Janice Kiecolt-Glaser

Professor of Psychiatry and Psychology, Director of the Institute for Behavioral Medicine Research | College of Medicine · The Ohio State University

Medical expert focused on the impacts of stress on metabolic response.

Psychoneuroimmunology Behavioral immunology Close relationships, inflammation, and health Stress and inflammation in cancer survivors Behavioral influences on metabolism following high-fat meals

Brittany Knick MS, RDN, LDN

Registered Dietitian · ChristianaCare

Brittany Knick MS, RDN, LDN, CNSC, is a Registered Dietitian and Diabetes Educator at ChristianaCare.

Diabetes Education Nutrition Education Glucose Monitoring Healthy Eating

David Steffens, M.D., M.H.S.

Professor and Chair, Psychiatry · University of Connecticut School of Medicine

Dr. Steffens' research focuses on late-life mood and cognitive disorders.

Dementia Late-Life Depression

Justin D. Hilliard

M.D./Assistant Professor · University of Florida

Dr. Justin Hilliard performs deep brain stimulation surgery for treatment of medically refractory movement disorders.

Spine Surgery Deep Brain Stimulation Brain Tumors Movement Disorders

Pat Rae

Managing Director · Pat Rae Personal Training

Experienced and down to earth speaker that connects to his audience leading them on a journey towards a fitter, stronger and healthier perso

Healthy Living Weight Loss Stress Relief

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

Jonathan Crane

Professor · University of Florida

Jonathan Crane studies how hurricanes affect Florida agriculture.

Hurricane Effects on Florida Agriculture Biodiversity and the Environment

Sabas Whittaker

Poet, Historian, Mariner, Artist, Composer · Author

A discussion of mental health - numerous aspects of treatment from various perspectives, seeking a unified approach that could benefit all.

Arieahn Matamonasa-Bennett, Ph.D.

Associate Faculty - Clinical Psychology · Fielding Graduate University

Adjunct Faculty in the School of Psychology

Multicultural Psychology Equine Assisted Therapy Equine Assisted Learning Cultural Diversity Issues in Education, Research, Treatment and Assessment Prevention and Treatment of Social Violence

Jiang Bian

Professor · University of Florida

Jiang Bian uses big data to advance medicine and creates methods to analyze diverse, massive data sources.

Data Privacy in Healthcare Cancer Data Artificial Intelligence Data-driven Medicine Biomedical Informatics

Paddy McGuinness

Senior Advisor, London · Brunswick Group

Paddy McGuinness advises on crisis and resilience issues, providing senior counsel to clients on ever-evolving business and political risk.

Crisis Management Cyber Security National Secuirty UK Politics UK Business Trends

Karen Antell, M.D., MPH, FAAFP

Director of Maternity and Women’s Health Education · ChristianaCare

Menopause Transition Care Contraception Training Family Medicine Obstetrical Care Maternity Care Education School-based Health

Ram Sharma, M.D.

Psychiatrist · ChristianaCare

Dr. Ram Sharma is a psychiatrist with the Behavioral Health Unit at ChristianaCare’s Wilmington Hospital.

Psychiatric Clinical Research Psychopharmacology Psychosis Treatment Resistant Depression Bipolar Disorder

John Ligon

Assistant Professor · University of Florida

Dr. John Ligon is a translational researcher committed to advancing novel cellular therapies and immunotherapies.

Cancer Cancer Immunotherapy Clinical Trials Developmental Therapeutics Oncology

Jay Vadiveloo, Ph.D.

Professor in Residence, Director of the Janet and Mark L. Goldenson Center for Actuarial Research · University of Connecticut

Jay Vadiveloo, Ph.D. is an expert in applied actuarial research projects such as calculating healthy years left in life.

Small Businesses Actuarial Research Statistics Mathematics Life Insurance

Sudhakar Satti, M.D., FAHA

Neurointerventionalist · ChristianaCare

Dr. Sudhakar R. Satti is a neurointerventional surgeon at ChristianaCare.

Interventional Neuroradiology Neuroradiology Neurology Radiology Patient Care

Preetam Ghosh, Ph.D.

Interim Chair, Department of Computer Science · VCU College of Engineering

Professor Ghosh researches systems biology, specifically stochastic modeling and discrete event simulation

Systems Biology Stochastic modeling and discrete event simulation Reverse engineering analysis and visualization of gene regulatory networks (GRNs) Static/Dynamic modeling and control of network robustness Graph theoretic analysis of protein interaction networks to identify functionally significant modules

Cheryl Grills

President's Professor, Psychology | Psychological Science · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Healing Racial Stress Positive Youth Development Community Psychology African-Centered Psychology

Bill Mase

Assistant Professor, Health Policy and Management · Georgia Southern University

Bill Mase has conducted studies and taught courses in public health, ethics and health policy.

Food Safety Evidence-Based Public Health Health Policy Ethics Epidemiology

Liang Mao

Associate Professor · University of Florida

Liang Mao's research aims to offer better understandings on the human-disease system with geospatial science approaches and technologies.

Agent-Based Modeling and Simulation Geospatial Network Analysis Spatial Accessibility and Disparities