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Sue Feldman, Ph.D.

Fitness trackers • Digital health trends • Health information systems • Contact tracing apps

George Netto, M.D.

Genitourinary pathology • Bladder, prostate, and renal cancers • Molecular diagnostics • COVID-19 testing

Peter Jones, Ph.D. 

Public budgeting • Financial management at the state and local level • Education policy 

Molly Fleece, M.D. 

Outbreak of infectious disease locally and globally • Travel medicine • Antimicrobial resistance 

Irfan Asif, M.D. 

Family medicine • Sports and exercise medicine • Pediatrics • Primary care • Population health 

Jessica Grayson, M.D. 

Sinus infections • Seasonal allergies • Olfactory sense issues • Upper respiratory airway diseases • Nasal medicine • Influenza • Smell and taste loss

Marisa Marques, M.D.

Transfusion services • Stem cell collection/blood banking • Blood management • Pathology 

Sarah Nafziger, M.D.

Preparing before, during and after a crisis • Trauma and critical care • Disaster medicine • Pre-hospital care

Jeanne Marrazzo, M.D.

Intervention to prevent infection with HIV, including pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) • Coronavirus • Multipurpose prevention, including contraception options and protection against HIV and genital herpes • STI diagnosis management and prevention • Reproductive tract infections, including transmission to infants • Vaccine-preventable infections • Infectious disease outbreaks

Rachael Lee, M.D.

Healthcare epidemiology • Infection prevention • Outbreak of infectious disease locally and globally including the flu • Multi-drug resistant pathogens in relation to infection control

Richard Whitley, M.D.

Pediatric infectious diseases – treatment and prevention • Herpes virus • Virology • Gene therapy • Pandemic flu

Tedra Smith, DNP

Parenting and children's health • Emergency medicine & crisis management • Addiction 

Lisa McCormick, DrPH

Disaster and emergency management • Emergency preparedness and response • Public health crisis preparedness and response • Responding to natural disasters

Jodie Dionne-Odom, M.D.

Infections in women and pregnancy including HIV, syphilis, chlamydia, malaria, hepatitis B and Zika virus.

Robert Blanton, Ph.D.

International political economy • Foreign policy • Human rights