Organizing Committee

Gerald C. Hsu

eclaireMD Foundation,USA

Gerald C. Hsu received an honorable PhD in mathematics and majored in engineering at MIT.  He attended different universities over 17 years and studied seven academic disciplines.  He has spent 20,000 hours in T2D research.  First, he studied six metabolic diseases and food nutrition during 2010-2013, then conducted research during 2014-2018.  His approach is “math-physics and quantitative medicine” based on mathematics, physics, engineering modeling, signal processing, computer science, big data analytics, statistics, machine learning, and AI.  His main focus is on preventive medicine using prediction tools.  He believes that the better the prediction, the more control you have.

Maximillian E. Stachura

Professor in Augusta University’s Colleges of Medicine,Georgia

Dr. Stachura graduated Hamilton College (1961) and Harvard Medical School (1965), and trained at the State University of New York at Buffalo. He served on the University of Chicago faculty, winning an NIH Career Development Award (1976) before being appointed (1981) Professor of Medicine and Chief of Endocrinology at the Medical College of Georgia and named Outstanding Faculty Member (1987). He was appointed, Director of the Center for Telehealth (1995), named Georgia Research Alliance Scholar in Telemedicine (1997) and tenured as Professor in Augusta University’s Colleges of Medicine. Dr. Stachura practices and teaches neuroendocrinology and general endocrinology at Augusta University.

Xianxin Hua

Professor in Perelman School of Medicine,USA

Xianxin Hua, professor of cancer biology in the Perelman School of Medicine, received an Accelerator Award from the Neuroendocrine Tumor Research Foundation for a four-year study to develop nanobody-directed CAR T cell therapy with combinatory approaches in laboratory animals to kill neuroendrocrine tumor (NET) cells. His work aims to develop efficacious NET-specific immunotherapy. Dr. Hua is among eight recipients whose awards total $2.5 million.

Robert Sherwin

Professor at Yale School of medicine,USA

Robert S. Sherwin. MD is the C.N.H. Professor of Medicine in the Section of Endocrinology at Yale School of Medicine in New Haven, CT. He graduated from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in 1967. After his residency in internal medicine at Mount Sinai Hospital (N Y), he served as a research fellow in metabolism and diabetes at the National Institutes of Health. In 1972 Dr Sherwin moved to Yale University School of Medicine where he was a postdoctoral fellow and subsequently was appointed to the faculty in 1974. He currently serves Chief of the Section of Endocrinology as well as the Director of the CTSA-funded Yale Center for Clinical Investigation and the NIDDK-funded Diabetes Research Center at Yale.

Eduardo J. Simoes

chair of the Department of Health at Missouri University,USA

Dr. Simoes is chair of the Department of Health Management and Informatics at the University of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine and is MU's Health Management and Informatics Alumni Distinguished Professor. His research interests include health promotion, prevention and control of chronic diseases, evaluation of treatments and interventions in health, public health surveillance and evaluation, and health care management and informatics. I am interested in application of statistical and mathematical methods and techniques to address my research interest.

Ahmad Alkhatib

Head of Diabetes at Dasman Diabetes Institute,Kuwait

Professor Alkhatib is the Head of Epidemiology and Public Health at Dasman Diabetes Institute, Kuwait, following his move from the UK, where he headed and developed several programs in Sport Science, physical activity, nutrition and health at the universities of Sheffield Hallam, Greenwich, Lincoln, Suffolk, Essex and Abertay Dundee. The research of Dr Alkhatib focuses on developing effective physical activity and nutritional strategies to prevent lifestyle-related diseases, including type-II diabetes and cardiovascular disease.

Ron L Martin

Founder at Nutrigenetics Unlimited, Inc.,USA

Ron L Martin has received his BS and MS degrees in Food Science and Nutrition from Chapman University in Orange, California. He has worked for more than 35 years in the nutraceutical and food industries, including Hunt-Wesson/ConAgra, Plus Products, the William T Thompson Co., and the Nutrilite division of Alticor, where he served as a Senior Research Scientist in Nutrilite's New Concepts group. He has been a Professional Member of the Institute of Food Technologists (IFT) and is the President of Nutrigenetics Unlimited, Inc., which he founded in 2007. He is also one of the Founding Members of the International Society of Nutrigenetics/Nutrigenomics.

Ibrahim El-Bayoumy

Professor at Tanta faculty of medicine.,Egypt

Dr El Bayoumy has published many research works in international journals, he is interested in research in epidemiology of infectious diseases like HIV, tuberculosis, brucellosis and infectious hepatitis, and He is interested in epidemiology of chronic diseases like diabetes mellitus and its health economics and pharmacoepidemiology. He is a reviewer of many national and international journals. He has great interest also in childhood obesity and has written a chapter on childhood obesity in a book published by Nova publishers in USA. He has obtained post-graduate Master degree is diabetes care and education-Dundee faculty of medicine-Scotland –UK in October2015.

Lorna Harries

Professor at University of Exeter,UK

Professor Harries gained her PhD from University College London in November 1994 and has since worked at several institutions including the Biomedical Research Centre at the University of Dundee, the MRC Cell Mutation Unit at the University of Brighton and the Institute of Biomedical and Clinical Sciences at the University of Exeter Medical School working with Professor Andrew Hattersley and Professor Sian Ellard. Following the award of an RCUK fellowship in 2006, She is now Professor in Molecular Genetics at CMH.
 

Pedro Caraballo

Associate Professor and Medical Director at mayo Clinic,USA

Pedro J. Caraballo, MD, FACP, is an Associate Professor of Medicine and Medical Director of the Clinical Decision Support Program at Center for Translational Informatics and Knowledge Management at Mayo Clinic. The research interest of Pedro J. Caraballo, M.D., relates to the evaluation of the clinical impact of computer-based CDS integrated in the workflow, and the secondary use of electronic clinical data to develop prediction models of complex medical conditions.

Regina Castro

Endocrinologist at Mayo Clinic,USA

Dr. M Regina Castro is an endocrinologist in Rochester, Minnesota and is affiliated with Mayo Clinic. She received her medical degree from Central University of Venezuela and has been in practice for more than 20 years. Regina specialties are Endocrinologists treat disorders of the hormone-secreting glands that regulate countless body functions. These ailments include diabetes, thyroid ailments, metabolic and nutritional disorders, pituitary diseases, menstrual and sexual problems.