Michel Boufadel

Distinguished Professor · New Jersey Institute of Technology

Michel Boufadel focuses on water, water technology and energy, offering insights into oil spills and other environmental disasters.

Oil Spills Global Warming Sustainability Water Technology Environmental Disasters

Sharon Collison

Clinical Instructor, Health Behavior and Nutrition Science · University of Delaware

Sharon Collison provides medical nutrition therapy (MNT) in University of Delware's Nutrition Clinic.

Weight/Health at Every Size Weight Management Sports Nutrition Healthy Aging Eating Disorders

Carolyn Thomas

Speaker, Blogger · Heart Sisters

Carolyn Thomas is an expert on women, heart disease, and the patient experience.

Women's Health Public Speaking Media Relations Patient Advocacy Patient Safety

Harsh Bais

Associate Professor, Plant and Soil Sciences · University of Delaware

Prof. Bais conducts research in plant signaling – how plants recognize and communicate with one another.

Plant-Microbe Interactions Plant Biology Plant Signaling Root Exudation Plant and Soil Sciences and Horticulture

Lina Moses

Clinical Assistant Professor · Tulane University

Lina Moses' primary interest is the control of viral zoonoses transmitted from small mammals

COVID-19 Ecology Epidemiology Zoonoses Pathogens

Ana Maria Porras

Assistant Professor · University of Florida

Using her background in tissue engineering and infectious disease, Ana Porras creates models of disease to study human-microbe interactions.

Inclusion in STEM Science Art Tissue Engineering Heart Valve Disease Microbiology

Stephen Eppes, M.D.

Associate Infection Prevention Officer and Pediatric Infectious Disease Specialist · ChristianaCare

Dr. Stephen Eppes is the associate infection prevention officer and pediatric infectious disease specialist at ChristianaCare.

Pediatric Infectious Diseases Pediatrics

Lauren Beverung, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor · Milwaukee School of Engineering

Dr. Lauren Beverung holds degrees in developmental psychology and human development & family sciences.

Research Methods Grief and Bereavement Child Development Psychology Parent-Child Relationships and Parenting

Michael Hamblin, PhD

Principal Investigator, Wellman Center for Photomedicine at Massachusetts General Hospital · Associate Professor, Dermatology, Harvard Medical School

Dr. Hamblin's research interests are now broadly in the area of phototherapy for multiple diseases

Microscopy Molecular Biology Photomedicine Flourescence Microscopy Biotechnology

Joseph Bush, Ph.D.

Associate Faculty - Clinical Psychology · Fielding Graduate University

Pediatric Psychology; Child Pain; Parent-Child Interactions in Stressful Medical Situations; Psychological Effects of School Gardens

Health Psychology Pediatric Psychology Statistics Child Development Pain Assessment and Management

LeRoi Hicks, M.D., MPH

Chief Medical Officer of Wilmington Hospital and Physician Leader of iREACH · ChristianaCare

Dr. Hicks is the recipient of numerous clinical and research awards and is nationally known for his research on health care disparities.

Social Determinants of Health/Health Disparities Medicine Chronic Disease Internal Medicine Health Equity

Michael Yassa

Professor and Chancellor’s Fellow · UC Irvine

Michael Yassa is interested in how learning and memory mechanisms are altered in aging and neuropsychiatric disease.

Neurobiology and Behavior Aging and Alzheimer's Disease Memory and Disease Memory Neuropsychiatric Disorders

Sophia Lunt

Assistant Professor · Michigan State University

The Lunt Lab focuses on understanding the role of metabolism in supporting cancer proliferation, heterogeneity, and metastasis.

Cells Metabolomics Molecular Biology Mass Spectrometry LC-MS

Professor Claire Surr

Professor of Dementia Studies and Director of the Centre for Dementia Research · Leeds Beckett University

Her research addresses care and support for people living with dementia and those who care for them.

General Hospitals Social Care Patient Support Carers Dementia

Jeffrey Bennett

Associate Professor of Communication Studies · Vanderbilt University

Medical humanities expert who specializes in health, citizenship, LGBT/queer studies, cultural studies and rhetorical theory and criticism.

Queer Healthcare Queer vernacular LGBTQ Health HIV Prevention HIV & AIDS

Connie Mulligan

Professor · University of Florida

Connie Mulligan is interested in understanding patterns of human genetic variation with implications for human health and evolution.

Syrian Refugees Impact of Stress Complex Phenotypes Influence of Genetics on Response to Trauma and Stress Epigenetic Analysis

Russell Lonser

Professor and Chair I Department of Neurological Surgery · The Ohio State University

Dr. Lonser’s research interests include development of direct nervous system drug delivery paradigms for targeted therapy.

Neoplasia Syndromes Tumor Biology Nervous System Hippel-Lindau Disease Brain, Brainstem and Spinal Cord Tumors

Malú Gámez Tansey

Professor/Co-Director · University of Florida

Malú Gámez Tansey researches how the immune system protects or predisposes us to Alzheimer's, Parkinson's and frontotemporal dementia.

FTD Parkinson's Gut-brain Axis Neuroinflammation Neurodegeneration

Bruce Compas

Patricia and Rodes Hart Professor of Psychology and Human Development, Professor of Pediatrics, Co-Director of Clinical Psychology Training, and Director of Psychology at the Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center · Vanderbilt University

An expert on how stress affects the physical and mental health of children and families, and the power of coping and preventative measures.

Neurocognitive Deficits Depression Stress Coping and Resilience Huntington Disease Childhood Cancer Survivorship

Diane Finegood

Professor · Simon Fraser University

Expert in systems thinking & cross sector partnerships as approaches to solving complex problems including obesity and chronic disease

Health Research Research Ecosystem Public Private Partnerships Complex Systems Chronic Disease Prevention