Valerie Duffy, Ph.D.

Professor, Department of Allied Health Sciences · University of Connecticut

Professor focused on how variation in taste affects food flavor and food preference, translated to healthier eating to reduce obesity risk.

Community-based Interventions Flavor Smell Nutrition Food Preference

Heather Tarleton

Associate Dean for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion & Associate Professor of Health and Human Sciences · Loyola Marymount University

Seaver College of Science and Engineering

Cancer Epidemiology Cancer Survivorship Gynecologic Cancers Minority Health

Dr. Patrice "Patrick" Delafontaine

Professor of Medicine/Executive Dean · Tulane University

Dr. Patrice “Patrick” Delafontaine is a physician-scientist and COVID-19 expert in interventional cardiology and vascular biology.

Physician-Scientist COVID-10 (Coronavirus) Cardiology Interventional Cardiology Vascular Biology

Daniel Hackman

Assistant Professor of Social Work · USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work

Examines the role of early experience and the psychological and biological factors that contribute to disparities in health and development.

Paul Gordon, Ph.D.

Professor and Chair of the Department of Health, Human Performance and Recreation · Baylor University

Expert on physical activity, and lifestyle-based research related to obesity and its co-morbidities across the lifespan

Health Human Performance Recreation Physical Activity & Health Obesity

Dawn Joosten-Hagye

Clinical Associate Professor of Social Work · USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work

Dr. Joosten-Hagye specializes in working with older and disabled adults with behavioral health, chronic health & life threatening illnesses

Interprofessional education and collaboration Older Adults Chronic Illness Social Work Social Work Education