophy, also interested in sleep disordered breathing&cognitive function in DMD.

Dr. Roberto Maniglio
Dr. Roberto Maniglio

is an Associate Professor of Clinical Psychology at University of Salento, Italy. His research interests include the etiology and prevalence of psychiatric disorders, family dysfunction, parenting, intimate partner violence, child abuse, sexual crimes, victimization, and aggression. He is a psychotherapist, a criminologist and forensic psychopathologist, and a court-appointed expert.

Dr. Mushfiquddin Khan
Dr. Mushfiquddin Khan

is a Research Associate Professor, Pediatrics, Medical University of South Carolina, USA. His research interest is to investigate pathology & pharmacology of neurodegenerative & demyelinating diseases cerebral hypoxia ischemia in children, adults & childhood X-linked cerebral adrenoleukodystroph, novel signaling mechanisms-based therapy for neuroprotection.

Dr. Hillel Naon
Dr. Hillel Naon

is the Interim Division Head in the Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology, Nutrition and Liver Transplant at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles and an Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics, Keck School of Medicine at University of Southern California, USA. He is board-certified in Pediatrics & Pediatrics Gastroenterology.

Dr. Jillian Childres
Dr. Jillian Childres

is an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Neurobehavioral Health, University of South Florida, USA. Her research interests focuses on diagnosing challenging behavior, neurodevelopmental outcomes with hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy treated with therapeutic hypothermia and high-risk new borns and treatment of autism spectrum disorders.

Dr. Rizwana Popatia
Dr. Rizwana Popatia

is an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Pulmonology, Weill Cornell Medical College & Pediatric Pulmonary Physician, New York Presbyterian Hospital, USA. Her current research interests include asthma, interstitial lung disease and primary ciliary dyskinesia.

Dr. Ravi S. Samraj
Dr. Ravi S. Samraj

is an Assistant Professor in the Division of Pediatric Critical Care, Shands Children’s Hospital, University of Florida Health, USA. He is an active member of the American Academy of Pediatrics & Society of Critical Care Medicine. His clinical research interests include acute lung injury, sepsis, simulation in medicine & extra corporeal life support.

Dr. Debopam Samanta
Dr. Debopam Samanta

is an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at UAMS & Arkansas Children’s Hospital and attending child neurologist and pediatric epileptologist/clinical neurophysiologist, USA. He is currently board certified in Pediatrics. His clinical interests are medically intractable epilepsy and tuberous sclerosis.

Dr. Amit Agarwal
Dr. Amit Agarwal

is an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at UAMS & Arkansas Children’s Hospital, USA. He is currently board certified in Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonology. His clinical interests are bronchopulmonary dysplasia, aero digestive problems, pulmonary hypertension, interstitial lung disease, cystic fibrosis & asthma.

Dr. Shasha Bai
Dr. Shasha Bai

is an Assistant Professor of Bio statistics and Department of Pediatrics at University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, USA. Her primary research interest lies in design, analysis and report of agreement measures, modeling of correlated data, and bio statistics application in pediatrics research.

Dr. Mina Hazem Halim Hanna
Dr. Mina Hazem Halim Hanna

is an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics in the Division of Neonatology at the University of Kentucky College of Medicine, USA. His research focuses on renal development in preterm infants, biomarkers of acute kidney injury in newborns, and the role of metabolomics in the neonatal intensive care unit.

Dr. Xiaoming Gong
Dr. Xiaoming Gong

is an Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Division of Neonatology, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center at El Paso, USA. His current research interests focuses on the interactions of nutrients, epigenetics and immunity in neonatal development, the role of specific dietary carotenoids in cancer development & prevention in children and adults.

Dr. Jevetta Stanford
Dr. Jevetta Stanford

is a Research Assistant Professor in the Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases and Immunology, University of Florida College of Medicine, USA. She facilitates the coordination of research studies conducted by UF investigators outside of Jacksonville and assists in building successful academic-community partnerships in efforts to conduct community based research.

Dr. Prasad Bhandary
Dr. Prasad Bhandary

is an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics in the Division of Neonatology at the University of Kentucky, USA. His fellowship training was from the University of Iowa and residency from SUNY at Brooklyn. His research interests include anemia of prematurity, red cell kinetics, developmental hemoglobin switch and cord blood derived progenitor cells.

Dr. Krishna Dummula
Dr. Krishna Dummula

is an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics in the Division of Neonatology at the University of Kansas School of Medicine, USA. His primary research interests pertain to neonatal brain injuries including intraventricular hemorrhage, stroke, HIE and their long term sequelae.

Dr. Sivanandam
Dr. Sivanandam

is an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics in the Division of Pediatric Cardiology, the Director, Fetal Cardiology at University of Minnesota, USA. Her clinical interest is imaging which includes transthoracic echocardiography, transesophageal echocardiography with emphasis on fetal echocardiography.

Dr. Lisa B. Moreno
Dr. Lisa B. Moreno

is an Assistant Professor, Division of Pediatric Allergy and Immunology, Columbia University Medical Center, USA. Her research focuses on allergy/immunology and pediatrics. Her recent publication is Case Report of a patient with CVID and Ataxia Telangiectasia.

Dr. Freddie Richard Guyer II
Dr. Freddie Richard Guyer II

is an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at University of Florida, USA. His research focuses on developing a clinical protocol to investigate the impact of fasting ketoacidosis & the clinical morbidity which adds to children suffering from viral gastroenteritis illnesses.

Dr. Dayanand Bagdure
Dr. Dayanand Bagdure

is an Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics at School of Medicine University of Maryland, USA. His research interest includes viral infections and critical illnesses in children. He is actively involved with the American Academy of Pediatrics and Society of Critical Care Medicine.


Dr. Xiaozhong Wen
Dr. Xiaozhong Wen

is an Assistant Professor in Division of Behavioral Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, State University of New York at Buffalo, USA. His current research focuses on epidemiologic analyses and interventions related to obesity and particularly interested in the developmental origins of obesity and cardio-metabolic diseases, including maternal diet and lifestyle during pregnancy, placenta.

Dr. Ziad Albahri
Dr. Ziad Albahri

is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Pediatrics at Charles University, Prague Faculty of Medicine, Czech Republic. His research interests include health care of different categories of patients from 0 to 18 years focusing on inherited metabolic disease, genetic disease and congenital heart disease.

Dr. Thyyar M. Ravindranath
Dr. Thyyar M. Ravindranath

is an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at Columbia University Medical Center, USA. His research focuses on epidemiology, clinical course, and pathophysiology of viral respiratory tract infections in the pediatric intensive care unit as well as immune response to viral respiratory tract infection in critically ill infants and children.

Dr. Amanda J. Kasem
Dr. Amanda J. Kasem

is an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine at New York Presbyterian Weill Cornell Medical College-Cornell University, USA. Her main research interests involve various aspects of emergency department care, including quality, safety and patient flow.

Dr. Junichi Iwata
Dr. Junichi Iwata

is an Assistant Professor, Department of Diagnostic & Biomedical Sciences, University of Texas Health Science Center, USA. His research focuses on understanding molecular mechanisms that cause craniofacial birth defects & regulatory mechanisms of exocytosis mediated by autophagic machinery, microRNAs, cellular cholesterol metabolism and WNT signaling.

Dr. Mohammad mahdavi
Dr. Mohammad mahdavi

is an Assistant Professor, Pediatric Cardiologist at Rajaie Cardiovascular Medical & Research Center, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Iran. His research interests include intensive care in congenital heart surgery, heart failure, pulmonary hypertension, heart transplant and ECMO.

Dr. Vahid Serpooshan
Dr. Vahid Serpooshan

is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in the Department of Pediatrics, Division of Cardiology, at Stanford School of Medicine, USA. His research focuses on developing new mechanisms to treat cardiovascular defects.

Dr. Konto-Ghiorghi
Dr. Konto-Ghiorghi

is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in the Department of Dermatology at Stanford University, USA. His study focuses on the role of integrins in squamous cell carcinoma. Later he joined the department of Pediatrics to work on Blackfan–Diamond anemia, a congenital erythroid aplasia that presents in infancy.

Dr. Tony Martin Walls
Dr. Tony Martin Walls

is a Clinical Senior Lecturer at the University of Otago, having trained in Paediatrics at both Christchurch and Dunedin Hospitals, New zealand. He trained as a paediatric infectious disease specialist at the Royal London Hospital and Great Ormond Street Hospital for sick children.

Dr. Prasoon Verma
Dr. Prasoon Verma

is a Research Physician, Neonatal and Perinatal Medicine Postdoctoral Fellow at Women and Infants Hospital, Providence, Rhode Island Area, USA. He is working on devising novel therapeutic agent against candidal infections.