Expert Participants

Heidi Larson

Dr. Larson was a panelist for the Forum’s discussion on Trust in Vaccines. Heidi Larson previously headed Global Communication for Immunization at UNICEF and Chaired the Advocacy Task Force for the Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunization (GAVI). Her research specializes in the analysis and evaluation of health and development programs with particular attention to social and Read More…

Ellen Langer

Dr. Langer was a panelist for the Forum’s discussion on Managing Stress. Ellen Langer, Yale PhD, Harvard Professor of Psychology, artist, recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship and three Distinguished Scientist Awards, the World Congress Award, the NYU Alumni Achievement Award, and the Staats award for Unifying Psychology, has authored eleven books and over 200 research articles on Read More…

Ana Langer

Ana Langer was a panelist for Forum’s discussions on Saving Lives that Give Life, Putting Mothers and Babies First, Deaths from Pregnancy and Childbirth and Heart and Brain Disease in Women. Dr. Langer is the Director of the Women and Health Initiative at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and is a Professor of Read More…

Laura Kubzansky

Dr. Kubzansky was a panelist for the Forum’s discussion on Managing Stress. Laura Kubzansky, Ph.D., M.P.H. is Associate Professor of Social and Behavioral Sciences and Director of the Society and Health Psychophysiology Laboratory at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. Kubzansky received her Ph.D. (social psychology) from the University of Michigan, and completed a two Read More…

Ros Krasny

Krasny was a moderator for the Forum’s discussion on The Supercommittee Collapse and America’s Healthcare Future. Correspondent and Boston Bureau Chief, Reuters

Alana B. Elias Kornfeld

Ms. Elias Kornfeld was the moderator for the Forum’s discussion on Fighting the Clock: How America’s Sleep Deficit is Damaging Longterm Health. Alana B. Elias Kornfeld is Editor In Chief of “Healthy Living” for The Huffington Post.

Felicia Knaul

Professor Knaul was a panelist for the Forum’s discussion on Mammograms. Felicia Knaul is Associate Professor at Harvard Medical School and director of the Harvard Global Equity Initiative, where she serves as the Secretariat for the Global Task Force on Expanded Access to Cancer Care and Control in Developing Countries.

David King

Professor King was a panelist for the Forum’s discussions on Gun Violence and Preventing Gun Violence. David C. King is Senior Lecturer in Public Policy at The Harvard Kennedy School and Faculty Chair of the Masters in Public Administration programs. Professor King is the primary faculty contact for students in the two-year MPA and the one-year Mid-Career MPA Read More…

Jerold Kayden

Professor Kayden was a panelist for the Forum’s discussion on Big Weather and Coastal Cities. Jerold Kayden is the Frank Backus Williams Professor of Urban Planning and Design at the Harvard University Graduate School of Design. He was project director and principal investigator of the Harvard-Netherlands Project on Climate Change, Water, Land Development and Adaption. He Read More…

Stephanie Kayden

Dr. Kayden was a panelist for the Forum’s discussion on Disaster Response. An expert in international humanitarian aid and disaster response, Stephanie Kayden is Director of the Humanitarian Studies program at the Harvard Humanitarian Initiative. She is an emergency physician at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and an Instructor in Medicine at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Kayden Read More…