Professor Helen Dawes

Professor of Movement Science and Director for the Centre for Movement, Occupational and Rehabilitation Sciences · Oxford Brookes University

Her expertise is in human movement and optimising performance of the body - through understanding the mechanisms of movement.

Elite Athletes Mental Health Rehabilitation Human Movement Exercise

Melissa O'Connor, PhD

Associate Professor | M. Louise Fitzpatrick College of Nursing · Villanova University

Melissa O'Connor, PhD, MBA, RN, is an expert in home health care, geriatric nursing and transitions in care.

Geriatrics and Gerontology Applied Health Informatics Geriatric Nursing Geriatric Home Health Transitions in Care

Paticia Fletcher

Chief Strategy Officer · ElderCare Buddy

Credentialed Gerontologist and Professional Certified Marketer

The Next Four Decades: the Older Population in the United States: 2010 to 2050 Communicating With Older Adults

Donghee Yvette Wohn

Assistant Professor · New Jersey Institute of Technology

Dr. Wohn studies the role of algorithms and social interactions in livestreaming, esports, gaming, and social media.

Algorithm and Society eSports Social Media Human-Computer Interaction

Prof. Finbarr C Martin

Emeritus Professor of Medical Gerontology · Guys and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust

Finbarr Martin has 30 years’ experience as a full-time NHS consultant at Guys and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust in London (1984 to 2014).

COVID-19 Health Services Development and Evaluation Frailty Health Care of Older People Geriatric Syndromes

José F. Parodi

Director of the Centre for Ageing Research · University of San Martín de Porres

Dr. Parodi served in various national & global committees for Health & Ageing and participated as an expert for international institutions

Mental Health Rural Ageing Healthy Ageing Infectious Diseases Epidemiology

Dr Liz Coulthard

Associate Professor in Dementia Neurology · University of Bristol

Exploring the relationship between sleep, dementia and long-term memory

Memory Alzheimers Cognitive Neurology Dementia Sleep

Dawn Bowdish

Associate Professor, Pathology and Molecular Medicine · McMaster University

Understanding why changes in immunity that occur with age and how this predisposes us to infection and chronic inflammatory diseases.

Immunology Microbiome Immunosenescence Aging Immune System Pneumonia

Richard Tunney

Professor and Head of Psychology · Aston University

Richard Tunney's research is on judgement and decision-making. He also researches behavioural addiction including gambling.

Decision-Making Gambling Judgement and decision-making Surrogate Decision-Making Impulsivity

Prof. Peter Lloyd-Sherlock

Professor of Social Policy and International Development · University of East Anglia

Peter Lloyd-Sherlock worked as the the External Research Coordinator for the UNRISD Project on Ageing, Development and Social Protection.

Public Policy Alzheimer's Cardiovascular Diseases Human Rights Active Ageing

Dr. Heather E. Whitson, MD, MHS

Professor · Duke University School of Medicine

She has particular interest and expertise related to the interface between age-related changes in sensory and cognitive health.

Population Health Alzheimers Ageing Age-Related Changes in the Eye Cognitive Health

Dr. Carlos Alberto Cano Gutiérrez

Director del Instituto de Envejecimiento (Director of the Institute of Ageing) · Pontificia Universidad Javeriana

Research Associate and Expert in Geriatric Care

Alzheimer's Disease Geriatric Medicine Geriatric and Long-Term Care University Administation Dementia Care

Deborah Chyun, Ph.D.

Dean and Professor · University of Connecticut

Dean Chyun is an expert in the field of cardiovascular disease and diabetes.

Diabetes Cardiovascular Disease Nursing

Michael Adams

Chief Executive Officer · SAGE

CEO of SAGE, the world’s largest and oldest organization dedicated to improving the lives of LGBT older people

Program Strategy Non-Profit Finance Strategic Planning Shaping Public Debate Persuasive Writing

Dr. Marla Shapiro

Professor, Department of Family and Community Medicine | Preventive Medicine · University of Toronto

Dr. Shapiro was named a member of the Order of Canada, for contributions as a family physician and trusted source of health information.

Vaccination COVID-19 Community Health Family Medicine Epidemiology

Michael Scullin, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience · Baylor University

Professor Scullin’s research investigates how sleep physiology impacts memory, education, health, and aging.

Neuroscience Sleep Physiology Cognitive Neuroscience Sleep Neuroscience and Cognition Psychology

Martha Belury

Professor, Human Sciences | College of Education and Human Ecology · The Ohio State University

Professor Belury conducts biological and nutritional research into how diet and lifestyle alter obesity, diabetes and metabolic disorders

Nutrition Nutrition & Disease Prevention Nutrition & Lifestyle Changes Nutrition & Wellness Nutrition (Eating Emotionally)

Kathleen Martin Ginis

Professor, School of Health and Exercise Sciences · University of British Columbia

Mental health benefits of exercise | Body Image | Exercise behaviour change |Disability | Women | Knowledge Translation

Exercise Psychology Health Behaviour Change Exercise behaviour change Exercise and mental health Body Image

Kelly Grindrod

Assistant Professor, School of Pharmacy · University of Waterloo

Kelly Grindrod's areas of expertise include medication use, digital health technology and pharmacy education

Pharmacy Education Digital Health Technology Medication Use

Debra Simons, Ph.D.

Dean, School of Nursing and Health Sciences · Manhattanville College

Fellow, New York Academy of Medicine

COVID-19 Effects on Seniors COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Higher Education Nursing Health Science