Experts on Covid-19 topics.

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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

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

Suzanne Bernier, CEM, CBCP, MBCI

Author, Crisis Management Consultant, Instructor, and Speaker · SB Crisis Consulting

Former news anchor & one of the world’s leading emergency management authorities, author of the critically-acclaimed book 'Disaster Heroes'.

Emergency Management Crisis & Emergency Management Crisis and Issues Management Disaster Planning and Recovery Crisis Communications

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

Regardt Ferreira

Director of the Disaster Resilience Leadership Academy and Assistant Professor, Editor Traumatology Journal · Tulane University

His main research focus is on disasters, focusing on disaster resilience and complex systems

Coronavirus COVID-19

Charles Figley

Dr. Paul Henry Kurzweg Distinguished Chair and Professor of Disaster Mental Health and Professor of Social Work · Tulane University

Charles Figley is an internationally-known trauma expert, social work professor and head of the Tulane Trauma Institute.

Crisis Counseling Compassion fatigue Disasters and Mental Health Trauma Disasters

Abbe Finn, Ph.D., LPC, NCC

Expert in school shooting prevention and crisis response · Florida Gulf Coast University

Abbe Finn specializes in school violence and workplace violence prevention.

school shooting prevention and intervention Clinical Mental Health Counseling Suicide Prevention Addictions Crisis Response

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

Maurya Glaude

Professor of Practice · Tulane University

Maurya Glaude is an expert in adolescent mental health, disaster mental health and innovative social work teaching methods.

Disaster Behavioral Health Substance Abuse Adolescent Mental Health

Martine Hackett

Associate Professor of Health Professions · Hofstra University

Dr. Hackett's research focuses on public health and health inequities, particularly in the American suburbs and minority communities.

Public Health Health communication Research Methods Maternal-Child Health Infant Injury

Tonya Hansel

Director of the PhD Program · Tulane University School of Social Work

Hansel is an expert in disaster mental health and trauma services.

Research and Statistics Disaster Mental Health Trauma

Professor Craig Jackson

Acting Head of School of Social Sciences · Birmingham City University

Craig has provided psychology input and interviews to numerous documentaries and news items about offending, crime, and general psychology.

Workplace Issues Suicide Crime and Psychology Occupational Health Spree Killers

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

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.

COVID-19 Obesity Demographic Analysis Sociology Social Policy

David I. Levine

Professor | Eugene E. and Catherine M. Trefethen Chair in Business Administration | Chair, Haas Economic Analysis and Policy Group · Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley

Causes and effects of investments in health and education Causes and effects of high wages, workplace diversity, and employee involvement Obstacles to good management

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

Jonathan M. Metzl

Frederick B. Rentschler II Professor of Sociology and Medicine, Health, and Society · Vanderbilt University

World-renowned expert on gun violence and mental illness, white identity politics and race and health.

Mass shootings Mental Health Guns in America Guns and Mental Illness Race, Gender and Social Justice in Healthcare

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

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.

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

Gregg Murray

Professor of Political Science | Department of Social Sciences · Augusta University

Murray's research focuses on political behavior and psychology with specific interests in voter mobilization during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Politics Political Behavior and Research Voter Mobilization Terrorism Social Science Research

Asa Palley

Assistant Professor of Decision and Information Technologies · Indiana University, Kelley School of Business

Asa Palley is an expert in the areas of decision analysis, wisdom of crowds, judgement and decision making and forecasting.

Forecasting Wisdom of Crowds Decision Analysis Judgment and Decision Making

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

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

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

Pamella A. Seay, J.D.

Expert in criminal, constitutional, aviation and international law · Florida Gulf Coast University

Pamella Seay specializes in international law and the courts.

Aviation Law Courts Criminal Justice Criminal Law International Law

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

Jessica Smith Schwind

Assistant Professor of Epidemiology · Georgia Southern University

Jessica Smith Schwind researches emerging infectious diseases in global health settings

Coronavirus Global Health Emerging Infectious Diseases Disease Detection and Response COVID-19

Carolyn Snider

Emergency Physician at Winnipeg Health Sciences Centre & Medical Director · Emergency Department Violence Intervention Program

An academic emergency medicine physician dedicated to advocating for people affected by violence

Trauma Care Youth Violence Intimate Partner Violence Emergency Medicine

David J. Thomas, Ph.D., LMHC

Expert in policing in America · Florida Gulf Coast University

David Thomas is a veteran police officer specializing in mental health, police and minority relations, active shooters and mass casualties.

Psychology of School Shooters Law Enforcement Mental Health Policing in America Police Psychology Use of Force by Police

David Wohl, MD

Professor of Med-Infectious Diseases and Epidemiology, Co-Director of HIV Services, North Carolina Department of Corrections · UNC-Chapel Hill

Dr. Wohl is an infectious disease expert specializing in research related to HIV and Ebola.

Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) Infectious Disease Ebola

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