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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
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
Author, Crisis Management Consultant, Instructor, and Speaker · SB Crisis Consulting
Former news anchor & one of the world’s leading emergency management authorities, author of the critically-acclaimed book 'Disaster Heroes'.
Emergency Management Crisis & Emergency Management Crisis and Issues Management Disaster Planning and Recovery Crisis Communications
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
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
Vice President and Chief Medical Officer, AU Health System & Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs · Augusta University
Phillip Coule is an expert in COVID-19 testing, hospital quality & safety, emergency medicine, disaster preparedness, and GRAChIE.
Coronavirus Mass Casualty Triage Emergency Medicine Hospital Quality and Safety Disaster Preparedness
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
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
Dr. Paul Henry Kurzweg Distinguished Chair and Professor of Disaster Mental Health and Professor of Social Work · Tulane University
Charles Figley is an internationally-known trauma expert, social work professor and head of the Tulane Trauma Institute.
Crisis Counseling Compassion fatigue Disasters and Mental Health Trauma Disasters
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
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
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
Norman Mayer Professor of Business & Management Science Area Coordinator · Tulane University
Geng's research interests include pricing, information security, business analytics, supply chain management and behavioral economics
Supply Chain Management Pricing Business Analytics Information Technology Management Information Security
Professor of Practice · Tulane University
Maurya Glaude is an expert in adolescent mental health, disaster mental health and innovative social work teaching methods.
Disaster Behavioral Health Substance Abuse Adolescent Mental Health
Director of the PhD Program · Tulane University School of Social Work
Hansel is an expert in disaster mental health and trauma services.
Research and Statistics Disaster Mental Health Trauma
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
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
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
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
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
Founder & CEO · Tech4Life Enterprises
An innovator, researcher, and planner in global health for over 15 years.
Global Health Public Health Ehealth Epidemiology Program Evaluation
Dean of Tulane University School of Public Health & Tropical Medicine · Tulane University
Dean Thomas LaVeist's areas of expertise include U.S. health and social policy and the role of race in health research.
Health disparities by race and ethnicity Vaccine Hesitancy Public Health Social Determinants of Health Health Policy
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
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
Assistant professor of environmental health sciences · Tulane University
Murphy is an expert in disaster resilience, public health emergency preparedness and addressing environmental threats such as COVID-19.
Development and translation of effective disaster policy into practice Public health emergency preparedness COVID-10 (Coronavirus) Disaster resilience Impact of cumulative environmental health threats, disasters, and health disparities
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
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
Professor of Economics · Tulane University
Douglas Nelson's current research interests are focused on the political economy of trade policy
Trade Economic Policy Political Economy of Trade Globalisation Trade Policy
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
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
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
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
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
Interim Section Chief, Associate Professor · Augusta University
His interests include maternal mortality & global women's health initiatives. He also provides insight into COVID-19's impact on pregnancy.
Coronavirus Workforce Solutions for Women's Health Global Women's Health Women's Health Advocacy Maternal Mortality
Assistant professor of social work · Tulane University
Leia Saltzman is an expert on trauma associated with community violence and mass disaster.
Trauma Posttraumatic growth Mass disaster COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Community Resilience
Assistant Professor of Medicine & Pediatrics, Sections of Pediatric & Adult Infectious Diseases · Tulane University
His research focuses on the natural history, clinical care and immunology of viral hemorrhagic fevers (VHFs)
COVID-19 Clinical Infectious Disease Infections in Transplant Recipients Virology and Immunology Tuberculosis
Associate Professor · School of Population Health, Faculty of Medicine and Health, University of New South Wales
Dr. Seale has an interest in improving awareness and acceptance of immunisation amongst special at-risk groups
COVID-19 Applied Sociology, Program Evaluation and Social Impact Assessment Public Health and Health Services Epidemiology Preventive Medicine
Expert in criminal, constitutional, aviation and international law · Florida Gulf Coast University
Pamella Seay specializes in international law and the courts.
Aviation Law Courts Criminal Justice Criminal Law International Law
Professor, Department of Family and Community Medicine | Preventive Medicine · University of Toronto
Dr. Shapiro was named a member of the Order of Canada, for contributions as a family physician and trusted source of health information.
Vaccination COVID-19 Community Health Family Medicine Epidemiology
Emergency Physician at Winnipeg Health Sciences Centre & Medical Director · Emergency Department Violence Intervention Program
An academic emergency medicine physician dedicated to advocating for people affected by violence
Trauma Care Youth Violence Intimate Partner Violence Emergency Medicine
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
Assistant professor of management science and the Irving H. Lavalle Professor · Tulane University
Tan can address issues related to global manufacturing and how the COVID-19 outbreak disrupts the global supply chain.
COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Global manufacturing Global supply chain disruptions
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
Vice President for Student Affairs · Southern Utah University
Specializing in student retention, organizational changes, and administration in higher education
Retention of First Year College Students Diversity & Inclusion in Higher Education Student Involvement in Higher Education Organizational Change in Higher Education Management Systems
Full Professor of Medicine, Head of Respiratory Intensive Care Unit · Hospital Clinic de Barcelona
Torres is Full Professor in Medicine at the University of Barcelona (UB) and Head of the Respiratory Intesive Care Unit at Hospital Clínic
Coronavirus Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS-ALI) Immunocompromised Patients Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) Lung Infections
Lecturer · Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley
Leading expert on urban technology
Urban Planning Tourism Policy Economic Development Startups Tech Policy
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
Professor of Med-Infectious Diseases and Epidemiology, Co-Director of HIV Services, North Carolina Department of Corrections · UNC-Chapel Hill
Dr. Wohl is an infectious disease expert specializing in research related to HIV and Ebola.
Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) Infectious Disease Ebola
Associate Professor, Biostatistics · Georgia Southern University
Jian Zhang's research focuses on chronic disease from both public health and preventative medicine perspectives.
Coronavirus Public Health Surveillance Vaccine-preventative Diseases Epidemiology Chronic Diseases