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Ronald Lazar, Ph.D.

Cerebrovascular disease • Brain Health • Stroke Recovery

Aadia Rana, M.D.

HIV/AIDS infection control • HIV/AIDS research • Health disparities • COVID-19

Timothy Garvey, M.D.

Diabetes • Obesity • Metabolic Health • Endocrinology

Ellen Eaton, M.D.

HIV• Sexually transmitted infections • Opioid addiction and treatment • Social determinants of health for STIs, including HIV • COVID-19

Matthew Macaluso, D.O.

Treatment-resistant depression • Mood disorders • Psychopharmacology

Andrew Pucker, O.D.

Dry eye • Contact lenses • Nearsightedness development

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Paul Goepfert, M.D.

Infectious Diseases •  Vaccines and vaccine research • COVID-19

Rouzbeh Ross Nazari, Ph.D.

Smart and Connected Built Environment and Public Health • Storm-water and Flood Resiliency Modeling and Planning • Infrastructure Damage, Transportation Resiliency and Evacuation Planning • Landfill Monitoring and Management • Urban Heat Environment and Human Health

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

Jonathan Quade, M.D.

Orthopedic trauma • Pelvic and acetabular fractures • Upper extremity fractures • Lower extremity fractures • Foot and ankle trauma • Fracture nonunions and malunions • Outcomes research

Elie Ghanem, M.D.

Primary hip and knee replacement • Anterior approach to the hip • Same day surgery hip and knee replacement • Gap-balancing techniques for total knee replacements • Revision hip and knee replacement for mechanical failure and joint infection • Outcomes clinical research after primary and revision joint replacement • Basic science research focused on joint infection and avascular necrosis of bone

Amit Momaya, M.D.

Sports medicine • Shoulder dislocations • Shoulder replacement • Rotator cuff tears • Hip impingement and labral tears • ACL injuries • Meniscus repair • Cartilage restoration • PRP and stem cell injections

Steven Theiss, M.D.

Back, neck and spine orthopaedics • Spine surgery • Orthopaedic surgery • Spinal health • Spinal trauma • Spinal cord injury 

Samiksha Raut, Ph.D.

Undergraduate STEM education • Science literacy • Professional development for STEM professionals • Service-learning • Sustainability • International STEM outreach 

Marcas M. Bamman, PhD, FACSM

Exercise biology • Mechanisms of human skeletal muscle regeneration and muscle mass regulation • Exercise-induced health benefits • Medical rehabilitation (acute and chronic disease, pre-surgery, post-surgery) clinical trials • Inter-individual Response Heterogeneity

Peter Jones, Ph.D. 

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

Hogan Knox, M.D. 

Eye health • Eye trauma and injuries • Detached retinas • Ocular disease 

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Robert Cannon, M.D. 

Transplantation • Liver transplantation • Organ preservation • Organ procurement and allocation policy 

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