Ralph Baric, Ph.D.

Professor, Department of Epidemiology · UNC-Chapel Hill

Dr. Ralph Baric performs research using coronaviruses as models to study the genetics of RNA viruses.

Microbiology Virology Immunology Epidemiology Coronaviruses

Laleh Golshahi, Ph.D.

Engineering Foundation Professor, Department of Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering · VCU College of Engineering

Dr. Golshahi specializes in aerosol science and in vitro-in vivo correlations for respiratory support, diagnosis and inhalation therapy.

Aerosol Science and Medicine In Vitro and In Vivo Models Of Respiratory Deposition Health-Related Aerosols Exposure Control Targeted Respiratory Drug Delivery Aerosol filtration

Joseph Katz

Professor · University of Florida

Joseph Katz bridges the gap between medicine and dentistry by teaching, conducting clinical research and participating in patient care.

Oral Cancer Dentistry Oral Manifestation of COVID-19 Oral Medicine Oral Systemic Connection

Yuichi Motai, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering · VCU College of Engineering

Associate Professor of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering of Virginia Commonwealth University.

System Safety Intelligent Systems with Adaptive Tracking Online Classification Methodologies Medical Imaging Pattern Recognition

Richard Boucher, M.D.

Kenan Professor of Medicine & Director, Marsico Lung Institute · UNC at Chapel Hill

Richard C. Boucher, MD is an expert in cystic fibrosis, asthma, airway diseases.

Cystic Fibrosis Pulmonary Diseases Gene Therapy Respiratory Mucosa

James K. Stoller, MD, MS

Chair, Education Institute · Cleveland Clinic

Cleveland Clinic's leading expert on physician leadership development offers provocative ideas and new perspectives to your audience

Coronavirus Physician Leadership Leadership in Healthcare Developing Physician Leaders COVID-19

Carl Philpott

Professor of Rhinology & Olfactology · University of East Anglia

He is leading clinical trials for chronic sinusitis and loss of smell due to viruses.

Loss of Smell Smell Disorders Rhinology Olfactology Taste Disorders

Vinay Maheshwari, M.D., MHCDS

Hugh R. Sharp, Jr., Chair of Medicine and Physician Executive, The Medical Group · ChristianaCare

Dr. Maheshwari is the Hugh R. Sharp, Jr., Chair of Medicine and Physician Executive, The Medical Group

COVID-19 Response Strategies Innovative Care Delivery Models Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome Sepsis Tele-ICU

Gordon Mitchell

Professor & Director · University of Florida

Gordon Mitchell is a preeminence professor of neuroscience in the department of physical therapy and McKnight Brain Institute.

Cellular mechanisms of intermittent hypoxia induced spinal respiratory motor plasticity Compensatory respiratory plasticity in motor neuron disease (ALS) Inflammation and spinal plasticity Developmental plasticity Intermittent hypoxia and brain function

David Fuller

Professor · University of Florida

David Fuller is a professor in the department of physical therapy who directs a research laboratory in the McKnight Brain Institute.

Motor Neurons Pompe Disease Spinal Cord Breathing Respiratory Muscles

Abbas Shahmohammadi

Assistant Professor/M.D. · University of Florida

Dr. Abbas Shahmohammadi specializes in pulmonary disease and critical care medicine.

Advanced Lung Failure ARDS COVID-19 ECMO/ECLS Lung Transplantation

Justin O'Grady

Honorary Professor · University of East Anglia

His research is into the rapid detection of infections, particularly respiratory infections such as Tuberculosis and Pneumonia.

Detection of Pneumonia Respiratory Infections Microbiology Medical Microbiology Detection of Tuberculosis

Vicki Grassian

Distinguished Professor · UC San Diego

Vicki Grassian is an expert on the chemistry and impacts of atmospheric aerosols, indoor surfaces and nanomaterials.

Indoor Air Chemistry Atmospheric Aerosols Aerosol Chemistry Environmental and Health Effects of Nanomaterials

Edwin Kim, MD, MS

Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Rheumatology and Immunology; Director, UNC Allergy and Immunology Clinic; Director, UNC Allergy and Immunology Fellowship Training Program; Director, UNC Food Allergy Initiative · UNC-Chapel Hill

Dr. Kim is a clinical professor with a special interest in food allergy and the use of immunotherapy in the treatment of food allergy.

Medical Education Chronic Idiopathic Urticaria Peanut Immunology Allergies Food allergy

Worth Longest, Ph.D.

Louis S. and Ruth S. Harris Exceptional Scholar Professor, Department of Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering · VCU College of Engineering

Professor Longest works to address significant current challenges in the field of medical aerosols

Infant Aerosol Delivery Targeting Inhaled Medications within the Lungs Inhaled Medications Respiratory Drug Delivery Particle Engineering

Steven Munger

Professor/Vice Chair/Director · University of Florida

Steven Munger and his lab are working to understand diverse chemosensory transduction mechanisms in the Center for Smell and Taste.

Anosmia Taste Smell Smell and Taste Disorders

Marlo Vernon, PhD

Assistant Professor · Augusta University

Skilled in Program Evaluation, Grant Writing, Program Development, Public Health Research and Data Analysis.

Physical Activity Childhood Obesity Program Development Program Evaluation Public Health Research

Alen Docef, Ph.D.

Associate Professor and Associate Chair, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering · VCU College of Engineering

Professor Docef's research interests lie in medical image processing

Medical Image Processing Signal Processor Architectures Document Compression for Archiving Efficient Error-Resilient Network-Optimized Image and Video Coding

Derek Cummings

Professor · University of Florida

Derek Cummings’ research on emerging pathogens has included studies of MERS, Ebola and novel influenza.

Emerging Pathogens Immunology of Infectious Diseases Global Health Ebola Influenza

Diane Bunn

Lecturer in Health Sciences · University of East Anglia

Her expertise is in hydration among older people – and especially those in care homes.

Hydration in the Older People Population Hydration Health Sciences