Improving the Public’s Health: A Conversation about Leadership with Dr. Leana Wen Dr. Leana Wen is an emergency physician, public health leader, and a passionate advocate for patient-centered healthcare reform. The author of the critically-acclaimed book, When Doctors Don’t Listen, her TED talk on transparency in medicine has been viewed over 2 million times. In 2019, Dr. Wen was named one of TIME magazine’s 100 Most Influential People. Currently a Visiting Professor of Health Policy and Management at the George … Continue reading “Leana S. Wen, MD, MSc. former President/CEO of the Planned Parenthood Federation of America”
Medicine, Academia, and the Syrian Refugee Crisis: A Conversation with Dr. Fadlo Khuri Dr. Fadlo R. Khuri is the 16thpresident of the American University of Beirut (AUB) and professor of medicine (hematology and medical oncology) at the Faculty of Medicine and Medical Center. He assumed office on September 1, 2015. Prior to joining AUB, he was professor and chairman of the Department of Hematology and Medical Oncology, Emory University School of Medicine where he held the Roberto C. Goizueta Distinguished Chair … Continue reading “Fadlo Khuri, 16th president of the American University of Beirut (AUB)”
Read a reflection article by Lamees El-Sadek. Universal Healthcare: An Idea Whose Time Has Come? Thursday, Nov. 9, 2017 Donna E. Shalala is Trustee Professor of Political Science and Health Policy at the University of Miami. She served as President of the Clinton Foundation from June 2015 to March 2017; President of the University of Miami from 2001 to 2015; President of Hunter College of the City University of New York from 1980 to 1987; and Chancellor of the University … Continue reading “Donna Shalala, former President of the Clinton Foundation”
Read a reflection article by Writing Fellow Phillip Murray. Watch her previous Voices in Leadership talk from February 2016 here. Public Health, Science and Leadership Wednesday, April 26, 2017 Gina McCarthy was appointed by President Obama in 2009 as assistant administrator for the Environmental Protection Agency’s Office of Air and Radiation, and was subsequently named EPA administrator in 2013. A longtime public servant and progressive leader, she previously served as commissioner of the Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection, deputy secretary of the Massachusetts … Continue reading “Gina McCarthy, former administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, Menschel Senior Fellow at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health”
Read the reflection article by Writing Fellow Aude Richard. Public Health and Criminal Justice: Leadership Lessons Tuesday, April 4, 2017 R. Gil Kerlikowske is the former Commissioner of U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), having been nominated by President Obama and confirmed by the Senate in March, 2014. When he left office in January 2017, he was the only confirmed CBP Commissioner during President Obama’s administration. He is now currently an IOP Fellow at Harvard Kennedy School of Government.