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  Aging/Geriatricssee Geriatrics/Aging
  Agricultural Safety and Health
  Duysen, Ellen Agricultural safety and health; public health
  Poole, Jill Allergies and agriculture respiratory health disease
  Yoder, Aaron Farm and agriculture safety; machinery safety; youth safety in agriculture; feedlot safety; wearable technology
  AIDS/HIV
  Fletcher, Courtney Pharmacy/drug delivery - AIDS/HIV research
  Fox, Howard Alzheimer's/dementia, Parkinson's, AIDS/HIV research
  Swindells, Susan Infectious diseases, AIDS/HIV
  Alzheimer's/Dementia
  Fox, Howard Alzheimer's/dementia, Parkinson's, AIDS/HIV research
  Gendelman, Howard Alzheimer's/dementia, Parkinson's, AIDS/HIV research
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  Arthritis/Inflammation
  Klassen, Lynell Arthritis/inflammation, rheumatology
  Michaud, Kaleb Arthritis/inflammation research, rheumatology
  Mikuls, Ted Arthritis/inflammation, rheumatology
  O'Dell, James Arthritis/inflammation, rheumatology
  Augmented Reality, Virtual Reality, Simulation
  Boyers, Pamela Interprofessional simulation education in health care; iEXCEL
  Autism Spectrum Disorders
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  Biomedical Technology
  Haider, Hani Surgery, biomedical technology - orthopedic surgery, hip and knee implant research
  Biopreparedness
  Lockridge, Oksana Biopreparedness research
  Blood Vessels
  Johanning, Jason M. Surgery - vascular surgery, blood vessels
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  Cancer
  Armitage, James Cancer - lymphoma, medical oncology, hematology
  Baljevic, Muhamed Cancer - multiple myeloma, plasma cell disorders, hematology
  Band, Hamid Cancer - breast cancer research
  Batra, Surinder Cancer - pancreatic cancer research
  Berger, Ann Cancer - breast cancer fatigue research, sleep disorders
  Borgstahl, Gloria Cancer, cell biology (basic research)
  Cowan, Ken Cancer - breast cancer, breast cancer research
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  Durden, Donald Pediatric oncology
  Ganti, Apar Cancer - lung, head and neck
  Grem, Jean Cancer - colon, pancreatic, GI tract
  Hollingsworth, Michael (Tony) Cancer - pancreatic cancer research
  Holstein, Sarah Cancer - multiple myeloma, amyloidosis, cancer drug development
  Lackner, Rudy P. Surgery, cancer - lung, esophageal
  Lunning, Matthew Cancer- lymphoma, oncology & hematology
  Rizzino, Angie Regenerative medicine, cancer research
  Vose, Julie Cancer research - lymphoma, leukemia, multiple myeloma
  Yee, Gary C. Pharmacy/drug delivery, cancer research
  Cardiology/Heart
  Anderson, Daniel Cardiology/heart
  Baxter, Timothy Cardiology/heart - vascular surgery
  Lowes, Brian Cardiology/heart - heart failure
  Windle, John Cardiology/heart
  Zucker, Irving H. Cardiology/heart research
  Cell Biology (basic research)
  Borgstahl, Gloria Cancer, cell biology (basic research)
  Lewis, Robert Cell biology (basic research), diabetes/endocrinology
  Child Health/Pediatrics - see Pediatrics/Child Health
  Communication Disorders
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  Dementia/Alzheimer'ssee Alzheimer's/Dementia
  Dermatology
  Wysong, Ashley Skin cancer, Mohs surgery, skin issues related to immunosuppression      
  Diabetes/Endocrinology
  Goldner, Whitney Endocrinology; thyroid cancer
  Larsen, Jennifer Diabetes/endocrinology
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  Lewis, Robert Cell biology (basic research), diabetes/endocrinology
  Drug Delivery/Pharmacy - see Pharmacy/Drug Delivery
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  Emergency Medicine
  Cooper, Jeffrey Emergency medicine
  Muelleman, Robert Emergency medicine
  Wadman, Michael Emergency medicine - airway management, procedure training, and rural emergency medicine
  Zeger, Wesley Emergency medicine
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  Endocrinology/Diabetessee Diabetes/Endocrinology
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  Family Medicine
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  Genetics
  Abdul-Rahman, Omar Clinical genetics; fetal alcohol spectrum disorder
  Rizzo, Matt Genetics - inherited metabolic diseases
  Geriatrics/Aging
  Bonasera, Stephen Geriatrics/Aging research
  Fisher, Al Geriatrics/Aging/Gerontology; palliative care
  GI Tract Disorders
  Grem, Jean Cancer - colon, pancreatic, GI tract disorders
  Mailliard, Mark GI tract disorders - hepatitis, alcohol and drug-induced liver disease
  Thompson, Jon S. Surgery - GI tract disorders
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  Heart/Cardiology - see Cardiology/Heart
  HIV/AIDS - see AIDS/HIV
  Hyperbaric Medicine 
  Cooper, Jeffrey
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  Immunology/Transplantation - see Transplantation/Immunology
  Infectious Diseases
  Bayles, Kenneth Infectious diseases - staph infection research
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  Cawcutt, Kelly Infectious diseases; critical care medicine; infection prevention; sepsis and pneumonia
  Freifeld, Alison Infectious diseases
  Hewlett, Angela Infectious Diseases - Ebola virus disease 
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  Kalil, Andre Infectious diseases - sepsis, pneumonia, Staphylococcus aureus, Ebola virus disease 
  Khan, Ali S. Infectious diseases, health security and preparedness
  Lawler, James Emerging infectious diseases, public health emergency preparedness, sepsis, viral hemorrhagic fevers
  Lowe, Jon-Martin Infectious diseases, public health, bioterrorism, health security
  Meza, Jane Global health, health security
  Rupp, Mark Infectious diseases
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  Simonsen, Kari Infectious diseases - pediatric
  Swindells, Susan Infectious diseases, AIDS/HIV
  Inflammation/Arthritis - see Arthritis/Inflammation
 

Intellectual Property, Technology Transfer

  Dixon, Michael Technology transfer and commercialization; inventions
 

Internal medicine

  O’Dell, David Internal medicine
  Palm, David Internal medicine; health care policy; opioid issues
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  Lung/Pulmonology - see Pulmonology/Lung
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  Mental Health/Psychiatrysee Psychiatry/Mental Health
  Mental Health/Psychologysee Psychology/Mental Health
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  Neurology/Stroke
  Fayad, Pierre Neurology/stroke
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  Garlinghouse, Matthew Clinical neuropsychology; brain behavior; language function post-surgery for epilepsy; cognition in cancer patients; substance use; depression, dementia; organ transplant
  Nursing
  Sebastian, Juliann Nursing
  Stamler, Lynnette Leesburg Nursing
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Occupational Therapy

  Krusen, Nancy Occupational therapy
  Ophthalmology/Vision
  Ahmad, Iqbal Ophthalmology/vision, regenerative medicine research
  Havens, Shane Ophthalmology/vision
  Krueger, Ronald Ophthalmology/vision, refractive surgery
  Suh, Donny Pediatric eye care; 3D surgical inventions
  Thoreson, Wallace Ophthalmology/vision research
  Oral Health
  Payne, Jeffrey Oral health research - periodontics, oral and systemic disease
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  Parkinson's
  Follett, Kenneth A. Parkinson's, Surgery - neurosurgery
  Fox, Howard Alzheimer's/dementia, Parkinson's, AIDS/HIV research
  Gendelman, Howard Alzheimer's/dementia, Parkinson's, AIDS/HIV research
  Murman, Dan Behavioral, Cognitive and Geriatric Neurology
  Pediatrics/Child Health
  Anderson Berry, Ann Pediatrics/child health - Neonatology
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  Baldwin, Jeffrey Substance abuse, pediatrics/child health
  Evans, Joseph Pediatrics/child health - psychology/mental health
  Jones, Dwight Pediatrics/child health - Ear, Nose and Throat
  Pharmacy/Drug Delivery
  Dering-Anderson, Ally Pharmacy/drug delivery
  Fletcher, Courtney Pharmacy/drug delivery - AIDS/HIV research
  Klepser, Don Pharmacy/drug delivery
  Olsen, Keith Pharmacy/drug delivery; critical care medicine
  Vennerstrom, Jonathan Pharmacy/drug delivery - malaria research
  Yee, Gary C. Pharmacy/drug delivery, cancer research
 

Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

  Bierner, Samuel Physiatry/physical medicine/rehabilitation
  Psychiatry/Mental Health
  Kratochvil, Christopher Psychiatry/mental health  - child, ADHD
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  Liu, Howard Psychiatry/Mental Health - child
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  Mirnics, Karoly Psychiatry/Molecular neurobiology of brain diseases
  Wengel, Steven Psychiatry/mental health 
  Psychology/Mental Health
  Evans, Joseph Pediatrics/child health - psychology/mental health
  Kuhn, Brett Psychology/mental health - child sleep disorders
  Liu, Howard Pediatrics/child health - psychology/mental health
  Valleley, Rachel Pediatric and adolescent behavioral health; anxiety, OCD, tics/habits; ADHD; learning difficulties; toileting and sleep issues; Tourette integrated pediatric primary care
  Wengel, Steven Geriatric Psychiatry
  Public Health
  Estabrooks, Paul Public health
  Khan, Ali S.  Public health - infectious disease, health security and preparedness
  Romberger, Debra Pulmonology/lung, public health
  Pulmonology/Lung
  May, Sara Allergy and immunology; drug allergy; pediatric allergy; hives and angioedema; hay fever; asthma; eczema; food allergy; recurrent infections
  Poole, Jill A. Pulmonology/lung - allergies, asthma
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  Rennard, Stephen Pulmonology/lung, regenerative medicine
  Romberger, Debra Pulmonology/lung, public health
  Sisson, Joseph Pulmonology/lung
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  Regenerative Medicine
  Ahmad, Iqbal Ophthalmology/vision, regenerative medicine research
  Rennard, Stephen Pulmonology/lung, regenerative medicine
  Rizzino, Angie Regenerative medicine, cancer research
  Sarvetnick, Nora Regenerative medicine - genetics and immunology, diabetes
  Rheumatology
  Klassen, Lynell Arthritis/inflammation, rheumatology
  Michaud, Kaleb Arthritis/inflammation research, rheumatology
  Mikuls, Ted Arthritis/inflammation, rheumatology
  O'Dell, James Arthritis/inflammation, rheumatology
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  Sleep Disorders
  Berger, Ann Cancer - breast cancer fatigue research, sleep disorders
  Kuhn, Brett Psychology/mental health - child sleep disorders
  Summers, Michael Pulmonary, Critical Care, Sleep & Allergy
  Sports Medicine
  Stroke/Neurology - see Neurology/Stroke
  Substance Abuse
  Baldwin, Jeffrey Substance abuse, pediatrics/child health
  Buch, Shilpa Substance abuse - NeuroAIDS, drug abuse and AIDS
  Surgery
  Abosch, Aviva Surgery - neurosurgery; epilepsy, Parkinson's, peripheral nerve pain
  Aizenberg, Michele Surgery - neurosurgery, brain tumors
  Are, Chandra Surgery - surgical oncology
  Baxter, Timothy Cardiology/heart - vascular surgery
  Cornett, Chris Orthopedic surgery (adult spine surgery; non-operative spinal treatment; sciatica; disc herniation; pinched nerves)
  Duncan, Kim F. Surgery - congenital heart defects
  Fingeret, Abbey Surgical oncology; thyroid, parathyroid, adrenal disorders; cancer; yoga and meditation
  Follett, Kenneth A. Parkinson's, Surgery - neurosurgery
  Garvin, Kevin Surgery - orthopedic surgery, hip and knee reconstruction
  Haider, Hani Surgery, biomedical technology - orthopedic surgery, hip and knee implant research
  Johanning, Jason M. Surgery - vascular surgery, blood vessels
  Lackner, Rudy P. Surgery, cancer - lung, esophageal
  LaGrange, Chad Surgery - urology
  Langnas, Alan Surgery, transplantation/immunology - liver, small bowel
  Maskin, Alexander Surgery, transplantation/immunology - uterine, kidney, pancreas
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  McBride, Corrigan L. Surgery - bariatric
  Mercer, David F. Surgery, transplantation/immunology - pediatric small bowel
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  Mercer, David W. Surgery
  Tao, Matt Sports medicine and arthroscopic surgery; knee, shoulder and elbow injuries; biologic therapy
  Thompson, Jon S. Surgery - GI tract disorders
  Thorell, William E. Surgery - neurosurgery
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  Transplantation/Immunology
  Langnas, Alan Surgery, transplantation/immunology - liver, small bowel
  Mercer, David F. Surgery, transplantation/immunology - pediatric small bowel
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  Vision/Ophthalmology - see Ophthalmology/Vision
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  Women's Health 
  Griffin, Jennifer Women's Health - breast disease
  Kinney, Sonja Women's Health - obstetrics & gynecology 
  Smith, Carl V. Women's Health - obstetrics
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