The well-​​being of our nation relies on the hard work and research of health and sci­ence pro­fes­sionals, all working towards treat­ments and cures. What impact does dis­ease in Kenya have on national health? What are the ben­e­fits of taking an inter­dis­ci­pli­nary approach to drug-​​abuse research? What ana­lyt­ical chal­lenges do researchers fre­quently run into? The fac­ulty experts below are pre­pared to pro­vide analysis and com­men­tary about these issues and more.