EDITORIAL BOARD MEMBERS

Rawhi A. Omar
Rawhi A. Omar
Professor
Department of Pathology
University of Louisville Medical School
United States
BIOGRAPHY:

Dr. Omar is currently the College of American Pathologists’ KY State Commissioner for Lab Accreditation and a member of the Accreditation education Committee. He has been the Chief of Path & Lab Medicine Service at the Louisville VA Med Center since 1993 and a tenured Professor of Pathology & Lab Medicine at the University of Louisville Medical School since 1997. Dr. Omar obtained his MD degree in 1977 from the Med Academy of Sofia, Bulgaria. He combined his residency training in Anatomic and Clinical pathology with graduate education in Experimental Pathology at SUNY-Downstate Med Center, NY, between 1978-1983 that culminated with a PhD degree in Experimental Pathology and Board certification in Pathology (AP/CP).

After graduation, Dr. Omar held the positions of Instructor then Assistant Professor at NY Medical College in Valhalla, NY, from 1983-1990; Associate Professor at West Virginia University Medical School in Morgantown, from 1990-93 and Associate Professor then Professor at the University of Louisville from 1993 to present. Throughout his career, Dr. Omar has been teaching medical students and pathology residents, practicing diagnostic Anatomic and Molecular Pathology and conducting biomedical research in the area of cellular stress as it applies to human cytodegenerative (e.g., neurodegenerative) disorders such as Alzheimer’s disease. He has numerous publications in this field.



OTHER EDITORIAL BOARD MEMBER

Ira Kurtz
Professor
Division of Nephrology
UCLA
United States
Dennis Sotirios Peppas
Director of Pediatric Urology
The University of Texas Health Science Center
United States
Yoshiya Toyoda
Professor of Surgery
Vice Chief, Cardiovascular Surgery
Temple University School of Medicine
United States
Theresa S. Gonzales
Professor
Oral Pathology
Medical University of South Carolina
United States
Shang I Brian Jiang
Professor
Division of Dermatology
University of California
United States
Gerald Schulman
Professor Medicine
Department of Nephrology and Hypertension
Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
United States
Marina Charitou
Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine
Department of Endocrinology
SUNY Stony Brook Medicine
USA
Hitoshi Hirose
Associate Professor
Department of Surgery
Thomas Jefferson University
United States
Clark D Witherspoon
Professor
Department of Ophthalmology
University of Alabama at Birmingham
United States
Richard D. Hammer
Associate Professor
Department of Clinical Pathology
University of Missouri
United States
Hugh Koch
Clinical psychologist
Visiting Professor, Stockholm University
The Cheltenham & Gloucester Hospital
United Kingdom
Hongwei Qin
Associate Professor
Department of Cell, Developmental and Integrative Biology
University of Alabama
United States
Xu Zeng
Associate Professor
Department of Pathology
Temple University School of Medicine
United States
Howard Prentice
Associate Professor
Biomedical Science
Florida Atlantic University
United States
Ray Kirk
Associate Professor
Department of Health Sciences
University of Canterbury
New Zealand
Jerry M. Kovoor
Visiting Associate Professor
Department of Radiology
University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine
United States
Isabel Cristina Ribeiro Pires
Professor
Department of Veterinary Sciences
University of Tras-os-Montes e Alto Douro (UTAD)
Portugal
Alfonso Caracuel
Assistant Professor
Mind Brain and Behavior Research Center
University of Granada
Spain
Robert A. Sikorski
Assistant Professor
Department of Anesthesiology
University of Maryland
United States
Syed Ali Azim
Associate Professor
Department of Anesthesiology
Stony Brook University Medical Center
United States
Viroj Wiwanitkit
Professor
Chulalongkorn University
Thailand
Abeer Mohamed Esmail Hagras
Associate Professor
Forensic Medicine & Toxicology
Faculty of Medicine
Taif University
KSA
Dieudonne Kaimbo Wa Kaimbo
Professor
Ophthalmology and Biophysics
University of Kinshasa
Congo
Andre Megarbane
Professor
Unit of Medical Genetics
University Saint-Joseph
Lebanon
 Ilias Porfyridis
Pulmonary Department
Nicosia General Hospital
Cyprus
Pablo Ruiz Sada
Doctor
Department of Internal Medicine
Reina Sofía Hospital
Spain
Ashik Hayat
Nephrologist
Department of Medicine and Nephrology
Taranaki Base Hospital
New Zealand
Michael Friedland
Professor
Clinical Biomedical Science
Florida Atlantic University
United States
Daohai Yu
Associate Professor
Department of Clinical Sciences
Temple University School of Medicine
United States
Donald E. Stowell
Associate Professor
Section of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery
University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center
United States