Program

Revolutionizing Health Science and Technology: From the Genes to the Globe

Thursday, October 11, 2012 (HSPH)
Pre-Event Activities
1:00pm Registration for Pre-Event Activities Begins
1:30 – 2:30pm Pre-Event Small Group Activities
New Member Welcome and Orientation Session

  • David J. Hunter, Dean for Academic Affairs; Vincent L. Gregory Professor in Cancer Prevention, HSPH
Classroom Experience (click for description)

  • Julie Buring, Professor of Epidemiology, HSPH; Professor of Medicine at Brigham and Women’s Hospital/Harvard Medical School
Faculty Roundtable on Health Care and the Elections

  • Ashish K. Jha, C. Boyden Gray Associate Professor of Health Policy and Management, HSPH
2:30 – 2:45pm Break
2:45 – 3:45pm Pre-Event Small Group Sessions
A Detailed Look at HSPH Finances

Faculty Roundtable on the Human Microbiome

  • Curtis Huttenhower, Assistant Professor of Computational Biology and Bioinformatics, HSPH
Faculty Roundtable on Health Care and the Elections

  • Ashish K. Jha, C. Boyden Gray Associate Professor of Health Policy and Management, HSPH
Leadership Council Annual Meeting
3:30pm Registration for Leadership Council Annual Meeting Begins
4:00 – 5:00pm Keynote Address
Virus Hunting: New Frontiers in the Battle to Stop the Next Global Pandemic (click for description)

  • Speaker: Nathan Wolfe, AM’97, SD’99, Larry I. Lokey Visiting Professor in Human Biology at Stanford University, founder and CEO of Global Viral Forecasting Initiative
5:00 – 6:00pm Reception
6:00 – 8:00pm Dinner
Good Guys, Bad Guys, and the Future of Medicine (click for description)

  • Speaker: Juan Enriquez, AB’81, MBA’86, Managing Director, Excel Venture Management, former founding director of Harvard Business School Life Sciences Project
Presentation of the Tenth Annual Volunteer Leadership Award

        

Friday, October 12, 2012 (Martin Conference Center)
8:00 – 8:45am
TLC Member Registration, Networking, and Breakfast                                                                            
8:45 – 10:00am Leadership Council Business Meeting


10:00 – 11:00am Plenary Session
Revolutionizing Health Science and Technology: From the Genes to the Globe (click for description)

  • Dyann F. Wirth, Richard Pearson Strong Professor of Infectious Diseases and Chair, Department of Immunology and infectious Diseases, HSPH
  • David J. Hunter, Vincent L. Gregory Professor in Cancer Prevention and Dean for Academic Affairs, HSPH
11:00 – 11:30am Break
11:30 – 12:45pm Breakout Sessions
Aging: Confronting a Demographic Sea Change (click for description)

  • Rebecca Betensky, Professor of Biostatistics, HSPH
  • Lisa Berkman, Thomas D. Cabot Professor of Public Policy and of Epidemiology, HSPH and Director, Harvard Center for Population and Development Studies
Cancer: What Have We Learned and Where Do We Go from Here? (click for description)

  • Lorelei Mucci, Associate Professor of Epidemiology, HSPH
  • Karen Emmons, Associate Dean for Research and Professor of Society, Human Development, and Health, HSPH
Obesity: Can Research Outrun the Epidemic? (click for description)

  • Gökhan S. Hotamisligil, J.S. Simmons Professor of Genetics and Metabolism and Chair, Department of Genetics and Complex Diseases, HSPH
  • Eric Rimm, Associate Professor in the Departments of Epidemiology and Nutrition, HSPH
12:45 – 1:00pm Break
1:00 – 2:15pm Lunch/Networking