Rachel Warren

Professor of Global Climate Change · University of East Anglia

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

Hydrology Sustainable Development Climate Change Ecosystems Biodiversity

Christopher Cappelli

Assistant Professor of Health and Human Sciences · Loyola Marymount University

Seaver College of Science and Engineering

Diet and Cognition Substance Use in At-Risk Populations Neurocognitive Processes Appetitive Health Behaviors Neurobiological Processes

Meredith David, Ph.D.

Assistant 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

Rémi Rabasa-Lhoret

Associate Editor · Diabetes Canada

Dr. Rabasa-Lhoret is an Associate Editor at Diabetes Canada.

Diabetes Endocrinology Medical Nutrition Metabolism Artificial Pancreas

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

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. David Cavan

Director of Policy and Programmes · International Diabetes Federation

Until 2014 Dr David Cavan was a Consultant Physician at the Bournemouth Diabetes and Endocrine Centre Bournemouth, UK

Re-enablement Diabetes Diabetes Education

Prof. Francesco Cappuccio

Professor & Cephalon Chair in Cardiovascular Medicine & Epidemiology, Warwick Medical School · University of Warwick

Francesco Cappuccio is an expert in the epidemiology of cardiovascular disease, nutrition, metabolic abnormalities and cardiovascular risk.

Salt Intake Cardiovascular Risk Epidemiology of Cadiovascular Disease Sleep Deprivation Sleep

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

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

Prof. Perminder Sachdev

Co-Director of the Centre for Healthy Brain Ageing (CHeBA) · UNSW Sydney

Neuropsychiatry expert revolutionizing our understanding of the ageing brain, apropos of lifestyle choices

Cognitive Reserve Psychiatry (incl. Psychotherapy) Geriatrics and Gerontology Neurosciences Neurogenetics

John E. Hayes

ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR, Food Science · Pennsylvania State University

Dr. Hayes explores how sensations from food and nonfood products drive consumer acceptability, including the role of biology in food choices

Behavioral Genetics Smell Flavor Perception Integrated traditional sensory science methods with behavioral genetics to understand biological factors that may cause individuals to consume some foods but not others Taste

Jessica Vapnek

Lecturer, Global Programs Advisor, and Director of the M.S.L. Program · UC Hastings College of the Law

Contacts: vapnekjessica@uchastings.edu

Agriculture and Natural Resource Law Legislative Drafting Rule of Law

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

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

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

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

Sherry Grace

Professor, School of Kinesiology and Health Science · York University

Studying access to chronic cardiac care, as well as optimizing quantity and quality of life in heart patients.

Healthcare Public Health Clinical Research Heart Disease Behavioural Cardiology

Alice Cheng

Associate Editor, Canadian Journal of Diabetes · Diabetes Canada

Dr. Alice Cheng is an Endocrinologist at Trillium Health Partners (Credit Valley) and St. Michael's Hospital.

Clinical Research Diabetes Endocrinology Healthcare Management Patient Safety

Alexis Dudden, Ph.D.

Professor, Department of History · University of Connecticut

Professor of History specializing in modern Japan and Korea, and international history.

History/Memory Modern Korea Modern Japan Territorial Disputes Japan-Korea Relations