Chip Konrad, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Department of Geography, and Director of Southeast Regional Climate Center, College of Arts and Sciences · UNC at Chapel Hill

Interests include a wide range of climatology and meteorology areas -- tornadoes, hurricanes, heat waves, winter weather, more.

Climatology Meteorology Extreme Weather Atmospheric Science Heavy precipitation

Shannon Manning

MSU Foundation Associate Professor · Michigan State University

Expert in Microbial Pathogenesis and Molecular Epidemiology

Coronavirus Molecular Epidemiology Microbiology Escherichia coli Group B Streptococcus

Isaac Chun-Hai Fung

Professor · Georgia Southern University

Dr. Isaac Chun-Hai Fung is a digital health expert and an infectious disease epidemiologist.

Digital Health Outbreak Responses Epidemiology Infectious Disease Epidemiology Emergency Preparedness

Dr. Shruti Gohil

Associate Medical Director, Epidemiology & Infection Prevention · UCI Health

Dr. Shruti K. Gohil is an infectious disease specialist in Orange, California and is affiliated with one hospital.

Epidemiology of Sepsis Infection Prevention Clinical infectious diseases Hospital Epidemiology Sociodemographic

Dorit Rubinstein Reiss

Professor of Law, James Edgar Hervey '50 Chair of Litigation · UC Hastings College of the Law

Contacts: reissd@uchastings.edu / 415-565-4844 / Office 324-200

Public Law Public Administration Accountability Law and Politics Tort Law

Jase Bernhardt

Assistant Professor of Geology, Environment, and Sustainability · Hofstra University

Dr. Bernhardt has had a lifelong passion for studying weather and climate. His current research focuses hurricane preparedness.

Virtual Reality to Promote Evacuation Meteorology Environmental History Climate Weather

Jessica Vapnek

Lecturer, Global Programs Advisor, and Director of the M.S.L. Program · UC Hastings College of the Law

Contacts: vapnekjessica@uchastings.edu

Agriculture and Natural Resource Law Legislative Drafting Rule of Law

Angela Stuesse

Associate Professor · UNC-Chapel Hill

In light of the coronavirus pandemic, Stuesse can discuss immigrant labor and food chain workers – especially in the U.S. meat industry.

Immigration Immigrant labor Labor The South Immigrant

Robert Schwartz

Visiting Professor of Law · UC Hastings College of the Law

Contacts: schwartr@uchastings.edu / 415-581-8947 / Office 603G-200

Health Law Bioethics Health Care Decision-Making Legislative Process and Procedure Tort Law

Professor Mark Fielder

Professor of Medical Microbiology · Kingston University

His work explores the nature of viruses, antimicrobial resistance, and public perceptions of vaccines and antibiotics.

Animal-Human Disease Transfer Vaccines Viruses Microbiology Antibiotics

Dennis D’Amico, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Animal Science Food Safety · University of Connecticut

Dennis D'Amico's research and outreach efforts focus on improving the safety and quality of milk and value-added dairy products.

Dairy Science Dairy Industry Food Microbiology Food Safety Standards Food Science

Lina Moses

Clinical Assistant Professor · Tulane University

Lina Moses' primary interest is the control of viral zoonoses transmitted from small mammals

COVID-19 Ecology Epidemiology Zoonoses Pathogens

Joleah Lamb

Assistant Professor, Ecology & Evolutionary Biology · UC Irvine

Joleah Lamb's research focuses on natural buffers for mitigating infectious diseases that threaten coral reefs in coastal regions.

Coral Reefs Ecosystems Conservation Biology Ocean Health Ocean Pollution Disease Ecology

John Lednicky

Research Professor · University of Florida

John Lednicky focuses on microbiology and molecular biology, various bacteria, fungi and viruses, including influenza and coronaviruses.

Airborne Transmission Zoonotic Diseases West Nile Virus Infectious Disease Airborne Disease

Rommie Amaro

Professor and Shuler Scholar, Chemistry and Biochemistry · UC San Diego

Her research focuses on development of computational methods in biophysics for applications to drug discovery.

H1N1 Computational Methods in Drug Discovery COVID-19 Biochemistry Chemistry

Glenn Morris

Professor/Director · University of Florida

Glenn Morris’ initiatives include work with cholera and other diarrheal diseases.

Malaria Food Safety Zika Evolutionary genetics Foodborne Illness Incidence

Robert Walker

Professor · University of Florida

Robert Walker is a human geographer with training in statistics and economics who studies land cover change processes.

Land Change The Amazon Latin American Studies Land Use Change Modeling Geospatial Analysis and Techniques

Gregory Glass

Professor · University of Florida

Gregory Glass focuses on understanding infectious disease systems: the agents, hosts and environmental sources.

Medical Geography Global Health Microbiology & Immunology

Keith Schneider

Professor · University of Florida

Keith Schneider’s research focuses on food safety and understanding foodborne illnesses.

Foodborne Illnesses Food Safety

Allison Aiello, Ph.D., M.S.

Professor and Social Epidemiology Program Leader · UNC at Chapel Hill

Dr. Allison E. Aiello is a professor of epidemiology at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Coronavirus Epidemiology Infectious Disases Social Epidemiology Influenza Transmission