Expert Participants

James Hooley

James Hooley was a panelist for the Forum’s discussion on The Boston Marathon Bombings. With 33 years of experience at Boston EMS, Jim has served as an EMT, a Paramedic, a Shift Commander and as the Superintendent of Field Operations. Prior to assuming the duties of Chief of Department, he served as the Superintendent in Chief Read More…

Douglas Holtz-Eakin

Mr. Holtz-Eakin was a panelist in the Forum’s discussions on the Impact of the 2010 Election on Healthcare Reform and America’s Healthcare Future. Douglas Holtz-Eakin has a distinguished record as an academic, policy adviser, and strategist. Currently he is the President of the American Action Forum and a Commissioner on the Congressionally-chartered Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission. Since 2001, he Read More…

Eric H Holder

Mr. Holder was an expert participant on the Forum’s discussion on U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder: Defending Childhood and Youth. Eric H. Holder, Jr. was sworn in as the 82nd Attorney General of the United States on February 3, 2009 by Vice President Joe Biden. President Barack Obama announced his intention to nominate Mr. Holder Read More…

Philip Hilts

Philip Hilts is a Research Associate at MIT and the former director of the Knight Science Journalism Fellowships there.

Regina Herzlinger

Ms. Herzlinger was a panelist for the Forum’s discussion on What Now? Health Care after the Supreme Court’s Decision. Regina E. Herzlinger is the Nancy R. McPherson Professor of Business Administration at the Harvard Business School. She was the first woman to be tenured and chaired at Harvard Business School and the first to serve on Read More…

Rogene Henderson

Dr. Henderson was a panelist for the Forum’s discussion on Smog or Jobs? Rogene Henderson has research interests in two major areas. She has had a long-term interest in the biochemistry of the lung, particularly the surfactant-lining layer. She has developed in vivo screening tests for pulmonary toxicants based on analysis of bronchoalveolar washings. A second area Read More…

David Hemenway

Dr. Hemenway was a panelist for the Forum’s discussions on Gun Violence and Preventing Gun Violence. David Hemenway, Ph.D., is Director of the Harvard Injury Control Research Center.  Once a year he spends a week at the University of Vermont as a James Marsh Visiting Professor-at-Large. Dr. Hemenway teaches classes on injury and on economics. He has won Read More…

Hurmon Hamilton

Rev. Hamilton was a panelist on the Forum’s discussion on The Next Phase of Massachusetts Healthcare Reform. Rev. Hurmon E. Hamilton was born in San Francisco, California and raised from the age of two in Coushatta, Louisiana as the only child of the Rev. Clarence and Mrs. Ola Batchie Berry. He graduated from Coushatta High School Read More…

Jeanne Guillemin

Jeanne Guillemin was a panelist for the Forum’s discussions on Bird Flu and The Humanitarian Crisis in Syria. Jeanne Guillemin’s training in sociology and anthropology has led to her involvement in issues regarding infectious diseases and biological weapons. She is a senior advisor at the MIT Security Studies Program and is a researcher with the Harvard Sussex Program on Chemical Read More…

Carolyn Gregoire

Ms. Gregoire was the moderator for the Forum’s discussion on Managing Stress. Carolyn Gregoire is the Associate Lifestyle Editor of the Huffington Post. She has spoken at TEDxYouth, and her writing has also appeared in BlackBook Magazine, Seventeen and Huffington. Magazine.