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Speakers

  1. Allen, Will

    Urban Farmer

    Will Allen is an urban farmer who is transforming the cultivation, production and delivery of healthy foods to underserved urban populations as the CEO of the country's pre-eminent urban farm and nonprofit organization, Growing Power.

  2. Barry, Barbara A.

    Design Lead, Student Health and Well-Being for Learning and Life, Center for Innovation, Mayo Clinic

    Barbara A. Barry, an interdisciplinary research scientist, is leading the Mayo Clinic Center for Innovation's efforts to understand the health needs of college students and design programs to encourage healthy behaviors for academic success and the foundations of lifelong health.

  3. Conn, Robert, M.D.

    Founder, SMARTRISK

    Robert Conn, M.D., is a former children's heart surgeon who put down his scalpel to launch SMARTRISK, a national organization dedicated to preventing injuries and saving lives by teaching teens to manage risk in the smartest way possible.

  4. Franklin, Shirley C.

    Former Mayor, City of Atlanta

    Former Atlanta mayor Shirley C. Franklin is best known for advocating for and tackling major government operations and ethics reform, and for partnering with local and regional leaders to address policy challenges such as urban planning, economic development and infrastructure.

  5. Klobuchar, Amy

    U.S. Senator, State of Minnesota

    Sen. Amy Klobuchar is the first woman elected to represent Minnesota in the U.S. Senate. Throughout her public service — both as chief prosecutor in the state's largest county and now as a U.S. senator — Klobuchar has always embraced the values she learned growing up in Minnesota.

  6. Singh, Prabhjot, M.D., Ph.D.

    Director of Systems Design, Earth Institute, and Assistant Professor of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University

    Prabhjot Singh, M.D., Ph.D., is the director of Systems Design at the Earth Institute, an assistant professor of international and public affairs at Columbia University, and a practicing physician in East Harlem, New York. His work focuses on health care leadership in local community development.

  7. Smith, Mark D., M.D., MBA

    Former President and CEO, California HealthCare Foundation

    Mark D. Smith, M.D., MBA, is former president and chief executive officer of the California HealthCare Foundation, an independent philanthropy dedicated to improving the health of the people of California, with special concern for the underserved.