Kelly Ylitalo, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Public Health · Baylor University

An expert in Physical Functioning, Obesity and Diabetes, Survey Methodology, and Physical Activity.

Physical Activity Obesity and Diabetes Physical Functioning Survey Methodology

Laura Gale

Senior Lecturer of Social Work Virtual Academic Center · USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work

Teaches policy and clinical courses in the Community, Organization, and Business Innovation and Adults and Healthy Aging departments.

Nonprofit Organizations Family Services Child Welfare Adults and Healthy Aging Child and Adolescent Mental Health

Renee Michelsen

Clinical Associate Professor of Social Work Northeast Regional Coordinator Field Education Virtual Academic Center · USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work

Major health care systems expert, focusing on palliative care and hospices

Community and Family Services Adults Aging Healthy Aging

John A. Romley, PhD

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

John Romley is an expert in health care costs, public health, and health insurance markets and benefits design.

Behavioral Economics Pharmacoeconomics Medical Innovation & Regulatory Policy Public Health Health Care Costs

Peter Berg

Professor · Michigan State University

International expert on Collective Bargaining and the Aging Workforce

Work-Family Flexibility Policy Domestic and International Labor Policy Collective Bargaining Aging Workforce

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

Laura Tamblyn Watts, LLB

President and CEO · CanAge

Nationally and internationally recognized expert on law and aging issues, with a specialty in law reform, policy, partnerships, and more.

Financial Literacy for Vulnerable Populations Plain Language Tool Development Legal Research Elder Law Mediation

Joseph Piven, M.D.

Thomas E. Castelloe Distinguished Professor of Psychiatry, Pediatrics and Psychology and Director, Carolina Institute for Developmental Disabilities · UNC at Chapel Hill

Dr. Piven's research focuses on developmental disabilities/autism.

Psychiatry Psychology Pediatrics Brain Imaging Magnetic Resonance Imaging (Mri)

Jon Metzler

Lecturer · Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley

Expert on strategy for the networked economy, competitive advantage in technology markets, and international business

Clusters Business in Japan Sharing Economies and Aging Economies Tech, Telecom and Media Strategy Competitive Strategy

Kayla Green

Associate Professor of Bio-Inorganic Chemistry · Texas Christian University

Chemistry expert, focusing on the treatment of Alzheimer's disease

Chemistry of Alzheimer's Disease Organic and Solid-phase Syntheses Neurobiology of Aging Cancer Research Applications at the Interface of Chemistry and Biology

Ruth Hancock

Professor in the Economics of Health and Welfare · University of East Anglia

She has a particular interest in long-term elderly care funding and models for different funding scenarios.

Survey Design and Data Analysis Economic Modelling Economics of Aging Elderly Care Stategies Long-Term Care

Ryan Penn

President · Mobility123

Safe Living Specialist, CAPS

Aging in Place Caps Safe Living Independent Living Accessible Construction

Tammy Schirle

Associate Professor of Economics · Wilfrid Laurier University

Associate Professor of Economics & Director of the Laurier Centre for Economic Research and Policy Analysis

Applied Econometrics Economics of Gender Economics of Aging Public economics Labour Economics

Robynn Cox

Assistant Professor of Social Work · USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work

Dr. Cox focuses on understanding the social and economic consequences of mass incarceration.

Consequences of Mass Incarceration Mass Incarceration Social Inequality Social Work Education Social Work

Mr. Mark Brandon, OAM.

Chief Policy and Regulatory Officer · Estia Health

Mark is an internationally recognised thought leader and expert on strategy,

Leadership Development Management Business Strategy Policy Quality and Education in Aged Care

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

Bruno Takahashi

Associate Professor · Michigan State University

Bruno Takahashi's research interests include media coverage of environmental affairs and the links between media and policy.

Risk Communication Environment Journalism Environmental Communication Science Communication Environmental Behaviors

Irving Rappaport

Corporate Advisory Board · InventionShare

Entrepreneur, patent attorney, licensing executive and inventor. Irving headed Intellectual Property (IP) for 5 Fortune 500 companies.

Entrepreneur Patent Attorney Internet Telephony Plasma and LCD TVs Software

John S. Wilson, M.D., Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering and Pauley Heart Center | B.S. Engineering, Baylor University | M.D., UT Southwestern Medical Center | Ph.D. Biomedical Engineering, Yale University · VCU College of Engineering

Cardiovascular Mechanics & Imaging Lab: developing MRI quantification of patient-specific mechanics for improved cardiovascular diagnostics

Cardiovascular Biomechanics Aortic Aneurysms & Dissections Cardiovascular MRI Growth & Remodeling

Kim Goodman

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

Clinical Associate Professor focused on adults, healthy aging, and behavioral health.

Social Work Education Adults and Healthy Aging Mental Health Counseling Cancer and Women Oncology