Experts on Covid-19 topics.

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Dra. María Eugenia Jiménez Corona

Deputy General Director of Epidemiology · Directorate General of Epidemiology (DGE)

Dra. María Eugenia Jiménez Corona serves as Deputy General Director of Epidemiology, Secretary of Health.

Vaccination COVID-19 Organization Analysis Fund Raising Immunology

Dr. Stefania Maggi

Immediate Past President · European Union Geriatric Medicine Societ

Dr. Maggi is a Geriatrician and Epidemiologist with expertise in both areas of Clinical Geriatrics and Epidemiology of Aging.

Coronavirus Research Disease Prevention Clinical Geriatrics Epidemiology of Aging

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

Rommie Amaro

Professor and Shuler Scholar, Chemistry and Biochemistry · UC San Diego

Her research focuses on development of computational methods in biophysics for applications to drug discovery.

H1N1 Computational Methods in Drug Discovery COVID-19 Biochemistry Chemistry

David Banach

Associate Professor of Medicine Head of Infection Prevention Hospital Epidemiologist · University of Connecticut

Dr. David Banach is an expert in the field of infectious diseases and epidemiology.

Coronavirus Medicine Health Care Associated Infections Infectious Diseases Infections in Immunocompromised Patients

Dr. Ronald Blanton

Chair of Tropical Medicine, · Tulane University

Dr. Ronald Blanton is a physician-scientist who can speak about the global public health risks of COVID-19 and water-borne disease research.

COVID-19 Monitoring Task Force COVID-19 Community-based antimicrobial resistance Schistosomiasis Parasitic diseases

Kenneth Boyer

Professor of Economics · Michigan State University

An expert in transportation economics and the economics of regulation.

Coronavirus Economics of Regulation Infrastructure Pricing and Investment Railroads Navigation Trucking

Jan Busby-Whitehead, M.D.

Professor & Chief, Division of Geriatric Medicine · UNC at Chapel Hill

Dr. Jan Busby-Whitehead is professor & chief in the division of geriatric medicine and the director of the Center for Aging and Health.

Coronavirus Geriatric Care Higher Education Elder Care Memory Disorders

Bruce Cairns, M.D.

John Stackhouse Distinguished Professor of Surgery · UNC at Chapel Hill

Dr. Cairns is the director of the North Carolina Jaycee Burn Center and is a distinguished professor of surgery, microbiology, & immunology.

COVID-19 Medicine Surgery Public Health Burns

Nancy D. Campbell

Professor and Department Head, Science and Technology Studies (STS) · Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Focuses on the history of science, technology, and medicine as it relates to drug policy and the social significance of drugs

Opioid Crisis Harm Reduction Opioid Overdose History of Science & Medicine Gender & Addiction

Myron Cohen, M.D.

Associate Vice Chancellor for Global Health; Yeargan-Bate Distinguished Professor of Medicine, Microbiology and Immunology, and Epidemiology; Chief, Division of Infectious Diseases & Director, Institute for Global Health & Infectious Diseases · UNC at Chapel Hill

Myron S. Cohen, MD is the J. Herbert Bate Distinguished Professor of Medicine, Microbiology and Immunology and Public Health.

Coronavirus Immunology Medicine Epidemiology Microbiology

Dr. Michele Conversano

President · Happy Ageing Alliance

Dr. Conversano is Director of the Department of Prevention and Director of the Public Health and Health Service of the ASL of TARANTO.

Vaccination COVID-19 Hygiene and Hospice Technique Vaccinations Preventive Medicine

Matthew Daugherty

Assistant Professor · UC San Diego

Evolution of host-pathogen interactions; innate antiviral immunity; how SARS-CoV-2 & other viruses enter the human population

Evolutionary Genomics Innate Immunity Virology Host-Pathogen Interactions

Dr. José-Luis Díaz-Ortega

Investigador - Departamento de Evaluación de Vacunas del Centro de Investigación Sobre Enfermedades Infecciosas (CISEI) · Instituto Nacional de Salud Pública

Medical Doctor Specializing in Epidemiology and Immunology

Vaccination COVID-19 Measles Immunology Epidemiology

Regardt Ferreira

Director of the Disaster Resilience Leadership Academy and Assistant Professor, Editor Traumatology Journal · Tulane University

His main research focus is on disasters, focusing on disaster resilience and complex systems

Coronavirus COVID-19

Hannah Frank, PhD

Assistant Professor · Tulane University

Hannah Frank is an expert in COVID-19 (Coronavirus) research and the ecology and evolution of bat-infection interactions.

Coronavirus Ecoimmunology Ecology and evolution of bat-infection interactions COVID-19

James Friend

Professor, Mechanical Engineering and Surgery · UC San Diego

Designing, engineering and testing ventilator prototypes to address ventilator shortages.

Surface Acoustic Waves Fabrication of nanoscale devices Coronavirus Aerospace Engineering Engineering

Robert Fuller, M.D., FACEP

UConn Health Chairman of Emergency Medicine · University of Connecticut

Fuller has responded to nations battered by natural and manmade disasters -New York after 9/11, Haiti ; Philippines after a typhoon.

Coronavirus Efficiency of Emergency Services International Disaster Medical Response Emergency Medical Care Natural Disasters

Dr. E. David G. McIntosh

Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer · Imperial College

Dr E. David G. McIntosh is an Australian paediatrician, Vaccinologist and Infectious Disease Specialist.

Vaccination COVID-19 Pharmacology Vaccines Adult Vaccination

Dr. Javier Garau

Senior Consultant, Hospital Universitari Mutua de Terrassa, Barcelona Clinic Rotger, Palma de Mallorca · University of Barcelona

Dr. Javier Garau is a Senior Consultant at Hospital Universitari Mutua de Terrassa, Barcelona Clinic Rotger, Palma de Mallorca in Barcelona.

Vaccination COVID-19 Primary Respiratory Pathogens Epidemiology Management of Community-Acquired Infection

Jennifer Gardy

Canada Research Chair in Public Health Genomics | Science Television Host · University of British Columbia | BC Centre for Disease Control | CBC Television

Sequencing DNA to track infectious diseases, and occasionally appearing on your favourite science TV shows

Genomics Bioinformatics Public Health Tuberculosis Science Communication

Robert Garry

Professor · Tulane University

Dr. Garry has published over 100 papers in the area of retrovirology

COVID-19 Pathology Lassa Fever Molecular Mechanisms of Viral Pathogenesis Ebola

Susan Hassig

Associate professor of epidemiology · Tulane University

Susan Hassig is an expert in infectious disease outbreaks, vector-borne disease, HIV and associated infection and COVID-19.

Public Health Epidemiology and Infection Prevention Coronavirus Vector-borne disease Infectious disease outbreaks

Robert Hawkes, MSPA, PA-C

Expert in primary care medicine · Florida Gulf Coast University

Robert Hawkes focuses on emergency and out-patient medicine.

Geriatric Assessment Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) Preventative Health Emergency Medicine Primary Care Medicine

Rebecca L. Heise, Ph.D.

Associate 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

Charles H. Hennekens, M.D., Dr.PH

Sir Richard Doll Professor · Florida Atlantic University

Charles Hennekens is the first Sir Richard Doll Professor and senior academic advisor.

Cardiovascular Disease Strengths and Limitations of Descriptive and Analytic Studies Prevention and Treatment of Chronic and Acute Diseases Preventive and Internal Medicine Epidemiology

Julie Hernandez

Assistant professor of health policy and management · Tulane University

Hernandez is an expert in geographic information systems, digital data collection and COVID-19.

Coronavirus Sexual and reproductive health Geographic Information Systems Access to Healthcare COVID-19

James "Mac" Hyman

Evelyn and John G. Phillips Distinguished Professor in Mathematics · Tulane University

James "Mac" Hyman works to build a solid mathematical foundation for difference approximations to partial differential equations

Coronavirus Epidemics Life Sciences Statistical Modeling Disease Management

Illona Jaspers, PhD

Professor of Microbiology, Immunity, and Environmental Science Engineering · UNC-Chapel Hill

Dr. Jaspers is a pediatric microbiologist and immunologist with expertise on environmental oxidants and its impact on human immune responses

Coronavirus Immunology E-cigarettes Ambient air pollutants Asthma

Angela Kashuba, Pharm.D.

John and Deborah McNeill, Jr. Distinguished Professor, Director, CFAR Clinical Pharmacology and Analytical Chemistry Core & Adjunct Professor, Infectious Diseases · UNC at Chapel Hill

Dr. Kashuba is an associate professor of pharmacy at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill .

Coronavirus Pharmacy Pharmacology Clinical Trails Infectious Disases

Dr. Shariq Khoja

Founder & CEO · Tech4Life Enterprises

An innovator, researcher, and planner in global health for over 15 years.

Global Health Public Health Ehealth Epidemiology Program Evaluation

Parvaiz A. Koul

Professor & Head, Internal & Pulmonary Medicine · Sher-i-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences

Parvaiz does research in Infectious Diseases and Pulmonology

Coronavirus Tuberculosis Pulmonology Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Infectious Disease Epidemiology

Jeff Levin, Ph.D.

University Professor of Epidemiology and Population Health · Baylor University

Dr. Levin’s current research and writing are focused on the historical and contemporary intersections of faith and medicine.

Coronavirus Social and Epidemiologic Research on Judaism and Population health Theories of Healing and the Work of Healers Role of Faith-Based Initiatives in Public Health and Healthcare Policy Religion and Health

David I. Levine

Professor | Eugene E. and Catherine M. Trefethen Chair in Business Administration | Chair, Haas Economic Analysis and Policy Group · Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley

Causes and effects of investments in health and education Causes and effects of high wages, workplace diversity, and employee involvement Obstacles to good management

Prof. Raina MacIntyre

Head, School of Public Health and Community Medicine & Professor of Infectious Diseases Epidemiology · University of New South Wales

Prof. MacIntyre is an international expert in infectious diseases, vaccinology (especially for the elderly) and biosecurity.

Vaccination COVID-19 Biosecurity Epidemic Response and Emerging Infectious Diseases Vaccinology

Shannon Manning

MSU Foundation Associate Professor · Michigan State University

Expert in Microbial Pathogenesis and Molecular Epidemiology

Coronavirus Molecular Epidemiology Microbiology Escherichia coli Group B Streptococcus

Joyce McGarry

Food Safety Educator · Michigan State University

Working in the areas of consumer food safety, emergency preparedness and Serv Safe Manager's Certification

Coronavirus Consumer Food Safety Emergency Preparedness Serv Safe Training COVID-19

Emi Minejima, PharmD

Associate Professor of Clinical Pharmacy · USC School of Pharmacy

Emi Minejima is an expert in infectious diseases pharmacotherapy and antimicrobial stewardship.

Coronavirus Development of Antimicrobial Resistance Infectious Diseases Pharmacotherapy Antimicrobial Stewardship COVID-19

Lina Moses

Clinical Assistant Professor · Tulane University

Lina Moses' primary interest is the control of viral zoonoses transmitted from small mammals

COVID-19 Ecology Epidemiology Zoonoses Pathogens

Dr. Fernando Muñoz Porras

Head of Immunization Department · Ministry of Health of Chile

Dr. Fernando Munoz Porras currently serves as Chief of the Immunization Department of the Ministry of Health.

Coronavirus Global Health History of Health in Chile Health Systems Epidemiology of Ageing

David Mushatt

Associate Professor of Medicine|Chief, Tulane Adult Infectious Diseases Section · Tulane University

Dr. Mushatt’s main research interest is HIV clinical trials. He also heads the Adult Infectious Diseases Section at the School of Medicine.

Coronavirus HIV Clinical Trials Adult Infectious Diseases COVID-19

Dr. Vivek Nangia

Director, Pulmonology, Medical Critical Care and Sleep Disorders · Fortis Flt Lt Rajan Dhall Hospital

Dr Nangia is an Interventional Pulmonologist and Infectious Disease Specialist with training in Sleep and Critical Care Medicine.

Coronavirus Adult Vaccination Pulmonology Sleep Medicine Interventional Bronchoscopies

Sharon O'Neill

Director Family Nurse Practitioner Program Clinical Associate Professor Dept. of Nursing at the School of Social Work · USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work

Nursing expert, with a penchant for health care regulatory law.

Coronavirus Healthcare Public Policy Children's Health COVID-19

Richard Oberhelman, MD

Chair of the Department of Global Community Health and Behavioral Sciences and adjunct professor of pediatrics. · Tulane University

Dr. Oberhelman is an expert in impact, prevention and control of enteric infections/diarrheal diseases in children and COVID-19.

Coronavirus Impact prevention and control of enteric infections/diarrheal diseases in children International research training Impact, prevention and control of tuberculosis in children COVID-19

Prof. Åke Örtqvist

Research Team Lead | Infection Control and Prevention of Communicable Disease · Karolinska Institutet

Prof. Åke Örtqvist research is focused on infection control and prevention of communicable disease.

Coronavirus Communicable Disease Vaccination Infection Prevention and Control COVID-19

David B. Peden, M.D.

Faculty · UNC-Chapel Hill

Nationally recognized as a leader in pediatric allergy and immunology, with particular interest in inflammatory processes of the body.

Coronavirus Lung Biology Environmental Sciences Pediatric Allergy and Immunology Allergy and Immunology

Tim Platts-Mills, MD, MSc

Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine, with Joint Appointments in the Departments of Anesthesiology, Medicine and the Division of Geriatrics · UNC-Chapel Hill

Improving the quality of emergency care for older adults through research and support of geriatric emergency medicine researchers.

Coronavirus Geriatric Emergency Medicine Anesthesiology Emergency Medicine Geriatric Medicine Research

David Pride

Associate Professor of Pathology · UC San Diego

Our laboratory focuses on the role that microbial communities play in human homeostasis, health and disease.

Coronavirus COVID-19 Testing Pathology Infectious Disease COVID-19

Prof. Roman Prymula

Director · University Hospital, University of Defence

Dr. Prymula is involved in various research activities in preventive medicine, including clinical development of new vaccines

Vaccination COVID-19 Infectious Diseases Vaccines Medical Microbiology

Dr. Hugo López Gatell Ramírez

Director of Innovation in Infectious Disease Surveillance and Control · National Institute of Public Health

Physician, specialist in Internal Medicine, and Master in Medical Sciences.

COVID-19 Internal Medicine Epidemiology Public Health Coronavirus