I am proud to represent Southwestern College as a professor. For over 27 years I have had the blessing to serve as an educator and coach in a variety of educational settings such as elementary, middle school, high school and now at the community college level. My career spans a wonderful 3 decades of experience teaching physical education, coaching wrestling and football, and as a recreation therapist. I served as an adjunct professor at Southwestern College. I truly enjoy teaching and coaching and I am passionate about assisting my students and student-athletes in their success. I recently earned my Masters of Art degree from Fresno Pacific University, Therapeutic Recreation Certification from Wisconsin-Milwaukee University, and lastly earned my Bachelors' of Science from San Diego State University. The impact that education has had on my life and family is enormous. My advocacy for education, health, sports, recreation therapy and athletics in the South Bay Community is what inspires me to continue to develop as a professional and to serve my students and athletes alike.
Santiago Restrepo Restrepo is working as faculty of advertising, Corporación Universitaria Americana, GISELA Research Group in Medellín-Colombia. He is a psychologist, specialized in organizational psychology. He also completed his master’s in Neuropsychology; Doctor in Neuroscience and Post-doctorate in Science.
Dr. Ian James Martins is an Editor/Reveiwer for Open Acess Pub/MDPI journals and various other international journals. Advisory Board Member for Photon Journal. Fellow of International Agency for Standards and Ratings (IASR). Conferred with the RICHARD KUHN RESEARCH AWARD-2015 ENDOCRINOLOGY AND METABOLISM. Chief Editor for International Journal of Diabetes Research (2014-2018), Research and Reviews: Neuroscience (2016-2018) and Journal of Diabetes and Clinical Studies (2017-2018). BIT Member (BIT Congress. Inc) with an H-index of 64, (ResearchGate STATs (27), Scopus Author ID: 7103152779/Mendeley STATS (21), UWA Research Repository (16). Scientist for The Science Advisory Board (USA) and an Academic with Academia.edu. The citations past 27 years have accumulated to >4584. Ian James Martins - Semantic Scholar https://www.semanticscholar.org/author/Ian-James-Martins/5258067. Semantic Scholar profile for Ian James Martins, with fewer than 50 highly influential citations RESEARCHGATE ANALYSIS: Ian J Martins | Ph D | Centre of Excellence for Alzheimer's Disease ...https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Ian_Martins2 under Ian James Martins’ name places publication RG score (> 96%) of international SCIENTISTS. ORCID CONNECTING RESEARCHER: Editorial Team www.macrothink.org/journal/index.php/jfs/about/editorialTeamBio/13511 Editorial Team. Ian James Martins. Ian James Martins Mail · http://orcid.org/0000-0002-2390-1501. Edith Cowan University, Australia. Prestigious Recognition of Lifetime Membership by International Agency for Standards and Ratings as Fellow for Diabetes, Medical Science (Nutrition). Winner (World Academic Championship -2017) in Diabetes and Medical Science (Nutrition). Certificates from various international conferences have been received in relation to anti-aging, health and disease. Keynote addresses at, Biomedicine 2018 (Osaka, Japan), Global Experts Meeting on Diabetes, Hypertension, Metabolic Syndrome 2018 (Melbourne, Australia), Immunology World 2018 (Amsterdam, Netherlands), Laboratory Medicine 2018 (Berlin, Germany), Innovate Pharma 2017 (Sydney, Australia), Innovate Neurology 2017(Sydney, Australia) World Diabetes and Endocrinology Summit-2017 (Dubai), Pharmacology and Ethnopharmacology 2016 (Chicago, USA) and AGHC 2016 (1st Plenary Speaker, Kaohsiung, Taiwan). Chair/Co-chair Sessions on Laboratory management, Cytogenetics, Clinical Microbiology, Diagnostic Laboratory Medicine etc, 13th Interantional Conference on Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, Berlin, Germany, June 25-26, 2018, Chairing Sessions on Vaccinology, Immunopathology, Immunotherapy, Immune Proteomics, Cancer and Tumour Oncology, 7th World Congress on Immunology, Amsterdam, Netherlands, April 19-20, 2018, Chair, Pipeline 1: Biotherapeutics for Diseases, Bit's 2nd International Congress of Biotherapy-2018 (Programme Committee Member), Chair, Innovate Conferences 2017, Chair/Co-Chair at congress World Gene Convention-2016 (Shanghai, China, Pharmacology and Ethanopharmacology 2016 (Chicago, USA), Annual World Congress of Diabetes-2014 (Haikou, China), World Gene Convention-2014 (Haikou, China). Research Activity Statistics have been provided by Publons with comparison to other researchers. Ian James Martins is now in the 98th percentile as assessed for Publons users by merit. Dr Ian Martins is a reviewer for approx. 47 journals over the past 5 years.
Anti-Aging, Global Health and Chronic Disease
DR. ALAIN L. FYMAT, PhD, PhD is a medical-physical scientist and an educator. He is the current President/CEO and Professor at the International Institute of Medicine & Science with a previous appointment as EVP/COO and Professor at the Weil Institute of Critical Care Medicine, California, U.S.A. He was formerly Professor of Radiology, Radiological Sciences, Radiation Oncology, Critical Care Medicine and Physics at several U.S. and European Universities. Earlier, he was Deputy Director (Western Region) of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (Office of Research Oversight). At the Loma Linda Veterans Affairs Medical Center, he was Scientific Director of Radiology, Director of the Magnetic Resonance Imaging Center and, for a time, Acting Chair of Radiology. Previously, he was also Director of the Division of Biomedical and Biobehavioral Research at the University of California at Los Angeles/Drew University of Medicine and Science. He is also Health Advisor to the American Heart & Stroke Association, Coachella Valley Division, California. He is a frequent Keynote Speaker and International Organizing Committee member at several international scientific conferences. He has lectured extensively in the U.S., Europe, Asia and Africa. He has published ~ 425 scholarly scientific publications and books. He is also Editor-in-Chief, Honorable Editor or Editor of 54 scientific Journals. Dr. Fymat is a Board member of several institutions, a member of the New York Academy of Sciences and a reviewer for the prestigious UNESCO Newton Prize, United Kingdom National Commission for UNESCO. His current research interests are focused on neurodegenerative diseases (Alzheimer, Parkinson, epilepsy, dementias and others), oncology, molecular/precision/personalized medicine, and nanomedicine and nanobiotechnology.
Dario Furnari is Ph.d. in Applied Biomedical Sciences in the neuroscience and traumatology and neuropharmacology sector
Donna is a Professor in the Faculty of Nursing at the University of Alberta, with appointments in the Faculty of Medicine and University of Limerick. Donna has worked as a staff nurse, nursing supervisor, senior hospital administrator, media commentator, educator, researcher, and professor in Alberta, British Columbia, New Zealand, Texas, and Ireland. Donna’s research program focuses on health services and health policy; primarily in relation to aging, ageism, and end-of-life care. Her work is oriented to myth busting, to ensure effective and accessible healthcare services for older and younger people. Her investigations often involve population data and mixed-methods research. She has over 300 articles, books, book chapters, and other peer-reviewed communications in print. She is frequently and widely consulted for expert commentary on aging, end-of-life care, health policy, healthcare services, and health system trends and issues.
Mohammed Abduh Alshaqi is a Consultant and Head of Palliative Medicine, division of Oncology Department at Prince Sultan Military Medical City at Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. He completed his MBBS from King Saud University 1992/1993, Arab Board of Family Medicine 2001, then Palliative Care from Canada and King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Center at 2006 and 2008. He is a member of many affiliations and societies like American Academy of Family Physicians and Saudi Society of Family and Community Medicine since 2001. In addition to that, he is a Member of Middle East Academy of Medicine of Aging (MEAMA) since 2003, Member of International Association for Hospice and Palliative care since 2006, Member of Saudi Oncology Society since 2008, member of Saudi Pain Society since 2009, Member of Group on Educational Affairs (GEA) for Medical Education Research Program (MERC) since 2011, and Member of Arab Society of palliative care since 2014 till present. Dr. Alshaqi is a trainer and external examiner of Palliative Medicine of Saudi Commission for Health Specialties and Acting director of Saudi Society of Palliative Care since 2013 till present.
Dr. Jens Papke is specialist in palliative medicine and tumor therapy, consultant physician in oncology and palliative medicine in Sebnitz hospital, member of working group palliative medicine of German Society of Hematology and Oncology. In 2009 he was a founding member of working group palliative medicine of German Cancer Society. He was a reviewer for journal and honorary professor for Palliative Care at Faculty of Nursing Sciences, Westsaechsische Hochschule Zwickau, Germany. He also served as a Member of Editorial board of “Journal of Palliative Care and Nursing“ and Review committee of journal “Chemotherapy”. He has About 80 scientific publications, recensions in oncology and palliative care, points of scientific interest: palliative care, home care, outpatient palliative medicine.
Shao-Yi Cheng is an Associate professor of Department of Family Medicine in National Taiwan University. She is also serving as a Director of Health Center, National Taiwan University. She is an Editor-in-Chief at Taiwan Journal of Hospice Palliative Care and she was a Director at United Daily News for employees, Taipei. She also an Attending physician of Department of Family Medicine at National Taiwan University Hospital and she is playing as a Secretary- general in Taiwan Johns Hopkins Alumni Club. Professional Memberships in Taiwan Association of Family Medicine, Taiwan Academy of Hospice Palliative Medicine, Taiwan Association of International Health.
Hospice and Palliative Care
Sibel Dogan is an academician in the Istanbul Medipol University. She is the head of the Elderly Care Program, the coordinator of palliative care courses and consultant of the palliative care workshop in the university. She has academic experience for 14 years. After her masters degree in psychiatric nursing, her doctorate work focused on psycho-oncology. She received her Ph.D. degree in 2012. She currently provides psychosocial support services for adult cancer patients and their families in the oncology departmant. She has participated in many studies about hospices in USA, Canada and European Countries. She teaches in undergraduate, graduate and post-graduate programs related to palliative care and end of life problems, health psychology, geriatric psychiatry, mental health, psychiatric nursing, interpersonal communication and psycho-oncology. Dr. Dogan is currently member of the Ethical Committee in the Istanbul Medipol University.
Hospice and Palliative Care
She is currently work as a Dean of Faculty of Health Science and Head of Department of Nursing in Atilm University, Ankara, Turkey. She had a founder dean Faculty of Health Science in stinye University. Director of Nursing of MLPCare between 2016-2018. She has published more than 90 papers, 20 grant projects, eight books as an editor and author, and more than 120 presentation in the national and international. She is also invited speaker more than 60 congress and symposium. She has been working as a Director of Nursing Services at Hacettepe University Hospitals between 2012-2016 and Founding Dean of Faculty of Nursing. She is member of national and international nurse’s organizations such as INDEN and Sigma Theta Tau.
Nursing and Health Science
Claire Oppert currently holds the Aptitude Certificate for the position of Professor of Cello and since 1999 has been teaching at the Conservatoire à Rayonnement Départemental Claude Debussy of Saint Germain en Laye. In collaboration with Howard Buten, Oppert hosted and created a "cello workshop" for young people with autism in the Adam Shelton Center in Saint Denis from 1997 to 2003 before obtaining her University Diploma in Art Therapy at the Faculty of Medicine of Tours in 2011. Since then, Claire Oppert has worked as a music art therapist, practicing in the Chronic Pain & Palliative Care Unit of the ‘Hôpital Sainte Perine’ in Paris, directed by Dr. Jean-Marie Gomas. From 2011 to 2015, she also pursued music therapy at the Protected Living Unit in the Korian-Jardins; Alésia EHPAD in Paris, helping people suffering from chronic pain Alzheimer’s. Presently, Oppert hosts art therapy courses in palliative care at the Faculty of Medicine of Lille within the framework of the DU of palliative care at several University. As a result of her research into the links between Art and Care, Claire Oppert regularly presents her research at numerous congresses of medicine and art therapy as well as international conferences worldwide. She is France’s reference art therapist in the international relations group of the European Association for Palliative Care (EAPC).
Hospice and Palliative Care