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Thursday, May 30 • 1:45pm - 2:45pm
Health for All as a New Norm

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How do we flip current approaches and usher in new norms of health, vitality, and access to care when care is needed? We’ll hear from social entrepreneurs and corporate and foundation partners about how they are pushing past systemic barriers such as information asymmetry, lack of social contract for access, misaligned incentives, and the mindset of “health care is sick care” that undergirds our current system. Set against overarching trends, solutions are shared in a staccato, round-robin format.


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Sanjeev Arora

Director, Project ECHO
Sanjeev Arora, MD, FACP, FACGBiosketch Sanjeev Arora, MD, FACP, FACG, is the Director of Project ECHO® (Extension for Community Healthcare Outcomes). He is a tenured Professor of Medicine, in the Department of Internal Medicine at the University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center (UNMHSC). He has been involved in management of viral hepatitis for over 15 years, and led the development and implementation of the Hepatitis C Disease Management... Read More →
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Nancy Barrand

Senior Advisor for Program Development, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
Nancy Barrand is a Senior Advisor on Program Development at the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. Since starting with RWJF in 1986, she has worked on a range of programming concerning health care policy research and financing, supportive housing for the chronically homeless, integrating community and correctional health care, long term care, and rural health care. As a member of the foundation’s Vulnerable Populations Portfolio, she has... Read More →
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Alexa Beavers

Global Project Manager, Boehringer Ingelheim
@awbeavers | Alexa Beavers is Global Project Manager for Making More Health and Associate Director, Value Chain, at Boehringer Ingelheim, a multinational privately owned pharmaceutical company. Her career spans public and private sectors, and includes leadership in pharmaceutical, financial services, Fortune 500 and public education environments. Alexa is a natural leader who builds relationships easily and adeptly learns the businesses she... Read More →
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Asher Hasan

Founder/CEO, Naya Jeevan
Dr. Asher Hasan is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of NAYA JEEVAN (‘new life’ in Urdu/Hindi; http://www.njfk.org) a social enterprise dedicated to providing low-income families in the emerging world with affordable access to high quality, healthcare. NAYA JEEVAN’s operations are currently focused on Pakistan with plans to replicate this model in India and other emerging markets. Asher was most recently selected to join... Read More →
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Louise Langheier

CEO, Co-Founder, Peer Health Exchange
Louise serves as the CEO and Co-Founder of Peer Health Exchange (PHE), a national non-profit organization whose mission is to give teenagers the knowledge and skills they need to make healthy decisions. They do this by training college students to teach a comprehensive health curriculum in public high schools that lack health education. Since 2003, PHE has trained 5,000 college student volunteers to reach 57,000 high school students across five... Read More →
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Michel Nischan

President/CEO, Founder, Wholesome Wave
@michelnischan | As the son of displaced farmers, Michel Nischan, CEO, Founder and President of Wholesome Wave, grew up with a great appreciation for local agriculture and those who work the land. He translated these childhood values into a career as a James Beard Award-winning chef, author and restaurateur, becoming a catalyst for change in the sustainable food movement. A lifetime Ashoka Fellow, Michel serves on the Board of Trustees for... Read More →


Thursday May 30, 2013 1:45pm - 2:45pm
Newseum Room 705-706 555 Pennsylvania Ave NW Washington, DC 20001

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