Book chapters


Waste Biorefineries, pages 25-61

This chapter advances UN SDG goals 7 and 13 by critically evaluating the current status of waste-to-energy (WtE) processes to determine how best to move forward from a few successful WtE demonstrations to commercial-scale processes.

The New Public Health (Fourth Edition)

2023, Pages 215-366

This content supports the SDG Goal 3: Good health and well-being, Goal 6: Clean water and sanitation, and Goal 10: Reduced inequalities by examining scientific advances in microbiology and genetics that advance new successes in vaccinology and therapeutics to meet old and new communicable disease challenges, including diseases of poverty in countries at all developmental and income levels.

Emerging Practices in Telehealth: Best Practices in a Rapidly Changing Field, 2023, Pages 131-140

This chapter advances the UN SDG Goal 3: Good Health and Goal 10: Reduced Inequalities by hihglighting low to high technology options, telehealth platform training for support staff and providers, subsidized and improved budgets for telehealth, and improved reimbursement as vital steps to close the digital divide and improve health-care disparities.

Hand Clinics, Volume 39, Issue 1, 2023, Pages 65-72

This chapter advances Goals 5 and 10 by addressing ways we can support the needs of female hand surgeons.

Hand Clinics, Volume 39, Issue 1, 2023, Pages 103-109

This chapter advances Goals 4 and 10 by educating hand surgeons on how to be true allies and how to increase diversity and inclusion.

Genomic Data Sharing, Case Studies, Challenges, and Opportunities for Precision Medicine, 2023, Pages 71-90

The Global Alliance for Genomics and Health (GA4GH) is an international standards development organization (SDO) focused on advancing human health and medicine through genomic data sharing and interoperability. Founded in 2013, the organization has evolved over time and has adapted to unexpected challenges in ways that we believe would be of interest to the broad biomedical community. In this chapter, we present our experiences to support others wishing to share data through global, community-driven standards supporting SDG3.

Non-Destructive Testing and Condition Monitoring Techniques in Wind Energy, Volume , 1 January 2023

This chapter supports UN SDGs 7 and 13 by reviewing condition monitoring technologies and current research challenges and opportunities, enabling improved performance and durability of wind turbines, and supporting energy transition of which wind power is a key component.

Encyclopedia of Nanomaterials, Volume , 1 January 2023

This chapter advances UN SDG goal 7 by discussing the role of nanosized metal catalysts in CO2 reduction in fuels

Solar Energy Harvesting, Conversion, and Storage: Materials, Technologies, and Applications, Volume , 1 January 2023

This chapter advances UN SDG goals 7 and 13 by providing an overview of solar energy harvesting technologies, energy storage technologies and the role of advanced nanomaterials in solar energy; exploring applications of the technology in the fields of agriculture, aquaculture, desalination, and transport; and discussing the current policies, strategies, and socio-economic analysis and challenges in the field.