Eric Simanek

Robert A. Welch Chair of Chemistry · Texas Christian University

Dr. Simanek’s interests include whiskey, science education and basic scientific research aimed at the design of new medicines.

Medicinal Chemistry Whiskey Intellectual Property & Patent Management Expert Witness Interdisciplinary Education

Elizabeth Olson

Associate Professor of Anthropology · Southern Utah University

Specializing in medical and environmental anthropology, ethnobotany, and Indigenous medicinal plants

Rural Humanitarian Aid in Guatemala Traditional Healing Systems Sustainable Development Public Health Medicinal Plants

Erin Calipari

Assistant Professor of Pharmacology · Vanderbilt University

Expert in the neuroscience of mental illness and addiction, including gender differences.

Opioids adaptive processes self-administered drugs Dopamine Addiction and Recovery

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

Jack Whelan

Research Advocate - Event Speaker · Jack-Whelan.com

Inspire audience: see Clinical Trials as safe & effective treatment option vs conventional chemo as we travel road to Personalized Medicine

Clinical Trials Personalized Medicine Genomics Based Therapy Novel Molecular Targeting Agents to Treat Rare Incurable Cancer

James Lenhard, Jr., M.D., FACE, FACEP

Medical Director · ChristianaCare

Dr. James Lenhard is medical director of ChristianaCare's Metabolic Health Services.

Diabetes & Stabilizing Blood Sugar Internal Medicine Thyroid Conditions Endocrinology Diabetes Care

Edward Ewen, M.D.

Director of Clinical Data and Analytics · ChristianaCare

Clinical Performance Improvement Business Intelligence Machine Learning Clinical Informatics Data Warehousing

Dr. Alan Barbour

Professor of Medicine-Infectious Diseases · UC Irvine

For more than 30 years Alan Barbour has been studying infectious diseases, and is a world-leading expert on Lyme disease.

Evolutionary Biology Microbiology Infectious Disease Medicine Molecular Genetics

Thomas LaVeist

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.

Vaccine Hesitancy COVID-19 Health disparities by race and ethnicity Health Disparities Social Determinants of Health

Dean Krusienski, Ph.D.

Professor and Graduate Program Director, Department of Biomedical Engineering | B.S., M.S., Ph.D., The Pennsylvania State University · VCU College of Engineering

Focusing on neural signal processing and analysis for the development of brain-computer interfaces and neuroprosthetic devices.

EEG Analysis Brain-Computer Interfaces Signal Processing Machine Learning Neuroprosthetics

Michael J. McClure, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering | BE, Vanderbilt University | Ph.D, Virginia Commonwealth University · VCU College of Engineering

Understanding the role of extracellular matrix and mechanical forces to regulate skeletal muscle structure, function, and innervation.

Muscle aging Cell-matrix interactions Integrin-mediated signaling Myoblast fusion Regenerative rehabilitation in skeletal muscle trauma

Steve Marshall, Ph.D.

Professor, Department of Epidemiology; Director, Injury Prevention Research Center, Gillings School of Global Public Health · UNC at Chapel Hill

Steve Marshall is an epidemiologist whose main area of research is injury prevention.

Epidemiology Occupational Health and Safety Injury Prevention Exercise Science Sports Medicine

Jeff Karp

Professor · Brigham and Women's Hospital - Harvard Medical School

Dr. Jeff Karp is a leading researcher in the fields of drug delivery, medical devices, stem cell therapeutics, and tissue adhesives.

Biomaterials Stem Cell Therapeutics Drug Delivery Medical Devices Biomedical Engineering

Terra Gold

Instructor · Loyola Marymount University

Eden Goldman

Instructor · Loyola Marymount University

John Buse, Ph.D., M.D.

Professor, School of Medicine & Chief, Division of Endocrinology & Executive Associate Dean for Clinical Research · UNC at Chapel Hill

John Buse is a Professor of Medicine at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Diabetes Endocrinology Clinical Trials University Teaching Public Health

Alexander A. Khalessi

Chair of Neurosurgery, Associate Professor of Surgery and Neurosciences · UC San Diego

Dr. Alexander Khalessi specializes in cranial and endovascular neurosurgery.

Cerebrovascular Accident Spontaneous Intracranial Hemorrhage and Endoscopic Evaluation Neurological Oncology Neurotrauma Intracranial Aneurysms

Mary Anne Amalaradjou, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor · University of Connecticut

Mary Anne Amalaradjou is a microbiologist with laboratory work focused on food safety and gut health

Inflammation Microbiome Gut Health Probiotics Food Safety

Sidney Smith, M.D

Professor, Department of Medicine · UNC at Chapel Hill

Dr. Sidney Smith is an expert on interventional cardiology, coronary angioplasty, coronary heart disease, and preventive cardiology.

Internal Medicine Heart Disease Stroke Prevention Cardiology

Monica Embers

Assistant Professor, Division of Bateriology and Parasitology · Tulane University

Professor Embers specializes in Lyme disease.

Cell Culture Antibiotic Resistance Lyme Disease Research Lyme Disease Antibiotics