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  1. 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.

  2. Bosco, Mukti

    Co-Founder and Secretary General, Healing Fields

    Mukti Bosco is the co-founder and secretary general of Healing Fields. She was a member of the Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority subcommittee on microhealth insurance and the first international working group on developing financial and social indicators for microinsurance.

  3. Casey, Barbara

    Senior Executive Director, Customer Value Acceleration Health Care Team, Cisco Systems Inc.

    Barbara Casey leads a team of industry consultants, architects, project managers and analysts at Cisco Systems Inc. in delivering business transformation for providers and payers as well as developing key solutions, account plans and partner alignment.

  4. 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.

  5. Dishman, Eric

    Intel Fellow and General Manager, Health and Life Sciences Group, Intel

    Eric Dishman is a global leader in health care innovation, with specific expertise in technologies and services for chronic disease management and independent living and in pioneering innovation techniques that incorporate anthropology, ethnography and other social science methods into new technologies.

  6. Hockenberry, JohnModerator

    Journalist and Commentator

    John Hockenberry is the host of public radio's live morning news program "The Takeaway." An Emmy Award- and Peabody Award-winning journalist, he's traveled the globe reporting on a wide variety of stories in virtually every medium for more than three decades.

  7. Jagodzinski, Ashley


    Ashley Jagodzinski's young life has included three open-heart surgeries, a diagnosis of juvenile rheumatoid arthritis and a stroke. While she felt she didn't control much of her health, she knew she could control her future with an education.

  8. Katz, David L., M.D., MPH

    Founding Director, Prevention Research Center, Yale University

    David L. Katz, M.D., MPH, is a clinician, researcher, author, inventor, journalist and media personality. He is recognized globally for expertise in nutrition, weight management and the prevention of chronic disease.

  9. McClellan, Mark, M.D., Ph.D.

    Director, Health Care Innovation and Value Initiative, The Brookings Institution

    Mark McClellan, M.D., Ph.D., focuses on promoting quality and value in patient-centered health care. A physician and economist by training, Dr. McClellan has a highly distinguished record in public service and in academic research.

  10. Rosenthal, Elisabeth L., M.D.

    Senior Writer, The New York Times

    Elisabeth L. Rosenthal is a New York Times senior writer who trained as a medical doctor. She has been working on a yearlong series on health care costs and pricing.

  11. Sanders, Lisa, M.D.

    Assistant Professor of Medicine, Yale School of Medicine

    Lisa Sanders, M.D., is a clinician-educator at the Yale School of Medicine. She writes the "Diagnosis" column for the New York Times Magazine and the "Think Like a Doctor" column for the New York Times blog, "The Well."

  12. Scialla, Peter

    Partner and Chief Operating Officer, Delos

    Before leaving to focus full-time on Delos, Peter Scialla enjoyed a distinguished career on Wall Street that spanned 18 years and included serving as partner for Goldman Sachs in charge of U.S. equity derivatives trading.

  13. Shah, Nilay D., Ph.D.

    Consultant, Division of Health Care Policy & Research, Mayo Clinic

    Nilay D. Shah, Ph.D., has an ongoing research agenda for understanding and improving delivery of care for patients with chronic diseases and for developing and testing tools for patient-centered translation of evidence into clinical practice.

  14. 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.

  15. Sood, Amit, M.D.

    Consultant, Division of General Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic

    Amit Sood, M.D., is the director of research in the Complementary and Integrative Medicine Program at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn. He also chairs the Mind-Body Medicine Initiative at Mayo Clinic and is a professor of medicine in the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine.

  16. Taylor, Lauren A.

    Author, "The American Health Care Paradox"

    Lauren A. Taylor is the co-author of "The American Health Care Paradox," released in November of 2013, and a presidential scholar at Harvard Divinity School, where she studies health policy and ethics.

  17. Wallace, Paul J., M.D.

    Chief Medical Officer and Senior Vice President for Clinical Translation, Optum Labs

    Paul J. Wallace, M.D., is chief medical officer and senior vice president at Optum Labs, which works to develop and sustain a community of research and learning partners to collaborate on some of the most critical problems in health care today.