Krzysztof “Krys” Cios, Ph.D., D.Sc., M.B.A.

Professor, Department of Computer Science · VCU College of Engineering

Research in data mining, machine learning and biomedical informatics.

Data Science Data Mining Machine Learning Computational Neuroscience Biomedical Informatics

Joseph Katz

Professor · University of Florida

Joseph Katz bridges the gap between medicine and dentistry by teaching, conducting clinical research and participating in patient care.

Oral Cancer Dentistry Oral Manifestation of COVID-19 Oral Medicine Oral Systemic Connection

David Steffens, M.D., M.H.S.

Professor and Chair, Psychiatry · University of Connecticut School of Medicine

Dr. Steffens' research focuses on late-life mood and cognitive disorders.

Dementia Late-Life Depression

Joseph Earley

Associate Professor Emeritus of Economics · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Public Health Econometrics Applied Statistics Multiple Regression Analysis Data Dispersion

Turner Goins

Professor · Western Carolina University

Turner Goins is a nationally known specialist in American Indian aging issues.

Public Health American Indian Aging Issues Gerontology

Sara Urowitz, MSW, PhD

Director, Research and Innovation; Acting Lead, Regional Integration · 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

Bree E. Holtz, PhD

Assistant Professor of Advertising and Public Relations · Michigan State University

Expert in information communication technologies (EMRs, telehealth, mobile health, etc.) and public relations

Mobile Health (mhealth) Telemedicine Public Relations Telehealth Electrical Medical Records

S. Megan Berthold, Ph.D., LCSW

Associate Professor and Director of Field Education · University of Connecticut School of Social Work

Prof. Berthold's clinical and research expertise is with refugee and asylum seeking survivors of torture and the Cambodian genocide.

Trauma and Recovery refugees and asylum seekers vicarious trauma and resilience human rights approach to social work co-ocurring health and mental health conditions post torture and genocide

William Hart-Davidson

Associate Dean of Graduate Education in the College of Arts & Letters · Michigan State University

An expert in digital learning and writing environments, including the classroom, workplace, and social networking.

Writing Environments Composition Rhetoric Digital Learning

David Winchester

Associate Professor · University of Florida

Dr. David Winchester practices general cardiology with a focus on noninvasive imaging.

Health Policy and Advocacy Overuse of Tests Cardiac CT scans Cardiac Stress Tests Echocardiogaphy

Gabrina Pounds

Honorary Research Fellow · University of East Anglia

Her specialist area is the expression of attitude, emotion and empathy among professionals in mainly public service roles.

Person-Centred Communications Expression of Attitude Human Communication Skills Empathy Emotion

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

Christy Ledford, PhD

Professor in the Department of Family Medicine · Augusta University

A leading expert in health and strategic communication

Corportate Communication Health and Strategic Communication Medical Journalism Technical Communication

Professor Charlie Foster

Reader in Physical Activity and Public Health · University of Bristol

Improving public health through physical exercise, sports and outdoor activities

Mental Health Public Health Health Physical Activity Exercise

Erdem Topsakal, Ph.D.

Interim Senior Associate Dean, College of Engineering · VCU College of Engineering

Erdem Topsakal received multiple degrees in electronics and communication engineering from Istanbul Technical University, Istanbul

Microwave Early Cancer Detection and Monitoring Microwave Hyperthermia and Ablation Wireless Medical Telemetry (Implantable and Body-centric) and E-Health Medical Applications of Microfluidics (Microfluidic Antennas and Sensors) Novel Microwave Antennas and Arrays

Pat Rae

Managing Director · Pat Rae Personal Training

Experienced and down to earth speaker that connects to his audience leading them on a journey towards a fitter, stronger and healthier perso

Healthy Living Weight Loss Stress Relief

Penny Gordon-Larsen, Ph.D.

Professor of Nutrition, Gillings School of Global Public Health · UNC at Chapel Hill

Penny Gordon-Larsen’s NIH-funded research portfolio focuses on individual-, household-, and community-level susceptibility to obesity.

Public Health Obesity Epidemiology Statistics Program Evaluation

David Pride

Associate Professor of Pathology · UC San Diego

Our laboratory focuses on the role that microbial communities play in human homeostasis, health and disease.

Coronavirus COVID-19 Testing Pathology Infectious Disease COVID-19

Rebecca Crawford

Professor Emeritus of Chemistry & Biochemistry · Loyola Marymount University

Biochemistry Medicinal Chemistry Chemistry Food Chemistry Pharmacology

Yenisel Cruz-Almeida

Associate Professor/Associate Director · University of Florida

Yenisel Cruz-Almeida's research is focused on understanding age-related pain perception and pain management.

Chronic Pain Translational Pain Research Pain Pain related to age