Health & Wellness
Public Health & Population Health
Public Health & Population Health:
The 20th Surgeon General of the United States & Executive Director of Health Equity Initiatives at Purdue
After growing up poor and Black in a Southern rural community, Jerome Adams went on to lead the 6,000 person U.S. Public Health Service as “America’s Doctor” during a worldwide pandemic.
First-Ever White House Climate Advisor
The first-ever White House National Climate Advisor and former EPA Administrator under President Obama, as well as leading the White House’s newly formed Climate Policy Office under President Joe Biden for nearly two years, Gina McCarthy is one of the nation’s most respected voices on the environment and public health.
Emergency Physician, Researcher & Advocate for Innovative Approaches to Health
Dr. Ranney is a practicing emergency physician and national advocate for innovative approaches to public health. Her research focuses on digital health interventions to prevent violence, health disparities and COVID-related risk reduction.
18th U.S. Surgeon General & Healthcare Disparity Expert
A leader in fighting health disparities and developing innovative community-based health strategies and systems for low-income communities, Regina Benjamin is best known for her service as U.S. Surgeon General from 2009-2013.
Senior Vice President, Global Health & Executive Director of the Global Health Equity Institute
Attorney Daniel E. Dawes J.D. is a nationally recognized leader in the health equity movement. Dawes is the future Founding Dean of the School of Global Public Health at Meharry Medical College, the first school of public health at an historically black institution.
Founding Member for TIME’S UP Healthcare
A physician and popular health and science communicator, Esther Choo is known as a bold and innovative voice on gender and racial equity in healthcare and an advocate for new frameworks for building positive and productive workplaces.