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We also have a full-service broadcast team that can facilitate interviews for TV, radio or Skype and provide b-roll or sound on request. Search by topic or name to find featured experts or contact Public Relations for additional information.

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Trygve Tollefsbol, Ph.D.

Epigenetics • Cancer origin • Diet and cancer prevention • Gene regulation • Underlying mechanisms of cancer and aging • Novel therapeutic approaches to cancer

Rodney Tucker, M.D.

Palliative care in chronic illnesses such as heart failure and HIV • Palliative and Support Care and Hospice • Patient- and family-centered care and patient experience • Relieving suffering and quality of life for patients and offering family support

Jeffery Walker, Ph.D.

Neighborhoods and crime • Police law • Computer forensics and investigations

Eric Wallace, M.D.

Telehealth • Nephrology • Chronic kidney disease • Rural health • Diabetes • Fabry disease

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Stephenie Wallace, M.D.

Childhood obesity — diagnosing and treatment • Adolescent health • Healthy habits for children

Gary Warner

Cyber crime • Malware and phishing • Spam

Tara Warner, Ph.D.

Victimization • Sexual risk-taking • Neighborhoods • Substance use • Gun ownership 

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Amy Warriner, M.D.

Weight loss medicine • Diabetes • Endocrinology 

Stephen Watts, Ph.D.

Aquatic and marine science • Aquaculture • Medical application of aquatic animal models • Aquatic nutrition science

Kathy Weise, O.D., MBA, FAAO,

Pediatric eye care • Concussions • Effects of mild traumatic brain injuries • Ocular injuries


Brynn Welch, Ph.D.

Social and political philosophy • Biomedical ethics • Family ethics • Educational justice

Richard Whitley, M.D.

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

Audra Williams, M.D.

Abnormal uterine bleeding and fibroids • Women’s reproductive health • Family planning • Sexual health • Perimenopause and menopause

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Stefanie Woodard, DO 

• breast imaging and prevention • diagnostic radiology

Holly Wyatt, M.D.

Obesity • Nutrition • Metabolism • Physical activity • Weight loss and regulation • Wellness • Endocrinology • Internal medicine 

Stephanie Yates, Ph.D.

Financial education • Budgeting • Personal finance • Money management • Finance for underserved communities

Kristina Zierold, Ph.D. 

Climate change • Air pollution • Coal ash pollution • Water contamination • Environmental and social justice 

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