Peer-reviewed / Open Access

Editorial Board & Staff



Director, Office of Global Health
Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry
Western University, Canada

Michael Bird MSW MPH
Public Health Consultant, Kewa Pueblo Health Board
Urban Indian Health Commission
Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA

James Boex PhD MBA
Emeritus Professor of Medical Education
Univ. of Cincinnati College of Medicine, USA

Peter Bourne MD MA
Visiting Senior Research Fellow
Green Templeton College, University of Oxford, UK

Alfred Brann MD
Professor of Pediatrics
Emory University School of Medicine, USA

Jaime Breilh MD PhD MSc
Director, Health Department
Universidad Andina Simón Bolívar, Ecuador

Paulo M. Buss MD MPH
Director, FIOCRUZ Center for Global Health
Oswaldo Cruz Foundation, Brazil

José F. Cordero MD MPH
Dean, Graduate School of Public Health
University of Puerto Rico, Puerto Rico

Yamila de Armas MD
Professor, National School of Public Health, Cuba

Maria Cecilia de Souza Minayo MS PhD
Professor of Sociology
National School of Public Health, Brazil

Ernesto De la Torre MD PhD
President, Scientific Societies in Health, Cuba

Timothy De Ver Dye PhD MS MA MPA
Professor, OB–GYN, Pediatrics, Public Health Sciences and Medical Informatics, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, USA

Roger Downer PhD DrSc FRSC MRIA
President Emeritus, University of Limerick, Ireland

Leith L. Dunn PhD
Senior Lecturer & Head, Institute for Gender
& Development Studies, Mona Unit
University of the West Indies, Jamaica

Dabney Evans PhD MPH
Assistant Professor, Rollins School of Public Health
Executive Director, Institute of Human Rights
Emory University, USA

Lowell Gerson PhD
Professor Emeritus of Family & Community Medicine
Northeast Ohio Medical University, USA

Jean Handy PhD
Associate Professor of Microbiology & Immunology University of North Carolina School of Medicine, USA

Barbara J. Hatcher PhD MPH RN FAAN
Associate Professor, George Mason University College of Nursing & Health Sciences, USA

Raúl Herrera MD PhD DrSc
Distinguished Professor, Medical University of Havana
Chair, National Nephrology Group, Cuba

Eve J. Higginbotham SM MD
Vice Dean of Diversity & Inclusion
University of Pennsylvania
Perelmen School of Medicine, USA

Sharon K. Hull MD MPH
Division Chief of Family Medicine, Department of Community and Family Medicine, Duke University School of Medicine, USA

Emelia Icart EdD
Special Education Director, La Castellana Psychopedagogical Center, Cuba

C. William Keck MD MPH FACPM
Professor Emeritus, Family and Community Medicine Northeast Ohio Medical University Chair, Council on Linkages, USA

Ann Marie Kimball MD MPH FACPM
Strategic Adviser, The Rockefeller Foundation, USA

Barry Kistnasamy MBChB Mmed
Executive Director, National Institute for Occupational Health & the National Cancer Registry, South Africa

Patrick Kuma-Aboagye MB-BCH MPH
Deputy Director and Head, Reproductive and Child Health Department, Ghana Health Service, Ghana

Albert Kuperman PhD
Emeritus Associate Dean for Medical Education Albert Einstein, College of Medicine of Yeshiva University, USA

Margaret Larkins-Pettigrew MD MEd MPPM
Asst. Professor, Global Health/OB-GYN and Reproductive Biology, University Hospitals, Case Medical Center & MacDonald Women's Hospital

Linh Cu Le MD MSc PhD
Associate Professor of Public Health
Vinmec International Hospital JSC, Viet Nam

Professor of Pediatrics and Computer Science
Dalhousie University, Canada

Pedro Más MD PhD DrSc
Full Professor, Medical University of Havana
Senior Researcher, Pedro Kourí Tropical Medicine Institute, Cuba

Nancy A. Myers PhD RN
System Director, Quality and Clinical Effectiveness
Summa Health System, USA

Daniel J. Ncayiyana MD FACOG
Emeritus Professor, University of Cape Town
South Africa

André-Jacques Neusy MD DTM&H
Executive Director, Training for Health Equity Network (THEnet), Belgium

F. Javier Nieto MD PhD
Chair, Department of Population Health Sciences
University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and
Public Health, USA

Jorge Pérez MD MS
Director, Pedro Kourí Tropical Medicine Institute, Cuba

Patricia Rodney PhD MPH RN
Partners in Health, Education and Development, USA

María Isabel Rodríguez MD
Health and Education Advisor to the President of the Republic, El Salvador

Francisco Rojas Ochoa MD PhD
Distinguished Professor, Medical University of Havana
Editor, Revista Cubana de Salud Pública, Cuba

F. Douglas Scutchfield MD FACPM FAAP
Peter P Bosomworth Professor of Health Services Research and Policy, University of Kentucky Colleges of Public Health and Medicine, USA

Stuart G. Shanker DPhil MA
Distinguished Research Professor of Philosophy and Psychology; Director, Milton & Ethel Harris Research Initiative, York University, Canada

Augusto Sola MD
Neonatologist, St Jude's Hospital and Children's Hospital, Orange County, California, USA

Ronald St. John MD MPH
President, St. John Public Health Consulting
International, Canada

Pedro Urra MS
Full Professor, University of Havana, Cuba

Pedro A. Valdés-Sosa MD PhD
Deputy Director, Neuroscience Center, Cuba

Luis F. Vélez MD MPH PhD
Director, Program Development, Evaluation
and Quality Improvement
DePelchin Children's Center, USA

Howard Waitzkin MD MS PhD
Distinguished Professor, Departments of Sociology
Family and Community Medicine & Internal Medicine
University of New Mexico, USA

Suwit Wibulpolprasert MD
Senior Advisor on Disease Control
Ministry of Public Health, Thailand

Dean of Medicine
Flinders University, Australia



C. William Keck MD MPH FACPM

Executive Editor
Gail Reed MS

Managing Editor
Christina Mills MD FRCPC

Senior Editors
Conner Gorry MA
Gabriela Etcheverry MA PhD

Section Writer
Anna Kovac

Copy Editor
Carolyn Gorry

Research Associate
Julián Torres

Communications Director
Jeannie Barbieri-Low MPPM

Publishing & Marketing Manager
Murlean Tucker

Susan Greenblatt MPH
Genevieve Howe MJ MPH
Lyle Prescott
Martha Ruben MD PhD
Maxine K. Siri MS



Communications Director
Jeannie Barbieri-Low MPPM

Publishing & Marketing Manager
Murlean Tucker

Financial Director
Jerrontay Foster