from training.npr.org: https://training.npr.org/sources/payal-chakraborty/
Payal Chakraborty is a postdoctoral research fellow at Harvard Medical School’s Department of Population Medicine. She specializes in sexual and reproductive health and focuses on reproductive health disparities among LGBTQ individuals.
Arjee Restar is a social epidemiologist and health equity advocate, and a professor of epidemiology at the University of Washington. Her research examines the behavior, social and structural determinants of health, particularly in transgender and nonbinary communities.
Anup Malani is an economist who holds professorships at the University of Chicago’s law school and medical school. He also holds research positions at the Schaeffer Center for Health Policy and Economics at the University of Southern California and the National Bureau of Economic Research.
Dean Seneca is CEO of Seneca Scientific Solutions, a consulting agency that provides tribal nations and other clients with assistance in economic and community development.
Dr. Lona Mody is a professor of internal medicine, geriatrics and epidemiology at the University of Michigan. Her research lab studies antibiotic-resistant pathogens and develops measures to prevent their spread. With a research focus on the aging population, Mody has studied interventions to prevent infections and reduce transmission of drug-resistant pathogens in high-risk populations.
Nat Gyenes is a researcher who focuses on the intersection of the Internet and public health. She has looked at how epidemics, prolonged public health challenges and digital health misinformation effect societies.
Dr. Krutika Kuppalli is a medical officer with the World Health Organization in emerging diseases and zoonoses unit supporting COVID-19 health operations. She works with technical and clinical teams to help develop tools and guidance on treating COVID-19 patients.
Regina Shih is the director of the Social and Behavioral Policy Program and a senior policy researcher at the RAND Corporation.
Bindu Kalesan is an assistant professor of medicine and director of the Center for Clinical Translational Epidemiology and Comparative Effectiveness Research Preventive Medicine and Epidemiology at the Boston University School
Dr. Seema Yasmin is director of the Stanford Health Communication Initiative, a clinical assistant professor in Stanford University’s department of medicine, and visiting professor at the Anderson School of Management at UCLA, where she teaches crisis management and communications.
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.
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.