Rene Przkora

Professor/Chief/Director/M.D. · University of Florida

Dr. Rene Przkora is an expert on pain medicine and researches nonopioid alternatives and advanced pain interventions.

Fellowship Education Pain Management Nonopiod Alternatives Anesthesiology Pain Medicine

Matt Barton

Professor of Communication, Department Chair · Southern Utah University

Specializing in rhetoric and persuasion in public discourse, communication theory, and critical thinking

Communication Theories Professional Writing and Presentations Public Discourse Teaching Communication Theory Conflict and Communication in Relationships

Kevin Stein

Director MAPC Program/Professor of Communication · Southern Utah University

Specializing in the rhetoric of attack, apology, and responses to apology as well as political campaign communication.

Antapologia Strategies Political Campaign Messages Film Rhetoric of Defense Apologia

Gary Elkins, Ph.D.

Professor, Psychology and Neuroscience · Baylor University

Dr. Gary Elkins' areas of specialization are clinical psychology, health psychology, and hypnotherapy.

Clinical Psychology Health Psychology Hypnotherapy Hypnotherapy for Hot Flashes Breast Cancer Survivors

Roger B. Fillingim

Professor/Director · University of Florida

Roger B. Fillingim maintains an active research program investigating individual differences in pain.

Ethnic Group Differences in Pain Pain

Julie Johnson

Dean/Distinguished Professor · University of Florida

Dr. Julie Johnson is an internationally-recognized leader in pharmacogenomics and genomic medicine,

Pharmacokinetics High Blood Pressure Treatment Precision Medicine Pharmacogenomics Clinical Pharmacology

Cato Laurencin, M.D., Ph.D.

Chief Executive Officer, Connecticut Convergence Institute · UConn Health

Dr. Laurencin is a world renowned engineer, physician and scientist who is known for pioneering the field of Regenerative Engineering.

Stem Cell Science and Technology Nanotechnology Polymeric Materials Science Tissue Engineering Regenerative Engineering

Tabassum Salam, M.D., MBA, FACP

Chief Learning Officer · ChristianaCare

Dr. Salam is an internal medicine physician and chief learning officer for ChristianaCare.

Leadership Development Healthcare Management Medical Education Internal Medicine

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

Miriam Ezenwa

Associate Professor · University of Florida

Miriam Ezenwa’s research explores health disparities in pain management, pain and symptom management for people with sickle cell disease.

Symptom Management‎‎ Sickle Cell Disease Pain Management

Lori Rubenstein Fazzio

Clinical Professor of Yoga and Health · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts and College of Communication & Fine Arts

Pain Science Yoga Physical Therapy

Asimina Lazaridou, PhD

Doctoral Faculty - Clinical Psychology · Fielding Graduate University

Specializing in Chronic Pain, Opioid Use Disorders, and Mind-Body Therapies

Opioid Use Disorders Mood Disorders Chronic Pain Psychosomatic Conditions Anxiety Disorders

Tim Platts-Mills, MD, MSc

Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine, with Joint Appointments in the Departments of Anesthesiology, Medicine and the Division of Geriatrics · UNC-Chapel Hill

Improving the quality of emergency care for older adults through research and support of geriatric emergency medicine researchers.

Coronavirus Geriatric Emergency Medicine Anesthesiology Emergency Medicine Geriatric Medicine Research

Tiffany Field, PhD

Doctoral Faculty - Clinical Psychology · Fielding Graduate University

Over thirty years of research on the positive effects of touch

Infant Mental Health Alternative Therapies High-Risk Infants Depression Research Methods

Angela Starkweather, Ph.D.

Associate Dean, Academic Affairs and Professor, Department of Nursing · University of Connecticut

Angela Starkweather, PhD, is an expert in symptom science, clinical trials, pain and pain mechanisms.

Omic Measures Symptom Science Biobehavioral Research Cancer Addiction

Dr. Mark Ware

Chief Medical Officer · Canopy Growth

Dr. Ware leads Canopy Growth’s medical division, Spectrum Therapeutics including research towards the development of cannabinoid medicines.

Endocannabinoid System Cannabis Research Cannabinoids Medical Cannabis Clinical Research

Martha Paynter

Registered Nurse, President of the Board · Wellness Within

Access to abortion, prison abolition, criminalization and reproductive health

Health Services Management Feminist Health Advocacy Childbirth Breastfeeding Pain Management

Lisa Holle, Pharm.D., BCOP, FHOPA

Associate Clinical Professor of Pharmacy Practice · University of Connecticut

Dr. Holle’s clinical research focuses on medical marijuana, oral cancer therapy management, and impact of clinical pharmacy services

MyDispense Medical Marijuana Pain Cancer Cancer Therapeutics

Terrence (Terry) Carolan

Managing Director of Medical Rehabilitation · CARF International

Terry Carolan has more than 20 years of experience as a provider, educator, and administrator in the medical rehabilitation field.

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

Dr. Sima Salahshor

Adjunct Professor · University of Toronto, Faculty of Medicine

Health Innovation Advisory and Program Design & Management

Pain Management Research Oncology Medical Genetics Health Technologies Health Innovation