Dr. Mina is Director of the Pulmonary Critical Care Fellowship Program, and Section Chief for Pulmonary Medicine at Lenox Hill Hospital. Dr. Mina is an Assistant Clinical Professor at Zucker Scholl of Medicine at Hosfstra. He is a key faculty member in the department of Internal Medicine and Vascular Surgery Fellowship Program. Dr. Mina is a graduate of Medical School, Alexandria University. He finished his Critical Care fellowship at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, and Pulmonary Critical Care Fellowship at St. Vincent Hospital and Medical Center in New York. Other degrees include European Diploma of Intensive Care Medicine, and Diploma of Tropical Diseases, Royal College of Surgeons, Dublin, Ireland. Main Research interest include noninvasive ventilation, thromboembolic disease, and COPD. His research experiences include multiple presentations, publication of abstracts, papers, and book chapters that address different topics of pulmonary and critical care medicine.
Noninvasive ventilation, thromboembolic disease, and COPD
Dr. Dejan Dokic is Professor in internal medicine at the University "Sts Cyril and Methodius", Skopje and Director of University Clinic of Pulmonology and Allergy in Skopje. He is President of North Macedonian Society of Allergy and Clinical Immunology. Dr. Dejan Dokic is a graduate of "Sts Cyril and Methodius", Skopje. He received training in Internal Medicine in Clinical Center in Skopje. He was promoted Master of Sciences (M.Sc.) in the field of Allergology and Immunology at University "Sts Cyril and Methodius" in Skopje in 1988. He was trained in Allergy at the Free University Berlin, Germany (Head of the Department Prof. G. Kunkel) from 1989-1991. Dr. Dokic received the title “Zusatzbezeichnung-Allergologie” by Ärztekammer Berlin (Doctor’s chamber in Berlin) on 21st November 1990. He also did his Doktorarbeit with cum laude in 1991, at the Department of Clinical Immunology and Asthma-OPD, Free University Berlin. He was Certified as PhD at the Faculty of Medicine University "Sts Cyril and Methodius" in Skopje on 29.12.1992. He became sub-specialist in pulmology and allergy, (Consultant in respiratory medicine), in 2000. For his professional achievement he was awarded several times: Honorary Lecturer at the University of Southampton, UK, 1996; “13th of NOVEMBER”- Prize for achievement in Medicine for 2003 awarded by the Mayer of Skopje, North Macedonia; Award from “Allergopharma” Reinbek, 2006, awarded at the German Embassy in Skopje; Award from Turkish Thoracic Society in Antalya, Turkey in 2008; Charter of “Dr. Trifun Panovski”, the most prestigious professional award of the North Macedonian Society of Physicians for “extraordinary results in promoting medical science, practice and development of healthcare for 2009”, Skopje and Most prestigious state award “11. Oktomvri” for life achievement in field of science and education, awarded in the North Macedonian Parliament in 2014. Dr. Dokic has published more than 160 papers, monographs and was author and editor of: North Macedonian diagnostic and therapeutic Manuals, Chapter: Immunological and allergic disorders", edited in Skopje, 2000; Textbook of Internal Medicine, Chapter: “Respiratory Medicine”, edited in Skopje 2002; Textbook of Internal Practice, Chapter: “Respiratory Medicine”, edited in Skopje 2004; North Macedonian National Formulary, Chapter: Drugs in Respiratory Medicine and allergies”, edited in Skopje 2005 and Textbook of Allergology editor in-chief edited in Skopje 2018. He was Editor in-chief of North Macedonian Medical Journal (2002-2004). Dr. Dokic has reach research biography, being Principal Investigator of 17 International projects. His present administrative duties are: Head (Director) of the University Clinic of Pulmonology and Allergy; President of North Macedonian Society of Allergy and Clinical immunology; Member of the EBAP (European Board for Accreditation in Pneumology) and Member of the ARIA (guideline – Allergic Rhinitis and its Impact on Asthma).
Dr. John Klir is an American trained MD/PhD medical scholar with combined experience of more than 25 years in academic medicine, medical research, clinical medicine, and administration. After obtaining his undergraduate degree in life sciences from Cornell University, Dr. Klir pursued his further studies and obtained his PhD degree in physiology from University of Illinois, and his MD degree from Saba University School of Medicine. After completing his studies, Dr. Klir continued with postgraduate training in both, medical research and clinical medicine. He trained at University of Michigan School of Medicine under mentorship of world renowned medical scholars in areas of immunopathophysiology, namely roles of pro-inflammatory cytokines as immune mediators during fever generation as a part of acute-phase response to infection. Dr. Klir’s continued work resulted in significant contribution to area of cytokine research, as evidenced by multiple publications and presentations at different international conferences. The main interest of Dr. Klir continues in areas of pro-inflammatory mediators, their role during development of different diseases, and development of treatments. During his work, Dr. Klir has been associated with various institutions, including University of Michigan Medical Center, Lovelace Biomedical Institute, University of Missouri, USDA-ARS, Pennington Biomedical Institute, University of Kansas School of Medicine, and Underwood Memorial Hospital.
Doctor specialized in internal medicine with training and experience in the treatment of critically ill patients. Active number member of the Colombian Association of Critical and Intensive Care Medicine. Accredited by the American Society of Critical Care as a supplier of Fundamental Critical Care Support. Science director of the leading group of ARDS UCI Honda. Chief Editor of the Science Publishing Group/ Science Clinical Journal Medicine. Publishing member of the Editorial Board Significs Online Publishing, International author Journal Lung, Pulmonary and Respiratory Research. International reviewer pulmonary and respiratory medicine omics international. Elsevier author at the Critical medicine colombian act, FUCS academic reviewer.
Dr Marousa Kouvela is a Pulmonologist. She completed her residency in one of the largest general hospitals in Greece and achieved her speciality board degree in 2013. She has completed her Master of Science in Thoracic Oncology. She has participated in many Natiaonal and International scientific and educational seminars, and published in national and international journals. Her special scientific interests are COPD, lung cancer and interventional pulmonology. She currently work as a Medical Manager Respiratory in Boehringer Ingelheim Ellas, Greece.
Dr. Nemeth has led a very geographically varied professional life starting training in the US, completing it in Europe. Subsequently, in 2001 he set up shop at the McGill University Health Center's Montreal General Hospital and Montreal Children's Hospital as an attending emergency medicine physician and has been there since. He was the department director at the Montreal General Hospital for 8 of those years. He also took part in a "quasi-sabbatical" one year stop in Toronto working at 5 different hospitals (academic/community) in the capacity of emergency medicine physician and trauma team leader. His extensive international lecturing dossier and numerous McGill University teaching awards attest to his passion for teaching.