Justin O'Grady

Associate Professor in Medical Microbiology · University of East Anglia

His research is into the rapid detection of infections, particularly respiratory infections such as Tuberculosis and Pneumonia.

Detection of Pneumonia Respiratory Infections Microbiology Medical Microbiology Detection of Tuberculosis

Carl Philpott

Professor of Rhinology & Olfactology · University of East Anglia

He is the chief investigator for a long-term patient trial to treat chronic sinusitis and to avoid major sinus surgery.

Loss of Smell Smell Disorders Rhinology Olfactology Taste Disorders

Ralph Baric, Ph.D.

Professor, Department of Epidemiology · UNC-Chapel Hill

Dr. Ralph Baric performs research using coronaviruses as models to study the genetics of RNA viruses.

Microbiology Virology Immunology Epidemiology Coronaviruses

Jack Lipton

Chair and Professor of Translational Neuroscience · Michigan State University

Jack Lipton is an expert in the areas of neural transplantation therapies, and experimental therapeutics for Parkinson’s Disease.

Stereotaxic Surgery Western Blot Pharmacokinetic Studies of Investigational Drugs Gene Therapy Neural Transplantation Therapies

Lizheng Shi

Endowed Regents Professor and vice chair of health policy and management · Tulane University

Lizheng Shi is an expert in health technology assessment, economics and policy, and for COVID-19.

Coronavirus Health Policy health technology assessment Health Economics COVID-19

James C. Kaufman, Ph.D.

Professor · University of Connecticut

Dr. Kaufman's research focuses on creativity and educational psychology.

Creativity and Personality Creativity and Equity Creativity and Meaning Creativity and Positive Psychology

Roxane Cohen Silver

Professor of Psychological Science · UC Irvine

Roxane Cohen Silver studies stress and coping, especially the psychological and physical reactions to stressful life experiences.

Health Psychology Stress Traumatic Events Coping Social Psychology

Zach Jenkins

Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice & Clinical Specialist, Infectious Diseases · Cedarville University

Dr. Zach Jenkins is an infectious disease expert who loves educating others about superbugs, antibiotic therapy, and emergency preparedness.

Vaccines Superbugs Viruses COVID-19 Infectious Diseases

Henrik Christensen

Director, Contex Robotics Insitute · UC San Diego

Henrik Christensen is a national policy leader for the field of robotics and has testified before Congress on the subject.

Artificial Intelligence Human Robot Interaction Cognitive Robotics Robotics Autonomous Vehicles

Cato Laurencin, M.D., Ph.D.

Chief Executive Officer, Connecticut Convergence Institute · UConn Health

Dr. Laurencin is a world renowned engineer, physician and scientist who is known for pioneering the field of Regenerative Engineering.

Stem Cell Science and Technology Nanotechnology Polymeric Materials Science Tissue Engineering Regenerative Engineering

Michael J. Buchmeier

Professor of Medicine-Infectious Diseases · UC Irvine

Michael Buchmeier studies the pathogenesis and control of emerging viral infections, especially coronavirus, for more than 30 years.

Viral Pathogenesis Coronaviruses Viruses Arenaviruses Biology of RNA Viruses

Jeffrey Clemens

Associate Professor · UC San Diego

Specialties: Research on federal entitlement programs, health insurance, the minimum wage, and state/local government budgets.

Coronavirus Healthcare Capacity In The USA Unemployment Health Economics Economic Stimulus Plan

Dr. Joshua Denson

Assistant professor of medicine, Section of pulmonary, critical care and environmental medicine · Tulane University

Dr. Joshua Denson is a pulmonary and critical care medicine physician working in a medical ICU with critical COVID-19 patients.

Neuroscience Coronavirus Pulmonary & Critical Care COVID-19 ICU Outcomes

David Mushatt

Associate Professor of Medicine|Chief, Tulane Adult Infectious Diseases Section · Tulane University

Dr. Mushatt’s main research interest is HIV clinical trials. He also heads the Adult Infectious Diseases Section at the School of Medicine.

Coronavirus HIV Clinical Trials Adult Infectious Diseases COVID-19

Debra Furr-Holden

C.S. Mott Endowed Professor of Public Health · Michigan State University

Debra Furr-Holden is an epidemiologist with expertise in drug and alcohol dependence epidemiology and prevention science.

Health Equity Prevention Science Drug and Alcohol Dependence Epidemiology Public Health

Siobhan Gorman

Partner, Washington, D.C. · Brunswick Group

Siobhan Gorman concentrates on crisis, cybersecurity, public affairs, and media relations.

Cyber Security Cyberattacks National Security Litigation Media Relations

Greg Stewart, MD

W. Kennon McWilliams Professor of Sports Medicine; Chief, Section of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation; Associate Professor of Clinical Orthopaedic Surgery · Tulane University

Dr. Stewart specializes in sports medicine, physical medicine, rehab and age-related research of former NFL players and military veterans.

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Orthopedic Surgery Rehabilitation Sports Medicine Physical Medicine

Tom Smythe, Ph.D.

Expert in banking, markets, trade and mutual funds · Florida Gulf Coast University

Tom Smythe researches mutual fund performance and governance and looks for connections between global crisis and markets.

Trade and International Business Economic & Financial Data Economics and Behaviour Stock Market and Investments Stock Market and Investors

Angela Stuesse

Associate Professor · UNC-Chapel Hill

In light of the coronavirus pandemic, Stuesse can discuss immigrant labor and food chain workers – especially in the U.S. meat industry.

Immigration Immigrant labor Labor The South Immigrant

Rebecca Spencer

Associate Professor of Psychological and Brain Sciences · University of Massachusetts Amherst

Rebecca Spencer is one of the nation's leading researchers exploring the relationship between sleep and brain function.

Behavioral Neuroscience Sleep Memory and Learning Cognition Learning and Memory Sleep and Learning