Alicia Walf

Senior Lecturer, Cognitive Science · Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Neuroscientist with extensive research into body, brain, and mind relationships related to brain health, social cognition and emotions.

Brain Health Emotion Memory Neuroplasticity Well-Being

Lee Hooper

Reader · University of East Anglia

She plays a role in the World Health Organisation’s guidance group on nutrition – which provides global advice on healthy diet.

Nutrition Dietetics Hydration Dehydration in the Elderly Polyunsaturated Fats Intake

Meredith David, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Marketing · Baylor University

Dr. David focuses on marketing strategies with an exploration of new technologies.

Strategic Planning Marketing Marketing and Communications Consumer Preferences Well-Being

Professor Paul Gately

Carnegie Professor of Exercise and Obesity and Co-Director of the Applied Centre for Obesity Research · Leeds Beckett University

His main research interest is in childhood obesity - and the treatment strategies for obesity across all age ranges.

Eating Disorders Exercise Treatment of Obesity Childhood Obesity Weight Loss

Mary Anne Amalaradjou, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor · University of Connecticut

Mary Anne Amalaradjou is a microbiologist with laboratory work focused on food safety and gut health

Inflammation Microbiome Gut Health Probiotics Food Safety

Nancy Rodriguez, Ph.D.

Professor of Nutritional Sciences · University of Connecticut

Nutrition expert, focusing on the relationship between exercise and protein intake

Protein intake in health obese and non-obese children Protein intake Energy balance and protein utilization in athletes

Liliane Binego

Researcher in Stabilisation Agriculture · Coventry University

Liliane Binego's research work involves responding and building resilient food productions systems in fragile environments.

Sustainable living Adaptive Management of Biotic Stressors Pre and Post Disaster Response Food Security Fragile Environments

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

Rachel Warren

Professor of Global Change and Environmental Biology · University of East Anglia

Her work assesses the risks that climate change poses to humans and ecosystems.

Hydrology Sustainable Development Climate Change Ecosystems Biodiversity

N. Shaun Matthews, DDS, MD

Associate Professor, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and Director of Telehealth · UNC-Chapel Hill School of Dentistry

Dr. Matthews is Director of Teledentistry and a world-renowned leader in oral, maxillofacial and TMJ (jaw joint) reconstructive surgery.

TMJ Maxillofacial Trauma Artificial Jaw Joint Prostheses Tele-Dentistry Facial Reconstructive Surgery

Dr Nazanin Zand

Associate Professor of Food and Science Nutrition · University of Greenwich

She researches - and advises industrial partners - on issues of nutrition, food content and food production.

Catering Baby Food Healthy Eating Special Diets Food

Beth Vallen, PhD

Associate Professor | Villanova School of Business · Villanova University

Beth Vallen, PhD, is an expert on consumer behavior, with a focus on health-related decision making

Food Marketing Consumer Goals/Motivation Consumer Behavior Health-related Decision Making Business

Amy Gorin, Ph.D.

Professor, Department of Psychological Sciences · University of Connecticut

Professor focused on long-term weight loss.

Weight Loss Maintenance Behavioral Weight Management Obesity Social Support

Brooke Jacob, M.S., RD, CDE

Program Manager and Registered Dietitian · ChristianaCare

Brooke Jacob is a registered dietitian at ChristianaCare.

Diet and Behaviors Nutrition Services Diabetes Education Public Speaking Nutrition

Dr Maria Maynard

Reader in Public Health Nutrition · Leeds Beckett University

Expertise in the health & diets of minority ethnic & migrant communities - exploring nutrition-related inequalities, obesity & diabetes.

Communities Obesity Nutrition Migrant Health Diet and Inequality

Wendy Dahl

Professor · University of Florida

Wendy Dahl's current research interests focus on the relationships between fiber, diet quality, probiotics and the gut microbiome.

Dietary Fiber Nutrition and Disease Treatment Nutrition and Older Adults Probiotics

Loureen Smart Downes, Ph.D.

Expert in healthy lifestyle behaviors · Florida Gulf Coast University

Loureen Downes researches physical activity, nutrition and chronic disease prevention.

Lifestyle Medicine Nutrition Disease Prevention Type 2 diabetes and diabetes self-management education

Matthew Kerbel, PhD

Professor of Political Science | College of Liberal Arts and Sciences · Villanova University

Matthew Kerbel, PhD, is the go-to source for stories about political communication.

Political Science Political Parties Presidency and Governorship American Government Media and Politics

Rebecca Shenkman

Director of the MacDonald Center for Obesity Prevention and Education | M. Louise Fitzpatrick College of Nursing · Villanova University

Rebecca Shenkman, MPH, RD, LDN, is an expert in nutrition, weight management, and using food to help prevent and control disease

Weight Management Nutrition & Lifestyle Changes Nutrition Nutrition & Disease Prevention Childhood Obesity

Kelly Ylitalo, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Public Health · Baylor University

An expert in Physical Functioning, Obesity and Diabetes, Survey Methodology, and Physical Activity.

Physical Activity Obesity and Diabetes Physical Functioning Survey Methodology