Expert Participants

Louise Ivers

Dr. Louise Ivers is executive director of the Massachusetts General Hospital Center for Global Health, an associate professor of global health and social medicine and associate professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School, an associate physician in the Division of Infectious Diseases at MGH, and an associate physician in the Division of Global Health Equity Read More…

Paul Watanabe

Paul Watanabe is currently director of the Institute for Asian American Studies and associate professor of political science at the University of Massachusetts Boston. His principal research and teaching interests are in the areas of American political behavior, ethnic group politics, Asian Americans, and American foreign policy. He is the author of Ethnic Groups, Congress, and Read More…

Russell Jeung

Dr. Russell Jeung received a BA in Human Biology and a MA in Education from Stanford University. After working in China and in the Mayor’s Office of San Francisco, he obtained his PhD in Sociology from the University of California, Berkeley in 2000. After teaching at Foothill College for two years, he came to San Read More…

Juliet Choi

Juliet K. Choi is an accomplished strategist, thought leader and social justice attorney who specializes in the transformation of policies and programs for entities that serve the public at large, in both federal and NGO settings. A Presidential appointee and respected leader at the highest levels of federal and third sector governance, Juliet’s diverse roles Read More…

Andrew Chan

Dr. Andrew T. Chan is Chief of the Clinical and Translational Epidemiology Unit (CTEU) at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH), Director of Cancer Epidemiology at the MGH Cancer Center, Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School (HMS), and Professor of Immunology and Infectious Diseases, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. He also co-leads the Cancer Read More…

Sabrina Corlette

Sabrina Corlette, J.D. is a research professor, founder, and co-director of the Center on Health Insurance Reforms (CHIR) at Georgetown University’s McCourt School of Public Policy.  At CHIR she directs research on health reform issues, with a focus on state and federal regulation of private health insurance. She provides expertise and strategic advice to individuals and organizations Read More…

Guy-Uriel Charles

Guy-Uriel Charles joined the Duke Law faculty in 2009. He is currently the Edward and Ellen Schwarzman Professor of Law at Duke Law School. He is the co-director, with Mitu Gulati, of the Duke Law Center on Law, Race and Politics. He teaches and writes about constitutional law, election law, campaign finance, redistricting, politics, and Read More…

Ayne Amjad

Dr. Ayne Amjad serves as Commissioner for the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources, Bureau for Public Health, and as the West Virginia State Health Officer. Since 2010, Dr. Amjad has been a private practicing physician specializing in internal medicine and preventive health care and founder of Bee-Better, a non-profit organization against opioid Read More…

Nirav Shah

Director of the Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention. Previously, he served as the Director of the Illinois Department of Health. Earlier in his career, Dr. Shah served as the Chief Economist of the Ministry of Health of Cambodia, during his tenure as a Henry Luce Scholar. In Cambodia, he worked on a variety Read More…

Michael Fraser

Michael Fraser has served as ASTHO’s chief executive officer since August 2016. Most recently, he served as the executive vice president and CEO of the Pennsylvania Medical Society in Harrisburg, Pa. During his tenure there, he worked with physician leaders to transform the organization into a dynamic, relevant, and effective membership organization representing all of Read More…