Expert Participants

Ryan Grim

Mr. Grim was the moderator for the Forum’s discussion on Marijuana: The Latest Scientific Findings and Legalization. Ryan Grim is the Washington bureau chief for The Huffington Post and an MSNBC contributor. He is a former staff reporter with Politico.com and Washington City Paper, as well as the author of the book This Is Your Country on Read More…

Staci Gruber

Dr. Gruber was a panelist for the Forum’s discussion on Marijuana: The Latest Scientific Findings and Legalization. Dr. Staci Gruber is director of the CCNC and associate professor of psychiatry at Harvard Medical School. Her clinical and research focus is the application of neurocognitive models and multimodal brain imaging to better characterize neurobiological risk factors for Read More…

Andrew Freedman

Mr. Freedman was a panelist for the Forum’s discussion on Marijuana: The Latest Scientific Findings and Legalization. Andrew Freedman served as Director of Marijuana Coordination for the State of Colorado. He worked with the Attorney General’s Office and the Departments of Revenue, Public Health & Environment, and Agriculture to ensure Colorado’s regulations are aligned, efficient, enforceable, and Read More…

John Shanks

Mr. Shanks was a panelist for the Forum’s discussion on Race and Policing. Joined the USAF at the age of 17 from his home town of San Diego, California. Joined with a guaranteed job of Security Specialist. Completed BMTS, Security Tech School and ABGD at Camp Bullis, TX.  Stationed at 15th SPS @Hickam AFB, HI and Read More…

Tracey Meares

Ms. Meares was a panelist for the Forum’s discussion on Race and Policing. Tracey L. Meares is the Walton Hale Hamilton Professor of Law at Yale University. Before arriving at Yale, she was Max Pam Professor of Law and Director of the Center for Studies in Criminal Justice at the University of Chicago Law School. She was, Read More…

Brian Corr

Mr. Corr was a panelist for the Forum’s discussion on Race and Policing. Brian Corr is the current president of the National Association for Civilian Oversight of Law Enforcement (NACOLE), a nonprofit organization that works to: enhance fair and professional law enforcement responsive to community needs; increase accountability and transparency in policing; and build community trust Read More…

Ed Silverman

Mr. Silverman was the moderator for the Forum’s discussion on The 21st Century Cures Act. Ed Silverman, senior writer and Pharmalot columnist, has covered the pharmaceutical industry for the past two decades. He previously worked at The Wall Street Journal, The Star-Ledger of New Jersey, New York Newsday and Investor’s Business Daily, among other publications. Read More…

Jeffrey Drazen

Dr. Drazen was a panelist for the Forum’s discussion on The 21st Century Cures Act. Jeffrey M. Drazen, M.D., joined the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) as editor-in-chief in July of 2000.  At NEJM, Dr. Drazen’s responsibilities include oversight of all editorial content and policies.  His editorial background includes service as an associate editor or Read More…

Jacqueline Corrigan-Curay

Jacqueline Corrigan-Curay, J.D., M.D., serves as Director of CDER’s Office of Medical Policy (OMP). She leads the development, coordination, and implementation of medical policy programs and strategic initiatives. She works collaboratively with other CDER program areas, FDA centers, and stakeholders on enhancing policies to improve drug development and regulatory review processes. OMP is comprised of Read More…

Otis Brawley

Dr. Brawley was a panelist for the Forum’s discussion on The 21st Century Cures Act. Otis W. Brawley, M.D., F.A.C.P., chief medical officer for the American Cancer Society, is responsible for promoting the goals of cancer prevention, early detection, and quality treatment through cancer research and education. He champions efforts to decrease smoking, improve diet, detect Read More…