2014 Healthcare Speakers

2014 Healthcare Summit Speakers and Honorable Guests

MR. RANSEL N. POTTER

FOUNDER, MANAGING PARTNER

C3 SUMMIT, LLC

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Mr. Ransel N. Potter has been a guest speaker at financial events in t ...

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MR. KHUSH CHOKSY

VICE PRESIDENT FOR TURKEY

U.S. CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

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Mr. Khush Choksy is vice president for Turkey, Middle East, and North ...

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MR. KEN DORPH

PRESIDENT & CEO

SAG HARBOR CONSULTING

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Mr. Ken Dorph is a leading global expert in financial institution and ...

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MR. RON BRUDER

FOUNDER & CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD

EDUCATION FOR EMPLOYMENT

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Mr. Ron Bruder is an American entrepreneur and advocate for increased ...

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MS. PAIGE PETERSON

EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT HUNTSMAN CANCER INSTITUTE

NATIONAL COUNCIL ON U.S. ARAB RELATIONS

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The Huntsman Cancer Institute, founded by Jon M. Huntsman, Sr., is a l ...

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DR. JOHN DUKE ANTHONY

FOUNDING PRESIDENT & CEO

NATIONAL COUNCIL ON U.S.-ARAB RELATIONS

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Dr. John Duke Anthony is the Founding President and Chief Executive Of ...

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MS. RANDA EL-SAYED HAFFAR

DIRECTOR

ELMER AND MAMDOUHA BOBST FOUNDATION

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Randa El-Sayed Haffar is an AUB trustee since 2011 and an AUB graduate ...

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MR. BURAK MALATYALI

VICE PRESIDENT

STRATEGIC ALLIANCES NEW YORK PRESBYTERIAN HOSPITAL

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Mr. Burak Malatyali leads the development and implementation of allian ...

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MR. JOHN L. BROOKS III

MANAGING DIRECTOR

HEALTHCARE CAPITAL LLC

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Mr. John L. Brooks III is the Managing Director of Healthcare Capital ...

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MS. DEBORA GUTHRIE

CEO and MANAGING PARTNER

CAPITAL HEALTH GLOBAL

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Debora Guthrie is the Founder and CEO of Capitol Health Global and its ...

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MR. NICOLA PANGHER

CHAIRMAN

TESAN

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Nicola Pangher, Chairman of Tesan S.p.A. Tesan is a company dedicated ...

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MS. DAME JULIE MOORE

CEO

UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL BIRMINGHAM

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Dame Julie Moore is a graduate nurse who worked in clinical practice b ...

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Dr. MUHAMMAD MUNIR CHAUDRY

Ph.D. PRESIDENT

IFANCA

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Dr. Muhammad Chaudry a career food technologist received his academic ...

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MR.DANNY E. SEBRIGHT

PRESIDENT

U.S.-U.A.E. BUSINESS COUNCIL

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Danny E. Sebright was appointed in June 2008 to the position of Presid ...

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MR. WILLIAM KEPPLER

SENIOR ASSOCIATE

BOARD ADVISOR, C3 SUMMIT LLC

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Bill Keppler serves C3 International as a Senior Associate, promoting ...

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Dr. SAMAR ALSAGGAF

DEPARTMENT OF MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCE PROGRAMS

SAUDI ARABIAN CULTURAL MISSION

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Dr. Samar Alsaggaf has served as academic lecturer and physician with ...

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AMBASSADOR LESLIE.V ROWE

OFFICE OF THE GLOBAL HEALTH DIPLOMACY

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE

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Ambassador Leslie Rowe serves as Acting Special Representative in the ...

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MR. KEVIN ALI

PRESIDENT

EMERGING MARKETS, MSD INTERNATIONAL GMBH, LUCERNE, SWITZERLAND

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Kevin Ali leads the Emerging Markets organization for Merck, which is ...

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Dr. SOREN BO CHRISTIANSEN

PRESIDENT

EASTERN EUROPE, MIDDLE EAST AND AFRICA REGION, MSD

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Dr. Soren Bo Christiansen is President of MSD's Eastern Europe, Middle ...

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Dr. AHMED HASSOUN

DIRECTOR OF EDUCATION & RESEARCH

DUBAI DIABETES CENTER, UAE

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After completing an extensive clinical and research fellowship in Endo ...

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Dr. IBRAHIM NAGUIB EL EBRASHY

PROFESSOR OF INTERNAL MEDICINE

KASR EL-AINI HOSPITALS, SCHOOL OF MEDICINE, CAIRO UNIVERSITY

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Dr. Ibrahim Naguib El Ebrashy is a Professor of Internal Medicine and ...

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Dr. ABDULRAZZAK AL MADANI

CHEIF EXECUTIVE OFFICER, DUBAI HOSPITAL

DUBAI HEALTH AUTHORITY – DHA / GOVERNMENT OFDUBAI DUBAI, UAE

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Dr. Madani obtained his MD from the University of Ain Shams, Cairo, Eg ...

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MR. JOHN HICKS

DIRECTOR

HEAD OF GLOBAL HEALTHCARE, AECOM, LONDON

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Mr. Hicks qualified as a surveyor in 1981 and became a partner in 1992 ...

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MR. MARWAN ABEDIN

CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

DUBAI HEALTHCARE CITY

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Marwan Abedin is the Chief Executive Officer of Dubai Healthcare City, ...

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Dr. SAMIA J. KHOURY

DIRECTOR,ABU HAIDAR NEUROSCIENCE INSTITUTE

PROFESSOR OF NEUROLOGY, AMERICAN UNIVERSITY OF BEIRUT

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Dr. Samia J. Khoury is currently the Associate Dean for Clinical and T ...

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Dr. CLIFFORD HUDIS

PRESIDENT OF THE AMERICAN SOCIETY OF CLINICAL ONCOLOGY

CHEIF, BREAST CANCER MEDICINE SERVICE, MEMORIAL SLOAN KETTERING

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Dr. Clifford Hudis is Chief of the Breast Cancer Medicine Service and ...

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Dr. A. MARC HARRISON

CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

CLEVELAND CLINIC ABU DHABI

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Dr. Marc Harrison is Chief Executive Officer of Cleveland Clinic Abu D ...

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Dr. JAMES MERLINO

CHIEF EXPERIENCE OFFICER, ASSOCIATE CHIEF OF STAFF

CLEVELAND CLINIC

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Dr. James Merlino is a member of the Cleveland Clinic's executive team ...

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Dr. TOMISLAV MIHALJEVIC

CHIEF OF STAFF,CHIEF OF HEART AND VASCULAR INSTITUTE

CLEVELAND CLINIC, ABU DHABI

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Dr. Tomislav Mihaljevic is Chief of Staff and Chief of the Heart & Vas ...

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MR. SEMIH SEN

ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR

MUBADALA HEALTHCARE, ABU DHABI

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Semih Sen is Associate Director of Mubadala Development Company's Heal ...

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Dr. AJAY K.SINGH

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

DUBAI HARVARD FOUNDATION FOR MEDICAL RESEARCH

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Dr. Ajay Singh is Executive Director of the Dubai Harvard Foundation o ...

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Dr. HARRY QUON

CO-DIRECTOR

HEAD AND NECK MULTIDISCIPLINARY PROGRAM, JOHNS HOPKINS

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Dr. Harry Quon is Co-Director of The Johns Hopkins Head and Neck Cance ...

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Dr. O. PREM DAS

CHIEF RESEARCH BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT OFFICER

DANA-FARBER CANCER INSTITUTE

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Dr. Prem Das is the Chief Research Business Development Officer at Dan ...

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Dr. HAITHAM AL-SALAMA

DIRECTOR OF SCIENCE POLICY AND MANAGEMENT

QATAR FOUNDATION,SIDRA MEDICAL CENTER,DOHA,QATAR

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Dr. Haitham Al-Salama graduated medical school in 2001 from King Saud ...

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Dr. BONNIE T. JORTBERG

CHAIRMAN OF THE SOCIETY OF TEACHERS OF FAMILY MEDICINE GROUP ON THE PATIENT-CENTERED MEDICAL HOME

DEPARTMENT OF FAMILY MEDICINE

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Dr. Bonnie Jortberg holds a PhD and Master's degree in Human Nutrition ...

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Dr. CARLOS CORDON-CARDO

CHAIRMAN

DEPARTMENT OF PATHOLOGY, ICHAN SCHOOL OF MEDICINE AT THE MOUNT SINAI HOSPITAL)

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Dr. Carlos Cordon-Cardo earned his medical degree from the Autonomous ...

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Dr. DAVID SANS

HEAD OF STRATEGIC PLANNING AND BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT

THE MOUNT SINAI HOSPITAL

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Dr. David Sans is the head of Strategic Planning and Business Developm ...

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MR. CHRISTIAN BARRY

GENERAL MANAGER

MARKET DEVELOPMENT, GE HEALTHCARE, EASTERN AND AFRICA GROWTH MARKETS

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Christian Barry is the General Manager for GE Healthcare. He leads ma ...

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MR. NICOLUS D. MICROULIS

MANAGING DIRECTOR

STRATEGIC HEALTH VENTURES LLC

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Nick Microulis founded Strategic Health Ventures LLC in 2013 with the ...

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Dr. LAETH NASIR

PROFESSOR AND CHAIRMAN

AT THE DEPARTMENT OF FAMILY MEDICINE OF CREIGHTON UNIVERSITY)

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Dr. Laeth Nasir earned his medical degree from the University of Jorda ...

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Dr. STEPHEN SCHULTZ

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

AFMRD, ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR OF FAMILY MEDICINE, UNIVERSITY OF ROCHESTOR

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Dr. Stephen Schultz has served as the Family Medicine residency progra ...

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Dr. RANDALL BURT

SENIOR DIRECTOR OF PREVENTION AND OUTREACH CLINICAL SERVICES

HUNTSMAN CANCER INSTITUTE

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Dr. Randall Burt is also director of the Familial Colon Cancer Clinic ...

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Dr. JOHN W. SWEETENHAM

EXECUTIVE MEDICAL DIRECTOR AND SENIOR DIRECTOR OF CLINICAL AFFAIRS

HUNTSMAN CANCER INSTITUTE

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Dr. Sweetenham's clinical research focus is on malignant lymphomas and ...

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MS. JOAN D HANKIN

WORLD WIDE HEALTHCARE MARKETING MANAGER

IT PROGRAM, INTEL CORPORATION

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Joan Hankin is currently the World Wide Healthcare Marketing Manager a ...

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Dr. EMAD RIZK

PRESIDENT

MCKESSON HEALTH SOLUTIONS

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Dr. Emad Rizk is president of McKesson Health Solutions, a division of ...

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Dr. MOUNES KALAAWI

CEO & CO-FOUNDER

CLEMENCEAU MEDICAL CENTER, BEIRUT,LEBANON

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Dr. Mounes Kalaawi is the CEO & co-founder of Clemenceau Medical Cente ...

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MR. RONALD S. LAVATER

CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER, AL CORNICHE HOSPITAL

JOHNS HOPKINS INTERNATIONAL ABU DHABI UAE

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Ronald Lavater joined Corniche Hospital, Abu Dhabi as Chief Executive ...

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Dr. NELLIE BOMA

CHIEF MEDICAL OFFICER

AL RAHBA HOSPITAL,ABU DHABI, UAE

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Led Al Rahba Hospital successfully to the JCI reaccreditation (2009 & ...

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Dr. KEITH MCNEIL

CEO

CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY HOSPITALS ENGLAND

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Dr. Keith McNeil is an internationally recognized expert in the fields ...

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Dr. BASIL MATTA

DIVISIONAL DIRECTOR

CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY HOSPITALS, ENGLAND

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Dr. Basil Matta is a consultant in Neuro-Anaesthesia and Critical Care ...

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MR. KEVIN BOLGER

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

UNIVERSITY HOSPITALS, BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND

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Kevin Bolger trained as a nurse at East Birmingham Hospital in the ear ...

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DR. MARK C. ROGERS

CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD

LINUS ONCOLOGY, VESTION

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Dr. Mark C. Rogers has a combined academic, medical and business caree ...

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Dr. RANA A HAJJEH

DIVISION DIRECTOR

U.S. CENTERS FOR DISEASE CONTROL AND PREVENTION (CDC))

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Dr. Hajjeh is currently the Division Director, National Center of Immu ...

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MR. MATHEW .H TAYLOR

SENIOR HEALTHCARE IT STRATEGIST & ARCHITECT

INTEL CORPORATION

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Mathew Taylor is Senior Healthcare IT Strategist and Architect at Inte ...

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Dr. ELISA .R PORT

ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR SURGERY

Mt.SINAI HOSPITAL

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Dr. Elisa Port is a surgeon who specializes in the care and treatment ...

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MS. KAREN BECHTEL

MANAGING DIRECTOR AND HEAD OF GLOBAL HEALTHCARE TEAM

THE CARLYLE GROUP

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Karen H. Bechtel is a Managing Director and head of the Global Healthc ...

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Dr. NORBERT GOLDFIELD

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

HEALING ACROSS THE DIVIDES, MEDICAL DIRECTOR, 3M HEALTH INFORMATION SYSTEMS

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Dr. Norbert Goldfield is a practicing internist at a community health ...

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MR. MARK KERACHSKY

GLOBAL DIRECTOR, NEW MARKET MODELS

GE HEALTHCARE

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Marc Kerachsky is Global Director, New Market Models for healthymagina ...

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Dr. MICHELLE L. NIESCIERENKO

GLOBAL HEALTH PROGRAM DIRECTOR, PEDIA PediatTRIC EMERGENCY MEDICINE ATTENDING

BOSTON CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL FELLOW AT HARVARD HUMANITARIAN INITIATIVE

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Dr. Michelle L. Niescierenko is a Pediatric Emergency Medicine physici ...

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Dr. MARK .A RUBIN

VICE CHAIRMAN FOR EXPERIMENTAL PATHOLOGY, DIRECTOR, TRANSLATIONAL RESEARCH

WEILL CORNELL MEDICAL COLLEGE

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Dr. Mark Rubin received his M.D. from Mount Sinai Medical Center and c ...

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Dr. CATHY EASTER

PRESIDENT AND CEO

HOUSTON METHODIST GLOBAL HEALTHCARE SERVICES

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Dr. Cathy Easter has been with Houston Methodist for 20 years. Through ...

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Dr. ROBERT E. KELLY

PRESIDENT

NEW YORK-PRESBYTERIAN

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Dr. Robert Kelly has been at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital since 1982 ...

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Dr. GEOFFREY MANN

JMP PRODUCT MANAGER

SAS

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Dr. Geoffrey Mann is JMP Product Manager for the health and life scien ...

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Dr. RYAN WILEY

VICE PRESIDENT

SHI CONSULTING, TORONTO, CANADA

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Dr. Ryan Wiley is Vice President of SHI Consulting Inc. With extensive ...

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MR. ENGINEER SOBHI BATTERJEE

PRESIDENT & CEO

SAUDI GERMAN HOSPITALS GROUP, RIYADH

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Engineer Sobhi Batterjee won the Outstanding Contribution of an Indivi ...

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Dr. WINSTON PATRICK-KUO

COO

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Dr. Kuo is the Chief Operating Officer of the IES Diagnostics that is ...

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MS. ELIZABETH RICHARD

DEPUTY ASSISTANT SECRETARY OF STATE

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE

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Ms. Elizabeth Richard is the State Department coordinator for U.S. Ass ...

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AMBASSADOR AHMED FAROUK

CONSUL GENERAL AND CHIEF OF MISSION

CONSULATE GENERAL OF EGYPT IN NEW YORK

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Education: • M.A. in International Law (Amend of Treaties) Cairo Uni ...

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Dr. SAMIRA ASMA

CHIEF OF THE GLOBAL NCD UNIT

CENTER FOR GLOBAL HEALTH, U.S. CENTERS FOR DISEASE CONTROL AND PREVENTION (CDC)

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Dr. Samira Asma, DDS, MPH provides leadership for CDC's global NCD str ...

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MR. ABBOUD BEJJANI

REGIONAL VICE PRESIDENT

MIDDLE EAST, AFRICA & PAKISTAN REGION, ABBVIE

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Mr. Abboud Bejjani is Regional Vice President for AbbVie Biopharmaceut ...

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Dr. GHASSAN ABOU-ALFA

ATTENDING PHYSICIAN

CHAIRMAN, HEATOBILIARY TASK FORCE, NATIONAL CANCER INSTITUTE

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Professor Ghassan Abou-Alfa joined Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Cen ...

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Dr. HEITHAM HASSOUN

MEDICAL DIRECTOR

JOHNS HOPKINS MEDICINE INTERNATIONAL

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Dr. Heitham Hassoun, a leading vascular surgeon, joined Johns Hopkins ...

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Dr. CALVIN L. WILSON

CLINICAL PROFESSOR

UNIVERSITY OF COLORADO SCHOOL OF MEDICINE, NATIONAL UNIVERSITY OF RWANDA

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Dr. Calvin Wilson has been involved in the development of family medic ...

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Dr. MUSSAAD AL-RAZOUKI

CEO

KLEOS HEALTHCARE CORPORATION, KUWAIT

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Dr. Razouki has over 10 years of experience in social entrepreneurship ...

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Dr. LANA O. SHEKIM

PROGRAM DIRECTOR

NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF HEALTH (NIH)

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Dr. Lana Shekim is the Program Director for the Voice and Speech Progr ...

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