James Ellor, Ph.D.

Professor of Social Work · Baylor University

Dr. Ellor works with older adults around issues of mental and spiritual health

Disaster Behavioral Health Military Family Coping Stress, Trauma and PTSD Mental Health for Older Adults Knowledge and Attitudes of Aging

E. Alison Holman

Associate Professor of Nursing · UC Irvine

E. Alison Holman studies the early post-event predictors of co-morbid trauma-related mental and physical health problems.

Physical health Acute Stress Acute Stress & Cardiovascular Disease Psychological Trauma Media Exposure

Martha Belury

Professor, Human Sciences | College of Education and Human Ecology · The Ohio State University

Professor Belury conducts biological and nutritional research into how diet and lifestyle alter obesity, diabetes and metabolic disorders

Nutrition Nutrition & Disease Prevention Nutrition & Lifestyle Changes Nutrition & Wellness Nutrition (Eating Emotionally)

Roxane Cohen Silver

Distinguished Professor of Psychological Science · UC Irvine

Roxane Cohen Silver studies stress, traumatic events, coping, disasters, health psychology and social psychology.

Health Psychology Stress Traumatic Events Coping Social Psychology

Cheryl Woods Giscombe, Ph.D., R.N., PMHNP-BC

Associate Professor, with tenure- Melissa and Harry LeVine Family and Distinguished Associate Professor in Quality of Life, Health Promotion, and Wellness in the School of Nursing · UNC-Chapel Hill

Melissa and Harry LeVine Family Professor of Quality of Life, Health Promotion and Wellness

Social Health Psychology Nutrition Mental Health Holistic Health

Jeremy Jamieson

Associate Professor · University of Rochester

Jeremy Jamieson is a national expert on stress, our responses to it, and how it's not always a bad thing

Social Anxiety Positive Stress Stress Regulation Stress Stress Responses

Mitch Prinstein, Ph.D., ABPP

John Van Seters Distinguished Professor and Director of Graduate Studies, Department of Psychology and Neuroscience, College of Arts & Sciences · UNC-Chapel Hill

Prinstein is an expert on children’s and adolescents’ peer relationships.

Clinical Psychology Adolescent Psychology Self-Injury Peer Influence and Adolescent Health Risk Behaviors Suicide Prevention

Sarah Pressman

Associate Professor, Psychology & Social Behavior · UC Irvine

Dr. Pressman's research focuses on the interplay of emotions, social relationships, and health, with a focus on physiological processes.

Social Relationships and Health Emotion and Emotion Regulation Stress and Coping Mental Health & Wellness Physiological Measurement

Felipa Chavez, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor | School of Psychology · Florida Tech

Dr. Chavez pursues a program of research reflecting issues of family dysfunction as seen through parent-child interactions.

Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT) Comorbid Parental Psychopathology Family Dysfunction Psychology Child Psychopathology

Jason Brooks

C.E.O., Consultant · Maven Consulting Group Inc.

Peak performance coach and strategist. Helping people create sustainable behavioural change to optimize performance and wellbeing

Performance Coaching Executive Coaching and Consulting Stress Management Stress Inoculation Training Visualization and Mental Rehearsal

Treena Wynes

Wellness Warrior · Food4Thought

Wellness Warrior, Counsellor & Author

Eating Disorders Self-Esteem Stress Management Mental Health Health and Wellness

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

Crystal Park, Ph.D.

Professor of Psychology · University of Connecticut

Professor of Clinical Psychology, University of Connecticut

Meaning Making Psychology of Religiousness and Spirituality Stress, Trauma and Coping Yoga Research Cancer Survivorship

Philippa Drennan

Professor of Biology · Loyola Marymount University

Seaver College of Science and Engineering

Plant Ecophysiology Ecology Plant Stress Biology Structure/Function Relationships in Plants Biology

Kristen Zaleski

Clinical Associate Professor of Social Work · USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work

Clinical Associate Professor focused on sexual assault victims and psychotherapy.

Neurobiology Empathy Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Sexual Assault Psychotherapy

Darlene Kertes

Assistant Professor · University of Florida

Darlene Kertes’ research examines the role of life experiences and epigenetic processes on activity of stress-sensitive systems.

Antecedents Psychchology

Lorenzo Valdevit

Professor, Materials Science and Engineering and Director, Institute for Design and Manufacturing Innovation · UC Irvine

Lorenzo Valdevit’s research is in the general area of mechanics of materials and structures and additive manufacturing

3D Printing & Additive Manufacturing Architected Materials Advanced Manufacturing Materials Science Metamaterials

Alicia Walf

Senior Lecturer, Cognitive Science · Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Neuroscientist with extensive research into body, brain, and mind relationships related to brain health, social cognition and emotions.

Brain Health Emotion Memory Neuroplasticity Well-Being

Professor Viren Swami

Professor of Social Psychology · Anglia Ruskin University

His research focuses on the psychology of body image, human appearance, and attraction in relationships.

Impact of Nature on Healthy Living Tattoos Body Image Psychology of Attraction Relationships

Charles Cartin, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Department of Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering · VCU College of Engineering

Director of Makerspaces & Associate Professor of Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering at Virginia Commonwealth University

Additive Manufacturing Advanced Engineering Mathematics Computer Aided Design (CAD) Computer Aided Engineering (CAE) Design Engineering