Omar A. Khan, M.D., MHS, FAAFP

Enterprise Chief Scientific Officer · ChristianaCare

Dr. Omar Khan is the enterprise chief scientific officer and vice president of research administration and scientific affairs.

Global Health Medical Education Public Health Medical Writing‎ Healthcare Leadership

Saad Bhamla

Assistant Professor, Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering · Georgia Tech - COE

The Bhamla Lab explores fundamental and applied research questions through the development of new experimental tools and techniques.

Materials and Nanotechnology Biotechnology Organismic Physics Global Health Complex Systems

Tara L. Sabo-Attwood

Associate Dean/Professor/Chair · University of Florida

Tara L. Sabo-Attwood's recent work has centered on understanding the connection between nature and wellness.

Green Space and Wellness Aquatic Toxicology Nanomaterials Global Health Environmental Toxicology

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

Crystal Riley Koenig

Lecturer of Master of Interdisciplinary Studies and Assistant Professor of Anthropology · Southern Utah University

Assistant Professor of Anthropology, History, & Sociology; Specializing in biological anthropology and primatology

Forensic Anthropology Wildlife Ecology Behavioral Ecology Wildlife Documentaries Biological Anthropology

Dr. William E. Reichman

President and CEO · Baycrest

Overseeing one of the leading academic healthcare organizations specializing in complex specialized geriatric care and brain research.

Nutrition and the Aging Brain Mental Health and Aging Strategies for Remembering The Interactive Impact of Fitness and Brain Health Maintaining Autonomy: the Brain Fitness Movement

Ruth McDermott-Levy, PhD

Professor; Co-Director, Mid-Atlantic Center for Children's Health and the Environment | M. Louise Fitzpatrick College of Nursing · Villanova University

Dr. McDermott-Levy, PhD, MPH, RN, FAAN is an expert in environmental health, global health, and public health nursing

Lead Exposure Climate Change Fracking and Health Immigrant Health Public Health

John Lednicky

Research Professor · University of Florida

John Lednicky focuses on microbiology and molecular biology, various bacteria, fungi and viruses, including influenza and coronaviruses.

Airborne Transmission Zoonotic Diseases West Nile Virus Infectious Disease Airborne Disease

Mark Diana

Associate Professor & Chair · Tulane University

Mark Diana is a healthcare policy expert. His research has focused on the organizational impact of health information systems.

Healthcare Reform healthcare policy Affordable Care Act Obamacare Health Insurance

Robert Walker

Professor · University of Florida

Robert Walker is a human geographer with training in statistics and economics who studies land cover change processes.

Land Change The Amazon Latin American Studies Land Use Change Modeling Geospatial Analysis and Techniques

Karen Clay

Professor · Carnegie Mellon University

Karen Clay’s research examines the growth of the U.S. economy, including energy issues, air pollution, and the impact of climate change.

Energy Economics Public Policy Business and Economics Energy Environmental Economics

Patrick Baron

Assistant Professor · Western Carolina University

Patrick Baron's work focuses on social and environmental determinants of health and disparity.

Social Determinants of Health Mixed-Methods Research and Study Design Environmental Health Sciences Epidemiology Community Health Disparities

Matt Hitchings

Assistant Professor · University of Florida

Matt Hitchings researches the effectiveness of interventions against infectious disease, including COVID-19, influenza and dengue virus.

COVID-19 Infectious Disease Infectious Disease Epidemiology

Tomeka Robinson

Professor of Rhetoric & Public Advocacy · Hofstra University

Dr. Robinson is an expert on effective public debate as well as health communication. She directs Hofstra's award-winning forensics team.

Public/Social Advocacy Rhetoric Health Communications Argumentation and Debate Intercultural Communication

Mo Wang

Professor/Chair/Associate Dean · University of Florida

Mo Wang studies retirement and the employment of older workers and occupational health psychology.

Successful Aging in the Workplace Occupational Health Psychology Team Processes Management Retirement

Dr. Marty Makary

Physician, Researcher, Author, Medical Commentator · Johns Hopkins School of Medicine & Johns Hopkins Center for Global Health

This won't hurt a bit! In fact, your audience will say "Ahh" when a Johns Hopkins School of Medicine physician and author is at the podium

Minimally-Invasive Surgery Health Services Research Cancer Therapy Health Policy Access to Healthcare

Sarah Young

Principal Librarian · Carnegie Mellon University

Sarah Young is a social sciences librarian, providing teaching and research support.

Information Systems Social & Decision Sciences Statistics Reference Public Policy

Thomas Pogge

Director, Global Justice Program ; Leitner Professor of Philosophy and International Affairs · Yale University

Examining solutions to issues of global inequality and justice in health care are long-standing concerns for this Yale professor & author

Justice in Health Care Social and Political Philosophy Ethics and Moral Philosophy Globalization and Inequality

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

Jieun Shin

Assistant Professor · University of Florida

Jieun Shin teaches and researches social media dynamics with a focus on the spread of misinformation and fact-checking.

Social Media International Journalism Disinformation Audience Analytics Misinformation