Jan D. Hirsch

Founding Dean, School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences · UC Irvine

Jan Hirsch's research interests are focused in the areas of pharmacoeconomics and outcomes research.

Comprehensive Medication Management (CMM) Medication Therapy Management Clinical Pharmacy Pharmacoeconomics Drug Development

Dr. Ian Philp

Deputy Medical Director · Heart of England NHS Foundation

Dr. Philp joined Heart of England NHS Foundation on 7 July as Deputy Medical Director for Older People

Vaccination Person Centred Assessment Health Policy Quality of Life Healthcare

Prof. Ariela Lowenstein

Head, Social Gerontology Center for Research · University of Haifa

Professor Lowenstein's research specializes in intergenerational family relations and caregiving

Carers and Caregiving Intergenerational Family Relations Elder's Quality of Life Gerontological Education Policy Development

Lauren Beverung, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor · Milwaukee School of Engineering

Dr. Lauren Beverung holds degrees in developmental psychology and human development & family sciences.

Research Methods Grief and Bereavement Child Development Psychology Parent-Child Relationships and Parenting

Norbert Schmitz

Associate Professor of Psychiatry & Associate Member, Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health · Diabetes Canada

Dr Schmitz's research focuses on the role of lifestyle and psychological problems as risk factors for the development of type 2 diabetes.

Diabetes Epidemiology Biostatistics Measurement Methodology Outcome Assessment

Prof. Trisha Dunning

Vice President · International Diabetes Federation

Professor Dunning's work focuses on diabetes and older people, palliative and end of life care, the needs of family carers and medicines

Diabetes Palliative Care End of Life Care Caregivers Health Education

Prof. Nigel Harris

Director · Designability

Joining expertise and knowledge to enhance people’s lives

Rehabilitation Research Technology for people living with Dementia Physiological Measurement Ambulatory Monitoring Technology Transfer

Kenneth Byrd

Associate Professor in the Dept. of Otolaryngology & Dept. of Neurosurgery · Augusta University

A respected leader in head and neck cancers with specialties in skull base surgery, otolaryngology, and transoral robotic surgery.

Thyroid surgery Transoral Laser Microsurgery Skull Base Surgery Head and Neck Surgery Cost-Effectiveness Analysis

Patrick Flavin, Ph.D.

Professor, Political Science · Baylor University

Dr. Flavin focuses on political inequality, the impact of politics and public policies on citizens’ quality of life, and state politics.

Politics Inequality State Politics Teachers' Unions and Politics Quality of Life

Jayanta Gupta, M.D., Ph.D.

Expert in epidemiology · Florida Gulf Coast University

Jayanta Gupta explores the genetic and environmental risk factors behind chronic health conditions, including allergic and kidney diseases.

Asthma Disease Control and Prevention Public Health Healthly Living Chronic Kidney Disease

Heather Bryant, MD, PhD

Expert Advisor, Cancer Control · Canadian Partnership Against Cancer

Dr. Heather Bryant is a cancer control leader whose expertise spans the continuum - prevention and screening to diagnosis and clinical care

Epidemiology Public Health Cancer Clinical Research Health Policy

Dr. Sytse Zuidema

Professor of Elderly Care Medicine and Dementia · University Medical Center Groningen (UMCG)

Prof Sytse Zuidema is Professor of Elderly Care Medicine and Dementia at University Medical Center Groningen (UMCG)

Geriatric Medicine Dementia Long-term Care and Community Frailty

Anna Muraco

Professor and Chair of Sociology · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Intersection of Gay and Straight Life in Aging Social Relationships Gender Aging and the Life Course Caregiving and Friendship Across the Life Course

Tim Carey M.D., M.P.H.

Sarah Graham Kenan Professor of Medicine, Departments of Medicine and Social Medicine & Adjunct Professor, Department of Epidemiology · UNC at Chapel Hill

Professor Carey's research interests include clinical epidemiology access to care and health services

Preventative Medicine Internal Medicine Back Pain Epidemiology Social Medicine

Dr Timothy Whitehead

Lecturer in Product Design, Mechanical Engineering & Design · Aston University

Timothy Whitehead's research interest is in developing approaches to improve the design of products distributed in low income countries.

Industrial Design Low Income Countries 3-D Printing Product Design Waste Plastic Filaments

Joseph F. Coughlin

Director, MIT AgeLab · Massachusetts Institute of Technology

You're not getting older, you're getting better! MIT's AgeLab Director explains how changing demographics will impact business & government

Aging Social Innovation Gerontology New Technology Understanding the Impact of Place On Well-Being

Christopher Kaczor

Professor of Philosophy and Director, Ethics Program · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Bioethics Ethics Positive Psychology & Spirituality Catholic Church

Dr Hannah Bartlett

Reader, Optometry Optometry & Vision Science Research Group (OVSRG) Aston Research Centre for Healthy Ageing · Aston University

Hannah's research portfolio is broadly based around the role of nutrition in ocular disease.

Clinical Education Ophthalmic Instrumentation Low Vision Ocular Nutrition Macular Pigment

Carrie Heeter

Professor of Media and Information · Michigan State University

Carrie Heeter is an expert in meditation, cybermeditation, user experience design, and serious games.

Self-Regulation Meditation Research Online Learning User Experience Design Serious Games

Dr. Goldie Nejat

Associate Professor · Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Toronto

Goldie Nejat, PhD, P.Eng. is the Founder and Director of the Autonomous Systems and Biomechatronics (ASBLab) Laboratory

Biomedical Engineering Advanced Manufacturing and Materials Engineering Applied Mechanics and Design Robotics, Mechatronics and Instrumentation Human Factors/Ergonomics