2012 Leadership Council Annual Meeting
A wide range of topics was on the agenda for the Leadership Council’s annual two-day meeting October 11 – 12, titled “Revolutionizing Health Science and Technology: From the Genes to the Globe.” Keynote speaker Nathan Wolfe, AM ’97, SD /98, talked about virus hunting; Juan Enriquez, AB ’81, MBA ’86, discussed the impact of genomics and technology on medicine (watch his TedX talk here); and HSPH’s Ashish Jha, MD’97, MPH ’04, a health care policy expert, spoke about the Accountable Care Act and the presidential election. HSPH infectious diseases professor Dyann Wirth and Dean of Academic Affairs David Hunter, SD ’99, MPH ’85, explained the “genes to the globe” multidisciplinary problem-solving approach to malaria. Other sessions focused on aging, obesity, and cancer. And Harvard President Drew Faust gave an update on the university’s educational innovations.
At the Leadership Council annual meeting, clockwise form left: Nathan Wolfe (second
from right) with students; Juan Enriquez; HSPH’s Dyann Wirth (right) with guests;
Harvard President Drew Faust.
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