2019 Advisory Board

The Lake Nona Impact Forum National Advisory Board is a committed group of world-renowned thought leaders from business, academia, government and industry who are heading the search for creative, innovative health and wellness solutions.

  • Richard Carmona, MD, MPH, FACS

    Chairman of the Advisory Board • 17th Surgeon General of the United States • Vice Chairman, Canyon Ranch • President, Canyon Ranch Institute • Distinguished Professor, University of Arizona

    Richard Carmona, MD, MPH, FACS

    Chairman of the Advisory Board • 17th Surgeon General of the United States • Vice Chairman, Canyon Ranch • President, Canyon Ranch Institute • Distinguished Professor, University of Arizona

  • Nerio Alessandri

    President & Founder, Technogym

    Nerio Alessandri

    President & Founder, Technogym

  • Wilson Ariza, MHA

    Vice President, Health Information Management Leidos Health,

    Wilson Ariza, MHA

    Vice President, Health Information Management Leidos Health,

  • Jeff Arnold

    Founder & Chief Executive Officer, Sharecare

    Jeff Arnold

    Founder & Chief Executive Officer, Sharecare

  • Dana Nicholson Bledsoe, DHA, MBA, MS, RN, NEA-BC, FACHE

    President, Nemours Children's Hospital • Enterprise Vice President, Nemours Children’s Health System

    Dana Nicholson Bledsoe, DHA, MBA, MS, RN, NEA-BC, FACHE

    President, Nemours Children's Hospital • Enterprise Vice President, Nemours Children’s Health System

  • Deepak Chopra, MD, FACP

    Founder, The Chopra Foundation • Co-Founder, JIYO.com and the Chopra Center for Wellbeing

    Deepak Chopra, MD, FACP

    Founder, The Chopra Foundation • Co-Founder, JIYO.com and the Chopra Center for Wellbeing

  • Sandy Climan

    Sandy Climan

    President, Entertainment Media Ventures, Inc.

    Sandy Climan

    Sandy Climan

    President, Entertainment Media Ventures, Inc.

  • Craig Cogut

    Craig Cogut

    Chairman & President, Pegasus Capital

    Craig Cogut

    Craig Cogut

    Chairman & President, Pegasus Capital

  • Susan Dentzer

    President & Chief Executive Officer, The Network for Excellence in Health Innovation

    Susan Dentzer

    President & Chief Executive Officer, The Network for Excellence in Health Innovation

  • Lauren Driscoll

    Lauren M. Driscoll

    Principal, Leavitt Partners

    Lauren Driscoll

    Lauren M. Driscoll

    Principal, Leavitt Partners

  • Esther Dyson

    Chairman, EDventure Holdings • Founder, HICCup

    Esther Dyson

    Chairman, EDventure Holdings • Founder, HICCup

  • Susie Ellis

    Chairman & Chief Executive Officer, Global Wellness Institute

    Susie Ellis

    Chairman & Chief Executive Officer, Global Wellness Institute

  • Patrick Geraghty

    Chief Executive Officer, GuideWell & Florida Blue

    Patrick Geraghty

    Chief Executive Officer, GuideWell & Florida Blue

  • Deborah German, MD

    Dean & Vice President for Medical Affairs, UCF College of Medicine

    Deborah German, MD

    Dean & Vice President for Medical Affairs, UCF College of Medicine

  • Mark Hyman, MD

    Director, Cleveland Clinic Center for Functional Medicine

    Mark Hyman, MD

    Director, Cleveland Clinic Center for Functional Medicine

  • Naveen Jain

    Naveen Jain

    Founder & CEO, Viome, Inc. • Board of Trustees, X Prize • Board of Directors, Singularity University

    Naveen Jain

    Naveen Jain

    Founder & CEO, Viome, Inc. • Board of Trustees, X Prize • Board of Directors, Singularity University

  • Julie Johnson, PharmD

    Dean and Distinguished Professor, College of Pharmacy, University of Florida

    Julie Johnson, PharmD

    Dean and Distinguished Professor, College of Pharmacy, University of Florida

  • Daniel Kelly, MD

    Professor, Willard and Rhoda Ware • Director, Penn Cardiovascular Institute

    Daniel Kelly, MD

    Professor, Willard and Rhoda Ware • Director, Penn Cardiovascular Institute

  • Mehmood Khan, MD

    Vice Chairman & Chief Scientific Officer, PepsiCo Global Research & Development

    Mehmood Khan, MD

    Vice Chairman & Chief Scientific Officer, PepsiCo Global Research & Development

  • Lowinn Kibbey

    Global Head, Johnson & Johnson Human Performance Institute

    Lowinn Kibbey

    Global Head, Johnson & Johnson Human Performance Institute

  • Daniel Kraft, MD

    Healthcare Innovator & Executive Director, FutureMed

    Daniel Kraft, MD

    Healthcare Innovator & Executive Director, FutureMed

  • Howard Krein, MD, PhD

    Chief Medical Officer, StartUp Health

    Howard Krein, MD, PhD

    Chief Medical Officer, StartUp Health

  • Timothy W. Liezert

    Medical Center Director, VA Medical Center at Lake Nona

    Timothy W. Liezert

    Medical Center Director, VA Medical Center at Lake Nona

  • Anthony Manna

    Chairman, Signet Enterprises

    Anthony Manna

    Chairman, Signet Enterprises

  • Bob McDonald

    Former Secretary, Department of Veterans Affairs

    Bob McDonald

    Former Secretary, Department of Veterans Affairs

  • Jonathan Perlin

    Jonathan Perlin, MD, PhD, MSHA, MACP, FACMI

    President, Clinical Services & Chief Medical Officer, HCA Healthcare

    Jonathan Perlin

    Jonathan Perlin, MD, PhD, MSHA, MACP, FACMI

    President, Clinical Services & Chief Medical Officer, HCA Healthcare

  • John Reed, MD, PhD

    Executive Vice President, Global Head of Research & Development, Sanofi

    John Reed, MD, PhD

    Executive Vice President, Global Head of Research & Development, Sanofi

  • Michael Roizen, MD

    Chief Wellness Officer, Cleveland Clinic

    Michael Roizen, MD

    Chief Wellness Officer, Cleveland Clinic

  • Paul Scialla

    Founder & CEO, Delos

    Paul Scialla

    Founder & CEO, Delos

  • Gordon A. Smith

    Executive Director & COO, United States Tennis Association

    Gordon A. Smith

    Executive Director & COO, United States Tennis Association

  • Robin Smith

    Robin L. Smith, MD, MBA

    Chairman of the Board, Mynd Analytics, The Cura Foundation

    Robin Smith

    Robin L. Smith, MD, MBA

    Chairman of the Board, Mynd Analytics, The Cura Foundation

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    Mark Verstegen

    President, Founder & Chief Executive Officer, EXOS

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    Mark Verstegen

    President, Founder & Chief Executive Officer, EXOS

  • Jeffrey E. Vogel, MD, MPH

    Founder and CEO, Concorde Health • Instructor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School

    Jeffrey E. Vogel, MD, MPH

    Founder and CEO, Concorde Health • Instructor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School

  • Muffy Walker

    Chairman, International Bipolar Foundation

    Muffy Walker

    Chairman, International Bipolar Foundation

  • James R. Whitehead

    CEO/Executive Vice President, American College of Sports Medicine

    James R. Whitehead

    CEO/Executive Vice President, American College of Sports Medicine

  • vonda joy wright

    Vonda Joy Wright, MD, MS

    Director, Performance and Research Initiative for Masters Athletes

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    Vonda Joy Wright, MD, MS

    Director, Performance and Research Initiative for Masters Athletes