Elif Dağli Elif Dağli graduated from Hacettepe University Medical Faculty (Ankara, Turkey) in 1980 and completed her residency in paediatrics at the same university. She was appointed at Marmara University (Istanbul, Turkey) as Assistant Professor in 1987 and became Associate Professor in 1988. She then went on to work as Research Fellow at the Department of Paediatric Allergy and Respiratory Medicine, at the Royal Brompton Hospital (London, UK) in 1988–1990. During her training in London she worked with ASH (Action on Smoking Health) and Professor Sir John Crofton on smoking prevention. In 1990, she established the Department of Paediatric Pulmonology at Marmara University and was appointed as Professor of Paediatrics in 1994. Between 2000 and 2010 she worked as Chair of the Department of Paediatrics and Head of Paediatric Pulmonology at Marmara University Hospital (Istanbul, Turkey). She lectures on the health effects of tobacco, nicotine and novel products, tobacco control strategies, chronic lung diseases of childhood, differential diagnoses by respiratory symptoms, cystic fibrosis and tuberculosis. At the European Respiratory Society (ERS), Elif Dağli served as Secretary of the Long Range Planning Committee of the Paediatric Assembly during 1996–2000, as Executive Committee Member-at-Large in 1998–2002, and as founder and Chair of the Smoking Prevention Committee in 1999–2002. She served as Chair of the Scientific Coordinating Committee and Secretary General at the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (IUATLD). She was a founding member of Tobacco Control and Paediatric Pulmonology Working Groups and became Scientific Committee Chair and board member in 1993–2013 at the Turkish Thoracic Society. She is a member of the American Thoracic Society (ATS) Tobacco Action Committee. Elif Dağli has received the following recognition: the American Cancer Society Global Smoke-free Partnership award in 2009 IUATLD Honorary Membership in 2011 the Bloomberg Initiative Smoke-free award for representing a national coalition on tobacco or health in 2012 and the Luther Terry Award for outstanding leadership in 2018. Paraskevi Katsaounou Paraskevi Katsaounou is Assistant Professor of Respiratory Medicine at the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens Medical School (NKUA) (Athens, Greece) and does clinical work at the Pulmonary and Respiratory Failure Department of the first ICU of Evangelismos Hospital (Athens, Greece). She holds an MSc on ergospirometry and rehabilitation, a PhD on oxidative stress during exercise and resistive breathing and did a post-doc at the National viii https://doi.org/10.1183/2312508X.10028020
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