Prof. Jean Woo

Emeritus Professor of Medicine and Director, CUHK Jockey Club Institute of Ageing · University of Hong Kong

Professor Woo's research interests include chronic diseases affecting elderly people, health services research, nutrition epidemiology

Geriatric Medicine Public Health Nutrition Epidemiology Chronic diseases affecting elderly people Health Services Research

Loureen Smart Downes, Ph.D.

Expert in healthy lifestyle behaviors · Florida Gulf Coast University

Loureen Downes researches physical activity, nutrition and chronic disease prevention.

Lifestyle Medicine Nutrition Disease Prevention Type 2 diabetes and diabetes self-management education

Deborah Cohen

Senior Natural Scientist · RAND Corporation

Senior Natural Scientist at RAND Corporation and Professor at Pardee RAND Graduate School

Food Obesity Public Health Diet Exercise

Bree E. Holtz, PhD

Assistant Professor of Advertising and Public Relations · Michigan State University

Expert in information communication technologies (EMRs, telehealth, mobile health, etc.) and public relations

Mobile Health (mhealth) Telemedicine Public Relations Telehealth Electrical Medical Records

Prof. Antony Bayer

Professor of Geriatric Medicine · Cochrane Institute of Primary Care and Public Health

Professor of Geriatric Medicine in the Division of Population Medicine in the School of Medicine at Cardiff University

Frailty Re-enablement Cognitive impairment and dementia Research Methods and Older People

Michael Fendrich, Ph.D.

Associate Dean for Research and Professor of Social Work · University of Connecticut

Michael Fendrich is an expert on policies, services, interventions, and risk factors related to substance misuse and mental health.

Risk Factors for Substance Misuse Addiction and Mental Health Services Research Design

Catherine Yu

Associate Scientist · Diabetes Canada

Dr. Catherine Yu is a staff endocrinologist at St Michael's Hospital and an Associate Scientist at the Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute.

Endocrinology and Metabolism Internal Medicine Patient Self-Management Education Diabetes Care

Michael Vallis

Associate Editor · Diabetes Canada

Dr. Michael Vallis is actively researching motivation, behavioural change, and adaptation to chronic disease.

Diabetes Gasteroenterology Cardiovascular Disease Obesity Behavioural Change

Michael A. Posner, PhD

Associate Professor, Department of Mathematics and Statistics · College of Liberal Arts & Sciences | Villanova University

Michael Posner, PhD, PStat®, is an expert on statistical analysis for medical and health care data, including Medicare overpayment.

Data Science Statistics Education Methods Observational Studies Biostatistics Statistics

Stefanie Ferreri, Pharm.D.

Professor, Division of Practice Advancement and Clinical Education, Eshelman School of Pharmacy · UNC-Chapel Hill

Through her research, Stefanie Ferreri hopes to change the way community practice is portrayed and delivered in the United States.

Older Adults Community Pharmacy Nonprescription Medications Health Care Policy University Teaching

Dr. Mine Durusu-Tanriover

Professor of Internal Medicine · Hacettepe University

Author of more than 40 peer-reviewed articles, Dr. Durusu-Tanriover's research area mainly consists of acute care and adult vaccination

Vaccination Quality Improvement Acute Care Adult Vaccination Chronic Diseases

Prof. Chris Poulos

Head of Research & Aged Care Clinical Services · University of New South Wales

Associate Professor Chris Poulos is the Foundation Hammond Chair of Positive Ageing and Care with the University of New South Wales

Rehabilitation Medicine Health Policy Aged Care Service Delivery Arts and health Restorative care and reablement

Dr. Samir K. Sinha

Director of Geriatrics · Mount Sinai Hospital

Dr. Samir Sinha is a passionate and respected advocate for the needs of older adults

Frailty Public Policy Quality of Care Ageing in Place Carers and Caregiving

Ramesh Rao

Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering, UC San Diego Director, California Institute For Telecommunications & Information Technology, UC San Diego · UC San Diego

Ramesh Rao is involved on a day-to-day basis with a wide variety of interdisciplinary and collaborative research initiatives.

Network Architecture Wireless Communication Computer Networking Network Performance Wireless Networks

Dr. Bradley Willcox

Professor and Director of Research · Department of Geriatric Medicine, John A. Burns School of Medicine, University of Hawaii

Dr. Willcox is also an author of a NY Times best-selling book on healthy aging

Long Term Care Geriatric Medicine Internal Medicine

Dr. David Cavan

Director of Policy and Programmes · International Diabetes Federation

Until 2014 Dr David Cavan was a Consultant Physician at the Bournemouth Diabetes and Endocrine Centre Bournemouth, UK

Re-enablement Diabetes Diabetes Education

Prof. Trisha Dunning

Vice President · International Diabetes Federation

Professor Dunning's work focuses on diabetes and older people, palliative and end of life care, the needs of family carers and medicines

Diabetes Palliative Care End of Life Care Caregivers Health Education

Dr. Alex Mihailidis

Associate Professor · Department of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy, University of Toronto

Dr Mihailidis has been conducting research in the field of pervasive computing and intelligent systems in health for the past 15 years,

Applied Technologies Intellegent Systems Pervasive Computing Re-enablement Rehabilitation Engineering

Serge Resnikoff

Professor · University of New South Wales

Professor Serge Resnikoff is an international expert and consultant in global public health, ophthalmology, and eye health.

Biostatistics Public Health Topical Medicine Ophthalmology Air and Space Medicine

George Kuchel, M.D., F.R.C.P.

Professor of Medicine, Travelers Chair in Geriatrics and Gerontology · University of Connecticut

Improving health and independence in older adults through multidisciplinary team science

Mobility and Frailty Voiding Issues and Urinary Incontinence Geroscience Geriatric Medicine Aging