Julia Felton

Assistant Professor of Public Health · Michigan State University

Dr. Julia Felton is a child clinical psychologist whose work focuses on treating early predictors of the development of depression.

Psychopathology Depression Substance use

Marilyn Freimuth, Ph.D.

Associate Faculty - Clinical Psychology · Fielding Graduate University

Author of two groundbreaking books providing tools for recognizing substance and behavioral addictions

Addiction Assessment Provider-Patient Relationships Addiction Treatment Within the Context of Psychotherapy Thinking About Theories : Finding Your Clinical Orientation Facilitating Addiction Recognition in Mental Health Care and Health Care Settings

Erin Calipari

Associate 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

Andrew Finch

Associate Professor of the Practice, Department of Human and Organizational Development; Core Faculty, Human Development Counseling · Vanderbilt University

An expert who specializes in recovery high schools, substance use disorders, teen addiction and school counseling.

Addiction and mental health counseling Alcoholism Substance Abuse and Addiction Teen Addiction Drug Abuse

Valerie Earnshaw

Associate Professor, Human Development and Family Sciences · University of Delaware

Prof. Earnshaw examines associations between stigma and health inequities.

Health Inequities Health Outcomes HIV Stigma AIDS Stigma Stigmatized Conditions‎

Jolomi Ikomi, M.D.

Medical Director of Project Recovery · ChristianaCare

Jolomi Ikomi, M.D., specializes in the rare combination of both psychiatry and addiction psychiatry.

Addiction Treatment Substance Use Disorders Addiction and mental health counseling

Joseph LaBrie

Professor of Psychology | Psychological Science · Loyola Marymount University

Substance Use and Misuse Prevention and Intervention Research Adolescent and College Student Development

Carmen Pulido, Ph.D.

Doctoral Faculty - Clinical Psychology · Fielding Graduate University

Adolescent addiction and intervention for substance use disorders (PTSDs) using neuropsychological assessment for treatment planning.

Teen Addiction Neuropsychological Evaluation Treatment of Adolescent Addiction Government

J. Aaron Johnson, PhD

Director of the Institute of Public and Preventive Health and Professor of Psychology · Augusta University

For two decades, J. Aaron Johnson's research has focused on evidence-based practices, primarily in substance use prevention.

Alcohol Screening Brief Interventions Treatment of Substance Use Disorders Opioid Epidemic

Laura Williamson, PhD

Director, Center for Bioethics and Health Policy · Augusta University

A leading health ethicist specializing in vaccine hesitancy, addiction research, bioethics and immunization mandates.

Immunization mandates Bioethics Medical Ethics Addiction Research Vaccine Hesitancy

Hilary Rose

Associate Professor · Concordia University

Hilary Rose's research interests lie in child development with a current focus on sexually-confused youth

Gender Development Sexual Identity Development Stereotyping Processes Bullying At-Risk Teens

Lisa J. Merlo

Professor · University of Florida

Dr. Lisa Merlo’s research focuses on mental health, well-being and professional fulfillment among healthcare professionals.

Motivational Interviewing Burnout of Health Professionals Well-being of Health Professionals Medical Student Wellness

Genevieve Weber

Associate Professor of Counseling and Mental Health Professions · Hofstra University

Dr. Weber is a licensed mental health counselor, with a specialty in LGBTQ inclusion/cyber-bullying and substance abuse/heroin addiction.

Addiction Substance Abuse Cyberbullying Homophobia LGBT Inclusion

Elaine Hyshka

Assistant Professor, School of Public Health · University of Alberta

Professor Hyshka is a health services and policy researcher focused on reducing the health, social, and economic costs of substance misuse.

Harm Reduction Opioids Cannabis Drug Policy Substance misuse

Allison Karpyn

Associate Professor, Education; Senior Associate Director, Center for Research in Education and Social Policy · University of Delaware

Prof. Karpyn can speak to topics such as obesity, food policy and community nutrition.

Farmer’s Markets Supermarket Access Obesity Food Insecurity Public Health

Tracie O. Afifi

Associate Professor, Community Health Sciences · University of Manitoba

Dr. Afifi's research interests are in the areas of child maltreatment and problem gambling.

Problem Gambling Domestic Violence Physical Punishment Child Maltreatment Sociology

Jessica Borelli

Associate Professor of Psychological Science · UC Irvine

Jessie Borelli's research focuses on the links between close relationships and mental health

Attachment Parenting Developmental Mental Health Health

Julie Ancis

Professor, Informatics · New Jersey Institute of Technology

Dr. Julie Ancis explores cyberpsychology, the relationship between technology and human behavior, diversity and gender.

Technology and Human Behavior Counseling Psychology Cyberpsychology Multicultural Competence Mental Health of Women

Elizabeth Culatta, PhD

Assistant Profoessor · Augusta University

My research program concentrates on how identity processes affect health, especially during the transition to adulthood.

Sexual Harassment Mental Health Identity Processes in Transition to Adulthood Sociology of health and illness Sociology of Health Care

Bridgette M. Rice, PhD, MDiv, APRN, FAAN

The Richard and Marianne Kreider Endowed Professor in Nursing for Vulnerable Populations · M. Louise Fitzpatrick College of Nursing | Villanova University

Dr. Rice is an expert in community-based practice with a focus on gun violence, youth mental health, and health equity.

Community & Public Health Nursing Behavioral Health youth mental health Health Equity Substance Absue