35th World Summit on COVID-19 (Part VI)
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Shilpa Karkera

Designation: Assistant Professor University: Trinity School of Medicine Country: USA More Details

Dr. Shilpa Karkera is an Assistant professor of Neuroscience and Anatomy and the Course director of Neuroscience and Pre Med Anatomy at Trinity school of medicine, St Vincent and Grenadines. She was awarded as PhD Medical Anatomy at Bangalore Medical College, Bangalore(India) on 2018 and served as Assistant Professor, Department of Anatomy from 2012 - 2019. She has mentored many graduate and post graduate students during her career. Her research interests include Anencephaly and its associated anomalies with maternal testing, a review of Down syndrome, and the variation and importance of lip prints in different age groups. It has made over 30 scholarly contributions, nearly 20 peer-reviewed research papers. Current research in her account is on “A Study on Neuronal Tube Defects (NTD) in St Vincent and Grenadines:Incidence and Risk Factors’.

Nicola Sarandria

Designation: Researcher University: Medical Media Services Country: Italy More Details
Dr Nicola Sarandria graduated from Medical School with 110 cum Laude (with honors) while getting an Excellence in Research Track (ERT) diploma, awarded at Humanitas University in Milan. He is a member of the International High IQ Society with a score in the 99.5th percentile and of the Order of Surgeons and Physicians of Vicenza (Italy). He received a PhD in Management with a focus on healthcare and a post-graduate diploma in immune-oncology and cancer genetics from Harvard Medical School. He is a writer for healthcare-related articles in important journals such as “Stars and Stripes” and “Coespu (Governmental G8-related)”. From his maternal side he descends from the noble family of Cardone (marquise in Italy). He travelled a great deal since young age. His travels brought him to different countries. He travelled across Europe (From eastern to western and northern European countries), Russia, United States of America and North Africa. He always loved reading and writing, which “saved” him from a difficult period of his life, together with his faith (he is a Catholic Christian, with a strong love for the study of different cultures and religions). His favourite books are Eugene Onegin by Alexander Pushkin, and the Count of Montecristo by Alexandre Dumas. He is an award-winning author and an amazon best-seller writer.

Nesrin Erçelen

Designation: Professor University: Uskudar School of Medicine Country: Turkey More Details

Dr. Nesrin Erçelen graduated from Hacettepe University, Faculty of Medicine in 1993 and completed her specialization in Medical Biology and Genetics at Gazi University in 2000. She received the title of Professor in 2021. She had worked as a fellow in Mount Sinai School of Medicine, NY; in Reproductive Genetics Institute, Chicago between 1997- 2000. She had ​the ​first license in Turkey for preimplantation genetic diagnosis labs. (2000) and Stem Cell, GMP labs and treatment center (2014) in Turkey. She has been working in university clinics in Turkey and USA for research. She has established and worked as medical director in American Hospital Genetics and Genomic Sciences Center, (2000-2010), Liv Hospital Stem Cell Manufacturing and Treatment Center, Istanbul, Turkey. She is the founder and medical director in Geneis, Genetic  System Solutions (www.geneis.clinic) since 2006. She has been a professor in the Uskudar School of Medicine, Department of Medical Genetics. She has published many scientific articles related to reproductive genetics, regenerative medicine, and molecular diagnosis and treatment of diseases.

Sarah Almutairi

Designation: Senior Registrar University: King Salman Armed Forces Hospital Country: KSA More Details

Dr. Sarah Almutairi is a senior registrar family medicine of family medicine department in king Salman armed forces hospital North West region. She was awarded board certified of family medicine residency program in Saudi commission of health specialties in 2020 and the Arab board of health specialization in 2022. She achieved bachelor of medicine -bachelor of surgery from Tabuk university in 2015. She has 6 years work experience in family medicine department, and participated in family medicine residency program half day activities, clinical and research skills for the residents. She has also published four peer reviewed research papers.

Rajini Samuel

Designation: Associate Professor University: Shri Sathya Sai Medical College and Research Institute Country: India More Details
Dr.T.Rajini Samuel is presently working as an Associate Professor of Biochemistry  in Shri Sathya Sai Medical College and Research Institute, Chennai, India. His academic qualifications are MBBS (2004–2010) at Chengal pattu Government Medical College located at Chengal pattu, Tamil Nadu, India and M.D in Biochemistry (2012-2015) at Sree Balaji Medical College and Hospitals, Chennai. He had proposed Cardiac Vector Hypothesis and developed a Novel Perspective ECG Interpretation Method. He then focused his research on Arterial Blood Gas (ABG) analysis. He had developed a Novel ABG Interpretation method and constructed a Novel Four Quadrant Graphical Tool for ABG interpretation. He then focussed his research during COVID times on Ventilator Graphics Interpretation. He had derived Novel Equations of Motion for mechanical ventilation and published 3 research articles on Ventilator Graphics Interpretation in 2021. He had published 36 research articles, 3 books and one chapter. He received High Flyers 50 Global Achievers Awards 2022 for the Best Medical Science Researcher, Atmanir bhar Bharath Award 2022 and Indian Achievers Award 2021 for Excellence in Innovation awarded by the Indian Achievers Forum.

Muhammad Shahbaz

Designation: Food Technologist University: Mawarid Food Company, Country: Saudi Arabia More Details
Muhammad Shahbaz is experienced food technologist and food safety professional with over 15 years of food sector experience particularly in food safety and quality management systems. He has worked within a variety of food manufacturing facilities and retail, which include industries such as bakery, confectionery, meat processing, beverages, dairy and flour and rice milling as well. He has BSC degree in Food Science and Technology and master’s in food safety and Controls, master’s in business administration with addition of Post Graduate Diploma of Halal Food Production. He has intensively worked across Pakistan and Middle East (Dubai, Saudi Arabia, and Bahrain), and has provided support for many food businesses that are working towards achieving GFSI certifications and have conducted third party HACCP, FSSC 22000, supplier audits and QSR customer brand standard audits. Muhammad has strong auditing and training skills and is currently registered auditor for GFSI standards such as BRCGS Food, packaging, storage, and distribution, FSSC, and IFS. He is also certified Lead Auditor for Halal Foods, FSMS ISO 22000:2018, QMS ISO 9001:2015 and OH&SMS ISO 45000:2018. He is Global GAP certified Farm Assurer for Fruits and Vegetables for Saudi Arabia Muhammad have vast experience of implementing and auditing of Yum Brands International standards (Yum QSA, FSA, Storage and Distribution, Food Safety Compliance Check, and transportations). He is active member of IAFP (International Association of Food Protection), Dubai Food Safety Google group and is Life Member of PSFST (Pakistan Society of Food Scientist and Technologist). In addition he is member with Food Safety Advisory Council of NSF International Michigan USA and was also member with GFSI for Hygienic Design Technical Working Group.

Abdul Moiz

Designation: Food Technologist University: SAOR Italia Srl Country: Italy More Details

Mr. Abdul Moiz is currently working in the Quality and Food Safety Department at “SAOR Italia Srl” Italy. His work includes implementing and maintaining quality and food safety systems standards as per retailer Food Manufacturing requirements and GFSI-recognized benchmarked standards on-site. He is a lead auditor for BRC Food & Packaging, ISO 9001 and FSSC. Moreover, He is involved in staff training at all levels related to brand Integrity, Quality & Food Safety programs and GFSI standards. He is passionate to create sustainable, innovative, and value-driven solutions with an entrepreneurial approach. He has more than a decade of learning, exploring, and challenging himself in the Asian and European Food Space. Since May 2020, He have been managing quality and technical aspects at the manufacturing site and collaborating with a range of traditional Italian products for major retailers worldwide.