Harpreet Bajaj

Co-Chair, Marketing and Communication, Professional Section National Executive · Diabetes Canada

A community-based adult endocrinologist practicing full-time in Brampton, Ontario

Diabetes Endocrinology Public Health Healthcare Communications Endocrinology and Metabolism

Juan Araque

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

Dr. Araque is an expert in leadership, education, community development, diversity, violence prevention and positive youth development.

Leadership, management and social policy in the public and not-for-profit sectors Amber Alert Adolescent Development Violence Prevention Youth Development

Dr. Jean-Pierre Michel

Professor of Geriatric Medicine · Geneva University

Dr. Jean-Pierre Michel is a full Professor of Medicine at Geneva University Medical School and head of the geriatric ward

Vaccination Adult Vaccination Geriatric Medicine Public Palliative Medicine Vaccines 4 Life Program

John Stepp

Associate Professor · University of Florida

John Stepp conducts conservation research on the persistence, change and variation of traditional ecological knowledge.

China Biocultural Diversity Indigenous Peoples Issues Latin American Studies Ethnobotany

Haresh D. Rochani

Assistant Professor, Biostatistics, Epidemiology, and Environmental Health Sciences · Georgia Southern University

Haresh Rochani works with bio-statistics and sampling designs to improve public health.

Generalized Linear Models Longitudinal Data Analysis Multiple Imputations Missing Data in Diagnostic Medicine Categorical Missing Data

Igor Vojnovic

Professor · Michigan State University

Expert on urban development, infrastructure investment, urban design, regional governance, taxation, and municipal issues

Municipal Issues Regional Governance Infrastructure Investment Urban Development Urban Design

Janice Kiecolt-Glaser

Professor of Psychiatry and Psychology, Director of the Institute for Behavioral Medicine Research | College of Medicine · The Ohio State University

Medical expert focused on the impacts of stress on metabolic response.

Psychoneuroimmunology Behavioral immunology Close relationships, inflammation, and health Stress and inflammation in cancer survivors Behavioral influences on metabolism following high-fat meals

Sunny Hallowell, PhD

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

Sunny Hallowell, PhD, PPCNP-BC, IBCLC, is an expert in breastfeeding, neonatal care, patient-centered care and children’s health policy.

Health Policy Nursing Workforce Issues Neonatal Intensive Care Breastfeeding Perinatal Outcomes

Joshua Goodling

Speaker and Author · Joshua Goodling

Bouncing Back When Your Chances Are Zero

Making A Difference School & Workplace Bullying Overcoming Adversity Faith Youth Activism

Dr. Lynsey Melville

Director of the Centre for Low Carbon Research and Lead of the Bioenergy Research Group, Senior Researcher, School of Engineering and the Built Environment · Birmingham City University

Dr. Lynsey Melville researches accelerating the adoption of environmentally sustainable and commercially viable energy from biomass.

Wastewater Treatment Biomass and Bioenergy Anaerobic Digestion Organic Waste Management

Frank R. Hall

Dean of the College of Science and Engineering · Southern Utah University

Specializing in science and science education, and the intersection of science and society.

Community-based Learning and Research Higher Education Retention Diversity & Inclusion in Higher Education Physical Science for Elementary School Teachers Minority Student Mentoring

Ellen Brown

Founder and chairman · Public Banking Institute

Author, Attorney, Public Speaker

Public Speaking Monetary Reform Public Banking

Diane Finegood

Professor · Simon Fraser University

Expert in systems thinking & cross sector partnerships as approaches to solving complex problems including obesity and chronic disease

Health Research Research Ecosystem Public Private Partnerships Complex Systems Chronic Disease Prevention

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

G Philip (Phil) Robertson

University Distinguished Professor · Michigan State University

Agriculture and climate change (particularly mitigation strategies), bioenergy sustainability, and greenhouse gas emissions.

Soil Carbon Dynamics Climate Change Mitigation Greenhouse Gas Fluxes from Agriculture Climate change and agriculture Bioenergy Sustainability

Mark Litt, Ph.D.

Professor · University of Connecticut

Professor Litt is an expert in health behaviors, especially addictive behaviors, and chronic pain

Coping and Behavior Change Chronic Pain Health Behaviors Addictive Disorders

Julie Swift

Senior Lecturer in Health and Human Sciences · Loyola Marymount University

Seaver College of Science and Engineering

Pediatric Nutrition Diabetes Nutrition Medical Nutrition Therapy Nutrition & Wellness

Alice Cepeda

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

Dr. Cepeda focuses on the social epidemiology of drug use and the related health risk behaviors affecting urban Mexican-origin populations.

Urban Affairs HIV and AIDS Drug Use and Abuse Social Work Social Work Education

Rachel Warren

Professor of Global Climate Change · University of East Anglia

Her work assesses the risks that climate change poses to humans and ecosystems.

Hydrology Sustainable Development Climate Change Ecosystems Biodiversity

Sarah Knutie, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor · University of Connecticut

Professor Knutie focuses on host-parasite systems

Parasite Interactions Parasite manipulation of host behavior Invasive Species