EDITORIAL BOARD MEMBERS

J. Michael Hardin
J. Michael Hardin
Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs
Samford University
United States
BIOGRAPHY:

Dr. J. Michael Hardin is the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs at Samford University.  Dr. Hardin has a B.A. in Math and Philosophy from the University of West Florida, an M.S. in Research Design and Statistics from Florida State University, and an M.A. in Mathematics from the University of Alabama.  He earned a Master of Divinity from New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary and his Ph.D. in Applied Statistics from the University of Alabama.  His areas of speciality include data mining and knowledge discovery, data visualization, data warehousing, machine learning, statistical classification models, data management and collection methodologies, research design, informatics, the applications of statistical methodologies in biostatistics.

Dr. J. Michael Hardin has memberships in many professional and scholarly organizations like Alpha Kappa Psi Professional Business Fraternity (2014 - Present), INFORMS (2011 – Present), etc. He has patents and received honors, the fellow award like got Elected 2011 Fellow of the American Statistical Association. He serves as Editor in many international journals and participates in activities related to service, school, and community, etc.

RESEARCH INTERESTS:

Dr. J. Michael Hardin research interests include Statistical issues in Business Analytics, Data Mining and Knowledge Discovery, including appropriate Database and Data Warehouse design and development. Particular areas of application include health and healthcare organization data analysis, e.g. profiling, case-mix adjustments, fraud and aberrancy identification, and utilization and risk management



OTHER EDITORIAL BOARD MEMBER

Jason Powell
Professor
Department of Social and Political Science
University of Chester
UK
Konstantinos (Costas) A. Fourtounas
Associate Professor of Internal Medicine – Nephrology
School of Health Sciences, University of Thessaly
Greece
Edwin Herazo Acevedo
Director
Human Behavior Research Institute
Colombia
Cecilia Young
Researcher
Physician Pharmacist
People Health Magazine
Hong Kong
Chung-Yi Chen
Dean and Professor
School of Medical and Health Sciences
Fooyin University
Taiwan
Khalid Al Aboud
Head of Public Health Department
King Faisal Hospital
Makkah
Saudi Arabia
Somchai Bovornkitti
Professor of Medicine
The Academy of Science
The Royal Society of Thailand
Thailand
Eghbal Sekhavati
Department of Health
Larestan School of Medical Sciences
Iran