Participants

Summit Conversations participants include America’s national leaders in business, labor, health care, government, and other diverse sectors.

May 06, 2009 Summit Participants, University of California San Francisco



Stephen L. Hauser, M.D. »

Chair of Neurology
UCSF
Host 


John Arensmeyer »

CEO
Small Business Majority
 


Carmela R. Castellano-Garcia »

President and CEO
California Primary Care Association
 


Hon. Richard Gephardt »

Former Majority Leader
US House of Representatives
 


Michael Goodwin »

International President
Office and Professional Employees International Union
 


Mitchell Katz, MD »

Director of Health
City and County of San Francisco
 


Paul Markovich »

Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer
Blue Shield of California
 


Priya Sara Mathur »

Chair, Health Benefits Committee
CalPERS Board of Administration
 


Robert K. Ross, M.D. »

President & CEO
The California Endowment
 


William J. Rutter »

CEO
Synergenics LLC
 


Billy Tauzin »

President & CEO
PhRMA
 





Bill Press »
Radio & Television Host, Author
Moderator


Dr. Ken Thorpe »
Director of Health Policy
America’s Agenda Health Care Education Fund
Economic Advisor

April 07, 2009 Summit Participants, University of Wisconsin Law School



Gov. Tommy G. Thompson »

Former Health & Human Services Secretary
and four-term Governor of Wisconsin
Host 


John Arensmeyer »

CEO
Small Business Majority
 


R. T. Buffenbarger »

International President
International Association of Machinists & Aerospace Workers
 


Ann Converso, RN »

UAN President

 


Sharon D. Fiehler »

Executive VP & Chief Administrative Officer
Peabody Energy
 


Hon. Richard Gephardt »

Former Majority Leader
US House of Representatives
 


Congressman Ron Kind »

Congressman, Wisconsin, 3rd Congressional District

 


David Y. Norton »

Company Group Chairman, Worldwide Commercial and Operations, Johnson & Johnson

 


Jeffrey E. Thompson, MD »

CEO
Gundersen Lutheran Health System
 


John B. Torinus Jr »

Chairman
Serigraph Inc
 





John Harwood »
Chief Washington Correspondent of CNBC
and Political Writer for The New York Times
Moderator


Dr. Ken Thorpe »
Director of Health Policy
America’s Agenda Health Care Education Fund
Economic Advisor

March 10, 2009 Summit Participants, Washington University



Hon. Richard Gephardt »

Former Majority Leader
US House of Representatives
 


E.J.Holland, Jr. »

Sr.VP HR & Communications
Embarq Corporation
 


Joseph J. Hunt »

General President
International Association of Bridge, Structural, Ornamental and Reinforcing Iron Workers
 


John C. Lechleiter »

Chairman, President & CEO
Eli Lilly and Company
 


Steven H. Lipstein »

President & CEO
BJC HealthCare
 


William A. Peck, M.D. »

Director, Center for Health Policy
Washington University
Host 


Donald M. Suggs »

President
St. Louis American
 


Gloria A. Wilder, M.D. »

President/CEO
Core Health
 

January 28, 2009 Summit Participants, University of Miami



Donna Shalala, Ph.D. »

President
University of Miami
Host 


Doug Dority »

Past President
United Food & Commercial Workers (UFCW) International Union
 


Pedro J Greer, Jr., M.D. »

Author & Assistant Dean
College of Medicine
Florida International University
 


James Hagedorn »

CEO & Chairman of the Board
Miracle-Gro
 


C. Martin Harris, M.D. »

CIO & Chairman
Information Technology Division
Cleveland Clinic Foundation
 


Rebecca Patton »

President
American Nurses Association
 


John R. Seffrin, PhD »

CEO
American Cancer Society
 


Hon. Richard Gephardt »

Former Majority Leader
US House of Representatives
 


Billy Tauzin »

President & CEO
PhRMA
 





Bill Press »
Radio & Television Host, Author
Moderator


Dr. Ken Thorpe »
Director of Health Policy
America’s Agenda Health Care Education Fund
Economic Advisor