Allison McDonald

Associate Professor of Biology · Wilfrid Laurier University

Expert in plant and animal physiology with a focus on how organisms make energy. Advocate for women and persons with disabilities in STEM.

Plant and Animal Physiology and Biochemistry Bioenergetics (Mitochondria and Chloroplasts) Human Mitochondrial Diseases and Disorders Women in STEM Origin of Life and Endosymbiosis

Kristen Mills

Assistant Professor, Mechanical Aerospace and Nuclear Engineering · Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Biomechanics of tumor growth, tumor cell-matrix interactions

Development of in vitro models Cell and tissue biomechanics Experimental mechanics of materials

Lisa Diewald

Program Manager, MacDonald Center for Obesity Prevention and Education | M. Louise Fitzpatrick College of Nursing · Villanova University

Lisa K. Diewald, MS, RD, LDN, is an expert in healthy eating and nutrition education programs for children and adults

Nutrition Counseling Obesity Prevention Nutrition Children Weight Management

Patricia Bradley, PhD

Associate Dean for Inclusive Excellence | M. Louise Fitzpatrick College of Nursing · Villanova University

Patricia K. Bradley, PhD, RN, FAAN is a leading expert in psychiatric mental health nursing and disparities in cancer outcomes.

Diversity/Cultural Competence Cancer Survivorship Breast Cancer Screening Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing Health Disparity

Matthew Daugherty

Assistant Professor · UC San Diego

Evolution of host-pathogen interactions; innate antiviral immunity; how SARS-CoV-2 & other viruses enter the human population

Evolutionary Genomics Innate Immunity Virology Host-Pathogen Interactions

Scott Requadt

CEO · Talaris Therapeutics

Scott Requadt has operating and investment experience in the biopharmaceutical industry including therapeutics, medtech and diagnostics.

Entrepreneurship Corporate Development Life Sciences Biotechnology Venture Capital

Saraswathi Bellur, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Communication · University of Connecticut

Saras Bellur is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Communication at the University of Connecticut.

Mediated Content Human-Computer Interaction Media Interfaces Interactive Health Technologies

Dr. Daniel Stamboulian

President · FUNCEI (Buenos Aires) and Fighting Infectious Diseases in Emerging Countries –FIDEC (Miami)

Dr. Stamboulian is the founder of the Pan-American Association of Infectious Diseases (API) and other non-profit organizations.

Infectious Diseases Prevention and Management of Infectious Diseases Vaccination

Laura Reese

Director and Professor · Michigan State University

Laura Reese is an expert in animal welfare policy, animals in the city, animal sheltering, local economic development

Local Economic Development Animals in the City Animal Welfare Policy Animal Sheltering

Michael Mancini, Ph.D.

Director of Project Outreach and Professor of the Practice · VCU College of Engineering and Department of Biomedical Engineering

Entrepreneur with experience in medical technology commercialization; College of Engineering Capstone Design director.

Business Development Technology Transfer Medical Devices and Instrumentation Nanomaterials and Nanodevices for Biology and Medicine Biomedical Engineering

Prof. Antony Bayer

Emeritus Professor of Geriatric Medicine, Cardiff University · Cochrane Institute of Primary Care and Public Health

Professor of Geriatric Medicine in the Division of Population Medicine in the School of Medicine at Cardiff University

Frailty Re-enablement Cognitive impairment and dementia Research Methods and Older People

Dulce Dorado

Director of the International Students and Programs Office · UC San Diego

Dulce Amor L. Dorado is the Director of the International Students and Programs Office at the University of California San Diego.

International Student Services Immigration Policy International Education

Pamela Grothe

Assistant Professor · University of Mary Washington

Dr. Grothe's research focuses on climate change, specializing in past climates.

Oceanography Global Warming Climate Change Science Atmospheric Science Geology

Stacy Drury, MD

Remigio Gonzalez MD Endowed Professorship of Child Psychiatry, Associate Professor of Psychiatry, Vice Chair of Research, Department of Pediatrics · Tulane University

Drury explores how early life adversity interacts with genetic and epigenetic factors to shape child health and neurodevelopmental outcomes.

Telomeres Health Disparities Pediatric Medicine Child Psychiatry Genetics

Prof. Roberto Bernabei

Professor of Internal Medicine · Universita Cattolica del Sacro Cuore

Main research interests are in geriatric assessment, models of health services for elderly care, and geriatric pharmacoepidemiology

Geriatric Assessment Models of Health Service for Older Adults Pharmacoepidemiology

Laura Bowater

Professor of Microbiology Education and Engagement · University of East Anglia

Her interest is in antibiotic resistance and infection control – and the public understanding of science and health issues.

Biochemistry Science Communication Microbiology Antibiotic Resistance Microbial Biochemistry

David Dadiomov, PharmD, BCPP

Clinical Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice | Clinical Coordinator | Whole Person Care Clinical Pharmacy Program · USC School of Pharmacy

David Dadiomov's clinical expertise, teaching, and research interests are in psychiatric and substance use disorders.

Justice Involved Psychopharmacology Pharmacy Practice Psychiatric Disorders Substance Use Disorders

Zhipeng Lu, PhD

Assistant Professor of Pharmacology and Pharmaceutical Sciences · USC School of Pharmacy

An expert in RNA structures and interactions, chemical tools for RNA, RNA in genetic and infectious diseases, and computational biology.

Computational Biology Chemical tools for RNA RNA structures and interactions RNA in genetic and infectious diseases

Fritz Roka, Ph.D.

Expert in agriculture economics · Florida Gulf Coast University

Fritz Roka specializes in the study and research of Florida agribusiness.

Farm Management Farm Labor Citrus Business Florida Agribusiness Agricultural Economic Impact

M. Ehsan Hoque

Asaro Biggar Family Fellow in Data Science, Assistant Professor of Computer Science, and Interim Director, Goergen Institute for Data Science · University of Rochester

M. Ehsan Hoque is designing and implementing new algorithms to sense subtle human nonverbal behavior

Data Science Human Nonverbal Behavior Interactive Machine Learning Human-Computer Interaction Computer Vision