Expert Participants

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…

Nancy Kane

Dr. Kane was a panelist on the Forum’s discussion on The Next Phase of Massachusetts Healthcare Reform. Nancy Kane is Professor of Management in the Department of Health Policy and Management and Associate Dean for Educational Programs at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. Her research focuses on the financial and managerial performance of Read More…

Stefanos Kales

Dr. Kales was a panelist for the Forum’s discussion on Disaster Response. Stefanos Kales is an Associate Professor at Harvard Medical School and Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, and Chief, Occupational & Environmental Medicine, at the Cambridge Health Alliance. He is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians and the American College of Occupational Read More…

Mette Kalager

Dr. Kalager was a panelist for the Forum’s discussion on Mammograms. Dr. Mette Kalager is a post-doctoral researcher at Telemark Hospital, Norway, and visiting scientist in the Department of Epidemiology at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. Dr. Kalager is a trained surgeon and has been working at Telemark Hospital and Oslo University Hospital as a Read More…

Adrian Ivinson

Dr. Ivinson was a panelist for the Forum’s discussion on Alzheimer’s: What is the value of knowing early?. Adrian Ivinson is the founding director of the Harvard NeuroDiscovery Center. Professor Ivinson helped develop the vision of an integrated and tightly managed research center engaged in groundbreaking and collaborative research at Harvard Medical School, its affiliated research Read More…

Frank Hu

Dr. Hu was a panelist for the Forum’s discussions on Fighting the Clock: How America’s Sleep Deficit is Damaging Longterm Health, Sugar, Salt and Supplements, and Cancer and Diet. Frank B. Hu is Professor of Nutrition and Epidemiology at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Hu is Co-director of Read More…

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.