Frontiers Journal of Pediatrics and Neonatology (FJPN)

Editorial Board Member

Frontier Journal of Pediatrics and Neonatology (FJPN) is an open access academic and professional journal affiliated to the FM Publishers. The Editorial Board of the FJAE has complete control over the editorial content of the Journal and the Journal is currently published twice in a year.

FJPN encourages theoretical and empirical research in the field of Pediatrics and Neonatology. All the manuscripts submitted for publication are subjected to a thorough double blind peer review process. Individuals that are keen in joining the Editorial Board should contact the Editorial office.

Joseph Eldor (Editor in Chief)

Senior Anesthesiologist, Kaplan Medical Center, Rehovot, Israel

Dr. Joseph Eldor was Born on March 26th 1950. He is a Senior Anesthesiologist at Kaplan Medical Center, Rehovot, Israel (retired). He ia Owner for CSEN International Ltd. He is also a Inventor of : Eldor Combined Spinal Epidural Needle (US 5163901 ). Eldor Epidural Catheter ( US 5800407). Eldor Spinal Needle ( US 5848996)/ His Publications on Pubmed: Open Access Publications : Products: Ebooks : Serendipity Based Medicine (SBM) : To Infinity and Beyond Combined Spinal Epidural Anesthesia Bread Fat INTRALIPID - A Magic Bullet ? The Spectrum of Amniotic Fluid Embolism - Is INTRALIPID the solution ? INTRALIPID Intralipid Is a Magic Bullet INTRALIPID Fatty Acids : The Code of Life ? Intralipid-Iodine for Imaging INTRALIPID infusion for Myelin Sheath Repair in Multiple Sclerosis and Trigeminal Neuralgia ? Mitochondrial theory of aging : to be or not to be ? (The role of Linoleic acid)

Prerna Bhasin (Editorial Board)

Department of Maternal-Child Health, Inspire Analytics LTD, UK

Dr. Bhasin is the founding director of a statistical consulting firm registered and based out of London, UK. She with her firm takes pride in providing academic and research centric solutions ranging from statistical and writing consulting, to technical endorsement with quantitative and qualitative analyses especially in social and health sciences. She is a social epidemiologist whose work focuses extensively on psychosocial and biological determinants of health outcomes. Her research has been oriented towards understanding social inequalities in health related to socioeconomic status, different racial and ethnic groups, and maternal-child health along with understanding chronic burden as an outcome of these mechanisms. Majority of her work is devoted to constructing a model based on life course conceptual framework for chronic diseases and suggesting evaluation of health outcomes systematically in child health through maternal parameters. She believes in through understanding of the most vulnerable phases in women’s life cycle-menarche, pregnancy and senescence of reproductive phase for assessing maternal-child health outcomes. Dr. Bhasin received her PhD from University of Delhi in India, and her MPH from Kings College London, UK. Life-course theory, determinants of health, maternal-child dyad, chronic diseases, marginalized populations, women's health.

Zafer Dokumcu (Editorial Board)

Department of Pediatric Surgery, Faculty of Medicine at Ege University, Izmir, Turkey

He has been working as senior consultant at Ege University. He was born in Izmir, Turkey on July 20th, 1974. He completed secondary education at Kadikoy Anadolu Lisesi, medical degree and Pediatric Surgery training at Ege Univesity Faculty of Medicine. and his main interesets are; minimal invasive surgery, robotics, foregut surgery, pediatric bariatric surgery, pediatric oncology, pediatric endocrinological surgery, newborn surgery, short bowel syndrome, and pelvic floor problems. His Research Interest was Minimal invasive surgery, robotics, foregut surgery, pediatric bariatric surgery, pediatric oncology, pediatric endocrinological surgery, newborn surgery, short bowel syndrome and pelvic floor problems.

Selçuk Gürel (Editorial Board)

Celal Bayar University, Turkey

Dr. Gürel's research interests include Newborns and Allergy in Child.

Yasir Ahmed Mohammed Hessein (Editorial Board)

Assiut University, Egypt

Dr. Yasir Ahmed Mohammed Hessein is a Consultant Pediatrician at Tema General Hospital. He completed his doctorate degree at Assiut University, Egypt.

Sabah Al-Maamuri (Editorial Board)

Department of pediatrics, College of Medicine, Al-Mustansiriyah University, Iraq

Dr. Al-Maamuri is an Assistant Professor of Pediatric Facutlity of Medicine at Al-Mustansiriyah University. Dr. Al-Maamuri's research interest is Pediatric Endocrinology.

Raashid Hamid (Editorial Board)

Department of Pediatric and Neonatal Surgery, Consultant Surgeon at the Jawaher lal Nehru Memorial Hospital Srinagar, India

Dr. Raashid Hamid is a consultant Surgeon at the Jawaharlal Nehru Memorial Hospital Srinagar JAMMU & KASMIR INDIA (Certified by the Medical Council OF India). He has completed his post-Graduation in Department of General Surgery at Sher-I-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences, Srinagar, Kashmir. He Performed several types of general surgeries (appendectomy, cholecystectomy and exploratory laparotomy). He is a Post-doctoral consultant in Department of surgery at JLNM hospital Srinagar.

Antonio Ruggiero  (Associate Editor)

Head of Pediatric Oncology Unit, Pediatrics, Pediatric Hemato-Oncologist, Rome, Italy

Catholic University of Rome, Department of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Oncology, Head of the Pediatric Hematology and Experimental Therapies Unit, Italy

Jing He (Co-Editor in Chief)

Department of Pediatric Surgery, Guangzhou Women and Children’s Medical Center, China

Dr. Jing He is currently an associate research fellow at Guangzhou Institute of Pediatrics, Guangzhou Women and Children's Medical Center, China. He obtained his Doctor's degree in Cancer Epidemiology from Fudan University and Master’s degree in Medical Genetics from Wenzhou Medical University. Over the past 10 years, he has so far authored more than 110 articles in internationally peer reviewed journals, of them, 24 were first or co-first author, 56 were correspondence or co-correspondence author. He has reviewed at least 500 scientific papers from more than 70 journals. Jing He serves as an Editorial board member and a reviewer for different international journals. His research interests include Molecular Epidemiology on cancers especially on pediatric cancer, such as neuroblastoma, Wilms tumor and hepatoblastoma. He is also interested in Evidence-Based Medicine (Meta-Analysis). Dr. Jing He Research interest includes Cancer Epidemiology, Molecular Epidemiology, and Evidence-Based Medicine (Meta-Analysis).

Raffaele Pilla (Associate Editor)

External Pharmacy, St. John of God - Fatebenefratelli Hospital, Italy

Raffaele Pilla, Pharm.D., Ph.D., Doctor Europaeus, received his Master’s degree in Pharmacy at G. d’Annunzio University in Chieti-Pescara, Italy in 2005, where he also served internships at the Cell Physiology Laboratory and Molecular Biology Laboratory. Prior to his degree, he was an Erasmus Student at Faculté de Pharmacie de Reims in Reims, France. He received his Doctor Europaeus in 2010 from Pitié-Salpétrière Institute in Paris, France. Also in 2010, he received his Ph.D. in Biochemistry, Physiology, and Pathology of Muscle at G. d’Annunzio University in Chieti-Pescara, Italy. He was hired as a Postdoctoral Scholar in the Department of Pharmacology and Physiology at the University of South Florida in Tampa, on two research grants respectively funded by the Office of Naval Research (US Navy) and Divers’ Alert Network. He has written and lectured widely on his experiences. Dr. Pilla has been involved in ongoing research at the University of South Florida with the use of ketone esters. The initial work, funded by the Office of Naval Research, focused on using ketone esters to prevent CNS oxygen toxicity. Dr. Pilla is working to coordinate efforts in the United States and Italy to expand the ketone ester research to other conditions such as epilepsy and cancer and its use as an alternative metabolic fuel. Dr. Pilla has also served extensively in various international medical missions, orphan and homeless programs, emergency medicine rescue and training, and animal rescue and fostering. He is fluent in Italian, English, French, and Spanish. He has a special interest in journalism and photography, and he enjoys sailing, SCUBA diving, ultralight airplane piloting, soccer, volleyball, jogging, and motorcycles. Dr.Raffaele Pilla Research Interest(s): - Neurology - Epilepsy - Brain Cancers - Metastatic Cancers - Ketone Esters adopted in the metabolic treatment of epilepsy and cancer - Ketogenic Diet administered in patients affected by epilepsy and cancer - Alzheimer’s disease - Glut 1 deficiency syndrome - Traumatic brain injury - Hyperbaric/hypobaric physiology - Hyperbaric/hypobaric chamber

Stefan Bittmann (Editorial Board)


Stefan Bittmann, MD, PhD, MA is head of department of Pediatrics and Ped Mind Institute. Born in Münster (Germany), Medical Study at University of Münster, Vienna and Munich (LMU). Having experience in various department i.e. Pediatric Surgery Experience: University of Munich, Innsbruck, Zurich/Switzerland, Cologne, Pediatric Experience: University of Zurich/ Switzerland, University of Witten-Herdecke; Ahlen PhD: Pediatric Surgery, Biliary Atresia, 1999. Master of Arts/MA: Complementary Medicine, Europa University Frankfurt (Oder), Germany 2013, Master Thesis: HPV Vaccination 2013, In Chief Position: 4/2009- dato.

Hamed Sherifa A (Editorial Board)

Department of Neurology and Psychiatry, Assiut University Egypt

Professor Sherifa Ahmed Hamed is a professor of Neurology, Department of Neurology and Psychiatry, Assiut University, Faculty of medicine, Assiut, Egypt. She graduated from Assiut University, Faculty of Medicine, Assiut, Egypt as follow: Bachelor Degree of Medicine (MBBCH): 1989 (Excellent with honour), Master Degree (MSC) in Neurology and Psychiatry: 1995 (Excellent) and Doctor Degree in Neurology (M.D.): 2002. She had more than 100 international publications. She is a reviewer and among the editorial board of many journals. Prof. Dr. Hamed Sherifa A fields of interest include: General Neurology, Neuroepidemiology, Paediatric Neurology, Neurology and Psychiatric disorders, Neuroscience, Neurodegeneration, Neurogenetics, Neuroendocrinology, Neuro-otology, Neuroimmunology, Neurobiology, Neurophysiology, Neuropsychobiology, Neuropsychopharmacology, Neuropharmacology, Neuronal plasticity and repair.

Aamir Jalal Al Mosawi (Editorial Board)

Senior Advisor, Doctor, Children Teaching Hospital, Baghdad Medical City, Baghdad, Iraq

Aamir Jalal Al-Mosawi is advisor in pediatrics and pediatric psychiatry at the Children Teaching Hospital of Baghdad Medical City. He is the Head of Iraq Headquarter of Copernicus Scientists International Panel since 2006. He is also an expert trainer at the National Training and Development Center of the Iraqi Ministry of Health. Currently he is the Iraqi pediatrician and hospital-based clinician with the highest H-index at Scopus.

He was the founding editor of the first Iraqi international peer-reviewed medical journal “The New Iraqi Journal of Medicine (2005-2013)” which is the first Iraqi medical to be included in Scopus. He is member of the World Association of Medical Editors (WAME) since 2004, and also of the Eastern Mediterranean association of Medical editors (EMMAME) since 2004. He is also member of the advisory council the International Association of Medical Colleges (IAMC), since 2008. He served as a reviewer for many international peer-reviewed medical journals including The BMJ, Acta pediatrica Nephrology, Medical Science Monitor , Therapy (Clinical practice), The Lancet, Journal of pediatric neurology,  Southern medical journal, Clinical Anatomy, International Brazilian Journal of Urology,  International Journal of Dermatology,  Fundamental & Clinical Pharmacology, International Journal of Infections in the Developing World, Journal of Renal Nutrition. 

In the past, he also served as head of the department of pediatrics at the University hospital in Al Kadhimiyia, and the physician in charge of CME center in the hospital (2004-2008). In the past, he also served as head of the department of pediatrics at the University hospital in Al Kadhimiyia. He was also member of the International Pediatric Nephrology Association (IPNA) for few years from 2001, and he became fellow and member of the Association of Clinical Scientists in 2006. He was also a founding member of the original Iraqi association for nephrologists urologists (2000-2003) whih is no longer present

Giuseppe Murdaca, MD, PhD (Editorial Board)

Associate Professor of Internal Medicine

Giuseppe Murdaca has received his PhD in Science and Space Engineering at the University of Genova (Italy) during the period of 2000-2003. Currently, he is working as Assistant professor in Internal Medicine University of Genova (Italy).

His research has included Immunodeficiency Autoimmunity Neuro-endocrino-immunology Pharmacogenomics.
Based on this research and fellowship training he has received several awards and honors, such as:
Prize for young researchers of the study, assigned by the GILS, with the following motivation: "Standardization of a method to assess impairment by skinfold thickness skin", delivered on the occasion of the "Day VII Italian to fight Scleroderma" (Milan, 17/3 / 2001).

Award for one of the three best oral presentations at the Ninth Congress of the Inter-SIMI Piemonte and Valle D'Aosta, Liguria (Genoa, 06.17.2004): Murdaca G., Fenoglio D., M. Setti, Brenci S., Villa R., Pontali E., A. Kunkl, Indiveri F., Puppo F. "Generation of CD4 + lines specific for Pneumocystis carinii and Candida albicans obtained from HIV + patients. Meaning of the coexpression of IFN-? and IL-4 ".

He is serving as an editorial member of several reputed journals.

Safaa Abd ELHamid ELMeneza (Editorial Board)

Emeritus Professor of Pediatrics /Neonatology, ALAzhar University,Egypt

Prof/Dr. Safaa ELMeneza has received his/her Doctorate degree from ALAzhar University in the field of Pediatrics Currently, he/she is working as Professor of pediatrics in Faculty of Medicine for Girls, AL Azhar University, board member of Egyptian neonatology fellowship, principal investigator of project Egyptian Neonatal safety training network and member in scientific committee of promotion of faculty staff of AL Azhar U. She has successfully completed her administrative responsibilities as Vice Dean. She got also diploma degree in total quality management of health care, medical education and infection control as well as certificate in E-learning. Her primary research interests include Neonatology, quality, safety and Medical education. She has received several awards and honors, such as: best research 2000 Critical care pediatrics congress, Medical syndicates, Faculty of Medicine, ENNT. She spent 8 months in Case Western Reserve University as fellow in Geographical Medicine department .She participated in international multi -central researches as RESAIR 2. She is serving as an editorial member of several reputed journals like Co-editor of Egyptian Neonatology journal, Member of the editorial board of Annals of Perinatal and Neonatal Medicine, Reviewer Acta of Paediatrics, open pediatrics J, Journal of Neonatal Biology , Merit Research Journal of Medicine and Medical Sciences& expert Reviewer for journals like ALAzhar j of Pediatrics. Her details reviewer record in Publons Webpage. She has published more than 89 in peer-reviewed journals. He/she is a member of 19 scientific national and international societies as Egyptian pediatric Association,Perinatal pediatric, American academy of pediatrics , Egyptian Association of Neonatology, founder and member of the board  European society of pediatrics  infectious diseases,  ALAzhar pediatrics association , member in  the Egyptian neonatology network and reviewer online Pediatric on call September 2013.

Research Interest: Neonatal infection, Neonatal neurology and life support .Also quality of health care mainly patient safety.

Roosy Aulakh (Editorial Board)

Professor in Department of Pediatrics at Government Medical College & Hospital, Chandigarh, India.


Dr Roosy Aulakh is a Professor in Department of Pediatrics at Government Medical College & Hospital, Chandigarh, India. She graduated from the same hospital and received the Best Graduate Award along with twelve gold and seven silver medals for excelling in academics from Panjab University, Chandigarh in 2002. She completed her post-graduation in Pediatrics from Christian Medical College (CMC), Ludhiana and topped the list of successful post graduates Pediatrics students in Baba Farid University, Faridkot, Punjab, India in 2006.  She did her Residency in Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education & Research (PGIMER), Chandigarh, India from 2007 to June 2011. Thereafter, she continued as Senior Research Associate (under Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, New Delhi) in Pediatric Neurology at PGIMER and joined as regular faculty in Government Medical College & Hospital, Chandigarh, India in Aug 2011. She currently runs Pediatric Neurology and Pediatric Neurocysticercosis clinics weekly.

She worked as Secretary of Indian Academy of Pediatrics Chandigarh Branch (2014-2015) and organized multiple conferences and workshops. She has completed numerous research projects including one on Unwanted Sexual Experiences amongst adolescents funded by Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), New Delhi. She has numerous national and international publications to her credit. She is currently Associate Editor-in-Chief of Pediatric Health Medicine and Therapeutics Journal, Associate Editor of Indian Journal of Case Reports and Pediatrics as well as Pediatric Review: International Journal of Pediatric Research and Advisory Board Member of Acta Scientific Paediatrics Journal. She is currently a reviewer of many esteemed international journals including The BMJ, Journal Epilepsy Research,
Journal of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Journal of Tropical Pediatrics, Journal of Pediatric Neurology, BMJ Case Reports, Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine, BMC Pregnancy & Childbirth and Journal of Clinical & Diagnostic Research.

Dr. Mohammed Shahabuddin (Editorial Board)

Department of Paediatric Intensive Care, ,Ministry of National Guard Health affairs, Saudi Arabia

Manju Bala Dash (Editorial Board)

Professor ,HOD (Obstetrics & Gynaecological Nursing) Mother Theresa Post Graduate & Research Institute of Health Sciences, India

Manjubala Dash, working as a professor in Nursing. Speciality is obstetric and Gynaecological Nursing. Have 21 years of teaching and research experience in the field of Nursing. She is organized National and International Conferences, workshops in the field of Nursing. Participated and presented more than 100 papers in the National and International conferences. Published articles nearly 50 in the National and International Journals. She is the co-editor for International Journal of Nursing Panorama, The Genesis, Contemporary Journal of Microbiology, EC Paediatrics, EC Gynaecology etc. she has credit of 3 books in the field of Midwifery and Word management. Contributed chapters for Midwifery Books. She is a National Trainer for Infant and Young Child Feeding Counselling Specialit course. Did research projects under DHR and ICMR, DST etc. Main interest is on Research, Education and Administration. Conducted many programmers for antenatal, postnatal mothers in the community level and hospital level. Got opportunity to deliver a talk as speaker in the International and National Conferences. She is guiding the Students of UG, PG and PhD for Research. She has a recognized guide in different university and examiner for PG and PhD Students too. She have gone for conducting Inspections to various colleges by the Indian Nursing Council.

Monika Kaushal (Editorial Board)

Consultant -Neonatal -Perinatal Medicine ,Cheif of Neonatology, Emirates Speciality Hospital Dubai Health care city, ,Head of Department Neonatology ,Irani Hospital Dubai

I am working as consultant neonatologist in private hospital in Dubai past 12 years. I could get the NICU upgraded from level 1 (3 bedded) NICU to level III (14 bedded) NICU approved by DHA. I am taking care of 23-week extremely preterm babies with reasonably good outcome. I have been involved in teaching nurses and registrars, making protocols building up the unit reputation across the city and other emirates as well. I get referrals from Sharjah, Ajman and Fujairah (Belhaul, Al Raffa hospital, central private hospital, and Irani hospital, Injab etc). I am NRP instructor and I am training doctors and nurses. After basic qualifications, I upgraded my knowledge skill by a fellowship in UK in 2009. At present I am doing MSC Neonatology from Southampton University UK. I could start NNF and IAP fellowship first time overseas. I am editor of two Indian journal. I have publications I indexed journals. I regularly attend PAS (AAP) and UENPS (European) conferences where my papers were accepted. My paper received young scientist award in 13th Congress of the Federation of Asia and Oceania Prenatal Societies in 11th Congress of the Perinatal Society of Malaysia in 2004. I was involved in development of provider and facilitator modules on basic newborn nursing for training at District Hospitals and FRUs nurses. UNICEF and WH recognized the importance and helped in forming web site for the same. Financial aid was given by Saving New Born Life to run the workshops at national and international level. I made educational videos on KMC, asepsis, total parental nutrition, on insertion of umbilical venous and arterial lines and administration of Surfactant. KMC video has been chosen by WHO website. I have been chosen by DHA as auditing member for the medico legal cases. I was actively involved in JCI accreditation of our organisation. Recently I was offered Head of department neonatology post in tertiary level Government hospital Jalila in Dubai.