Jan Hux

Chief Science Officer · Diabetes Canada

Providing scientific and strategic direction to Diabetes Canada.

Diabetes Public Health Epidemiology Internal Medicine Healthcare Communications

Joleah Lamb

Assistant Professor, Ecology & Evolutionary Biology · UC Irvine

Joleah Lamb's research focuses on natural buffers for mitigating infectious diseases that threaten coral reefs in coastal regions.

Coral Reefs Ecosystems Conservation Biology Ocean Health Ocean Pollution Disease Ecology

Prof. Kaarin Anstey

Professor, School of Psychology · Australian National University

Psychology and neuroscience expert exploring the epidemiology of cognition and dementia

Fostering Healthy Ageing Older Drivers Public Health and Health Services Neurosciences Psychology

Dr. John Schieffelin

Assistant Professor of Medicine & Pediatrics, Sections of Pediatric & Adult Infectious Diseases · Tulane University

His research focuses on the natural history, clinical care and immunology of viral hemorrhagic fevers (VHFs)

COVID-19 Clinical Infectious Disease Infections in Transplant Recipients Virology and Immunology Tuberculosis

Edward Walker

Professor of Entomology · Michigan State University

Edward Walker is an expert in emerging infectious diseases, landscape ecology and landscape risk analysis.

Landscape Risk Analysis Mosquitos Emerging Infectious Diseases Ladnscape Ecology

Lori Spies, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Nursing, Missions Coordinator · Baylor University

Expert in global health and health care providers

Capacity Building Hypertension Advanced Practice Nursing Global Health Non-Communicable Diseases

Randy Blakely, Ph.D.

Executive Director, FAU Brain Institute & Professor, Biomedical Science · Florida Atlantic University

Randy Blakely is an expert in molecular neuroscience, focusing on how diseases and drugs impact the function of brain synapses and circuits.

Medications Brain Neuroscience Brain Disease Synapse

Prof. Trisha Dunning

Vice President · International Diabetes Federation

Professor Dunning's work focuses on diabetes and older people, palliative and end of life care, the needs of family carers and medicines

Diabetes Palliative Care End of Life Care Caregivers Health Education

James Ellor, Ph.D.

Professor of Social Work · Baylor University

Dr. Ellor works with older adults around issues of mental and spiritual health

Meaning Oriented (Logo) therapy The Role of the Church as Service Provider Training Needs for Paraprofessionals and Professionals Hunger among Older Adults Spiritual Assessment Among the Elderly

Prof. Yaakov Stern

Professor of Neuropsychology · Columbia University

Neurology and psychology expert exploring the neural basis for cognitive aging and cognitive reserve

Alzheimer's Disease Cognitive Reserve Psychology Neurology Cognitive Neuroscience

Annie T. Ginty, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Psychology & Neuroscience · Baylor University

An expert in neuroimaging, psychophysiological, neuroendocrine, and epidemiological methods.

Health Psychology The Nervous System Epidemiological methods Neuroimaging Neuroendocrine Methods

Christopher Watts

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

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

Voice Disorders Neurological Disorders Laryngeal Function Dysphagia Parkinson's

Dr. Mine Durusu-Tanriover

Professor of Internal Medicine · Hacettepe University

Author of more than 40 peer-reviewed articles, Dr. Durusu-Tanriover's research area mainly consists of acute care and adult vaccination

Vaccination Quality Improvement Acute Care Adult Vaccination Chronic Diseases

David Mushatt

Associate Professor of Medicine|Chief, Tulane Adult Infectious Diseases Section · Tulane University

Dr. Mushatt’s main research interest is HIV clinical trials. He also heads the Adult Infectious Diseases Section at the School of Medicine.

Coronavirus HIV Clinical Trials Adult Infectious Diseases COVID-19

Sidney Smith, M.D

Professor, Department of Medicine · UNC at Chapel Hill

Dr. Sidney Smith is an expert on interventional cardiology, coronary angioplasty, coronary heart disease, and preventive cardiology.

Internal Medicine Heart Disease Stroke Prevention Cardiology

Prof. Francesco Cappuccio

Professor & Cephalon Chair in Cardiovascular Medicine & Epidemiology, Warwick Medical School · University of Warwick

Francesco Cappuccio is an expert in the epidemiology of cardiovascular disease, nutrition, metabolic abnormalities and cardiovascular risk.

Salt Intake Cardiovascular Risk Epidemiology of Cadiovascular Disease Sleep Deprivation Sleep

Professor Richard Wall

Professor of Zoology · University of Bristol

Researching the arthropod pests, parasites and vectors that cause animal diseases across the world

Mites Animal Disease Ectoparasites How To Manage Parasites Tick Borne Disease

Paulo Verardi, Ph.D.

Associate Professor · University of Connecticut

Expert on vaccine development & virology (Smallpox, Rinderpest, Zika, coronaviruses, Rift Valley, Powassan, SFTSV, Heartland, & more)

COVID-19 Mosquito-borne Diseases Tick-borne Diseases Zika Smallpox

Tamara Kear, PhD, RN, CNN

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

Tamara M. Kear, PhD, RN, CNN, is an expert in kidney failure and treatments.

Nurse Safety Dialysis Access Kidney Disease Hypertension Patient Safety

Arni Rao

Professor · Augusta University

A respected leader in mathematical modeling for tracing the spread of infectious diseases, including COVID-19.

Complex Dynamics, Mathematical Analyses Infectious Disease Mathematical Modeling and Simulation