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

Bipartisan Leadership: A Conversation with Trent Lott Tuesday, October 25, 2016   This was part two of an ongoing series regarding the United States federal government’s focus on public health in the U.S. Watch part one with former Senator Thomas Daschle here.   Senator Trent Lott represented the people of Mississippi in Congress for 35 years and is one of a handful of officials to have held elected leadership positions in both the House of Representatives and Senate. During his … Continue reading “Trent Lott, former U.S. Senate Majority Leader and Senator from Mississippi”

Martin J. Walsh, Mayor of Boston

THIS EVENT WILL BE RESCHEDULED The live webcast takes place on this page from 12:30-1:00 p.m. ET, is open to the public, and requires no prior registration. The in-person event is open via RSVP to those with Harvard ID, and takes place 12:30-1:30 p.m. in the Leadership Studio at Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health. Martin J. Walsh, a lifelong champion of working people and a proud product of the City of Boston, was sworn in as the City’s … Continue reading “Martin J. Walsh, Mayor of Boston”

Muhammad Pate, Former Minister of State for Health of Nigeria

Leadership Lessons Learned: Eradicating Polio in Nigeria Thursday, September 8, 2016 Dr. Muhammad Ali Pate served as Nigeria’s Minister of State for Health from 2011-2013. Prior, he was the Executive Director of the National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA), in Abuja, Nigeria. Dr. Pate is currently a professor at the Duke University Global Health Institute. He also serves on the agenda committee of the World Economic Forum and is a member of the Strategic Advisory Group of Experts (SAGE) on … Continue reading “Muhammad Pate, Former Minister of State for Health of Nigeria”

Thomas Daschle, Former Senator Majority Leader and Founder & CEO of the Daschle Group

Leadership In and Out of Government Tuesday, March 8, 2016   This was part one of an ongoing series regarding the United States federal government’s focus on public health in the U.S. Watch part two with former Senator Trent Lott here. Senator Daschle is the Founder and CEO of The Daschle Group, A Public Policy Advisory of Baker Donelson. The Daschle Group is a full-service strategic advisory firm that advises clients on a broad array of economic, policy and political … Continue reading “Thomas Daschle, Former Senator Majority Leader and Founder & CEO of the Daschle Group”

Nils Daulaire, Former Assistant Secretary for Global Affairs, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Negotiating Act Three for Global Health on the World’s Stage Thursday, January 28, 2016 Dr. Nils Daulaire served in the Obama Administration as Assistant Secretary for Global Affairs at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and as the United States Representative on the Executive Board of the World Health Organization, as well as Alternate U.S. Board Member to the Global Fund. Earlier, he served in the Clinton Administration as Deputy Assistant Administrator for Policy at the U.S. Agency for … Continue reading “Nils Daulaire, Former Assistant Secretary for Global Affairs, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services”

Howard Koh, 14th Assistant Secretary for Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Leadership in Public Service: State and National Perspectives Tuesday, September 22, 2015 Dr. Howard K. Koh is Harvey V. Fineberg Professor of the Practice of Public Health Leadership at the Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health. He has previously served as the 14th Assistant Secretary for Health for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (2009-2014) after being nominated by President Barack Obama, and as Commissioner of Public Health for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts (1997-2003) after being … Continue reading “Howard Koh, 14th Assistant Secretary for Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services”

Janet Napolitano, President, University of California

The Difference Between Management and Leadership Wednesday, March 25, 2015 Janet Napolitano was named the 20th president of the University of California on July 18, 2013, and took office on Sept. 30, 2013. She leads a university system with 10 campuses, five medical centers, three affiliated national laboratories, and a statewide agriculture and natural resources program. Napolitano is a distinguished public servant with a record of leading large, complex organizations at the federal and state levels. She served as Secretary of Homeland Security … Continue reading “Janet Napolitano, President, University of California”

Sir Michael Barber, Chief Education Advisor, Pearson

Leading to Deliver: Leadership to Ensure Successful Government Thursday, December 4, 2014 Sir Michael Barber joined Pearson in September 2011 as Chief Education Advisor, leading Pearson’s worldwide programme of efficacy and research ensuring the impact of the programme on the learner outcomes of Pearson and it’s customers. He plays a particular role in Pearson’s strategy for education in the developing world, and is Chairman of the Pearson Affordable Learning Fund. Prior to Pearson, he was a Partner at McKinsey & … Continue reading “Sir Michael Barber, Chief Education Advisor, Pearson”

Christine Gregoire, Former Governor of Washington State

Women Leaders in American Politics Chris Gregoire served as the 22nd governor of the state of Washington. Facing a $2.2 billion budget shortfall when she took office in 2005, Governor Gregoire balanced the state’s budget as she expanded health care coverage to low-income children, led an effort to make government more efficient and accountable, introduced a plan to create a world class education system, and launched a bold plan to save Puget Sound. In 2007, she proposed and the voters passed … Continue reading “Christine Gregoire, Former Governor of Washington State”

Raul Ruiz, MPH ’07, U.S. Congressman serving California

From HSPH to the U.S. Congress: Leadership Lessons from an Alum The son of California farmworkers, United States Representative Raul Ruiz, MPH ’07 (D-CA), holds graduate degrees from Harvard in medicine, public policy and public health. Dr. Ruiz completed a residency in emergency medicine and a fellowship in international emergency medicine, during which he served as a consultant to the Ministries of Health of both Serbia and El Salvador. For his humanitarian work in Haiti after the 2010 earthquake, Dr. … Continue reading “Raul Ruiz, MPH ’07, U.S. Congressman serving California”