Global Summit on COVID-19
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Past COVID-19 Seminar

Pedram Keshavarz, MD

Designation: Research Assistant University: University of Georgia Country: Georgia More Details

He is a MD graduate from Medical University and highly interested in doing research in a wide variety of medical fields. He has been active in research during medical school and have published several articles till now, along with abstracts presented in the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) and European Society of Radiology (ESR). Currently, he works as a Research Assistant at the University of Georgia in Tbilisi, Georgia.

Maryam Salimi M.D. MPH.

Designation: Graduated Medical Doctor University: Shiraz University of Medical Sciences Country: Iran More Details
Maryam Salimi M.D. MPH. Graduated Medical Doctor with a demonstrated history of working in hospitals of Iran as an emergency doctor. Skilled in Clinical Research, Data gathering and analysis, Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS), Emergency Medicine, Minimally Invasive Procedures, and Teamwork. Currently, working as a research assistant at Trauma Research Center of Shiraz University of medical sciences. 
Also a clinical reviewer of the Baishideng Publishing Group and Journal of Medical Internet Research publications.

Cynthia Lee

Designation: Researcher University: University of Nevada Country: USA More Details

Cynthia Lee is a 2nd year medical student at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas School of Medicine. She has previously worked as a neuroscience researcher and for 3 years, she investigated neuroplasticity in mice models and studied targeted gene therapy for the treatment of neurodevelopmental diseases. When she started medical school, she developed a newfound passion for dermatology and now assists with research at the Las Vegas Dermatology Clinic. With the help of her mentors, Dr. H.L. Greenberg and Dr. David Cotter, Cynthia has helped publish two research articles related to Post-COVID19 Vaccine Shingles which she is excited to share with you. In the future, she would like to practice as a Mohs Micrographic Surgeon and treat patients with skin cancer.


Designation: Researcher University: The University of Faisalabad Country: Pakistan More Details

Noor-Ul-Ain is a student of Doctor of Pharmacy and a very passionate clinician, student, and researcher. She is a very good clinical investigator of drugs. She has achieved several scholarships and distinctions in her educational carrier. During the pandemic of COVID-19, she has served in clinical settings voluntarily and she has done several pieces of research in clinical settings. Her passion is clinical investigations and drug-related work and research. She is an admiring clinician and owns her passion for being a healthcare provider. 

Oleg A Donskikh

Designation: Professor University: Novosibirsk State University of Economics and Management Country: Russia More Details
Oleg A. Donskikh is a Professor at Novosibirsk State University of Economics and Management, Russia. He has done Ph.D. in Philosophy from Monash University, Australia. His Sphere of interest is the history of philosophy, the origin of language, social philosophy & the philosophy of education. He is the Founder and editor-in-chief of the scientific journal “Ideas and ideals”. Books written by him are Evolutionary Environments. Homo Sapiens - an Endangered Species? Innsbruck: Studia Universitatsverlag, 2018. (With co-authors) (In Eng.) Witnesses of infinity. Metaphysics in poetry. Lap Lambert Academic Publishing RU, 2018. (In Rus.) The Formation of Russian National Philosophy. Lambert Academic Publishing, 2009. Will for dignity. Novosibirsk, 2007 (Sec. ed. – Moscow, 2017). (In Eng.) Ancient philosophy. Mythology in the mirror of reflection. Moscow, 1993; Sec. ed Moscow, 2010 (With co-author) (In Rus.) To the origin of language. Novosibirsk, 1988 (4th ed. Moscow 2015). (In Rus.) The origin of language as a philosophical problem. Novosibirsk, 1984 (Sec.ed. Moscow, 2020) (In Rus).

Ioanna Dimitrakaki

Designation: Professor University: International Hellenic University of Greece Country: Greece More Details
Ioanna Dimitrakaki is a Professor of management from The International Hellenic University of Greece. She graduated from Senior High School in 2005 and she studied in the Department of Commerce and Quality Control of Agricultural Products (School of Technology and Agronomy), in the Technical Educational Institute of Western Macedonia, Florina, Greece, during the years 2005-2009. She had her first master's in 2011 (2010-2011: Master of Arts in Business Management with Commendation, Kingston University, UK) and her second one in 2012 (2011-2012:  Master of Business Administration, Kingston University, UK). She had her Ph.D. from the South-West University “Neofit Rilski”, Bulgaria (2014-2017) in Economics and Industrial Business Administration. She has been teaching management courses in the International Hellenic University, Serres, Greece (Department of Business Organisation and Administration, School of Economy and Administration) since 2021. She was a member of the Editorial Board in Economics in the USA Journal Management Science and Engineering from 2018 to 2020. She speaks English (Level C2, CEFRL), Bulgarian (Level B2, CEFRL), and Russian (Level B1, CEFRL). She has been a speaker at several International Conferences regarding management, whereas she has written articles on management and marketing issues in several scientific journals. Her primary areas of scientific interest are management and marketing.

Kathyrn Lamb

Designation: Lecturer University: University of South Australia Country: Australia More Details
Kathryn (Kate) Lamb is both an academic lecturer at the University of South Australia (Uni SA) and a clinical sonographer in a private vascular lab. She has been involved in a variety of roles in clinical ultrasound in both Australia, and the Asia Pacific community for 30 years. Kate has been involved in the development of the Cardiovascular Sonography Program at UNI SA, and currently acts as a stream leader. The program incorporates both postgraduate and masters course work for both national and international students. Having completed a Bachelor of Laws, Kate has an interest in medical law and ethics. This interest is now reflected in teaching to the sonography and medical imaging programs at UNI SA, with an emphasis of consent and student obligation and responsibility during clinical practice. Kate has been a member elect Director of the Australian Sonography Accreditation Registry since 2016 and is involved on the Policy advisory Committee of the Australian Sonographer Association. Kate has been part of research collaborations including the Covid 19 Sonographer Wellness Research of which several papers have just been recently published.

Pradeep Kumar Srivastava

Designation: Director University: Absolute Human Care Foundation Country: India More Details
Dr. Pradeep kumar srivastava is a Director at Absolute Human Care Foundation, India. He has been Country’s nodal officer for elimination of Lymphatic Filariasis during 2004-2016. He has also headed the Planning and Coordination Division of NVBDCP, Delhi during 2005-2014 and has been working as Nodal officer for NRHM from NVBDCP during the same period. He has been In-Charge of Urban Malaria and National Filaria Control Programme in India along with Logistics & Administration during 1997-2004 in NVBDCP. He has served in different states as the Regional Entomologist during 1988-1997. He worked as Scientist at Department of Biochemistry, AIIMS, New Delhi (Feb 1988-Dec 1988) and Scientist at Malaria Research Centre now known as NIMR (1981-1988). He has worked as Temporary Adviser to WHO on many occasions in Member countries of SEARO and WHO Head quarter at Geneva during meetings and workshops. He has chaired and co-chaired scientific session on Filariasis in USA and France. He has been a part of Indian delegation on Conference of Parties (COPs) 2017 for DDT plan in vector control. Recently, he has worked with WHO for short term assignment during 2019 to frame state specific Malaria elimination Plan in Jharkhand. He has more than 50 scientific publications at his credit and has authored many guidelines, chapters in books. His most popular contribution is ‘Operational Manual for Integrated Vector Management in India’. He has been Recipient of Vestergaard Frandsen Award 2019 by National Academy of Vector Borne Diseases, India in 2019. He has been expert member in Scientific Advisory Committee of various Research Institutes. 

Riaz Shafaq

Designation: Researcher University: University of Antwerp Country: Belguim More Details
Shafaq Riaz is a Researcher and a Master's student of vaccinology under the Erasmus Mundus framework in France. Her degree is focused on infectiology and immunology. Her thesis is a Parasitology unit in Heidelberg Medical school, Germany that is oriented towards genetically engineering malarial parasites for vaccination. She has a bachelor's in biotechnology and has a great interest in utilizing immunology for Public health interventions. She did an internship on Public health at the Global health institute at the University of Antwerp in Belgium in INTERNATIONAL COVID CITIZEN PROJECT ICP where she worked on this study focused on her native country of Pakistan. She has volunteered throughout her life in multiple projects for community health and believe science and technology can reform Global health and towards that end plead to be considered for a position to preview this data.

Mohammad Bargahi

Designation: Researcher University: Qazvin University of Medical Sciences Country: Iran More Details

Mohammad Bargahi  graduated Doctor of medicine from the Qazvin university of medical science. He has a remarkable history of working as emergency medicine and family doctor in hospitals and private clinics in Iran. His experience includes Clinical Research, Data Collection, Analysis with SPSS/ R, Systematic Review, and minimally invasive surgical procedures. This makes him an excellent team player. Now, he is a Researcher and Research Director at the Department of Nuclear Medicine, Vali Asr Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences.

Dr. Jessie Childs

Designation: Lecturer University: University of South Australia Country: Australia More Details
Jessie is a lecturer in the Postgraduate and Masters of Medical Sonography programs and researcher at the University of South Australia. She has served as the tutor and chief sonographer at multiple private and public practices across Australia. Jessie has a keen interest in research and completed her PhD in ultrasound measurements of the liver in 2016, she continues to work in this field. Jessie is also researching in the areas of ultrasound safety, transvaginal sonography, and reducing the incidence of thrombosis as a result of PICC vein insertions and more recently on the impact of COVID-19 on Australasian sonographers. Jessie is the current chairperson for the Australian Sonographers Association fellowship panel and Associate Editor in Chief of the journal ‘Sonography’. In 2014, Jessie was awarded Australian Sonography’s highest honour, the Pru Pratten Memorial Award for her service to ultrasound, teaching and research.

Dr. Smriti Sinha

Designation: Assistant Professor University: Andhra Medical College, Visakhapatnam Country: India More Details

Dr. Smriti Sinha is presently working as Assistant Professor at Andhra Medical College, Visakhapatnam, India. She graduated from the prestigious “King George’s Medical College”, Lucknow and completed her Post-Graduation from Deccan Medical College, Hyderabad, India. Post her PG, she has worked at several medical colleges of India in various capacities in her career spanning six years. She has presented various poster and oral presentations in the national level conferences. She has seven publications to her credit in various scopus and pubmed indexed national and international journals.

Mourlin K

Designation: Researcher and Philanthropist. University: Xavier Business School (XBS), St. Xavier’s University Country: India More Details
Dr. Mourlin.K, is a resourceful academician, a strategic administrator, dedicated researcher and philanthropist. In pursuit of his academic excellence, he has a number of academic qualifications namely: MBA degree in Rural Management from Xavier Institute of Management (XIDAS), Jabalpur, Bachelor’s degree in Rural Development Science, with securing the First Rank, Bachelor’s degree in Theology (BTH), and Bachelor of Philosophy (BPH). He has received his Doctoral degree in Business Management (Human Resource) in the area of Strategic Human Resource Development from University of Burdwan, West Bengal. His thesis, “An Empirical Study on Strategic Human Resource Development in Select Non-governmental Organizations” is an empirical study of the applicability of theoretical propositions of Human Resource Management on the NGOs of India. He has a number of research publications in Journals, Books and presented a number of research papers in the national and international conferences. His teaching interests are Business Ethics, Competency Management, Talent Management, Project feasibility and CSR Projects.

Putri Rakhmadhani Nur Rimbawati

Designation: Researcher University: ASEAN Studies Center, Universitas Gadjah Mada Country: Indonesia More Details
Putri Rakhmadhani Nur Rimbawati is former Executive Secretary and Researcher of ASEAN Studies Center of Faculty of Social and Political Sciences, Universitas Gadjah Mada, Indonesia. She is also a Television Presenter member of PT. Jawa Pos Multimedia (JPM), which has a network of 33 Jawa Pos Group Television stations in Indonesia. Her main research interests include Intercultural Communication, Health Communication, Media Effects, Children and Woman. She passionate and experienced news anchor and television presenter with more than nine-years working in the Television of Indonesia, and published papers in various academic journals or conference papers, and book chapter such as “Indonesia’s Response to COVID-19: Between Economics, Public Health, and Social Media”. Strong media and communication professional with a PhD Student focused in New Media Studies, Journalism and Communication of Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China.

Annie Tubadji

Designation: Assistant Professor University: Swansea University Country: UK More Details
Annie Tubadji is an Assistant Professor in Economics at Swansea University, UK. She is a cultural economist studying cultural bias in economic choice. Annie’s research paradigm is termed Culture Based Development (CBD). The CBD Hypothesis was awarded by the Association for Institutional Thought (AFIT), Western Social Science Association meeting, Reno 2010. Relatedly, Annie was the 2015-2016 Shackle Scholar at Cambridge University, the UK. In 2021, the Learned Society of Wales awarded the CBD paradigm with the Dillwyn Medal. The CBD approach has shed further light on the role of culture in: economic growth, labour economics, migration, innovation and entrepreneurship. Annie’s current research interests include economics of happiness, altruism and socio-economic inequalities.​ Annie has previously worked at: University of Bologna, Italy; University of the Aegean, Greece; Institute for Employment Research (IAB), Germany, UNDP, UNICEF, Gallup International. Currently, she is a member of the UNESCO-OECD PASCAL Network of Learning Cities.

Dr. Swati Mittal

Designation: Assistant Professor University: All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) Deoghar Country: India More Details

Dr. Swati Mittal is presently working as Assistant Professor in Department of Physiology at All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Deoghar, Jharkhand, India. She completed her Post-Graduation from School of Medical Sciences and Research, Greater Noida, India. She has participated in various poster and oral presentations in national and international conferences and received second prize for oral presentation in an international conference organized by AIIMS New Delhi during her Post-Graduation. She has teaching and research experience of five years in the field of medical physiology. She has published research articles in various scopus and pubmed indexed national and international journals. 

Shuang Liang

Designation: Associate Professor University: Mudanjiang Medical University Country: China More Details
Shuang Liang, M.M., is an associate professor, master tutor at Mudanjiang Medical University, a radiologist at Hongqi Hospital affiliated to Mudanjiang Medical University, and a visiting scholar at College of Bioengineering, Chongqing University;peer reviewer of Chinese Journal of Graduate Medical Education, Chinese Imaging Journal of Integrated Traditional and Western Medicine, China Modern Doctor, Journal of Mudanjiang Medical University. Standing Committee Member of the Imaging Branch of Heilongjiang Society of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Member of CT MRI Professional Committee of Mudanjiang Medical Association. Awarded as the "2019 Excellent Training Teacher" of Standardized Training for residents in China, in August 2019,”Excellent Teaching Secretary” of Standardized Training for residents in Heilongjiang Province.ORCID: 0001-5688-072X

Dr. Ahmad Kalateh Sadati

Designation: Head of Social Welfare Research Center University: Yazd University Country: Iran More Details

Dr. Ahmad Kalateh Sadati is a Head of Social Welfare research center affiliated to Yazd University.  He has BS degrees in Nusring, master and PhD of Sociology. His Dissertation topic in Sociology titled "Critical Narrative Analysis of Doctor-Patient Interaction in Shahid Faghihi Hospital". Dr. Sadati’s research interests include sociology of health, qualitative methodology, health policy, Non communicable diseases, and medical humanities. He has extensive qualitative fieldwork, teaching, and sociology of health experiences. He has also served as a reviewer for several local and national medical and public health-related journals. He is an Associate Editor of Shiraz e Medical Journal from 2014.