2015 Healthcare Speakers

2015 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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MS. NAHLAH AL-JUBEIR

DIRECTOR, CENTER FOR CAREER DEVELOPMENT

SAUDI ARABIAN CULTURAL MISSION

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Ms. Nahlah Al-Jubeir is responsible for assisting Saudi students in br ...

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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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DR. LAWRENCE FRIEDMAN

ASSOCIATE DEAN FOR CLINICAL AFFAIRS

UC SAN DIEGO HEALTH SYSTEM

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Dr. Lawrence Friedman, MD, is Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs; in ...

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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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DR. GABI HANNA

EXEC. DIRECTOR, DUKE TRANSLATIONAL RESEARCH UNIT

DUKE CANCER INSTITUTE, SURGICAL FACILITY; VP, AMERICAN REMOTE HEALTH LLC

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Dr. Gabi Hanna is Executive Director, Duke Translational Research Unit ...

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DR. MICHAEL MORGAN

PRESIDENT, ST. MARK’S WORLD

FOUNDER, AMERICAN PULSE

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Dr. Morgan moved to New York in year 2000 and graduated from New York ...

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DR. GEORGE CHERIYAN

CEO/CHIEF MEDICAL OFFICER

AMERICAN MISSION HOSPITAL KINGDOM OF BAHRAIN

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Dr. Cheriyan, MD, FRCP (Lon), FRCPI, MBA is the CEO and Chief Medical ...

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MR. STEVE LUTES

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

U.S. CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

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Steve Lutes is Director of Middle East and North Africa Affairs at the ...

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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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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. RANIA A. TOHME

MEDICAL EPIDEMIOLOGIST

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Dr. Tohme has extensive experience in viral hepatitis, in particular ...

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Dr. DANIEL ZOUGHBIE

FOUNDER, CEO

MICROCLINIC INTERNATIONAL

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Dr. Daniel Zoughbie is the CEO, President, and founder of Microclinic ...

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Dr. CESAR YAGHI

GASTROENTEROLOGIST & HEPATOLOGIST

HOTEL-DIEU DE FRANCE UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL, BEIRUT

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Dr. Cesar Yaghi Studied and graduated from Université Saint-Joseph, in ...

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Dr. ABDULRAHMAN M. EL-SAYED

ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR OF ARNHOLD INSTITUTE

ICHAN SCHOOL OF MEDICINE MT.SINAI

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Dr. Abdulrahman M. El-Sayed is a public health physician and epidemiol ...

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Dr. WALID A. ABUBAKER

SENIOR ADVISOR, PUBLIC HEALTH SYSTEM

IMPERIAL COLLEGE, LONDON SCHOOL OF PUBLIC HEALTH, LONDON, UK

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Dr. Walid Abubaker is a public health physician. Based on extensive in ...

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MS. NANCY A. AOSSEY

PRESIDENT & CEO

INTERNATIONAL MEDICAL CORPS

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Ms. Nancy A. Aossey is President & CEO of International Medical Corps, ...

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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. SCOTT J.N. MCNABB

RESEARCH PROFESSOR

GLOBAL STRATEGIES, LLC

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Dr. Scott McNabb worked for 13 years at the Oklahoma State Health Dep ...

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MR. STEVEN J. , MBA THOMPSON

SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT

BRIGHAM AND WOMEN'S HEALTH CARE

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Mr. Steven Thompson has over 30 years experience in various positions ...

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Dr. LAWRENCE ("LARRY") FRIEDMAN

ASSOCIATE DEAN FOR CLINICAL AFFAIRS; CEO

UC SAN DIEGO HEALTH SYSTEM

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Dr. Lawrence Friedman, MD, is Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs; in ...

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MS. RENEE-MARIE STEPHANO

PRESIDENT OF THE MEDICAL TOURISM ASSOCIATION

EDQUIRE

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Ms. Renee-Marie Stephano, Esquire, is the President and Co-Founder of ...

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Dr. SALMAAN KESHAVJEE

DIRECTOR, HARVARD MEDICAL SCHOOL, CENTER FOR GLOBAL HEALTH DELIVERY-DUBAI

DEPARTMENT OF GLOBAL HEALTH AND SOCIAL MEDICINE, Harvard Medical School

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Dr. Salmaan Keshavjee MD, PhD, ScM, completed his medical training (MD ...

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Dr.DAVID C. HENDERSON

DIRECTOR OF GLOBAL PSYCHIATRY, MASSACHUSETTS GENERAL HOSPITAL

HARVARD MEDICAL SCHOOL

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Dr. David C. Henderson is an Associate Professor of Psychiatry at Harv ...

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Dr. JOHN B. HERMAN

ASSOCIATE CHIEF OF THE DEPARTMENT OF PSYCHIATRY AND TRUSTEES CHAIR FOR MEDICAL PSYCHIATRY

MASSACHUSETTS GENERAL HOSPITAL

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Dr. John Herman is Associate Chief of the Department of Psychiatry and ...

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MS.DALAL AND ALAA ALHOMAIZI

CO-FOUNDERS

STANDING FOR PSYCHOLOGICAL EDUCATION AND AWARENESS IN KUWAIT, SPEAK

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Ms. Dala Alhomaizi and Ms. Alaa Alhomaizi are twin sisters from Kuwai ...

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Dr. HELEN VERDELI

PROFESSOR OF CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY

TEACHERS COLLEGE, COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY

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Dr. Helen Verdeli is a Professor of Clinical Psychology at Teachers Co ...

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Dr. FAROQUE AHMAD KHAN

DIRECTOR

ISLAMIC MEDICAL ASSOCIATION OF NORTH AMERICA (IMANA)

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Dr. Faroque Ahmad Khan M.B., M.A.C.P. is a physician, philanthropist, ...

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Dr. WILLIAM A. BAUMAN

DIRECTOR

U.S.DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIR

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Dr. William A. Bauman is board certified in Internal Medicine and in E ...

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MS. PIERRE ASSELIN

HEALTH SCIENCE SPECIALIST

U.S.DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS

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Pierre Asselin has a Master of Science degree in Biomedical Engineerin ...

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Dr. ANN M. SPUNGEN

ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS

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Dr. Ann M. Spungen is trained as an applied physiologist and statistic ...

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MR. ROBERT WOO

ARCHITECT

PROJECT MANAGER AND LEED ACCREDITED PROFESSIONAL

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Mr. Robert Woo is the first person globally to train extensively on tw ...

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MR. LARRY JASINSKI

CEO

REWALK

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Mr. Larry Jasinski has served as Chief Executive Officer and as a memb ...

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MR. STEPHEN POWELL

CEO & PRESIDENT

SYNENSIS, LLC

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Mr. Stephen Powell is the Chief Executive Officer, President, and foun ...

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MS.DENEEN M. RICHMOND

VICE PRESIDENT

INOVA HEALTH SYSTEMS

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Ms. Deneen Richmond, MHA, RN, brings more than 25 years of experience ...

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Dr. ERIC FEIGL-DING

RESEARCH SCIENTIST

MANAGEMENT CENTER INNSBRUCK; SOROS FELLOW

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Dr. Eric Feigl-Ding's work focuses on the intersection of epidemiology ...

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Dr. MOHAMMED ALZAABI

CONSULTANT, TRANSPLANT HEPATOLOGIST AND GASTROENTEROLOGIST

ZAYED MILITARY HOSPITAL

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Dr. Mohammed Alzaabi is currently a consultant in the Zayed Military H ...

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Dr. MOUTAZ FAROUK BERBALA

SENIOR CONSULTANT, GASTROENTEROLOGY, AND HEPATOLOGY

HAMAD MEDICAL CORPORATION

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Dr. Moutaz Derbala graduated from and trained as a hepatologist at Kas ...

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MR. EDWIN McCARTHY

VICE PRESIDENT

PARTNERS HEALTHCARE INTERNATIONAL

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Mr. Edwin McCarthy, MS, MPA, has dedicated his career to developing in ...

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MS. JAMILA HEADLEY

MANAGING DIRECTOR

HEALTH GLOBAL ACCESS PROJECT

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Ms. Jamila Headley is the Managing Director of the Health Global Acces ...

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Dr. RABI HANNA

DIRECTOR OF PEDIATRIC OF BLOOD AND MARROW TRANSPLANTATION

DEPARTMENT OF PEDIATRIC HEMATOLOGY AND ONCOLOGY CLEVELAND CLINIC

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Dr. Rabi Hanna, MD, is the director of the Pediatric Bone Marrow Trans ...

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Dr.DEBORAH MORRIS NAZDAM

SENIOR CONSULTANT AND PROJECT DIRECTOR

JOINT COMMISSION RESOURCES, INC

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Dr. Deborah Nadzam, PhD, RN, BB, FAAN has more than 30 years of experi ...

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BRIGADIER GENERAL (Dr.) LEE E. PAYNE

COMMANDER

AIR FORCE MEDICAL OPERATIONS AGENCY

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Brigadier General Lee E. Payne is the Commander, Air Force Medical Op ...

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Dr.CAROL KOEBLE

SR. VICE PRESIDENT

NORTH CAROLINA QUALITY CENTER

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Dr. Koeble MD, MSc, CPE, FACOG, completed her medical education at the ...

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PROFESSOR FUAD HASSAN

CONSULTANT, GASTROENTEROLOGY AND HEPATOLOGY

FACULTY OF MEDICINE, KUWAIT UNIVERSITY

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Professor Fuad Hassan obtained his bachelor, medical sciences in 1981 ...

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Dr. HESHAM HAMODA

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR, HARVARD MEDICAL SCHOOL

HARVARD ARAB ALUMNI ASSOCIATION

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Dr. Hesham Hamoda is an Assistant Professor at Harvard Medical School ...

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Dr. ANDREA B. FEIGL

PRESIDENT, HARVARD CLUB OF AUSTRIA

YOUNG PROFESSIONAL'S CHRONIC DISEASES NETWORK

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Dr. Andrea Feigl is an advisory board and founding member of the Young ...

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Dr. DIAB M. ALMHANA

DIRECTOR OF TELEPSYCHOLOGY & TELESOCIOLOGY

AMERICAN REMOTE HEALTH

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Dr. Diab M. Almhana is the director of telepsychology and telesociolog ...

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MS. REBECCA MILNER

VICE PRESIDENT

INTERNATIONAL MEDICAL CORPS

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Ms. Rebecca Milner, Vice President of Institutional Advancement for In ...

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Dr. SAMEERA M. AL TUWAIJRI

HEALTH, NUTRITION & POPULATION

GLOBAL PRACTICE, THE WORLD BANK GROUP

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Dr. Sameera M. Al Tuwaijri is a board certified OB/GYN with over 10 ye ...

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Dr. SZABOLCS DOROTOVICS

VICE PRESIDENT, INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT

THE MOUNT SINAI HEALTH NETWORK; PRESIDENT, MOUNT SINAI INTERNATIONAL, LLC)

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Dr. Szabolcs Dorotovics, MD, MBA, is a seasoned healthcare leader who ...

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Dr.BRIAN J. NICKERSON

ADMINISTRATIVE DIRECTOR

ICAHN SCHOOL OF MEDICINE AT MOUNT SINAI

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Dr. Brian J. Nickerson, PhD, has 22 years of multi-faceted experience ...

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Dr. DIANE REIDY LAGUNES

ASSISTANT ATTENDING

MEMORIAL SLOAN KETTERING

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Dr. Diane Reidy-Lagunes is an Assistant Attending in the Department of ...

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Dr.OMAR EL FAROUK BOUKHRIS

DIRECTOR

QATAR NATIONAL RESEARCH FUND

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Dr. Omar el Farouk Boukhris is an accomplished Research Manager with a ...

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Dr. ANNAS KHAN

HARVARD DISASTER MEDICAL FELLOW

HARVARD MEDICAL SCHOOL

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Dr. Anas Khan, MBBS, SBEM, ABHS-EM, MHA, PMP is a Saudi Emergency Medi ...

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MR.NASSER HASSAN

PRESIDENT, REGSOURCE CONSULTING

FOUNDATION FOR COMMERCIALIZATION INNOVATION

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Mr. Nasser Hassan is a seasoned professional with over 30 years of exp ...

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Dr. PRANAV SHETTY

GLOBAL EMERGENCY HEALTH COORDINATOR

INTERNATIONAL MEDICAL CORPS

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Dr. Pranav Shetty is currently International Medical Corps' Global Eme ...

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MR. FRANK CLARY

SENIOR MANAGER

CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY, AGILITY, KUWAIT

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Mr. Frank Clary's professional background includes work in corporate s ...

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Dr. MICHAEL J. BZDAK

DIRECTOR, CORPORATE CONTRIBUTIONS

JOHNSON & JOHNSON

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Dr. Bzdak has been an employee of Johnson & Johnson since 1990. He is ...

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Dr. PAULA A. JOHNSON

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, CONNORS CENTER FOR WOMEN'S HEALTH AND GENDER BIOLOGY; CHIEF OF THE DIVISION OF W

HARVARD SCHOOL OF PUBLIC HEALTH

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Dr. Paula A. Johnson is an internationally recognized cardiologist who ...

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Dr.RICHARD E. KOURI

PROFESSOR AND EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

POOLE COLLEGE OF MANAGEMENT, NORTH CAROLINA STATE UNIVERSITY

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Dr. Richard E. Kouri works closely with the Center for Innovation Mana ...

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