Sherry Pagoto, Ph.D.

Professor of Allied Health Sciences · University of Connecticut

Leveraging technology for health promotion and disease prevention

Health Behavior Sun Safety Skin Cancer Prevention Digital Health Social Media

Amy Gorin, Ph.D.

Professor, Department of Psychological Sciences · University of Connecticut

Professor focused on long-term weight loss.

Weight Loss Maintenance Behavioral Weight Management Obesity Social Support

Rebecca Puhl, Ph.D.

Professor of Human Development and Family Studies · University of Connecticut

Clinical psychology expert, specializing in the study of bullying and weight stigmatization

Weight Discrimination Weight Stigma Weight-based bullying

Charles Emery

Professor | Department of Psychology · The Ohio State University

Clinical psychology expert, specializing in aging and adult development

Cardiopulmonary endurance Cognitive functioning Psychological well-being

Claire Wheeler

Instructor · Portland State University

Experienced, energetic speaker who builds organizational success through the well-being of its members

Stress Management Optimal Performance Weight Management

Valerie Duffy, Ph.D.

Professor, Department of Allied Health Sciences · University of Connecticut

Professor focused on how variation in taste affects food flavor and food preference, translated to healthier eating to reduce obesity risk.

Community-based Interventions Flavor Smell Nutrition Food Preference

James Lenhard, Jr., M.D., FACE, FACEP

Medical Director · ChristianaCare

Dr. James Lenhard is medical director of ChristianaCare's Metabolic Health Services.

Diabetes & Stabilizing Blood Sugar Internal Medicine Thyroid Conditions Endocrinology Diabetes Care

Eric Hekler

Associate Professor, Family Medicine And Public Health · UC San Diego

Research is broadly focused on advancing methods in the design, creation, optimization, evaluation, & reuse of digital health technologies.

Coronavirus Psychology During COVID-19 Digital Health Agile Science Precision Health

Avtar Nordine Zouareg

President/Owner · Avtar Wellness

Health and Fitness Expert ♦Former World Champion/ Mr. Universe ♦ Keynote Speaker ♦ Author

Motivational Speaking Wellness Stress Management Optimum Performance Weight Loss

Aleda Chen, Pharm.D., Ph.D., FAPhA

Associate Dean and Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice · Cedarville University

Dr. Chen is an expert in pharmacy education, patient health behavior change, and vaccine hesitancy.

Pharmacy Education Patient Behavior Change Vaccine Hesitancy Patient Ability to Understand Health Information

My (Myla) Bui, Ph.D.

Professor of Marketing, College of Business Administration · Loyola Marymount University

Neuroplasticity Social Marketing Public Policies Promoting Consumer Wellness Nutritional Labeling Healthcare Management & Innovation

Matt Andersson, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Sociology · Baylor University

Expert on health inequality, focusing on educational and socioeconomic inequalities in mental and physical well-being

Parent-child Bonding Comparative parenthood Health Behaviors Health inequality Parent-child Bonding

C. Michael White, Pharm.D., FCP, FCCP

Head and Distinguished Professor, Department of Pharmacy Practice · University of Connecticut

Dr. White’s research interests are in drug, dietary supplement, and illicit drug safety, quality, and cost

Diet CBD Drug Costs Dietary Supplements Cardiovascular Drugs

Josh Price

Associate Professor of Economics · Southern Utah University

Specializing in the economics of public policy, choice architecture, and litigation consulting

Policy Analysis and Management Economic Losses Health Economics Data Analysis Behavioral Economics

Michael Roizen, MD

Chief Wellness Officer; Chair, Wellness Institute · Cleveland Clinic

Reveals how to stay fit, the right way to diet, and how to control your genes, choose the right supplements and keep the brain healthy

The Cleveland Clinic Experience in Bending the Cost Curve: How Social Media Has Buttressed Other Technologies Changing Health Caregiver Stress Top 12 Things You Can Do for Your Health Economics of Prevention

Mandy B. Korpusik

Assistant Professor of Computer Science · Loyola Marymount University

Seaver College of Science and Engineering

Spoken Dialogue Systems Natural Language Processing Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Deep Learning

Tim Carey M.D., M.P.H.

Sarah Graham Kenan Professor of Medicine, Departments of Medicine and Social Medicine & Adjunct Professor, Department of Epidemiology · UNC at Chapel Hill

Professor Carey's research interests include clinical epidemiology access to care and health services

Preventative Medicine Internal Medicine Back Pain Epidemiology Social Medicine

Rebecca Pearl

Assistant Professor · University of Florida

Rebecca Pearl conducts research on health and appearance-based stigma, body image, eating disorders and obesity.

Stigma Eating Disorders Body Image Obesity

Julie Pirsch, PhD

Associate Dean of Teaching & Learning; Assistant Professor of Marketing & Business Law | Villanova School of Business · Villanova University

Julie Pirsch, PhD, is an expert in product marketing, new product development, and innovating teaching and learning.

Business Product Marketing Career Preparation Marketing Experiential Teaching Methods

Martha Belury

Professor, Human Sciences | College of Education and Human Ecology · The Ohio State University

Professor Belury conducts biological and nutritional research into how diet and lifestyle alter obesity, diabetes and metabolic disorders

Nutrition Nutrition & Disease Prevention Nutrition & Lifestyle Changes Nutrition & Wellness Nutrition (Eating Emotionally)