Editorial Board : International Journal of Critical Illness and Injury Science

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Editorial Board


Andrew C. Miller, MD​
Department of Emergency Medicine, TeamHeath, Belleville, Illinois, USA​

Sagar Galwankar, MBBS, DNB, MPH, Dip. ABEM
Associate Professor & Director of Resaerch,
Florida State University College of Medicine, Tallahassee, Florida, USA

Stanislaw P. Stawicki, MD, MBA, FACS
Chair, Department of Research & Innovation,
St. Luke's University Health Network, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, USA

​Section Editors
Infectious Disease Sciences

Chiara Tommasi, MD
National Institute for Infectious Diseases
Rome, Italy

Operative Critical Care

Marc A. De Moya, MD
Div. of Trauma,
Emergency Surgery & Surgical Critical Care Massachusetts
General Hospital, Harvard University, Boston,
United States

Intensive Care Epidemiology

Tomasz Czarnik, MD
Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care,
Regional Medical Center,
Aleja Witosa, Opole, Poland

Experimental Medicine

Yoshihiro Moriwaki, PhD
Department of Critical Care and Emergency Center,
Yokohama City University Medical Center, Japan

Lung Injury and Interventions

Demosthenes Makris MD, PhD
Department of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine
University of Thessaly, France

Public Health Evaluations

Francesca Pistoia, MD, PhD
Department of Internal Medicine and Public Health,
University of L'Aquila, Italy

Interventional Radiology and Imaging

Veronica Manduku, MBBS, MMED
Kenya Medical Research Institute Centre for Clinical Research,
Nairobi. Kenya

Simulation Studies

Stuart Marshall MB.ChB. MHumanFact. MRCA FANZCA
Faculty in Anaesthesia and Perioperative Medicine,
Southern Health Simulation and Skills Centre,
Monash Medical Centre Moorabbin Campus,
Monash University, Australia

Injury Science

Alexander Novotny, MD
Department of Surgery,
Klinikum Rechts Der Isar Der
Muenchen, Germany

Pain Medicine

Ayman Abd Al-Maksoud Yousef, MD
Anesthesia, Critical Care and Pain Management
Anesthesia Department, Tanta, Egypt

Translational Science

Remy Hakobyan MD, PhD
Chair of Anesthesiology and Intensive care
Yerevan State Medical University
Erebuni Medical Center, Armenia

Public Policy

Blossom Yen-Ju Lin, PhD
Institute of Health Service Administration,
China Medical University, Taiwan

Evidence Based Medicine

Alistair Nichol, MB, BCh, BAO, FCARCSI, CICM, PhD, Dip Man
Department of Intensive Medicine
Alfred Hospital, Monash University,
Melbourne, Australia

Quality Science

William T. McGee, MD, MHA
Director, ICU Quality Improvement
Baystate Medical Center
Associate Professor of Medicine and Surgery
Tufts University School of Medicine, Springfield, MA


Wellingson Paiva, MD FRSM
Division of Neurosurgical Trauma
University of Sao Paulo, Brazil

Cardiovascular Sciences

François Roubille, MD, PhD.
Cardiology Department
Arnaud de Villeneuve University Hospital,
Montpellier, France


Hugo Tannus Furtado de Mendonça Filho MD, PhD
Faculty of the Abdominal Surgery Section,
National Institutes of Cancer, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Pediatric Sickness & Injury

Abhijeet Saha, MD
Division of Pediatric Critical Care & Pediatric Nephrology
PGIMER & Associated Dr RML Hospital,
New Delhi, India

Julin F. Tang, MD
Professor of Clinical Anesthesia and Critical Care
UCSF/San Francisco General Hospital, USA

Airway Breathing and Circulation

Kwang Joo Park, MD, PhD
Professor at Lung Cancer Center
Department of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
Ajou University School of Medicine,
Suwon, South Korea

Interventional Critical Care

Marcelo Gama de Abreu, MD, MSc, PhD,
Head of Research, Head of the Pulmonary Engineering Group
Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine
University Hospital Carl Gustav Carus, Dresden, Germany

Critical Metabolic Medicine

Prof George A Thomson FRCP, FRCP (Glasg), FRCP(Edin), MCCP(Hon)
Associate Medical Director / Director of Postgraduate Medical Education
Assistant Dean (International),
Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh, UK

Military Medicine

Amy Vertress, MD
Department of Surgery, Walter Reed Army Medical Center,
Washington, DC, USA

Remote Medicine

Christopher H. Lee, MD
Yale University Department of Emergency Medicine
New Haven, CT, USA

Tropical Medical Sciences

Viroj Wiwanitkit, M.D
Professor of Tropical Medicine,
Hainan Medical College, China

Toxicological Risk Assessment

Raymond Harbison, PhD
Director of Center for Risk Assessment
University of South Florida School of Public Health
Tampa, Florida, US


Alaa Sabry, MD
Mansoura Urology and Nephrology Center
Mansoura University, Egypt.

Critical Care Sonology

David P. Bahner, MD
Director of Emergency Ultrasound Fellowship
Professor of Emergency Medicine
The Ohio State University College of Medicine,
Columbus, Ohio, USA

Burns & Wound Science

John J. Lukaszczyk, MD
Co-Director, Wound Management Center
St. Luke's University Health Network,
Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, USA

Geriatric Intensive Care

Kevin K Chung, MD, FACP
Medical Director, Burn ICU
US Army Institute of Surgical Research, USA

Sonology Techniques

Larry A. Melniker, MD, FACEP
Vice Chair for Quality Management,
Professor of Surgery,
New York Methodist Hospital, NY

Critical Pharmacology

Anthony T. Gerlach, PharmD
Associate Professor, Department of Clinical Pharmacy
The Ohio State University Medical Center,
Columbus, Ohio, USA

Fluid Resuscitation Science

Jose L. Pascual, MD, PhD
Faculty of Surgery
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine,

Pre-Hospital Critical Care

Arie Eisenman, MD
Head of Medical Emergency Department
The Western Galilee Hospital
Nahariya, Israel

Emergency Intensive Care

WAI KC Abraham, MD
Accident & Emergency, Prince of Wales Hospital.
The Chinese University of Hong Kong, HK

Critical Care of Women

Hemantha Senanayake, MD
Professor of Gynecology and Obstetrics,
University of Colombo, Sri Lanka

Hospital Epidemiology

Marissa M. Alejandria, MD, MSc
Professor, Department of Clinical Epidemiology
University of the Philippines-College of Medicine
Manila, The Philippines

Biomarkers and Immunogenetics

Priyadarshi Sahu, PhD
KIIT School of Biotechnology,
KIIT University, Bhubaneswar, India

Brain Injury and Intervention

Jagdish C Sharma, FRCP, FESO
Consultant Physician, Kings Mill Hospital,
Sherwood Forest Hospitals NHS Trust
Honorary Professor in Stroke Medicine,
University of Nottingham, UK

Hepatology and Gastrointestinal Science

H. Janaka De Silva MD, DPhil(Oxon), FRCP, FCCP
Professor of Medicine and Gastroenterology
Faculty of Medicine, University of Kelaniya, Sri lanka

Medical Philosophy and Ethics

Thomas J. Papadimos, MD, MPH, FCCM
Professor, Department of Anesthesiology,
The Ohio State University College of Medicine,
Columbus, Ohio, USA

Advisory Editors
Adrian Dragu, MD
Department of Plastic and Hand Surgery
Erlangen-Nuernberg, University Hospital
Krankenhausstrasse, Erlangen, Germany

Ahmad Khaldun Ismail, MD
Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia Medical Centre (UKMMC),
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Ahmad K Darwazah, MBBCH, MS, PhD, FRCS
Makassed Hospital Mount of Olives, Jerusalem
Al-Qudes University, Jerusalem

Alex Bekker, MD, PhD
Professor of Anesthesiology & and Neurosurgery
Vice-Chair for Research for Anesthesiology
New York University Medical Center, NY, USA

Ajay K Khanna, MS
Head of Surgery
Institute of Medical Sciences, Banaras Hindu University,
Varanasi, India

Alexandru-Eugen Nicolau, MD,Ph.D
Head of Laparoscopic Training Center
Emergency Hospital Bucharest, Romania
Vice President ARCE (Romanian Association of Endoscopic Surgery)

Alexander E. Handschin, MD
Braunschweig Hospital
Division of Plastic, Reconstructive and Hand Surgery
University of Hannover, Germany

Anis Chaari, MD
Department of Intensive Medicine,
Habib Bourguiba Hospital, Tunisia

Atsunori Nakao, MD
Heart, Lung and Esophageal Surgery Institute
Department of Surgery, University of Pittsburgh

Artur Laizo, MS
University of President Antônio Carlos
Juiz de Fora - Minas Gerais – Brazil

Argyris Michalopoulos, MD, PhD, FCCM, FCCP
Director of Intensive Medicine
Henry Dunant Hospital, Athens, Greece

Athanasios D. Marinis, MD, PhD
Department of Surgery,
Tzaneion General Hospital, Piraeus,

Arvind Venkat, MD, FACEP
Director of Research in Emergency Medicine
Allegheny General Hospital,
Drexel University College of Medicine
Pittsburgh, PA, USA

Babatunde Olayemi Akinbami, BDS, FWACS, MS
Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
University of Port Harcourt, Nigeria

Renato Seligman, MD PhD
Professor of Internal Medicine Department
Professor of Medical Sciences Post-Graduation
Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul Porto Alegre,

Ben Creagh-Brown, MD
Division of Critical Care, Royal Brompton Hospital
National Heart and Lung Institute,
Imperial College, London, UK

Beata Wozakowska-Kaplon, MD
Chairman of Clinical Cardiology,
University of Humanities and Science in Kielce,

C. C. Dos Santos, MD, MSc, FRCPC.
Clinician-Scientist & Faculty of Medical Critical Care
St. Michael's Hospital, Toronto,
ON, Canada

Bradley N. Younggren, MD FACEP
Madigan Army Medical Center,
Ft. Lewis WA
University of Washington, USA

Devaka Fernando MD FRCP FRCP (Edin) MSc
Honorary Professor & Head of Diabetes and Endocrinology
Sherwood Forest Hospitals NHS Trust
United Kingdom

Chad G. Ball, MD, MSc, FRCSC
Department of Surgery & Trauma Services
University of Calgary,
Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Elio Hitoshi Shinohara, DDS, PhD
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
UNINOVE Dental School, Sao Paulo, Brazil

Panagiotis (Panos) Ch. Anastasopoulos, MSc, PhD
Research Team at Center for Road Safety,
Purdue University, USA

Evert Eriksson, MD
Trauma / Surgical Critical Care / Acute Care Surgery
Medical University of South Carolina
Charleston, SC, USA

Gilberto Friedman, MD
Professor of Internal Medicine
Federal University of Rio Grande
Largo Eduardo Zaccaro Faraco - Rua Ramiro Barcelos, Brazil

Inga Karu MD, PhD
Postoperative Intensive Care Unit
North Estonia Medical Centre, Tallinn, Estonia

Feyzi Birol Sarica, MD
Başkent University, Faculty of Medicine
Department of Neurosurgery
Adana Training and Research Center, Adana, Turkey

Joseph D. Tobias, MD
Chief, Pediatric Anesthesiology
Russell and Mary Shelden Chair of Intensive Care Medicine
University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri, USA

James M. O'Brien, Jr., MD, MSc
Associate Professor & Assistant Director,
Medical Intensive Care Unit
Center for Critical Care
Divison of Pulmonary, Allergy,
Critical Care and Sleep Medicine
The Ohio State University Medical Center, OH, USA

Roberto Manfredini, MD
Chief, of Internal Medicine,
Hospital of the Delta, Azienda USL Ferrara, Italy
Associate Professor of Internal Medicine, and Vascular Diseases Center,
Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine,
University of Ferrara, Italy

Joseph Y Ting, MD
Director of Emergency Medicine Training
Mater Public Hospitals,
Raymond Terrace, South Brisbane,

Kelly Foster, RN
Pediatric Intensive Care Unit
Mater Health Services,
Mater Children's Hospital,
Brisbane, Australia

Karen A Eley, MBChB (Hons), MRCS(Ed), PGCTLCP, FHEA, MSc
University of Oxford,
Oxford Radcliffe Hospitals NHS Trust, UK

Luciano Santana-Cabrera, MD
Department of Intensive Care
Universitary Hospital Insular in Gran Canaria
Canary Islands, Spain

Luigi Beretta, MD
Associate Professor of Intensive Care
Vita-Salute S. Raffaele University, Milan, Itlay

Melissa Whitmill, MD, FACS
Medical Director, Surgical Critical Care, Miami Valley Hospital,
Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine,
Dayton, Ohio, USA

Nasim Ahmed, MD, FACS
Medical Director, Surgical ICU (SICU)
Jersey Shore University Medical Center
Neptune, N, USA

Offir Ben-Ishay, MD
Division of Surgery
Department of General Surgery
Rambam Health Care Campus,
Haifa, Israel

Roberta Targa Stramandinoli, MDS
Faculty of Odontology
Federal of Parana University, Brazil

Swagata Tripathy, MD
Anesthesia and Critical Care
Kalinga Institute of Medical Sciences,
Bhubaneshwar, India

Sylvia Siebig, MD
Department of Internal Medicine
University of Regensburg, Germany

Thashi Chang, MD, MRCP, DPhil(Oxon)
Consultant Neurologist,
Senior Lecturer in Medicine
Faculty of Medicine,
University of Colombo, Sri Lanka

Theodoros Xanthos MD, PhD
Department of Experimental Surgery and Surgical Research,
University of Athens,
Medical School, Athens,

Abhinav Sonkar, MS
Professor of Surgery
KG Medical University, Lucknow, India

Tijani El Harroudi, MD
Professor of Surgery,
University of Oujda,
Oujda, Morocco

Tolga Atilla Sagban, MD
Vascular Surgery,
General Surgery and Kidney Transplantation
Heinrich-Heine University of Düsseldorf, Germany

Pushpa Sharma, PhD
Department of Anesthesiology
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences
4301 Jones Bridge Road
Bethesda, MD 20814

Editorial Experts

Richard P. Sharpe, MD
Director, International Surgical Studies
St. Luke's University Health Network
Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, USA

Claire V. Murphy, PharmD, BCPS
Residency Program Director
Department of Pharmacy
The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center
Columbus, Ohio, USA

Niels D. Martin, MD, FACS
Associate Professor & Section Chief, Surgical Critical Care
Department of Surgery, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

Mamta Swaroop, MD, FACS
Associate Professor of Surgery
Northwestern University School of Medicine
Chicago, Illinois, USA