Donald Budenz, M.D., M.P.H.

Chairman of Ophthalmology · UNC at Chapel Hill

Donald L. Budenz, M.D., M.P.H., is a fellowship-trained glaucoma specialist and Chairman of Ophthalmology at UNC-CH

Medical practice management Epidemiology and international health in eye disease Eye Surgery Glaucoma Gene Therapy for Glaucoma

Josephine Antwi

Assistant Professor · University of Mary Washington

Dr. Antwi is an entomologist whose research focuses on the effects that sucking-piercing insect pests have on crops of economic importance.

Plant-Insect-Microbes Interactions Entomology Ecology Molecular Ecology Urbanization on Insect Pollinators

Whitney Robinson, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Epidemiology · UNC-Chapel Hill

Areas of expertise: Women's reproductive health and health care; Breast cancer disparities; Health disparities by gender, race & ethnicity.

Cancer Survivorship Health disparities by gender Breast cancer disparities Women's reproductive health and health care Epidemiologic methods

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

Patricia Bradley, PhD

Associate Dean for Inclusive Excellence | M. Louise Fitzpatrick College of Nursing · Villanova University

Patricia K. Bradley, PhD, RN, FAAN is a leading expert in psychiatric mental health nursing and disparities in cancer outcomes.

Diversity/Cultural Competence Cancer Survivorship Breast Cancer Screening Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing Health Disparity

Jessica Smith Schwind

Assistant Professor of Epidemiology · Georgia Southern University

Jessica Smith Schwind researches emerging infectious diseases in global health settings

Coronavirus Global Health Emerging Infectious Diseases Disease Detection and Response COVID-19

Deborah Cohen

Senior Natural Scientist · RAND Corporation

Senior Natural Scientist at RAND Corporation and Professor at Pardee RAND Graduate School

Food Obesity Public Health Diet Exercise

Neil Wimmer, M.D., M.S.

Cardiologist · ChristianaCare

Dr. Neil Wimmer is a cardiologist at ChristianaCare who specializes in minimally-invasive care for structural heart disease.

Minimally-Invasive Care for Structural Heart Disease Transcutaneous Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR) Structural Heart Disease Cardiology Interventional Cardiology Cardiology

Electra Paskett

Professor of Cancer Research I Department of Internal Medicine · The Ohio State University

Electra Paskett is the Director of the Division of Cancer Prevention and Control in the College of Medicine.

Cancer Prevention Cancer Research Health Disparities Public Health

Paul Gordon, Ph.D.

Professor and Chair of the Department of Health, Human Performance and Recreation · Baylor University

Expert on physical activity, and lifestyle-based research related to obesity and its co-morbidities across the lifespan

Health Human Performance Recreation Physical Activity & Health Obesity

Thomas F. Babor, Ph.D.

Professor of Community Medicine and Public Health · University of Connecticut

Expertise includes research on public health policies related to alcohol, drug abuse and gambling

Research Ethics Alcohol Marketing Public Health Alcohol Policy Drug Control Policy

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

Angela Birnbaum

Director of Biosafety · Tulane University

Angie Birnbaum is a nationally certified biosafety expert and leads a national working group on COVID-19 collaborative research.

Coronavirus Biohazard Biosafety High risk select agents and toxins COVID-19

Andrew Noymer

Associate Professor of Public Health · UC Irvine

Andrew Noymer is an epidemiologist and demographer with an expertise in pandemics and post-pandemic social recovery.

Mathematical Sociology 1918 Influenza Pandemic Pandemic response Health and Mortality Demography

Deborah Chyun, Ph.D.

Dean and Professor · University of Connecticut

Dean Chyun is an expert in the field of cardiovascular disease and diabetes.

Diabetes Cardiovascular Disease Nursing

Paul Whelton, MD

Show Chwan Endowed Professor · Tulane University

Expert in high blood pressure, cardiovascular and renal diseases

Global Cardiovascular Health Hypertension Clinical Trials Policy Hypertension guidelines Prevention of Cardiovascular and Renal Disease

Tracey Covassin

Professor of Kinesiology · Michigan State University

Tracey Covassin is an expert in the effects of concussions and the epidemiology of sports injuries.

Concussions Athletics Injuries

Dr Alexis Paton

Lecturer, Social Epidemiology and the Sociology of Health · Aston University

Alexis Paton's research focuses on how sociology and medical ethics can improve healthcare services.

Health Inequalities Health Improvement Sociology of Health Bioethics Medical Ethics

Gary Slade

John W. Stamm Distinguished Professor, Department of Dental Ecology and Director of Oral Epidemiology PhD Program · UNC at Chapel Hill

Dr. Slade's research focuses on chronic pain and how to prevent it, fluoride use and other dental public health topics.

Dental public health Fluoride Chronic Pain

Alice Cepeda

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

Dr. Cepeda focuses on the social epidemiology of drug use and the related health risk behaviors affecting urban Mexican-origin populations.

Urban Affairs HIV and AIDS Drug Use and Abuse Social Work Social Work Education