12th International Conference on

Childhood Obesity and Nutrition

Theme: Developing new strategies through nutrition against childhood obesity

OCM for Childhood Obesity Series Conferences

Organizing Committee - Childhood Obesity 2018

OCM Member

Joycelyn M. Peterson

Chair & Director
Oakwood University
United States

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Adelia C. Bovell-Benjamin

Professor
Tuskegee University
United States

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Claudia Ivonne Ramírez Silva

Doctor
Center for Nutrition and Health Research
United States

Biography Research Interest

Organizing Committee - Nutrition Congress 2018

OCM Member

Maria-Luz Fernandez

Professor
University of Connecticut
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Piergiorgio Bolasco

Director
Territorial Nephrology Department – Cagliari
Italy

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Francisco Javier Senorans Rodriguez

Professor
Autonomous University of Madrid
Spain

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Deanna Minich

Instructor
University of Western States
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Teruyoshi Amagai

Professor
Mukogawa Women’s University
Japan

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Nimmathota Arlappa

Scientist (Deputy Director)
National Institute of Nutrition
Indian Council Of medical Research
India

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Louay Labban

Professor
A’Sharqiyah University
Oman

Biography Research Interest

Organizing Committee - Obesity 2018

OCM Member

Geetha Thangiah, PH.D.

Associate Professor
Auburn University
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Teddy Rothstein

Foremost Specialist
OJW Protocol
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Ivana Vucenik

Associate Professor
University of Maryland School of Medicine
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Kranthi K

Associate Professor
Methodist University in Fayetteville
USA

Biography Research Interest

Organizing Committee - Obesity Meeting 2018

OCM Member

Vaclav Bunc

Prof
Charles University
Czech Republic

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Orlando Gonzalez

Founder & CEO
LIFE*MOD LLC
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Yu Ligen

Manager
Nanyang Technological University
Singapore

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Kourosh Sayehmiri

Prof
Ilam University of Medical Sciences
Iran

Biography Research Interest

Organizing Committee - Clinical Nutrition 2018

OCM Member

Iman A. Hakim

Dean
University of Arizona
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

David O. Kennedy

Director
Northumbria University
UK

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Mingruo Guo

Professor
The University of Vermont
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Fayaz Ahmed Sahibzada

Lecturer & Consultant Clinical Nutritionist
UQU
KSA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Susanne Bugel

Professor
Københavns Universitet
Denmark

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Abdullah Al Ghamdi

Director
King Saud bin Abdulaziz University
KSA

Biography Research Interest

Organizing Committee - Food & Nutrition 2018

OCM Member

Prof. Hanee M. Al- Dmoor

Professor
Al-Balqa Applied University
Jordan

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Randy Brown

Assistant Coach
National Basketball Association
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Kevin S. Murphy

Professor
University of Central Florida
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Laura Frank

Director
University of Washington
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Fahim Shaltout

Professor
Benha University
Egypt

Biography Research Interest

Organizing Committee - Nutrition & Health 2018

OCM Member

Sanaa Ragaee

Adjunct Professor
University of Guelph
Canada

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Suzie Waddingham

Professor
University of Tasmania
Australia

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Sandra Poirier

Professor
Middle Tennessee State University
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Gladys Onambele-Pearson

'Health, Exercise & Active Living' (HEAL) Research Centre Head
Manchester Metropolitan University
UK

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Rob te Biesebeke

Chief Scientific Officer and Chairman
HNM Foundation
Switzerland

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Marianna K Baum

Professor
Florida International University
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Chaodong Wu

Associate Professor
Texas A&M University
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Duska Curic

Professor
University of Zagreb
Croatia

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Min-Hsiung Pan

Professor
National Taiwan University
Taiwan

Biography Research Interest

Organizing Committee - Nutrition 2018

OCM Member

Dr. Mohammad Sharif Sharifi

CEO
Australian Food and Pharmaceutical Industries
Australia

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Dr. Setareh Torabian-Riasati

Associate Professor
California State University, Northridge
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Dr. ARDELEANU ŞERBAN

Assistant Professor
Grigore T. Popa University of Medicine and Pharmacy
Romania

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Dr. Shaodong Guo

Associate Professor
Texas A&M University
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Dr. Osama Ibrahim

Principal Research Scientist and Biotechnology Consultant
BioInnovation
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Dr. Santosh Jain Passi

Public Health Nutrition Consultant & Former Director, Institute of Home Economics
University of Delhi
India

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Dr. Wan Rosli Bin Wan Ishak

Professor
Universiti Sains Malaysia Health Campus
Malaysia

Biography Research Interest

Organizing Committee - World Obesity 2018

OCM Member

Parashram Jakappa Patil

Researcher
Ghokhale Institute of Politics and Economics
India

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Yat Yen

Researcher
University of Science and Technology of China
China

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Theivasanthi Thirugnanasambandan

Researcher
Kalasalingam University
India

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Richard W. M. Visser

CEO VERA and Former Minister of Health and Sports
Palmer College of Chiropractic-West, Santa Clara
California, U.S.A

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Shaodong Guo

Associate Professor
Texas A&M University College
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Baher Effat

Researcher
National Research Centre, Egypt
Egypt

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Ehud Goldhammer

Professor
Technion & Haifa University
Israel

Biography Research Interest

Organizing Committee - Childhood Obesity 2017

OCM Member

Sunil Mathur

Professor
Georgia Regents University
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Vaclav Bunc

Professor
Charles University
Czech Republic

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Lucia Pacifico

Professor
La Sapienza University of Rome,
Rome, Italy

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Cristiana Pop

Professor
Bucharest University of Economic Studies
Romania

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Mehmet Emre Atabek

Professor
Necmettin Erbakan University
Turkey

Biography Research Interest

Organizing Committee - Obesity Meeting 2017

OCM Member

Daniel Jones

Prof/Director
University of Mississippi
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Larry L-T Ho

Prof emeritus
National Yang-Ming University
Taiwan

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Václav Bunc

Prof
Charles University
czech republic

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Shaik O. Rahaman

Assistant Prof
University of Maryland
USA

Biography Research Interest

Organizing Committee - Euro Obesity 2017

OCM Member

Muhammad A Jawad

Medical Director
Orlando Regional Medical Center
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Damien Byas

Associate Professor
Center for Healthcare and Organizational Research
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Shougang Wei

Professor
Capital Medical University
China

Biography Research Interest

Organizing Committee - Obesity Medicine 2017

OCM Member

Kebret Kebede

Associate Professor
Nevada State College
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Chaodong Wu

Associate Professor
Texas A&M University
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Lynne Kennedy

Professor
University of Chester
Chester

Biography Research Interest

Organizing Committee - Obesity Summit 2017

OCM Member

Oral B. Ospanov

President
Society of Bariatric and Metabolic Surgeons of Kazakhstan (SBMSK)
Kazakhstan

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Hildegardes C. Dineros

President
Philippine Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery
Philippines

Biography Research Interest

Organizing Committee - Obesity 2017

OCM Member

Lynn Romejko Jacobs

Professor and Chair
Southern Methodist University
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Joycelyn Peterson

Chair of Nutrition and Dietetics
Oakwood University
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Aniceto Baltasar

President of the Spanish Society of Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery
Spanish Association of Surgeons (AEC)
Spain

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Genoveva Islas

Director
Cultiva La Salud
California

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Sunil Mathur

Professor and Director
Augusta University
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Ramesh Ghimire

Spatial Economics Research Scientist
Altanta Regional Commission
USA

Biography Research Interest

Organizing Committee - Obesity Congress 2017

OCM Member

Wei-Jei Lee

President
Taiwan Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery
Taiwan

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Changcheng Zhou, Ph.D.

Director of Center for Metabolic Disease Research at the University of Kentucky
University of Kentucky
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

ProfessorMehmet Emre Atabek

Head, Division of Pediatric Endocrinology, Department of Pediatrics
Necmettin Erbakan University
Konya, Turkey

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Zeev Blumenfeld

Director
Reproductive Endocrinology Dept. OB/GYN, Women Health Ctr
Israel

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Emilio Landolfi

Professor
University of the Fraser Valley
Canada

Biography Research Interest

Organizing Committee - Nutrition Congress 2017

OCM Member

Piergiorgio Bolasco

Director
Territorial Nephrology Department – Cagliari
Italy

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Kaj Winther

Professor
University of Copenhagen
Denmark

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Francois Andre Allaert

Professor
Cen Nutriment Dijon
France

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Teruyoshi Amagai

Professor
Mukogawa Women’s University
Japan

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

F. Javier Senorans Rodriguez

Professor
Autonomous University of Madrid
Spain

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Christine Brombach

Professor
Zurich University of Applied Sciences
Switzerland

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Nimmathota Arlappa

Scientist (Deputy Director)
National Institute of Nutrition
Indian Council Of medical Research
India

Biography Research Interest

Organizing Committee - Nutrition & Health 2017

OCM Member

KAZIM SAHIN

Professor
Firat University
Turkey

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

LIDIA WADOLOWSKA

Chair
University of Warmia and Mazury
Poland

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

IILICH- ERNST JASMINKA

Professor
Florida State University
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

SULEYMAN AYDIN

Professor
Firat University
Turkey

Biography Research Interest

Organizing Committee - Clinical Nutrition 2017

OCM Member

Lisa Pawloski

Professor
Mason University in Fairfax Virginia
United States

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Mingruo Guo

Professor
University of Vermont
United States

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Fayaz Ahmed Sahibzada

Lecturer & Consultant Clinical
UQU
Saudi Arabia

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Shaik Ohidar Rahaman

Professor
University of Maryland
USA

Biography Research Interest

Organizing Committee - Food & Nutrition 2017

OCM Member

Byung-Mu Lee

Professor
Sungkyunkwan University,
Korea

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Yasmine Lashine

Professor
German University, Cairo
Egypt

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Benjamin K. Simpson

Professor
Canadian Institute of Food Science & Technology (CIFST)
Canada

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Maria Gougouli

Professor
Aristotle University
Greece

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Jolene Mateko Azagba-Nyako

Professor
Jolene Mateko Azagba-Nyako University of Westminster
UK

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Sutanu Dutta Chowdhury

Professor
Basirhat College.
India

Biography Research Interest

Organizing Committee - Childhood Obesity 2016

OCM Member

Cristina Campoy

Professor
University of Granada
Spain

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Norman Pollock

Associate Professor
Georgia Regents University
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Gaston Kapuku

Associate Professor
Georgia Regents University
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Ajay Kumar Mishra

Professor
University of South Africa
South Africa

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Wenjun Li

Associate Professor
University of Massachusetts Medical School
USA

Biography Research Interest

Organizing Committee - Euro Obesity 2016

OCM Member

Don Schalch

Professor
University of wisconsin
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Maria Fernanda Cury Boaventura

Professor
Cruzeiro do Sul University
Brazil

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Marteen bak

Director
Maastricht University
The Netherlands

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Thais Cesar

Associate Professor
Sao Paulo State University (UNESP)
Brazil

Biography Research Interest

Organizing Committee - Obesity Summit 2016

OCM Member

Oral B. Ospanov

President
Society of Bariatric and Metabolic Surgeons of Kazakhstan (SBMSK)
Kazakhstan

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Hildegardes C. Dineros

President
Philippine Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery
Philippines

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Low-Tone Ho

Adjunct Professor
National Yang-Ming university
Taiwan

Biography Research Interest