Miriam Ezenwa

Associate Professor · University of Florida

Miriam Ezenwa’s research explores health disparities in pain management, pain and symptom management for people with sickle cell disease.

Symptom Management‎‎ Sickle Cell Disease Pain Management

Eric Kmiec, Ph.D

Executive Director and Chief Scientific Officer, The Gene Editing Institute · ChristianaCare

Dr. Kmiec, a pioneer in the field, has achieved several ground-breaking firsts in CRISPR gene editing.

Gene Editing Biomedical Research Molecular Medicine

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

Joseph Bush, PhD

Faculty Research Specialist - Clinical Psychology · Fielding Graduate University

Pediatric Psychology; Child Pain; Parent-Child Interactions in Stressful Medical Situations; Psychological Effects of School Gardens

Health Psychology Pediatric Psychology Statistics Child Development Pain Assessment and Management

Bruce Compas

Patricia and Rodes Hart Professor of Psychology and Human Development, Professor of Pediatrics, Co-Director of Clinical Psychology Training, and Director of Psychology at the Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center · Vanderbilt University

An expert on how stress affects the physical and mental health of children and families, and the power of coping and preventative measures.

Neurocognitive Deficits Depression Stress Coping and Resilience Huntington Disease Childhood Cancer Survivorship

Joseph Telfair

Professor and Associate Dean for Public Health Practice and Research · Georgia Southern University

Joseph Telfair is an expert in public health and social justice

Building, Assessing and Utilizing Practice-based evidence Community-Based Research Public Health Evaluation-Based Research Social and Economic Determinants of Wellness and Health Inequities

Rebecca Crawford

Professor Emeritus of Chemistry & Biochemistry · Loyola Marymount University

Biochemistry Medicinal Chemistry Chemistry Food Chemistry Pharmacology

Dr. Adey Nyamathi

Founding Dean and Distinguished Professor of Nursing · UC Irvine

Dr. Nyamathi conducts studies among vulnerable groups, including homeless, drug-addicted and incarcerated persons and gay/bisexual youth.

Vulnerable Populations Tuberculosis Role of Nursing Hiv/Aids Hepatitis

Wilbur Lam

Assistant Professor, Biomedical Engineering, Georgia Tech & Emory University · Georgia Tech - COE

Wilbur Lam researches cellular mechanics of hematologic processes and disease.

Childhood Diseases Micro/Nano Technologies Pediatric Cancer Blood Disorders

Jigarkumar Parikh, MD

Co-Leader, Genito-Urinary Oncology Program · Georgia Cancer Center at Augusta University

Medical oncologist specializing in kidney cancer, prostate cancer, bladder cancer and melanoma.

Oncology Bone Cancer Bladder Cancer Kidney Cancer Melanoma

Stephan Moll, M.D.

Professor · UNC at Chapel Hill

Dr. Moll’s clinical interest is coagulation and classical hematology, with a particular focus on thrombosis and anticoagulation.

Hematology Oncology Blood Flow Clotting Coagulation Thrombosis

Diana Wilkie

Professor · University of Florida

Diana Wilkie has devoted her research program to cancer pain and sickle cell disease management, palliative care and end-of-life issues.

Cancer Pain Palliative Care End-of-Life Issues