Kate Murzin

Health Programs Specialist · Canadian Working Group on HIV and Rehabilitation

Kate's aims to build and nurture collaborative working relationships between the HIV, aging and/or chronic illness sectors.

Hiv / Aids Aging Chronic Illness Sectors Aging with HIV Health Promotion Program Planning

Jaydev Desai

Professor, Biomedical Engineering · Georgia Tech - COE

Jaydev Desai is an expert in the areas of medical robotics, image guided surgical robotics, and surgical simulation.

Surgical Simulation Medical robotics Human Augmentation Image Guided Surgical Robotics

Lee Hooper

Reader · University of East Anglia

She plays a role in the World Health Organisation’s guidance group on nutrition – which provides global advice on healthy diet.

Nutrition Dietetics Hydration Dehydration in the Elderly Polyunsaturated Fats Intake

Diane Finegood

Professor · Simon Fraser University

Expert in systems thinking & cross sector partnerships as approaches to solving complex problems including obesity and chronic disease

Health Research Research Ecosystem Public Private Partnerships Complex Systems Chronic Disease Prevention

Mariann Piano

Nancy and Hilliard Travis Professor of Nursing · Vanderbilt University

Expert in substance abuse and cardiac disease, particularly binge drinking by young adults.

Unhealthy Alcohol Consumption Smoking and Cardiovascular Disease Alcohol and Young Adults Alcohol and Cardiovascular Disease Cardiac Risk Factors

David Perry

Board Member Chief Talent Officer, CATAAlliance // Managing Partner · Perry-Martel International Inc.

Rogue Recruiter or Personnel Hit Man

Leadership Job Search Retention Employee Engagement Talent Acquisition

Edward Guinan, PhD

Professor of Astrophysics and Planetary Sciences | College of Liberal Arts and Sciences · Villanova University

Edward Guinan, PhD, an expert in astronomy and space science research explores the sun, stars, planets, extraterrestrial life potential.

Severe & Hazardous Weather / Global Warming Interstellar Travel Potential Pulsating Stars and Stellar Evolution Exoplanets and the Suitability of Exoplanets for Life Astrobiology/Exobiology

Gustavo Vejarano

Graduate Program Director and Associate Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering · Loyola Marymount University

Seaver College of Science and Engineering

Wireless Multihop Networks (Wmn) Cognitive Radios and Networking Cross-Layer Design Cyber-Physical Systems: adaptation mechanisms for WMNs to human activity and behavior Self-Organized Communication Networks

Eric Seiber

Associate Professor I Health Services Management and Policy · The Ohio State University

Dr. Seiber’s research interests focus on health care financing for vulnerable populations.

Public Health Data Analysis Stroke Depression Health Care Financing for Vulnerable Populations

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

Loureen Smart Downes, Ph.D.

Expert in healthy lifestyle behaviors · Florida Gulf Coast University

Loureen Downes researches physical activity, nutrition and chronic disease prevention.

Lifestyle Medicine Nutrition Disease Prevention Type 2 diabetes and diabetes self-management education

Roslyn Bill

Professor of Biotechnology · Aston University

Professor Bill's research on water flow in the body has revealed how to develop drugs that prevent brain swelling after injury or disease.

Membrane Proteins Brain Swelling Water Balance Healthy Ageing Brain Injury

Dr James Brown

Visiting Professor in Biomedical Science · Aston University

Dr Brown is a Visiting Professor in Biomedical Science and a researcher into obesity, diabetes and healthy ageing.

Breast Cancer Exercise in PCOS Healthy Ageing Type 2 Diabetes in Young Adults Type 2 Diabetes in Older Adults

Charles H. Hennekens, M.D., Dr.PH

Sir Richard Doll Professor · Florida Atlantic University

Charles Hennekens is the first Sir Richard Doll Professor and senior academic advisor.

Cardiovascular Disease Strengths and Limitations of Descriptive and Analytic Studies Prevention and Treatment of Chronic and Acute Diseases Preventive and Internal Medicine Epidemiology

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

Terrence (Terry) Carolan

Managing Director of Medical Rehabilitation · CARF International

Terry Carolan has more than 20 years of experience as a provider, educator, and administrator in the medical rehabilitation field.

Interdisciplinary pain rehabilitation Stroke Rehabilitation Brain injury programs Healthcare quality oversight Physical and rehabilitation medicine

Gary Elkins, Ph.D.

Professor, Psychology and Neuroscience · Baylor University

Dr. Gary Elkins' areas of specialization are clinical psychology, health psychology, and hypnotherapy.

Clinical Psychology Health Psychology Hypnotherapy Hypnotherapy for Hot Flashes Breast Cancer Survivors

Joel Paul

Albert Abramson '54 Professor of Law · UC Hastings College of the Law

Contacts: paulj@uchastings.edu / 415-565-4638 / Office 312-200

International Economic Law and Policy Presidential Powers in Foreign Affairs International Business Transactions National Security Law Foreign Relations Law

Dr Duane Mellor

Lead Nutrition and Evidence Based Medicine · Aston University

Dr Mellor is an award-winning dietitian, medical educator and researcher.

Food Science Dietetics Diabetes Obesity Nutrition

Sidney Smith, M.D

Professor, Department of Medicine · UNC at Chapel Hill

Dr. Sidney Smith is an expert on interventional cardiology, coronary angioplasty, coronary heart disease, and preventive cardiology.

Internal Medicine Heart Disease Stroke Prevention Cardiology