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Gokhan Hotamisligil

Dr. Hotamisligil’s research efforts focus on the genetic basis of common and complex diseases, particularly obesity, diabetes, and heart disease. His research examines the molecular mechanisms of nutrient sensing and response pathways as they relate to immune and metabolic homeostasis. He is an internationally recognized leader with many seminal contributions including the discoveries that defined Read More…

Umberto Campia

Dr. Umberto Campia is a cardiologist and vascular medicine specialist at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and member of the faculty at Harvard Medical School in Boston, MA. Previously, he was section director of vascular medicine at the MedStar Heart and Vascular Institute and Asst. Prof. of medicine at Georgetown University Medical School, both in Washington Read More…

Tom Udall

Tom Udall has earned a reputation as a principled leader who has the integrity to do what is right for New Mexico and our nation. Tom began serving as United States Senator in 2009, after two decades of public service as U.S. Representative and New Mexico’s State Attorney General. He was re-elected to the U.S. Read More…

William Ruckelshaus

William (Bill) Ruckelshaus’ distinguished career has spanned corporate boardrooms, government agencies, and major non-profits. He was Chairman and CEO of Browning-Ferris Industries from 1988 to 1995, and served as Chairman from 1995 to 1999. Bill was Administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, serving as the Agency’s first Administrator when it was formed in 1970 Read More…

Wendy Jacobs

Wendy B. Jacobs, Esq. is the Emmett Clinical Professor of Environmental Law and Director of the Harvard Law School Emmett Environmental Law & Policy Clinic.  She is on the Faculty of Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health’s Center for Health and the Global Environment, is a Special Advisor to the HLS Dean on Learning and Read More…

Richard Frank

Richard G. Frank, PhD, is the Margaret T. Morris Professor of Health Economics in the Department of Health Care Policy at Harvard Medical School. From 2009 to 2011, he served as the deputy assistant secretary for planning and evaluation at DHHS directing the office of Disability, Aging and Long-Term Care Policy. From 2013 to 2014, Read More…

Leemore Dafny

Leemore Dafny is the Bruce V. Rauner Professor of Business Administration at the Harvard Business School, and a member of the faculty of the Kennedy School of Government. Prior to joining Harvard in 2016, she served as Director of Health Enterprise Management, Herman Smith Professor of Hospital and Health Services Management, and a professor of strategy at Read More…

Deepak Chopra

Deepak Chopra, MD FACP, Founder of The Chopra Foundation and co-founder of The Chopra Center for Wellbeing  and Jiyo.com is a world-renowned pioneer in integrative medicine and personal transformation and is Board Certified in Internal Medicine, Endocrinology and Metabolism. He is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians, a member of the American Association of Read More…

Lindsay Holmes

Lindsay Holmes is the Senior Wellness Editor at HuffPost. She graduated with a degree in journalism from The University of Central Florida. She currently lives in New York City.