Jennifer Horney

Professor and Director, Epidemiology · University of Delaware

Jennifer Horney's research focuses on the health impacts of disasters and public health emergencies including climate change.

Epidemiology epidemic COVID-19 Community Assessment for Public Health Emergency Response Rapid Assessment

Tim Bowers, MS, CIC, CPHQ

Vice President of Clinical Effectiveness · ChristianaCare

Tim Bowers is the vice president of Clinical Effectiveness at ChristianaCare, and leads efforts to prevent infections in patients.

Flu Prevention Clinical Effectiveness Infection Prevention COVID-19 prevention

Gretchen Chapman

Professor and Department Head · Carnegie Mellon University

Gretchen Chapman's research combines judgment and decision-making with health psychology.

Health Behavior Decision Research Field Experiments‎ Decision Processes Risk Preferences

Tricia Wachtendorf

Director / Professor, Disaster Research Center / Department of Sociology & Criminal Justice · University of Delaware

Prof. Wachtendorf expertise lies in the social, organizational, and decision-making aspects of disasters.

evacuations Multi-organizational coordination and responses in disasters Transnational crises Improvisation and adaptation Community-based approaches to preparedness, response, recovery, and mitigation

Ravindra Kolhe, PhD

Director, Georgia Esoteric & Molecular Laboratory at Augusta University · Augusta University

Ravindra Kolhe is a Molecular and Genetic Pathologist, involved in identifying and validating cutting-edge platforms for diagnostic medicine

Pathology Informatics Genetic Pathology Molecular Pathology Surgical Pathology

Heather Farley, M.D., MHCDS, FACEP

Chief Wellness Officer · ChristianaCare

Dr. Farley, an emergency physician by training, is one of the nation's foremost experts on healthcare worker wellbeing

Change Management Wellbeing at Work Culture of Wellbeing Flourishing Burnout

John Lednicky

Research Professor · University of Florida

John Lednicky focuses on microbiology and molecular biology, various bacteria, fungi and viruses, including influenza and coronaviruses.

Airborne Transmission Zoonotic Diseases West Nile Virus Infectious Disease Airborne Disease

Michel Boufadel

Distinguished Professor · New Jersey Institute of Technology

Michel Boufadel focuses on water, water technology and energy, offering insights into oil spills and other environmental disasters.

Oil Spills Global Warming Sustainability Water Technology Environmental Disasters

Malik Magdon-Ismail

Professor, Computer Science · Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Learning from data and decision-making in complex data systems

Probability and Stochastic Processes Pattern Recognition Machine Learning Big Data Algorithms

Joseph Katz

Professor · University of Florida

Joseph Katz bridges the gap between medicine and dentistry by teaching, conducting clinical research and participating in patient care.

Oral Cancer Dentistry Oral Manifestation of COVID-19 Oral Medicine Oral Systemic Connection

Pamela Grothe

Assistant Professor · University of Mary Washington

Dr. Grothe's research focuses on climate change, specializing in past climates.

Oceanography Global Warming Climate Change Science Atmospheric Science Geology

Cato Laurencin, M.D., Ph.D.

Chief Executive Officer, Connecticut Convergence Institute · UConn Health

Dr. Laurencin is a world renowned engineer, physician and scientist who is known for pioneering the field of Regenerative Engineering.

Stem Cell Science and Technology Nanotechnology Polymeric Materials Science Tissue Engineering Regenerative Engineering

Dr Alexis Paton

Director, Centre for Health and Society · Aston University

Dr Paton examines the impact that society has on health. Her research focuses on how ethics and the social sciences can improve healthcare.

Health Inequalities Health Improvement Sociology of Health Bioethics Medical Ethics

Andrew Lover

Assistant Professor of Epidemiology and and Deputy Director, New England Center of Excellence in Vector-Borne Disease · University of Massachusetts Amherst

Andrew Lover is an infectious disease epidemiologist whose work focuses on malaria and other vector-borne diseases.

Tick-borne Diseases Infectious Disease Vector-Borne Diseases Drug Development Malaria

Dr. Joshua Denson

Assistant professor of medicine, Section of pulmonary, critical care and environmental medicine · Tulane University

Dr. Joshua Denson is a pulmonary and critical care medicine physician working in a medical ICU with critical COVID-19 patients.

Neuroscience Coronavirus Pulmonary & Critical Care COVID-19 ICU Outcomes

Anna Nagurney

Eugene M. Isenberg Chair in Integrative Studies, Isenberg School of Management · University of Massachusetts Amherst

Anna Nagurney studies network systems with applications including congested urban transportation networks, disaster relief and supply chains

War in in Ukraine and supply issues Cold Chain Logistics Supply Chain and Logistics Management Sustainable Supply Chains COVID-19 and supply chains

Sarah DeYoung

Associate Professor, Sociology & Criminal Justice · University of Delaware

Prof. DeYoung's expertise is in maternal and child health in crisis and disaster settings, with a focus on infant feeding in emergencies.

Evacuation Decision-making Companion Animals in Disasters Maternal & Infant Health in Disasters Refugee & Immigrant Well-being Psychological Sense of Community

Meena Bose

Professor of Political Science, Executive Dean for Public Policy & Public Service Programs · Hofstra University

Dr. Meena Bose is Executive Dean of Hofstra University’s Peter S. Kalikow School of Government, Public Policy and International Affairs

Presidential Elections Presidential Campaigns Presidential Politics Presidential History

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

Sandra M. Chafouleas

Board of Trustees Distinguished Professor of Educational Psychology · University of Connecticut

Professor Chafouleas is an expert on whole child, school mental health, behavioral assessment, and K12 tiered systems of support.

Multi-Tiered Frameworks Whole School, Whole Community, Whole Child Model Social-Emotional-Behavioral Assessment School Mental Health Trauma-Informed Schools