Presenters for "APHA 2017 Annual Meeting and Expo"

Alex H. Kral

Principal Scientist, Behavioral Health and Criminal Justice Division

Alex H. Kral is an infectious disease epidemiologist with expertise in community-based research with urban poor populations. His policy and evaluation research has included syringe exchange programs, overdose education and naloxone distribution...

Alexandra Bornkessel

Senior strategist, Center for Communication Science

Alexandra Bornkessel, MA, is a change strategist having developed interventions, campaigns and services designed for positive social impact. Ms. Bornkessel and her team manage an award-winning portfolio of social marketing and behavior change...

Douglas J. Rupert

Health Communication Scientist

Doug Rupert has a dual background in communication and public health. Mr. Rupert specializes in researching, designing, and evaluating health communication and social marketing campaigns on a variety of topics, including prescription and over-the...

Elizabeth McClure

Perinatal Epidemiologist, Center for Clinical Research Network Coordination

Elizabeth McClure has more than 15 years of experience in leading global research in maternal and newborn health. Since 2001, in collaboration with the National Institutes of Health (NIH) scientists, she has served as an investigator for the...

Jean Wiecha

Public Health Nutritionist

Jean Wiecha, PhD, is a public health nutritionist specializing in obesity and chronic disease prevention among youth and families. She has been in the field of nutrition for more than 25 years and has extensive research and leadership experience...

Jennie L. Harris

Public health scientist

Jennie Harris is a researcher in the Patient and Family Engagement Program in the Center for Communication Science. Her expertise includes program evaluation, health communication campaign development and evaluation, and intervention design and...

Jill Lebov

Global Health Research Epidemiologist

Jill Lebov, PhD, MSPH, conducts applied epidemiological research within our biostatistics and epidemiology discipline. In this role, she develops and implements research protocols for diverse global health projects, including HIV prevention,...

Jon Poehlman

Program Manager, Social Innovation and Communication Strategy

Jon Poehlman, as an applied anthropologist, conducts ethnographically informed and participatory inspired research into how individuals and audiences think, engage, and express themselves concerning the topics important to their lives. Using...

Joshua M. Wiener

Distinguished Fellow, Aging, Disability, and Long-Term Care

Joshua M. Wiener, PhD, is a Distinguished Fellow at RTI and the former director of RTI's Aging, Disability, and Long-Term Care Program. He is the author or editor of eight books and more than 200 articles and reports on health care for older...

Lisa M. Lines

Health Services Researcher

Lisa M. Lines, PhD, MPH, has an extensive background in both managing and contributing to successful research projects for public and private clients. She is experienced in program evaluations, large-scale database analyses, and interactive...

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