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

Lisa J. Merlo

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

Nancy D. Campbell

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

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.

LGBT Inclusion Homophobia Cyberbullying Substance Abuse Addiction

Anita Brown-Graham

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

Janet Robishaw, Ph.D.

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

Erin Booker, LPC

Vice President for Community Health and Engagement · ChristianaCare

Erin Booker, LPC, vice president of Community Health and Engagement in the Office of Health Equity

Strategic Collaborations Community Health Community Education Community Partnerships

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

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

Erin Calipari

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

Paul Chelminski, MD, MPH, FACP

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

Alexandra Lahav, J.D.

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

Kelly Strutz

Assistant Professor · Michigan State University

Kelly Strutz's research interests center on pregnancy as a critical period for understanding women’s and infants’ health.

Program Evaluation Epidemiology Communication Study Conception and Design Data Management and Analysis

Michael Fendrich, Ph.D.

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

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