Rita Osborn

Executive Director of Utah Center for Rural Health · Southern Utah University

Specializing in rural Utah healthcare, community building, and project management.

Community Health Programs Rural Health Care Access & Delivery Property Management Healthcare Grants

Nancy D. Campbell

Professor and Graduate Program Director, Science and Technology Studies (STS) · Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Focuses on the history of science, technology, and medicine as it relates to drug policy and the social significance of drugs

Opioid Crisis Harm Reduction Opioid Overdose History of Science & Medicine Gender & Addiction

Lisa J. Merlo

Professor · University of Florida

Dr. Lisa Merlo’s research focuses on mental health, well-being and professional fulfillment among healthcare professionals.

Motivational Interviewing Burnout of Health Professionals Well-being of Health Professionals Medical Student Wellness

Valerie Earnshaw

Associate Professor, Human Development and Family Sciences · University of Delaware

Prof. Earnshaw examines associations between stigma and health inequities.

Health Inequities Health Outcomes HIV Stigma AIDS Stigma Stigmatized Conditions‎

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

Genevieve Weber

Associate Professor of Counseling and Mental Health Professions · Hofstra University

Dr. Weber is a licensed mental health counselor, with a specialty in LGBTQ inclusion/cyber-bullying and substance abuse/heroin addiction.

Addiction Substance Abuse Cyberbullying Homophobia LGBT Inclusion

J. Aaron Johnson, PhD

Director of the Institute of Public and Preventive Health and Professor of Psychology · Augusta University

For two decades, J. Aaron Johnson's research has focused on evidence-based practices, primarily in substance use prevention.

Alcohol Screening Brief Interventions Treatment of Substance Use Disorders Opioid Epidemic

Janey Camp

Research Associate Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering · Vanderbilt University

Expert on climate change and interactions of nature and infrastructure.

Global Warming Land use GIS Precipitation Stem

Erin Calipari

Associate Professor of Pharmacology · Vanderbilt University

Expert in the neuroscience of mental illness and addiction, including gender differences.

Opioids adaptive processes self-administered drugs Dopamine Addiction and Recovery

C. Michael White, Pharm.D., FCP, FCCP

Head and Distinguished Professor, Department of Pharmacy Practice · University of Connecticut

Dr. White’s research interests are in drug, dietary supplement, and illicit drug safety, quality, and cost

Diet CBD Drug Costs Dietary Supplements Cardiovascular Drugs

Robert Bird

Eversource Energy Chair in Business Ethics · University of Connecticut

Robert Bird is an expert in corporate compliance, employment law, legal strategy, business ethics, and corporate governance.

Corporate Governance Employment Law Business Law Corporate Compliance Business Ethics

Lisa Wallace, MSN, APRN, FNP-BC

Director of Addiction Medicine and Nurse Practitioner · ChristianaCare

Lisa Wallace, MSN, APRN, FNP-BC, is a nurse practitioner with ChristianaCare’s inpatient Addiction Medicine Service.

Addiction Medicine

Hilary Black

Chief Advocacy Officer · Canopy Growth

Hilary has been serving patients for over 20 years and is committed to breaking down barriers to access medical cannabis for all.

Corporate Social Responsbility Social Justice Patient Advocacy Diversity and Inclusion Medical Cannabis

Neil MacKinnon, PhD

Provost & Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs · Augusta University

Dr. Neil MacKinnon is a senior university administrator, academic health leader and an expert in population health and public health.

Opioid agonist maintenance treatment (i.e. addictions treatment via Methadone and Suboxone) Opioid Abuse Rural Health Care Access & Delivery Rural Health Medication Error