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Health Equity & Social Determinants of Health


The knowledgeable speakers represented by APB Healthcare explain the health equity and social determinants of today in a practical manner. By addressing the topic of access to healthcare for people of diverse economic, social, racial and ethnic backgrounds, these experts provide cost effective strategies to decrease and ultimately eliminate the differences.

Health Equity & Social Determinants of Health

Co-Founder, Chief Visionary Office & Chair of the Board of Eliza Corporation

For over 20 years, Alexandra Drane has focused on using technology to help people live happier, healthier and more productive lives. Bringing passion, humor, authenticity and inspiration to a global audience, Drane is one of the most sought-after...

EPA Administrator under President Obama

A career public servant in both Democratic and Republican administrations, Gina McCarthy has been a leading advocate for common sense strategies to protect public health and the environment for more than thirty years.

Secretary of Education under President Barack Obama

A passionate advocate and inspiring educational leader, former Secretary of Education John B. King considers himself living proof of the transformative power of a great education. According to Dr. King, “New York City public school teachers saved...

17th Surgeon General of the United States, CEO, Canyon Ranch Health, Vice Chairman, Canyon Ranch & Distinguished Professor, University of Arizona

From the corporate boardroom to the Oval Office, organizations have consistently turned to Dr. Carmona to drive change and transform cultures.

18th Surgeon General

As Surgeon General, Dr. Benjamin turned a spotlight on America’s obesity epidemic and launched the “Million Hearts Campaign” to prevent one million heart attacks per year. She continues to advocate for the health and wellness of families and...

Inner-City Youth & Education Advocate

Profiled on 60 Minutes & featured in the documentary Waiting for Superman, Geoffrey Canada is the former President & CEO of Harlem Children’s Zone, an agency that works to better the future of inner-city youth.

Senior Executive at Walgreens Boots Alliance, Best Selling Author, A Chance in the World

Steve Pemberton’s story is about defying seemingly unsurmountable odds— overcoming abuse and neglect as an orphan in foster care to become a trail-blazing corporate executive, enlightened diversity leader, visionary youth advocate and acclaimed...

Social Justice Advocate & MD

Speaker Gloria Wilder is the founder of CORE HEALTH, which helps health providers in underserved communities improve their quality of service.

ABC News Veteran and Host of What Would You Do?

Combining a moving life story, an exceptional career, incomparable insights, and a powerful presence, John Quiñones has emerged as one of the most inspiring keynotes in the speaking world today. His moving presentations focus on his odds-defying...

NFL Player & Health/Youth Advocate

Cincinnati Bengals player Madieu Williams fled a war-torn Sierra Leone to become one of the best safeties in the NFL. He promotes health education for underprivileged youth.

Professor of Public Policy, Author

Robert D. Putnam is the Peter and Isabel Malkin Professor of Public Policy at Harvard University. He is a member of the National Academy of Sciences and the British Academy, and past president of the American Political Science Association.

Emmy-Winning Journalist

Maria Hinojosa is an award-winning trailblazer in news and investigative journalism, as well as Anchor of NPR's Peabody-Winning Latino USA. Her over 25-year history reporting on critical issues and focusing on the changing cultural and...

The 15th Surgeon General of the United States

As a pediatric endocrinologist and 15th Surgeon General of the United States, Dr. Elders has a deep concern for young people and teaches that education, prevention, and responsibility are the keys to a healthy life. An outspoken advocate on...

16th US Surgeon General

A former US Surgeon General who created the first government-released report on obesity, speaker David Satcher works to eliminate racial disparities in healthcare.

Internationally Recognized Cardiologist

Dr. Kevin Campbell is an internationally recognized cardiologist and well-known national media personality. Dr. Campbell is recognized as a leader in the use of social media in medicine and is a highly sought after speaker, both in the US and...

Author, Producer & Activist

Tonya Lewis Lee is an accomplished author, producer and rights activist. She is the founder of a multi-media company and has co-authored with husband Spike Lee several children's books including Please Baby Please and Giant Steps to...

Attorney & Health Policy Expert

Attorney Daniel E. Dawes is a nationally recognized leader in the health equity movement and has led numerous efforts to address health policy issues impacting vulnerable, underserved, and marginalized populations.

President & CEO of the NAACP, Activist for Civil Rights & Social Justice

Cornell William Brooks is the president and CEO of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), the nation’s oldest, largest, and most widely respected grassroots-based civil rights organization. As an attorney,...

Social Entrepreneur & Veteran

The founder of an NGO and a former Marine, Rye Barcott has the distinction of being both a warrior and a peacemaker, a juxtaposition he explores in the memoir It Happened on the Way to War.

Scientist / Orthopaedic Surgeon

Dr. Augustus A. White is a scientist who has distinguished himself on several fronts, most notably orthopaedics.

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