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International Medical Case Reports Journal

ISSN: 1179-142X

Professor Ronald Prineas

Professor Prineas

Wake Forest School of Medicine, Division of Public Health Sciences, Winston-Salem, NC, USA

Professor Ronald Prineas MB BS (University of Sydney/Australia) PhD (University of London/UK) FACE, FACC, FAHA, FRCP (Lond), FRCPE, Professor Emeritus Division of Public Health Sciences, Wake Forest University School of Medicine. He was director of EPICARE section of Epidemiology and Prevention, Division of Public Health Sciences until retirement in 2009; Chair of the Department of Epidemiology and Public Health at the University of Miami, Florida from 1988 to 1997. Before that, he was on the faculty at the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis; at the University of Melbourne, Australia; the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London UK; and clinical resident at the Royal Infirmary in Glasgow, Scotland; Royal Perth Hospital, Western Australia; and the Royal Prince Henry Hospital, Sydney Australia. He has continued experience in cardiovascular disease clinical trials and epidemiological studies particularly with population electrocardiology and blood pressure methodology.

He is the senior author of the Minnesota Code Manual of Electrocardiographic Findings; and has authored over 400 peer-reviewed scientific publications. He has extensive experience as PI, chair and member of all committees (including data and safety monitoring committees) related to clinical trials and longitudinal epidemiologic studies related to coronary heart disease, hypertension and diabetes (among children, adults and the aged) conducted by NIH, over the past 35 years, and latterly has been an investigator in international clinical trials among HIV infected adults. He is a continuing consultant to WHO and NHANES on matters of survey methodology and is currently a consultant to the i3C follow up study; and continues to serve on adjudication committees for a number of national and international clinical trials; and classifies electrocardiograms for several clinical trials; and serves as editor on a number of online Public Health journals.


Dr Scott Fraser

Dr Fraser

Consultant Ophthalmologist, Sunderland Eye Infirmary, United Kingdom

Professor Scott Fraser is a consultant ophthalmologist at Sunderland Eye Infirmary in the North East of the UK. He is also honorary lecturer at the University of Newcastle Upon Tyne and visiting professor at the University of Sunderland. He is a member of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh and the Royal College of Ophthalmologists.

He trained as an ophthalmologist initially in Newcastle and then completed his training at Moorfields Eye Hospital. At Moorfields he was also a research fellow initially looking into risk factors for late presentation of glaucoma and later as the Friend of Moorfields funded researcher looking at the genetics of glaucoma. He was awarded his MD in 2000.

His main clinical interest is in glaucoma in which he completed subspeciality training at Moorfields. His research interests also include glaucoma but more widely he is interested in factors that alter compliance with eye medications. He also has an interest in evidence based medicine and is an editor for the Cochrane Eyes and Vision group. He has published over 50 peer reviewed articles and over 100 presentations at scientific meetings. He has written chapters for 7 textbooks and has co-written a manual for eye care.

Editorial Board

Shahin Akhondzadeh, Professor of Clinical Psychopharmacology, Roozbeh Psychiatric Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran

Perenlei Enkhbaatar, Professor, Department of Anesthesiology, Director of Translational Intensive Care Unit, Charles Robert Allen Professor in Anesthesiology; University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston TX, USA

Levent Filik, Professor of Gastroenterology, Gastroenterology Unit, Ankara Research Hospital, Turkey

Robert Kaplan, Clinical Excellence Research Center (CERC), Stanford University, Stanford, CA, USA

Martin A. Katzman BSc, MD, FRCPC, Clinic Director: START (Stress, Trauma, Anxiety, Rehabilitation and Treatment) Clinic for the Mood and Anxiety Disorders
Professor: Adler Graduate Professional School, Adjunct Professor: Department of Psychiatry, Northern Ontario School of Medicine, Adjunct Professor: Department of Psychology, Lakehead University, Adjunct Professor: Edward S. Rogers Sr., Department of Electric and Computer Engineering, University of Toronto, Board Member: American Professional Society of ADHD and Related Disorders (APSARD).

Amit Ray, Neurologist, Director Neurology, Aurora Healthcare, Kenosha, WI, USA

Allan Spigelman, Professor of Surgery, University of New South Wales, Clinical, Sydney, Australia