Keith C. Ferdinand, MD

Professor, Gerald S. Berenson Endowed Chair in Preventive Cardiology · Tulane University

Dr. Ferdinand focuses on cardiac risk factor evaluation and control, including communities of racial and ethnic minorities.

COVID-10 (Coronavirus) Nuclear Cardiology Hypertension Cardiology Hyperlipidemia

Frank M. LaFerla

Chancellor’s Professor and Dean · UC Irvine

Frank M. LaFerla,Ph.D.,is the dean of the UCI School of Biological Sciences.His research focuses on the pathogenesis of Alzheimer’s Disease.

Learning and Memory Alzheimer's Disease Molecular Biology Neurodegenerative disorders

Dr. Alan Barbour

Professor of Medicine-Infectious Diseases · UC Irvine

For more than 30 years Alan Barbour has been studying infectious diseases, and is a world-leading expert on Lyme disease.

Evolutionary Biology Microbiology Infectious Disease Medicine Molecular Genetics

Joshua Grill

Director of the Institute for Memory Impairments and Nerological Disorders at UCI · UC Irvine

Joshua Grill directs a major Alzheimer's disease research institute helps lead the national strategy for AD clinical trial recruitment.

Neuroscience Clinical Trials Alzheimer’s Disease Neurodegenerative disorders Recruitment and Retention

Gary Firestein

Director, Altman Clinical and Translational Research Institute · UC San Diego

Dr. Gary Firestein's research interests focuses on the pathogenesis and treatment of rheumatoid arthritis.

Biomarkers Metalloproteinase and Cytokine Gene Regulation Epigenetics Rheumatic Diseases Rheumatoid Arthritis

Monica Embers

Assistant Professor, Division of Bateriology and Parasitology · Tulane University

Professor Embers specializes in Lyme disease.

Cell Culture Antibiotic Resistance Lyme Disease Research Lyme Disease Antibiotics

David Vaillancourt

Professor · University of Florida

David Vaillancourt’s studies how the brain regulates voluntary and involuntary movement with a specific focus on motor disorders.

Structural and Functional Imaging in Rodents and Humans Rehabilitative, Surgical and Pharmacological Interventions for Motor Disorders Cortical Oscillations that Underlie Voluntary and Involuntary Movement Neuroscience and the Brain Progression Markers of Parkinson’s Disease

Justin Martello, M.D.

Parkinson's and Movement Disorders Director · ChristianaCare

Dr. Martello, Delaware's only Parkinson's and movement disorders specialist, has established a comprehensive Parkinson's disease program.

Quality Improvement Parkinson's Disease Neurology Movement Disorders

Melissa Armstrong

M.D./Associate Professor · University of Florida

Dr. Melissa Armstrong's research focuses on the lived experiences of individuals with Lewy body dementia and their caregivers.

Dementia and End of Life Corticobasal Syndrome Parkinson Disease Lewy Body Dementia Atypical Parkinsonism

Jeff Karp

Professor · Brigham and Women's Hospital - Harvard Medical School

Dr. Jeff Karp is a leading researcher in the fields of drug delivery, medical devices, stem cell therapeutics, and tissue adhesives.

Biomaterials Stem Cell Therapeutics Drug Delivery Medical Devices Biomedical Engineering

Charles H. Hennekens, M.D., Dr.PH

Sir Richard Doll Professor · Florida Atlantic University

Charles Hennekens is the first Sir Richard Doll Professor and senior academic advisor.

Cardiovascular Disease Strengths and Limitations of Descriptive and Analytic Studies Prevention and Treatment of Chronic and Acute Diseases Preventive and Internal Medicine Epidemiology

Richard Boucher, M.D.

Kenan Professor of Medicine & Director, Marsico Lung Institute · UNC at Chapel Hill

Richard C. Boucher, MD is an expert in cystic fibrosis, asthma, airway diseases.

Cystic Fibrosis Pulmonary Diseases Gene Therapy Respiratory Mucosa

Professor Adam Finn

Professor of Paediatrics · University of Bristol

Addressing infectious diseases and immunology with a core specialism in children's vaccines

Development of Vaccines Immunology Infectious Diseases Vaccines

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

Joshua Voss, Ph.D.

Associate Research Professor · Florida Atlantic University

Joshua Voss' areas of interest include coral reef ecology, coral health and disease, molecular ecology, marine conservation and management.

Coral Health and Disease Coral Reef Ecosystems Marine Conservation Molecular Ecology Coral Reef Ecology

Dr Ellen Brooks-Pollock

Senior Lecturer in Veterinary Public Health · University of Bristol

Investigating the transmission and control of infectious diseases

Infectious Diseases Reproduction Number Infectious Disease Modelling Social Contact Networks Mathematical Modelling

Christopher Watts

Marilyn & Morgan Davies Dean, Harris College of Nursing & Health Sciences; Professor of Communication Sciences & Disorders · Texas Christian University

Christopher Watts researches laryngeal function in voice and swallowing, including voice, dysphagia, and neurological disorders.

Voice Disorders Parkinson's Neurological Disorders Laryngeal Function Dysphagia

Dr James Brown

Visiting Professor in Biomedical Science · Aston University

Dr Brown is a Visiting Professor in Biomedical Science and a researcher into obesity, diabetes and healthy ageing.

Breast Cancer Exercise in PCOS Healthy Ageing Type 2 Diabetes in Young Adults Type 2 Diabetes in Older Adults

Carla Bittel

Professor of History · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

History of Medicine and Science Gender Issues History of Women's Health Nineteenth-Century U.S. History

Dr. Sima Salahshor

Adjunct Professor · University of Toronto, Faculty of Medicine

Health Innovation Advisory and Program Design & Management

Pain Management Research Oncology Medical Genetics Health Technologies Health Innovation