ORGANIZING COMMITTEE MEMBERS
Dr. Mustafa ‘Mike’ Z Younis
Dr.Mustafa ‘Mike’ Z Younis is an internationally recognized scholar and served as a member of the Executive Committee of the International Society for Research of Healthcare Financial Management. Dr. Younis has authored and published over 200 articles, abstracts, and presentations in refereed journals and meetings, and has presented at national and international conferences. Dr. Younis’ coauthored articles appeared in leading journals such as “Nature” “The Lancet” and “JAMA” and European Journal of Health Economics.Dr. Younis has administrative experience as Chair of the Department of Health Policy and Management at Florida International University (FL, USA), where he led the accreditation efforts for the Healthcare Management Program. Dr. Younis has a history of playing visible roles on the editorial boards of journals as Chief Editor, Guest Editor and Editorial board member of leading journals, such as IJMR, JHCF, Inquiry, JHHSA, JPBAFM Dr. Younis is a frequent speaker for both academic and professional audiences. His talks often feature his latest research and work in progress, as well as cross-industry trends and strategy implications. He has provided workshops and presentations for worldwide organizations. His research and findings apply to for-profit, non-profit, and government settings.Dr. Younis has consulted with several organizations on healthcare finance and economics. Dr. Younis is often invited to speak about the challenges in the healthcare industry and other related topics to health economics, finance, and research. He has presented topics, such as healthcare reform, ownership structure, profitability, unit cost, payment system, and efficiency in management, at a variety of forums and conferences in the USA, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East.
Dr. KK Talwar
Dr. KK Talwar, MD, DM, DSc (Hon. Causa), FAMS, FNA, FACC
He is recognized as one of the pioneers in the field of Electrophysiology, Pacemaker and Heart Failure
Published more than 231 articles and 236 abstracts in both national and international journals of repute and has contributed 19 chapters in various national and international books.
NATIONAL CIVILIAN AWARD – In recognition of his significant contribution in the field of medicine, he has been awarded Padma Bhushan – third highest civilian award in the country by the President of India in the year 2006. SIGNIFICANT AWARDS/RECOGNITIONS BY NATIONAL SCIENTIFIC BODIES AND SOCIETIES
PROFESSIONAL APPOINTMENTS – Professor and Head, Department of Cardiology, AIIMS, New Delhi (2002-March, 2004) – Director, Professor, and Head, Department of Cardiology, PGIMER, Chandigarh (April 2004 to April 2011) – Chairman, Department of Cardiology, Max Healthcare Institute, Saket, New Delhi (June 2013 to November 2019) – Emeritus Professor Cardiology, Max Super Speciality Hospital, Mohali (December 2019 to date) – Emeritus Professor Cardiology, St Stephen Hospital, Delhi (2012 to date) – Director (Academic), Holy Family Hospital, Okhla Road, New Delhi – (December 2019 to date – Hon Advisor, Government of Punjab, Health and Medical Education (Since 2013)
ADMINISTRATIVE EXPERIENCE – Sub-Dean – AIIMS, New Delhi, (1989–1990) – Acting DDA – AIIMS, New Delhi, 1989 – Acting Dean – AIIMS, New Delhi, (September–October 1990) – Director, PGIMER, Chandigarh (April 2004 to April 2011) – President, National Academy of Medical Sciences (2012-14) – Chairman, BOG, Medical Council of India (2011-13) – Chairman, BOG, National Institute of Technical Teachers Training and Research (NITTTR), Chandigarh (2009-2019) under Ministry of HRD, Government of India – Chairman, BOG, Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER), Mohali (2011-15) under Ministry of HRD, Government of India – Chairman, Board of Management, Baba Farid University of Health Sciences, Punjab, (2013-2023) – Chairman, Board of Management, Dr. BR Ambedkar State Institute of Medical Sciences, Mohali (2020-2023) – Member, Haryana Governance Reforms Authority (2016- till date) – Chairman In-charge, Sant Longowal Institute of Engineering and Technology ( SLIET),Sangrur (Sept 2018 –March 2019) under Ministry of HRD, Government of India- Former Advisor, AIIMS, Kalyani (West Bengal) and AIIMS, Bhatinda (Punjab) – Member, Health Technology Assessment Board (Ministry of Health) – Member, Governing Body, Indian Council of Medical Research, (2004-2007) – Member, Institute Body, Governing Body, Selection Committee and Academic – Committee of All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi (2003-2014) – Member – Institute Body of Sree Chitra Institute of Medical Services, Thiruvanathapuram, (2003–2008) – Chairman of Speciality Board in Cardiology – National Board of Examinations (Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Government of India), 2002. – Member – Governing and Institute Body of Sree Chitra Institute of Medical Sciences, Trivandrum, 1997-2002.
Dr. Uqbah Iqbal
Dr. Uqbah Iqbal is a Socioeconomic Researcher at Research for Social Advancement. Winning Second Place in Malaysian Historical Essay Writing Competition 2013, he was the recipient of Research University Fellowship Scheme, Graduate on Time Award and Outstanding Student Award from Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities as well as the Youngest Ph.D. in History Holder and the only Malaysian achieved a Ph.D. in History in conjunction with the 43rd Convocation of Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia. He’s authoring notable books/ebooks such as The Historical Development of the Malay Nationalism Before Independence, The Historical Development of the Malay Society Economic Nature During Pre-Colonial Era, The Historical Development of British Investment in Malaya Before the Second World War, The Historical Development of Foreign Investment in the Formation of the Malaysian Economy and Sejarah Pemikiran Pandang Ke Timur: Kepentingan Jepun Dalam Pembangunan Sosio-Ekonomi Malaysia (1906-1980). His publications have appeared in a wide range of international and national journals such as TAWARIKH, SUSURGALUR, Management and Administrative Sciences Review, Social and Basic Sciences Research Review, Jurnal Kemanusiaan, Jurnal Sejarah, Jurnal Pengajian Melayu, Jebat, International Journal of Social Science and Humanities Research, Asia Pacific Journal of Education, Arts and Sciences, Asian Social Science and Geografia. He’s also actively in the editorial board such as Asian Social Science, International Journal of Art and Literature, International Journal of Archaeology and History, American Journal of Social Sciences, Asia Pacific Journal of Education, Arts and Sciences, Social Sciences, Humanities and Social Sciences, History Research and Pratidhwani the Echo. Through his involvement as a reviewer with the Nonfiction Authors Association, 15 of his reviewed books received Awards.
Dr. Ahed J Alkhatib
Dr. Ahed J Alkhatib has finished his Ph.D. from Cambell State University in 2011. I am currently working as a clinical researcher at the faculty of medicine, Jordan University of Science and technology. Over time, I have published more than 200 articles in various medical fields including neurosciences, pharmacology, and diabetes. My approaches in research include the involvement of philosophy of science in research which gives looking and thinking in depth. I have developed several hypotheses in medicine such as the role of white matter in initiating diseases such as diabetes. In microbiology, I have demonstrated that prokaryotic cells and eukaryotic cells are similar in producing cell cycle proteins that can participate in autoimmunity diseases.
Research interest: Setting medical hypotheses and writing books in different fields, of which two books have already been written and distributed in the world market.
I have recently awarded a certificate of reviewing recognition from Elsevier
Other interests include: Neurology, Pharmacology, Philosophy of science, Tumor research, Behavioral biology, Emergency medicine