Expert Participants

Robert Moffit

Robert E. Moffit, a seasoned veteran of more than three decades in Washington policymaking, is a senior fellow in The Heritage Foundation’s Center for Health Policy Studies. Moffit long has specialized in health care and entitlement programs, especially Medicare. He brings to the reform effort his government experience as a senior official of the U.S. Read More…

Lanhee Chen

Lanhee J. Chen, Ph.D. is the David and Diane Steffy Research Fellow at the Hoover Institution; Director of Domestic Policy Studies and Lecturer in the Public Policy Program at Stanford University; and an affiliate of Stanford’s Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies.  He is also a Counsel at the law firm of Arent Fox LLP. Read More…

Howard Kaufman

Dr. Kaufman was a panelist for the Forum’s discussion on Gene Editing. Howard Kaufman is Professor of Surgery at the Robert Wood Johnson Medical School at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey. He is also a Surgical Oncologist at the Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey and member of the Recombinant DNA Advisory Committee at Read More…

Flaminia Catteruccia

Dr. Catteruccia was a panelist for the Forum’s discussion on Gene Editing. Associate Professor of Immunology and Infectious Diseases at the Harvard School of Public Health, Flaminia Catteruccia is a molecular entomologist specializing in the reproductive biology of Anopheles mosquitoes, the only mosquitoes capable of transmitting human malaria. She is exploring how disruptions to the mosquito mating Read More…

George Annas

Dr. Annas was a panelist for the Forum’s discussion on Gene Editing. George J. Annas is William Fairfield Warren Distinguished Professor at Boston University and Director of the Center for Health Law, Ethics & Human Rights at Boston University School of Public Health, and a member of the Department of Health Law, Policy and Management at Read More…

George Church

Dr. Church was a panelist for the Forum’s discussion on Gene Editing. George Church is Professor of Genetics at Harvard Medical School and Director of PersonalGenomes.org, which provides the world’s only open-access information on human Genomic, Environmental & Trait data (GET). His 1984 Harvard PhD included the first methods for direct genome sequencing, molecular multiplexing Read More…

Pieter Cohen

Dr. Cohen was a panelist on Supplements and Health: Sorting the Facts. Dr. Pieter Cohen along with his colleagues Drs. Hochman and Bedard co-authors the educational series “Updates in Slow Medicine.”  Dr. Cohen is a general internist at Cambridge Health Alliance in Somerville, Massachusetts and Assistant Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School. His area of Read More…

Charles Bell

Mr. Bell was a panelist for the Forum’s discussion on Supplements and Health. Charles Bell is programs director for Consumers Union, the nonprofit publisher of Consumer Reports magazine. He works closely with Consumers Union’s advocacy offices in California, New York, Texas, and Washington, D.C. on a wide range of consumer policy issues, including healthcare restructuring, financial Read More…

Craig LeMoult

Mr. LeMoult was the moderator for the Forum’s discussion on The Opioid Crisis. Craig LeMoult has won a number of awards for his reporting, including two 2015 national Edward R. Murrow Awards and a 2011 Sigma Delta Chi award from the national Society of Professional Journalists. He is a graduate of the Columbia University Graduate School Read More…

Jay Nixon

Governor Nixon was a panelist for the Forum’s discussion on The Opioid Crisis. Jeremiah W. “Jay” Nixon (b. February 13, 1956 in DeSoto, MO) is a former Democratic governor of Missouri. Nixon was first elected governor on November 4, 2008, and was re-elected to a second term in 2012. He defeated two challengers in the Aug. Read More…