David Satcher, MD, PhD is a physician-scientist and public health administrator with an extensive track record of leadership, research, and community engagement. He is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Morehouse College and holds MD and PhD degrees from Case Western Reserve University, were he was also elected to Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society. Dr. Satcher served as the 16 th Surgeon General of the United States (1998-2002) and the 10 th Assistant Secretary for Health in the Department of Health and Human Services (1998-2001). He also served as Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and Administrator of the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR). Dr. Satcher has also held top leadership positions at the Charles R. Drew University for Medicine and Science, Meharry Medical College, and the Morehouse School of Medicine. He has received over 50 honorary degrees and has received numerous awards from diverse organizations and agencies. Currently, Dr. Satcher is the Founding Director and Senior Advisor for the Satcher Health Leadership Institute at the Morehouse School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia.
Dr. Tiffany A. Love serves as a C-suite executive and healthcare consultant. She is an award-winning, board-certified healthcare executive, and Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE) with over 26 years of healthcare experience. Dr. Love is recognized nationally and internationally as a leader in the advancement of women and diverse healthcare executives. She is Chairwoman of the Board of Directors for the national Healthcare Diversity Council and a national keynote Speaker and faculty for many prestigious organizations. She serves as coordinator, nurse planner and guest faculty for the Harvard Medical School CME on Career Advancement Leadership Skills for Women in Healthcare as well as faculty, judge, and pitch coach for the course Writing, Publishing, and Social Media for Healthcare Professionals. Dr. Love also works as an advisor and consultant providing executive consultation to many national organizations including the AcademyHealth Delivery System Science Fellowship Advisory Committee, the National Institute of Health Center for Translation Research and Implementation Science, Sigma Theta Tau International, and the Executive Diversity Career Navigator. With a passion for creating inclusive environments for healthcare researchers, executives, and the healthcare workforce, Dr. Love has truly dedicated her career to promote, protect, and advance health equity and an inclusive environment for all.
Jack Modell, M.D., is a board-certified psychiatrist who spent nearly 20 years in academic medicine at the Universities of Vermont, Michigan, and Alabama at Birmingham, providing patient care, teaching, conducting clinical research, and ultimately attaining the rank of tenured professor. After leaving academia in 2001, Dr. Modell joined GlaxoSmithKline, where he became a vice president in neurosciences R&D, and during which time he served as an executive sponsor of GSK’s LGBT employee resource group. Dr. Modell is currently the Chief Medical Officer at Rho, a contract research organization in Durham, NC, where he provides medical and scientific expertise across multiple therapeutic areas to ensure the integrity of clinical trials and the safety and welfare of subjects in these trials. Dr. Modell has authored over 50 peer-reviewed scientific publications, is well known for his medical research, and has received numerous honors and awards for his work with patients, mental health advocacy, and support of diversity and inclusion.
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