Christine (Chris) MacDonell

Managing Director of Medical Rehabilitation and International Aging Services/Medical Rehabilitation · CARF International

Christine M. MacDonell has more than 35 years of experience as a provider, administrator, and trainer in the human services field.

Interdisciplinary pain rehabilitation Stroke Rehabilitation Brain injury programs Healthcare quality oversight Physical and rehabilitation medicine

Jorge Cortes

Director, Georgia Cancer Center · Augusta University

Jorge Cortes is a clinical investigator who has helped research and develop multiple treatment options for chronic myeloid leukemia.

Cancer Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia Chronic Myeloid Leukemia Hemtaologic Oncology Hematology

Ken S. Wong, PharmD, MPH

Program Director | Healthcare Decision Analysis | Biopharmacuetical Marketing | Associate Professor of Pharmaceutical and Health Economics · USC School of Pharmacy

Ken Wong is an expert in innovations in market access and drug pricing.

Innovative Care Delivery Models Health Economics & Outcomes Research Managed Care Market Access & Reimbursement Innovative Pricing Models

Joseph Bush, PhD

Faculty Research Specialist - Clinical Psychology · Fielding Graduate University

Pediatric Psychology; Child Pain; Parent-Child Interactions in Stressful Medical Situations; Psychological Effects of School Gardens

Health Psychology Pediatric Psychology Statistics Child Development Pain Assessment and Management

Sara Urowitz, MSW PhD

Director, Research & Innovation · Canadian Partnership Against Cancer

Cancer research and health policy expert, working to redefine cancer care in Canada

Cancer Research Research Funding Health Policy Hospital & Health Care Informatics

Rami Rahal

Vice-president, Cancer Systems, Performance & Innovation · Canadian Partnership Against Cancer

Rami Rahal leads improvements in Canada’s cancer system through data, research, economic modelling and innovations.

Population Health Cancer Screening Health Policy Performance Measurement Change Management

Dr. Sima Salahshor

Principal, Shiruy, Inc · Adjunct Professor, University of Toronto

Health Innovation Advisory and Program Design & Management

Program and Project Management Marketing & Corporate Strategy Medical Guideline and Policy Business Development & Partnerships Health Technologies

Charles Kaplan

Interim Associate Dean of Research Hamovitch Center For Science In Human Services · USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work

Charles Kaplan explores the patterns of drug use, drug treatment strategies and social policy.

Substance Abuse Hiv/Aids Diversity/Cross Cultural Behavioral Health Health

Patricia Bradley, PhD

Associate Dean for Inclusive Excellence | M. Louise Fitzpatrick College of Nursing · Villanova University

Patricia K. Bradley, PhD, RN, FAAN is a leading expert in psychiatric mental health nursing and disparities in cancer outcomes.

Diversity/Cultural Competence Cancer Survivorship Breast Cancer Screening Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing Health Disparity

Jennifer Jordan, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering | B.S., NS State - Biomedical Engineering | M.S., Wake Forest - Clinical and Population Translational Sciences | Ph.D., VT-WFU School of Biomedical Engineering and Sciences - Biomedical Engineering · VCU College of Engineering

Dr. Jordan's research involves translational cardiovascular magnetic resonance imaging in cardio-oncology, sarcoidosis, and heart failure.

Heart Failure Image Processing Medical Imaging Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance Imaging Cardio-Oncology

Matt Ewend, M.D.

Chair, Department of Neurological Surgery · University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Dr. Ewend’s clinical interests include brain tumors, including brain metastases, trigeminal neuralgia and radiosurgery

Neuroscience Brain Tumors Brain Metastases Trigeminal Neuralgia Radiosurgery

John Srigley, MD

Expert Advisor, Pathology · Canadian Partnership Against Cancer

A consultant and educator in oncologic and urologic pathology revolutionizing the understanding of pathologists' role in cancer control

Quality assurance in pathology and synoptic reporting Oncologic Pathology Clinicopathologic and prognostic factor analysis of urologic tumours The classification of genitourinary neoplasia

Nicholas J. Petrelli, M.D.

Bank of America endowed medical director, Helen F. Graham Cancer Center and Research Institute · ChristianaCare

Nicholas J. Petrelli is a nationally recognized expert on cancer.

Cancer clinical trials Surgical Oncology Cancer Detection Cancer Care Management Colorectal Cancer

Prof. Roberto Bernabei

Professor of Internal Medicine · Universita Cattolica del Sacro Cuore

Main research interests are in geriatric assessment, models of health services for elderly care, and geriatric pharmacoepidemiology

Geriatric Assessment Models of Health Service for Older Adults Pharmacoepidemiology

Kenneth Byrd

Associate Professor in the Dept. of Otolaryngology & Dept. of Neurosurgery · Augusta University

A respected leader in head and neck cancers with specialties in skull base surgery, otolaryngology, and transoral robotic surgery.

Thyroid surgery Transoral Laser Microsurgery Skull Base Surgery Head and Neck Surgery Cost-Effectiveness Analysis

Dr. Edward Nelson

Chief of Hematology/Oncology · UCI Chao Family Comprehensive Cancer Center

Dr. Nelson is a physician-scientist and tumor immunologist who conducts both laboratory and clinical studies.

Immunomodulation & Immunotherapeutics Cancer Stem Cell Biology Cancer Tumor Immunology Psychoneuroimmune Axis

Veronica Sanchez Varela

Doctoral Faculty - Clinical Psychology · Fielding Graduate University

Veronica Sanchez Varela is a clinical psychologist with expertise in forensics and behavioral medicine.

Behavioral Medicine Forensic Psychology Clinical Psychology Health Psychology

Nicole Onetto

Deputy Director and Chief Scientific Officer · Ontario Institute for Cancer Research

Dr. Onetto is responsible for developing and maintaining relationships with cancer research stakeholders.

Oncology Pediatrics Clinical Research Lung Cancer Pancreatic Cancer

Valerie Smaldone

Award winning top rated media personality · Valerie Smaldone Media Worldwide

Sought after speaker on media, women's issues and personal growth; Corporate trainer and presenter

Life in Media Women and Entrepreneurship Dealing With Traumatic Illness How to Become A Media Personality Interviewing Skills

Dr. Alex Mihailidis

Associate Professor · Department of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy, University of Toronto

Dr Mihailidis has been conducting research in the field of pervasive computing and intelligent systems in health for the past 15 years,

Applied Technologies Intellegent Systems Pervasive Computing Re-enablement Rehabilitation Engineering