Dr. Modele Ogunniyi is an Associate Professor of Medicine and Master Physician in the Division of Cardiology at Emory University School of Medicine. She is the Associate Medical Director of the Grady Heart Failure Program. She serves as the Co-Chair of the National Hypertension Control … More →
Chief Medical Officer and Deputy Director for Program and Science at CDC. In this role, she is responsible for establishing, strengthening, and maintaining collaboration and coordination across CDC’s national centers including infectious diseases, chronic disease, environmental health, injury prevention, and public health infrastructure. She also … More →
Dr. Jerome Adams was appointed a Presidential Fellow and the Executive Director of Purdue’s Health Equity Initiatives on October 1, 2021. He is also a Distinguished Professor of Practice in Pharmacy Practice and Public Health departments. As the 20th U.S. Surgeon General and a prior … More →
Dr. Emanuel is an oncologist and world leader in health policy and bioethics. He is a Special Advisor to the Director General of the World Health Organization, Senior Fellow at the Center for American Progress, and member of the Council on Foreign Relations. He was … More →
Dr. Wright was appointed director in the Division for Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention in July 2021, following a two-year detail in the Office of the Surgeon General as Director of Science and Policy and almost eight years as the inaugural executive director of Million … More →
Dr. Kyu (“Q”) Rhee is a purpose-driven physician executive and entrepreneur who has served as chief physician executive and Chief Medical Officer at CVS Health, IBM, HRSA, and Community Health Centers. He is a primary care and public health physician who has worked in the … More →
Dr. Murillo is a Senior VP and Chief Medical Officer at UnitedHealth Group Enterprise Strategy and Innovation. He is focused on the intersectionality of community engagement, chronic disease, technology, and health equity. He recently built a disruptive care delivery solution to improve health in the … More →
Dr. Flinn is a Regional Medical Director at Blue Shield of California where he focuses on improving the value of care delivered to Blue Shield members.
Dr. Margolis is an internal medicine physician and researcher. Throughout her career she has been drawn to topics that arose from unanswered questions in her practice. This has led Dr. Margolis to research a broad range of issues: safety and acceptability of flu shots, screening … More →
Nar Ramkissoon, MA leads collaborations, programs, and policy efforts to engage a broad set of ecosystem stakeholders to remove barriers for physicians, care teams, and patients and prevent cardiovascular disease prevention. His areas of expertise are in remote monitoring, medical devices and emerging technology, public … More →
Jenny Bogard has over twenty years of experience in health behavior change, strategy development, and program design across the managed care, nonprofit, and public arenas. She has held leadership roles in health insurance at Humana, worksite wellness at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, … More →
Dr. Fink is Deputy Assistant Secretary for Women’s Health and Director of the Office on Women’s Health in the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health (OASH) at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Dr. Fink brings to OASH extensive experience treating women’s … More →
Keiva Nelson serves as a Team Lead Public Health Advisor, with over 13 years of Federal Service, for the HHS Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health, Office on Women’s Health (OWH), Division of Policy and Performance Management. In this capacity, she has managed and … More →
Michele Bildner, MPH, MCHES® is a Project Manager for Non-Infectious Disease Programs at the CDC Foundation, where she is responsible for creating public-private partnerships for chronic disease health promotion. She has worked in public health for over a decade, focusing mostly on urban community health … More →
Margaret (Meg) Guerin-Calvert is a Senior Managing Director at FTI Consulting in Washington, D.C. and founding President of its Center for Healthcare Economics and Policy. She has over 30 years of experience as an economist in public and private sectors, in competition and regulatory policy, … More →
Diane Kolack, MPH, is a program officer at the CDC Foundation. In her role, Diane works on programs and initiatives to improve public health outcomes related to non-infectious diseases, including the National Hypertension Control Roundtable and CDC PLACES: Local Data for Better Health. She is … More →
Meg Meador serves at the National Association of Community Health Centers as Director of Clinical Integration and Education, where she designs, implements, and evaluates integrated strategies and quality improvement initiatives with health centers. Most recently, she has been involved in leading national Million Hearts initiatives … More →
Dr. Eduardo Sanchez serves as Chief Medical Officer (CMO) for Prevention for the American Heart Association (AHA). He is the Principal Investigator (PI) of the National Hypertension Control Initiative (NHCI), a control cooperative agreement with the federal Office of Minority Health (OMH) and the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA).
Dr. Yvonne Commodore-Mensah is an Assistant Professor at the Johns Hopkins Schools of Nursing and the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. She is also faculty at the Johns Hopkins Center for Health Equity. She is a Fellow and Board Member of the Preventive Cardiovascular Nurses Association.
Miriam Patanian is currently a senior public health consultant with the National Association of Chronic Disease Directors, where she leads health systems initiatives addressing hypertension, Million Hearts®, and cardiovascular health.