Health and Medicine


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Dr. Raina Merchant is an associate vice president of the University of Pennsylvania Health System and an associate professor of emergency medicine at the University of Pennsylvania’s Perelman School of Medicine. Merchant’s work is at the intersection of health and social media, mobile media and crowdsourcing.

Updated 04/10/21 | Location: Florida | Subjects: , ,

Dr. Julio Frenk is the president of the University of Miami. He was previously the dean of the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and Minister of Health of Mexico.

Updated 08/04/21 | Location: California | Subjects: ,

Akilah R. Carter-Francique is the founder of Francique Sport and Education Consulting LLC, which provides education, research and development for sports participation. She is an associate professor at San Jose State University (SJSU) in the department of African American studies.

Updated 04/13/21 | Location: Florida | Subjects:

Dr. Henri R. Ford is a pediatric surgeon and dean of the University of Miami Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine.

Added 08/06/15 | Location: Minnesota | Subjects:

Purna C. Kashyap is an assistant professor of medicine and physiology at the Mayo Clinic.

Updated 04/20/21 | Location: Virginia | Subjects: ,

Pearl Chiu is an associate professor at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute, the department of psychology and the department of psychiatry and behavioral medicine at Virginia Tech University.

Updated 04/21/21 | Location: New York | Subjects: ,

Dr. Wendy Chung is a clinical and molecular geneticist and the Kennedy Family Professor of Pediatrics at Columbia University.

Updated 03/04/21 | Location: Texas | Subjects: ,

Dr. Ximena Lopez is a pediatric endocrinologist who sees patients at Children’s Medical Center Dallas. As medical director and founder of the GENder Education and Care, Interdisciplinary Support (GENECIS) program at Children’s Medical Center, her primary focus is the care of youth with gender dysphoria.

Added 07/05/15 | Location: Washington, D.C. | Subjects: , , ,

Maite Arce (Mai-tay Ahr-say) is a leading voice in creating access and enhancing opportunities for Latino communities to connect with information, partners and resources they need for a better life.

Updated 02/10/21 | Location: Washington, D.C. | Subjects:

Dr. Eliseo J. Pérez-Stable is director of the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities at the National Institutes of Health.

Added 06/23/15 | Location: California | Subjects:

Dr. Praveen Mummaneni is a neurosurgeon at the University of California San Francisco Medical Center.

Updated 04/15/21 | Location: Pennsylvania | Subjects:

Alex Ortega is a professor of health policy and the director of the Center for Population Health and Community Impact at Drexel University’s Dornsife School of Public Health.

Updated 04/15/21 | Location: Michigan | Subjects: ,

Trachette L. Jackson is professor of mathematics at the University of Michigan.

Updated 04/09/21 | Location: Georgia | Subjects:

Oncologist and epidemiologist Dr. Otis W. Brawley is a Bloomberg Distinguished Professor at Johns Hopkins University, where he focuses on developing cancer screening strategies and ensuring their effectiveness.

Updated 01/27/22 | Location: Arizona | Subjects: , ,

Mark Trahant is an editor at large at Indian Country Today, an online news outlet, and has decades of experience in journalism, editing and reporting with a focus on Native

Updated 04/18/21 | Location: Texas | Subjects: ,

Luis Zayas is dean of the Steve Hicks School of Social Work at the University of Texas, Austin and the Robert Lee Sutherland Chair in Mental Health and Social Policy.

Updated 04/11/21 | Location: Georgia | Subjects:

Dr. Valerie Montgomery Rice is the president and dean of the Morehouse School of Medicine. Rice is the first woman to lead a freestanding medical school.

Updated 04/11/21 | Location: Illinois | Subjects:

Dr. June McKoy is an associate professor of medicine, medical education and preventive medicine at Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine.

Updated 12/15/21 | Location: Washington, D.C. | Subjects:

Dr. Kavita Patel is a nonresident fellow in economic studies at the USC-Brookings Schaeffer Initiative for Health Policy, and a primary care physician.

Updated 04/21/21 | Location: New York | Subjects: ,

Carl Hart is the Ziff Professor of Psychology at Columbia University and an expert on substance abuse and addiction.

Updated 04/22/21 | Location: Nevada | Subjects:

Dr. Pedro “Joe” Greer is the founding dean of the Roseman University College of Medicine, a Nevada-based medical school in the planning stages.

Updated 04/11/21 | Location: Washington, D.C. | Subjects: ,

Edwin Park is a research professor at the Georgetown University McCourt School of Public Policy.

Updated 09/10/21 | Location: Arizona | Subjects:

Roberta Diaz Brinton is the director of the UA Center for Innovation in Brain Science at the University of Arizona Health Sciences and a Regents professor of pharmacology and neurology

Updated 04/22/21 | Location: Tennessee | Subjects: ,

Dr. Wayne Riley is 17th president of SUNY Downstate Medical Center.

Updated 04/09/21 | Location: California | Subjects:

Janet Tomiyama is an associate professor of psychology at the University of California, Los Angeles, and director of the DiSH (Dieting, Stress and Health) Lab.

Updated 04/06/21 | Location: New Jersey | Subjects:

Dwayne Proctor is the senior adviser to the president at the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, which works to improve health and healthcare.

Updated 01/16/21 | Location: New York | Subjects: ,

Galina Espinoza is the president and editor in chief of Rewire.News, where she leads a team of editors and journalists reporting on reproductive and sexual health, rights and justice.

Updated 04/04/21 | Location: Maryland | Subjects: , , ,

Claudia Galindo is an associate professor of education policy at the University of Maryland, College Park’s College of Education.

Updated 01/11/21 | Location: Massachusetts | Subjects: , , ,

Dr. Raynard Kington is the Head of School at Phillips Academy in Andover, Mass. Previously, Kington served as the president of Grinnell College from 2010 to 2020.