Dawn Wesson

Associate Professor · Tulane University

Professor Wesson is a national expert in vector-borne diseases spread by mosquitoes.

Zika Virus Chagas Disease Mosquito-Borne Viruses West Nile Virus Medical Entomology

Thomas LaVeist

Dean of Tulane University School of Public Health & Tropical Medicine · Tulane University

Dean Thomas LaVeist's areas of expertise include U.S. health and social policy and the role of race in health research.

Vaccine Hesitancy COVID-19 Health disparities by race and ethnicity Health Disparities Social Determinants of Health

John Barry

Adjunct faculty · Tulane University

John Barry can speak to the coronavirus and how it compares to seasonal and pandemic viruses seen in past years.

Coronavirus Author Historian Pandemic Influenza Policy Making

Lizheng Shi

Endowed Regents Professor and vice chair of health policy and management · Tulane University

Lizheng Shi is an expert in health technology assessment, economics and policy, and for COVID-19.

Coronavirus Health Policy health technology assessment Health Economics COVID-19

Paul Whelton, MD

Show Chwan Endowed Professor · Tulane University

Expert in high blood pressure, cardiovascular and renal diseases

Global Cardiovascular Health Hypertension Clinical Trials Policy Hypertension guidelines Prevention of Cardiovascular and Renal Disease

Chip Schooley

Infectious Disease Specialist · UC San Diego

Dr. Chip Schooley's personal research interests include HCV, influenza and HIV pathogenesis.

COVID-19 Tropical Medicine HIV & AIDS Infectious Diseases Clinical Trials

Susan Hassig

Associate professor of epidemiology · Tulane University

Susan Hassig is an expert in infectious disease outbreaks, vector-borne disease, HIV and associated infection and COVID-19.

Public Health Epidemiology and Infection Prevention Coronavirus Vector-borne disease Infectious disease outbreaks

David Mushatt

Associate Professor of Medicine|Chief, Tulane Adult Infectious Diseases Section · Tulane University

Dr. Mushatt’s main research interest is HIV clinical trials. He also heads the Adult Infectious Diseases Section at the School of Medicine.

Coronavirus HIV Clinical Trials Adult Infectious Diseases COVID-19

Dr Sarah Pitt

Principal Lecturer in Microbiology · University of Brighton

Sarah is a member of the Institute of Biomedical Science’s Virology Specialist Advisory Panel and its Chief Examiner.

COVID-19 Microbiology Viruses Infection Control Anti-microbial Resistance

Professor Saffron Karlsen

Associate Professor in Sociology · University of Bristol

Investigating ethnicity and ethic identities to overcome discrimination

FGM Prejudice Identity Ethnic Backgrounds Race

Marci Lynn Drees, M.D., MS

Chief Infection Prevention Officer and Hospital Epidemiologist · ChristianaCare

Marci Drees, M.D., MS, FACP, DTMH, is highly sought after national expert on infectious disease and vaccines.

Vaccines COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Influenza (Flu) Healthcare-associated Infections Mass Vaccination

Isaac Chun-Hai Fung

Professor · Georgia Southern University

Dr. Isaac Chun-Hai Fung is a digital health expert and an infectious disease epidemiologist.

Digital Health Outbreak Responses Epidemiology Infectious Disease Epidemiology Emergency Preparedness

Mark Diana

Associate Professor & Chair · Tulane University

Mark Diana is a healthcare policy expert. His research has focused on the organizational impact of health information systems.

Healthcare Reform healthcare policy Affordable Care Act Obamacare Health Insurance

Richard Oberhelman, MD

Chair of the Department of Global Community Health and Behavioral Sciences and adjunct professor of pediatrics. · Tulane University

Dr. Oberhelman is an expert in impact, prevention and control of enteric infections/diarrheal diseases in children and COVID-19.

Coronavirus Impact prevention and control of enteric infections/diarrheal diseases in children International research training Impact, prevention and control of tuberculosis in children COVID-19

Samendra Sherchan

Assistant Professor of environmental health sciences · Tulane University

Samendra Sherchan is an expert in water, sanitation hygiene (WASH), environmental health microbiology and infectious diseases and COVD-19.

Coronavirus Environmental health microbiology Water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) Infectious Diseases COVID-19

Stephen Murphy

Assistant professor of environmental health sciences · Tulane University

Murphy is an expert in disaster resilience, public health emergency preparedness and addressing environmental threats such as COVID-19.

COVID-10 (Coronavirus) Development and translation of effective disaster policy into practice Public health emergency preparedness Disaster resilience Impact of cumulative environmental health threats, disasters, and health disparities

Dr. Ronald Blanton

Chair of Tropical Medicine, · Tulane University

Dr. Ronald Blanton is a physician-scientist who can speak about the global public health risks of COVID-19 and water-borne disease research.

COVID-19 Monitoring Task Force COVID-19 Community-based antimicrobial resistance Schistosomiasis Parasitic diseases

Mollye Demosthenidy

Clinical Associate Professor · Tulane University

Mollye Demosthenidy is an expert in The Affordable Care Act, Medicaid, and healthcare reform

Healthcare Reform Affordable Care Act Obamacare Health Insurance Health Policy

Julie Hernandez

Assistant professor of health policy and management · Tulane University

Hernandez is an expert in geographic information systems, digital data collection and COVID-19.

Coronavirus Sexual and reproductive health Geographic Information Systems Access to Healthcare COVID-19

Lina Moses

Clinical Assistant Professor · Tulane University

Lina Moses' primary interest is the control of viral zoonoses transmitted from small mammals

COVID-19 Ecology Epidemiology Zoonoses Pathogens