Craig Earle, MD.

Vice President, Cancer Control · Canadian Partnership Against Cancer

Dr. Earle leads programs and initiatives that deliver on the priorities of the 2019-2029 Canadian Strategy for Cancer Control

Health Services Research Gastrointestinal Cancers Medical Oncology

Marisa Domino, PhD

Professor in the Department of Health Policy and Management, Gillings School of Public Health and Director of the Program on Mental Health and Substance Abuse Systems and Services at the Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research · UNC-Chapel Hill

Marisa Domino is a Professor the Gillings School of Public Health whose research focuses on the economics of mental health.

Persons with multiple chronic conditions Medical Homes Health Care Expenditures Mental Health and Criminal Justice Medicaid Policy

Lawrence Palinkas

Albert G. and Frances Lomas Feldman Endowed Professorship in Social Policy and Health · USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work

Dr. Palinkas is an expert in the areas of preventive medicine, cross-cultural medicine and health services research

Implementation Science Disaster Mental Health Systems Preventive Medicine Medical Anthropology Global Health

Erin Fraher, PhD, MPP

Associate Professor in the Department of Family Medicine, Assistant Professor in the Department of Surgery, and Director of the Carolina Health Workforce Research Center · UNC-Chapel Hill

Dr. Fraher is well known for her ability to communicate complex research findings in ways that are easily understood and policy relevant

Helath Policy Healthcare Models Health Workforce Education Systems Health Workforce Research Policy Social Medicine

Michael Hurlburt

Director Doctoral Programs of the School of Social Work Associate Professor of Social Work · USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work

Dr. Hurlburt focuses on behavioral health interventions for improving the relationships and emotional health of children and families

Emotional Health Children & Families Social Work Social Work Education Behavioral Interventions

Dr. Pat Armstrong

Professor · Department of Sociology, York University

Dr. Armstrong's work focuses on the fields of social policy, of women, work and the health and social services.

Decent Work for All Feminist Political Economy Women and Work Health Policy Health Care

Alexander A. Khalessi

Chair of Neurosurgery, Associate Professor of Surgery and Neurosciences · UC San Diego

Dr. Alexander Khalessi specializes in cranial and endovascular neurosurgery.

Cerebrovascular Accident Spontaneous Intracranial Hemorrhage and Endoscopic Evaluation Neurological Oncology Neurotrauma Intracranial Aneurysms

Ric Fordham

Professor of Public Health Economics · University of East Anglia

His main expertise is in capturing and assessing data on the economics of health care.

Resource Economics COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Health Economics Economics of Health Care Health Services Research

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

William Padula, PhD

Assistant Professor of Pharmaceutical and Health Economics · USC School of Pharmacy

William Padula is an expert in health economics, cost-effectiveness analysis, health services research, and quality improvement.

Hospital Medicine Outcomes Research Cost-Effectiveness Analysis Health Economics Health Services Research

Jeffrey S. McCombs, PhD

Associate Professor of Pharmaceutical and Health Economics & Director of Graduate Studies · USC School of Pharmacy

Dr. Jeffrey McCombs' research focuses on pharmaceutical economics and pharmaceutical policy.

Pharmaceutical Policy Health Care Reform Outcomes Research Pharmaceutical Economics Epidemiology

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

Prof. Elias Mossialos

Professor of Health Policy · Department of Social Policy, London School of Economics

Professor Mossialos's research interests are health systems and policy, with a specific focus on the impact of EU law on health care systems

Long Term Care European Health Policy Comparative Health Policy Funding Health Care Health Services Research

Dr. Marty Makary

Physician, Researcher, Author, Medical Commentator · Johns Hopkins School of Medicine & Johns Hopkins Center for Global Health

This won't hurt a bit! In fact, your audience will say "Ahh" when a Johns Hopkins School of Medicine physician and author is at the podium

Minimally-Invasive Surgery Health Services Research Cancer Therapy Health Policy Access to Healthcare

Sara Urowitz, MSW PhD

Director, Research & Innovation · Canadian Partnership Against Cancer

Cancer research and health policy expert, working to redefine cancer care in Canada

Cancer Research Research Funding Health Policy Hospital & Health Care Informatics

Steven Culler

Affiliated Associate Professor of Finance · Goizueta Business School

Health Care Financial Management Health Services Research

Dr. Sadie Bell, BSc, PhD

Research Fellow · London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine

Currently working on projects to explore vaccination programme delivery in the UK.

Older People's Health Health Services Research Health Care Policy Health Inequalities Disease Control

Claire de Oliveira, PhD

Expert Advisor, Cancer Economics · Canadian Partnership Against Cancer

Claire de Oliveira's main areas of research include measurement of the economic burden and the assessment of value for money in cancer care

Health Economics Cancer Health Services Research Policy Mental Health

Deb Keen

Director, Person-Centred Perspective & Prevention · Canadian Partnership Against Cancer

Public health expert, developing and managing pan-Canadian cancer prevention and person-centred cancer care projects

Cancer Prevention Active Lifestyle Tobacco Cessation Epidemiology Program Evaluation

John Blosnich

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

Focuses on sexual orientation- and gender identity-related disparities in violence, suicide prevention and social determinants of health.

Survey Design and Data Analysis Health Services Research Suicide LGBTQ Social Determinants of Health