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Caroline Reich, M.D. 

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

Lindsay Rhodes, M.D. 

Cataracts • Glaucoma • Comprehensive ophthalmology • Telemedicine 
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Holly Richter, M.D., Ph.D.

Stress urinary incontinence • Urgency urinary incontinence • Mixed urinary incontinence (stress and urgency) • Vesicovaginal and rectovaginal fistulas • Pelvic organ prolapse • Fecal incontinence • Mesh complications • Vaginal estrogen use

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Steve Rowe, M.D.

Cystic fibrosis • Effects of cigarettes and vaping • COPD

Stephen Russell, M.D.

Annual physicals • Primary physician care Primary care for adults and children • Vaccinations • Urgent care for flu, upper respiratory infections, etc. • Preventive care for adults

Kenneth Saag, M.D.

Treatment and research on rheumatic diseases • Osteoporosis diagnosis

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Michael Saag, M.D.

HIV/AIDS infection control • Antiretroviral therapy • HIV/AIDS research • Hepatitis C diagnosis and therapy

Nitesh Saxena, Ph.D. 

All aspects of information assurance • Computer and network security • Wireless and movile device security • Usable security • Privacy and applied cryptography 

Isabel Scarinci, Ph.D.

HPV vaccines • Cancer prevention • Minority health • Health disparities

David Schwebel, Ph.D.

Pedestrian safety • Child injury prevention • Texting & walking • Child gun safety • Playground safety • Technology-based injury intervention & prevention

Anath Shalev, M.D.

Diabetes research, drug discovery, and novel treatment approaches • Beta cell and islet biology • Type 1 diabetes • Type 2 diabetes • microRNAs

Richard Shelton, M.D.

Depression • Suicide • Bipolar disorder • Mood disorders • Experimental therapeutics • Biomarker identification

Sandra Sims, Ph.D. 

Quality physical education programs • Integrated physical education and health education • Health & wellness 

Virginia Sisiopiku, Ph.D.

Traffic planning & operations • Transportation safety • Pedestrian behavior & safety • Driver distraction • Intelligent transportation systems • Sustainable transportation systems • Evacuation methods

Tedra Smith, DNP

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

Erin Snyder, M.D.

Women's Health • Men's Health • Internal medicine • Primary care • Medical education 

Patricia M. Speck, DNSc, CRNP

Child abuse • Sexual assault • Domestic violence • Child abuse prevention • Domestic violence and sexual assault prevention• PTSD • Helping survivors of child abuse, domestic violence or sexual assault recover and thrive

David Standaert, M.D., Ph.D.

Movement disorders • Parkinson’s disease • Neurodegenerative diseases

Despina Stavrinos, Ph.D.

Transportation safety • Cognitive development and injury prevention • Virtual reality and simulation safety training • Texting & driving • Distracted driving intervention & prevention • Technology & driving

Beth Steele, O.D., FAAO

Primary optometric care • Ocular disease

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