Bernadette Boden-Albala

Director of Program in Public Health and Founding Dean of proposed School of Population Health · UC Irvine

Bernadette Boden-Albala, Dr.P.H., is a renowned researcher and administrator researches community-based stroke and heart disease prevention.

Stroke and heart disease prevention Public Health Infectious Diseases COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

Elaine Hyshka

Assistant Professor, School of Public Health · University of Alberta

Professor Hyshka is a health services and policy researcher focused on reducing the health, social, and economic costs of substance misuse.

Harm Reduction Opioids Cannabis Drug Policy Substance misuse

Arni Rao

Professor · Augusta University

A respected leader in mathematical modeling for tracing the spread of infectious diseases, including COVID-19.

Complex Dynamics, Mathematical Analyses Infectious Disease Mathematical Modeling and Simulation

Debra Furr-Holden

C.S. Mott Endowed Professor of Public Health · Michigan State University

Debra Furr-Holden is an epidemiologist with expertise in drug and alcohol dependence epidemiology and prevention science.

Health Equity Prevention Science Drug and Alcohol Dependence Epidemiology Public Health

Bill Mase

Assistant Professor, Health Policy and Management · Georgia Southern University

Bill Mase has conducted studies and taught courses in public health, ethics and health policy.

Food Safety Evidence-Based Public Health Health Policy Ethics Epidemiology

Dr. Mine Durusu-Tanriover

Professor of Internal Medicine · Hacettepe University

Author of more than 40 peer-reviewed articles, Dr. Durusu-Tanriover's research area mainly consists of acute care and adult vaccination

Vaccination Quality Improvement Acute Care Adult Vaccination Chronic Diseases

Thomas LaVeist

Dean of Tulane University School of Public Health & Tropical Medicine · Tulane University

Dean Thomas LaVeist's areas of expertise include U.S. health and social policy and the role of race in health research.

COVID-19 Obesity Demographic Analysis Sociology Social Policy

Penny Gordon-Larsen, Ph.D.

Professor of Nutrition, Gillings School of Global Public Health · UNC at Chapel Hill

Penny Gordon-Larsen’s NIH-funded research portfolio focuses on individual-, household-, and community-level susceptibility to obesity.

Public Health Obesity Epidemiology Statistics Program Evaluation

Professor Mhairi Gibson

Professor in Anthropology · University of Bristol

Researching cultural traditions and norms and the associated harmful risks to health

Child Care Female Lifestyles Public Health Community Lifestyles FGM

Barry Popkin, Ph.D.

W.R. Kenan Jr. Distinguished Professor, Department of Nutrition & Adjunct Professor, Department of Economics · UNC at Chapel Hill

Dr. Barry Popkin is an expert on global nutrition.

Nutrition Noncommunicable Diseases Global Health Obesity in the U.S. Public Health

Dr. Pamela B. Teaster

Dean of Research · Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Dr. Pamela Teaster professor in the Department of Human Development in the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences.

Public Policy Active Ageing Elder Abuse Human Rights Frailty

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

Dr. Alexandre Kalache

President · International Longevity Centre-Brazil

Launched the WHO Active Ageing Policy Framework and the worldwide movement on Age-Friendly Cities among many other enduring initiatives

Public Health and Ageing Epidemiology of Ageing Ageing and Development Issues Ageing Advocacy Health Promotion

Dr. Hugo López Gatell Ramírez

Director of Innovation in Infectious Disease Surveillance and Control · National Institute of Public Health

Physician, specialist in Internal Medicine, and Master in Medical Sciences.

COVID-19 Internal Medicine Epidemiology Public Health Coronavirus

Lois Privor-Dumm

Director, Adult Vaccines · International Vaccines Access Center

Lois Privor-Dumm is Director of Adult Vaccines, Senior Advisor, Policy Advocacy & Communications at the International Vaccine Access Center.

Vaccine Hesitancy Advocacy Vaccines Immunization Policy Value of Vaccines

Professor Paul Gately

Carnegie Professor of Exercise and Obesity and Co-Director of the Applied Centre for Obesity Research · Leeds Beckett University

His main research interest is in childhood obesity - and the treatment strategies for obesity across all age ranges.

Eating Disorders Exercise Treatment of Obesity Childhood Obesity Weight Loss

Electra Paskett

Professor of Cancer Research I Department of Internal Medicine · The Ohio State University

Electra Paskett is the Director of the Division of Cancer Prevention and Control in the College of Medicine.

Cancer Prevention Cancer Research Health Disparities Public Health

April M. Zeoli

Associate Professor of Criminal Justice · Michigan State University

An expert on domestic violence, homicide, gun policy, and the intersection of public health and criminal justice

Policy Analysis Homicide Domestic Violence Gun Policy

Diane Finegood

Professor · Simon Fraser University

Expert in systems thinking & cross sector partnerships as approaches to solving complex problems including obesity and chronic disease

Health Research Research Ecosystem Public Private Partnerships Complex Systems Chronic Disease Prevention

Charles H. Hennekens, M.D., Dr.PH

Sir Richard Doll Professor · Florida Atlantic University

Charles Hennekens is the first Sir Richard Doll Professor and senior academic advisor.

Cardiovascular Disease Strengths and Limitations of Descriptive and Analytic Studies Prevention and Treatment of Chronic and Acute Diseases Preventive and Internal Medicine Epidemiology