Expert Participants

Tina Martin

Tina Martin is an Emmy nominated and award winning television and radio anchor, host and reporter. Tina’s work is heard locally on 89.7 FM and seen on the television news program Greater Boston. Tina is also a fill-in host for Basic Black. She contributes to the PBS Newshour, NPR and The Huffington Post. Tina is Read More…

Susan Mann

Dr. Mann received her BA/MD degree in 1984 from the combined six-year program at the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine.  She did her residency training at Truman Medical Center in Kansas City. She was a practicing physician at Harvard Vanguard Medical Associates for 25 years until transitioning to her own practice.  During her career Read More…

Haywood Brown

Dr. Haywood L. Brown is Professor in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Duke University Medical Center in Durham, NC. He received his undergraduate degree from North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University in Greensboro, NC and his Medical Degree from Wake Forest University School of Medicine in Winston-Salem, NC. He completed his residency Read More…

Wanda Barfield

Dr. Barfield is the Director of the Division of Reproductive Health (DRH) in CDC’s National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion. She is responsible for promoting CDC’s Safe Motherhood Initiative, which works for optimal and equitable reproductive health, maternal health, and infant health through research, surveillance, programs, and partnerships. Dr. Barfield joined CDC Read More…

Oren Segal

Oren Segal is Director of the Anti-Defamation League’s Center on Extremism, which combats extremism, terrorism and all forms of hate in the real world and online. Recognized as the foremost authority on extremism, the Center provides resources, expertise and training which enables law enforcement, public officials and internet and technology companies to identify and counter Read More…

Dipayan Ghosh

Dipayan Ghosh, Ph.D. is the Pozen Fellow at the Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics and Public Policy at the Harvard Kennedy School, where he conducts research on digital privacy, artificial intelligence, and civil rights. His research and writing have been cited and published widely, with recent analysis appearing in The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, The Atlantic, The Guardian, Foreign Read More…

Maureen Costello

Maureen Costello brings nearly 40 years of education and publishing experience to her roles as director of Teaching Tolerance (TT) and member of the Southern Poverty Law Center’s Senior Leadership Team. Since joining TT in 2010, she has grown the program significantly, adding new initiatives such as: the Teaching Tolerance Award for Excellence in Teaching; Read More…

Natasha Loder

Natasha Loder is The Economist‘s Health-care correspondent. She covers the pharmaceutical industry, medical science and technology. Between 2011 and 2014 she worked as a foreign correspondent in Chicago, covering the Midwest, American education and agriculture. She is based in Chicago but will return to London as the health-care correspondent in autumn 2015. She has worked at the Read More…

Greg Simon

Greg Simon serves as President of the Biden Cancer Initiative at the Biden Foundation. Previously, he was the Executive Director of the White House Cancer Moonshot Task Force, a position created by President Barack Obama and for which he was chosen by Vice President Joe Biden in March 2016. As Executive Director, Greg assembled and Read More…