Dr. Heather E. Whitson, MD, MHS

Professor · Duke University School of Medicine

She has particular interest and expertise related to the interface between age-related changes in sensory and cognitive health.

Population Health Alzheimers Ageing Age-Related Changes in the Eye Cognitive Health

David C.W. Lau

Editor in Chief, Canadian Journal of Diabetes · Diabetes Canada

Dr. Lau has chaired the 1998, 2003 and 2008 Diabetes Canada's Clinical Practice Guidelines for the management of Diabetes.

Diabetes Endocrinology Metabolism Obesity Lipid Disorders

Rami Rahal

Vice-president, Cancer Systems, Performance & Innovation · Canadian Partnership Against Cancer

Rami Rahal leads improvements in Canada’s cancer system through data, research, economic modelling and innovations.

Population Health Cancer Screening Health Policy Performance Measurement Change Management

Taylor Hargrove, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Sociology · The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Areas of expertise: Health disparities across the life course, focusing on the consequences of race, skin color, gender, and social class.

Aging and the Life Course Population Health Racial/Ethnic, Gender, and Skin Tone Stratification Health disparities by race and ethnicity

Cydney Teal, M.D.

Primary Care & Community Medicine Service Line Leader · ChristianaCare

Dr. Cydney Teal is a national expert on the value of primary care.

Strategic Partnerships Primary Care Health Equity Community Medicine Population Health

John Brownstein

Chief Innovation Officer · Boston Children's Hospital

John Brownstein's research is focused on predicting patterns of epidemics and pandemics, and the efficacy of disease control strategies.

Population Health Informatics Molecular Biology Program Management Epidemiology Public Health

Mark Holmes, PhD

Professor of Health Policy and Management and Director of Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research · UNC-Chapel Hill

A Professor in the UNC-CH Gillings School of Public Health, with interests in rural health, health policy and hospital finance.

Policy Implementation and Development Patient-Centered Outcome Research Workforce Hospital Finance Rural Health

Diane Finegood

Professor · Simon Fraser University

Expert in systems thinking & cross sector partnerships as approaches to solving complex problems including obesity and chronic disease

Health Research Research Ecosystem Public Private Partnerships Complex Systems Chronic Disease Prevention

Dr. Isabella Aboderin

Senior Research Scientist · Oxford Institute of Population Ageing, Oxford University

Dr. Aboderin is also Head of the Program on Aging and Development (APHRC) & Associate Prof of Gerontology at the University of Southampton.

Older Adult Rights Ageing Policy and Development Social Determinants of Health in Old Age Health Systems Access to Health Care

Norbert Schmitz

Associate Professor of Psychiatry & Associate Member, Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health · Diabetes Canada

Dr Schmitz's research focuses on the role of lifestyle and psychological problems as risk factors for the development of type 2 diabetes.

Diabetes Epidemiology Biostatistics Measurement Methodology Outcome Assessment

Wizdom Powell, Ph.D.

Director of the Health Disparities Institute and Associate Professor of Psychiatry at UConn Health · University of Connecticut

Expert on the role of racism and gender norms in African American male health and healthcare inequities.

Ptsd African American Men Health Health Disparities Military Mental Health

Seth Seabury, PhD

Associate Professor of Pharmaceutical and Health Economics · USC School of Pharmacy

Seth Seabury is an expert in the impact of health on productivity and the law impact delivery of care and patient outcomes.

Value of Innovative Treatments Pharmaceutical and Health Economics Health Care Policy Delivery of Care and Patient Outcomes Medical Care Spending

Joe T. Darden

Professor · Michigan State University

An expert on urban residential segregation, fair housing issues and neighborhood racial/socioeconomic inequality.

Socioeconomic Inequality Racial Inequality Urban Affairs Ferguson Racial Protests

Eric Hekler

Associate Professor, Family Medicine And Public Health · UC San Diego

Research is broadly focused on advancing methods in the design, creation, optimization, evaluation, & reuse of digital health technologies.

Coronavirus Psychology During COVID-19 Digital Health Agile Science Precision Health

Ellen Clayton

Craig-Weaver Professor of Pediatrics; Professor of Law; Professor of Health Policy · Vanderbilt University

World-renowned medical ethicist working at the intersection of law, medicine and public health, with a focus on genetics.

Gender and the Law Legal and Ethical Issues in Children's and Women's Health Research Ethics Genetics and Health Policy Medical Ethics

Anna N. Taylor

Author, Motivational Speaker, Freelance Writer · Entrepreneur

Motivational & Public Speaker | Strategic Communicator

Improve Your Business Practices & Enhance Your Customer Service Enhance Your Confidence

Blaine Warkentine MD MPH

Medical Advisor · innovationthrives

Healthcare: Innovations, Entrepreneurship, Business Models, and Growth Hacking

Healthcare Technology Patient Monitoring Product Management

Loureen Smart Downes, Ph.D.

Expert in healthy lifestyle behaviors · Florida Gulf Coast University

Loureen Downes researches physical activity, nutrition and chronic disease prevention.

Lifestyle Medicine Nutrition Disease Prevention Type 2 diabetes and diabetes self-management education

Kimberly P. Gannon M.D., Ph.D

Medical Director of Comprehensive Stroke Program and Acute Neurosciences · ChristianaCare

Dr. Gannon combines the expertise of clinician with doctorate research to improve both patient and population health in neurological care.

Stroke Care Vascular Neurology Neurology Physiology Neurological Diseases

Kathleen Mullan Harris, Ph.D.

James Haar Distinguished Professor, Sociology; Faculty Fellow at Carolina Population Center · UNC-Chapel Hill

Areas of expertise: Social Demography; Population Health; Family, Poverty, & Public Policy; Data Collection & Research Design.

Family, Poverty and Social Policy Social Inequality Health Disparities