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Pankaj Arora, M.D.

Heart health • Hypertension • Obesity

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Irfan Asif, M.D. 

Family medicine • Sports and exercise medicine • Pediatrics • Primary care • Population health 

Dean Assimos, M.D.

Clinical care of the kidney stone patient • Metabolic causes of kidney stones • Kidney stone research

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Steve Austad, Ph.D.

The biology of aging • Evolution • Ecology of infectious diseases • Scientific communication • Longevity of life

Mark Bailey, D.O., Ph.D.

Pain management — treatment and solutions

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Elizabeth Baker, Ph.D.

Health disparities in second generation Mexican and Hispanic populations • Social structures including gender, social class and race/ethnicity • Immigration reform and policy 

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

Doug Barrett, MFA

Graphic design • Design research • Design and branding for nonprofits • Typography • Silkscreen printing

Monica Baskin, Ph.D.

Minority health and health disparities • Culturally relevant behavioral interventions for cancer prevention and control • Obesity prevention and treatment • Coping with sickle cell disease

Adam Beck, M.D. 

Vascular disease • Vascular surgery • Aortic aneurysms • Developing new medical devices tailored to individual patients 

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David Becker, Ph.D.

Health care policy • Federal and state health policy issues • Health, Labor and regulatory economics

Smita Bhatia, M.D., MPH

Cancer • Cancer outcomes • Cancer survivorship 

Robert Blanton, Ph.D.

International political economy • Foreign policy • Human rights

Shannon Blanton, Ph.D.

International relations • Foreign policy • Human rights • Political violence • International political economy

James Bonner, M.D.

Cancer therapy • Radiation • Chemotherapy combinations • Proton therapy • Stereotactic body radiation therapy • Hypofractionated radiotherapy

Erin Buczek, M.D.

Head and neck cancer • Skin cancer • Robotic assisted surgery • Laser microsurgery

Thomas Buford, Ph.D. 

Perserving the health and independence of older adults • Healthy aging • Physical activity and fitness and how it impacts aging and quality of life • Exercises and interventions to increase mobility in older adults 

Terri Call, O.D.

Primary optometric care • Ocular disease • Low vision

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Robert Cannon, M.D. 

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

William Carroll, M.D.

Head and neck oncology  • Transoral robotic surgery (TORS)

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