Health, Medicine and Society Program

Speakers 2007

The following individuals have confirmed their participation as speakers at the forum.

Peter Agre, MD
Vice Chancellor for Science and Technology
Duke University Medical Center

David Agus, MD
Research Director, Louis Warschaw Prostate Cancer Center
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

Pervez Ahmed, MBBS
Executive Director, Medical Operations
Max Healthcare

Arash Alaei, MD, MPH
Director, International Education and Research Cooperation
Iranian National Research Institute of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease

Kamiar Alaei, MD, MPH, MS
Visiting Fellow
Harvard University School of Public Health

Alan Altman, MD
Assistant Clinical Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Biology
Harvard Medical School

Robert Armstrong, PhD
Vice President of Global External Research and Development
Eli Lilly Company

Catherine Arnold, MBA, MHA
Director and Senior Analyst, U.S. Major Pharmaceuticals
Credit Suisse

Anthony Atala, MD
Director, Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine
Wake Forest University School of Medicine

Ronald Atlas, PhD
Co-Director, Center for Health Hazards Preparedness
University of Louisville

Zoë Baird, JD
President, The Markle Foundation

John Barry
Distinguished Visiting Scholar
Center for Bioenvironmental Research
Tulane and Xavier Universities

Sharon Begley
Scince Columnist, Newsweek

J. Michael Bishop, MD
Chancellor, University of California, San Francisco

Adam Bly
Chief Executive Officer and Editor-in-Chief
Seed Media Group

Susan Brink
Health Staff Writer, The Los Angeles Times

Andrea Califano, PhD
Professor and Associate Director, Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center

Sir Roy Calne, MD
Professor of Surgery Emeritus, Cambridge University

Nigel Cameron, PhD
President, Institute on Biotechnology and the Human Future

Nora Chase

Stanley N. Cohen, MD
Kwoh-Ting Li Professor in the School of Medicine
Stanford University

William Colby, JD
Senior Fellow, National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization

Rita Colwell, PhD
Senior Advisor and Honorary Chairperson
Canon U.S. Life Sciences

Max Coppes, MD, PhD, MBA
Executive Director, Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders
Children's National Medical Center

Dan Crippen, PhD
Former Director, Congressional Budget Office

Clive Crook
Senior Editor, The Atlantic

Alice Dautry, PhD
President, Institut Pasteur

Susan Dentzer
Health Coorespondent
The NewsHour with Jim Lehrer

James D'Orta, MD
Founder, Chairman and CEO
Consumer Health Services, Inc

David Eddy, MD, PhD
Founder and Chief Medical Officer, Archimedes, Inc.

Einer Elhauge, JD
Director, Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law Policy, Biotechnology, and Bioethics
Harvard University

Ezekiel Emanuel, MD, PhD
Director, Department of Clinical Bioethics
National Institutes of Health

Ruth Faden, PhD, MPH
Executive Director, Johns Hopkins Berman Institute of Bioethics

Anthony Fauci, MD
Director, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease
National Institutes of Health

Charles Figley, PhD
Director, Florida State Traumatology Institute

Harvey Fineberg, MD, PhD
President, The Institute of Medicine

Silvia Formenti, MD
Chairman of the Department of Radiation Oncology
NYU School of Medicine

Henry Friedman, MD
Deputy Director, Preston Robert Tisch Brain Tumor Center
Duke University Medical Center

The Hon. William Frist, MD
Former Senate Majority Leader

Craig Fuller
Executive Vice President
APCO Worldwide

Mark Ganz
President and CEO
The Regence Group

Elliot Gerson
Executive Vice President, Seminars and Public Programs
The Aspen Institute

Joan Goldberg
Executive Director
American Society for Cell Biology

Glenda Greenwald
Founder and Chair Emeritus, Aspen Center for Integral Health

James Greenwood
President and Chief Executive Officer
Biotechnology Industry Organization

David Grubin
President, David Grubin Productions

Steve Gutman, MD, MBA
Director, Office of In Vitro Diagnostic Device Evaluation and Patient Safety
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Margaret Hamburg, MD
Senior Scientist, Nuclear Threat Initiative

William Haseltine, PhD
President, The Haseltine Foundation for Medical Sciences and the Arts

Joseph Hogan, MBA
President and Chief Executive Officer
GE Healthcare

Stuart Hogarth
Research Associate
Department of Public Health and Primary Care
Cambridge University

Robert Honigberg, MD, MBA
Chief Medical Officer
GE Healthcare

Kathy Hudson, PhD
Founder and Director, The Genetics and Public Policy Center
Johns Hopkins University

Thomas Hughes, PhD
Head of Diabetes and Metabolism Research
Novartis Institutes for Biomedical Research, Inc.

Margaret Hunt, MS, ATC
Medical Services Director, United States Olympic Committee

Neen Hunt, EdD
President, The Lasker Foundation

Jennifer Jarrett, MBA
Director, Health Care Group, Investment Banking Department
Credit Suisse

Scott Johnson, MBA
President and Founder
Myelin Repair Foundation

C. Ronald Kahn, MD
Mary K. Iacocca Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School Joslin Diabetes Center

Frances Kamm, PhD
Littauer Professor of Philosophy and Public Policy, Kennedy School of Government
Professor of Philosophy, Harvard University

Regis Kelly, PhD
Director, California Institute for Quantitative Biomedical Research (QB3)

Cynthia Kenyon, PhD
Professor of Neuroscience
University of California San Francisco

Kaveh Khoshnood, PhD
Assistant Professor in Public Health Practice
Yale University School of Public Health

Darrell Kirch, MD
President and Chief Executive Officer
Association of American Medical Colleges

Richard Klausner, MD
Managing Partner, The Column Group

Robert N. Klein, JD
Chairman, California Institute for Regenerative Medicine

Caroline Kovac, PhD
Managing Director, Burrill & Company

Clifton Leaf, MFA
Journalist and Former Executive Editor, Fortune

Stepanie Lederman, EdM
Executive Director, American Federation for Aging Research

Alan Leshner, PhD
Chief Executive Officer
American Association for the Advancement of Science

Navid Madani, PhD
Instructor and Staff Scientist
Harvard Medical School Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

James Madara, MD
Chief Executive Officer, University of Chicago Medical Center

John Maeda, PhD, MBA
Associate Director of Research
MIT Media Lab

Rob Mashal, MD
CEO, Alinea Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Mark McClellan, MD, PhD
Visiting Senior Fellow
AEI-Brookings Joint Center for Regulatory Studies

Michelle McMurry, MD, PhD
Director of the Health, Biomedical Science and Society Policy Program, and the Aspen Health Forum
The Aspen Institute

Peter McMurry
Cystic Fibrosis Patient and Long Time Organ Transplant Recipient Survivor

Michael Milken, MBA
Founder and Chairman, FasterCures

Hala Moddelmog
President and Chief Executive Officer
Susan G. Komen for the Cure

R. Bartley Moore
Executive Director of Research, Atlantic Media

David Nabarro, CBE, FRCP
Senior Coordinator for Avian and Human Influenza
United Nations

Elizabeth Nabel, MD
Director, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
The National Institutes of Health

Gary Nabel, MD, PhD
Director, Vaccine Research Center
National Institutes of Health

Norman Neureiter, PhD
Director, Center for Science, Technology and Security Policy
American Association for the Advancement of Science

Eve Nichols
Vice President for Science
The Fidelity Foundation

Trent Nichols, MD
Founder, Center for Nutrition and Digestive Disorders

John Niederhuber, MD
Director, National Cancer Institute

Larry Norton, MD
Norna S. Sarofim Chair in Clinical Oncology
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

Gilbert Omenn, MD, PhD
Professor of Medicine, Genetics, Public Health and Computational Biology
University of Michigan Medical School

Dean Ornish, MD
Founder and President, Preventive Medicine Research Institute

Peter Orszag, PhD, MSc
Director, Congressional Budget Office

Jessica Owens, MBA
Partner, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers

John Parr, JD
Co-Founder, Civic Results

Aaron Peirsol
Two-time Olympian and Oceana spokesperson

Georg-Andreas Pogany
Founder, Just One Wounded Warrior

Amy McGuire Porter
Executive Director, Foundation for the National Institutes of Health

John Porter, JD
Partner, Hogan & Hartson LLP

Franklyn Prendergast, MD, PhD
Professor of Pharmacology and Former Director
Mayo Clinic Cancer Center

Franklin Raines, JD
Vice Chairman, Revolution Health Group Board of Directors

N. Krishna Reddy
CEO, CARE Hospital

Tannishtha Reya, PhD
Assistant Professor of Pharmacology and Cancer Biology
Duke University School of Medicine

Richard Robb, PhD
Director, Biomedical Imaging Resource
Mayo Clinic College of Medicine

Jimmy Roberts
Sportscaster, NBC

Mary Robinson, LLB, LLM
President, Realizing Rights: The Ethical Globalization Initiative
The Aspen Institute

Barbara Romberg, PhD
Founder and Executive Director, Give an Hour

Eric Rose, MD
Professor and Chairman, Department of Surgery
Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons

Steven Rosenberg, MD, PhD
Chief, Surgery Branch
National Cancer Institute

Wayne Rosenkrans, Jr., PhD
Scientific and Medical Strategy Director for External Medical Relations
AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals

Leonard Rubenstein, JD
President, Physicians for Human Rights

Ellis Rubinstein
President, New York Academy of Sciences

David Scadden, MD
Gerald and Darlene Jordan Professor of Medicine
Massachusetts General Hospital

Andrew Schiff, MD, MBA
Managing Director, Aisling Capital II, llc.

Eric Schlosser
Author and Journalist

Mark Siegler, MD
Director, MacLean Center for Clinical Medical Ethics
University of Chicago

Greg Simon, JD
President, FasterCures

Stewart Simonson, JD
Vice President for Global Public Health Preparedness
Constella Group, LLC

Sri SivaKumar
Chief Executive, ITC Limited

Jay Skyler, MD
Professor of Medicine and Director
The University of Miami Miller School of Medicine

Stuart Smith, JD, MBA
Managing Director and Head of Health Care, Investment Banking Department
Credit Suisse

Steven Southwick, MD
Professor of Psychiatry, Yale Child Study Center
Yale University School of Medicine

Bruce Stillman, PhD
President and Chief Executive Officer
Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory

Edwin Stone, MD, PhD
Director, Carver Family Center for Macular Degeneration
University of Iowa

Picabo Street
Olympic gold medalist and skier

Jack Taunton, MD
Chief Medical Officer, Vancouver Organizing Committee
2010 Olympic Games

Elizabeth Teisberg, PhD
Co-Author, Redefining Health Care

Brian Thiele, MD
Professor of Surgery
University of Queensland, Australia

Hon. Tommy Thompson, JD
Partner, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
Former Secretary of Health and Human Services

Priyadarshi Tiwari, MD
Chief of Community Health & Wellness Services
Care Hospitals

Robert Tjian, PhD
Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
University of California, Berkeley

Jennifer Vasterling, PhD
Chief of Psychology and Clinical Investigator
The National Center for PTSD

Gregory Verdine, PhD
Harvard College Professor
Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology
Harvard University

Nora Volkow, MD
Director, National Institute on Drug Abuse

Kenneth Weakley, MBA
Managing Director, Equity Research Department, Investment Banking Division
Credit Suisse

Daniel Weinberger, MD
Senior Investigator
The National Institute of Mental Health

Irving Weissman, MD
Director, Institute of Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine
Stanford University

Jonathan Weissman, PhD
Professor of Cellular and Molecular Pharmacology and of Biochemistry and Biophysics
University of California, San Francisco

Terrie Fox Wetle, PhD
President, American Federation for Aging Research

R. Sanders Williams, MD
Dean and Senior Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs
Duke University School of Medicine

Ron Winslow
Deputy Editor, Health and Science
The Wall Street Journal

Nathan Wolfe, PhD
Professor of Epidemiology
School of Public Health, University of California Los Angeles

Malissa Wood, MD
Assistant Physician, Massachusetts General Hospital

Mary Woolley
President and CEO

Steven Zeisel, MD, PhD
Kenan Distinguished University Professor
UNC-Chapel Hill School of Public Health

Paul Zimmet, AO, MD, PhD
Director, International Diabetes Institute

Douglas Zipes, MD
Emeritus Director, Cardiology Division
Indiana University School of Medicine

John Zogby
President and Chief Executive Officer
Zogby International