David Cross

Rees-Jones Director and Professor, Psychology · Texas Christian University

David Cross develops programs like TBRI to improve the lives of children who have experienced abuse, neglect, and/or trauma.

Research, Education and Outreach to Improve the Lives of Children who have Experienced Abuse, Neglect, and/or Trauma Trust-Based Relational Intervention® (TBRI®)

Elissa Madden

Associate Professor · Baylor University

Research: child welfare, foster care, adoption (public & private), child & family mental health, service learning in social work education

Service Learning Adoption Research Child and Family Services Foster Care and Adoptions Child Welfare

LeRoi Hicks, M.D., MPH

Chief Medical Officer of Wilmington Hospital and Physician Leader of iREACH · ChristianaCare

Dr. Hicks is the recipient of numerous clinical and research awards and is nationally known for his research on health care disparities.

Social Determinants of Health/Health Disparities Medicine Chronic Disease Internal Medicine Health Equity

Anne Wilson

Professor and Canada Research Chair in Social Psychology · Wilfrid Laurier University

Expert in identity, time, memory, goals, inequality, and cultural norms

Social Psychology Self/Identity Well-Being Psychology of change and stability Psychology of time and space

Fernando Estrada

Associate Professor · Loyola Marymount University

Department of Specialized Programs in Professional Psychology

Higher Education Counseling Psychology Mental Health

Geri Alumit Zeldes

Professor & Faculty Excellence Advocate · Michigan State University

Documentary filmmaker, news coverage analysis involving race, gender and religion

Religion Race Flint Documentary Film

Monica Perez Jolles

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

Focus areas: health policy, mental health service, implementation of complex interventions such as patient-centered and trauma informed care

Behavioral Patient-Centered Care Complex Health Interventions’ Implementation Science Organization/Workplace Patient-Centered Medical Home Care Implementation Science

Bettina Tweardy Riveros, J.D.

Chief Health Equity Officer; Senior Vice President, Government Affairs and Community Engagement · ChristianaCare

Leads health equity and government affairs strategies to advance ChristianaCare's vision and mission to serve the community.

Community Engagement Health Policy Strategy Vision Government Affairs

Thomas F. Babor, Ph.D.

Professor of Community Medicine and Public Health · University of Connecticut

Expertise includes research on public health policies related to alcohol, drug abuse and gambling

Research Ethics Alcohol Marketing Public Health Alcohol Policy Drug Control Policy

Ryan J. Watson, PhD.

Assistant Professor of Human Development and Family Studies · University of Connecticut

Watson's research focuses on vulnerable adolescents, with a focus on interpersonal relationships.

Social Support LGBTQ Health Sexual Health, HIV Prevention Sexual/Gender Minority Youth and Young Adult Health Family Acceptance and Rejection

Sandra Ka Hon Chu

Director of Research and Advocacy · Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network / Réseau juridique canadien VIH/sida

Human rights advocate for people living with, affected by and vulnerable to HIV.

Hiv / Aids Prison health Drug Policy Harm Reduction Sex Work and Prostitution Law

Seth Noar

Professor · UNC-Chapel Hill

Noar is a health communication researcher who can discuss vaping prevention in youth and product warning labels.

E-cigarettes Tobacco Control Tobacco Warning label Vaping

Cheryl Rose

Director, Partnerships and Projects for SiG@Waterloo · Social Innovation Generation

SiG@Waterloo's Director of Partnerships is enthusiastic about civic engagement and developing community-based social innovation initiatives

Social Innovation Social Finance Entrepreneurship and Community Development Leadership for Social Innovation Enhancing Individual and Organizational Resilience

Dr. Frances Westley

JW McConnell Chair in Social Innovation, University of Waterloo · Social Innovation Generation

Putting the SOCIAL in change is the JW McConnell Chair in Social Innovation at SiG@Waterloo, which builds capacity for social innovation

Sustainable Development Social Innovation Social Finance Engagement and Social Change Social Innovation and Resilience

Helen Land

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

Helen Land focuses on how culture, gender, stress, coping, and spirituality affect physical and mental well-being in vulnerable populations,

Health Spirituality Gender Social Work Education Social Work

Linda Maldonado, PhD

Assistant Professor | M. Louise Fitzpatrick College of Nursing · Villanova University

Linda Maldonado, PhD, RN, is an expert in labor and delivery nursing, maternal-child health, and the history of nursing.

Midwifery Maternal and Fetal Outcomes History of Nursing Labor and Delivery Prenatal Care

Beth NeSmith

Chair and Associate Professor, Physiological and Technological Nursing · Augusta University

Dr. NeSmith's research program focuses on clinical and translational work

Nursing Trauma Emergency Medicine

Rosamaria Alamo

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

Dr. Alamo specializes in social work with children, youth, and families and integrated behavioral health.

Forensic Social Work School Social Work Individual and Family Counseling Building Organizational and Human Capacity Social Work

Haesuk Park

Associate Professor · University of Florida

Haesuk Park studies economic and health outcomes of medications and pharmaceutical care services and policy regarding pharmaceutical use.

Hepatitis C Claims Data Analysis Health Outcomes Pharmacoeconomics Policy Evaluations

T.S. Harvey

Associate Professor of Anthropology · Vanderbilt University

Expert in cross-cultural doctor-patient interactions, public health communications, disaster relief and crisis management.

North America Medical Anthropology Sanitation Environmental Protection Global Public Health