Deborah Chyun, Ph.D.

Professor and Dean Emeritus · University of Connecticut

Professor Chyun is an expert in the field of cardiovascular disease and diabetes.

Diabetes Cardiovascular Disease Nursing

Kirk Garratt, M.D., MSc

Medical Director of Center for Heart & Vascular Health and John H. Ammon Chair of Cardiology · ChristianaCare

Dr. Garratt oversees one of the nation's busiest heart programs, renown for its exceptional speed in heart attack response times.

Cardiology Cardiovascular Disease Heart Health

Michael Okun

Professor · University of Florida

Dr. Michael Okun's research explores nonmotor basal ganglia brain features and various aspects of deep brain stimulation and neuromodulation

Tremor Dystonia Neuromodulation Lewy Body Disease Parkinson's Disease

Lynn Kelly Devlin

Nurse Practitioner, Author, Speaker · Cancer Widow

Hospice / Palliative Care nurse practitioner and author speaks about coping with a loved ones end-of-life preparations

Hospice and Palliative Care End-Of-Life Preparations Alzheimers Disease Caring for the Caregiver How to Build Your Palliative Care Team

Chris Martens

Assistant Professor, Kinesiology & Applied Physiology · University of Delaware

Prof. Martens's laboratory is interested in understanding mechanisms by which impaired vascular function contributes to cognitive declines.

Alzheimer's Disease Aging Clinical Trials Cerebral Blood Flow Vascular Aging

Philip Gorelick

Professor of Translational Science and Molecular Medicine · Michigan State University

Expert in stroke prevention and risk factor identification.

Vascular Dementia Rehabilitation Neurology Stroke Prevention

Kathleen Martin Ginis

Professor, School of Health and Exercise Sciences · University of British Columbia

Mental health benefits of exercise | Body Image | Exercise behaviour change |Disability | Women | Knowledge Translation

Exercise Psychology Health Behaviour Change Exercise behaviour change Exercise and mental health Body Image

Andrew Lover

Assistant Professor of Epidemiology and and Deputy Director, New England Center of Excellence in Vector-Borne Disease · University of Massachusetts Amherst

Andrew Lover is an infectious disease epidemiologist whose work focuses on malaria and other vector-borne diseases.

Tick-borne Diseases Infectious Disease Vector-Borne Diseases Drug Development Malaria

Wilbur Lam

Assistant Professor, Biomedical Engineering, Georgia Tech & Emory University · Georgia Tech - COE

Wilbur Lam researches cellular mechanics of hematologic processes and disease.

Childhood Diseases Micro/Nano Technologies Pediatric Cancer Blood Disorders

Dr. Sima Salahshor

Adjunct Professor · University of Toronto, Faculty of Medicine

Health Innovation Advisory and Program Design & Management

Oncology and Cancer Research Psychedelic Medicine Medical Genetics Business Development & Partnerships Program Implementation

Martha Belury

Professor, Human Sciences | College of Education and Human Ecology · The Ohio State University

Professor Belury conducts biological and nutritional research into how diet and lifestyle alter obesity, diabetes and metabolic disorders

Nutrition Nutrition & Disease Prevention Nutrition & Lifestyle Changes Nutrition & Wellness Nutrition (Eating Emotionally)

Jan D. Hirsch

Founding Dean, School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences · UC Irvine

Jan Hirsch's research interests are focused in the areas of pharmacoeconomics and outcomes research.

Comprehensive Medication Management (CMM) Medication Therapy Management Clinical Pharmacy Pharmacoeconomics Drug Development

Michelle Kelly, PhD

Associate Professor | M. Louise Fitzpatrick College of Nursing · Villanova University

Michelle Kelly, PhD, CRNP, is an expert in children's health, neonatal intensive care, and long-term health effects of premature birth.

Premature Births Neonatal Intensive Care Children's Health Pediatrics Nurse Practitioner Education

Douglas Scharre

Professor of Clinical Neurology and Psychiatry | College of Medicine · The Ohio State University

Dr. Scharre specializes in cognitive disorders and dementias, including Alzheimer's disease

Neurology Neurobehavioral Manifestations Lewy Body Disease Dementia, Multi-Infarct Amnesia, Transient Global

Amir Hayeri

Chief Executive Officer · Bio Conscious Technologies

As the Founder & CEO of Bio-Conscious Technologies Inc, Amir has a diverse background in developing novel medical software technology.

Medical Software Technology Artificial Intelligence Machine Learning Glucose Monitoring Diabates

Riqiang Yan

Professor and Chair, Department of Neuroscience · University of Connecticut

Professor Yan is an expert in neurodegenerative diseases, specializing in identifying the biological culprits behind Alzheimer’s disease.

Alzheimer's Disease Medicine Neuroscience

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

Michael Chumley

Professor · Texas Christian University

Research focus has been on the role of inflammation in neurodegenerative diseases.

Neurodegenerative Diseases Developmental Neurobiology Exercise Physiology Immunology Psychology

Norman Beatty

M.D./Assistant Professor · University of Florida

Dr. Norman Beatty studies neglected tropical diseases, such as Chagas disease, Leishmaniasis, cysticercosis and snake envenomation.

Borreliosis Ehrlichiosis Tick-borne Diseases Snake Envenomation Leishmaniasis

Mark Plunkett

MD · OSF

Professor at The Hospital of Illinois and the University of Illinois College of Medicine. MD at OSF specializing in Thoracic Procedures.

Pulmonary Diseases Thoracic Procedures Vascular Disease