Sam Cykert, M.D.

Professor of Medicine & Clinician and Researcher, Associate Director of Medical Education for NC AHEC Program, & Clinical Director of the NC Regional Extension Center for Health Information Technology · UNC at Chapel Hill

Dr. Cykert's research career has an emphasis on access to care, resolution of health disparities, and primary care practice improvement

Access to Care Resolution of Health Disparities Primary Care Practice Improvement Racial Disparities in Primary Care Lung Cancer

Michelle Lobchuk

Associate Professor · Rady Faculty of Health Sciences, College of Nursing, University of Manitoba

Empathic understanding of our partners in care - Family Carers in Canada

Empathy Perceptual understanding Video-feedback Caregiving Family Caregiving

Christian Finley, MD

Expert Advisor, Clinical Measures · Canadian Partnership Against Cancer

Dr. Finley is an experienced thoracic surgeon dedicated to improving delivery of cancer care

Lung Cancer Esophageal Cancer Patient Education Improvements Regionalization Efforts Device Engineering

Andrew Noymer

Associate Professor of Public Health · UC Irvine

Andrew Noymer is an epidemiologist and demographer with an expertise in pandemics and post-pandemic social recovery.

Mathematical Sociology 1918 Influenza Pandemic Pandemic response Health and Mortality Demography

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

Lawrence B. Marks, M.D.

Sidney K. Simon Distinguished Professor of Oncology Research and Chair, Department of Radiation Oncology · UNC at Chapel Hill

Professor Marks studies radiation-induced injury to the lungs and heart

Oncology Clinical Research Radiation-Induced Normal Tissue Reactions Radiation-Induced Injury to the Lung and Heart Three-Dimensional Radiation Treatment

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

Michael Kosorok

W. R. Kenan Distinguished Professor and Chair of Biostatistics; Professor of Statistics and Operations · UNC-Chapel Hill

Dr. Kosorok's research focuses on big data and machine learning, as it applies to improving healthcare.

Deborah J. Rhea

Professor, Associate Dean of Health Sciences & Research, Director LiiNK Project · Texas Christian University

Deborah J. Rhea, Ph.D. is a full professor in Kinesiology and associate dean of Research and Health Sciences at Texas Christian University.

Social Emotional Learning Eating Disorders Unstructured Play Children and Physical Activity Childhood Obesity

Sandro R. P. da Rocha, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Department of Chemical and Life Sciences Engineering · VCU College of Engineering

Dr. da Rocha specializes in chemical engineering, biomedical engineering and nanotechnology.

Nanomedicine Nonivasive Drug & Gene Delivery Biomaterials Cancer nanotechnology Aerosol formulation

Rami Rahal

Vice-president, Cancer Systems, Performance & Innovation · Canadian Partnership Against Cancer

Rami Rahal leads improvements in Canada’s cancer system through data, research, economic modelling and innovations.

Population Health Cancer Screening Health Policy Performance Measurement Change Management

Heather Bryant, MD, PhD

Expert Advisor, Cancer Control · Canadian Partnership Against Cancer

Dr. Heather Bryant is a cancer control leader whose expertise spans the continuum - prevention and screening to diagnosis and clinical care

Epidemiology Public Health Cancer Clinical Research Health Policy

Morag Farquhar

Professor of Palliative Care Research · University of East Anglia

She works in the research field of supportive and palliative care for patients and informal carers living with life-limiting conditions.

Breathlessness Person-Centred Care Support Needs Health Research Informal Carers

Joseph DeSimone, Ph.D.

Chancellor's Eminent Professor of Chemistry, College of Arts and Sciences · UNC-Chapel Hill

DeSimone’s lab uses nanotechnology to engineer new disease treatment approaches, as well as 3D printing to engineer novel medical devices.

3-D Printing Nanotechnology Innovation Biomedical Engineering Chemical Engineering

Tony Hu

Weatherhead Presidential Chair in Biotechnology Innovation · Tulane University

Tony Hu is a pioneer in developing advanced diagnostics for personalized medicine and COVID-19 research.

Nanoengineering Biotechnology Innovation COVID-10 (Coronavirus) Biomaterials Biomedical Engineering

Mary Anne Amalaradjou, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor · University of Connecticut

Mary Anne Amalaradjou is a microbiologist with laboratory work focused on food safety and gut health

Inflammation Microbiome Gut Health Probiotics Food Safety

Nicole Onetto

Deputy Director and Chief Scientific Officer · Ontario Institute for Cancer Research

Dr. Onetto is responsible for developing and maintaining relationships with cancer research stakeholders.

Oncology Pediatrics Clinical Research Lung Cancer Pancreatic Cancer

Gregg Fields, Ph.D.

Chair of the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry · Florida Atlantic University

Gregg Fields uses chemistry to answer biological questions, many of which assist in the diagnosis and treatment of major diseases.

Extracellular Matrix Biochemistry Matrix Metalloproteinase Collagen Drug Discovery Protein Biochemistry

Heather Hampel

Professor I Department of Internal Medicine · The Ohio State University

Professor Hampel works to screen all colorectal and endometrial cancer patients for Lynch syndrome.

Clinical Cancer Genetics Lynch Syndrome Colon Cancer Research Uterine Cancer Cancer Genetics

Lizheng Shi

Endowed Regents Professor and vice chair of health policy and management · Tulane University

Lizheng Shi is an expert in health technology assessment, economics and policy, and for COVID-19.

Coronavirus Health Policy health technology assessment Health Economics COVID-19