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Journal of Spine

ISSN: 2165-7939

Open Access

Editor-in-Chief

Anthony T. Yeung

Anthony T. Yeung

, MD Editor-in-Chief
orthopedic spine surgeon Desert Institute for Spine Care Arizona, USA

Biography

Dr. Yeung is a board certified orthopedic spine surgeon sub-specializing in endoscopic surgery of the lumbar spine. Dr. Yeung is currently the executive director of International Intradiscal and Transforaminal Therapy Society, having also served as President and Director of Medical Education. Locally, Dr. Yeung has been honored by the Business Journal as a “Health Care Hero” and awarded the Arizona Medical Association’s Humanitarian and National leadership Award.

Research Interest

Minimally invasive/endoscopic spine surgery, orthopedic surgery

Siavash S. Haghighi

Siavash S. Haghighi

, PhD Editor-in-Chief
Director, Clinical Neurodiagnostic Department
Sharp HealthCare, USA

Biography

Dr. Haghighi has been active in areas of spinal cord injury and application of applied neurophysiology in particular evoked responses in clinical research for the last twenty years. His efforts in these areas have resulted in numerous publications in international as well as national scientific journals. He has been recognized as an authority in the field, and been invited speaker in numerous national meetings. He is currently investigating the role of multipulse transcranial electrical stimulation in spinal surgery.

Research Interest

Intra-operative neurophysiologic monitoring, Neurology, Neurosurgery

Afrooz Afghani

Afrooz Afghani

, PhD, MPH Editor-in-Chief
Professorial Lecturer, Department of Epidemiology & Biostatistics Department of Exercise & Nutrition Sciences
The George Washington University, Milken Institute of Public Health

Biography

Professor Afghanis education, research and teaching experience in the last two decades integrate the disciplines of clinical and preventive medicine, kinesiology, nutrition, human physiology, and epidemiology. Dr. Afghani earned her PhD from a highly competitive five-year program at the University of Southern California with a dual focus in Kinesiology and Epidemiology. Since then, she has collaborated with world renowned researchers and clinicians at USC and UC, San Diego on several NIH-funded research projects with interest in the factors that influence bone acquisition, maintenance, and loss in healthy or diseased children, adults and the elderly of multi-ethnicities. Dr. Afghani has published extensively in the fields of preventive medicine, sports medicine and endocrinology in reputable peer-reviewed scientific journals and has been the editor of two books and the author of several book chapters. She also serves on the honorary editorial board of Clinical Medicine: Pediatrics and the Open Obesity Journal. Professor Afghanis teaching experience has been extensive as well both in the classroom setting (USC and UCLA) and online (TUI) where she has taught and mentored students at the undergraduate and graduate levels since 2000.

Research Interest

Kinesiology, Epidemiology

Alessandro Landi

Alessandro Landi

, MD, PhD in Neuroscience and Ma Editor-in-Chief
University of Rome, Consultant of the General Command of the Carabinieri Army of Rome Dpt of Neurology and Phsychiatry Division of Neurosurgery A, Sapienza, Neurosurgeon and Spine surgeon, Italy

Biography

Dr. Alessandro Landi complted his Residency in Neurosurgery from the University of Rome, Italy from 1998-2005.He is continuing his PhD from he same University presently. Dr. Landi is the member of many international affiliations. He is presently working as a neurosurgeon in Department of Neurological Sciences, University of Rome.

Research Interest

Anterior and Posterior spine surgery; cranio-cervical junction surgery, pain therapy; minimally invasive and endoscopic spine surgery; spinal neurooncology, Application of hemocomponents in spine surgery; spine trauma, neurotraumatology, biomolecular research for bone augmentation

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