Barbara Fredrickson, Ph.D.

Kenan Distinguished Professor, Department of Psychology and Neuroscience, College of Arts and Sciences · UNC at Chapel Hill

Barbara Fredrickson is a professor, author, and award-winning researcher who studies emotions, well-being and positive psychology.

Psychology Social Psychology Positivity Career Counseling Leadership Development

Elaine Hyshka

Assistant Professor, School of Public Health · University of Alberta

Professor Hyshka is a health services and policy researcher focused on reducing the health, social, and economic costs of substance misuse.

Harm Reduction Opioids Cannabis Drug Policy Substance misuse

Kim Anderson

Associate Professor, Department of Family Relations and Applied Nutrition · University of Guelph

Associate Professor, Department of Indigenous Studies

Oral history and Indigenous knowledge translation Community-based Indigenous research Indigenous Masculinities Indigenous feminism Gender and Indigenous peoples

Electra Paskett

Professor of Cancer Research I Department of Internal Medicine · The Ohio State University

Electra Paskett is the Director of the Division of Cancer Prevention and Control in the College of Medicine.

Cancer Prevention Cancer Research Health Disparities Public Health

John Lednicky

Research Professor · University of Florida

John Lednicky focuses on microbiology and molecular biology, various bacteria, fungi and viruses, including influenza and coronaviruses.

Airborne Transmission Zoonotic Diseases West Nile Virus Infectious Disease Airborne Disease

Ahu Yildirmaz, Ph.D.

Vice President, Head of ADP Research Institute · ADP

PhD economist with global background and insight on employment, big data, healthcare and workforce demographics

Big Data Business Intelligence Employment Jobs Creation Workforce Demographics

David Banach

Associate Professor of Medicine Head of Infection Prevention Hospital Epidemiologist · University of Connecticut

Dr. David Banach is an expert in the field of infectious diseases and epidemiology.

Coronavirus Medicine Health Care Associated Infections Infectious Diseases Infections in Immunocompromised Patients

Karen Lincoln

Associate Professor of Social Work · USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work

Dr. Lincoln's research focuses on stress, aging, and mental health disparities

Alzheimer Disease Minority Health Social Networks African American Families Social Work

Professor Charlie Foster

Reader in Physical Activity and Public Health · University of Bristol

Improving public health through physical exercise, sports and outdoor activities

Mental Health Public Health Health Physical Activity Exercise

Ruth McDermott-Levy, PhD

Associate Professor; Director of the Center for Global and Public Health | M. Louise Fitzpatrick College of Nursing · Villanova University

Dr. McDermott-Levy, PhD, MPH, RN is an expert in environmental health, global health, and public health nursing

Climate Change Immigrant Health Public Health Community & Public Health Nursing Epidemiology

Joseph F. Coughlin

Director, MIT AgeLab · Massachusetts Institute of Technology

You're not getting older, you're getting better! MIT's AgeLab Director explains how changing demographics will impact business & government

Aging Social Innovation Gerontology New Technology Understanding the Impact of Place On Well-Being

Alison Stuebe, M.D, M.Sc.

Assistant Professor, Gillings School of Global Public Health · UNC at Chapel Hill

Assistant Professor, Maternal and Child Health & Obstetrics and Gynecology

Obstetrics & Gynecology Lactation Consultation Post Partum Depression Breastfeeding Maternal Child Health

Stephen Hooper

Faculty · UNC at Chapel Hill

Chair, UNC-Chapel Hill Department of Allied Health Sciences; Professor and Associate Dean at UNC School of Medicine

Child Psychology Education Medicine Allied Health Sciences Clinical Psychology

Steffanie Scott

Professor, Department of Geography & Environmental Management · University of Waterloo

Leading international scholar on food security, food system change, and COVID-19 impacts on the food suppy.

Food Agriculture & Environment COVID-19 (Coronavirus) China Food Policy Local Food Systems

(William) Jeff Bryson, PhD

Adjunct Faculty - Clinical Psychology · Fielding Graduate University

Sleep disorders, somatic symptom disorders, tic disorders; nightmares among patients with chronic pain; weight-related quality of life.

Biological Bases of Behavior Excoriation Disorder Trichotillomania Tic Disorders Somatic Symptom Disorders

Cato Laurencin, M.D., Ph.D.

Chief Executive Officer, Connecticut Convergence Institute · UConn Health

Dr. Laurencin is a world renowned engineer, physician and scientist who is known for pioneering the field of Regenerative Engineering.

Stem Cell Science and Technology Nanotechnology Polymeric Materials Science Tissue Engineering Regenerative Engineering

Jenene W. Craig, PhD, MBA, OTR/L, CNT

Program Director - Infant & Early Childhood Development - School of Psychology · Fielding Graduate University

Neonatal health; Collaborative, progressive leadership & management with clinical experience in non-profit higher education

Neonatal Intensive Care Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health Trauma-Informed Care Infant and Early Childhood Development Parent-Infant Attachment

Hui Liu

Assistant Professor of Sociology · Michigan State University

Hui Liu is an expert in the relationship between health and relationships, including marriage, divorce, and ethnic minorities.

Aging Marriage Health Family Medicine

John Kenagy

Author / Keynote Speaker · Kenagy & Associates

Creating Adaptive Capacity

Leadership: Leaving A Legacy in Uncertain Times 21st Century Health Care Quality-Centered Health Care Developing People as the Number One Resource Patient-Centered Point-Of-Care

David Gotz, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, School of Information and Library Science, and Assistant Director, Carolina Health Informatics Program (CHIP) · University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Conducts research related to the study and development of visual methods for information analysis and communication.

Medical Informatics Research Multimedia Communications Visual Analytics Pattern Analysis Data Tracking