Diane Finegood

Professor · Simon Fraser University

Expert in systems thinking & cross sector partnerships as approaches to solving complex problems including obesity and chronic disease

Health Research Research Ecosystem Public Private Partnerships Complex Systems Chronic Disease Prevention

Juan Andrade Laborde

Associate Professor · University of Florida

Juan Andrade Laborde develops sustainable strategies and technologies that can be used to deliver nutrition to vulnerable populations.

Food Aid Micronutrients Internatinal Development Human Nutrition Food Science and Technology

Jacqueline Ortiz, M.Phil

Vice President of Health Equity and Cultural Competence · ChristianaCare

Jacqueline Ortiz, M. Phil. is the vice president for Health Equity and Cultural Competence at ChristianaCare.

Health Equity Cultural Competence Language Services

Dr Simon Underdown

Reader in Biological Anthropology in the Human Origins and Paleo-Environments Research Group · Oxford Brookes University

He researches human evolution - examining ancient DNA to reconstruct past human and animal life.

Public Engagement in Science Human Evolution Anthropology Ancient DNA Genetics

Larry Payne

Instructor · Loyola Marymount University

Adam Little

Mentor | CBASE · LifeLearn, Inc.

Adam is a veterinarian and entrepreneur with a passion for applying his diverse experience towards tackling big problems.

Global Health Dogs Epidemiology Animal Nutrition Community Outreach

Syed A. Hashsham

Professor · Michigan State University

I am an environmental engineer engaged in addressing environmental and health issues using molecular biology, genomics, and microfluidics.

Bioremediation Antimicrobial Resistance Microbial Ecology Environmental Biotechnology Molecular Biology

David Stewart, Ph.D.

Professor Emeritus of Marketing, College of Business Administration · Loyola Marymount University

Marketing and Public Policy Marketing Strategy and Communication New Product Development

Jeff Levin, Ph.D.

University Professor of Epidemiology and Population Health · Baylor University

Dr. Levin’s current research and writing are focused on the historical and contemporary intersections of faith and medicine.

Coronavirus Social and Epidemiologic Research on Judaism and Population health Theories of Healing and the Work of Healers Role of Faith-Based Initiatives in Public Health and Healthcare Policy Religion and Health

Linda Pescatello, Ph.D., FACSM, FAHA

Distinguished Professor of Kinesiology · University of Connecticut

Dr. Pescatello specializes in exercise prescription for health benefit

Blood Pressure Cardiovascular Disease Complementary and Alternative Exercise Exercise Genomics Exercise Prescription

Sherry Pagoto, Ph.D.

Professor of Allied Health Sciences · University of Connecticut

Leveraging technology for health promotion and disease prevention

Health Behavior Sun Safety Skin Cancer Prevention Digital Health Social Media

Mary Anne Amalaradjou, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor · University of Connecticut

Mary Anne Amalaradjou is a microbiologist with laboratory work focused on food safety and gut health

Inflammation Microbiome Gut Health Probiotics Food Safety

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

Alicia Salvatore, DrPH, M.P.H.

Director of Community-Engaged Research · ChristianaCare

Alicia Salvatore is an expert in public health, health promotion, community-engaged research, and implementation science.

Food as Medicine Implementation Science Public Health Health Promotion Community-Engaged Research

Martha Paynter

Registered Nurse, President of the Board · Wellness Within

Access to abortion, prison abolition, criminalization and reproductive health

Health Services Management Feminist Health Advocacy Childbirth Breastfeeding Pain Management

Michael Roizen, MD

Chief Wellness Officer; Chair, Wellness Institute · Cleveland Clinic

Reveals how to stay fit, the right way to diet, and how to control your genes, choose the right supplements and keep the brain healthy

The Cleveland Clinic Experience in Bending the Cost Curve: How Social Media Has Buttressed Other Technologies Changing Health Caregiver Stress Top 12 Things You Can Do for Your Health Economics of Prevention

Loureen Smart Downes, Ph.D.

Expert in healthy lifestyle behaviors · Florida Gulf Coast University

Loureen Downes researches physical activity, nutrition and chronic disease prevention.

Lifestyle Medicine Nutrition Disease Prevention Type 2 diabetes and diabetes self-management education

Heather K. Vincent

Associate Professor · University of Florida

Heather K. Vincent works directly with patients on exercise and active lifestyles to prevent injury, disability and diseases like obesity.

Lifestyle Older Adults Disease Prevention Osteoarthritis Sports

Mia Papas, MS, Ph.D

Chief Scientific Officer · 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

Lee Fairbanks

Author · Pension Ponzi

Engaging, knowledgeable speaker on: government debt and pension reform; Creative writing; marketing & promotion; event management; diet

Public Sector Unions/Pensions Writing Non-Fiction Event Marketing Healthy Weight Loss Anti Smoking