Global Conference 2017

The promise of medical research and public health to enhance and extend lives has never been greater. Regrettably, the obstacles to funding and delivering innovation remain substantial. This panel will explore the full range of health interventions--from prevention and researching improved treatments to care--and how we fund them.

  • What measures are most effective in motivating people to make better health decisions?
  • How are biopharma companies and disease-specific organizations working with governments, medical research institutions, and foundations to accelerate progress?
  • How can we improve the delivery and reduce the cost of care?
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Welcome Remarks

Ed Greissing

Executive Director, Center for Public Health, Milken Institute


Katie Couric

Global News Anchor, Yahoo


Mark Alles

CEO, Celgene Corporation

Tom Beauregard

Chief Innovation Officer, UnitedHealth Group

Linda Fried

Dean and DeLamar Professor of Public Health, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University; Senior Vice President, Columbia University Medical Center

Eric Lefkofsky

Co-Founder and CEO, Tempus

Jim Robinson

President, Astellas Americas

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