Deputy Editor-in-Chief

Andrew Day, MB, ChB, MD, FRACP, AGAF

Department of Paediatrics, University of Otago (Christchurch), Christchurch, New Zealand

Professor Andrew Day trained in paediatrics in Christchurch NZ and undertook further subspecialty training in Paediatric Gastroenterology in Toronto, Canada. After completing clinical and research training in Canada, Professor Day took up a clinical academic position at University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia. He returned to NZ in 2009 and was appointed as Head of Department in 2010. More recently in 2017, he was awarded a Research Gold Medal from the University of Otago and appointed as Cure Kids Chair of Paediatric Research at University of Otago, Christchurch. Professor Day has broad clinical roles within Paediatric Gastroenterology, but his research interests focus upon inflammatory bowel disease and coeliac disease in children and adolescents.

Dilip R. Patel, MD, MBA, MPH

Department of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine, Western Michigan University Homer Stryker MD School of Medicine, Kalamazoo, MI, USA

Dr. Patel is board certified by the American Board of Pediatrics in Pediatrics, and subspecialties of Adolescent Medicine, Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics, Neurodevelopmental Disabilities, and Sports Medicine. His main clinical and research interests are in pediatric sports medicine, adolescent behavioral health, and neurodevelopmental disabilities. He has edited over 20 books and 25 special journal symposia. He has published more than 300 book chapters and articles. He has presented numerous lectures and workshops nationally and internationally. He has received many professional awards including the Adele Hoffmann Visiting Professor Award of the Society for Adolescent Medicine, and the William Weil Endowed Distinguished Pediatric Faculty Award of the Michigan State University. He is an elected fellow of the American Academy of Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine as well as fellow of the American College of Sports Medicine. He is a certified physician executive and a vanguard member of the American Association of Physician Leadership.

Ming-Sing Si, MD

Department of Cardiac Surgery, Division of Pediatric Cardiovascular Surgery, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, MI, USA

Dr. Si is a congenital cardiac surgeon at the University of Michigan, C.S. Mott Children's Hospital. He is the surgical director of Pediatric Heart Transplantation, Pediatric Mechanical Circulatory Support, and Adult Congenital Heart Disease. He received his medical education and surgical training at UCLA, UC Irvine, UC San Francisco and the University of Michigan. He received his research training at Stanford University. Dr. Si's clinical and research interests are pediatric heart failure pathogenesis and treatment with stem cell therapy and tissue engineering.

Zhanhe Wu, MD, PhD, FFSc (RCPA)

Department of Paediatrics, University of Otago (Christchurch), Christchurch, New Zealand

Dr Zhanhe Wu graduated from Harbin Medical University, China. He worked in cardiology/haematology clinic for 8 years. He received his Master degree on the project of hematopoietic stem cells of leukaemia in 1985 and received his PhD in 1993 from University of New South Wales on the topic of Haematology/Immunology, identified IgG Fc receptors on 5 different types of hematopoietic cells/lines (megakaryocytic lineage). He worked for 2 years on the topic of fetal and maternal immune interactions in University of Sydney from 1995 to 1996. He has published 54 original articles and 4 chapters in books.

Since 1996, he has been working in the field of human genetic disease studies, mainly on the genetic cause of early fetal loss, Fanconi anemia and hematologic malignancies in the Western Sydney Genome Diagnostics, Western Sydney genetic Program, The Children’s Westmead, affiliated to University or Sydney. He is a Founding Fellow of Royal College of Pathologist for Australasia (RCPA), an invited technical assessor in medical laboratory for the National Association of Testing Authority (NATA) and he is also an associate editor for 3 medical journals currently.