Elaine Power

Associate Professor · School of Kinesiology & Health Studies, Queen's University

Teaches social determinants of health. Researches food insecurity. Advocates for basic income. Dreams of the day when food banks can close.

food insecurity food banks feeding the family family food practices Social Determinants of 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

Kathleen Becker

Clinical Associate Professor Dept. of Nursing at the School of Social Work · USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work

Nursing expert, focusing on community-public health

Social Determinants of Health Nurse Practitioner Education Collaborative Nursing Practice Health Equity Health and Wellness

Elaine Hyshka

Assistant Professor, School of Public Health · University of Alberta

Professor Hyshka is a health services and policy researcher focused on reducing the health, social, and economic costs of substance misuse.

Harm Reduction Opioids Cannabis Drug Policy Substance misuse

Michelle Zappas

Clinical Associate Professor Dept. of Nursing at the School of Social Work · USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work

Nursing expert, focusing on health care for vulnerable populations across the lifespan.

Nursing Science Education Women's Health Health Care for Vulnerable Populations Nursing Practice Dermatology

Dr Charlotte Godziewski

Lecturer, Sociology and Policy · Aston University

Charlotte Godziewski is a political sociologist interested in health promotion and the political determinants of non-communicable diseases.

Commercial Determinants of Health Social Determinants of Health Political Sociology of Health Health Promotion Health Inequities

Jim Mendez, PhD

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

Jim Mendez, PhD, CRNP, ANP-BC is an expert in lung disease and transplantation, pharmacology, and clinical ethics

Nurse Practitioner Practice Opioid Addiction & Recovery Lung Transplantation Pharmacology Psychological Predictors of Health Outcomes

Elizabeth Culatta

Assistant Profoessor · Augusta University

My research program concentrates on how identity processes affect health, especially during the transition to adulthood.

Sexual Harassment Mental Health Identity Processes in Transition to Adulthood Sociology of health and illness Sociology of Health Care

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

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

Deborah (Debbi) Witham

Managing Director of Public Policy · CARF International

Deborah A. Witham, M.S.W., J.D., leads CARF’s ongoing assessment of and response to developments in public policy.

Quality Primary care and behavioral health integration HIV & AIDS Substance Use Disorders Social Determinants of Health

Dr. Isabella Aboderin

Senior Research Scientist · Oxford Institute of Population Ageing, Oxford University

Dr. Aboderin is also Head of the Program on Aging and Development (APHRC) & Associate Prof of Gerontology at the University of Southampton.

Older Adult Rights Ageing Policy and Development Social Determinants of Health in Old Age Health Systems Access to Health Care

Emily A. Greenfield, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Social Work · Rutgers

Dr. Greenfield's research addresses how early life experiences matter for aging. She also studies age-friendly community change processes.

Ageing Life Course Human Development Social Services Theory Development Loneliness

Tam Phan, PharmD, AAHIVP

Assistant Professor of Clinical Pharmacy · USC School of Pharmacy

Dr. Phan's work focuses on HIV pharmacotherapy, immunizations, comprehensive medication management, and LGBTQ+ care.

Disease Screening Immunizations Integrative Medicine Comprehensive Medication Management (CMM) HIV / AIDS Care

Kathleen Woodruff

Clinical Associate Professor Dept. of Nursing at the School of Social Work · USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work

Clinical Associate Professor Focused on Nursing with specialty in adult primary care and infectious disease.

Management Pathophysiology Nursing Social Work Social Work Education

Dr Alexis Paton

Lecturer, Social Epidemiology and the Sociology of Health · Aston University

Alexis Paton's research focuses on how sociology and medical ethics can improve healthcare services.

Health Inequalities Health Improvement Sociology of Health Bioethics Medical Ethics