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

Deborah Chyun, Ph.D.

Dean and Professor · University of Connecticut

Dean Chyun is an expert in the field of cardiovascular disease and diabetes.

Diabetes Cardiovascular Disease Nursing

Charles H. Hennekens, M.D., Dr.PH

Sir Richard Doll Professor · Florida Atlantic University

Charles Hennekens is the first Sir Richard Doll Professor and senior academic advisor.

Cardiovascular Disease Strengths and Limitations of Descriptive and Analytic Studies Prevention and Treatment of Chronic and Acute Diseases Preventive and Internal Medicine Epidemiology

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

Christine Williams, D.N.Sc.

Professor Emeritus · Florida Atlantic University

Dr. Williams' expertise is in geropsychiatric nursing. Her research focuses on people living with memory problems and their family members.

Scientific Writing PhD Program Administration Marital Relationships in Couples Affected by Dementia Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementias Aging and Mental Health

Mark Plunkett

MD · OSF

Professor at The Hospital of Illinois and the University of Illinois College of Medicine. MD at OSF specializing in Thoracic Procedures.

Pulmonary Diseases Thoracic Procedures Vascular Disease

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

Sidney Smith, M.D

Professor, Department of Medicine · UNC at Chapel Hill

Dr. Sidney Smith is an expert on interventional cardiology, coronary angioplasty, coronary heart disease, and preventive cardiology.

Internal Medicine Heart Disease Stroke Prevention Cardiology

Zubair Karim, PhD

Assistant Professor, Department of Interdisciplinary Health Sciences · Augusta University

Karim researches signaling and the SNARE secretory machinery in platelets to understand their contribution to health and disease.

Smoking and Cardiovascular Disease Thrombosis Hemostasis Platelet Exocytosis and Signaling E-cigarettes

Alison Stuebe, M.D, M.Sc.

Assistant Professor, Gillings School of Global Public Health · UNC at Chapel Hill

Assistant Professor, Maternal and Child Health & Obstetrics and Gynecology

Obstetrics & Gynecology Lactation Consultation Post Partum Depression Breastfeeding Maternal Child Health

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.

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

Joseph Katz

Professor · University of Florida

Joseph Katz bridges the gap between medicine and dentistry by teaching, conducting clinical research and participating in patient care.

Oral Cancer Dentistry Oral Manifestation of COVID-19 Oral Medicine Oral Systemic Connection

Mark DeBeliso

Professor of Kinesiology · Southern Utah University

Focuses on sports medicine and athletic performance and the physiological effects of exercise

Sport Science Research Common Injuries in Athletics Stress Reduction for University Students College Sports Medicine Human Performance

Jeff Karp

Professor · Brigham and Women's Hospital - Harvard Medical School

Dr. Jeff Karp is a leading researcher in the fields of drug delivery, medical devices, stem cell therapeutics, and tissue adhesives.

Biomaterials Stem Cell Therapeutics Drug Delivery Medical Devices Biomedical Engineering

Benita Walton-Moss

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

Nursing expert and practitioner, specializing in advanced health assessment across the lifespan, especially for vulnerable populations

Healthcare of Vulnerable Populations Family Health Health Care Administration Health Information Technology

Lisa Platt

Assistant Professor · University of Florida

Lisa Platt’s research focuses on using artificial intelligence and dynamic modeling to evaluate designs that reduce risks to human health.

Systems Design for Public Health Prevention Through Design Human Factors Safety Climate Change Interior Design

Ludmila De Faria

Associate Professor · University of Florida

Dr. Ludmila De Faria specializes in increasing access and decreasing mental health disparities among minorities and underrepresented groups.

Anxiety Disorders Women's Mental Health College Mental Health Diversity and Health Equity Gender Affirming Psychiatry

Arin Brahma, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Information Systems and Business Analytics, College of Business Administration · Loyola Marymount University

Information Technology Management Strategies Ecommerce Web Development Enterprise Software

LeRoi Hicks, M.D., MPH

Chief Medical Officer of Wilmington Hospital and Physician Leader of iREACH · ChristianaCare

Dr. Hicks is the recipient of numerous clinical and research awards and is nationally known for his research on health care disparities.

Social Determinants of Health/Health Disparities Medicine Chronic Disease Internal Medicine Health Equity