Dr. Natalie Phillips

Research Chair in Sensory - Cognitive Health in Aging and Dementia · Concordia University

Natalie is an expert in neuropsychology, studies cognition and brain function in healthy older adults and those with/at risk for dementia.

Cognitive Assessment Sensory Function and Cognition Neuropsychology Aging and Dementia Bilingualism

Iris Chi

Chinese-American Golden Age Association/Dr. Frances Wu Chair for Chinese Elderly Professor of Social Work · USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work

Expert in elderly health and gerontology, and currently directs the China Program

Aging Gerontology China Caregiving Behavioral Health

Trina Isakson

Principal Consultant · 27 Shift

Independent consultant to nonprofit leaders on the future of the nonprofit sector. Additional expertise in introverts/quiet change makers.

introverts introversion nonprofit governance open licensing quiet changemakers

Michael Chumley

Associate Professor · Texas Christian University

Research focus has been on the role of inflammation in neurodegenerative diseases.

Neurodegenerative Diseases Developmental Neurobiology Exercise Physiology Immunology Psychology

Dr. Anthea Tinker

Professor of Social Gerontology · King's College London

Anthea Tinker's main areas of research interest are social policy and research ethics, specialising since 1974 in Gerontology.

Public Policy Frailty Home Care Elder Abuse Social Policy

Dr. Patrice "Patrick" Delafontaine

Professor of Medicine/Executive Dean · Tulane University

Dr. Patrice “Patrick” Delafontaine is a physician-scientist and COVID-19 expert in interventional cardiology and vascular biology.

Physician-Scientist COVID-10 (Coronavirus) Cardiology Interventional Cardiology Vascular Biology

Dr. Regina Roller-Wirnsberger

President · Austrian Society of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology

Professor of Geriatrics and Competency Based Curriculum Development at the Medical University of Graz in the Department of Internal Medicine

Vaccination Internal Medicine Geriatric Education Ageing Adult Vaccination

Rupert Bourne

Professor of Ophthalmology · Anglia Ruskin University

Rupert Bourne is a Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon at Cambridge University Hospitals and Director of Cambridge Eye Research Centre.

Glaucoma Treatments Glaucoma Ophthalmology Vision Health Eyes

Joel W. Hay, PhD

Professor of Pharmaceutical and Health Economics · USC School of Pharmacy

Joel Hay's research focuses on pharmacoeconomics, outcomes research, pharmaceutical care, health economics and econometrics.

Econometrics Drug Legalization Pharmaceutical Economics Health Economics Outcomes Research

Vickie Cammack

Social Innovator and Care Activist · A Good Life Consulting

Vickie Cammack is the Founder of Tyze Personal Networks that helps people to care as a network

Social Innovation Social Entrepreneurship Public Speaking Community Development Caregiving

Sarah Hanson

Lecturer in Health Sciences · University of East Anglia

Her research looks at physical exercise among marginalised groups and at health inequalities.

Exercise During COVID-19 Health Benefits Health Sciences Exercise Health Inequalities

Emily A. Greenfield, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Social Work · Rutgers

Dr. Greenfield's research addresses how early life experiences matter for aging. She also studies age-friendly community change processes.

Ageing Life Course Human Development Social Services Theory Development Loneliness

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. John Beard

Director of Ageing and Life Course · World Health Organization

Dr John Beard, M.B.B.S., Ph.D., is Director of Ageing and Life Course with the World Health Organization (WHO) in Geneva

Fostering Healthy Ageing Population Ageing Epidemiology Public Health and Ageing

Roxane Cohen Silver

Professor of Psychological Science · UC Irvine

Roxane Cohen Silver studies stress and coping, especially the psychological and physical reactions to stressful life experiences.

Health Psychology Stress Traumatic Events Coping Social Psychology

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

Máire B. Ford

Associate Professor of Psychology · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Social isolation and exclusion Social Perception Processes in Interpersonal Interactions. Social Support Processes Influence of Relationship Processes On Health and Well-Being

David Dodell-Feder

Assistant Professor of Psychology · University of Rochester

David Dodell-Feder's research looks at the processes that contribute to healthy and disordered social functioning, and their improvement.

Empathy Behavioral Methods Psychotic Spectrum Disorders Neuroimaging Relationship Psychology

Jessica Millward

Associate Professor of History and African American Studies · UC Irvine

Her research focuses on comparative slavery and emancipation, African American history, gender and the law.

African American History Humanities U.S. History

Alana Officer

Unit Head, Demographic Change and Healthy Ageing · World Health Organization

Alana Officer coordinates the United Nations Decade of Healthy Ageing (2021-2030) & oversees WHO's work on age-friendly environments.

Disability and Rehabilitation Public Health Communications Age-friendly Environments Ageism