Samantha Brody-Meltzer, M.D., M.P.H.

Associate Professor; Associate Chair for Faculty Development · UNC at Chapel Hill

Dr. Samantha Meltzer-Brody's current clinical and research efforts are focused primarily on Perinatal Depression.

Postpartum Depression Perinatal Depression Genetics Women's Mood Disorders Stress Management

Dr. Pamela B. Teaster

Dean of Research · Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Dr. Pamela Teaster professor in the Department of Human Development in the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences.

Public Policy Active Ageing Elder Abuse Human Rights Frailty

Dr. Mark Ware

Chief Medical Officer · Canopy Growth

Dr. Ware leads Canopy Growth’s medical division, Spectrum Therapeutics including research towards the development of cannabinoid medicines.

Endocannabinoid System Cannabis Research Cannabinoids Medical Cannabis Clinical Research

Dr. Sytse Zuidema

Professor of Elderly Care Medicine and Dementia · University Medical Center Groningen (UMCG)

Prof Sytse Zuidema is Professor of Elderly Care Medicine and Dementia at University Medical Center Groningen (UMCG)

Geriatric Medicine Dementia Long-term Care and Community Frailty

Dr. Anthea Tinker

Professor of Social Gerontology · King's College London

Anthea Tinker's main areas of research interest are social policy and research ethics, specialising since 1974 in Gerontology.

Public Policy Frailty Home Care Elder Abuse Social Policy

Jonathan Abramowitz, Ph.D.

Professor of Psychology and Director of the UNC Anxiety and Stress Clinic, Department of Psychology, College of Arts and Sciences · UNC-Chapel Hill

Professor Abramowitz is an internationally recognized expert on OCD and anxiety disorders.

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) Anxiety Disorders

Sabas Whittaker

Poet, Historian, Mariner, Artist, Composer · Author

A discussion of mental health - numerous aspects of treatment from various perspectives, seeking a unified approach that could benefit all.

Prof. Antony Bayer

Professor of Geriatric Medicine · Cochrane Institute of Primary Care and Public Health

Professor of Geriatric Medicine in the Division of Population Medicine in the School of Medicine at Cardiff University

Frailty Re-enablement Cognitive impairment and dementia Research Methods and Older People

Joshua D. Feder, MD

Adjunct Faculty - Infant & Early Childhood Development - School of Psychology · Fielding Graduate University

Senior Expert, Early Years. Clinical practice, teaching, research, advocacy, and tech development.

Clinical Child and Family Psychiatry Developmental and Learning Challenges Research in Relationship Based Interventions Peace Building in Conflict Zones Reflective Practice

David Dodell-Feder

Assistant Professor of Psychology · University of Rochester

David Dodell-Feder's research looks at the processes that contribute to healthy and disordered social functioning, and their improvement.

Empathy Behavioral Methods Psychotic Spectrum Disorders Neuroimaging Relationship Psychology

Jennifer Dunn

Lecturer · UC Hastings College of the Law

Contact: dunnj@uchastings.edu / 415-581-8983 / Office M216-198

Health Law Human Subjects Research Maternal Health & Informed Consent Adolescent Health Women's Health

Joshua Grill

Director of the Institute for Memory Impairments and Nerological Disorders at UCI · UC Irvine

Joshua Grill directs a major Alzheimer's disease research institute helps lead the national strategy for AD clinical trial recruitment.

Neuroscience Clinical Trials Alzheimer’s Disease Neurodegenerative disorders Recruitment and Retention

Prof. Linda Clare

Professor of Clinical Psychology of Ageing and Dementia · University of Exeter

Linda is known for pioneering the application of cognitive rehabilitation approaches for people with early-stage Alzheimer’s disease

Dementia Prevention Age-Related Disabilities Improving Rehabilitation and Care Re-enablement

Adrian Newman-Tancredi

Neuropharmacology Consulting · NeuroAct Communication

Experienced public speaker and neuropharmacologist with proven expertise in study of antipsychotics, antidepressants and analgesics.

Antipsychotics Neuropharmacology Serotonin Depression

Carl Castro

Professor · USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work

Current research efforts include assessing the effects of combat and operations tempo (OPTEMPO) on soldier, family and unit readiness.

Veterans Affairs Veterans and Military Families Military Transition Back to Civilian Life Military Affairs Psychological Health

Candice Odgers

Professor Psychological Science · UC Irvine

Candice Odgers is a developmental psychologist who studies adolescents’ mental health and development.

Early Adversity Quantitative Psychology Social Inequality Technology and Young People Digital Inequality

Erik Schott

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

Dr. Schott is a licensed clinical social worker and instructional designer/educational psychologist.

LGBTQ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer) social work CBT (Coginitive Bahavorial Therapy) EMDR (Eye Movement Desentization & Reprocessing) HIV & AIDS Childhood Developmental Dirorders

Cynthia M. Bulik, Ph.D.

Founding Director, UNC Center of Excellence for Eating Disorders · UNC at Chapel Hill

World-renowned expert on eating disorders and disordered eating. Led the largest genetic initiative in eating disorders ever undertaken

Eating Disorders Eating Disorders/Disordered Eating Abnormal Psychology

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

Kathy Seifert

CEO · ESPS, LLC

Dr. Seifert brings her unique research on the roots and prevention of violent crime and dynamic style to your discussion of today's top issu

Treatment of Trauma and Attachment Problems Assessment and Treatment of Violence Developmental Effects of Trauma Threat Assessment