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Dra. María Eugenia Jiménez Corona

Deputy General Director of Epidemiology · Directorate General of Epidemiology (DGE)

Dra. María Eugenia Jiménez Corona serves as Deputy General Director of Epidemiology, Secretary of Health.

Vaccination COVID-19 Organization Analysis Fund Raising Immunology

Allison Aiello, Ph.D., M.S.

Professor and Social Epidemiology Program Leader · UNC at Chapel Hill

Dr. Allison E. Aiello is a professor of epidemiology at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Coronavirus Epidemiology Infectious Disases Social Epidemiology Influenza Transmission

Rommie Amaro

Professor and Shuler Scholar, Chemistry and Biochemistry · UC San Diego

Her research focuses on development of computational methods in biophysics for applications to drug discovery.

H1N1 Computational Methods in Drug Discovery COVID-19 Biochemistry Chemistry

David Banach

Associate Professor of Medicine Head of Infection Prevention Hospital Epidemiologist · University of Connecticut

Dr. David Banach is an expert in the field of infectious diseases and epidemiology.

Coronavirus Medicine Health Care Associated Infections Infectious Diseases Infections in Immunocompromised Patients

Wally Bartfay, PhD

Associate Professor, Faculty of Health Sciences · University of Ontario Institute of Technology

Leading public health expert develops interventions to deal with the downside of mobile devices on human health

Coronavirus Men in Nursing Mobile Technologies in Health Non-Communicable Chronic Diseases Public and Population Health

Michael Berry

Department Chair, Professor of Health and Exercise Science and Director of the Human Performance Laboratory · Wake Forest University

Berry researches the interaction between exercise and the respiratory system.

Coronavirus Exercise and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) Effects of exercise on individuals with respiratory diseases Delivering exercise interventions to patients with acute respiratory failure Human Physiology

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

Kenneth Boyer

Professor of Economics · Michigan State University

An expert in transportation economics and the economics of regulation.

Coronavirus Economics of Regulation Infrastructure Pricing and Investment Railroads Navigation Trucking

Jan Busby-Whitehead, M.D.

Professor & Chief, Division of Geriatric Medicine · UNC at Chapel Hill

Dr. Jan Busby-Whitehead is professor & chief in the division of geriatric medicine and the director of the Center for Aging and Health.

Coronavirus Geriatric Care Higher Education Elder Care Memory Disorders

Bruce Cairns, M.D.

John Stackhouse Distinguished Professor of Surgery · UNC at Chapel Hill

Dr. Cairns is the director of the North Carolina Jaycee Burn Center and is a distinguished professor of surgery, microbiology, & immunology.

COVID-19 Medicine Surgery Public Health Burns

Dr. Charles Chan

Executive Vice President, Chief Medical Officer · University Health Network

An experienced hospital administrator and leading researcher in infectious lung complications and diseases

Coronavirus Immunosuppression Clinical Epidemiology Respiratory Infections Pulmonary Fibrosis

Myron Cohen, M.D.

Associate Vice Chancellor for Global Health; Yeargan-Bate Distinguished Professor of Medicine, Microbiology and Immunology, and Epidemiology; Chief, Division of Infectious Diseases & Director, Institute for Global Health & Infectious Diseases · UNC at Chapel Hill

Myron S. Cohen, MD is the J. Herbert Bate Distinguished Professor of Medicine, Microbiology and Immunology and Public Health.

Coronavirus Immunology Medicine Epidemiology Microbiology

James Crowe

Ann Scott Carell Professor of Pediatrics, Pathology, Microbiology and Immunology; Director, Vanderbilt Vaccine Center · Vanderbilt University

World-renowned vaccine expert whose lab is developing vaccines for flu, Ebola, Zika, and more.

Rotavirus Norovirus HIV Zika Virus Pediatric Infectious Diseases

Monica Diamond-Caravella

Assistant Professor, Nursing · Farmingdale State College

Dr. Diamond-Caravella teaches nursing at Farmingdale State College. She brings more than 41 years of nursing experience into the classroom.

Coronavirus Public Health Work with Vulnerable Populations Asthma Management Service Learning

Dr. José-Luis Díaz-Ortega

Investigador - Departamento de Evaluación de Vacunas del Centro de Investigación Sobre Enfermedades Infecciosas (CISEI) · Instituto Nacional de Salud Pública

Medical Doctor Specializing in Epidemiology and Immunology

Vaccination COVID-19 Measles Immunology Epidemiology

Dr. Niall Ferguson

Head - Critical Care Medicine · University Health Network

Dr. Ferguson is Head of Critical Care Medicine at UHN

Coronavirus Mechanical Ventilation Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome High-Frequency Oscillatory Ventilation Epidemiology

James Friend

Professor, Mechanical Engineering and Surgery · UC San Diego

Designing, engineering and testing ventilator prototypes to address ventilator shortages.

Surface Acoustic Waves Fabrication of nanoscale devices Coronavirus Aerospace Engineering Engineering

Robert Fuller, M.D., FACEP

UConn Health Chairman of Emergency Medicine · University of Connecticut

Fuller has responded to nations battered by natural and manmade disasters -New York after 9/11, Haiti ; Philippines after a typhoon.

Coronavirus Efficiency of Emergency Services International Disaster Medical Response Emergency Medical Care Natural Disasters

Dr. Javier Garau

Senior Consultant, Hospital Universitari Mutua de Terrassa, Barcelona Clinic Rotger, Palma de Mallorca · University of Barcelona

Dr. Javier Garau is a Senior Consultant at Hospital Universitari Mutua de Terrassa, Barcelona Clinic Rotger, Palma de Mallorca in Barcelona.

Vaccination COVID-19 Primary Respiratory Pathogens Epidemiology Management of Community-Acquired Infection

Robert Garry

Professor · Tulane University

Dr. Garry has published over 100 papers in the area of retrovirology

COVID-19 Pathology Lassa Fever Molecular Mechanisms of Viral Pathogenesis Ebola

Robert Hawkes, MSPA, PA-C

Expert in primary care medicine · Florida Gulf Coast University

Robert Hawkes focuses on emergency and out-patient medicine.

Geriatric Assessment Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) Preventative Health Emergency Medicine Primary Care Medicine

Rebecca L. Heise, Ph.D.

Associate Professor and Undergraduate Program Director, Department of Biomedical Engineering · VCU College of Engineering

Professor Heise studies pulmonary mechanotransduction, including lung injury and pulmonary regenerative medicine

Coronavirus Lung injury Pulmonary regenerative medicine Mechanobiology Tissue Engineering

Dr. Susy Hota

Medical Director, Infection Prevention and Control · University Health Network

One of Canada's leading experts in infectious disease

Coronavirus Epidemiology Infection Prevention and Control Public Health Clostridium Difficile Infection

Angela Kashuba, Pharm.D.

John and Deborah McNeill, Jr. Distinguished Professor, Director, CFAR Clinical Pharmacology and Analytical Chemistry Core & Adjunct Professor, Infectious Diseases · UNC at Chapel Hill

Dr. Kashuba is an associate professor of pharmacy at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill .

Coronavirus Pharmacy Pharmacology Clinical Trails Infectious Disases

Dr. Shariq Khoja

Founder & CEO · Tech4Life Enterprises

An innovator, researcher, and planner in global health for over 15 years.

Global Health Public Health Ehealth Epidemiology Program Evaluation

Parvaiz A. Koul

Professor & Head, Internal & Pulmonary Medicine · Sher-i-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences

Parvaiz does research in Infectious Diseases and Pulmonology

Coronavirus Tuberculosis Pulmonology Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Infectious Disease Epidemiology

Jeff Levin, Ph.D.

University Professor of Epidemiology and Population Health · Baylor University

Dr. Levin’s current research and writing are focused on the historical and contemporary intersections of faith and medicine.

Coronavirus Social and Epidemiologic Research on Judaism and Population health Theories of Healing and the Work of Healers Role of Faith-Based Initiatives in Public Health and Healthcare Policy Religion and Health

Maureen Lichtveld, MD, MPH

Professor and Chair, Freeport McMoRan Chair of Environment Policy · Tulane University

Prof. Maureen Lichtveld is an expert in the field of environmental public health, with over 35 years of experience.

Coronavirus Disease Control and Prevention Disaster and Public Health Preparedness Disasters Environmental Health

Prof. Raina MacIntyre

Head, School of Public Health and Community Medicine & Professor of Infectious Diseases Epidemiology · University of New South Wales

Prof. MacIntyre is an international expert in infectious diseases, vaccinology (especially for the elderly) and biosecurity.

Vaccination COVID-19 Biosecurity Epidemic Response and Emerging Infectious Diseases Vaccinology

Shannon Manning

MSU Foundation Associate Professor · Michigan State University

Expert in Microbial Pathogenesis and Molecular Epidemiology

Coronavirus Molecular Epidemiology Microbiology Escherichia coli Group B Streptococcus

Emi Minejima, PharmD

Assistant Professor of Clinical Pharmacy · USC School of Pharmacy

Emi Minejima is an expert in infectious diseases pharmacotherapy and antimicrobial stewardship.

Coronavirus Development of Antimicrobial Resistance Infectious Diseases Pharmacotherapy Antimicrobial Stewardship COVID-19

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. Vivek Nangia

Director, Pulmonology, Medical Critical Care and Sleep Disorders · Fortis Flt Lt Rajan Dhall Hospital

Dr Nangia is an Interventional Pulmonologist and Infectious Disease Specialist with training in Sleep and Critical Care Medicine.

Coronavirus Adult Vaccination Pulmonology Sleep Medicine Interventional Bronchoscopies

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

Prof. Åke Örtqvist

Research Team Lead | Infection Control and Prevention of Communicable Disease · Karolinska Institutet

Prof. Åke Örtqvist research is focused on infection control and prevention of communicable disease.

Coronavirus Communicable Disease Vaccination Infection Prevention and Control COVID-19

David B. Peden, M.D.

Faculty · UNC-Chapel Hill

Nationally recognized as a leader in pediatric allergy and immunology, with particular interest in inflammatory processes of the body.

Coronavirus Lung Biology Environmental Sciences Pediatric Allergy and Immunology Allergy and Immunology

Tim Platts-Mills, MD, MSc

Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine, with Joint Appointments in the Departments of Anesthesiology, Medicine and the Division of Geriatrics · UNC-Chapel Hill

Improving the quality of emergency care for older adults through research and support of geriatric emergency medicine researchers.

Coronavirus Geriatric Emergency Medicine Anesthesiology Emergency Medicine Geriatric Medicine Research

David Pride

Associate Professor of Pathology · UC San Diego

Our laboratory focuses on the role that microbial communities play in human homeostasis, health and disease.

Coronavirus COVID-19 Testing Pathology Infectious Disease COVID-19

Prof. Roman Prymula

Director · University Hospital, University of Defence

Dr. Prymula is involved in various research activities in preventive medicine, including clinical development of new vaccines

Vaccination COVID-19 Infectious Diseases Vaccines Medical Microbiology

Dr. Hugo López Gatell Ramírez

Director of Innovation in Infectious Disease Surveillance and Control · National Institute of Public Health

Physician, specialist in Internal Medicine, and Master in Medical Sciences.

COVID-19 Internal Medicine Epidemiology Public Health Coronavirus

Jay Rappaport

Director · Tulane University

Rappaport is an expert in HIV/AIDS and nonhuman primate models of diseases in biomedical research.

COVID-19 Hiv/Aids Neuroscience Coronavirus

Chad Ray

Interim Section Chief, Associate Professor · Augusta University

His interests include maternal mortality & global women's health initiatives. He also provides insight into COVID-19's impact on pregnancy.

Coronavirus Workforce Solutions for Women's Health Global Women's Health Women's Health Advocacy Maternal Mortality

Todd Reinhart, Sc.D.

Dean, School of Sciences and Health Professions, Professor, Biology and Health Professions · Saint Mary's University of Minnesota

Expertise: Infectious diseases and microbiology

Coronavirus Cancer Biology Infectious Diseases Regenerative Medicine AIDS

Kenneth Rosenman

Professor and Medicine Chief of the Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine · Michigan State University

Kenneth Rosenman is an expert on preventing and treating medical conditions caused by exposure to chemicals, lead, asbestos and silica

Coronavirus Work-related Asthma Occupational Environmental Disease Pulmonary Disease COVID-19

Anthony Santella

Associate Professor, Public Health · Hofstra University

Professor Santella is a public health educator with specialties in sexual/LGBTQ health, dental health, and HIV research.

Coronavirus Public Health HIV/AIDS Research Sexual Health LGBTQ Health

William Schaffner

Professor of Preventative Medicine · Vanderbilt University

Internationally renowned infectious disease specialist and public health expert.

Coronavirus Preventive Medicine Swine Flu Pandemics Influenza

Dr. John Schieffelin

Assistant Professor of Medicine & Pediatrics, Sections of Pediatric & Adult Infectious Diseases · Tulane University

His research focuses on the natural history, clinical care and immunology of viral hemorrhagic fevers (VHFs)

COVID-19 Clinical Infectious Disease Infections in Transplant Recipients Virology and Immunology Tuberculosis

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

Dr. Holly Seale

Senior Lecturer · University of New South Wales

Dr. Seale has an interest in improving awareness and acceptance of immunisation amongst special at-risk groups

COVID-19 Applied Sociology, Program Evaluation and Social Impact Assessment Public Health and Health Services Epidemiology Preventive Medicine

Shira Shafir

Lecturer in Biology · Loyola Marymount University

Seaver College of Science and Engineering

Coronavirus Epidemiology Infectious Diseases COVID-19

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