Carl Castro

Professor · USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work

Current research efforts include assessing the effects of combat and operations tempo (OPTEMPO) on soldier, family and unit readiness.

Veterans Affairs Veterans and Military Families Military Transition Back to Civilian Life Military Affairs Psychological Health

Sara Kintzle

Deputy Director of the Center for Innovation and Research Research Associate Professor of Social Work · USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work

Sara Kintzle studies the experiences of individuals who have served in the military, and the transition from active duty to civilian life.

Military Transition Military Social Work Education National Guard Military Social Work Sexual Trauma in the Military

Hazel Atuel

Research Associate Professor of Social Work · USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work

Hazel Atuel's research is focused on military social work, intergroup relations, social identity, and moral injury.

Social Identity and Self-Concept Stereotyping, Prejudice, and Discrimination Military Social Work Moral Injury Intergroup Relationships

Germany Kent

Award-Winning Producer & Journalist | Bestselling Author | Hall of Fame Media Personality · https://muckrack.com/germanykent

Kent is an internationally recognized media expert with by-lines and/or quotes featured in hundreds of media outlets around the world.

Multimedia Communications Media Relations and Publicity Corporate Training & Coaching Leadership Branding Communications Sales Marketing Producing Developing Establishing (Enterprise)

Jed Johnson

Managing Director of Aging Services · CARF International

Jed Johnson is an award-winning, national leader in adult- and senior-services arenas.

Senior Transportation Rural caregiving Military or veteran caregiving Adult Day Services Continuing Care Retirement Communities

Shannon Dunn

Clinical Associate Professor of Social Work · USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work

Clinical teaching expert, focusing on all levels of mental health, including treatment settings and outpatient programs.

Mental Illness Psychosis Schizophrenia Substance Abuse Personality Disorders

Hanan Hammad

Associate Professor and Director of Middle East Studies, History · Texas Christian University

Professor Hammad focuses on Middle Eastern history and Islamic civilization

Modern Middle Eastern History Revolutionary Iran Middle East Women in Syria and Iraq

David Grossman

Founder and CEO · The Grossman Group

David Grossman, ABC, APR, Fellow PRSA, CSP, is one of America’s foremost authorities on communication inside organizations

Leadership Communications Communications Strategies and Best Practices Effective Management Communications Employee Engagement Internal Branding

Amy Bonomi

Chair and Professor, Department of Human Development and Family Studies · Michigan State University

Dr. Bonomi’s research focuses on the health impacts, contexts for, and dynamics of intimate partner violence and sexual violence

Domestic Violence Partner Violence Intimacy Dynamics Sexual Violence

Rob Salkowitz

Principle/Strategist · MediaPlant, LLC

How is the Young World changing business?

Entrepreneurship Globalization Innovation Youth Emerging Economies

Harmony Rhoades

Research Associate Professor · USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work

Harmony Rhoades's research centers on homelessness, housing, substance use, mental health, and other factors that influence health outcomes.

Mental Health Substance Abuse Hiv/Aids Health Homelessness

Deborah L. Parker

Motivational Speaker, Training Professional, Author, Coach, Army Veteran · The DPJ Training Group

Leadership/Diversity/Career/Inspiration/Action "Never Count Yourself Out" "Be in Charge" "Use Your Gifts and Wits to Succeed"

Leadership Development Motivation and Personal Growth Diversity and Respect Career Success

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

Matt Ewend, M.D.

Chair, Department of Neurological Surgery · University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Dr. Ewend’s clinical interests include brain tumors, including brain metastases, trigeminal neuralgia and radiosurgery

Neuroscience Brain Tumors Brain Metastases Trigeminal Neuralgia Radiosurgery

Rebecca Tippett, Ph.D.

Director, Carolina Demography at the Carolina Population Center · UNC-Chapel Hill

Areas of expertise include population estimates & forecasts, postsecondary education, Census reapportionment & NC demographic trends.

Reapportionment Higher Education Population Estimates and Forecasts School Enrollment Projections Indicators of Economic Well-Being

David J. Thomas, Ph.D., LMHC

Expert in policing in America · Florida Gulf Coast University

David Thomas is a veteran police officer specializing in mental health, police and minority relations, active shooters and mass casualties.

Psychology of School Shooters Law Enforcement Mental Health Policing in America Police Psychology Use of Force by Police

Mark Lukasiewicz

Dean, The Lawrence Herbert School of Communication · Hofstra University

Veteran journalist and media executive; now shaping the vision of one of the country's top communication schools.

news platforms news industry Digital Media Broadcast News Media Ethics

Peter J. Bergerson, Ph.D.

Expert in national and Florida politics and public policy · Florida Gulf Coast University

Peter Bergerson focuses on U.S. campaigns and elections, the presidency and congress.

U.S. Census Florida Politics Florida Elections Florida's role in national elections U.S. Politics

Jim Long

Principal and Founder, Verge New Media; NBC News Media Disruptor/Content Creator · Verge New Media

Cooking instructions: Add one part new media soul with one part old media body, stir gently, and enjoy a media disruptor / content creator!

Social Media Journalism New Media Technology & Tools Digital Media Strategies Social Media and Brand Management Emerging Technologies

Keith C. Ferdinand, MD

Professor, Gerald S. Berenson Endowed Chair in Preventive Cardiology · Tulane University

Dr. Ferdinand focuses on cardiac risk factor evaluation and control, including communities of racial and ethnic minorities.

COVID-10 (Coronavirus) Nuclear Cardiology Hypertension Cardiology Hyperlipidemia