Keith C. Ferdinand, MD

Professor, Gerald S. Berenson Endowed Chair in Preventive Cardiology · Tulane University

Dr. Ferdinand focuses on cardiac risk factor evaluation and control, including communities of racial and ethnic minorities.

COVID-10 (Coronavirus) Nuclear Cardiology Hypertension Cardiology Hyperlipidemia

Frank M. LaFerla

Chancellor’s Professor and Dean · UC Irvine

Frank M. LaFerla,Ph.D.,is the dean of the UCI School of Biological Sciences.His research focuses on the pathogenesis of Alzheimer’s Disease.

Learning and Memory Alzheimer's Disease Molecular Biology Neurodegenerative disorders

Joshua Grill

Director of the Institute for Memory Impairments and Nerological Disorders at UCI · UC Irvine

Joshua Grill directs a major Alzheimer's disease research institute helps lead the national strategy for AD clinical trial recruitment.

Neuroscience Clinical Trials Alzheimer’s Disease Neurodegenerative disorders Recruitment and Retention

Aryn Gittis

Professor · Carnegie Mellon University

Aryn Gittis studies neural circuits in a multifunctional brain region that plays a role in the regulation of movement, learning, and reward.

Movement Disorders Optogenetics Neuroscience Electrophysiology Neural Circuits

Monica Embers

Assistant Professor, Division of Bateriology and Parasitology · Tulane University

Professor Embers specializes in Lyme disease.

Cell Culture Antibiotic Resistance Lyme Disease Research Lyme Disease Antibiotics

David Vaillancourt

Professor/Chair · University of Florida

David Vaillancourt’s studies how the brain regulates voluntary and involuntary movement with a specific focus on motor disorders.

Structural and Functional Imaging in Rodents and Humans Rehabilitative, Surgical and Pharmacological Interventions for Motor Disorders Cortical Oscillations that Underlie Voluntary and Involuntary Movement Neuroscience and the Brain Progression Markers of Parkinson’s Disease

Claudine Jurkovitz, M.D., MPH

Director of Clinical Research, Institute for Research on Equity and Community Health (iREACH) · ChristianaCare

Dr. Claudine Jurkovitz is a nephrologist and a senior physician scientist.

Health Services Research Chronic Disease Epidemiology Nephrology Electronic Health Records

Melissa Armstrong

M.D./Associate Professor · University of Florida

Dr. Melissa Armstrong's research focuses on the lived experiences of individuals with Lewy body dementia and their caregivers.

Dementia and End of Life Corticobasal Syndrome Parkinson Disease Lewy Body Dementia Atypical Parkinsonism

Justin Martello, M.D.

Parkinson's and Movement Disorders Director · ChristianaCare

Dr. Martello, Delaware's only Parkinson's and movement disorders specialist, has established a comprehensive Parkinson's disease program.

Quality Improvement Parkinson's Disease Neurology Movement Disorders

Charles H. Hennekens, M.D., Dr.PH

Sir Richard Doll Professor · Florida Atlantic University

Charles Hennekens is the first Sir Richard Doll Professor and senior academic advisor.

Cardiovascular Disease Strengths and Limitations of Descriptive and Analytic Studies Prevention and Treatment of Chronic and Acute Diseases Preventive and Internal Medicine Epidemiology

Jeff Karp

Professor · Brigham and Women's Hospital - Harvard Medical School

Dr. Jeff Karp is a leading researcher in the fields of drug delivery, medical devices, stem cell therapeutics, and tissue adhesives.

Biomaterials Stem Cell Therapeutics Drug Delivery Medical Devices Biomedical Engineering

Ryan Arsenault

Associate Professor, Animal Science · University of Delaware

Prof. Arsenault's research interests include animal biology from a kinome perspective and gut health.

Animal Biosciences One Health Gut Health Animal Sciences Microbiome

Klaus Ley, MD

Founding Director · Immunology Center of Georgia

Klaus Ley is exploring the role our immune response plays in atherosclerosis and other autoimmune diseases.

T lymphocytes Immunology Vaccines atherosclerosis Integrins

Jayanta Gupta, M.D., Ph.D.

Expert in epidemiology · Florida Gulf Coast University

Jayanta Gupta explores the genetic and environmental risk factors behind chronic health conditions, including allergic and kidney diseases.

Molecular Epidemiology Allergic Diseases Atopic Dermatitis Asthma Chronic Kidney Disease

Biplab Datta, PhD

Assistant Professor, Institute of Public and Preventive Health and in the Department of Population Health Sciences · Augusta University

Dr. Datta’s research explores the niche areas in the junction of public health and economics.

Global Health Health Economics Non-Communicable Diseases Healthcare Financing Socioeconomic Determinants of Health

Christopher Watts

Marilyn & Morgan Davies Dean, Harris College of Nursing & Health Sciences; Professor of Communication Sciences & Disorders · Texas Christian University

Christopher Watts researches laryngeal function in voice and swallowing, including voice, dysphagia, and neurological disorders.

Voice Disorders Parkinson's Neurological Disorders Laryngeal Function Dysphagia

Joshua Voss, Ph.D.

Associate Research Professor · Florida Atlantic University

Joshua Voss's areas of interest include coral reef ecology, coral health and disease, molecular ecology, marine conservation and management.

Coral Health and Disease Coral Reef Ecosystems Marine Conservation Molecular Ecology Coral Reef Ecology

Carla Bittel

Professor of History · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

History of Medicine and Science Gender Issues History of Women's Health Nineteenth-Century U.S. History

Miriam Ezenwa

Associate Professor · University of Florida

Miriam Ezenwa’s research explores health disparities in pain management, pain and symptom management for people with sickle cell disease.

Symptom Management‎‎ Sickle Cell Disease Pain Management

Arni Rao, PhD

Director and Professor · Augusta University

Director of the Laboratory for Theory and Mathematical Modeling and professor at the Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University.

Artifical Intelligence Infectious Disease Mathematical Analyses Complex Dynamics,