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All Faculty Expert tagged "health"

Argie Allen, PhD

With more than 20 years of experience as a therapist, teacher, advocate and public speaker, Allen is committed to raising the bar in the community with a message of hope, faith, inspiration and empowerment while teaching the "how to" skills necessary for families to be strengthened.

Veronica Carey, PhD

Carey has over 20 years of experience in behavioral health program planning and management, continuing education training and policy development.

Paul Clements, PhD

Clements is an experienced psychiatric clinical therapist, forensic consultant and critical incident/trauma response specialist. He is also a certified Gang Specialist and certified in Danger Assessment. He has provided counseling and crisis intervention to over 1500 families of murder victims, as well as to high numbers of surviving family members in the aftermath of suicide, industrial and occupational deaths, motor vehicle accidents, sudden infant death syndrome and other types of sudden violent death, as well as to survivors of interpersonal violence such as sexual abuse, rape and stalking.

Robert I. Field, PhD, JD

Field is a nationally known expert on health law and public health whose research focuses on ethical issues in managed care, public policy and legal facets of healthcare reform and genetic screening. In addition to being a professor in the Dorsnife School of Public Health, he also holds an appointment as professor of law at the Earle Mack School of Law at Drexel. He is the author of "Health Care Regulation in America: Complexity, Confrontation and Compromise," a comprehensive guide to the government's role in regulating health care, published by Oxford University Press.

Barry Furrow

Barry Furrow is a pioneer in the field of health law. His expertise spans a wide array of health-related topics, including health care policy, regulation and finance, patient safety, patient privacy, mental health, provider accountability, medical ethics and bioethics and legal issues of pain management.

Brian K. Lee, PhD

Lee's research interests include the epidemiology of neurological development, maintenance and decline.  Current topics include prenatal environmental exposures and autism risk; neighborhoods and psychosocial "stress" in the cognitive decline of older adults; lead toxicity and white matter health; gene-environment interaction; maternal antibody exposure in utero and fetal outcomes.

Ana E. Núñez, MD

Núñez is the associate dean for urban health equity, education and research and a professor of medicine specializing in minority, women's and community health.

Maria Schultheis, PhD

Schulthies’ clinical and research experience have been focused on the rehabilitation of cognitively impaired populations, including traumatic brain injury, stroke and multiple sclerosis. Specifically, she has specialized in 1) the application of technologies to the clinical, research and education of psychology and 2) studying the demands (physical, cognitive and behavioral) of driving following neurological compromise. Recently, she has focused on the development of new driving assessment protocols for individuals with disabilities. This includes research focusing on the application of Virtual Reality (VR) technology. Schultheis is also investigating the development of VR as a tool for ecologically valid assessment and retraining of everyday activities in rehabilitation. Schultheis' overall interest is in research related to the investigation and development of methodologies that have functional significance and can improve the quality of everyday life for persons with disabilities.d.

Stella Volpe, PhD

Volpe is a nutritionist and exercise physiologist whose research focuses on obesity and diabetes prevention, body composition, bone mineral density and mineral metabolism and exercise. She has researched interventions including changing portion sizes in cafeterias and making physical activity more a part of a person’s day to implement changes in behavior.