2021 Speakers:

                                     Karen B. DeSalvo, M.D., M.P.H., M.Sc.


                                     Chief Health Officer at Google Health 

Dr. Karen DeSalvo is the Chief Health Officer of Google Health. She is a physician executive working at the intersection of medicine, public health, and information technology whose career has focused on improving health and eliminating disparities. She leads a team of health professionals at Google who provide clinical guidance for the development of inclusive research, products and services. Prior to joining Google, Dr. DeSalvo was National Coordinator for Health Information Technology and acted as the Assistant Secretary for Health in the Obama Administration. During her time at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Dr. DeSalvo focused on creating a more consumer-oriented, transparent and value-based health system. Dr. DeSalvo served as the New Orleans Health Commissioner following Hurricane Katrina. Prior to that she was Vice Dean for Community Affairs and Health Policy at the Tulane School of Medicine where she was a practicing internal medicine physician, educator, researcher and leader. She serves on the Council of the National Academy of Medicine.


                                          Harlan M. Krumholz, M.S., M.D.


            Professor of Medicine and Epidemiology and Public Health at YSM

            Director, Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program 

            Director, Center for Outcomes Research and Evaluation (CORE)

Dr. Harlan M. Krumholz is the Harold H. Hines, Jr., Professor of Medicine and Epidemiology and Public Health at Yale University School of Medicine, where he is Director of the Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program. He is also the Director of CORE. He received his MD from Harvard and an MS in health policy and management at the Harvard School of Public Health. He trained in internal medicine at the University of California, San Francisco and in cardiology at Beth Israel in Boston. Dr. Krumholz’s research is focused on determining optimal clinical strategies and identifying opportunities for improvement in the prevention, treatment and outcome of cardiovascular disease with emphasis on under-represented populations. His research efforts are intended to provide critical information to improve the quality of health care, monitor changes over time, and guide decisions about the allocation of scarce resources. He has been the Principal Investigator on all of our Quality Measurement work.


2021 Mentors:


Benjamin R. Doolittle, MD MDIV      Blanca Fabiola Fajardo Fregoso, MD, PhD


                Cameron Yick                                            Fatema Basrai, MBA


                Frank Kuchinski                                                 Jorge Soto


           Kevin Chen, MD, MHS                                    Lajos Pusztai, MD, DPhil


             Michael Hund, MBA                                    Ralitza Gueorguieva, PhD


Supriyo B. “SB” Chatterjee MSc MBA MA                     Shaoke Lou, PhD


    Walter Lindop, Msc MBA MAM             Xinxin “Katie” Zhu, MD, PhD, FAMIA


    Jesus del Valle Rosales, PhD                                        Jun Deng, PhD


             MingDe Lin, PhD                                                    Samuel Lee