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  • Nadya Bliss

    Director of the Global Security Initiative (GSI)

    Keywords:
    Defense, National Security, International Relations
     
     
  • Antonio Giordano

    President

    Keywords:
    Cancer, Diabetes, Heart Disease, Genetics, biomolecular chemistry, Oncology
     
     
  • Ram Pendyala

    Professor

    Keywords:
    Civil Engineering, Transportation, Infrastructure, self-driving car
     
     
  • Jamie Winterton

    Director of Strategy, Global Security Initiative

    Keywords:
    Data Privacy, Cybersecurity, Defense, Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), Internet, FCC, Regulations, Government, National Security
     
     
  • Evan Sisson

    Associate Professor, VCU School of Pharmacy

    Keywords:
    Diabetes, Diabetes & Endocrinology, Diabetes Alert Day, Diabetes and Adults, Type 1 Diabetes, Type Diabetes, Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus, Diabetes Medications, Diabetes Drugs
     
     
  • Sandra Arevalo

    Director of Nutrition Services/Community Outreach

    Keywords:
    Diabetes, Type 2 Diabetes, Diabetes Self-management, Diabetes and Adults, Diabetes and Latino, hispanic health risk factors, Hispanic Health, Bronx and Brooklyn, Latino Health, Minority Health, Minority Health and Health Equity, Health Literacy, Nutrition,
     
     
  • Karen Kemmis

    Clinical Physical Therapist, CDE

    Keywords:
    Diabetes, Diabetes & Endocrinology, Diabetes and Adults, Type 2 Diabetes, Type 1 Diabetes, Insulin, Diabetes Management, Diabetes Self-management, Exercise, Diabetes and exercise
     
     
  • Kellie Antinori-Lent

    Diabetes Clinical Nurse Specialist, CDE

    Keywords:
    Insulin Pump Therapy, CGM, Diabetes, Diabetes & Endocrinology, Type 2 Diabetes, Type 1 Diabetes, Diabetes Management, Diabetes Self-management
     
     
  • Klaus Ley

    Professor

    Keywords:
    Inflammation, Heart Disease, Vaccine, chronic inflammation, Integrins
     
     
  • Gerald Parker

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    Keywords:
    Terrorism, National Security, International Affairs, Biological Warfare, Pandemic, Infectious Disease, Public Health, Biosecurity, Biodefense, Global Health
     
     
  • Debra Zellner

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    Keywords:
    Children's Health, School Lunch, Nutrition, Food, Public Policy, Education, Healthy Eating
     
     
  • Roy Herbst

    Ensign Professor; Professor; Chief

    Keywords:
    Lung Cancer, Nsclc, Clinical Trials For Cancer, Yale Cancer Center, Immunotherapy
     
     
  • Charles Fuchs

    Professor; Director; Physician-in-Chief

    Keywords:
    Colorectal Cancer, Gastrointestinal Cancer, Yale Cancer Center, Cancer epidemiology, Cancer Prevention and Control
     
     
  • Anees Chagpar

    Associate Professor; Director, Assistant Director

    Keywords:
    Breast Cancer, Yale Cancer Center, breast surgeon, hereditary breast and ovarian cancer syndrome breast cancer, Breast Neoplasms, Global affairs, Healthcare
     
     
  • Yashpal Agrawal

    Pathologist

    Keywords:
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  • Michael Oberg

    SUNY Distinguished Professor of History

    Keywords:
    Native American history, Native Americans, Native peoples
     
     
  • Matthew Johnson

    Chair and Professor of Psychology

    Keywords:
    Marriage, Intimacy, Dating, Sex, Couples, family studies
     
     
  • Mary Muscari

    Associate Professor of Nursing

    Keywords:
    Mass Murder, Shootings, Violence, Bullying, bullying in schools, Parenting, Parenting Advice, Nursing
     
     
  • Michael Wimberly

    Senior Scientist, Geospatial Sciences Ctr Excel

    Keywords:
    West Nile Virus, Malaria, wildfire management
     
     
  • Hans Hassell

    Assistant Professor of Politics

    Keywords:
    Politcs, Elections, political parties, Political Participation, Congress
     
     
  • Melinda Green

    Associate Professor of Psychology

    Keywords:
    Psychology, Eating Disorders, Reserach, Heart
     
     
  • Todd Knoop

    Professor of Economics & Business

    Keywords:
    Macroeconomics, financial economics, Business Cycle
     
     
  • Andrew Gerber

    Medical Director/CEO

    Keywords:
    Neuroscience, Pscyhiatry, Psychoanalysis, Research, Mental Health, Psychotherapy, mental health policy, Autism, Attachment, adolescent mental health, Personality Disorders, bipolar, schizophenia, Depression
     
     
  • Jane Tillman

    Evelyn Stefansson Nef Director, Erikson Institute

    Keywords:
    Suicide, Mental Health, Psychotherapy, Psychoanalysis, Research, Suicide Awareness and Prevention, Suicide Awareness, suicidal behavior, suicidal ideations , Suicidal Thoughts, Education and Training
     
     
  • Eric Plakun

    Assoc. Med. Dir. / Dir. Biopsychosocial Advocacy

    Keywords:
    Mental Health Parity, Mental Health Care, Managed Care, Psychotherapy, Psychiatry, Psychiatric Care, Mental Health, Mental Illness
     
     
  • Lori Peek

    Director, Natural Hazards Center

    Keywords:
    Disaster Recovery, sociological research
     
     
  • Nicholas Warner

    Assistant Professor of Geological Sciences

    Keywords:
    MARS, Mars landing, planetary geology
     
     
  • Isaac Yang

    Associate Professor of Neurosurgery, Radiation onc

    Keywords:
    Neurosurgery, Neuroscience, Brain Tumor, Hearing, Balance, Radiosurgery, UCLA, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
     
     
  • Carol Johnston

    Professor, Associate Dir of the Nutrition Program

    Keywords:
    Health, Diet, Celiac Disease, Gluten, Nutrition, Obesity
     
     
  • Victoria Jackson

    Lecturer of History

    Keywords:
    sports history, Civil Right, Sport And Gender
     
     
  • Swapna Reddy

    Clinical Assistant Professor

    Keywords:
    Health, Health Disparities
     
     
  • Joel Garreau

    Research Professor

    Keywords:
    Law, Culture, Values
     
     
  • Rolf Halden

    Professor

    Keywords:
    Public Health, natural resource management, Urban Development, Biotechnology, Air Quality, Alternative Fuel, Opiods
     
     
  • Anamitra Pal

    Assistant Professor

    Keywords:
    Power, Energy, Smart Grid
     
     
  • Randy Cerveny

    Professor

    Keywords:
    Climate Change, Extreme Weather
     
     
  • Emmanuel Maidenberg

    Clinical Professor of Psychiatry

    Keywords:
    Depression, Stress, Anxiety, Relationships
     
     
  • Bryan Cunningham

    Executive Director, UCI Cybersecurity Policy & Res

    Keywords:
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  • Jennifer Balch

    Assistant Professor

    Keywords:
    Wildfire, Climate Change
     
     
  • Jocelyn Read

    Assistant Professor Physics

    Keywords:
    gravitational wave, Neutron Stars, Astrophyics, LIGO, Physics & Astronomy, Gamma Rays
     
     
  • Larissa Mooney

    Director of the UCLA Addiction Medicine Clinic

    Keywords:
    Addiction, Opiods, Cannabis, Alcoholism, Psychiatry
     
     
  • Donald Kohn

    Professor, Department of Microbiology, Immunology

    Keywords:
    Adenosine, X Linked Diseases, Bubble Boy Disease, Sickle Cell Disease, Genetic Disease, Gene Editing, Gene Therapy, Stem Cell, Stem Cell Therapy
     
     
  • Zaldy Tan

    Medical Director, Assistant Dean

    Keywords:
    Geriatric, Geriatric Care, Alzheimber's Disease, Alzheimer's, Dementia, educational technology, Quality Improvement
     
     
  • Christopher Giza

    Director, UCLA Steve Tisch BrainSPORT Program

    Keywords:
    Concussion, concussion and football, traumatic brain injuries, Youth, Neuroplasticity, post-traumatic epilepsy, concussion and sports, Sports-Related Head Injury, Brain Development, helmet studies, Neuroimaging, Genetic Markers, Chronic traumatic encephalo
     
     
  • Dallas Brooks

    Director, Raspet Flight Research Center

    Keywords:
    Aviation, Flight, Drones, Aeronautical
     
     
  • Larry Schlesinger

    President/CEO Texas Biomedical Research Institute

    Keywords:
    TB Disease, Tb Drugs, Tb Exposure, TB in developing countries, TB and HIV, tb diagnosis, tuberculosis and HIV co-infection, Tuberculosis research
     
     
  • Joanne Turner

    VP of Research, Texas Biomedical Research Institut

    Keywords:
    Tuberculosis, Aging and Disease, Immunology
     
     
  • Jordi Torrelles

    Tuberculosis researcher and scientist

    Keywords:
    Tuberculosis, lung microbiome
     
     
  • Robert Lanford

    Dir. of Southwest National Primate Research Center

    Keywords:
    Hepatitis, Primate Research, Liver Disease
     
     
  • Suzette Tardif

    Scientist and Associate Dir. of Primate Research

    Keywords:
    zika, Reproductive Biology, Aging, Obesity
     
     
  • Marcel Daadi

    Leader of SNPRC Regenerative Medicine & Aging Unit

    Keywords:
    Regenerative Medicine, Stroke, Parkinson's Disease, Translational Research
     
     
  • Marie-Claire Gauduin

    Assoc. Scientist, Virology & Immunology

    Keywords:
    HIV, AIDS
     
     
  • Raul Bastarrachea

    Scientist

    Keywords:
    Metabolic Disorders, Diabetes, Obesity, Cardiovascular Disease
     
     
  • John Bernal

    Assoc, Dir. of Veterinary Resources

    Keywords:
    Animal Behavior, Veterinarian
     
     
  • Jean Patterson

    Virologist

    Keywords:
    Ebola, zika, Biodefense, Biocontainment, biocontainment lab, Biocontainment Laboratory
     
     
  • Joel Goldstein

    Vincent C. Immel Professor of Law

    Keywords:
    Vice President, Constitution, election 2016, President of the United States, mike pence, Law
     
     
  • Christine Ambrosone

    Senior Vice President

    Keywords:
    Cancer, Epidemology, Cancer Prevention, Breast Cancer, Health Disparities
     
     
  • Ermelinda Bonaccio

    Clinical Chief

    Keywords:
    Cancer, Breast Cancer Screening, Radiology, Mammography, breast cancer early detection, Breast Cancer, Breast Imaging, breast biopsy
     
     
  • Stephen Edge

    Vice President for Healthcare Outcomes and Policy

    Keywords:
    Breast Cancer, Breast Cancer Surgery, Surgery, cancer incidence, Health Care Delivery, Health Care Outcomes
     
     
  • Robert Fenstermaker

    Chair of Neurosurgery

    Keywords:
    Neurosurgery, Glioblastoma, Brain Cancer, immunotheraphy, Cancer Vaccines
     
     
  • Andrei Gudkov

    Senior Vice President of Basic Science and the Gar

    Keywords:
    Cancer Genetics, Cancer Therapies, Drug Discovery, Radiation effects
     
     
  • Khurshid Guru

    Chair, Department of Urology and Director of Robot

    Keywords:
    Robotic Surgery, Bladder Cancer, Prostate Cancer, Cancer
     
     
  • Andrew Hyland

    Chair of Health Behavior

    Keywords:
    Tobacco, Tobacco Control, tobacco policy, Epidemiologic, Public Health, e-cigarretes, vaping
     
     
  • Candace S. Johnson

    President & CEO

    Keywords:
    Cancer, Cancer Research, Vitamin D, immunotheraphy, Cancer Vaccines, Genomics, Personalized Medicine, Cancer Therapies, Medical Research
     
     
  • Kara Kelly

    Waldemar J. Kaminski Endowed Chair of Pediatrics

    Keywords:
    Pediatric Cancer, Hodgkin Lymphoma, pediatric leukemia, Cancer Therapies
     
     
  • Boris Kuvshinoff II

    Chief Medical Officer

    Keywords:
    Liver Cancer, Pancreatic, Cancer, Pancreatic Cancer, abdominal cancer , Gastrointestinal Cancer, Stomach Cancer, Gallbladder Cancer
     
     
  • Kelvin Lee

    Jacobs Family Chair in Immunology

    Keywords:
    Cancer, Cancer Immunology, immunotheraphy, Cancer Vaccines, Biotech, mutiple myeloma, Medical Oncology, Medical Research
     
     
  • Martin Mahoney

    Chair of the Department of Clinical Prevention

    Keywords:
    Family Medicine, Primary Care, Preventive Medicine, Health Behavior, Lung Cancer, Smoking Cessation, HPV, Vaccination
     
     
  • Philip McCarthy

    Director of the Blood and Marrow Transplant Center

    Keywords:
    Bone Marrow, Bone Marrow Transplant, Leukemia, Lymphoma, Multiple Myeloma, Cancer, Blood Cancer, hematologic oncology
     
     
  • Carl Morrison

    Executive Director of the Center for Personalized

    Keywords:
    Genomics, Personalized Medicine, molecular pathology, Cancer, Cancer Genetics, Molecular Diagnostics, Medical Diagnostics
     
     
  • Kunle Odunsi

    Deputy Director, Chair of Gynecologic Oncology

    Keywords:
    Cancer, Cancer Therapy, Immunotherapy, Cancer Vaccines, Vaginal Cancer, Cervical Cancer, Ovarian Cancer, Uterine Cancer
     
     
  • Igor Puzanov

    Director of Early Phase Clinical Trials Program an

    Keywords:
    Novel Therapies, Melanoma, immunotheraphy, Cancer Vaccines, Personalized Medicine, Cancer
     
     
  • Mary Reid

    Director of Cancer Screening and Survivorship

    Keywords:
    Cancer, Lung Cancer, Cancer Screening, Cancer Detection, Cancer Prevention, Epidemiology
     
     
  • Danny Davis

    Professor of Homeland Security

    Keywords:
    Terrorism, Counterterrorism, Cybersecurity, Military History, Security
     
     
  • Meg Penrose

    Professor of Law

    Keywords:
    Constitutional Law, First Amendment, criminal procedure, Habeas Corpus, Death Penalty, sex discriminiation, Religious Liberty, Supreme Court
     
     
  • Satish Thosar

    Professor

    Keywords:
    Finance, microeconomics, Valuation, Corporate Finance, Markets, Brexit
     
     
  • Steven Wuhs

    Assistant Provost for Internationalization

    Keywords:
    Political Science, Mexico-U.S. relations, Mexico, Latin America, International Politics
     
     
  • Brandon Gibb

    Professor of Psychology

    Keywords:
    Cognitive, Environmental Risk Factors, Depression, Anxiety, Adolescents, genetic, Psychopathology, Children
     
     
  • Thomas Horan

    Dean, School of Business

    Keywords:
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  • Lina Begdache

    Assistant Professor of Health and Wellness Studies

    Keywords:
    Nutrigenomics, Neurodegeneration, Nutrition, Mental Distress, Microbiota, Food
     
     
  • David Campbell

    Chair and Associate Professor of Public Administra

    Keywords:
    Nonprofit, Performance Measurement, Management, Education, Philanthropy, Restructuring, Organizations
     
     
  • Marjorie Speers

    Executive Director-WCG Foundation

    Keywords:
    IRB, IRBS, Underrepresented Minority Groups, Human Research Protection Programs, Expanded Access, Expanded Access Program, FDA, Compassionate Care, education and health, clinical trial, Clinical Research, Research Ethics, Clinical Trials
     
     

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Children's Hospital Los Angeles, CHLA, chla.org, Treacher Syndrome, craniofacial and cleft lip

Expert from the Largest Pediatric Craniofacial Program in the U.S. Raises Awareness of Young Patients with Facial Differences and Syndromes Like Treacher Collins

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Children's Hospital Los Angeles is the largest craniofacial program for children in the country and is directed by Mark Urata, MD, DDS, chief of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at CHLA. He comments on Treacher Collins Syndrome and other facial differences brought to light in the new movie, "Wonder."

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Social and Behavioral Sciences

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The Link Between Unhappiness and Smartphone Usage with Kids

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Recent research has shown a direct correlation between excessive smartphone usage and unhappiness with kids and teens. Children's Hospital Los Angeles psychologist Stephanie Marcy discusses the issue and provides tips for parents on how to manage their kids' device activity.

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Poison Prevention, Poison Control, poison control hotline, Children's Hospital Los Angeles, Toxicology, Pediatric Injuries, National Poison Prevention Week, Pediatrics, Child Safety, Injury Prevention

Five Ways to Protect Your Child From Household Poisons

More than 2 million poisonings are reported each year to poison centers across the United States, and half those calls involve children under 6. As part of National Poison Prevention Week CHLA pediatric medical toxicologist Cyrus Rangan, M.D. shares tips for preventing poisoning in the home.

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Pediatrics, Injury Prevention, Winter Sports Safety, Winter Safety Tips

Winter Injury Safety: It's Not Just About Skiing and Snowboarding

Every year, thousands of children in the U.S. are injured in winter-related activities, regardless of whether they live in warm or cold climates.

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Liver Transplant, Hepatology, Biliary Atresia, Children's Hospital Los Angeles

300… and Counting! Children's Hospital Los Angeles Performs Milestone Liver Transplant

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Children's Hospital Los Angeles performs milestone 300th pediatric liver transplant when father donates tissue to son; family also gets a visit from CHLA's first-ever living donor liver patient.

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AFM, jill hoffman, Infectious Diseases, Neurologic Conditions, pediatric neurology, acute flaccid myelitis, polio symptoms, Centers For Disease Control

Children’s Hospital Los Angeles Expert Available to Speak on Sudden Acute Flaccid Myelitis Spike

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A rare neurological disease has recently taken center stage in the United States. Acute flaccid myelitis (AFM) has been identified by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) as the cause of eight hospitalizations in the Seattle-area alone, all of which involved children with polio-like symptoms. As of September 2016, 89 people in 33 states were confirmed to have AFM, with the CDC expressing concern about the sharp spike in cases in recent months.

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Children’s Hospital Los Angeles Specialists Offer Top Five Back to School Tips for Parents and Kids

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With a little advance planning, going back to school can be a fun and exciting adventure for kids and parents. The specialists at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA) have put together their top five tips to ensure parents and kids transition smoothly from summer vacation to the new school year.

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concussion awarenes, Concussion, concussion care, concussion detection, Concussion education, concussion diagnosis, concussion in sport, concussion management, Sports Injuries, Head and neck, Head Injuries, Head Injury Prevention, soccer head injury , soccer heading, Football Injuries, movie premiere, Movie

Concussion Expert Tracy Zaslow, MD, Available for Interviews

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Tracy Zaslow, MD, is the director of the Sports Concussion Program and medical director of of the Sports Medicine Program at Children's Hospital Los Angeles. She is Board-Certified in pediatrics, and also fellowship-trained, with board certification in sports medicine. Her clinical interests include a spectrum of orthopaedic and medical conditions affecting young athletes, including sports-related concussion, overuse injuries and injury prevention. Dr. Zaslow, a team physician for the L.A. Galaxy soccer team, understands the goals and challenges faced by young athletes because, like her patients, she grew up playing sports and still remains active in tennis, volleyball, running, hiking, yoga and skiing.

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Social and Behavioral Sciences

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Back To School, Children, Emotion, Anxiety, Time Management, Overwhelmed, Social & Behavioral Sciences, bullying in schools, bullying solutions, School, Parenting Advice, Role Model, bedtime routines, Stress and Anxiety, Homework, Social & Emotional Learning, new school, Patience, Communication and Families

Parents and Kids: Managing the Anxieties and Emotions of Back to School

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Dr. Marcy’s focus is on the emotional aspects of the new school year — the stress it causes for kids and parents. She has a model called The Six Rs of Returning to School: Rest, Routine, Responsibility, Reassure, Resist and Role Modeling. She talks about how to help children with the sudden overwhelm of transitioning from summer fun and later nights to resuming long days in the classroom and doing nightly homework. She is also an expert on kids’ socialization issues, like bullying (how parents should manage if their kid is the victim or if their kid is the bully), dealing with new teachers, adjusting to a new school.

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James Stein, MD, Veteran of Six Conjoined Twin Separation Surgeries, Answers 10 Questions About Rare Procedure Performed on Six-Month-Old Conjoined Sisters in Haiti

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On Friday, May 22, an 18-member team of physicians and nurses from Children's Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA) and Keck Medicine of the University of Southern California (USC) led an international collaboration to separate a pair of six-month-old conjoined Haitian twins, the first such operation ever performed on Haitian soil. James Stein, associate chief of surgery at Children's Hospital, was lead surgeon during the rare medical procedure.







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