Alicia Arnold, PhD

Breast Surgical Oncologist · Augusta University

Dr. Alicia Vinyard is an expert in breast cancer, cancer surgery and cancer survivorship.

Cancer Breast Cancer Cancer Survivorship Surgical Oncology

Maryam Rahman

Associate Professor/M.D. · University of Florida

Dr. Maryam Rahman specializes in the treatment of patients with brain or spinal tumors.

Craniotomy Pituitary Tumors Glioma Neurosurgery Brain Tumors

Rebecca Puhl, Ph.D.

Professor of Human Development and Family Studies · University of Connecticut

Clinical psychology expert, specializing in the study of bullying and weight stigmatization

Weight Discrimination Weight Stigma Weight-based bullying

Vera Gorbunova

Doris Johns Cherry Professor Professor of Biology and Co-Director of the Rochester Aging Research Center · University of Rochester

Gorbunova's innovative research on DNA repair and the aging process has been internationally recognized

naked mole rats Cancer Resistance DNA Repair Biology of Aging

Dr Jonathan A. G. Cox

Lecturer in Microbiology · Aston University

Dr Cox's research interests surround the discovery of new antibiotics & identifying the mechanisms by which those antibiotics kill bacteria.

Health Sciences Biochemistry Antibiotics Antimicrobial Resistance Micro-Organisms

Wujie Zhang, Ph.D.

Professor · Milwaukee School of Engineering

Dr. Wujie Zhang is an expert in biomaterials, tissue engineering, stem cell-based medicine, micro/nanotechnology, and drug delivery.

Biomaterials Regenerative Medicine and Tissue Engineering Micro/Nano-technology Drug Delivery Stem Cell Research

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

Neera Tewari-Singh

Assistant Professor of Pharmacology and Toxicology · Michigan State University

Neera Tewari-Singh has an extensive background in molecular biology, toxicology, and medical countermeasures against chemical exposures.

Environmental Toxicology Inflammation Dermal Toxicology Medical Chemical Defense Molecular Biology

Michael Hamblin, PhD

Principal Investigator, Wellman Center for Photomedicine at Massachusetts General Hospital · Associate Professor, Dermatology, Harvard Medical School

Dr. Hamblin's research interests are now broadly in the area of phototherapy for multiple diseases

Microscopy Molecular Biology Photomedicine Flourescence Microscopy Biotechnology

Debra Lyon

Dean/Chair · University of Florida

Debra Lyon’s research focuses on symptom management in women with breast cancer and other chronic illnesses.

Symptom management in breast cancer Cancer Genetics

Dr Jill Johnson

Senior Lecturer, School of Biosciences · Aston University

Dr Johnson’s current research interests focus on the role of pericytes in chronic lung disease.

Allergic Asthma Pulmonary Fibrosis Pericytes Chronic Lung Disease Leukocyte Biology

Jose Vazquez, MD

Infectious Diseases · Augusta University

Dr. Jose Vazquez studies and treats infectious diseases, including COVID-19, antibiotic-resistant superbugs and fungal infections.

Coronavirus Translational Medicine in Infectious Diseases Drug-Resistant Infections (CREs, KPCs) Infectious Disease Clinical Trials Antimicrobials and Antifungals

Michael W. Johnson, MA, CAP

Senior Managing Director of Behavioral Health · CARF International

A creative, solutions-oriented leader who is passionate about improving quality in behavioral healthcare.

Addictions Treatment Addictions Counselling Behavioral Health Stigma Performance Management Substance Use Disorders

Satish Rao, MD

Digestive Health Expert · Augusta University

Dr. Satish Rao, a seasoned gastroenterologist, is an expert in digestive health, particularly the brain-gut connection.

Bowel movements Fructose intolerance Brain-gut connection Constipation Irritable Bowel Syndrome (Ibd)

Edie Dullaghan

Head, Target Validation · Centre for Drug Research and Development

Striving for excellence through mentoring people and by fostering creative/critical thinking,

Drug Development Infectious Disease Biology Molecular Genetics of Gene Expression Immunohistochemistry Antibiotic development

Emily Hosea, MEd, NCC

Managing Director of Behavioral Health and Opioid Treatment Programs · CARF International

Emily Hosea has experience in a variety of settings that focused on substance use disorders, mental health, and crisis intervention.

Substance Use Disorders Mental Health Behavioral Health Opioid Treatment Program Crisis Intervention

Naomi Tucker

Senior Lecturer, Marital & Family Therapy/Art Therapy · Loyola Marymount University

HBL ART THERAPY CLINIC PROGRAM DIRECTOR and Senior Lecturer of Marital & Family Therapy

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

Kristine Jacquin, Ph.D.

Academic Program Developer and Director · Fielding Graduate University

Psychology professor and licensed clinical psychologist with a consulting practice focused on forensic and neuropsychological evaluations

Forensic Psychology Neuropsychology Substance Abuse in Interpersonal Violence Victims Use and Abuse of Prescription Psychostimulants Intellectual Disability in Capital Crimes

Rupert Bourne

Professor of Ophthalmology · Anglia Ruskin University

Rupert Bourne is a Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon at Cambridge University Hospitals and Director of Cambridge Eye Research Centre.

Glaucoma Treatments Glaucoma Ophthalmology Vision Health Eyes