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 of a large trial to compare sinus surgery and medical treatment for patients with chronic sinusitis.

Loss of Smell Smell Disorders Rhinology Olfactology Taste Disorders

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

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

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

Tim Bowers, MS, CIC, CPHQ

Vice President of Clinical Effectiveness · ChristianaCare

Tim Bowers is the vice president of Clinical Effectiveness at ChristianaCare, and leads efforts to prevent infections in patients.

Flu Prevention Clinical Effectiveness Infection Prevention COVID-19 prevention

Professor Stephan Lewandowsky

Professor in Cognitive Science · University of Bristol

Leading voice on misinformation, fake news and propaganda

Online Information Climate Change Belief Misinformation Propaganda Fake News

Professor Mark Fielder

Professor of Medical Microbiology · Kingston University

His work explores the nature of viruses, antimicrobial resistance, and public perceptions of vaccines and antibiotics.

Animal-Human Disease Transfer Vaccines Viruses Microbiology Antibiotics

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

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

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

Jose Vazquez

Infectious Diseases · Augusta University

Dr. Jose Vazquez studies and treats infectious diseases, including COVID-19, antibiotic-resistant superbugs and fungal infections.

Coronavirus Translational Medicine in Infectious Diseases Drug-Resistant Infections (CREs, KPCs) Infectious Disease Clinical Trials Antimicrobials and Antifungals

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

Mia Papas, MS, Ph.D

Director of the Institute for Research on Equity and Community Health · ChristianaCare

Dr. Papas utilizes real-world evidence to accelerate the process of moving research into practice to improve health for all.

Epidemiology Health Equity Disease Prevention Translational Research Population Health

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

Marci Lynn Drees, M.D., MS

Chief Infection Prevention Officer and Hospital Epidemiologist · ChristianaCare

Marci Drees, M.D., MS, FACP, DTMH, is highly sought after national expert on infectious disease and vaccines.

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Influenza (Flu) Healthcare-associated Infections Vaccines Mass Vaccination

Professor Viren Swami

Professor of Social Psychology · Anglia Ruskin University

His research focuses on the psychology of body image, human appearance, and attraction in relationships.

Impact of Nature on Healthy Living Tattoos Body Image Psychology of Attraction Relationships