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James McClintock, Ph.D.

Polar marine biology • Climate change • Antarctic marine ecology • Ocean acidification • Invertebrate zoology • Marine invertebrate chemical ecology • Nutrition & reproduction

Lisa McCormick, DrPH

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

Steve McCornack, Ph.D.

Deception and deceptive message production • Communication in close relationships • Romantic relationship problems

Laura McGuinn, M.D.

Developmental pediatrics • Behavioral pediatrics • Autism spectrum disorder • Learning disabilities in children • Intellectual disabilities in children 

Dennis McLernon

Teaching acting and performance to students and adults • Directing for the stage • Teaching acting students to portray patients in a clinical setting

Benjamin McManus, Ph.D.

• Driving safety in severe weather, including rain, ice and snow • Occupational impact on driving conditions • Sleep deprivation and driving performance •  Impact of stress on driving safety •  Distracted driving and driving performance • Injury prevention through workplace risk identification

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James Meador-Woodruff, M.D.

Schizophrenia • Mood disorders • Psychiatric education/mentorship • Cellular alterations of neural circuitry in schizophrenia • Molecular expression in schizophrenia

Benjamin Meadows, Ph.D.

Economics • Environmental Economics • Economics of Education

Matthew Might, Ph.D.

Precision medicine • Personalized medicine • Genetics • Rare diseases • Computer science • Search engine optimization


Stephen Miller, Ph.D. 

The history of capitalism • Early modern Europe • French Revolution 

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Stephen Mitchell, DMD

Dental care • Rural access to dentistry • Pediatric dentistry

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

Anthony Morlandt, DMD

Oral cancer • Facial trauma • Bone graft surgery • Early detection of cancer • Salivary gland tumors • Head and neck skin cancer • Head and neck microsurgery • Head and neck reconstruction • Bone graft surgery • Facial trauma • Total jaw reconstruction • Osteonecrosis of the jaws due to medications or radiation therapy 

Paul Muntner, Ph.D.

Cardiovascular disease • Hypertension • Blood pressure management • High cholesterol 

Patrick Murphy, Ph.D.

Economic growth and impact • Entrepreneurship • Venture capitalists • Technology innovation • Social enterprises • Entrepreneurial ecosystems • Innovation education • International entrepreneurship • Corporate leadership • Economic impacts of natural disasters • Business culture and performance

Sarah Nafziger, M.D.

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

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

George Netto, M.D.

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

Jeffrey Nix, M.D.

Cancers including prostate, bladder, testicular, kidney, penile, adrenal • MRI in prostate cancer diagnosis and treatment • Robotic surgery

Cynthia Owsley, Ph.D.

Age-related macular degeneration • Vision and driving • Improving eye care access and quality for underserved populations

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