Ron Klain draws on four decades of experience in law, finance, policymaking, and politics to advise clients across industries on national and international legal issues, crisis management, and the global regulatory environment.
A pioneer in global public health for more than 35 years, Dr. Seth Berkley has been a champion of equitable access to vaccines and of innovation, and a driving force to improve the way the world prevents and responds to infectious disease. A medical doctor and infectious disease epidemiologist, Dr. Berkley joined Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance as its CEO in August 2011.
A conversation with Dr. James Gavin, clinical professor of medicine at Emory University School of Medicine and Principal, J.R. Gavin & Associates, LLC. He also serves as Chief Medical Officer of Healing Our Village, Inc. He served as President and CEO of the Morehouse School of Medicine in Atlanta.
Dr. Sapna Desai is a public health researcher and practitioner based at the Population Council in New Delhi, India, where she focuses on women’s health, community-based interventions and health systems.
As a key advisory panel to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), recommended booster shots for those who received the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine, Dr. Ashish Jha, Dean of the Brown School of Public Health, spoke with Noubar Afeyan, CEO of Flagship Pioneering, the company that created and nurtured Moderna, as part of the Dean’s conversation series.
Dean Ashish K. Jha was joined for a conversation with Dr. Zeynep Tüfekçi, McColl Term Associate Professor at the UNC School of Information and Library Science, and Contributing opinion writer at The Atlantic and The New York Times. They discuss what we learned from the COVID-19 pandemic, how we’re still learning (and not learning) lessons, and how we do better in future health crises.
Dr. Ashish K. Jha was joined for a conversation on what the pandemic taught us about the role of basic science in public health with Gökhan Hotamışlıgil, MD, PhD, James S. Simmons Professor, Department of Molecular Metabolism and Director of the Sabri Ülker Center for Metabolic Research at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.
Dr. Helene D. Gayle, MD has been president and CEO of The Chicago Community Trust, one of the nation’s oldest and largest community foundations, since October 2017. Under her leadership, the Trust has adopted a new strategic focus on closing the racial and ethnic wealth gap in the Chicago region.
Valerie Montgomery Rice, MD, FACOG, provides a valuable combination of experience at the highest levels of patient care and medical research, as well as organizational management and public health policy.
Dean Ashish K. Jha and Professor Wendy Schiller, PhD take stock of current conditions in the United States and discuss their political ramifications as well as the ongoing impact of the pandemic on patients and health care professionals on the front lines.