Professor Claire Surr

Professor of Dementia Studies and Director of the Centre for Dementia Research · Leeds Beckett University

Her research addresses care and support for people living with dementia and those who care for them.

General Hospitals Social Care Patient Support Carers Dementia

Diane Bunn

Lecturer in Health Sciences · University of East Anglia

Her expertise is in hydration among older people – and especially those in care homes.

Hydration in the Older People Population Hydration Health Sciences

James Desborough

Associate Professor · University of East Anglia

His research explores medication adherence – how to support patients in sticking to their regular treatment and drug-taking routines.

Medication Adherence Chemical Sciences Clinical Pharmacy Pharmacy Therapeutics

Dr Ian Maidment

Reader, Pharmacy · Aston University

Dr Maidment is an experienced researcher, manager and clinician with a broad research background.

Community Pharmacy Dementia Pharmacology Mental Health Medication Management for Older People

Katherine Kortes-Miller

Assistant Professor, School of Social Work and Palliative Care Division Lead, Centre for Education and Research on Aging and Health (CERAH) · Lakehead University

An unconventional death educator and researcher with a passion for palliative care and improving end of life care for all

Gerontology Palliative Care End-Of-Life Care Interprofessional Education and Care LGBTQ

Dr Alexis Paton

Lecturer, Social Epidemiology and the Sociology of Health · Aston University

Dr Paton's research focuses on how sociology and medical ethics can improve healthcare services.

Health Inequalities Health Improvement Sociology of Health Bioethics Medical Ethics

Peter Lloyd-Sherlock

Professor of Social Policy and International Development · University of East Anglia

His research explores the lives of older people in developing countries – especially with regard to health, wellbeing and social protection.

Elderly Population Health and Wellbeing COVID-19 Ageing Social Protection

Simon Hammond

Lecturer in Education · University of East Anglia

His main work focuses on young people's use of digital technologies.

Digital Resilience Social Psychology Mental Health Use of Technology Psychology

Professor Kirsten Cater

Professor of Human-Computer Interaction · University of Bristol

Exploring the ethics and experiences of using highly sensory technology

Family Memories Big Data Gamification Augmented Reality Immersive Technology

Kim Gans, Ph.D., M.P.H.

Professor, Human Development & Family Studies · University of Connecticut

Dr. Gans research focuses on interventions in community-based settings with diverse populations.

Health literacy Obesity Prevention and Treatment Healthy eating/nutrition Physical Activity Dietary Assessment

Shirlee Sharkey

CEO · Saint Elizabeth

Health executive and social innovator

Home Care Home and Community Care Home Care Public Policy Healthcare and Seniors Healthcare Transformation

Lee Hooper

Reader · University of East Anglia

She plays a role in the World Health Organisation’s guidance group on nutrition – which provides global advice on healthy diet.

Nutrition Dietetics Hydration Dehydration in the Elderly Polyunsaturated Fats Intake

Leslie Ellis-Lang

Managing Director of Child and Youth Services · CARF International

Leslie Ellis-Lang, MSEd, LMFT, is a leader in services for children and youth with emphasis in both child welfare and behavioral health.

Child Behavioral Health Healthcare quality management Cultural Competency Family First Prevention Services Act Child Welfare

Dr. David Conn

Vice-President, Education ; Director, Centre for Education and Knowledge Exchange · Baycrest

An expert and author specializing in training psychiatric and behavioral problems encountered by medical and non-medical staff.

Geriatric Psychiatry Aging and Depression Geriatrics