Saad Bhamla

Assistant Professor, Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering · Georgia Tech - COE

The Bhamla Lab explores fundamental and applied research questions through the development of new experimental tools and techniques.

Materials and Nanotechnology Biotechnology Organismic Physics Global Health Complex Systems

Tara L. Sabo-Attwood

Associate Dean/Professor/Chair · University of Florida

Tara L. Sabo-Attwood's recent work has centered on understanding the connection between nature and wellness.

Green Space and Wellness Aquatic Toxicology Nanomaterials Global Health Environmental Toxicology

Jason West, Ph.D., M.Phil., M.S.

Assistant Professor, Environmental Sciences & Engineering · UNC at Chapel Hill

Dr. West is interested broadly in the problems of air pollution and climate change

Climate Change Air Pollution Environmental Decision Analysis Global Health The Environment

Myron Cohen, M.D.

Associate Vice Chancellor for Global Health; Yeargan-Bate Distinguished Professor of Medicine, Microbiology and Immunology, and Epidemiology; Chief, Division of Infectious Diseases & Director, Institute for Global Health & Infectious Diseases · UNC at Chapel Hill

Myron S. Cohen, MD is the J. Herbert Bate Distinguished Professor of Medicine, Microbiology and Immunology and Public Health.

Coronavirus Immunology Medicine Epidemiology Microbiology

Lawrence Palinkas

Albert G. and Frances Lomas Feldman Endowed Professorship in Social Policy and Health · USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work

Dr. Palinkas is an expert in the areas of preventive medicine, cross-cultural medicine and health services research

Implementation Science Disaster Mental Health Systems Preventive Medicine Medical Anthropology Global Health

Dr. Shariq Khoja

Founder & CEO · Tech4Life Enterprises

An innovator, researcher, and planner in global health for over 15 years.

Global Health Public Health Ehealth Epidemiology Program Evaluation

Dr. William E. Reichman

President and CEO · Baycrest

Overseeing one of the leading academic healthcare organizations specializing in complex specialized geriatric care and brain research.

Nutrition and the Aging Brain Mental Health and Aging Strategies for Remembering The Interactive Impact of Fitness and Brain Health Maintaining Autonomy: the Brain Fitness Movement

Barry Popkin, Ph.D.

W.R. Kenan Jr. Distinguished Professor, Department of Nutrition & Adjunct Professor, Department of Economics · UNC at Chapel Hill

Dr. Barry Popkin is an expert on global nutrition.

Nutrition Noncommunicable Diseases Global Health Obesity in the U.S. Public Health

Ruth McDermott-Levy, PhD

Associate Professor; Director of the Center for Global and Public Health | M. Louise Fitzpatrick College of Nursing · Villanova University

Dr. McDermott-Levy, PhD, MPH, RN is an expert in environmental health, global health, and public health nursing

Climate Change Immigrant Health Public Health Community & Public Health Nursing Epidemiology

John Lednicky

Research Professor · University of Florida

John Lednicky focuses on microbiology and molecular biology, various bacteria, fungi and viruses, including influenza and coronaviruses.

Airborne Transmission Zoonotic Diseases West Nile Virus Infectious Disease Airborne Disease

Robert Walker

Professor · University of Florida

Robert Walker is a human geographer with training in statistics and economics who studies land cover change processes.

Land Change The Amazon Latin American Studies Land Use Change Modeling Geospatial Analysis and Techniques

Mark Diana

Associate Professor & Chair · Tulane University

Mark Diana is a healthcare policy expert. His research has focused on the organizational impact of health information systems.

Healthcare Reform healthcare policy Affordable Care Act Obamacare Health Insurance

Jayashankar Swaminathan

GlaxoSmithKline Distinguished Professor of Operations, UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School · UNC-Chapel Hill

Jay Swaminathan is an internationally recognized thought leader in innovations in global operations and supply chain management.

Sustainability International Operations E-Commerce Retailing

David Koff

Chairman and Co-Founder · RealTime Medical

For the last 20 years, David Koff's research has centered on the electronic communication and workflow integration of medical images.

Medical Imaging Informatics Radiation Safety Chest Imaging Ultrasound Diagnostic

Matt Hitchings

Assistant Professor · University of Florida

Matt Hitchings researches the effectiveness of interventions against infectious disease, including COVID-19, influenza and dengue virus.

COVID-19 Infectious Disease Infectious Disease Epidemiology

Patrick Baron

Assistant Professor · Western Carolina University

Patrick Baron's work focuses on social and environmental determinants of health and disparity.

Social Determinants of Health Mixed-Methods Research and Study Design Environmental Health Sciences Epidemiology Community Health Disparities

Tomeka Robinson

Professor of Rhetoric & Public Advocacy · Hofstra University

Dr. Robinson is an expert on effective public debate as well as health communication. She directs Hofstra's award-winning forensics team.

Public/Social Advocacy Rhetoric Health Communications Argumentation and Debate Intercultural Communication

Mo Wang

Professor/Chair/Associate Dean · University of Florida

Mo Wang studies retirement and the employment of older workers and occupational health psychology.

Successful Aging in the Workplace Occupational Health Psychology Team Processes Management Retirement

Dr. Marty Makary

Physician, Researcher, Author, Medical Commentator · Johns Hopkins School of Medicine & Johns Hopkins Center for Global Health

This won't hurt a bit! In fact, your audience will say "Ahh" when a Johns Hopkins School of Medicine physician and author is at the podium

Minimally-Invasive Surgery Health Services Research Cancer Therapy Health Policy Access to Healthcare

Thomas Pogge

Director, Global Justice Program ; Leitner Professor of Philosophy and International Affairs · Yale University

Examining solutions to issues of global inequality and justice in health care are long-standing concerns for this Yale professor & author

Justice in Health Care Social and Political Philosophy Ethics and Moral Philosophy Globalization and Inequality