Cynthia Rollo-Carlson

Senior Lecturer of Social Work Virtual Academic Center · USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work

Ms. Rollo-Carlson is an expert in diagnosing and assessing mental disorders and substance abuse along with grief, loss and bereavement.

Religion/Spirituality Mental Health Grief, loss and bereavement Human behavior and the social environment Trauma, loss and suicide

Farha Abbasi

Assistant Professor of Psychiatry · Michigan State University

Expert on cultural psychiatry and Muslim issues related to mental health.

Psychiatry Cultural Psychiatry Mental Health Issues Within The Islamic Community Mental Health Muslim American Community

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

Connie Veazey, PhD

Doctoral Faculty - Clinical Psychology · Fielding Graduate University

Trauma impact specialist

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Trauma Recovery Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Health Psychology

Alice Cepeda

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

Dr. Cepeda focuses on the social epidemiology of drug use and the related health risk behaviors affecting urban Mexican-origin populations.

Urban Affairs HIV and AIDS Drug Use and Abuse Social Work Social Work Education

Jon Bauer, J.D.

Clinical Professor of Law · University of Connecticut

Expertise: Asylum and Refugee Law, Immigration Law, Employment and Housing Discrimination, and Legal Ethics

Asylum and Human Rights Employment and Housing Discrimination Asylum and Refugee Law Immigration Law Legal Ethics

Tyrus Jones

Motivational Speaker · JonesGroup Media Services

“A vision without a plan is just a dream. A plan without a vision is just drudgery. But a vision with a plan can change the world.”

Becoming A Leader Taking Chances Achieving Your Dreams

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

Kathy Seifert

CEO · ESPS, LLC

Dr. Seifert brings her unique research on the roots and prevention of violent crime and dynamic style to your discussion of today's top issu

Treatment of Trauma and Attachment Problems Assessment and Treatment of Violence Developmental Effects of Trauma Threat Assessment

Sara Schwartz

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

Dr. Schwartz blends methodologies from anthropology and social work to examine diverse social issues.

Qualitative and Mixed Method Research Philanthropy and Non-Profits Barriers to early HIV diagnosis and treatment Social Work HIV & AIDS

Mark Litt, Ph.D.

Professor · University of Connecticut

Professor Litt is an expert in health behaviors, especially addictive behaviors, and chronic pain

Coping and Behavior Change Chronic Pain Health Behaviors Addictive Disorders

Martine Hackett

Associate Professor of Health Professions · Hofstra University

Dr. Hackett's research focuses on public health and health inequities, particularly in the American suburbs and minority communities.

Public Health Health communication Research Methods Maternal-Child Health Infant Injury

Sheri Atwater

Professor · Loyola Marymount University

Department of Specialized Programs in Professional Psychology

Cognition Individual and Group Counseling Sessions Pedagogy Clinical Counseling Emotion

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

Rebecca Macy, Ph.D., M.S.W.

Professor, UNC School of Social Work & L. Richardson Preyer Distinguished Chair for Strengthening Families · UNC at Chapel Hill

Dr. Rebecca Macy is a faculty member at the School of Social Work at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Partner Violence Crisis Intervention Group Therapy Community Outreach Program Development

Nada Elias-Lambert

MSW Program Director & Assistant Professor of Social Work; Affiliate Faculty, Women & Gender Studies · Texas Christian University

Professor Elias-Lambert focuses on the influence of victim and perpetrator alcohol use on levels of rape myth acceptance

Bystander Effect Alcohol Use Disorders Rape culture

Michele Tracy Berger, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Department of Women's and Gender Studies & Adjunct Professor, Department of City and Regional Planning & Director of the Faculty Fellows Program, Institute for the Arts and Humanities, College of Arts and Sciences · UNC at Chapel Hill

Teaching and research interests include multiracial feminism, HIV/AIDS activism and women's and gender studies scholarship. (see more below)

Women's and Gender Studies HIV/AIDS Activism Multi-racial feminism Faculty Development Women in Leadership

Erin Calipari

Assistant Professor of Pharmacology · Vanderbilt University

Expert in the neuroscience of mental illness and addiction, including gender differences.

Opioids adaptive processes self-administered drugs Dopamine Addiction and Recovery

Juan Araque

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

Dr. Araque is an expert in leadership, education, community development, diversity, violence prevention and positive youth development.

Leadership, management and social policy in the public and not-for-profit sectors Amber Alert Adolescent Development Violence Prevention Youth Development

Karen Lincoln

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

Dr. Lincoln's research focuses on stress, aging, and mental health disparities

Alzheimer Disease Minority Health Social Networks African American Families Social Work