Lee Murphy is a nutrition instructor with expertise in wellness, public health nutrition, and weight loss.
Health & Wellness Experts
Songning Zhang is the director of UT’s Biomechanics/Sports Medicine Laboratory. He is also a fellow of ACSM and has also served on the several committees of American College of Sports Medicine.
Lisa Reyes Mason has expertise in problems at the nexus of society and the environment, such as social vulnerability to environmental change, adaptation to climate change, water security and urban sustainability.
David Dupper is a nationally renowned bullying expert and is interested in enhancing the educational success of students who are at-risk of school failure by focusing on factors that contribute to school exclusion.
Xueping Li is an expert in computer simulation and modeling, particularly as it pertains to healthcare.
Shandra Forrest-Bank has expertise in the transition to adulthood, risk and resilience, positive youth development, and racial microaggression. Her main focus is understanding how poverty and racism are factors impacting young adult trajectories.
Uma Rao is the director of the Children’s Mental Health Services Research Center and has been involved in mood and substance use disorders research for more than twenty years. Her primary areas of interest are adolescent depressive and substance-related disorders during the developmental transition to adulthood.
Zannatul Ferdous is helping change the face of medicine, particularly for heart patients, through her research into tissue engineering and valves.
Lane Morris specializes in human resources and can talk about performance management, leadership, and occupational stress as it relates to health and wellness creating a balance between work and home life.
Paul Erwin is an expert in preventive medicine and public health.