Book chapters


Shaping Nursing Healthcare Policy: A View from the Inside, 2022, Pages 91-105

This chapter advances the UN SDG Goal 3: Good Health and Goal 10: Reduced Inequalities by examining how and why social determinants differentially impact health, healthcare, and health outcomes.

Nanotechnological Applications in Virology, Developments in Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology, 2022, Pages 195-218

This chapter aligns with the SDG goal 3 of good health and wellbeing by showing the role of nanotechnology in the diagnosis, treatment, and development of vaccines of these viral diseases. Nanotechnology could be a great ally for a new way to fight these viruses and treat these diseases.

Solar Energy Advancements in Agriculture and Food Production Systems, 2022, Pages 159-210

This chapter advances SDG goals 7, 11, and 13, by presenting the direct integration of solar photovoltaic energy with food production, supporting cleaner, more sustainable agriculture, with decreased impact on climate change.

International Review of Cell and Molecular Biology, Volume 368, 2022, Pages 143-212

This chapter aligns with the SDG goal 3 of good health and wellbeing by showing current approaches being used to modulate macrophage function in liver diseases and discuss the therapeutic potential of targeting macrophage subpopulations as a novel treatment strategy for patients with liver disorders.

Psychiatric Clinics of North America, Volume 45, June 2022

This content aligns with Goal 3: Good Health and Wellbeing as well as Goal 10: Reducing Inequalities by discussing how the inclusion of mental health providers with disabilities can improve the quality of patient care, and can add value to medical student and resident education.

Low-Cost Aviation, 2022, Pages 83-97

This content aligns with Goal 10: Reduced Inequalities by exploring the ways in which LCCs make possible a new generation of air traveler that previously did not have access to aeromobility. It discusses how the expansion of low-cost carriers in a region of marked socioeconomic inequality unsettles the privileged origins of flying as a means of transport, complicates the mundane position of flying as a form of mobility, and brings to the surface questions of identity, class, and race among the flying public.

Loneliness in Older Adults
Effects, Prevention, and Treatment
2022, Pages 143-165

This chapter takes research on loneliness in elderly and applies it to designing intervention programs to help prevent loneliness.

Felix A. Diawuo, Roland Teye Amanor, Chapter 2 - Need for pumped hydro energy storage systems, Editor(s): Amos T. Kabo-Bah, Felix A. Diawuo, Eric O. Antwi, Pumped Hydro Energy Storage for Hybrid Systems, Academic Press, 2023, Pages 23-41, ISBN 9780128188538

This chapter provides information on the benefits of pumped hydro energy storage as a means of providing consisent renewable energy power generation, offering power network management including load balancing and peak shaving, and grid stabilization with emphasis on frequency and voltage regulation. Additionally, the chapter highlights some of the different pumped hydro energy storage hybrid designs for both off-grid and grid-tied applications while the impact of climate change is discussed.

Reproductive and Developmental Toxicology (Third Edition), 2022, Pages 833-843

This chapter focuses on the adverse effects of air pollution on the developing brain and discusses the evidence from human and animal studies suggesting that exposure to elevated air pollution during pre- and early postnatal development is associated with a number of behavioral and biochemical adverse effects.

Exercise to Prevent and Manage Chronic Disease Across the Lifespan, 2022, Pages 413-421

This book chapter advances SDG #3 and #10 by outlining the pathophysiology associated with Alzheimer’s disease and provide an overview of the impact of exercise programs on cognition, physical functional abilities, behavioral, and psychological symptoms and quality of life.