Anca Moldoveanu

University of BucharestRomania

Birth date: 1956 Details of Education: Medical Doctor Degree, University of Medicine and Pharmacy Timisoara 1981, PhD in Medicine, University of Medicine and Pharmacy Bucharest, 1997, Certificates from London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (1996, 1997), Michigan State University (2005, 2006), World Health Organization (1995, 1996). Career to date: Specialist in Hygiene and Environmental Medicine since 1988. Specialist with the highest degree in Hygiene and Environmental Medicine since 1993. Appointments held: Clinical Hospital “Coltea” Bucharest, Romania, 1981 -1984 as medical doctor; Institute of Hygiene and Public Health Bucharest, Romania, 1985 -1991 with full time job as specialist in Hygiene and Environmental Medicine; National Institute of Public Health, Bucharest, part time job 1991 onward; University of Medicine and Pharmacy “Carol Davila” Bucharest, chair of hygiene and medical ecology – full time job since 1991: assistant professor (1991-1997), lecturer (1997 – 2005), associate professor (2005 onward), head of the chair of hygiene and medical ecology. Publications: 4 book, 3 chapters in books, 66 articles and 38 communications in scientific events in Romania and abroad.

2books edited

3chapters authored

Latest work with IntechOpen by Anca Moldoveanu

The book describes the effects of air pollutants, from the indoor and outdoor spaces, on the human physiology. Air pollutants can influence inflammation biomarkers, can influence the pathogenesis of chronic cough, can influence reactive oxygen species (ROS) and can induce autonomic nervous system interactions that modulate cardiac oxidative stress and cardiac electrophysiological changes, can participate in the onset and exacerbation of upper respiratory and cardio-vascular diseases, can lead to the exacerbation of asthma and allergic diseases. The book also presents how the urban environment can influence and modify the impact of various pollutants on human health.

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