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Dr Ben-Smith is an Adjunct Assistant Professor in the Department of Biomedical Informatics, School of Medicine, university of Pittsburg, USA. Previously, she was a Lecturer at Department of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine.
Dr Ben-Smith has more than 20 years of experience in biomedical research in academic and medical institutions in the UK, Africa and the US. This includes expertise in grant writing and writing of research protocols and standard operating procedures. She is experienced in statistical methods and able to understand and interpret statistical methods and results.
Dr Ben-Smith has an extensive number of publications in peer-reviewed international scientific journals. She is an expert in the writing and editing of theses, essays and manuscripts, in manuscript submission and addressing reviewers’ comments, in subjects ranging from medical research and psychology to education.
Nisha attended University of Maryland School of Medicine and holds a doctorate in Neuroscience. She is the science consultant for C&B Technologies and she has been a neuroscience researcher at the National Institute on Drug Abuse, Baltimore, MD.
As a consultant, she communicates scientific principles for medical device and biotechnology companies, physician groups and academics in areas of patient care, research, education, and policy making.
Nisha has extensive experience in medical writing, research design, data interpretation, hypothesis generation and grant Proposals writing.
Professor Emeritus of Neurology and Psychiatry, Ohio State University College of Medicine and is professor of Neurology, Psychiatry and Physiology at the American Global University School of Medicine and Caribbean Medical University.
He is a prolific writer with more than 200 publications in high impact medical journals He is the former president and current councilor of the EEG and Clinical Neuroscience Society (formerly American Electroencephalographic Association), the Central EEG and Epilepsy Society (formerly Central Association of Electroencephalographers), Southern EEG and Epilepsy Society and the Central Ohio Neurological Society.
Professor Drake has held several positions including Editorial Board member, Editor-in-Chief and manuscript reviewer to numerous medical journal such as the American Journal of Electroneurodiagnostic Technology, American Journal of Psychiatry, Archives of General Psychiatry, Archives of Neurology, Archives of Internal Medicine, Epilepsy Research, Functional Neurophysiology Journal of the American Medical Association, Journal of Clinical Neurophysiology, Journal of Epilepsy, Journal of Headache and Pain, Medscape General Medicine, Neurology, Neuropsychiatry and Neurology.
Michael A. Ghebre
Michael A Ghebre is a Postdoctoral Research Associate in Biostatistics at University of Leicester and earlier, he was a Research Fellow in Medical Statistics at Queen Mary University of London, and Medical Statistician at Kings College London University, UK. Michael has numerous publications in high impact factor peer reviewed journals.
He has extensive experience across all areas of statistics (application and methodology) and is highly skilled in the design and conduct of both clinical and epidemiological studies. His specific skills include: modeling, analysis and interpretation of complex structured (Clustered and Longitudinal binary and continuous outcomes) data, handle missing data issues, meta-analysis, model based clustering, and structural equation modeling (latent variables). He was the receiver of the Young Scientist Golden Award from the European Respiratory Society 2013.
Michael is an active member of the American Statistical Association, Royal Statistical Society and the International Society for Bayesian Analysis and International Society for Clinical Biostatistics.
Robert has decades of experience in the healthcare field as a medical editor/ writer, project manager, research coordinator, department head, consultant and respiratory care professional. He has provided substantive and structural medical editing and writing services to medical journals, research institutes, the medical community, and professional heath care organizations. He edited journal manuscripts, government grant applications, literature reviews, clinical studies, white papers, abstracts, CME, and website content.
He has produced white papers, best practice and position statements, literature reviews and briefs, as well as economic analyses and pharmacotherapy utilization reviews for professional health care organizations. In his role as a research coordinator of clinical studies, he conceived, managed, and coordinated (Site Coordinator) all aspects of a clinical trial that evaluated the cost-effectiveness of clinical practice guidelines and treatment protocols in the treatment of respiratory diseases. He was also involved in management, patient recruitment, and screening, trial, data collection, analysis and reporting.
Robert held the position of Medical Editor in: the Research Institute of the University of Montreal Hospital, (Montreal, QC, Canada); the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (Montreal, QC, Canada) and McMaster University research centers and institutes (Hamilton, ON, Canada). He was also a medical editor of the Canadian Urological Association Journal. Montreal.
Over the past 10 years Dr Ibrahim has worked in large teaching institutions in London, England as a medical statistician. She has in-depth knowledge of multi-level modeling and analysis of repeated measures data. She has used time-updated survival analysis, structural equation modeling, cluster analysis, factor analysis, different regression techniques, many non-parametric techniques, power calculations and boot strap analysis, meta-analysis techniques and screening techniques.
Fowzia has in depth knowledge of managing measurement errors, especially those arising from laboratory measures. She has used multiple imputation techniques to deal with missing data. Her interests include methodological issues arising from the analysis of data from epidemiological/clinical studies and has experience in analysing data from cohort, case control and prevalence studies. She is well versed in analysing count data, including negative binomial and zero-inflation models, as well as systematic review.
Fowzia has been a statistical reviewer of papers submitted to the journal of Rheumatology and the British Medical Journal Open Access. Fowzia has substantial teaching experience in statistics teaching for small or larger groups as well as one to one. She also teaches statistical software’s i.e. SPSS, STATA for data management and analysis.
Dr Merry is a practicing infectious diseases physician and holds a PhD in pharmacology. Through her research collaborations in Global Health she holds faculty posts at three leading medical schools (Trinity College Dublin, Northwestern University Chicago, Makerere University Uganda).
Dr Merry has published extensively in high impact factor peer reviewed journals and acts as reviewer for a number of medical journals. She has written six books/ eBooks which can be found on Amazon (Alchemy for Careers, Overseas Volunteer & Development Worker, Global Health e book, Parenting Overseas, Service Industry in East Africa and e Guide to being a great Medical Student).
Dr Merry has published in the Financial Times and served as a regular contributor to the Irish Medical Times. She is the founder of Pearl Consultancy Africa which is the only all female based consultancy company in Africa.
Dr. Richard Smith
Dr Richard Smith has more than 25 years experience in the field of clinical transplantation. He worked as a senior lecturer in renal medicine at University of Bristol and led the Transplantation Research Group in the Academic Renal Unit of the same university. He has supervised several MD and PhD students in both clinical and basic science research and has been a Tutor for MSc study in Diabetes at Cardiff University. He studied medicine in Oxford and did his clinical and research postgraduate training in Cambridge before moving to Bristol as a consultant Nephrologist.
Richard has been very active in clinical trials and academic research. He has published widely in high impact peer reviewed journals.
Dr Smith’s strengths are in project management, critical appraisal of scientific data, scientific manuscript preparation and clinical trial appraisal. He has tremendous expertise in bridging the gap between academic and clinical aspects of research such as immuno-biology, autoimmune diseases, diabetes and transplantation.
Professor Walther has worked in the medical field for about 25 years and has vast experience in clinical and bench research. He is Pfizer visiting professor and served in the National Cancer Institute, NIH as a board member of the Internal Review Board that reviews human research protocol submissions.
He has more than 180 peer-reviewed publications under his belt and has worked as an editor on many high profile medical journals including JNCI, NEJM and J Urology. Professor McClellan was awarded patents for a laparoscopic entrapment device, the use of the drug Suramin to lower serum calcium and also for a device measuring incident light in body cavity.
He is a regular reviewer for manuscripts submitted to many journals including Urology, the Journal of Urology and JNCI. He is also a reviewer for grants and medical device applications submitted to NIH and FDA.