Keith C. Ferdinand, MD

Professor, Gerald S. Berenson Endowed Chair in Preventive Cardiology · Tulane University

Dr. Ferdinand focuses on cardiac risk factor evaluation and control, including communities of racial and ethnic minorities.

COVID-10 (Coronavirus) Nuclear Cardiology Hypertension Cardiology Hyperlipidemia

Linda Pescatello, Ph.D., FACSM, FAHA

Distinguished Professor of Kinesiology · University of Connecticut

Dr. Pescatello specializes in exercise prescription for health benefit

Blood Pressure Cardiovascular Disease Complementary and Alternative Exercise Exercise Genomics Exercise Prescription

Paul Whelton, MD

Show Chwan Endowed Professor · Tulane University

Expert in high blood pressure, cardiovascular and renal diseases

Global Cardiovascular Health Hypertension Clinical Trials Policy Hypertension guidelines Prevention of Cardiovascular and Renal Disease

Sarah Pressman

Associate Professor, Psychology & Social Behavior · UC Irvine

Dr. Pressman's research focuses on the interplay of emotions, social relationships, and health, with a focus on physiological processes.

Social Relationships and Health Emotion and Emotion Regulation Stress and Coping Mental Health & Wellness Physiological Measurement

Kelly Strutz

Assistant Professor · Michigan State University

Kelly Strutz's research interests center on pregnancy as a critical period for understanding women’s and infants’ health.

Program Evaluation Epidemiology Communication Study Conception and Design Data Management and Analysis

Sandra Weiss, MD, FACC

Interventional Cardiologist, Medical Director CardiacIntensive Care Unit · ChristianaCare

Sandra Weiss is an interventional cardiologist, with a special interest in both coronary and peripheral interventions.

Mechanical Circulatory Support Peripheral Vascular Intervention General Cardiology Interventional Cardiology Cardiac Hemodynamics and Shock

Abigail Larson

Associate Professor of Kinesiology · Southern Utah University

Specializing in bioenergetics and sports nutrition, advanced exercise prescription, and cardiovascular disease

Sport Rock Climbing Bioactivity Bioenergetics and Sports Nutrition Advanced Exercise Prescription Sports Conditioning

Tyan Parker Dominguez

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

Health care systems expert, focusing on persistent racial/ethnic disparities in infant mortality, pre-term delivery, and low birthweight

Inpatient and outpatient medical settings Community mental health clinics

C. Michael White, Pharm.D., FCP, FCCP

Head and Distinguished Professor, Department of Pharmacy Practice · University of Connecticut

Dr. White’s research interests are in drug, dietary supplement, and illicit drug safety, quality, and cost

Diet CBD Drug Costs Dietary Supplements Cardiovascular Drugs

Annie T. Ginty, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Psychology & Neuroscience · Baylor University

An expert in neuroimaging, psychophysiological, neuroendocrine, and epidemiological methods.

Health Psychology Psychological Stress The Nervous System Epidemiological Methods Neuroimaging

Dr James Brown

Visiting Professor in Biomedical Science · Aston University

Dr Brown is a Visiting Professor in Biomedical Science and a researcher into obesity, diabetes and healthy ageing.

Breast Cancer Exercise in PCOS Healthy Ageing Type 2 Diabetes in Young Adults Type 2 Diabetes in Older Adults

Caio Sousa

Assistant Professor of Health and Human Sciences · Loyola Marymount University

Seaver College of Science and Engineering

Exercise Sciences Aerobic Exercise Aging and Chronic Disease Exercise Physiology Endurance Sports

Larisa Cavallari

Professor · University of Florida

Larisa Cavallari's research involves discovery and clinical translation of genetic variants related to drug response.

Pharmacogenomics Precision Medicine

Ray A. Blackwell, M.D., M.J.

Chief of Cardiac Surgery · ChristianaCare

Ray Blackwell is Chief of Cardiac Surgery and is also the W. Samuel Carpenter, III, Distinguished Chair of Cardiovascular Surgery.

Adult Cardiac Surgery Surgical Resynchronization Therapy ECMO (Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation) Cardiac Surgery Left Ventricular Assist Device (LVAD)

Mimi Ito

Professor in Residence Informatics · UC Irvine

Mizuko Ito is a cultural anthropologist of technology use, focusing on children and youth's changing relationships to media.

Media and Communications Anthropology Children/Video Games Technology

Kathleen Becker

Clinical Associate Professor Dept. of Nursing at the School of Social Work · USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work

Nursing expert, focusing on community-public health

Social Determinants of Health Nurse Practitioner Education Collaborative Nursing Practice Health Equity Health and Wellness

Omer Inan

Associate Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering · Georgia Tech - COE

Omer Inan's research focuses on non-invasive physiologic monitoring for human health and performance.

Medical Instrumentation Home Monitoring of Chronic Disease Medical Devices for Clinically-Relevant Applications Sports Medicine Non-invasive Physiological Monitoring

Allen Cornelius, PhD

Faculty Research Specialist - Clinical Psychology · Fielding Graduate University

Using humor to teach research and counseling skills

Research Methods Statistics Sport Psychology and Performance Enhancement Youth Development and Performance Enhancement Youth Development Through Sport

Rebecca Pearl

Assistant Professor · University of Florida

Rebecca Pearl conducts research on health and appearance-based stigma, body image, eating disorders and obesity.

Stigma Eating Disorders Body Image Obesity

Eric Gato

Assistant Professor · Georgia Southern University

Professor Gato focuses on diabetes, environmental chemistry and toxicology to examine exposure to environmental contaminants

Diabetes Environmental Toxicology Biochemistry Environmental Chemistry Environmental Contaminants