Christine (Chris) MacDonell

Managing Director of Medical Rehabilitation and International Aging Services/Medical Rehabilitation · CARF International

Christine M. MacDonell has more than 35 years of experience as a provider, administrator, and trainer in the human services field.

Interdisciplinary pain rehabilitation Stroke Rehabilitation Brain injury programs Healthcare quality oversight Physical and rehabilitation medicine

Carrie L. Peterson, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering | B.S., University of Michigan | MSE and Ph.D., The University of Texas at Austin | Postdoctoral Training, Northwestern University · VCU College of Engineering

Dr. Peterson's expertise is in neuromusculoskeletal biomechanics of human movement and rehabilitation design.

Neuroplasticity Neuromodulation Musculoskeletal Biomechanics Rehabilitation Engineering Musculoskeletal Modeling and Simulation of Human Movement

Dr. Walter Wittich

Associate Professor · School of Optometry, University of Montreal

Dr. Walter Wittich's expertise focuses on the rehabilitation of older adults with combined vision and hearing loss.

Assistive Technologies Vision Rehabilitation Visual Neuroscience Optometry Audiology

Greg Stewart, MD

W. Kennon McWilliams Professor of Sports Medicine; Chief, Section of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation; Associate Professor of Clinical Orthopaedic Surgery · Tulane University

Dr. Stewart specializes in sports medicine, physical medicine, rehab and age-related research of former NFL players and military veterans.

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Orthopedic Surgery Rehabilitation Sports Medicine Physical Medicine

Alana Officer

Unit Head, Demographic Change and Healthy Ageing · World Health Organization

Alana Officer coordinates the United Nations Decade of Healthy Ageing (2021-2030) & oversees WHO's work on age-friendly environments.

Disability and Rehabilitation Public Health Communications Age-friendly Environments Ageism

Prof. Nigel Harris

Director · Designability

Joining expertise and knowledge to enhance people’s lives

Rehabilitation Research Technology for people living with Dementia Physiological Measurement Ambulatory Monitoring Technology Transfer

Dr. Alex Mihailidis

Associate Professor · Department of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy, University of Toronto

Dr Mihailidis has been conducting research in the field of pervasive computing and intelligent systems in health for the past 15 years,

Applied Technologies Intellegent Systems Pervasive Computing Re-enablement Rehabilitation Engineering

George J. Davies

Professor, Department of Rehabilitation Sciences · Georgia Southern University

George J. Davies is an expert in sports physical therapy, athletic training, orthopaedics, and rehabilitation.

Rehabilitation Sports Physical Therapy Athletic Training

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

Sherry Grace

Professor, School of Kinesiology and Health Science · York University

Studying access to chronic cardiac care, as well as optimizing quantity and quality of life in heart patients.

Healthcare Public Health Clinical Research Heart Disease Behavioural Cardiology

Julia Hanigsberg

President and CEO · Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital

Champion for children and youth with disabilities & healthcare CEO. Expert speaker and leader on diversity, innovation and inclusion.

Disabilities Patient Centred Care Children's Health Leadership Women in Leadership

Prof. Chris Poulos

Head of Research & Aged Care Clinical Services · University of New South Wales

Associate Professor Chris Poulos is the Foundation Hammond Chair of Positive Ageing and Care with the University of New South Wales

Rehabilitation Medicine Health Policy Aged Care Service Delivery Arts and health Restorative care and reablement

Dr. Rosalie Wang

Assistant Professor of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy · University of Toronto

Rosalie Wang is Assistant Professor of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy at the University of Toronto

Long Term Care Rehabilitation robotics Assistive Robotics for Dementia Stroke Rehab Occupational Therapy

Jason Mihalik, Ph.D., CAT(C), ATC

Associate Professor, Department of Exercise and Sport Science & Co-Director, Matthew Gfeller Sport-Related Traumatic Brain Injury Research Center, College of Arts and Sciences · UNC at Chapel Hill

Mihalik's research interests include sport-related concussions and the biomechanics related to head trauma.

Biomechanics of head trauma Sport-related traumatic brain injury Concussion management Postconcussion Syndrome Concussion Rehabilitation

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

Dr. Gunhild Waldemar

Professor of Clinical Neurology · Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Copenhagen

Dr. Waldemar is a professor and chairman of the Danish Dementia Research Centre at the University of Copenhagen.

Alzheimer's Disease Dementia Neurology Medicine Medical Education

Dr. Ian Philp

Deputy Medical Director · Heart of England NHS Foundation

Dr. Philp joined Heart of England NHS Foundation on 7 July as Deputy Medical Director for Older People

Vaccination Person Centred Assessment Health Policy Quality of Life Healthcare

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

Chris Kuenze

Assistant Professor of Kinesiology · Michigan State University

Chris Kuenze is an assistant professor in the Department of Kinesiology and a clinical professor in the Department of Orthopedics.

Physical Activity Athletic Training Sports Medicine ACL Reconstruction Kinesiology

Brian Winn

Professor · Michigan State University

Brian Winn is an expert in game design, digital game-based learning and interactive health communication.

Interactive Health Communication Game Design Digital Game-Based Learning