Atul Gawande, Executive Director, Ariadne Labs

Leading as a Surgeon by Day and Writer by Night Tuesday, April 21, 2015 Atul Gawande, MD, MPH, is a surgeon, writer, and public health researcher. He practices general and endocrine surgery at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and is professor in both the Department of Health Policy and Management at the Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health and the Department of Surgery at Harvard Medical School. He is Executive Director of Ariadne Labs, a joint center for health … Continue reading “Atul Gawande, Executive Director, Ariadne Labs”

Trevor Mundel, President, Global Health Division, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

Leading New Solutions for Global Health Friday, April 10, 2015 Dr. Trevor Mundel, president of the Global Health Program, leads the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation’s efforts in research and development of health solutions including vaccines, drugs, and diagnostics, focusing on health problems that have a major impact in developing countries but get too little attention and funding. He oversees the Global Health Program’s work which harnesses innovations in science and technology, to fight diseases such as HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis, and … Continue reading “Trevor Mundel, President, Global Health Division, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation”

John Lechleiter, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, Eli Lilly and Company

Leadership Along the Path We Have Chosen Tuesday, March 31, 2015 John Lechleiter has served as president and chief executive officer of Eli Lilly and Company since, and became chairman of the board of directors in 2009. John joined Lilly in 1979 as a senior organic chemist in process research and     development and became head of that department.  He began serving as director of pharmaceutical product development for the Lilly Research Centre Limited in Windlesham, England, and later held roles … Continue reading “John Lechleiter, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, Eli Lilly and Company”

Paula A. Johnson, Executive Director of the Connors Center for Women’s Health and Gender Biology

Building a Field: Leadership and Action in Women’s Health Dr. Paula Johnson is an internationally recognized women’s health specialist and a pioneer in the treatment and prevention of cardiovascular disease. She is head of the Connors Center for Women’s Health and Gender Biology and chief of the Division of Women’s Health at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. She has been named one of Boston’s “Top Doctors” by Boston Magazine and was featured in the Boston Globe’s “IDEAS Boston 2005” as one … Continue reading “Paula A. Johnson, Executive Director of the Connors Center for Women’s Health and Gender Biology”

Drew Gilpin Faust, President of Harvard University

A Conversation with Drew Faust on Leadership Drew Gilpin Faust is the 28th President of Harvard University and the Lincoln Professor of History in Harvard’s Faculty of Arts and Sciences. As president of Harvard, Faust has expanded financial aid to improve access to Harvard College for students of all economic backgrounds and advocated for increased federal funding for scientific research. She has broadened the University’s international reach, raised the profile of the arts on campus, embraced sustainability, launched edX, the … Continue reading “Drew Gilpin Faust, President of Harvard University”

Drew Altman, President and CEO, The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Overhauling a Major Foundation: Reflections on Leadership Drew Altman is President and Chief Executive Officer of the Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation, a non-profit, private operating foundation. He is a former Commissioner of the Department of Human Services for the state of New Jersey under Governor Tom Kean (1986-1989). Prior to joining the Foundation in 1990, Dr. Altman was director of the Health and Human Services program at the Pew Charitable Trusts. He was a vice president of the Robert … Continue reading “Drew Altman, President and CEO, The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation”