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

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

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

Sidney Smith, M.D

Professor, Department of Medicine · UNC at Chapel Hill

Dr. Sidney Smith is an expert on interventional cardiology, coronary angioplasty, coronary heart disease, and preventive cardiology.

Internal Medicine Heart Disease Stroke Prevention Cardiology

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

Annabelle Rodriguez-Oquendo, M.D.

Visiting Associate Professor of Cell Biology and Recipient of Linda and David Roth Chair in Cardiovascular Research · University of Connecticut

Cardiovascular researcher, focusing on genetics and vascular biology

The genetic link between healthy HDL cholesterol, heart disease, and infertility

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

Anne-Marie Minihane

Professor of Nutrigenomics · University of East Anglia

Her research explores the link between healthier eating and preventing brain disease.

Healthy Eating Nutrigenetics Heart Disease Nutrition Preventitive Medicine

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

William Hart-Davidson

Associate Dean of Graduate Education in the College of Arts & Letters · Michigan State University

An expert in digital learning and writing environments, including the classroom, workplace, and social networking.

Writing Environments Composition Rhetoric Digital Learning

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

Ali Ataya

M.D./Associate Professor · University of Florida

Dr. Ali Ataya's focus is on helping patients with rare lung diseases.

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

Dr. Lee Hamm

Dean, Tulane University School of Medicine · Tulane University

Dr. Hamm is an expert on kidney diseases and hypertension

Hypertension Nephrology

Rebecca Crawford

Professor Emeritus of Chemistry & Biochemistry · Loyola Marymount University

Biochemistry Medicinal Chemistry Chemistry Food Chemistry Pharmacology

Maria Aranda

Executive Director of the USC Edward R. Roybal Institute Associate Professor of Social Work · USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work

Research interests address interplay between chronic illness, social resources & psychological well-being in low-income minority populations

Aging Alzheimer's Disease Dementia Caregiving Family Caregiving

Sandra Weiss, M.D., FACC

Interventional Cardiologist · ChristianaCare

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

Interventional Cardiology Peripheral Interventions Coronary Interventions Internal Medicine

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