Sondra Norder is president and CEO of St. Paul Elder Services in Kaukauna, Wisconsin, and the vice chair of public policy for LeadingAge Wisconsin.
Harold G. Koenig is the co-Director of Duke University’s Center for Spirituality, Theology and Health. He studies the effects of religion and spirituality on health and authored “Ways of Protecting Religious Older Adults from the Consequences of COVID-19.”
Dr. Kathy Shear is the founder and director of the Center for Complicated Grief at the Columbia School of Social Work. She is an internist and a psychiatrist.
The Rev. Jon A. Overvold is president of the board of directors for the Association of Professional Chaplains. He is the manager of pastoral care and education at New York Presbyterian – Weill Cornell Medical Center in New York City. Overvold is also an ordained minister in the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America.
James W. Pennebaker is a professor in the department of psychology at the University of Texas at Austin. He wrote Opening Up: The Healing Power of Expressing Emotions and Writing to Heal: A Guided Journal for Recovering From Trauma and Emotional Upheaval.
Debra Kaysen is a clinical psychologist and a professor with the department of psychiatry at Stanford University. Kaysen studies trauma-related disorders. Send interview requests to Lisa Kim.
Sally Karioth is a faculty member of the Florida State University College of Nursing. She teaches one of the university’s most popular courses, called ”Death, the Individual and the Family.”
Andi Egbert is a senior research associate at APM Research Lab. Through its ongoing Color of Coronavirus project, the research lab is analyzing the inequalities among COVID-19 deaths. Send interview requests to Kelly Reller.