Corinne Kyriacou

Associate Professor of Health Professions · Hofstra University

Dr. Kyriacou studies public health challenges for the chronically ill. She was the Master of Public Health Program's founding director.

Health Care System Organization, Financing, Delivery and Reform Health and Aging Policy Public Health Leadership Planning, Implementation and Evaluation of Community Health Programs Integrated Care

Donna Lister

Chair of the Department of Nursing · Southern Utah University

Specializing in nursing education and educational processes, rural health and current issues in nursing and health care.

Nursing and Health Care Long Term Health Care Historical Evolution of Nursing Coping with Acute and Chronic Illness Legal, Ethical and Moral Isssues in Health Care

Daniel Holland, Ph.D., M.P.H.

Doctoral Faculty - Clinical Psychology · Fielding Graduate University

Disability rights in transitioning parts of the world; health care policy; neuropsychology; rehabilitation psychology

Clinical Neuropsychology Biological Bases of Behavior Clinical Health Psychology Rehabilitation Psychology Disability Rights

Michelle Lobchuk

Associate Professor · Rady Faculty of Health Sciences, College of Nursing, University of Manitoba

Empathic understanding of our partners in care - Family Carers in Canada

Empathy Perceptual understanding Video-feedback Caregiving Family Caregiving

Shinyi Wu

Associate Professor of Social Work and Industrial & Systems Engineering · USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work

Dr. Wu is a distinguished researcher who takes an engineering approach to research that spans many social work applications.

Health Systems Health Care Disparity Reduction Healthcare Health Mental Health

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

Debra Bendell Estroff, PhD

Doctoral Faculty - Clinical Psychology · Fielding Graduate University

Developmental issues associated with aspects of anxiety and depression; chronic illness and emotional regulation.

Developmental Psychology Child Clinical Psychology Research Design Psychopathology Psychology Pain Management

Sara Urowitz, MSW PhD

Director, Research & Innovation · Canadian Partnership Against Cancer

Cancer research and health policy expert, working to redefine cancer care in Canada

Cancer Research Research Funding Health Policy Hospital & Health Care Informatics

Maria Aranda

Executive Director of the USC Edward R. Roybal Institute Associate Professor of Social Work · USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work

Research interests address interplay between chronic illness, social resources & psychological well-being in low-income minority populations

Aging Alzheimer's Disease Dementia Caregiving Family Caregiving

Natalie Moser

Director of the MSU Psychological Clinic · Michigan State University

Natalie Moser directs the MSU Psychological Clinic and specializes in pediatric psychology, child anxiety and parent consultation.

Mental Health Bullying Pediatric Psychology Parenting Child Anxiety

Prof. Trisha Dunning

Vice President · International Diabetes Federation

Professor Dunning's work focuses on diabetes and older people, palliative and end of life care, the needs of family carers and medicines

Diabetes Palliative Care End of Life Care Caregivers Health Education

Dr. David Chaney

Assistant Director for Local Impact · Diabetes UK

Expert in Diabetic Care, Chronic Illness, and Patient Education. Appointed as the Assistant Director for Local Impact at Diabetes UK.

Patient Education Diabetes Care Chronic Illness

Dawn Joosten-Hagye

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

Dr. Joosten-Hagye specializes in working with older and disabled adults with behavioral health, chronic health & life threatening illnesses

Interprofessional education and collaboration Older Adults Chronic Illness Social Work Social Work Education

Kate Murzin

Health Programs Specialist · Canadian Working Group on HIV and Rehabilitation

Kate's aims to build and nurture collaborative working relationships between the HIV, aging and/or chronic illness sectors.

Hiv / Aids Aging Chronic Illness Sectors Aging with HIV Health Promotion Program Planning

Claire Wheeler

Instructor · Portland State University

Experienced, energetic speaker who builds organizational success through the well-being of its members

Stress Management Optimal Performance Weight Management

Shazhan Amed

Associate Editor · Diabetes Canada

Dr. Shazhan Amed is a pediatric doctor at the BC Children's Hospital and Associate Editor at the Canadian Journal of Diabetes.

Diabetes Pediatrics Obesity Chronic Disease Prevention Chronic Illness in Children

Joan Read, PhD

Doctoral Faculty - Clinical Psychology · Fielding Graduate University

Doctoral Faculty in the School of Psychology

Physiology of Behavior Cognition and Affect Cancer Survivorship Pharmacology of Diverse and Vulnerable Populations Depression

Soania Mathur

Physician · Designing A Cure Inc

Inspiring and empowering people challenged with chronic disease to live fulfilling lives.

Young Onset Parkinson's Disease Optimism Chronic Illness Children Coping With Chronic Illness in the Family Living Well With Parkinson's

Michael Ballard

President & CEO · Resiliency for Life

I help people gain the insight to be inspired, key skills to manage and lead, and an easy to understand process to create success.

Resiliency Self-Leadership Stress Mental Health Productivity

Bruce Compas

Patricia and Rodes Hart Professor of Psychology and Human Development, Professor of Pediatrics, Co-Director of Clinical Psychology Training, and Director of Psychology at the Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center · Vanderbilt University

An expert on how stress affects the physical and mental health of children and families, and the power of coping and preventative measures.

Neurocognitive Deficits Depression Stress Coping and Resilience Huntington Disease Childhood Cancer Survivorship