Expert Advisory Council

 

The Expert Advisory Council supports the Board of Directors and Executive Director of the International Society for Urban Health (ISUH) by providing expert programmatic guidance and advice to guide ISUH's impact on Urban Health and to assist in fulfilling its mission.


Officers

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Carlos Dora (Chair)

Former Coordinator WHO Public Health and Environment Department, Geneva, Switzerland



Vice Chair Coming Soon!

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Carlos Dora (Vice Chair 2020-2022, President-Elect 2021-2023)

Former Coordinator WHO Public Health and Environment Department, Geneva



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Blaise Nguendo Yongsi (Treasurer 2020-2022, President 2019-2021)

Professor, Health Geography IFORD, University of Yaounde II, Cameroon



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Gerard Salem (Secretary, 2020-2022)

Professor, University of Paris Ouest, France



Council Members

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Elisabeth Belpaire

Co-Creator, CoP Urban Health - International Society of City and Regional Planners, Switzerland



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Suraj Bhattarai

Co-Founder & Research Fellow, Global Institute for Interdisciplinary Studies, Nepal



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Eugenie L. Birch

Lawrence C. Nussdorf Professor of Urban Education and Research, University of Pennsylvania, Chair of the United Nations Human Settlements Programme’s World Urban Campaign, United States of America



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Jason Corburn

Professor, Department of City and Regional Planning and the School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, and Director, Institute of Urban and Regional Development, Berkeley, United States of America



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Ana Diez-Roux

Dana and David Dornsife Dean and Distinguished University Professor of Epidemiology, Dornsife School of Public Health and Director of the Drexel Urban Health Collaborative, United States of America



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Rajae El Aouad

Resident Member, Hassan II Academy of Sciences and Technology of Morocco (HIIAST) and Steering Committee Member, Royal Institute for Strategic Studies (IRES), Morocco



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Jean Christophe Fotso, PhD (President 2009-2011)

Founder & Executive Manager, EVIHDAF (Evidence for Sustainable Human Development Systems in Africa), Yaounde, Cameroon



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Jean Christophe Fotso, PhD (President 2009-2011)

Founder & Executive Manager, EVIHDAF (Evidence for Sustainable Human Development Systems in Africa), Yaounde, Cameroon



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Ethan Kent

Co-Founder & Executive Director, PlacemakingX, United States of America



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Blessing Mberu

Research Scientist, Urbanization and Wellbeing Program, African Population and Health Research Center (APHRC), Kenya



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Jean Christophe Fotso, PhD (President 2009-2011)

Founder & Executive Manager, EVIHDAF (Evidence for Sustainable Human Development Systems in Africa), Yaounde, Cameroon



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Francisco Obando

Policy and Programme Manager, PEAK Urban and Oxford Martin Informal Cities, University of Oxford, United Kingdom



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Tolullah Oni

Founder & Principal, UrbanBetter, United Kingdom



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Gil Penalosa

Founder & Chair, 8 80 Cities, Canada



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Hoda Rashad

Director of the Social Research Center (SRC) of The American University in Cairo (AUC), Cairo, Egypt



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Jean Christophe Fotso, PhD (President 2009-2011)

Founder & Executive Manager, EVIHDAF (Evidence for Sustainable Human Development Systems in Africa), Yaounde, Cameroon



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Jean Christophe Fotso, PhD (President 2009-2011)

Founder & Executive Manager, EVIHDAF (Evidence for Sustainable Human Development Systems in Africa), Yaounde, Cameroon



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Gerard Salem

Professor Emeritus, University of Paris Ouest, France



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Olga Lucia Sarmiento

Associate Professor of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine of the Universidad de los Andes, Colombia



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Anna Siprikova

Program Manager, Global Designing Cities Initiative (GDCI), Russia



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José Siri

Independent Consultant, United States of America



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Jean Christophe Fotso, PhD (President 2009-2011)

Founder & Executive Manager, EVIHDAF (Evidence for Sustainable Human Development Systems in Africa), Yaounde, Cameroon



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Susan Thompson

Professor of Planning and Director Healthy Built Environments Program, The University of New South Wales, Australia



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David Vlahov

Associate Dean for Research, School of Nursing, Yale University, Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Urban Health, United States of America



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