Deval L. Patrick, 71st Governor of Massachusetts

Voices in Leadership During Crises: Governor Deval Patrick  Live webcast was streamed on our Facebook and on Voices in Leadership website on Thursday, July 23, 2020, 12:00 – 12:30 PM ET. Deval L. Patrick, 71st Governor of Massachusetts. Originally from the South Side of Chicago, Deval Patrick came to Massachusetts at the age of 14, when he was awarded a scholarship to Milton Academy through the Boston-based organization A Better Chance. After Harvard College and Harvard Law School, he clerked for … Continue reading “Deval L. Patrick, 71st Governor of Massachusetts”

Martin J. Walsh, 54th Mayor of the City of Boston

Voices in Leadership During Crises: Mayor Marty Walsh Live webcast was streamed on our Facebook and on Voices in Leadership website on Wednesday, June 24, 2020, 11:00 – 11:30 AM ET. Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh recently declared racism a public health crisis, responding to glaring racial inequities exposed by the COVID-19 pandemic and massive protests against police abuse that he said served as a call to action. He seeks to transfer 20% (approx. $12 million) of police overtime budget … Continue reading “Martin J. Walsh, 54th Mayor of the City of Boston”

Michelle A. Williams, Dean of the Faculty, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, and Jeffrey Sánchez, Former Massachusetts State Representative

Read the reflection article by Mahaa M. Ahmed  Voices in Leadership During Crises: Michelle Williams & Jeffery Sánchez This event was streamed live on our Facebook and on Voices in Leadership website on Thursday, June 11, 2020, 1:00 – 1:30 PM ET. On Thursday, June 4th Michelle Williams, epidemiologist and dean of the faculty at Harvard T.H Chan School of Public Health, and Jeffrey R. Sánchez, a former Massachusetts state representative and lecturer at Harvard Chan, co-authored an op-ed in the … Continue reading “Michelle A. Williams, Dean of the Faculty, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, and Jeffrey Sánchez, Former Massachusetts State Representative”

Karl Lauterbach, Professor of Health Economics and Clinical Epidemiology, University of Cologne, Member of the Deutsche Bundestag (MdB)

Read the reflection article by Miranda So Voices in Leadership During Crises: Karl Lauterbach This event streamed live on our Facebook and on Voices in Leadership website on Thursday, June 4, 2020. Germany has been a COVID-19 global success story because of its strong testing protocols, stable healthcare provisions and hospital systems, and the lowest death-toll in all of Europe. With this in mind, Germany recently relaxed some of its prevention measures. But after seeing large crowds gathering in his … Continue reading “Karl Lauterbach, Professor of Health Economics and Clinical Epidemiology, University of Cologne, Member of the Deutsche Bundestag (MdB)”

Patricia García, former Minister of Health of Peru (2016-2017)

Voices in Leadership During Crises: Patricia García Thursday, May 21, 2o2o Peru took aggressive action early on in the fight against COVID-19, yet they have the second highest rate of infections from this virus in Latin America. On May 13, the Peruvian government had a wave of positive test results from merchants in Peru’s capital, Lima. The government immediately increased movement restrictions and lockdown precautions, including military-enforced curfews, which is scheduled to end on May 24. We welcomed Dr. Patricia … Continue reading “Patricia García, former Minister of Health of Peru (2016-2017)”

Subramaniam Sathasivam Malaysian Minister of Health (2013-2018) and Minister of Human Resources of Malaysia (2008-2013)

Read the reflection article by Kristina Lyons Voices in Leadership During Crises: Subramaniam Sathasivam Thursday, May 14, 2020 Dr. Subramaniam, the former Minister of Health of Malaysia (2013-2018) discusses the Malaysian response to coronavirus and how they were able to reduce the number of new cases. Moderated by Dr. Rifat Atun, Professor of Global Health Systems at Harvard University and the Faculty Chair for the Harvard Ministerial Leadership Program. Dr. S. Subramaniam was the former Member of Parliament in the … Continue reading “Subramaniam Sathasivam Malaysian Minister of Health (2013-2018) and Minister of Human Resources of Malaysia (2008-2013)”

Stephanie Ferguson, Facilitator for the World Health Organization (WHO) and the International Council of Nurses (ICN)

Read the reflection article by Harika Dasari Voices in Leadership During Crises: Stephanie Ferguson Thursday, April 30, 2o2o. Dr. Ferguson is a global healthcare consultant with more than 35 years of experience designing, implementing and evaluating health-related strategic plans and programs. As founder of Stephanie L. Ferguson & Associates, LLC, she has worked in 100+ nations as a technical advisor, consultant and facilitator for theWorld Health Organization (WHO) and the International Council of Nurses (ICN). For WHO, she develops initiatives to … Continue reading “Stephanie Ferguson, Facilitator for the World Health Organization (WHO) and the International Council of Nurses (ICN)”

Rosen Plevneliev President of the Republic of Bulgaria 2012 – 2017

Read the reflection article by Katie Klatt Strength vs. Wisdom: A Conversation on the Leadership of the Future with Former Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev Tuesday, March 10, 2020. President Rosen Plevneliev is the fourth democratically elected President of the Republic of Bulgaria, elected in November 2011 and holding office from January 2012 through to January 2017. During this time, he represented Bulgaria at the United Nations (UN) General Assembly and was signatory to the historic UN Resolution 70/1, entitled ‘Transforming Our … Continue reading “Rosen Plevneliev President of the Republic of Bulgaria 2012 – 2017”

Stephanie Ferguson, Founder, CEO and President of Stephanie L. Ferguson & Associates, LLC

Read the reflection article by Anshu Shroff Harnessing the Power of Nursing to Build a Healthier World: A Conversation with Stephanie Ferguson Dr. Ferguson is a global healthcare consultant with more than 35 years of experience designing, implementing and evaluating health-related strategic plans and programs. As founder of Stephanie L. Ferguson & Associates, LLC, she has worked in 100+ nations as a technical advisor, consultant and facilitator for theWorld Health Organization (WHO) and the International Council of Nurses (ICN). For WHO, … Continue reading “Stephanie Ferguson, Founder, CEO and President of Stephanie L. Ferguson & Associates, LLC”

Fadlo Khuri, 16th president of the American University of Beirut (AUB)

Read the reflection article by Meg Salvia Medicine, Academia, and the Syrian Refugee Crisis: A Conversation with Dr. Fadlo Khuri Tuesday, November 5, 2020.  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 … Continue reading “Fadlo Khuri, 16th president of the American University of Beirut (AUB)”