Expert Participants

Katherine Baicker

Professor Baicker was a panelist for the Forum’s discussions on The Presidential Election Results: Implications for U.S. Healthcare (2012), The U.S. Healthcare Law Rollout, America’s Healthcare Future, and The 2016 US Presidential Election and High U.S. Healthcare Costs. Katherine Baicker, a leading scholar in the economic analysis of health policy, commenced as Dean and the Emmett Dedmon Read More…

John Auerbach

Commissioner Auerbach was a panelist on the Forum’s discussion on The Next Phase of Massachusetts Healthcare Reform. John Auerbach was appointed Massachusetts’s Commissioner of Public Health in April, 2007. Under his leadership the department has developed new and innovative programs to address racial and ethnic disparities, to promote wellness (including the Mass in Motion campaign), to combat Read More…

Sudhir Anand

Professor Anand was a panelist for the Forum’s discussion on The Cost of Inaction. Sudhir Anand is a world-recognized development microeconomist. He has published widely on economic inequality and poverty; undernutrition; human development; population ethics; health economics; human resources for health; health inequalities; and other subjects in economics and health. He is co-author of The Cost Read More…

Recep Akdag

Recep Akdag was a panelist for the Forum’s discussions on Health Leadership Around the World and The Humanitarian Crisis in Syria. Recep Akdag was born in Erzurum, Turkey in 1960. As a pediatrician, he has been holding a professor title from the Ataturk University School of Medicine since 1999. During his career as a medical specialist and academician, he had Read More…