Jan Busby-Whitehead, M.D.

Professor & Chief, Division of Geriatric Medicine · UNC at Chapel Hill

Dr. Jan Busby-Whitehead is professor & chief in the division of geriatric medicine and the director of the Center for Aging and Health.

Coronavirus Geriatric Care Higher Education Elder Care Memory Disorders

Moeness Amin, PhD

Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering; Director of the Center for Advanced Communications | Villanova College of Engineering · Villanova University

Moeness Amin, PhD, is an expert in the theory of signal and array processing with applications to radar, sonar, and communications

Radar Imaging Sonar Surveillance Wireless Communications Radar

James Ellor, Ph.D.

Professor of Social Work · Baylor University

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

Disaster Behavioral Health Military Family Coping Stress, Trauma and PTSD Mental Health for Older Adults Knowledge and Attitudes of Aging

Yvonne Troya

Clinical Professor of Law · UC Hastings College of the Law

Contacts: troyay@uchastings.edu / 415-581-8918 / Office 300-100

Aging and Elderly Healthcare Decision-Making Children and Families Medical-Legal Partnerships Vulnerable Populations

Iris Chi

Chinese-American Golden Age Association/Dr. Frances Wu Chair for Chinese Elderly Professor of Social Work · USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work

Expert in elderly health and gerontology, and currently directs the China Program

Aging Gerontology China Caregiving Behavioral Health

Jay Yoo, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Family and Consumer Sciences Apparel Merchandising · Baylor University

Expert in fashion merchandising, apparel and consumer behavior

Green Consumption Body-Tanning Behaviors Apparel and Consumer Behavior Fashion Merchandising Appearance-Related Behaviors

Janie Steckenrider

Associate Professor and Associate Chair of Political Science and International Relations · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Political Science Political Gerontology Women's Studies American Politics Public Policies On Aging

Rebecca L. Heise, Ph.D.

Associate Professor and Undergraduate Program Director, Department of Biomedical Engineering | B.S. Chemical Engineering, B.S. Biomedical and Health Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University | Ph.D. Bioengineering, University of Pittsburgh · VCU College of Engineering

Professor Heise studies pulmonary mechanotransduction, including lung injury and pulmonary regenerative medicine

Lung injury Pulmonary regenerative medicine Mechanobiology Tissue Engineering Smooth muscle cell signaling

James Mathieu

Professor Emeritus of Sociology · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Demography and Population Analysis Race and Ethnicity Sociology of the Developing World Sociology of Africa Sociology of Hawaii and the Pacific

Ravaris Moore

Assistant Professor of Sociology · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Quantitative Methods Education Gun-Violence Exposure

Peter Lloyd-Sherlock

Professor of Social Policy and International Development · University of East Anglia

His research explores the lives of older people in developing countries – especially with regard to health, wellbeing and social protection.

Elderly Population Health and Wellbeing COVID-19 Ageing Social Protection

Corinne Kyriacou

Associate Professor of Health Professions · Hofstra University

Dr. Kyriacou studies public health challenges for the chronically ill. She was the Master of Public Health Program's founding director.

Health Care System Organization, Financing, Delivery and Reform Health and Aging Policy Public Health Leadership Planning, Implementation and Evaluation of Community Health Programs Integrated Care

Kimberly Gannon M.D., Ph.D

Medical Director of Comprehensive Stroke Program, Physician Executive of Neurosciences Service Line and Physician Leader for Inpatient Neurology · ChristianaCare

Dr. Gannon combines the expertise of clinician with doctorate research to improve both patient and population health in neurological care.

Stroke Care Vascular Neurology Neurology Physiology Neurological Diseases

Frank M. LaFerla

Chancellor’s Professor and Dean · UC Irvine

Frank M. LaFerla,Ph.D.,is the dean of the UCI School of Biological Sciences.His research focuses on the pathogenesis of Alzheimer’s Disease.

Learning and Memory Alzheimer's Disease Molecular Biology Neurodegenerative disorders

David Steffens, M.D., M.H.S.

Professor and Chair, Psychiatry · University of Connecticut School of Medicine

Dr. Steffens' research focuses on late-life mood and cognitive disorders.

Dementia Late-Life Depression

Patrick Jung, Ph.D.

Professor · Milwaukee School of Engineering

Dr. Patrick Jung's areas of focus include American history, German art history, and anthropology.

American History German Art History Cultural Anthropology American Indian History

Melinda Beeuwkes Buntin

Mike Curb Professor of Health Policy · Vanderbilt University

Expert in health policy, particularly insurance and health care financing issues.

State and Local Health Policy Payment Reform Medicare Health Economics Health Care Spending

Nancy Rodriguez, Ph.D.

Professor of Nutritional Sciences · University of Connecticut

Nutrition expert, focusing on the relationship between exercise and protein intake

Protein intake in health obese and non-obese children Protein intake Energy balance and protein utilization in athletes

Mohan V. Tatikonda

Professor of Operations Management · Indiana University, Kelley School of Business

Expert on issues of global competition, international trade, corporate strategy, manufacturing employment and health care supply chains.

International Trade Lean Six Sigma Complex New Product and Service Development Start-Up Firms Supply Chain Management

Keith C. Ferdinand, MD

Professor, Gerald S. Berenson Endowed Chair in Preventive Cardiology · Tulane University

Dr. Ferdinand focuses on cardiac risk factor evaluation and control, including communities of racial and ethnic minorities.

COVID-10 (Coronavirus) Nuclear Cardiology Hypertension Cardiology Hyperlipidemia