Events 2016-2017

All events take place 12:30-1:30pm and are webcast live 12:30-1:00pm at

Winter/Spring 2017

Wednesday, February 15Elizabeth Nabel, President of Brigham Health; Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School; Chief Health and Medical Adviser to the National Football League

Wednesday, March 29Steven Beshear, former Governor of Kentucky, Richard L. and Ronay A. Menschel Senior Leadership Fellow at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

Tuesday, April 4 R. Gil Kerlikowske, Former Commissioner of U.S. Customs and Border Protection and IOP Fellow at Harvard Kennedy School of Government

Wednesday, April 26 Gina McCarthy, Former administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency under the Obama Administration, Menschel Senior Fellow at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and IOP Fellow at Harvard Kennedy School of Government

Thursday May 4Bernard J. Tyson, Chairman and CEO of Kaiser Foundation Health Plan, Inc. and Hospitals

Tuesday, May 9Margaret Hamburg, 21st Commissioner of U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Fall 2016

Thursday, September 8Muhammad Pate, former Minister of State for Health of Nigeria; Adjunct Professor of Global Health at Duke University Global Health Institute; former Executive Director of Nigeria’s National Primary Health Care Development Agency

Monday, October 3Ann Compton, journalist and former White House correspondent for ABC News

Tuesday, October 11
To Be Rescheduled
— Marty Walsh, Mayor of Boston, Massachusetts

Tuesday, October 25Trent Lott, former U.S. Senate Majority Leader and Senator from Mississippi

Thursday, November 17Bob Schieffer, Walter Shorenstein Media and Democracy Fellow; former reporter and anchor for CBS News; former moderator of “Face the Nation”

Tuesday, November 22Peter Staley, AIDS and LGBT rights activist; founder of the Treatment Action Group and

Friday, December 2Baroness Tessa Jowell, former Member of British Parliament; former Member of the London Olympic Board and Shadow Minister for the Olympics and the Cabinet Office; former Minister of State for Public Health

Please note that dates may be subject to change.