Erin Fraher, PhD, MPP

Associate Professor in the Department of Family Medicine, Assistant Professor in the Department of Surgery, and Director of the Carolina Health Workforce Research Center · UNC-Chapel Hill

Dr. Fraher is well known for her ability to communicate complex research findings in ways that are easily understood and policy relevant

Helath Policy Healthcare Models Health Workforce Education Systems Health Workforce Research Policy Social Medicine

Kevin Belfield

Dean, College of Science and Liberal Arts, Professor of Chemistry and Environmental Science · New Jersey Institute of Technology

Principal Investigator of the Belfield Research Group, focusing on biophotonics, photophysics, and biological/environmental sensors

Materials Science Molecular engineering Biophotonics Forensic Science Photonics

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

Prof. Ian Robertson

Professor · Trinity College Dublin

Psychology and neuroscience expert theorizing the future of cognitive rehabilitation

Cognitive Reserve Neuropsychology of Attention of Awareness Cognitive Genomics of Attention Neurorehabilitation

Claire Davies

Assistant Professor, Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science, Mechanical and Materials Engineering · Queen's University

My primary research goal focuses on increasing independence of people with disabilities

Biomaterials Motion Analysis Assistive Technology Increasing Independence of People with Disabilities Universal Design

Kari L. Franson, PharmD, PhD, BCPP

Associate Dean for Academic and Student Affairs & Professor of Clinical Pharmacy · USC School of Pharmacy

Kari L. Franson is a leader in health professions education, workforce development and psychopharmacology with an emphasis on cannabinoids.

Cannabinoids Curriculum Development and Assessment Interprofessional Education Psychopharmacology Experiential Education

Hanne M. Hoffmann

Assistant Professor, animal science; Expert in neuroendocrinology · Michigan State University

Dr. Hoffmann’s research program is focused on how light changes your well being, motivation, fertility and pregnancy success.

Light Contamination Impact of Light on Physiology Development Molecular Biology Preterm Labor

Matt Ewend, M.D.

Chair, Department of Neurological Surgery · University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Dr. Ewend’s clinical interests include brain tumors, including brain metastases, trigeminal neuralgia and radiosurgery

Neuroscience Brain Tumors Brain Metastases Trigeminal Neuralgia Radiosurgery

Sudhakar Satti, M.D.

Neurointerventional Surgeon · ChristianaCare

Dr. Satti is a neurointerventional surgeon with expertise in acute stroke treatment, brain aneurysms, arteriovenous and radiosurgery.

Interventional Neuroradiology Neuroradiology Diagnostic Radiology Neurointerventional Radiology Diagnostic Neuroradiology

Daniel Jonas, M.D., M.P.H.

Associate Professor of Medicine, Section Chief for Research, Division of General Medicine and Clinical Epidemiology · UNC at Chapel Hill

Dr. Jonas’ research interests include comparative effectiveness, evidence synthesis, prevention, unhealthy alcohol use, and health economics

Prevention Screening Unhealthy Alcohol Use Anticoagulation Management of Chronic Diseases

John Clapp

Executive Vice Dean and Professor of Social Work · USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work

Internationally recognized researcher and expert on alcohol problem prevention.

Alcohol Addiction Social Science Methodology Public Health Social Work Substance Abuse

José F. Parodi

Director of the Centre for Ageing Research · University of San Martín de Porres

Dr. Parodi served in various national & global committees for Health & Ageing and participated as an expert for international institutions

Mental Health Rural Ageing Healthy Ageing Infectious Diseases Epidemiology

Julie Byerley, MD, MPH

Professor of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine, Vice Dean for Education and Chief Education Officer · UNC-Chapel Hill

Dr. Byerley is a pediatrician with extensive knowledge in diagnostic dilemmas and medical education.

Acute Care Pediatrics Adolescent Fatigue Pediatric Medicine Medical Education Adolescent Medicine

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

Debi Bhattacharya

Senior Lecturer in Pharmacy · University of East Anglia

She is an expert in medication adherence and in deprescribing (providing alternatives to medication).

Pill Organisers Medication Adherence Support Decision Aid Pharmacy Medication HIV Medication

Ronald Goldenberg

Consultant Endocrinologist · Diabetes Canada

Dr. Ronald Goldenberg is a consultant endocrinologist affiliated with North York General Hospital in Toronto, Ontario.

Diabetes Endocrinology Internal Medicine Hypertension Obesity

Dr. Manuel Carrageta

President · Portuguese Society of Geriatrics and Gerontology (SPGG)

Dr. Carrageta is President of the Portuguese Society of Geriatrics and Gerontology

Internal Medicine Cardiology Clinical Pharmacology Geriatrics

John McCulloch

Founder & Managing Director · Burloch Group Inc.

Engaging and knowledgeable speaker with deep expertise in biotechnology investment.

Biotechnology Pharmaceuticals Innovation Investment

Jean C. Shih, PhD

University Professor & Boyd & Elsie Welin Professor, Pharmacology and Pharmaceutical Sciences · USC School of Pharmacy

Dr. Jean Chen Shih is one of the world’s leading researchers on the MAO enzymes and emotion behavior and cancers associated with this enzyme

Autism Spectrum Disorder Novel Cancer Drug for both Therapy and Diagnosis Repurposing Antidepressants for Brain Cancer Repurposing Antidepressants for Prostate Cancer Brain Development

Nicholas Shaheen, M.D., M.P.H.

Professor of Medicine, Chief of the Division of Gastroenterology & Hepatology · UNC at Chapel Hill

Dr. Shaheen's research interest is in the epidemiology and management of esophageal diseases

Epidemiology Esophageal Diseases Reflux Disease Mobility Disorders Barrett's Esophagus