John Emberger, RRT-ACCS, FAARC, CPHQ

Director of Respiratory Care · ChristianaCare

John Emberger is the respiratory therapist and the critical care coordinator for ChristianaCare’s Respiratory Department.

Respiratory Care Critical Care Mechanical Ventilation

Rebecca L. Heise, Ph.D.

Inez A. Caudill Professor and Undergraduate Program Director, Department of Biomedical Engineering | B.S. Chemical Engineering, B.S. Biomedical and Health Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University | Ph.D. Bioengineering, University of Pittsburgh · VCU College of Engineering

Professor Heise studies pulmonary mechanotransduction, including lung injury and pulmonary regenerative medicine

Lung injury Pulmonary regenerative medicine Mechanobiology Tissue Engineering Smooth muscle cell signaling

Paul A. Wetzel, Ph.D.

Associate Professor and ABET Coordinator, Department of Biomedical Engineering · VCU College of Engineering

Dr. Wetzel's research interests include eye tracking systems and eye movement analysis

Eye tracking systems and eye movement analysis Effects of neurological diseases on eye movement control Visual task analysis Physiological instrumentation and signal processing systems Human-machine interfaces based on based on eye and head movement

Michael Moreland, JD, PhD

University Professor of Law and Religion; Director, Eleanor H. McCullen Center for Law, Religion and Public Policy | Charles Widger School of Law · Villanova University

Michael Moreland, JD, PhD, is an expert in the areas of law and religion, free speech, constitutional law and bioethics.

Supreme Court Nomination Process Supreme Court Law and Religion Constitutional Law First Amendment

Omar Ibrahim, M.D.

Associate Professor of Medicine · University of Connecticut

Dr. Ibrahim's clinical interests include lung cancer, pleural disease, and complex airway disease.

Lung Disease Interventional Pulmonary Pulmonary Training Lung Cancer

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

Lauren Berkow

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

Dr. Lauren Berkow is an expert on airway management and neuroanesthesia.

Environmental Sustainability in Healthcare Neuroanesthesia Difficult Airway Management

Nastassja A. Lewinski, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Department of Chemical and Life Science Engineering · VCU College of Engineering

Dr. Lewinski's research topics include nanomaterial toxicity, nanomedicine, and nanoinformatics.

Nanomaterial toxicity Nanoinformatics Nanomedicine Advanced in vitro exposure systems Comparative in vitro – in vivo analyses

Erica Cochran Hameen

Assistant Professor · Carnegie Mellon University

Erica Cochran Hameen's architectural experience includes over 50 educational, media and broadcast, community, and transportation facilities.

Building Performance & Diagnostics Sustainability Energy Ethics Sustainable Design

Matthew Barrett, DO

Medical Director of Wilmington Hospital ICU · ChristianaCare

Dr. Matthew Barrett is the medical director of the Wilmington Hospital ICU at ChristianaCare.

Internal Medicine Critical Care Medicine Healthcare Information Technology

Sivaramakrishnan Balachandar

Distinguished Professor · University of Florida

Balachandar studies data-driven solutions of industrial and environmental multiphase flow processes from volcanic eruptions to fuel spray.

Large-Scale Simulations Shock-Particle Interaction Machine Learning for Multiphase Flow Multiphase Flow Turbulent Flow

Christopher Carroll

Director/M.D. · University of Florida

Dr. Christopher Carroll is an expert in digital communication, an active researcher, and has written international guidelines for children.

Medical Education Epidemiology of Critical Illness Pediatric Critical Care Pediatrics Respiratory Illness in Children

Paulo Verardi, Ph.D.

Department Head and Associate Professor of Virology and Vaccinology · University of Connecticut

Expert on vaccine development & virology (Smallpox, Rinderpest, Zika, coronaviruses, Rift Valley, Powassan, SFTSV, Heartland, & more)

COVID-19 Mosquito-borne Diseases Tick-borne Diseases Zika Smallpox

Martha Kohen

Professor/Director · University of Florida

Martha Kohen is an expert in sustainability in built environment resilience, smart buildings/cities and sustainable architecture and design.

Latin American Studies Storm Preparation Coastal Erosion Urban Design Sea Level Rise

Kyle Hitchens, RRT-ACCS

Clinical Manager · ChristianaCare

Kyle Hitchens, RRT-ACCS, is a Clinical Manager for the ChristianaCare Respiratory Care Department at the Newark and Wilmington campuses.

Respiratory Care Services Critical Care Mechanical Ventilation Clinical Expert Management

Wei-Ning Wang, Ph.D.

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

Aerosol-enabled technologies towards addressing critical challenges in the sectors of energy, the environment, and human health.

Aerosol science and technology Chemistry and Chemical Engineering Environmental Science and Technology Heterogeneous Catalysis Materials Science and Engineering

Vivian Loftness

University Professor · Carnegie Mellon University

Vivian Loftness is an internationally renowned researcher, author and educator with 30+ years in environmental design and sustainability.

Changing Nature of Work Environmental Quality Environmental Design Sustainability Energy

Professor David Glew

Director of the Leeds Sustainability Institute · Leeds Beckett University

Professor David Glew is a recognised expert in the area of building performance, retrofit evaluation and energy efficiency policy.

Sustainability Buildings

Kenneth Rosenman

Professor and Medicine Chief of the Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine · Michigan State University

Kenneth Rosenman is an expert on preventing and treating medical conditions caused by exposure to chemicals, lead, asbestos and silica

Coronavirus Work-related Asthma Occupational Environmental Disease Pulmonary Disease COVID-19

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