Dr. Jorge de las Heras Romero is a recognized expert in the area of Orthopaedics and Trauma Surgery, specialized in knee, foot and ankle reconstruction at University General Reina Sofía in Murcia, Spain. He finished a Master’s Degree in Clinical Medicine Research at Elche Miguel Hernández University and a Master’s Degree in Bioethics at the University of Murcia Medical School, where he finally received his Orthopaedic and Trauma Medicine PhD. He worked in the NHS England for 4 years after his MD, finalizing a basic training surgical rotation. Afterwards, he completed his surgical residency in Orthopaedics and Trauma Surgery (MIR) at the University Clinical Hospital of Valencia. Fellow member of the Trauma & Orthopaedic Surgery Spanish Society (SECOT), Foot and Ankle Spanish Society (SEMCPT), Orthopaedic Sport Surgery Spanish Society, European Society of Sport Traumatology, Knee Surgery & Arthroscopy (ESSKA) and European Foot and Ankle Society (EFAS). Dr. Jorge de las Heras Romero have authored several articles and book chapters in his field and he is the Director of Foot & Ankle Surgery Update Conference held annually in Murcia. His researches Interest are: knee sport injuries and foot and ankle surgery. He is also Editor of Orthopaedics, Traumatology and Sports Medicine International Journal (OTSMIJ), MOJ Orthopaedics & Rheumatology and EC Orthopaedics Journal.
Dr. Munaf A Hatem studied and practice in Republic of Iraq. He graduated from Medical school at 1998, and then he joined orthopedic programs in different Iraq hospitals. Since 2006 he decided to travel and live in Sultanate of Oman, then he started my practice their since 2010. He decided to pursue his ambition, he joined fellowship and PhD program in Medical University of Lodz, Republic of Poland, now he practice his specialization in both of Sultanate of Oman and Poland. He is member and follow of many orthopedic organizations and committees, most of them are global, e.g. AAOS, ESSKA, SICOT, he is member in scientific committee of some of this organization; recently he is participated in first Rheumatology and orthopedic congress in Spain as keynote speakers and chairman for some sessions. He is proud to be member in scientific committee of this congress. He had published some papers in Iraq, Oman, and republic of Poland, he presented paper in last ESKA meeting in London, right now am interested doing some research and work in some papers, in addition to my practice as an Orthopedic doctor
Amalia Kerl-Skurka is the Owner of Rheumapraxis-Altstetten and General Practitioner in Internal Medicine and Rheumatology. Her expertise is in the field of
rheumatic diseases, physical medicine and rehabilitation, ozone therapy, sanguinum, plasmolifting and anti-aging therapy
Dr. Noguchi, Osamu graduated Nippon Medical College in 1975 and move to Musashino Red Cross Hospital (Tokyo), and studied practical Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, Surgery and Anesthesiology under the position of medical intern for three years. After that, he completed the postgraduate course of Keio University with specialty of Rheumatology in 1980, while he worked at Murayama Byouin National Sanatorium as the head physician of the third branch of Internal Medicine. I also studied Nephrology, Tuberculosis and Thermo logy during this era.
He took the post of Director at Takato-Machi Osafuji Clinic in Nagano Prefecture, Japan in 1989. And he opened Gennoki Clinic with the specialty of Rheumatology in the area of Ina City in 1997.
Zehra Gok Metin has completed her PhD from Hacettepe University Faculty of Nursing, Turkey and postdoctoral studies from University of Alabama, USA. Gok Metin is currently working an assistant professor in Medical Nursing Department at Faculty of Nursing of Hacettepe University. Her research interests include Rheumatoid Arthritis, symptom management, and complementary and alternative approaches. Gok Metin has conducted several high quality clinical trials, has published more than 20 papers in reputed journals, and has been serving as an editorial board member of reputed journals.
Sergio Marcucci has completed his Doctorate in Health Sciences (DHSc) at the age of 47 years from A. T. Still University, College of Graduate Health Studies, Mesa, USA. He received his MSc from A. T. Still University of Kirksville USA and his D.O. from Sutherland College of Osteopathic Medicine, Belgium. He is practicing osteopathic medicine since 15 years. He had 10 oral presentations and one poster presentation. He has published 2 papers in reputed journals and has been serving as a reviewer board member of three repute journals.
Vahid Mazloum, a physical therapist, graduated his PhD from Sports Injuries department, Shahid Bahoonar University of Kerman in 2017. He worked as a lecturer in many universities in Iran. Since 2015, he became the academic member in Islamic Azad University of Karaj. From 2011 up to now, he also works as a physical therapist to visit clients with musculoskeletal disorders in his private clinical setting. He is invited in many domestic and international conferences as a speaker, lecturing about the management of chronic low back pain and also wrote a book regarding the exercise therapy in orthopedic disorders. His research interests includes musculoskeletal disorders among athletes and non-athletes population. Dr. Mazloum is now working on the effectiveness of dry needling on chronic low back pain as the research project in postdoctoral fellowship program.
Frank C. Arnett received his M.D. from the University of Cincinnati, and did his residency in Internal Medicine and his fellowship in Rheumatology at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, where he served on the faculty until coming to UTHealth as Director of the Division of Rheumatology (1984-2002) and Chairman of the Department of Internal Medicine (2000-2004) and was the first Director of the Center for Clinical and Translational Sciences (2006-2008). Dr. Arnett’s research focus has been on the genetic basis of the rheumatic diseases, especially scleroderma as well as lupus and polymyositis, and he was the Director of Specialized Center of Research in Scleroderma (1998-2006) and the Center of Research Translation in Scleroderma (2006-2010). He has numerous awards and distinctions, including being the President of Alpha Omega Alpha National Honor Society (1998), a Member of the American Academy of Physicians (AAP), Master of the American College of Rheumatology and Master of the American College of Physicians and has received the TIAA-CREF Distinguished Medical Educator Award. He is also the recipient of UTHealth President’s Scholar Awards for Excellence Teaching (2006) and for Research (2009).