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Flaura Koplin Winston, MD, PhD. Scientific Director and Founder of the Center for Injury Research and Prevention, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Professor, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, General Pediatrics
Senior Engineering Investigator with Spin Out, Co-founder and Chief Scientific Advisor for Diagnostic Driving

Kate Rittenhouse-Olson, PhD, Professor Emeritus, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, State University of New York at Buffalo
Senior Basic Science Investigator with SBIR/STTR and Spin Out, CEO of For-Robin LLC

Shawna Hudson, Rutgers, PhD, Professor and Research Division Chief, Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Institute for Health, Health Care Policy and Aging Research
Senior Behavioral Investigator, Medical Sociologist, Early Stage Commercialization of behavioral research

Stacy Davis, PhD, MPH, Instructor at Rutgers, The State University, School of Public Health, Researcher, Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey, Population Science
Early Stage Investigator, Early Stage Commercialization of behavioral research

Courtney Houchen, MD, Regents' Professor, Eason Chair and Chief, Digestive Diseases and Nutrition, Oklamoma University, School of Medicine
Senior Basic Science Investigator with SBIR/STTR and Spin Out, Founder and Chief Medical Adviser of COARE Biotechnology

Deborah Erwin, PhD, Director, Office of Community Outreach and Engagement, Roswell Park Cancer Center, Division of Cancer Prevention and Population Sciences, Research Professor, Department of Epidemiology and Environmental Health University of Buffalo
Senior Behavioral Investigator and Founder of the Witness Program.   Co-founder and Research Partner SBIR/STTR and Spin Out, The Witness Project

Detric (Dee) Johnson, Detric Johnson, Community Outreach Manager, The National Witness Project Roswell Park Cancer Center
Trainer and Outreach Manager of the Witness Program. Co-founder and Business Partner SBIR/STTR and Spin Out, The Witness Project

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