2021 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

  • Michelle Williams ScD

    Co-Chair of the Advisory Board • Dean of the Faculty, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health • Angelopoulos Professor in Public Health and International Development, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and Harvard Kennedy School

    Michelle Williams ScD

    Co-Chair of the Advisory Board • Dean of the Faculty, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health • Angelopoulos Professor in Public Health and International Development, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and Harvard Kennedy School

  • Nerio Alessandri

    President & Founder, Technogym

    Nerio Alessandri

    President & Founder, Technogym

  • Wilson Ariza, MHA

    VP, Veteran & Military Health, OptumServe

    Wilson Ariza, MHA

    VP, Veteran & Military Health, OptumServe

  • Jeff Arnold

    Founder & Chief Executive Officer, Sharecare

    Jeff Arnold

    Founder & Chief Executive Officer, Sharecare

  • 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.

  • Timothy Cooke

    Medical Center Director & CEO, Orlando VA Healthcare System

    Timothy Cooke

    Medical Center Director & CEO, Orlando VA Healthcare System

  • John F. Crowley

    Chairman & CEO, Amicus Therapeutics

    John F. Crowley

    Chairman & CEO, Amicus Therapeutics

  • Lord Michael Dobbs

    Member of the House of Lords

    Lord Michael Dobbs

    Member of the House of Lords

  • 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

  • Iva Fattorini, MD, MSc

    Founder, Artocene • Former Chair & Founder, Cleveland Clinic Arts & Medicine Institute

    Iva Fattorini, MD, MSc

    Founder, Artocene • Former Chair & Founder, Cleveland Clinic Arts & Medicine Institute

  • Renée Fleming

    World Renowned Soprano • Advocate for Arts Education, Music Therapy, and Music Neuroscience Research

    Renée Fleming

    World Renowned Soprano • Advocate for Arts Education, Music Therapy, and Music Neuroscience Research

  • 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

  • Patrice Harris, MD, MA

    Pediatric Psychiatrist, Health Policy Consultant, Former President, American Medical Association (2019-2020), Adjunct Assistant Professor, Emory Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor, Morehouse School of Medicine

    Patrice Harris, MD, MA

    Pediatric Psychiatrist, Health Policy Consultant, Former President, American Medical Association (2019-2020), Adjunct Assistant Professor, Emory Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor, Morehouse School of Medicine

  • Paul Jacobs, PhD

    Chairman & Chief Executive Officer, XCOM Labs

    Paul Jacobs, PhD

    Chairman & Chief Executive Officer, XCOM Labs

  • 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

  • Daniel Kraft, MD

    Healthcare Innovator & Executive Director, FutureMed

    Daniel Kraft, MD

    Healthcare Innovator & Executive Director, FutureMed

  • Poonacha Machaiah

    CEO, The Chopra Foundation

    Poonacha Machaiah

    CEO, The Chopra Foundation

  • Anthony Manna

    Chairman, Signet Enterprises

    Anthony Manna

    Chairman, Signet Enterprises

  • Mark McClellan

    Mark McClellan, MD, PhD

    Robert J. Margolis Professor of Business, Medicine, & Health Policy, & Director of the Margolis Center for Health Policy at Duke University • Commissioner U.S. Food & Drug Administration (2002-2004)

    Mark McClellan

    Mark McClellan, MD, PhD

    Robert J. Margolis Professor of Business, Medicine, & Health Policy, & Director of the Margolis Center for Health Policy at Duke University • Commissioner U.S. Food & Drug Administration (2002-2004)

  • Bob McDonald

    Former Secretary, Department of Veterans Affairs

    Bob McDonald

    Former Secretary, Department of Veterans Affairs

  • Jamie Metzl

    Technology and Healthcare Futurist Founder and Chair, OneShared.World

    Jamie Metzl

    Technology and Healthcare Futurist Founder and Chair, OneShared.World

  • R. Lawrence Moss, MD, FACS, FAAP

    President and CEO, Nemours Children’s Health System

    R. Lawrence Moss, MD, FACS, FAAP

    President and CEO, Nemours Children’s Health System

  • Alan Murray

    Chief Executive Officer, Fortune Media (USA) Corporation

    Alan Murray

    Chief Executive Officer, Fortune Media (USA) Corporation

  • David Pacitti

    President, Siemens Medical Solutions USA, Inc. • Head of the Americas, Siemens Healthineers

    David Pacitti

    President, Siemens Medical Solutions USA, Inc. • Head of the Americas, Siemens Healthineers

  • 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

  • Sandi Peterson

    Former Group Worldwide Chair, Johnson & Johnson

    Sandi Peterson

    Former Group Worldwide Chair, Johnson & Johnson

  • Joe Preston

    Chief Executive Officer New Balance

    Joe Preston

    Chief Executive Officer New Balance

  • Toby Redshaw

    SVP, Enterprise Innovation and 5G Solutions, Verizon

    Toby Redshaw

    SVP, Enterprise Innovation and 5G Solutions, Verizon

  • 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

  • Roni Selig

    Emmy, Peabody and DuPont award-winning, multi-platform media executive

    Roni Selig

    Emmy, Peabody and DuPont award-winning, multi-platform media executive

  • Stephen Shaya MD

    Managing Director, Akkad Holdings

    Stephen Shaya MD

    Managing Director, Akkad Holdings

  • Ash Shehata

    National Sector Leader, Healthcare & Life Sciences, KPMG

    Ash Shehata

    National Sector Leader, Healthcare & Life Sciences, KPMG

  • 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

  • Rudolph E. Tanzi, PhD

    Vice-Chair of Neurology, Director of the Genetics & Aging Research Unit, & Co-Director of the Henry & Allison McCance Center for Brain Health at Massachusetts General Hospital

    Rudolph E. Tanzi, PhD

    Vice-Chair of Neurology, Director of the Genetics & Aging Research Unit, & Co-Director of the Henry & Allison McCance Center for Brain Health at Massachusetts General Hospital

  • 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 N. Weinstein, MS, DO

    Senior Vice President, Microsoft Healthcare

    James N. Weinstein, MS, DO

    Senior Vice President, Microsoft Healthcare