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STEPHANIE D. KRUCHTEN

Holding considerable expertise in infectious disease epidemiology and social epidemiology, Stephanie D. Kruchten, MPH, has excelled as a level three evaluation specialist for COVID-19 with Health Research, Inc. since 2021 and a research assistant at the Mary Amelia Center for Women’s Health Equity Research since 2018. Currently, her primary work is on compiling weekly reports on COVID-19 rates in Westchester County and reports on vaccination rates and breakthrough cases; expanding educational outreach and meeting with universities, colleges, churches, and community organizations; monitoring case investigations and training case investigators. Prior to these roles, she was an epidemiologist with the Calvert County Health Department in Maryland from 2015 to 2018, where she earned an award for Best Collaboration after only a few

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SUSAN STANDFAST

Susan Standfast, MD, is a board-certified preventive medicine practitioner, epidemiologist and researcher with more than four decades of dedication to the field of public health. She was inspired to her career by her father, who was a rural general practitioner and radiologist. After earning a Bachelor of Arts in biology and chemistry from Wells College, she was awarded her Doctor of Medicine by Columbia University in 1961. She completed a medical internship at Seattle’s King County Hospital and a residency in pediatrics at the University of Washington before continuing her education at the University of California Berkeley, graduating in 1965 with a Master of Public Health in epidemiology. She relocated to New York after her graduation, spending the next two

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Dana Hummel

DANA DARWIN MALLETT HUMMEL

Dana Darwin Mallett Hummel is a retired research librarian and information technology specialist who had a diverse career with the military, U.S. Embassies and Washington D.C. think tanks. She assisted her husband who was the U.S. Embassy military attaché in several Hispanic countries. She was a member and distinguished president of the Fairfax County Public Library Board. Four large libraries were built under her leadership. She was active politically and served as a delegate to a Virginia state convention. She was a leading fund raiser for two U.S. universities. She taught Spanish at high schools and English as a second language. In her retirement, over a 14-year period she was a board member and ten-year president of her condominium association.

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Luz Stella Yamuni

LUZ STELLA YAMUNI

While growing up in Colombia, Luz Stella Yamuni’s father and grandfather served the community as local healers. Arriving in the United States at 15 years old, she grew up as a vegetarian. When she was 30, she met a cancer patient from Argentina who was able to heal herself. Inspired to pursue a similar path as her ancestors, she established Electromagnetic Health Research in 1987. As president, she offers a range of natural healing products and services, including energy healing, quantum energy healing, aqua chi, bio mat solutions and the BEMER bioelectric magnetic energy regulator. Due to the success of the BEMER products, Ms. Yamuni became involved with BEMER USA, a subsidiary of the international organization. A global corporation, BEMER

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Marion Somers

MARION SOMERS

Dr. Marion Somers is renowned as a geriatric care expert with more than 50 years of excellence in her field. She has earned a Bachelor of Arts, with honors, from the City College of New York and a Master of Science in recreational therapy from Lehman College. Dr. Somers subsequently obtained a PhD in human and organizational development from the Fielding Graduate University in Santa Barbara, California. Dr. Somers’ passion for education has been her driving force while constantly finding workarounds to compensate for her being born with dyslexia. Notably, Dr. Somers’ work includes assistive devices for improving medical outcomes and quality of life in the aging population, and advocacy work for the families and caregivers of seniors. Prior to

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Irene Lamb

IRENE H. LAMB

Deeply engaged in medical research at a time when that was uncommon for women, Irene H. Lamb earned a reputation for her drive, passion and willingness to meet challenges head-on. One of her proudest achievements was helping to set up the first coronary care center in the United States; now, there are hundreds of such centers across the country. Ms. Lamb was also proud of her contributions to a variety of professional journals and books. Ms. Lamb initially began her career as a charge nurse, head nurse in acute medicine, medical and surgical ICU nurse, and an emergency room nurse in various medical centers from 1963 to 1967. She became a staff nurse in critical care research at the University

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Basma El Zein

BASMA EL ZEIN

Basma El Zein, PhD, demonstrates proficiency in all aspects of her career, and is considered an expert in nanotechnology and renewable. She is currently the director general of the Governance and Sustainability Center. Since 2017, she has served as the dean of scientific research at the University of Business and Technology in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. She has also been the director of the Research and Consultation Center at the institution since 2015. Dr. El Zein’s career in academia began in 1999 when she began as an instructor at the Jeddah International School. Throughout the years, she took on teaching and research positions at Dar Al Hekma University and the King Abdullah University for Science and Technology. Furthermore, she has been

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Noomi Katz

NOOMI KATZ

After much deliberation and experimentation, Noomi Katz, PhD, OTR, found a field in which she loved to work – occupational therapy. She excels as the chair of the Research Center at Ono Academic College in Kiryat Ono, Israel, with which she has served since 2007. Prior to this appointment, she gained valuable expertise as a professor and the chairman of the graduate programs at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem’s School of Occupational Therapy from 1990 to 2002. Throughout her career, Dr. Katz has honed her knowledge in identifying and treating cognitive and developmental issues, particularly in children and young adults afflicted with autism. Although her professional journey has been filled with highlights, she is especially proud of pursuing graduate and

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Nellie Derise

NELLIE L. DERISE

Having accrued a career spanning three decades, Nellie L. Derise, PhD, retired from her post as a home economics professor at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette in 1994. Before affiliating in the aforementioned position, she worked at the university as an associate professor from 1973 to 1981. Previously, she excelled as an assistant professor at Iowa State University of Science and Technology and the University of Louisiana at Lafayette between 1964 and 1970. She initially embarked on her professional journey at the University of Alabama in 1962, where she found success as a graduate assistant. Additionally, Dr. Derise served as the chairman of the Louisiana Board of Examiners in Dietetics and Nutrition from 1977 to 1978. Dr. Derise always

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Judith Norback

JUDITH SHAUL NORBACK

Accruing 46 years of industry experience to her credit, Judith Shaul Norback, PhD, cared about identifying the communications skills in people, and helping them to improve and be better. She began her professional career as an instructor of psychology at Cornell University in Ithaca, New York, in 1973, remaining in this position for two years before transferring to Princeton University in New Jersey from 1976 to 1979, Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey in 1981 and 1986, and Fairleigh Dickenson University in Teaneck, New Jersey, from 1986 to 1987. She then served as a systems programmer at the McGraw-Hill Company from 1981 to 1983 and the Princeton University Computer Center from 1983 to 1986. Today, Dr. Norback is a

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