Miguel McInnis

Managing Director · McInnis & Associates Consulting, LLC

A Seasoned Health Care Executive and Strategist on Health Care Access for Poor and Underserved Populations

Community Based Primary Care Access Planning Role of State Government in Incubating Health Care Access The Role of Public-Private Partnerships in Supporting Health Care Access

Dr. Lee Hamm

Dean, Tulane University School of Medicine · Tulane University

Dr. Hamm is an expert on kidney diseases and hypertension

Hypertension Nephrology

Martha Tingen, PhD

Associate Director, Cancer Prevention, Control and Population Health · Augusta University

Tingen is a behavioral nurse scientist targeting the impact of COVID-19 on those who smoke or vape.

Coronavirus Pediatric Research in Prevention Community-Based Prevention Cancer Prevention and Control Tobacco Control

Philip Gorelick

Professor of Translational Science and Molecular Medicine · Michigan State University

Expert in stroke prevention and risk factor identification.

Vascular Dementia Rehabilitation Neurology Stroke Prevention

Melina Kibbe

Colin G. Thomas, Jr., MD Distinguished Professor · UNC-Chapel Hill

Dr. Kibbe’s expertise is in open and endovascular surgery and in novel therapies to treat cardiovascular disease

Mentorship and Career Development Gender Inclusion Sex Bias Biomedical Engineering Nanotechnology

Dr Raj Badhan

Lecturer in Pharmacokinetics · Aston University

Dr Badhan's interest is in applying clinical pharmacokinetics to challenging pre-clinical scenarios and clinical patient groups scenarios.

Opioid Abuse Pregnancy Mental Health Population Pharmacokinetics Pharmacokinetics

Zahra Keshavarz Motamed

Assistant Professor · McMaster University, Department of Mechanical Engineering

Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, McMaster University

Translational & basic cardiovascular mechanics Biomechanics Fluid Mechanics Solid Mechanics Medical Imaging

Andrew Devitt

Professor, School of Biosciences · Aston University

Professor Devitt's research over 20 years has focused on the innate immune system and its role in protection and tissue repair.

Extracellular Vesicles Intercellular Adhesion Molecules Macrophages Apoptosis Phagocytes

Gerry Brunk

Managing Director · Lumira Ventures

Gerry Brunk is a venture capital investor with expertise in biotechnology, medical devices, start-ups and corporate strategy.

Business Strategy Medical Devices Pharmaceutical Industry Drug Development Commercialization

Kam Dahlquist

Chair and Professor of Biology · Loyola Marymount University

Seaver College of Science and Engineering

Molecular Biology Science Bioinformatics Genomics Computational Biology

Kathleen Woodruff

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

Clinical Associate Professor Focused on Nursing with specialty in adult primary care and infectious disease.

Management Pathophysiology Nursing Social Work Social Work Education

Dr Maria Maynard

Reader in Public Health Nutrition · Leeds Beckett University

Expertise in the health & diets of minority ethnic & migrant communities - exploring nutrition-related inequalities, obesity & diabetes.

Communities Obesity Nutrition Migrant Health Diet and Inequality

Hanne M. Hoffmann

Assistant Professor, animal science; Expert in neuroendocrinology · Michigan State University

Dr. Hoffmann’s research program is focused on how light changes your well being, motivation, fertility and pregnancy success.

Light Contamination Impact of Light on Physiology Development Molecular Biology Preterm Labor

Annabelle Rodriguez-Oquendo, M.D.

Visiting Associate Professor of Cell Biology and Recipient of Linda and David Roth Chair in Cardiovascular Research · University of Connecticut

Cardiovascular researcher, focusing on genetics and vascular biology

The genetic link between healthy HDL cholesterol, heart disease, and infertility

Heather Tarleton

Associate Dean for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion & Professor of Health and Human Sciences · Loyola Marymount University

Seaver College of Science and Engineering

Cancer Epidemiology Cancer Survivorship Gynecologic Cancers Minority Health

Sam Cykert, M.D.

Professor of Medicine & Clinician and Researcher, Associate Director of Medical Education for NC AHEC Program, & Clinical Director of the NC Regional Extension Center for Health Information Technology · UNC at Chapel Hill

Dr. Cykert's research career has an emphasis on access to care, resolution of health disparities, and primary care practice improvement

Access to Care Resolution of Health Disparities Primary Care Practice Improvement Racial Disparities in Primary Care Lung Cancer

Kurt Ribisl, Ph.D.

Program Leader, Cancer Prevention and Control Program; Co-Director, Cancer Control Education Program; Professor, Health Behavior, Cancer Prevention and Control · UNC at Chapel Hill

Kurt Ribisl’s primary research interest is improving the reach of population-level efforts to reduce tobacco use, with emphasis on policy.

Tobacco Regulatory Science Public Health Community Outreach Global Health Qualitative Research

Janice Kiecolt-Glaser

Professor of Psychiatry and Psychology, Director of the Institute for Behavioral Medicine Research | College of Medicine · The Ohio State University

Medical expert focused on the impacts of stress on metabolic response.

Psychoneuroimmunology Behavioral immunology Close relationships, inflammation, and health Stress and inflammation in cancer survivors Behavioral influences on metabolism following high-fat meals