Jessica Fortin

Assistant Professor of Pathobiology and Diagnostic Investigation · Michigan State University

Dr. Jessica S. Fortin is a board-certified veterinary anatomic pathologist and holds both chemistry and pharmacy licenses from Quebec.

Toxicology Molecular Pharmacology Pharmacy Medicinal Chemistry Pathology

Gerald A. Berkowitz, PhD.

Professor of Plant Science and Landscape Architecture · University of Connecticut

Expert on plant genetics, plant biotechnology, GMOs and public perception of GMOs.

Plant-Water Relations Ion Channels Landscape Architecture Photosynthesis Plant Physiology

Lori Berard

Associate Editor, Canadian Journal of Diabetes · Diabetes Canada

Lori Berard is inarguably passionate about diabetes.

Diabetes Clinical Research Health Education Public Health Medical Devices

Rami Rahal

Vice-president, Cancer Systems, Performance & Innovation · Canadian Partnership Against Cancer

Rami Rahal leads improvements in Canada’s cancer system through data, research, economic modelling and innovations.

Population Health Cancer Screening Health Policy Performance Measurement Change Management

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

Peter Koch, PhD

Assistant Professor of Philosophy · Villanova University

Peter Koch, Ph.D., is an expert in philosophical issues of biomedical and clinical ethics related to patient well-being, harm and disease.

Harm Brain Death Euthanasia Philosophy of Disability Philosophy of Disease

Joseph Piven, M.D.

Thomas E. Castelloe Distinguished Professor of Psychiatry, Pediatrics and Psychology and Director, Carolina Institute for Developmental Disabilities · UNC at Chapel Hill

Dr. Piven's research focuses on developmental disabilities/autism.

Psychiatry Psychology Pediatrics Brain Imaging Magnetic Resonance Imaging (Mri)

Shelby Garner, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Nursing · Baylor University

Expert in clinical nursing research, including nursing simulation, mHealth, and nurse migration

Non-Communicable Diseases Mobile health apps Simulation in Nursing Education Clinical Nursing Research Healthcare Capacity

Sam Cykert, M.D.

Professor of Medicine & Clinician and Researcher, Associate Director of Medical Education for NC AHEC Program, & Clinical Director of the NC Regional Extension Center for Health Information Technology · UNC at Chapel Hill

Dr. Cykert's research career has an emphasis on access to care, resolution of health disparities, and primary care practice improvement

Access to Care Resolution of Health Disparities Primary Care Practice Improvement Racial Disparities in Primary Care Lung Cancer

Jennifer Jordan, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering | B.S., NS State - Biomedical Engineering | M.S., Wake Forest - Clinical and Population Translational Sciences | Ph.D., VT-WFU School of Biomedical Engineering and Sciences - Biomedical Engineering · VCU College of Engineering

Dr. Jordan's research involves translational cardiovascular magnetic resonance imaging in cardio-oncology, sarcoidosis, and heart failure.

Heart Failure Image Processing Medical Imaging Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance Imaging Cardio-Oncology

Haresh D. Rochani

Assistant Professor, Biostatistics, Epidemiology, and Environmental Health Sciences · Georgia Southern University

Haresh Rochani works with bio-statistics and sampling designs to improve public health.

Generalized Linear Models Longitudinal Data Analysis Multiple Imputations Missing Data in Diagnostic Medicine Categorical Missing Data

Alexander A. Khalessi

Chair of Neurosurgery, Associate Professor of Surgery and Neurosciences · UC San Diego

Dr. Alexander Khalessi specializes in cranial and endovascular neurosurgery.

Cerebrovascular Accident Spontaneous Intracranial Hemorrhage and Endoscopic Evaluation Neurological Oncology Neurotrauma Intracranial Aneurysms

Professor Mark Fielder

Professor of Medical Microbiology · Kingston University

His work explores the nature of viruses, antimicrobial resistance, and public perceptions of vaccines and antibiotics.

Animal-Human Disease Transfer Vaccines Viruses Microbiology Antibiotics

Deepa Dabir

Associate Professor of Biology · Loyola Marymount University

Seaver College of Science and Engineering

Disease Disease Mechanisms Yeast Genetics Neuroscience Cell Biology

Dr. Ted van Essen

Chair of the Dutch Influenza Foundation · Dutch Influenza Foundation

Dr. van Essen has co-authored over 60 articles in peer-reviewed journals, mainly on the subject of prevention.

Vaccination Medical Research Influenza Disease Prevention and Control Science Communication

Lara Pilutti

Assistant Professor, Interdisciplinary School of Health Sciences · University of Ottawa

The goal of our research is to optimize the accessibility of exercise for people with multiple sclerosis to maximize health-related benefits

Exercise Physical Activity and Health Exercise and chronic diseases Multiple Sclerosis Kinesiology

Dra. Miriam Rozenek Pisterman

Encagarda de Vacunas · Sociedad Argentina de Gerontologia y Geriatría

Dra. Miriam Rozenek Pisterman is an infectious diseases and gerontology and geriatrics specialist.

Vaccination Medicine Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs) Ageing

Stephen Frye, Ph.D.

Fred Eshelman Distinguished Professor of Pharmacy & Director, Center for Integrative Biology and Drug Discovery · UNC-Chapel Hill

Stephen Frye is a professor and director of the Center for Integrative Chemical Biology and Drug Discovery.

Chromatin Chemical Biology Medicinal Chemistry Drug Discovery Oncology

Julie Cederbaum

Associate Professor of Social Work · USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work

Dr. Cederbaum focuses on family process, childhood adversity, and reproductive and behavioral health risk prevention.

Parenting and Fatherhood Childhood Adversity Parent-child communication Parenting

Dr. Ignacio Federico Villaseñor Ruíz

Director General · National Center for Child and Adolescent Health (CeNSIA)

Dr. Ignacio Federico Villaseñor Ruíz is the Director General of the National Center for Child and Adolescent Health (CeNSIA)

Public Health Vaccination