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Health & Medicine Experts

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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

Robert Cannon, M.D. 

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

Gregory Davis, M.D. 

Ivestigation of sudden death • Opioid-related death • Drug abuse 

Sue Feldman, Ph.D.

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

Will Ferniany, Ph.D.

Hospital Pricing • U.S. Health Care Reform • Vouchers for Health Care Choice • Rural Health Care

Molly Fleece, M.D. 

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

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

Jessica Grayson, M.D. 

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

Kevin Harrod, Ph.D.

Influenza virus • Infectious disease • Pulmonary disease • Chronic Lung disease  

Anand Iyer, M.D.

Lung health • Chronic lung disease • Critical care • COPD • Palliative care • Vaping

Joanna Joly, M.D.

Heart failure • Cardiomyopathy • Pulmonary hypertension • Transplant cardiology • Mechanical circulatory support • Dietary veganism • Health and wellness

Kimberly Kirklin, M.A.

Arts in medicine • Arts in health • Improving quality of life for all ages through the arts 

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

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

Caroline Reich, M.D. 

Breast cancer • Early detection of cancer • Mammography screening • Women's health • Radiology • Breast imaging 

Bart Rose, M.D. 

Pancreatic cancer • Diseases of the stomach 

Steve Rowe, M.D.

Cystic fibrosis • Effects of cigarettes and vaping • COPD

Tedra Smith, DNP

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

Steven Theiss, M.D.

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

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