Elizabeth Blackburn, PhD, AC, FRS, FAA, FRSNPresident, The Salk Institute
Dr. Elizabeth Blackburn won the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 2009 for discovering the molecular nature of telomeres, the ends of chromosomes that serve as protective caps essential for preserving genetic information, and for co-discovering telomerase, an enzyme that maintains telomere ends. Both telomeres and telomerase are thought to play central roles in aging and diseases such as cancer, and her work helped launch entire new fields of research in these areas.
Elizabeth Blackburn, PhD, AC, FRS, FAA, FRSNPresident, The Salk InstituteBio
Mark BritnellChairman & Partner, Global Health Practice at KPMG
Dr. Mark Britnell is Chairman and Partner of the Global Health Practice at KPMG. Since 2009, he has worked in 60 countries, helping governments, public and private sector organizations with operations, strategy and policy. He has a pioneering and inspiring global vision for healthcare in both the developed and developing world and has written extensively on what works around the world. As Chairman for the Global Healthcare Practice, Mark has responsibility for KPMG’s 4,000 health staff across more than 40 countries. Mark has dedicated his professional life to healthcare and has led organizations at local, regional, national and global levels.
Mark BritnellChairman & Partner, Global Health Practice at KPMGBio
David Calabrese, RPh, MHPVice President and Chief Pharmacy Officer, OptumRx
David Calabrese currently serves as vice president, chief pharmacy officer (CPO) for OptumRx. In this capacity, his primary responsibilities include executive level oversight and strategic accountability for several of the organization’s clinical programs and services, including Clinical Account Management, Pharmacy and Therapeutics (P&T) Committee functions and Clinical Quality Management. Prior to his current position, he served as the CPO of Catamaran, one of the nation’s largest pharmacy benefit management (PBM) companies serving 35 million lives, which combined with OptumRx in 2015. Before joining Catamaran, David served as chief clinical officer at MedMetrics Health Partners, a small regionally-based PBM, held managed care clinical pharmacy leadership roles at Harvard Pilgrim Health Care and with CareGroup, an integrated health care system.
David Calabrese, RPh, MHPVice President and Chief Pharmacy Officer, OptumRxBio
Robert M. Califf, MD, MACCFormer FDA Commissioner; Vice Chancellor for Health and Data, Center for Integrated Health Data Science at Duke University
Robert M. Califf, MD, MACC, is vice chancellor for health data science and director of the Center for Integrated Health Data Science at Duke Health, the Donald F. Fortin, MD Professor of Cardiology in the Duke University School of Medicine, and an advisor for Verily Life Sciences, a member of the Alphabet family of companies formed by Google. He served in the administration of President Barack Obama as Deputy Commissioner for Medical Products and Tobacco in the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) from 2015-106, and as Commissioner of Food and Drugs from 2016-2017.
Robert M. Califf, MD, MACCFormer FDA Commissioner; Vice Chancellor for Health and Data, Center for Integrated Health Data Science at Duke UniversityBio
Richard Carmona, MD, MPH, FACS17th Surgeon General of the United States; Chief of Health Innovations, Canyon Ranch, Distinguished Professor, University of Arizona
Richard Carmona was the 17th Surgeon General of the United States. He is currently Chief of Health Innovations at Canyon Ranch and Distinguished Professor at both the University of Arizona and Ohio State University. He serves on several corporate boards and works with private equity and venture capital firms to identify emerging science and technology to translate to market for economic and public benefit.
Richard Carmona, MD, MPH, FACS17th Surgeon General of the United States; Chief of Health Innovations, Canyon Ranch, Distinguished Professor, University of ArizonaBio
Deepak Chopra, MD, FACPFounder, The Chopra Center for Wellbeing
Deepak Chopra, founder of The Chopra Foundation and co-founder of The Chopra Center for Wellbeing is a world-renowned pioneer in integrative medicine and personal transformation, and is Board Certified in Internal Medicine, Endocrinology and Metabolism. He is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians, a member of the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists and Clinical Professor in the Department of Family Medicine and Public Health at the University of California, San Diego, Health Sciences. TIME magazine has described him as "one of the top 100 heroes and icons of the century.”
Deepak Chopra, MD, FACPFounder, The Chopra Center for WellbeingBio
Christopher Coburn, MBAChief Innovation Officer, Partners HealthCare System & President of Partners HealthCare International
Chris Coburn is Chief Innovation Officer, Partners HealthCare System and President of Partners HealthCare International. Partners is the largest academic research enterprise in the United States with $12 billion in revenue, more than 1.5 million patients and over $1.6 billion in annual research expenditures. Mr. Coburn leads a team of more than 110 tasked with the worldwide commercial application of the unique capabilities and discoveries of Partners’ faculty and its 73,000 employees. Prior to joining Partners, Mr. Coburn was the founding director of Cleveland Clinic Innovations and served for 13 years as its executive leader.
Christopher Coburn, MBAChief Innovation Officer, Partners HealthCare System & President of Partners HealthCare InternationalBio
Craig CogutPresident, Founding Partner, CEO, Managing Partner & Chairman, Pegasus Capital Advisors
Mr. Cogut has spent a career building successful investment businesses. He founded Pegasus Capital Advisors in 1996 and serves as its Chairman and President. Through Mr. Cogut’s leadership, Pegasus has focused increasingly on areas influenced by global resource scarcity and the need for resource efficiency, as well as on the growth in demands for human wellness. In 1990, Mr. Cogut co-founded and was one of the original partners at Apollo Advisors L.P., a position he held for five years preceding the creation of Pegasus.
An active philanthropist in the fields of improving education, building civil society and championing environmental and health issues, Mr. Cogut helped establish The Cogut Center for the Humanities at Brown University where he also served as trustee for several terms. In 2011, Mr. Cogut co-founded The Polyphony Foundation, an organization created to provide equal opportunity music education for Arab and Jewish Israeli youth, where he currently serves as its Chairman. In addition, he serves as a board member for The McCain Institute for International Leadership at Arizona State University, for the R-20 Regions of Climate Action, for Six Senses (a luxury hotel and resort chain focused on sustainability and wellness), for Lighting Science Group (an LED company focused on using science to improve the health of humans on the planet), for PanTheryx (a medical nutrition company whose primary product, DiaResQ, was chosen by The Innovation Countdown 2030 as one of the top 30 lifesaving innovations with great promise to transform global health by 2030) and as a board member emeritus for the Arizona State University’s Global Institute of Sustainability. Mr. Cogut is an alumnus of Brown University and Harvard Law School.
Craig CogutPresident, Founding Partner, CEO, Managing Partner & Chairman, Pegasus Capital AdvisorsBio
Toby Cosgrove, MDCEO & President, Cleveland Clinic
Toby Cosgrove is CEO and President of Cleveland Clinic. He heads an $8 billion healthcare system including a main campus, 10 regional hospitals, 18 family health and surgery centers, and hospitals and clinics in Florida, Nevada, Toronto, Abu Dhabi and London (opening 2020). Under his leadership, Cleveland Clinic has become the No. 2 ranked hospital in America (U.S. News & World Report). He is a member of the National Academy of Medicine, and a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors. In 2016, he was a Fortune Businessperson of the Year (No. 14). Three successive presidents of the United States have consulted him on healthcare issues.
Toby Cosgrove, MDCEO & President, Cleveland ClinicBio
Deborah DiSanzoGeneral Manager, IBM Watson Health
Deborah DiSanzo is the global General Manager for IBM Watson Health, the business unit founded to achieve IBMs next ‘moonshot’: to advance health at a global scale. Deborah leads a team of almost 7,000 employees around the world, ranging from medical experts to health economists to data scientists, UX experts and developers. Under her leadership, Watson Health has secured relationships with top collaborators, partners and clients across healthcare and life sciences. Deborah has a distinguished career working at the intersection of healthcare and technology. Prior to joining IBM, she was CEO of Philips Healthcare. Previously, she held management roles at Hewlett-Packard and Apollo Computer.
Deborah DiSanzoGeneral Manager, IBM Watson HealthBio
Daniel DoctoroffCEO, Sidewalk Labs
Daniel L. Doctoroff is CEO of Sidewalk Labs, an urban innovation company he launched with Google to improve cities for residents, businesses and city governments. Prior to founding Sidewalk, he was president and CEO of Bloomberg L.P. Dan previously served as deputy mayor for economic development and rebuilding for the City of New York. With Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg, Dan led the city’s dramatic economic resurgence, spearheading the effort to reverse New York’s fiscal crisis after 9/11 through a five-borough economic development strategy, including the creation of PlaNYC.
Daniel DoctoroffCEO, Sidewalk LabsBio
Murali Doraiswamy, MBBSProfessor, Duke Health and Member, Duke Institute for Brain Sciences
Dr. Doraiswamy is a doctor and brain scientist at Duke University Health System where he directs a leading clinical trials unit focused on Alzheimer’s disease prevention. He also serves as an advisor to many government agencies, advocacy groups and businesses, and is a member of the World Economic Forum’s Future Councils. He is the brain health advisor for Men’s Health magazine and AARP Magazine, and is the co-author of a popular book, The Alzheimer’s Action Plan.
Murali Doraiswamy, MBBSProfessor, Duke Health and Member, Duke Institute for Brain SciencesBio
A.J. DrexlerCEO & Chief Strategist, Campos
A.J. Drexler is the CEO and Chief Strategist at Campos Inc, a market research and strategic planning firm that uses deep consumer insights to construct customer experiences and drive strategy.
A.J. DrexlerCEO & Chief Strategist, CamposBio
Andrew C. von Eschenbach, MDPresident, Samaritan Health Initiatives and Former FDA Commissioner
Andrew C. von Eschenbach, M.D. currently serves as President of Samaritan Health Initiatives, Inc. and as an Adjunct Professor at University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center. From September of 2005 to January 2009 he served as Commissioner of Food and Drugs where he championed an agenda to modernize the FDA by process improvement of the regulatory pathway for drugs and medical devices and by fostering creative projects, including FDA’s Critical Path Initiative (designed to bring modern tools of science to the product development process); work plans like the FDA’s Food Protection Plan; and most especially the nurturing of the workforce through initiatives, such as an Agency-wide fellowship program and development of a new integrated campus for the Agency in White Oak, Maryland. Under his leadership, the FDA experienced dramatic increases in resources enabling implementation of many new programs designed to strengthen the FDA in its mission to protect and promote public health. He has emphasized FDA’s role in working with external partners to assure quality throughout the entire life cycle of the products it regulates.
Dr. von Eschenbach joined FDA after serving for four years as Director of the National Cancer Institute (NCI) at the National Institutes of Health where he set an ambitious goal to eliminate the suffering and death due to cancer by rapid acceleration and integration of the discovery-development-delivery continuum. While at NCI, he committed resources to ensure the application to oncology of nanotechnology, genomics, proteomics, bioinformatics, and other emerging technologies. At the time of his appointment by President Bush to serve as Director of NCI, he was President-Elect of the American Cancer Society.
Andrew C. von Eschenbach, MDPresident, Samaritan Health Initiatives and Former FDA CommissionerBio
Patrick GeraghtyCEO, GuideWell and Florida Blue
As CEO of GuideWell and Florida Blue, Pat Geraghty is leading a transformation at the company from a 70+ year old traditional insurance company to a $13 billion leading health solutions company with a strong health, wellness and prevention orientation. GuideWell is the parent to a family of forward-thinking companies focused on transforming health care.
Patrick GeraghtyCEO, GuideWell and Florida BlueBio
Sanjay Gupta, MDChief Medical Correspondent, CNN
Sanjay Gupta is a practicing neurosurgeon and the multiple Emmy® award-winning chief medical correspondent for CNN reporting on health and medical news around the world. He is also a staff neurosurgeon at Emory University School of Medicine, associate chief of neurosurgery at Grady Memorial Hospital, contributor to CBS' news magazine, "60 Minutes," and the author of three New York Timesbest-selling books.
Sanjay Gupta, MDChief Medical Correspondent, CNNBio
Mark Hyman, MDDirector, Cleveland Clinic Center for Functional Medicine
Dr. Hyman believes that everyone deserves a life of vitality and has the potential to create it for themselves. As an educator and practicing physician, he focuses on tackling root causes of chronic disease through Functional Medicine and transforming healthcare. In addition to his work at Cleveland Clinic, he is founder of The UltraWellness Center and Chair of The Institute for Functional Medicine.
Mark Hyman, MDDirector, Cleveland Clinic Center for Functional MedicineBio
Thomas R. lnsel, MDFounder & President, Mindstrong Health; Former Director, NIMH
Thomas R. lnsel, M.D. is a psychiatrist and neuroscientist. From 2002-2015, Dr. Insel served as Director of the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), the component of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) committed to research on mental disorders. Most recently he led the Mental Health Team at Verily. Dr. Insel is a member of the National Academy of Medicine and has received numerous national and international awards including honorary degrees in the U.S. and Europe.
Thomas R. lnsel, MDFounder & President, Mindstrong Health; Former Director, NIMHBio
Wayne Jonas, MDExecutive Director, Samueli Integrative Health Programs
Wayne B. Jonas, M.D. is a practicing family physician, an expert in integrative health and health care delivery, and a widely published scientific investigator. Dr. Jonas is the Executive Director of Samueli Integrative Health Programs, an effort supported by Henry and Susan Samueli to increase awareness and access to integrative health. Additionally, Dr. Jonas is a retired Lieutenant Colonel in the Medical Corps of the United States Army. From 2001-2016, he was President and Chief Executive Officer of the Samueli Institute, a non-profit medical research organization supporting the scientific investigation of healing processes in the areas of stress, pain and resilience.
Dr. Jonas was the Director of the Office of Alternative Medicine at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) from 1995-1999, and prior to that served as the Director of the Medical Research Fellowship at the Walter Reed Army Institute of Research. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Family Physicians.
Wayne Jonas, MDExecutive Director, Samueli Integrative Health ProgramsBio
David Kessler, MDFormer Commissioner, U.S. Food & Drug Administration
Dr. Kessler served as Commissioner of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration under presidents George H. W. Bush and Bill Clinton. He is the author of A Question of Intent and The End of Overeating and Capture: Unraveling the Mystery of Mental Suffering, both New York Times bestsellers. Dr. Kessler is a pediatrician and has been the Dean of the medical schools at Yale and the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). He is currently a professor of pediatrics and epidemiology and biostatistics at UCSF. Dr. Kessler is a graduate of Amherst College, the University of Chicago Law School, and Harvard Medical School.
David Kessler, MDFormer Commissioner, U.S. Food & Drug AdministrationBio
Mark KingPresident, Adidas North America
As president of Adidas North America, Mark King oversees the business in the U.S. and Canada and is responsible for driving the vision and culture. Mark began his current role in June 2014. Mark is a turnaround expert and has a long and successful track record with the company. He was with TaylorMade for 34 years, beginning his career in the early 1980s as territory sales representative. adidas acquired TaylorMade in 1997 and Mark was elevated to president in 1999 and then CEO in 2002. Under Mark’s leadership from 1999 to 2013, TaylorMade became the leading and most profitable golf company in the world, with sales increasing from $300 million to $1.7 billion.
Mark KingPresident, Adidas North AmericaBio
Robert KnightFounding Director, Center for Microbiome Innovation and Professor of Pediatrics and Computer Science & Engineering at UC San Diego
Rob Knight is the founding Director of the Center for Microbiome Innovation and Professor of Pediatrics and Computer Science & Engineering at UC San Diego. Before that, he was Professor of Chemistry & Biochemistry and Computer Science in the BioFrontiers Institute of the University of Colorado at Boulder, and an HHMI Early Career Scientist. He is a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science and of the American Academy of Microbiology. He received the 2017 Massry Prize for his microbiome research. In 2015 he received the Vilceck Prize in Creative Promise for the Life Sciences.
Robert KnightFounding Director, Center for Microbiome Innovation and Professor of Pediatrics and Computer Science & Engineering at UC San DiegoBio
Gov. Michael LeavittFounder, Leavitt Partners; Former Governor of Utah
Mike Leavitt is the founder of Leavitt Partners where he helps clients navigate the future as they transition to new and better models of care. In previous roles, Mike served in the Cabinet of President George W. Bush (as Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency and Secretary of Health and Human Services) and as a three-time elected governor of Utah. Mike is a seasoned diplomat, leading U.S. delegations to more than 50 countries. He has conducted negotiations on matters related to health, the environment, and trade.
Gov. Michael LeavittFounder, Leavitt Partners; Former Governor of UtahBio
Thom A. Mayer, MD, FACEP, FAAPMedical Director, NFL Players Association
Dr. Thom Mayer is the Medical Director of the NFL Players Association, a position he assumed at the request of Gene Upshaw on the day Korey Stringer, a tackle for the Minnesota Vikings, passed away from heat stroke. The NFLPA had never before had a Medical Director. Under the leadership of current NFLPA Executive Director DeMaurice Smith, Dr. Mayer and his team pioneered a new era in assuring that the health and safety of NFL athletes are protected. He was named one of “The Top 100 Most Important People in the NFL” by USA Today in 2016.
Thom A. Mayer, MD, FACEP, FAAPMedical Director, NFL Players AssociationBio
Mark McClellan, MD, PhDRobert J. Margolis Professor of Business, Medicine, and Health Policy; Director of the Margolis Center for Health Policy at Duke University
Mark McClellan, MD, PhD, is the Robert J. Margolis Professor of Business, Medicine, and Health Policy, and Director of the Margolis Center for Health Policy at Duke University. He is a physician-economist who focuses on quality and value in health care including payment reform, real-world evidence and more effective drug and device innovation. He is former administrator of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services and former commissioner of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, where he developed and implemented major reforms in health policy. He was previously Senior Fellow at the Brookings Institution and a faculty member at Stanford University.
Mark McClellan, MD, PhDRobert J. Margolis Professor of Business, Medicine, and Health Policy; Director of the Margolis Center for Health Policy at Duke UniversityBio
Robert McDonaldFormer Secretary, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
Robert A. McDonald was nominated by President Obama to serve as the eighth Secretary of Veterans Affairs and was confirmed by the United States Senate on July 29, 2014.
Secretary McDonald led the Department in its ambitious transformational journey to be a world-class service provider and the No. 1 customer-service agency in the Federal government giving Veterans consistent, high-quality experiences. That undertaking began with reinforcing the importance of VA’s inspiring mission to care for those “who shall have borne the battle,” their families, and their survivors, and re-emphasized VA’s commitment to its I-CARE Values of Integrity, Commitment, Advocacy, Respect, and Excellence. The Department’s MyVA transformation strategy was its catalyst for change, for modernizing VA’s culture, processes, and capabilities.
Over the course of Secretary McDonald’s tenure, VA expanded Veteran access by focusing on staffing, space, productivity, and VA Community Care. VA continued driving down the disability claims backlog while positioning the Department for sweeping appeals reform. And VA made substantial progress in bringing an effective end to Veteran homelessness.
Robert McDonaldFormer Secretary, U.S. Department of Veterans AffairsBio
Leena NasserExecutive Director, The Chopra Institute
Leena Nasser specializes in the intersection of neuroscience, cognitive psychology and education. She is the Executive Director of The Chopra Institute, a leading global non-profit startup aiming to build the next wave of preventative health care. Leena is catalyzing a new movement aimed at bringing about a holistic, systemic and innovative approach to the prevention of noncommunicable disease which by 2020 will be responsible for 73% of deaths worldwide.
Leena NasserExecutive Director, The Chopra InstituteBio
Paul OwenChief Executive Officer, OneOme
Paul Owen, Chief Executive Officer (CEO), joined OneOme in August 2015. Paul was previously at Invitae, a hereditary disease diagnostics company, where he was responsible for leading the global commercialization team. Prior to Invitae, Paul served as Vice Chair of Global Business Development for Mayo Clinic and was the leader of Mayo Medical Laboratories’ global commercial team that is one of the world’s largest full service reference labs. In the past he also was in leadership roles at Zimmer and Boston Scientific. Paul received his B.S. in business administration from the University of Wisconsin – Stout.
Paul OwenChief Executive Officer, OneOmeBio
Mehmet Oz, MD, FACSProfessor of Surgery at Columbia University and nine-time Daytime Emmy® Award winner for The Dr. Oz Show
Dr. Oz has won eight Daytime Emmy® Awards for “The Dr. Oz Show” and is Professor of Surgery at Columbia University. His research interests include heart replacement surgery, minimally invasive surgery, alternative medicine and health care policy. He has authored over 400 original publications, book chapters, and eight New York Times Best Selling books, has received numerous patents, and still participates in heart surgery. He also has a newspaper column in 175 markets internationally, and has a bookazine “The Good Life”, which was voted the hottest new publication in 2014 and entered the top ten of all newsstand sales in 2015. He received his undergraduate degree from Harvard University (1982) and obtained a joint MD and MBA (1986) from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and Wharton Business School. He resides in metropolitan New York City area with his wife Lisa and 4 children.
Mehmet Oz, MD, FACSProfessor of Surgery at Columbia University and nine-time Daytime Emmy® Award winner for The Dr. Oz ShowBio
Sandi PetersonGroup Worldwide Chairman, Johnson & Johnson
Sandi leads over two thirds of Johnson & Johnson’s workforce, including the company’s global operating infrastructure, multiple consumer-facing businesses, and key enterprise initiatives designed to spur innovation and accelerate growth. Sandi is at the forefront of Johnson & Johnson’s efforts to transform healthcare using technology and design-thinking to leverage the company’s unique assets in innovative ways to create breakthrough solutions for patients, consumers and providers.
Sandi PetersonGroup Worldwide Chairman, Johnson & JohnsonBio
Jonathan Perlin, MD, PhD, MSHA, MACP, FACMIPresident, Clinical Services & Chief Medical Officer, HCA - Hospital Corporation of America
Dr. Jonathan B. Perlin is President, Clinical Services and Chief Medical Officer of Nashville, Tennessee-based HCA Healthcare. He provides leadership for clinical services and improving performance at HCA’s 171 hospitals and more than 1,000 outpatient surgical, urgent care and other practice units. Current activities include: advancing electronic health records for learning healthcare and continuous improvement; driving value through (big) data science and advanced analytics; and elevating measured clinical performance and patient safety to benchmark levels. His team recently completed the landmark REDUCE MRSA study that demonstrated a 44 percent improvement on known best practices for reducing bloodstream infections.
Jonathan Perlin, MD, PhD, MSHA, MACP, FACMIPresident, Clinical Services & Chief Medical Officer, HCA - Hospital Corporation of AmericaBio
Linda RosenbergPresident & CEO, National Council for Behavioral Health
Linda Rosenberg is a national expert in the financing and delivery of mental health and substance services. Under her leadership, the National Council for Behavioral Health has become our nation’s most effective advocate for behavioral health prevention, early intervention, science-based treatment, and recovery.
Harnessing the voices of the 10 million adults, children, and families served by the National Council’s 2,900 member organizations, Rosenberg helped secure passage of the federal parity law, expanded integrated behavioral and primary care services, introduced Mental Health First Aid in the U.S., and built an array of organizational, clinical and workforce improvement initiatives.
The National Council’s strong support of the Mental Health and Addiction Treatment Excellence Act will result in the first comprehensive effort to establish community accountability for the health of people with mental illnesses and addictions, the consistent utilization of evidence-based practices, and the standardized measurement of outcomes.
Rosenberg was Senior Deputy Commissioner of the New York State Office of Mental Health prior to joining the National Council. She has experience in designing and operating hospitals, community and housing programs, and implemented New York’s first Mental Health Court.
Rosenberg serves on an array of boards of directors including the Cohen’s Veteran’s Network and the Executive Committee of the National Action Alliance for Suicide Prevention.
Linda RosenbergPresident & CEO, National Council for Behavioral HealthBio
Dan Siegel, MDClinical Professor of Psychiatry, UCLA School of Medicine; Founding Co-Director, Mindful Awareness Research Center at UCLA
Dr. Siegel is a clinical professor of psychiatry at the UCLA School of Medicine and the founding co-director of the Mindful Awareness Research Center at UCLA. He is also the Executive Director of the Mindsight Institute which focuses on the development of mindsight, which teaches insight, empathy, and integration in individuals, families and communities. Dr. Siegel has published extensively for both the professional and lay audiences. His four New York Times bestsellers are: Mind: A Journey to the Heart of Being Human, Brainstorm: The Power and Purpose of the Teenage Brain, with Tina Payne Bryson, Ph.D: The Whole-Brain Child, No-Drama Discipline, and the upcoming The Yes Brain (2018).
Dan Siegel, MDClinical Professor of Psychiatry, UCLA School of Medicine; Founding Co-Director, Mindful Awareness Research Center at UCLABio
Gunhild StordalenPresident & Founder, EAT Foundation
Gunhild A. Stordalen is the founder and president of the EAT Foundation. She is a driving force in linking climate, health and sustainability issues to transform the global food system. Together with her husband Petter A. Stordalen, Gunhild established the Stordalen Foundation in 2011, which supports organizations working on health, development, animal welfare and environmental protection. She founded the EAT Initiative in 2013, hosting the first EAT Stockholm Food Forum in spring 2014 in partnership with the Stockholm Resilience Center (SRC).
Gunhild StordalenPresident & Founder, EAT FoundationBio
Marilyn TavennerPresident & CEO, America's Health Insurance Plans
Marilyn Tavenner is President & CEO of America's Health Insurance Plans (AHIP). As President and CEO of AHIP, Marilyn leads the national association that is the unified voice for the evolving health insurance industry. AHIP members provide health and supplemental benefits to 200 million Americans through employer-sponsored coverage, the individual insurance market, and public programs. Prior to joining AHIP in the summer of 2015, Marilyn served as administrator/principal deputy administrator of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) from 2010-2015. Prior to her appointment to CMS, she served as Secretary of Health and Human Resources in the cabinet of Governor Tim Kaine from2006-2010.
Marilyn TavennerPresident & CEO, America's Health Insurance PlansBio
Daryl TolSenior Executive Vice President, Florida Hospital Central Florida Division
Daryl Tol is senior executive vice president for Adventist Health System and president/CEO for Florida Hospital, as well as the Central Florida Division. In this role, he provides executive leadership and oversight of the 16-campus division, which includes the South Region, where flagship Florida Hospital Orlando resides, and the North Region. He previously served as president/CEO for Florida Hospital and Adventist Health System's Central Florida Region. Prior to that, he served as CEO for Florida Hospital Memorial Medical Center and the five Florida Hospitals within Volusia and Flagler counties. Tol earned a master's degree in health administration from Loma Linda University, and a bachelor's degree in business administration from Walla Walla University.
Daryl TolSenior Executive Vice President, Florida Hospital Central Florida DivisionBio
Michelle WilliamsDean of the Faculty, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
Michelle A. Williams, SM ’88, ScD ’91, is Dean of the Faculty, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. She is an internationally renowned epidemiologist and public health scientist, an award-winning educator, and a widely recognized academic leader. Prior to becoming Dean, she was Professor and Chair of the Department of Epidemiology at the Harvard Chan School and Program Leader of the Population Health and Health Disparities Research Programs at Harvard’s Clinical and Translational Sciences Center.
Michelle WilliamsDean of the Faculty, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public HealthBio