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Journal of Public Health Hygiene and Safety

Editorial Board Member - JPHHS

Solomon Ike Okosun

Associate Professor
Department of Population Health Sciences
School of Public Health
Georgia State University
USA
BIOGRAPHY:

Dr. Ike Okosun is currently working as an Associate Professor for the School of Public Health at Georgia State University (GSU), Atlanta, USA. He received his doctorate from The University of Pittsburgh, Graduate School of Public Health and has over 25 years of experience in public health. Dr. Okosun is a chronic disease epidemiologist who is an internationally recognized expert in the epidemiology of hypertension, type 2 diabetes, obesity and metabolic syndrome. Dr. Okosun’s research in diabetes, hypertension, obesity and insulin resistance syndrome has provided an understanding of the epidemiology of these diseases. His work on the role of abdominal obesity in explaining racial/ethnic variations for cardiovascular diseases has furthered understanding of lipid biology.

Dr. Okosun is a Fellow of the Royal Society for the Promotion of Health, The North American Association for the Study of Obesity and the Royal Institute of Public Health and Hygiene. He is a member of the American Academy of Health Behavior and serves on the nutrition consultation team for the CDC Community Guide to Preventive Services. He is also a member of many scientific organizations including, American Public Health Association, Society for Epidemiologic Research, North American Association for the study of Obesity, International Society for the Study of Hypertension in Blacks and the American College of Epidemiology. He published more than 80 articles in various national and international journals



RESEARCH INTERESTS:

Chronic diseases epidemiology, Epidemiology of metabolic syndrome, Epidemiology of chronic diseases in populations of African origin, Immigrant health, Data management and analyses & secondary data analysis





Other Editorial Board Members - JPHHS

Hossein Ranjbar

Assistant Professor of Nursing
Torbat Heydariyeh University of Medical Sciences
Iran

Mehdi Vosoughi

Assistant Professor
Department of environmental health engineering
Ardabil University of Medical Sciences
Iran

Shibani Datta

Professor
Department of Public Health
All India Institute Of Hygiene And Public Health
West Bengal

Abdul Hafeez-Baig

Senior lecturer
School of Management and Enterprise
Faculty of BELA
Queensland Toowoomba
Australia

Alfio Ferlito

Professor and Chairman
ENT clinic
University of Udine School of Medicine
Italy

Eghbal Sekhavati

Health & Treatment network
Iran

Rostislav Kostadinov

Associate Professor
Disaster Medicine
Medical University Plovdiv
Bulgaria
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