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

Klaus Ley, MD

Founding Director · Immunology Center of Georgia

Klaus Ley is exploring the role our immune response plays in atherosclerosis and other autoimmune diseases.

T lymphocytes Immunology Vaccines atherosclerosis Integrins

Martha Belury

Professor, Human Sciences | College of Education and Human Ecology · The Ohio State University

Professor Belury conducts biological and nutritional research into how diet and lifestyle alter obesity, diabetes and metabolic disorders

Nutrition Nutrition & Disease Prevention Nutrition & Lifestyle Changes Nutrition & Wellness Nutrition (Eating Emotionally)

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

Allison Karpyn

Associate Professor, Education; Senior Associate Director, Center for Research in Education and Social Policy · University of Delaware

Prof. Karpyn can speak to topics such as obesity, food policy and community nutrition.

Farmer’s Markets Supermarket Access Obesity Food Insecurity Public Health

Loureen Smart Downes, Ph.D.

Expert in healthy lifestyle behaviors · Florida Gulf Coast University

Loureen Downes researches physical activity, nutrition and chronic disease prevention.

Lifestyle Medicine Nutrition Disease Prevention Type 2 diabetes and diabetes self-management education

Charles H. Hennekens, M.D., Dr.PH

Sir Richard Doll Professor · Florida Atlantic University

Charles Hennekens is the first Sir Richard Doll Professor and senior academic advisor.

Cardiovascular Disease Strengths and Limitations of Descriptive and Analytic Studies Prevention and Treatment of Chronic and Acute Diseases Preventive and Internal Medicine Epidemiology

Sherry Grace

Professor, School of Kinesiology and Health Science · York University

Studying access to chronic cardiac care, as well as optimizing quantity and quality of life in heart patients.

Healthcare Public Health Clinical Research Heart Disease Behavioural Cardiology

Dr. Shaista Malik

Professor of Medicine-Cardiology and Director of Susan Samueli Integrative Health Institute · UC Irvine

Dr. Malik is a leader in preventative cardiology and the practice of integrative healthcare.

Internal Medicine cardiac rehabilitation Integrative Healthcare Cardiovascular Disease Preventive Cardiology

Douglas M. Brugge, Ph.D., M.S.

Professor and Chair, Department of Public Health Sciences · University of Connecticut

Professor Brugge is an expert in occupational and environmental health.

Health Communication Asthma Wildfires Air Quality Environmental Health

Michelle Kelly, PhD

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

Michelle Kelly, PhD, CRNP, is an expert in children's health, neonatal intensive care, and long-term health effects of premature birth.

Premature Births Neonatal Intensive Care Children's Health Pediatrics Nurse Practitioner Education

Deborah Cohen

Senior Natural Scientist · RAND Corporation

Senior Natural Scientist at RAND Corporation and Professor at Pardee RAND Graduate School

Food Obesity Public Health Diet Exercise

Dr. Lee Hamm

Dean, Tulane University School of Medicine · Tulane University

Dr. Hamm is an expert on kidney diseases and hypertension

Hypertension Nephrology

Ali Ataya

M.D./Associate Professor · University of Florida

Dr. Ali Ataya is a critical care physician specializing in treating patients with pulmonary hypertension and rare lung diseases.

ICU Ventilator Weaning Pulmonary Alveolar Proteinosis Rare Lung Diseases Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension Lymphangioleiomyomatosis

Amir Hayeri

Chief Executive Officer · Bio Conscious Technologies

As the Founder & CEO of Bio-Conscious Technologies Inc, Amir has a diverse background in developing novel medical software technology.

Medical Software Technology Artificial Intelligence Machine Learning Glucose Monitoring Diabates

Rebecca Crawford

Professor Emeritus of Chemistry & Biochemistry · Loyola Marymount University

Biochemistry Medicinal Chemistry Chemistry Food Chemistry Pharmacology

Kyle Walker

Associate Professor and Chair · Texas Christian University

Professor Walker specializes in population geography, cities and suburbs and demographic data visualization

Demographic Data Visualization Population Geography Data Analysis and Visualization Cities and Suburbs

Sandra Weiss, M.D., FACC

Interventional Cardiologist, Medical Director CardiacIntensive Care Unit · ChristianaCare

Sandra Weiss is an interventional cardiologist, with a special interest in both coronary and peripheral interventions.

General Cardiology Interventional Cardiology Peripheral Vascular Intervention Cardiac Hemodynamics and Shock Mechanical Circulatory Support

Greg Stewart, MD

W. Kennon McWilliams Professor of Sports Medicine; Chief, Section of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation; Associate Professor of Clinical Orthopaedic Surgery · Tulane University

Dr. Stewart specializes in sports medicine, physical medicine, rehab and age-related research of former NFL players and military veterans.

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Orthopedic Surgery Rehabilitation Sports Medicine Physical Medicine

Kirk Garratt, M.D., MSc

Medical Director of Center for Heart & Vascular Health and John H. Ammon Chair of Cardiology · ChristianaCare

Dr. Garratt oversees one of the nation's busiest heart programs, renown for its exceptional speed in heart attack response times.

Cardiology Cardiovascular Disease Heart Health