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

Wizdom Powell, Ph.D.

Director of the Health Disparities Institute and Associate Professor of Psychiatry at UConn Health · University of Connecticut

Expert on the role of racism and gender norms in African American male health and healthcare inequities.

Ptsd African American Men Health Health Disparities Military Mental Health

Cheryl Woods Giscombe, Ph.D., R.N., PMHNP-BC

Associate Professor, with tenure- Melissa and Harry LeVine Family and Distinguished Associate Professor in Quality of Life, Health Promotion, and Wellness in the School of Nursing · UNC-Chapel Hill

Melissa and Harry LeVine Family Professor of Quality of Life, Health Promotion and Wellness

Social Health Psychology Nutrition Mental Health Holistic Health

Gulzar Shah

Department Chair & Professor, Health Policy and Behavior · Georgia Southern University

Gulzar Shah works to explore the fields of health informatics.

Social Determinants of Health Public Workforce Needs and Interests Community Health Health Policy and Behavior Health Informatics

Electra Paskett

Professor of Cancer Research I Department of Internal Medicine · The Ohio State University

Electra Paskett is the Director of the Division of Cancer Prevention and Control in the College of Medicine.

Cancer Prevention Cancer Research Health Disparities Public Health

Mark Holmes, PhD

Professor of Health Policy and Management and Director of Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research · UNC-Chapel Hill

A Professor in the UNC-CH Gillings School of Public Health, with interests in rural health, health policy and hospital finance.

Policy Implementation and Development Patient-Centered Outcome Research Workforce Hospital Finance Rural Health

Debra Furr-Holden

C.S. Mott Endowed Professor of Public Health · Michigan State University

Debra Furr-Holden is an epidemiologist with expertise in drug and alcohol dependence epidemiology and prevention science.

Health Equity Prevention Science Drug and Alcohol Dependence Epidemiology Public Health

Hilary Rose

Associate Professor · Concordia University

Hilary Rose's research interests lie in child development with a current focus on sexually-confused youth

Gender Development Sexual Identity Development Stereotyping Processes Bullying At-Risk Teens

Felicia Pratto, Ph.D.

Professor of Psychological Sciences · University of Connecticut

Psychology expert, specializing in race and sex discrimination and intergroup dynamics

Terrorism and counter-terrorism Xenophobia Prejudice, tace- and sex- discrimination in hiring Homophobia Violations of International Humanitarian Law in war-time

Christine Williams, D.N.Sc.

Director, PhD Program and Professor · Florida Atlantic University

Christine Williams research focuses on older adults and the problems of coping with cognitive impairment.

Gerontology Cognition Disorders Neurodegenerative Diseases Nursing Nursing Education

Dr Maria Maynard

Reader in Public Health Nutrition · Leeds Beckett University

Expertise in the health & diets of minority ethnic & migrant communities - exploring nutrition-related inequalities, obesity & diabetes.

Communities Obesity Nutrition Migrant Health Diet and Inequality

Kelly Strutz

Assistant Professor · Michigan State University

Kelly Strutz's research interests center on pregnancy as a critical period for understanding women’s and infants’ health.

Program Evaluation Epidemiology Communication Study Conception and Design Data Management and Analysis

Daniel Hackman

Assistant Professor of Social Work · USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work

Examines the role of early experience and the psychological and biological factors that contribute to disparities in health and development.

Barry Popkin, Ph.D.

W.R. Kenan Jr. Distinguished Professor, Department of Nutrition & Adjunct Professor, Department of Economics · UNC at Chapel Hill

Dr. Barry Popkin is an expert on global nutrition.

Nutrition Noncommunicable Diseases Global Health Obesity in the U.S. Public Health

Joe T. Darden

Professor · Michigan State University

An expert on urban residential segregation, fair housing issues and neighborhood racial/socioeconomic inequality.

Socioeconomic Inequality Racial Inequality Urban Affairs Ferguson Racial Protests

Jennifer Lewis

Clinical Associate Professor of Social Work · USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work

Integrated health and mental health expert, focusing on HIV, suicide prevention, stress, trauma and resilience.

Psychotherapy Mental Health Adults and Healthy Aging Health

Yvonne Troya

Clinical Professor of Law · UC Hastings College of the Law

Contacts: troyay@uchastings.edu / 415-581-8918 / Office 300-100

Aging and Elderly Healthcare Decision-Making Children and Families Medical-Legal Partnerships Vulnerable Populations

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

S. Megan Berthold, Ph.D., LCSW

Associate Professor and Director of Field Education · University of Connecticut School of Social Work

Prof. Berthold's clinical and research expertise is with refugee and asylum seeking survivors of torture and the Cambodian genocide.

refugees and asylum seekers vicarious trauma and resilience human rights approach to social work co-ocurring health and mental health conditions post torture and genocide Trauma and Recovery

Andrew Deener, Ph.D.

Professor of Sociology · University of Connecticut

Andrew Deener is a professor of sociology at the University of Connecticut.

Food Systems Gentrification Economic Sociology Culture City Development