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Editorial Team

OJMR Chief Editor

Prof. Akinola A. R. ALADA

Chief Editor: Open Journal of Medical Research (OJMR)

OJN Editor
Prof. Akinola A. R. ALADA is Professor of Physiology Endocrinology and Metabolism. Department of Physiology, College of Medicine, University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria. With research interest in the areas of Endocrinology and metabolism. I am particularly interested in the role of extra-hepatic tissues in glucose homeostasis and metabolism. I have worked extensively on the contributions of gastro-intestinal tract and skeletal muscle in glucose homeostasis. Recently, I have also been looking at the effects of chronic and acute intake of caffeine and some caffeine containing foods in glucose and lipid homeostasis. I am also interested in comparative physiology and I have looked at carbohydrate metabolism in different animal groups including toads, rats, mice and dogs. A consulting Editor, Research Update in Medical Sciences and Editor-in-Chief, Nigerian Journal of Physiological Sciences and Open Journal of Medical Research (OJMR).
Email: editor@openjournalsnigeria.org.ng


Prof. Badrinarayan Mishra

Editorial Board Member: OJN

OJN Editor
Prof. Badrinarayan Mishra a senior professor in Community Medicine, is a public health expert per excellence. His vast experience in academics, research and scientific publications has bestowed him with national and international accords. Over 20 international publication houses have him in their editorial board. He has 70 odd publications with over 300 citations. His e-learning modules for EU and other reputed bodies are warmly perceived. Non-communicable diseases, tropical medicine, medical research and epidemiology are his forte. Few of his noteworthy present engagements are; member of ‘Asian Council of Science Editors’, Member of ‘Geneva Foundation of Medical Education and Research’, Member ‘The Science Advisory Board’ Arlington, VA; Member academic council RDGMC Ujjain, Resource fellow IGNOU and Consultant to ARCADE-RSDH.EU.
Email: badrinarayan_mishra[at]gmail.com


Prof. Jason Powell

Editorial Board Member: OJN

OJN Editor
Prof. Jason Powell Professor of Gerontology and Sociology, University of Chester, Professor of Gerontology and Assoc Dean of Faculty of Health and Life Sciences, Coventry University, Professor of Community Practice and Social Justice, Manchester Metropolitan University. Visiting Research Fellow, Oxford Institute of Population Ageing, The University of Oxford, Visiting Research Scholar, The Harvard Medical School, Professor of Community Leadership/Head of Social Sciences, The University of Central Lancashire.
Email: Jasonpwll3[at]gmail.com


Prof. Nair CKK (Cherupally Krishnan Krishnan)

Editorial Board Member: OJN

OJN Editor
Prof. Nair CKK (Cherupally Krishnan Krishnan) is presently Hon.Director of Research,St.Gregorios Dental College and Research Centre, Kothamangalam 686681, Kerala (2015 Dec. to date). He was Scientific Officer (H), Head, Radiation Biochemistry section, R.B.H.S. Division, Bhabha Atomic Research Centre, Bombay prior to his superanuaton after almost 39 years of meritorious service (Jan 1967-.Nov.2005). After this, he was Professor of Radiation Biology, Amala Cancer Research Centre, Trichur (Feb.2006-June 2011) and Dean of Research, Pushpagiri Institute of Medical Sciences and Research Centre, Thiruvalla (2011 July – 2015 Nov.). He obtained PhD in Biochemistry for the Thesis - "Some aspects of DNA replication and repair"- from the University of Bombay, 1977. He has 50 years research and more than 25 years of postgraduate-teaching experience ( BARC training school, Unv.Mumbai and MS Unv.Baroda) and he has been a faculty many international/national workshops, apart from organizing may workshops. He has expertise in Molecular Biology, Biotechnology, Biochemistry, DNA Repair, Cellular Stress Response, Radiation Biology, Radiomodifiers in Radiotherapy of Cancer, Radiation Protection. Nanotechnology, Phytoceuticals, Drug development for Cancer, Environmental pollution and genotoxicity and has significant research contributions in these areas. His publications include, two books - 1. Radiation sensitizers – A contemporary audit, Eds. N.G.Huilgol, C.K.K.Nair and V.T.Kagiya, Publ.Narosa Publishing House, New Delhi, India and 2. Nanotechnology - Role of nanotechnology in cancer therapy, M.O.Viji and C.K.K.Nair, Lambart Academic Publishers, 2011 and 231 papers in international journals. He has delivered 132 Invited talks and presented more than 150 papers in various international and national Symposia and Conferences.
Email: ckknair[at]yahoo.com


Prof. Emad Tawfik Mahmoud Daif

Editorial Board Member: OJN

OJN Editor
Prof. Emad Tawfik Mahmoud Daif urgery, Faculty of Oral & Dental Medicine, Cairo University, Egypt. Professor and clinical supervisor of Oral & Maxillo-facial Surgery for graduate & postgraduate students, Faculty of Oral & Dental Medicine, Cairo University.
Email: daif_emad[at]yahoo.com


Ass. Prof. M. Varalakshmi

Editorial Board Member: OJN

OJN Editor
Ass. Prof. M. Varalakshmi is an Assistant Professor, School of Medical Sciences, University of Hyderabad. With 24years of experience in the Profession, closely contribute to Nursing and Public health teaching & Research with innovative & interdisciplinary approach. Work for socio behavioural, culturally sensitive and gender equitable strategies for health promotion in the ageing and adolescent populations. Interested in Simulation based learning for to enhance life skills among learners
Email: lakshmi[at]uohyd.ac.in


Ass. Prof. Yueh-Tao Chiang

Editorial Board Member: OJN

OJN Editor
Ass. Prof. Yueh-Tao Chiang is a Doctor of Graduate Institute of Clinical Medical Sciences and Assistant Professor, School of Nursing, Chang Gung University , Tao-Yuan, Taiwan. Visiting scholar, Centre for Health Services and Nursing Research, Catholic University of Leuven, Leuven, Belgium.
Email: lisachiang[at]mail.cgu.edu.tw


Ass. Prof. Zhou zhidong

Editorial Board Member: OJN

OJN Editor
Ass. Prof. Zhou zhidong is an Assistant Professor in Neuroscience & Behavioural Disorders Programme. Associate Clinician Scientist, Department of Research, National Neuroscience Institute. Research Interest: Translational Neuroscience researches on neuron degeneration in Parkinson's disease (PD), Alzheimer’s disease (AD) and other human neurodegenerative disorders. My laboratory’s interests lie in translational studies on identification and verification of novel key molecular and therapeutic targets, signalling pathways or new effective neuro-protective agents relevant to pathogenesis and therapy of debilitating human neurodegenerative diseases, including Parkinson disease (PD), Alzheimer’s disease (AD) and other human neuron degenerative disorders.
Email: zhidong_zhou[at]nni.com.sg


Dr. Pratheeshkumar Poyil

Editorial Board Member: OJN

OJN Editor
Dr. Pratheeshkumar Poyil is an Associate Scientist at Human Cancer Genomics Research, King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Centre (KFSH&RC) Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Before joining at KFSH&RC, he was a Research Associate in the Department of Toxicology and Cancer Biology, University of Kentucky, Lexington, USA for a period of 2011- 2016. He received his PhD degree in Tumor Immunology from Mahatma Gandhi University in 2011. He has been an author or co-author of more than 60 published research articles including reviews and book chapters; these articles have received 1543 citations with an H-index of 24 (Google Scholar, up to March 10, 2018). Add to this, he is an active reviewer of more than 20 international research journals. He is a member of editorial boards of International Journals and served as guest editor for 4 special journal issues in his research area. He is a highly motivated and innovative molecular biologist expertise in development and execution of translational biology, genetic and biochemistry-based research methods. His research interest includes the elucidation of cancer chemo-resistance mechanisms; identification of novel therapeutic targets in breast, papillary thyroid, colon and ovarian cancers and their targeting with small molecule inhibitors.
Email: ppoyil[at]kfshrc.edu.sa


Dr. Babatunde Abiodun Gbolade

Editorial Board Member: OJN

OJN Editor
Dr. Babatunde Abiodun Gbolade is a Consultant Gynaecologist & Director of Fertility Control Unit, Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust, Leeds. Senior Clinical Lecturer, Medical Academic Educators Unit, Leeds Institute of Medical Education, University of Leeds.
Email: b.a.gbolade[at]leeds.ac.uk


Dr. Ike Okosun

Editorial Board Member: OJN

OJN Editor
Dr. Ike Okosun an Associate Professor for the School of Public Health at Georgia State University (GSU). He received his doctorate from The University of Pittsburgh, Graduate School of Public Health and has over 25 years of experience in public health. Dr. Okosun is a chronic disease epidemiologist who is an internationally recognized expert in the epidemiology of hypertension, type 2 diabetes, obesity and metabolic syndrome. Dr. Okosun’s research in diabetes, hypertension, obesity and insulin resistance syndrome has provided an understanding of the epidemiology of these diseases. His work on the role of abdominal obesity in explaining racial/ethnic variations for cardiovascular diseases has furthered understanding of lipid biology. Dr. Okosun is a Fellow of the Royal Society for the Promotion of Health, The North American Association for the Study of Obesity and the Royal Institute of Public Health and Hygiene. He is a member of the American Academy of Health Behavior and serves on the nutrition consultation team for the CDC Community Guide to Preventive Services. He is also a member of many scientific organizations including, American Public Health Association, Society for Epidemiologic Research, North American Association for the study of Obesity, International Society for the Study of Hypertension in Blacks and the American College of Epidemiology.
Email: iokosun[at]gsu.edu


Dr Boniface Ikenna Eze

Editorial Board Member: OJN

OJN Editor
Dr Boniface Ikenna Eze is a senior lecturer at the Department of Ophthalmology, University of Nigeria, Enugu Campus, and honorary consultant ophthalmomologist/Retina-Vitreous physician to the University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital, Enugu. He is a fellow of the Nigerian Postgraduate Medical College - FMCOph, West African College of Surgeons- FWACS, and International College of Surgeons-FICS. He is the director of postgraduate training programme in ophthalmology. He successfully completed fellowship training in Medical Retina/Vitreous at LV Prasad Eye Institute, Hyderabad, India.
Email: xy316576[at]yahoo.com