FRANCOISE BAYLIS

Professor and Canada Research Chair in Bioethics and Philosophy · Dalhousie University

Dr. Baylis researches matters related to ethics, health law and policy of assisted human reproduction and novel genetic technologies.

Bioethics Assisted Human Reproduction Genetic Technologies & Ethics Genetics and the Law Policy & Regulation Identity

Wizdom Powell, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Psychiatry at UConn Health · University of Connecticut

Expert on the role of racism and gender norms in African American male health and healthcare inequities.

Ptsd African American Men Health Health Disparities Military Mental Health

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

Sheri Atwater

Professor · Loyola Marymount University

Department of Specialized Programs in Professional Psychology

Cognition Individual and Group Counseling Sessions Pedagogy Clinical Counseling Emotion

Michelle Zappas

Clinical Associate Professor Dept. of Nursing at the School of Social Work · USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work

Nursing expert, focusing on health care for vulnerable populations across the lifespan.

Nursing Science Education Women's Health Health Care for Vulnerable Populations Nursing Practice Dermatology

Shirlee Sharkey

CEO · Saint Elizabeth

Health executive and social innovator

Home Care Home and Community Care Home Care Public Policy Healthcare and Seniors Healthcare Transformation

Leonard Fleck

Professor of Philosophy · Michigan State University

Leonard Fleck is an expert in health care justice, health care rationing, as well as ethical issues related to genetic technologies.

Health care policy including changes being made by the Trump administration

Carla Bittel

Professor of History · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

History of Medicine and Science Gender Issues History of Women's Health Nineteenth-Century U.S. History

Craig Earle, MD

Chief Executive Officer · Canadian Partnership Against Cancer

Dr. Earle leads the transformation of Canada's cancer system as CEO of the Partnership, steward of the Canadian Strategy of Cancer Control

Pan-Canadian Cancer Control Medical Oncology Gastrointestinal Cancers Health Services Research

Lois Weithorn

Professor of Law, Harry & Lillian Hastings Research Chair · UC Hastings College of the Law

Contacts: weithorn@uchastings.edu / 415-565-4660 / Office 366-200

Bioethics and the Law Criminal Law Family Law Mental Health Law Social Science and Law

Dr. Shariq Khoja

Founder & CEO · Tech4Life Enterprises

An innovator, researcher, and planner in global health for over 15 years.

Global Health Public Health Ehealth Epidemiology Program Evaluation

Thomas LaVeist

Dean of Tulane University School of Public Health & Tropical Medicine · Tulane University

Dean Thomas LaVeist's areas of expertise include U.S. health and social policy and the role of race in health research.

Vaccine Hesitancy COVID-19 Health disparities by race and ethnicity Health Disparities Social Determinants of Health

Inas Kelly

Professor and Chair of Economics · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Applied Microeconomics Labor Economics Health Economics Public Policy

Suresh Patel Dentist

Dentist · Metro Dental Care

Principal Dentist

Cosmetic Dentistry Root Canal Therapy Dentistry Emergency Dental Care Oral Surgery

Tomeka Robinson

Professor of Rhetoric & Public Advocacy · Hofstra University

Dr. Robinson is an expert on effective public debate as well as health communication. She directs Hofstra's award-winning forensics team.

Public/Social Advocacy Rhetoric Health Communications Argumentation and Debate Intercultural Communication

Professor Craig Jackson

Professor of Occupational Health Psychology · Birmingham City University

He has two main areas of professional interest: primarily as an occupational psychologist and secondly in the area of criminal psychology.

Serious Crime Criminal Profiling Stress at Work Wellbeing at Work Workplace Psychology

Jill Sonke

Research Director/Research Associate Professor · University of Florida

Jill Sonke is active in research, teaching, and international cultural exchange.

Telehealth Global Health Arts Arts in Medicine Dance

Hawley Almstedt

Professor of Health and Human Sciences · Loyola Marymount University

Seaver College of Science and Engineering

Nutrition Global Nutrition Nutrition & Wellness Nutrition Service Learning Exercise Physiology

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

Sarah Hooper

Executive Director of UCSF / UC Hastings Consortium and Adjunct Professor · UC Hastings College of the Law

Contacts: hoopers@uchastings.edu / 415-565-4831 / Office 377-200

Health Equity Health Law Comprehensive and Coordinated Care Health and Access to Civil Justice Elder Financial Abuse