opioid crisis Experts
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
Associate 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
Professor and Department Head, 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
Professor of Public Law and Government and Director of ncIMpact · UNC-Chapel Hill
Interdisciplinary faculty member and attorney focusing on cross-sector public policy solutions, workforce development, and civic engagement.
Workforce Development Citizen Participation and Civic Involvement Public Policy
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.
LGBT Inclusion Homophobia Cyberbullying Substance Abuse Addiction
Senior Associate Dean for Research & Chair · Florida Atlantic University
Janet Robishaw is an expert in biochemical mechanisms and the molecular cloning of the newly discovered the heterotrimeric G-proteins.
Heterotrimeric G-proteins Biochemical Mechanisms Chemistry and Biology Molecular Cloning
Vice President of Behavioral Health and Social Care Integration · ChristianaCare
Erin Booker, LPC, vice president of Community Health and Engagement in the Office of Health Equity
Behavioral Health Community Health Strategic Collaborations Community Education Community Partnerships
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
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
Assistant 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
Director and Clinical Professor of Allied Health-PA Program and Clinical Professor of Internal Medicine · UNC-Chapel Hill
Expert in pain-management with a focus on deprescribing opioids while finding what works best for each individual patient.
Primary Care Resident Education Genreal Internal Medicine Pain Management Opioid Management
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
Ellen Ash Peters Professor of Law · University of Connecticut
Alexandra Lahav specializes in complex litigation.
Drug and Device Litigation Opioid Litigation Torts Courts Class Actions
Associate Dean for Research and Professor of Social Work · University of Connecticut
Michael Fendrich is an expert on policies, services, interventions, and risk factors related to substance misuse and mental health.
Risk Factors for Substance Misuse Research Design Addiction and Mental Health Services
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
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