Dr. Robin Armstrong
Dr. Robin Armstrong is an internal medicine physician practicing as a hospitalist and in nursing homes. Dr. Armstrong owns Armstrong Medical Group with eleven employees and practices medicine in his home town. Dr. Armstrong is known for successful early treatment of the frail elderly COVID-19 patients in the nursing home setting early in the pandemic. He serves on the Finance Commission of Texas. His wife Martha is also a doctor and they have four sons. www.robinarmstrongfortexas.com
Dr. Jeffrey Barke
Dr. Jeffrey Barke is a Board Certified primary care physician in private practice for over 25 years. He completed his medical school and family practice residency at the University of California, Irvine. He has served as an Associate Clinical Professor at U.C. Irvine and a board member of the Orange County Medical Association. He is also a reserve deputy and a tactical physician for a local law enforcement SWAT team. Dr. Barke served as an elected school board member for the Los Alamitos Unified School District for 12 years and is the cofounder and current school board Chair of the free public charter school Orange County Classical Academy. Dr. Barke is married to his high school sweetheart and has two adult children.
Dr. Teryn Clarke
Dr. Clarke is a board-certified neurologist. Her focus is on the diagnosis and management of Alzheimer’s Disease and other cognitive disorders. Her mission to educate the community and optimize lifestyle for brain health and general health. The Alzheimer’s Foundation of America selected her as their Dementia Care Professional of the Year in 2015. During the pandemic, she has remained focused on the health and psychological needs of seniors. She is now working within her community to identify and treat deficiencies to boost immune system function in this vulnerable population.
Dr. Robert Hamilton
Dr. Robert C. Hamilton, M.D. has been a general pediatrician in Santa Monica, CA for 36 years. He studied medicine at UCLA Medical School and did his pediatric residency and Chief Residency at UCLA Medical Center as well. He is a former President of the Los Angeles Pediatric Society. Dr. Hamilton founded ‘Lighthouse Medical Missions’, a volunteer organization that organizes short-term medical missions to Africa, Asia, Central and South America. He has traveled to Africa on medical teams 26 times and his most recent trip was to Colombia to aid Venezuelan refugees leaving their country.
He is also the creator of the ‘Hamilton Hold’, a technique for calming crying babies that has been seen by over 44 million viewers worldwide on YouTube. In 2018 he authored 7 Secrets of the Newborn. He has written editorial articles for the Wall Street Journal, and appeared as a television guest on Good Morning America, The Doctor Oz Show, Fox’s Morning Show, Beijing’s CCTV show ‘Challenge Impossible’ and on Fox’ The Ingraham Angle. He has also been a guest on the Dennis Prager radio show and Eric Metaxis’ podcast. Finally, he is the host of his own podcast entitled, ‘The Hamilton Review: Where Kids and Culture Collide’.
Dr. Joseph A. Ladapo
Dr. Ladapo, MD, PhD, is a physician and health policy researcher whose primary interests include health economics, technology evaluation, and interventions to reduce cardiovascular disease risk. He is Associate Professor-in-Residence at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. His research program is funded by the National Institutes of Health, and his writings have appeared in the Washington Post, USA Today, and the Wall Street Journal. Dr. Ladapo graduated from Wake Forest University and received his MD from Harvard Medical School and his PhD in Health Policy from Harvard Graduate School of Arts and Sciences.
Dr. Mark McDonald
Dr. McDonald trained in both adult and child & adolescent psychiatry at UCLA and achieved double board certification. For the past eight years, he has also trained in adult psychoanalysis. He now specializes in child and adolescent psychiatry. Dr. McDonald has lived and worked in Europe, Asia, and Central America, and he is proficient in Japanese, Spanish, and French. He studied classical music, history, and literature at UC Berkeley. Before beginning his medical education, he taught in public schools. His opinions on the need to re-open America’s schools have been widely published in local and national news, including the Wall Street Journal and The Federalist.
Dr. Geoff Mitchell
Dr. Mitchell is a graduate of the Medical College of Ohio and did his post-graduate training at Riverside Methodist Hospital in Columbus, Ohio. He was recently cited by the American Board of Emergency Medicine for his fourth ten-year certification. Dr. Mitchell is a two-time recipient of the Press Ganey Summit Award, the nation’s highest award for patient satisfaction. He was a director of the American Academy of Emergency Medicine and a recipient of that organization’s lifetime achievement Keaney Award. Dr. Mitchell’s work in post-war Kosovo was applauded by the WHO. Fighting health care fraud, he earned a mid-career law degree. Dr. Mitchell is presently focused on his medicolegal work, and has written on improved COVID outcomes in malaria-endemic, sub-Saharan Africa.
Dr. Brian Tyson
Dr. Brian Tyson is a board certified family practitioner who worked as an emergency physician at Arrowhead Regional Medial center for 13 years as well as working as a hospitalist physician for 14 years before opening his own Urgent Care in 2018. Dr. Tyson was the Program Medical Director for Cogent Healthcare and Beaver medical group. His experience with COVID-19 has been exceptional, with over 17,000 patients evaluated, over 1900 positive cases, only one hospitalization and zero deaths. His urgent care serves a very high-risk population including two nursing homes, and his success was due to his aggressive early management. Due to his proven methodology, he is considered a frontline COVID-19 treatment expert and has been featured on multiple media sites.
Dr. Richard Urso
Dr. Richard Urso graduated from the University of Texas Houston School of Medicine with highest honors. He completed a residency in ophthalmology then fellowships in Ocular Oncology and Oculofacial surgery. He joined the University of Texas and led the ocular trauma team at both Hermann hospital and LBJ hospital for more than a decade. He frequently presented at Grand rounds and won three best teacher awards. He also spent considerable time in basic science research and developed a novel wound healing model. Dr.Urso patented a treatment which eventually became FDA approved for the treatment of neurotic keratitis. He has a special interest in drug re purposing.
Dr. Scott Barbour
Dr. Scott Barbour is the founder and owner of Barbour Orthopaedics & Spine with five clinics and a surgery center in Atlanta, Georgia. Dr. Barbour is fellowship-trained in sports medicine (Palo Alto medical foundation). Dr. Barbour has been a team physician for several professional sports teams including the Oakland Raiders, San Jose Sharks, USA Rugby Teams. He is currently the team physician for the Atlanta franchise of Major League Rugby professional rugby team. Dr. Barbour has appeared on numerous radio and television shows. He has published articles and book chapters on Orthopedic surgery and has been an editor for American Journal of Sports Medicine. He currently co-hosts “The Doctors Lounge” podcast on America’s Web Radio and is a board member of Docs4PatientCare foundation.
Dr. Jayanta Bhattacharya
Dr. Jay Bhattacharya is Professor of Medicine at Stanford University and a research associate at the National Bureau of Economics Research. He holds an MD and PhD in economics, both earned at Stanford University. Dr. Bhattacharya’s research focuses on the health and well-being of vulnerable populations, with a particular emphasis on the role of government programs, biomedical innovation, and economics. Dr. Bhattacharya’s recent research focuses on the epidemiology of COVID-19, as well as an evaluation of policy responses to the epidemic. He has published 135 articles in top peer-reviewed scientific journals in medicine, economics, health policy, epidemiology, statistics, law, and public health among other fields.
Dr. Simone Gold, MD, JD
Dr. Simone Gold, MD, JD, is a board certified emergency physician. She graduated from Chicago Medical School before attending Stanford University Law School to earn her Juris Doctorate degree. She completed her residency in Emergency Medicine at Stony Brook University Hospital in New York. Dr. Gold worked in Washington D.C. for the Surgeon General, as well as for the Chairman of the Labor & Human Resources Committee. She works as an emergency physician on the front-lines whether or not there is a pandemic. Her clinical work serves all Americans: from urban-inner city, to suburban and the Native American population. Her legal work focuses on policy issues relating to law and medicine.
Dr. Kristin Held
Dr. Kirstin Held is a board-certified ophthalmologist and ophthalmic surgeon. She is a Phi Beta Kappa Graduate from the University of Texas at Austin and received her medical degree from the University of Texas Medical School at San Antonio, where she was elected to AOA. In 2018, she received the Lifetime Achievement Award from the National Association of Women Business Owners in San Antonio. She served on the healthcare advisory team for Dr. Ben Carson during his presidential campaign and is Co-Chair of the Healthcare Advisory Council for Congressman Chip Roy. Dr. Held has had numerous articles published, including in the Washington Times, Houston Chronicle, The Hill, Journal of American Physicians and Surgeons and Dr. Carson’s American Currentsee. She has spoken across the country advocating for the patient-physician relationship and she actively shares healthcare policy information with over 48K followers on Twitter.
Dr. Held is married and has four daughters; two are physicians, and two are in business. She is proud to be an 8 year cancer survivor and remains forever grateful to her brilliant physicians and surgeons.
Dr. Scott Jensen
Scott Jensen is a lifelong Minnesota. In addition to raising his family and practicing medicine, he published Relationship Matters, The Foundation of Medical Care Is Fracturing, a book which captures real life patient stories to emphasize the critical value of the patient-doctor relationship. In 2016 Dr. Scott Jensen received the very prestigious annual statewide award, Minnesota Family Physician of the Year, from the Minnesota Academy of Family Physicians. In November 2016 Jensen was elected to the Minnesota State Senate. In 2019 Senator Jensen chief authored and presented seven unique bills on the senate floor, including a groundbreaking Pharmacy Benefit Manager bill representing an entirely new chapter of state statute, and all seven bills were passed by the senate unanimously. In 2020 Senator Jensen authored the Insulin Safety Net Bill and under his leadership it passed unanimously and was rapidly signed into law by Governor Walz.
Dr. Peter A. McCullough
Dr. McCullough, MD, MPH, completed his medical degree as an Alpha Omega Alpha graduate from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School in Dallas. He completed his internal medicine residency at the University of Washington in Seattle, cardiology fellowship at William Beaumont Hospital, and master’s degree in public health at the University of Michigan. Dr. McCullough is an internationally recognized authority on the evaluation of medical evidence concerning contemporary issues in medicine and has published widely with > 1000 publications and > 500 citations in the National Library of Medicine. Dr. McCullough has been a leader in the medical response to the COVID-19 disaster and has published the first guidance for the medical treatment of ambulatory (early) patients infected with SARS-CoV-2.
Dr. Lee Merritt
Dr. Lee Merritt began her medical career at the age of four, accompanying her father on house-calls along the back roads of Iowa. She graduated from the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry in New York, where she was elected to life membership in the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society. During an internship lecture at Bethesda Naval Hospital she managed to fall asleep directly in front of Dr. Tony Fauci–then a relative unknown in the world of immunology. In spite of that, she completed an Orthopaedic Residency, Spinal Surgery Fellowship, and served ten years as a military surgeon. She is in private practice of Orthopaedic and Spinal Surgery, has served on the Board of the Arizona Medical Associationand she is a lifelong advocate for a patient’s right to choose their own medical care without government intervention, which she discusses in her book Surviving the Medical Meltdown.
Dr. James Todaro
Dr. James Todaro received his medical degree from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons in New York. He then completed his ophthalmology residency. He continues to lead investigative research in COVID-19 on a global scale. He wrote the first widely read paper on chloroquine in treatment of COVID-19 in An Effective Treatment for Coronavirus (COVID-19), and most recently the first detailed exposé on Surgisphere in A Study Out of Thin Air. His early discovery of the fraudulent data investigation led to what is now referred to as #LancetGate – the stunning once-in-a-generation retraction of the now infamous The Lancet study that had led to the European Union and the WHO halting studies of HCQ.