Bill Best

President · Cambrian College

A thought leader in post-secondary education. An advocate for how the exponential societal change relates to the current student experience.

Adult Education Student Development Educational Technology Curriculum Development Team Building

Benjamin Hadden, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor · Florida Atlantic University

Benjamin Hadden is an expert in motivation, attachment, and subjective feelings of readiness, as well as relationship cognitions.

Relationship transitions, self-concept, and health Romantic relationship receptivity and readiness Social and personality psychology Motivation in romantic relationship development Insecurities and relationship quality

Donna S. Havens, PhD

Connelly Endowed Dean and Professor, M. Louise Fitzpatrick College of Nursing · Villanova University

Health systems researcher Donna Havens, PhD, RN, FAAN, is a leader and an advocate for quality nursing education, practice and patient care.

Quality of Patient Care Nursing Practice Health Systems Research Nursing Leadership Impact of COVID-19 on Healthcare Workers

Tim Bradley

Professor of Ecology and Evolutionary · UC Irvine

Tim Bradley studies physiological ecology and conservation biology at salt lakes. His current focus is the Salton Sea.

Salton Sea Evolution of Physiological Processes Biodiversity Physiological Ecology Energy Metabolism

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

Anthony Greene, PhD

Faculty Trustee + Doctoral Faculty - Clinical Psychology · Fielding Graduate University

Psychological/social factors for male “at risk” youth; chronic pain research; competence in treating clients of different cultural origins

Health Psychology Multicultural Psychology Psychological Assessment Interpersonal Violence Anger and Psychopathology

Daniel E. Conway, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering | B.S., Rice University | Ph.D., Georgia Tech and Emory University · VCU College of Engineering

Dr. Conway focuses on methods to directly measure forces across proteins and understand how these forces affect cellular function.

Mechanotransduction Cellular biomechanics Forces at intracellular junctions Nuclear LINC complex

Sarah Herrington

Extension Instructor · Loyola Marymount University

Center for Religion and Spirituality

Alexa H. Veenema

Associate Professor · Michigan State University

Alexa Veenema's research focuses on understanding the roles of the neuropeptides vasopressin and oxytocin in regulating social behavior.

sex differences Oxytocin Behavioral Neuroscience Social Behavior vasopressin

Elliott Silverstein

Director, Government Relations, Insurance · CAA Club Group

Elliott manages and executes key elements of CAA’s provincial advocacy role, and overseeing municipal advocacy efforts.

Travel Industry Government Relations & Public Affairs Issues Management Legislation Policy Analysis

Lisa Scarton

Assistant Professor · University of Florida

Lisa Scarton, a citizen of Choctaw Nation, is an expert on Type 2 diabetes.

Health Disparities Type 2 Diabetes

Karl Schuhmacher

Assistant Professor of Accounting · Emory University, Goizueta Business School

Management Accounting Costing Performance Measurement Incentive contracting

Sherry Pagoto, Ph.D.

Professor of Allied Health Sciences · University of Connecticut

Leveraging technology for health promotion and disease prevention

Health Behavior Sun Safety Skin Cancer Prevention Digital Health Social Media

Camille Thomas

College of Health Sciences Interim Dean / Associate Professor of Kinesiology & Outdoor Recreation · Southern Utah University

Camille Thomas serves as the Interim Dean of the College of Health Sciences and is a professor of Kinesiology.

Biomechanics of Exercise Methods of Sports Conditioning and Nutrition Psychological Aspects of Sports Performance & Conditioning Sport Specific Conditioning Coping Strategies

Sheku Kamara

Dean of Applied Research · Milwaukee School of Engineering

Sheku Kamara's is an expert in additive manufacturing (3D printing) systems, materials and processes; and design for additive manufacturing.

Technical Advisory Product Design Manufacturing Rapid Prototyping Product Development

Daniele Piomelli

Distinguished Professor · UC Irvine

Daniele Piomelli's research is focused on the function of lipid-derived messengers, with particular emphasis on endogenous cannabinoids.

Anatomy & Neurobiology Cellular Pharmacology CBD Marijuana Neuropharmacology

Gerald A. Berkowitz, PhD.

Professor of Plant Science and Landscape Architecture · University of Connecticut

Expert on plant genetics, plant biotechnology, GMOs and public perception of GMOs.

Plant-Water Relations Ion Channels Landscape Architecture Photosynthesis Plant Physiology

Kenneth J. Wynne, Ph.D.

Distinguished Career Professor, Commonwealth Professor Emeritus and ACS Fellow, Department of Chemical and Life Science Engineering · VCU College of Engineering

Professor Wynne has pioneered processing technology for fluoropolymers

Pioneering Processing Technology for Fluoropolymers – Daikin Industries Ltd. Functional Polymer Surfaces – National Science Foundation Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency Polymer Surface Science Fluoropolymer Science Silicone Science

Dr. Margaret Neal

Director, Institute on Aging · Portland State University

Dr. Neal is Director of the Institute on Aging and Professor of Community Health at Portland State University.

Education and Training Active Ageing Lifelong Learning Ageing in Place Frailty

Henry J. Donahue, Ph.D.

Alice T. and William H. Goodwin Jr. Professor and Distinguished Chair, Department of Biomedical Engineering | Co-director, VCU Institute for Engineering and Medicine | BS, San Diego State University; Ph.D. UC Santa Barbara · VCU College of Engineering

Bone, mechanobiology, regenerative medicine, effects of space travel on bone and muscle, gap junctions, osteoblast, osteocyte, osteoclast

Regenerative Medicine and Tissue Engineering Musculoskeletal Mechanobiology Space Biology and Bioengineering