Teal Benevides, PhD, OTR/L

Associate Professor & Director of Faculty Development, Institute of Public and Preventive Health · Augusta University

Teal Benevides has a passion for addressing disparities among those on the autism spectrum, including racial and ethnic minorities.

Mental Health Research Autism Adults With Autism Services and Support Autism Research and Treatment

Eric Seiber

Associate Professor I Health Services Management and Policy · The Ohio State University

Dr. Seiber’s research interests focus on health care financing for vulnerable populations.

Public Health Data Analysis Stroke Depression Health Care Financing for Vulnerable Populations

Micah Berman

Assistant Professor I Moritz College of Law & College of Public Health · The Ohio State University

Micah Berman is assistant professor of public heath and law at Ohio State University and a member of the OSU Comprehensive Cancer Center.

Public Policy Public Health Legal Doctrine Tobacco Policy

Karen Clay

Professor · Carnegie Mellon University

Karen Clay’s research examines the growth of the U.S. economy, including energy issues, air pollution, and the impact of climate change.

Energy Economics Public Policy Business and Economics Energy Environmental Economics

Stephen Farnsworth

Professor of Political Science and International Affairs · University of Mary Washington

Dr. Farnsworth has spent decades researching how media and politics intersect. Check out his website at stephenfarnsworth.net.

American Elections American Government The American Presidency Internet Politics Mass Media and Politics

Mark Diana

Associate Professor & Chair · Tulane University

Mark Diana is a healthcare policy expert. His research has focused on the organizational impact of health information systems.

Healthcare Reform healthcare policy Affordable Care Act Obamacare Health Insurance

Thomas Greaney

Visiting Professor · UC Hastings College of the Law

Contacts: greaney@uchastings.edu

Health Policy Antitrust Law Health Law Affordable Care Act (Aca)

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

Santanu Datta

Associate Professor · University of Florida

Santanu Datta's current research is focused in the areas of lung cancer screening, smoking cessation and adolescent vaping.

shared decision making for lung cancer screening Smoking Cessation Interventions Health Economics Vaping tax policy

Dr. Shruti Gohil

Associate Medical Director, Epidemiology & Infection Prevention · UCI Health

Dr. Shruti K. Gohil is an infectious disease specialist in Orange, California and is affiliated with one hospital.

Epidemiology of Sepsis Infection Prevention Clinical infectious diseases Hospital Epidemiology Sociodemographic

Rose Kakoza, M.D., MPH

Senior Clinical Network Director, Population Health · ChristianaCare

Dr. Rose Kakoza specializes in using primary care to improve health equity and the effectiveness of accountable care.

Primary Care Primary Care Delivery Reform Population Health High Risk Population Management

Erin Booker, LPC

Chief Bio-Psycho-Social Officer · ChristianaCare

Erin Booker, LPC, is the Chief Bio-Psycho-Social Officer at ChristianaCare.

Behavioral Health Community Health Strategic Collaborations Community Education Community Partnerships

Ruth Braunstein, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Sociology · University of Connecticut

Dr. Braunstein is a cultural sociologist interested in the role of taxes, taxpaying, religion, and morality in American political life.

Taxes and Taxpaying Religion Politics & Culture Faith-based Communities Religious Studies Cultural Sociology

Mollye Demosthenidy

Clinical Associate Professor · Tulane University

Mollye Demosthenidy is an expert in The Affordable Care Act, Medicaid, and healthcare reform

Healthcare Reform Affordable Care Act Obamacare Health Insurance Health Policy

Robert Schwartz

Visiting Professor of Law · UC Hastings College of the Law

Contacts: schwartr@uchastings.edu / 415-581-8947 / Office 603G-200

Health Law Bioethics Health Care Decision-Making Legislative Process and Procedure Tort Law

Taghi Khoshgoftaar, Ph.D.

Motorola Professor · Florida Atlantic University

Taghi Khoshgoftaar researches computer security and intrusion detection systems.

Computer Security and Intrusion Detection Systems Software Engineering Machine Learning Data Mining Big Data Analytics

Daniel J. Meara, M.D., DMD, FACS

Chair, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery & Hospital Dentistry · ChristianaCare

Dr. Dan Meara leads ChristianaCare’s Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Hospital Dentistry.

Jaw and Mouth Pathology Facial Injury / Trauma Obstructive Sleep Apnea Oral Surgery Maxillofacial Surgery

Christopher A. Cooper

Madison Distinguished Professor of Political Science & Public Affairs and Director of the Haire Institute for Public Policy · Western Carolina University

Christopher A. Cooper's research is on N.C. politics, southern politics, political behavior and behavioral public administration.

Election Administration Public Administration Southern Politics American Politics Parties, Campaigns and Elections

Stephen Stanisa, CPA

President & CEO · Howard, Wershbale & Co.

President & CEO at Howard, Wershbale & Co.

Medicare Reimbursement Ohio Medicaid Long-Term Care: Operational Financial Strategic Business: Operational & Succession Planning Health Care Facility Acquisition

Mark Thompson, PhD

Dean of Hull College of Business, Professor of Economics · Augusta University

Mark Thompson, PhD, dean of the Hull College of Business, is an economist in business conditions, risk analysis, energy and health care.

Economics Energy Healthcare Industry Risk Analysis