Health Experts

To talk to a health expert, contact Molly Blancett at blancett@uoregon.edu or 541-346-9134 (this rings to her cell phone)

Nicholas Allen, Department of Psychology

Clinical, Adolescent Development and Mental Health, Mood Disorders, Sleep, Developmental Social and Affective Neuroscience, Family Processes, Digital Mental Health, Assessment and Intervention, Prevention Research

Melissa Baese-Berk

Melissa Baese-Berk, Department of Linguistics

Linguistics expert, focusing on speech perception and production, with special attention to non-native speakers and listeners.

Elliot Berkman, expert in motivation, self-control, and addiction and assistant professor of psychology

Elliot Berkman, Department of Psychology

Mental Health, Addiction, Self-Control, Obesity, Goals, Smoking Cessation

Brendan Bohannan, professor of biology and expert in microbes and our health

Brendan Bohannan, Department of Biology

Climate Change, Microbiology, Health, Sustainability

Tiffany Brown, College of Education

Marriage and Family Therapy, Addiction, Recovery, Alcoholism, Drug Abuse, Self-harm (Non-Suicidal Self-Injury), Addiction on College Campuses, Grief

Elizabeth Budd, College of Education

Childhood Obesity, Chronic Disease Prevention, Health Promotion

Bill Cresko

Bill Cresko, Department of Biology

Ecology and Evolution, Cell and Developmental Biology, Molecular Biology

Jessica Cronce, College of Education

Substance Abuse, Substance Abuse Prevention, At-Risk Behaviors Among College Students

Donna Davis, School of Journalism and Communication

Virtual Reality (VR), Digital Embodiment, Tech Equity and Inclusion, Digital Social Capital

Hans Dreyer, Department of Human Physiology

Muscle Physiology, Metabolism, Physical Rehabilitation

Judith Eisen, Department of Biology

Nervous System Development, STEM Education, Science Literacy, Science Communication

Ihab Elzeyadi, School of Architecture & Environment

Architecture, Design and Health, Sustainable Design, Indoor Environmental Quality, Occupant’s Productivity and Well-Being

Caitlin Fausey, Department of Psychology

Early Development, Cognitive Development, Emergence of Language and Vision in Infants

Phil Fisher, expert in child development, especially in cases of abuse and neglect

Phil Fisher, Department of Psychology

Child Abuse, Foster Care, Early Childhood Adversity, Stress Neurobiology, Neglect, Attachment Disorder, Child Welfare Policy

Jennifer Freyd, Department of Psychology

Campus Sexual Violence, Domestic Violence, Minority Discrimination, Physical and Mental Health, Betrayal Trauma, Institutional Betrayal, DARVO

Nicole Giuliani, College of Education

Self-Regulation, Obesity Prevention, Health Behaviors, Family Dynamics, Emotions, Neuroimaging

Jessica Green, Institute of Ecology and Evolution

Biology, Sustainability, STEM, Women in STEM, Microbiology, Health, Germs, Engineering

Karen Guillemin

Karen Guillemin, Department of Biology

Microbiology, Microbiome Science, Cell and Developmental Biology, Host-Microbe Systems

Mike Hahn, Department of Human Physiology, Bowerman Sports Science Clinic

Biomechanics, Neuromechanics, Sports Science, Human Locomotion, Stress Fracture Prevention, Fall Prevention, Prosthetics Engineering

John Halliwill, Department of Human Physiology

Exercise, Sports Science, Healthy Aging

Ben Hansen, University of Oregon Department of Economics

Benjamin Hansen, Department of Economics

Marijuana, Suicide, Law Enforcement, Risky Behavior

Ellen Herman, Wayne Morse Center for Law and Politics

Families, Gender, Psychology, Adoption, Autism, Autism Spectrum Disorder

Jocelyn Hollander, Department of Sociology

Women’s Self-Defense Training, Prevention of Violence Against Women, Interactional Approaches to Gender, Pedagogy

Andy Karduna, Department of Human Physiology

Biomechanics, Shoulder Injuries, Science Education, Science Communication

Christina Karns, Department of Psychology

Neuroscience, Self-Regulation, Gratitude, Neuroplasticity, Parenting

Nichole Kelly, College of Education

Obesity, Eating Behaviors, Self-Regulation, Clinical Intervention and Prevention

Diana Libuda, Department of Biology

Diana Libuda is an expert in genetics, molecular biology, and cell and developmental biology. Diana’s research lab focuses on how DNA is repaired during sperm and egg development to ensure faithful genome inheritance and to prevent infertility and birth defects.

Andrew Lovering, Department of Human Physiology

Cardiopulmonary, Respiratory and Environmental Physiology

Benedict McWhirter, College of Education

Adolescent Risky Behavior, Prevention, Intervention, First-Generation College Students

Chris Minson, Department of Human Physiology

Exercise Physiology, Women’s Health, Heart Health and Thermoregulation

Nicolae Morar, Department of Philosophy

Bioethics, Social and Political Philosophy, Philosophy of Biology, Clinical Ethics

Cris Niell, Department of Biology

Neuroscience, Childhood Development, Autism, Schizophrenia

C.J. Pascoe

C.J. Pascoe, Department of Sociology

Gender, Masculinity, Bullying, LGBT

Ellen Peters, School of Journalism and Communication

Science Communication, Judgment and Decision-Making, Numeracy, Affect and Emotion, Adult Aging

Patrick Phillips

Patrick Phillips, Provost, Department of Biology

Evolutionary Genetics, Biology of Aging, Molecular Biology, Genetics

Ken Prehoda, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry

Molecular Biology, Molecular Evolution

Elizabeth Skowron, Department of Psychology

Counseling Psychology and Prevention Science, Early Childhood Adversity, Family-Based Interventions

Paul Slovic, Department of Psychology

Human Judgment, Decision Making, Risk Perception

McKay Sohlberg, College of Education

Concussions, Brain Injury, Communication Disorders, Early Intervention

Jeffrey Todahl, College of Education

Child Abuse, Neglect, Abuse Prevention, Couples and Family Therapy

Merle Weiner, School of Law

Domestic Abuse Law, Family Law, International and Comparative Family Law, Family Law Policy, the Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction

Kristin Yarris, Department of International Studies

Transnational Migration, Latin America, Transnational Families, Global Health, Global Mental Health