Christy Mack, President of the Christy and John Mack Foundation, is regarded as one of the nation’s leading public advocates for the transformation of our healthcare system, for related broad-based public education and disease prevention programs, and for the role that philanthropy must play in bringing about a healthier nation.
Ann Lovell is a certified public accountant with decades of experience in financial accounting and tax consulting. Ann is a founding Director and immediate Past President of Women Moving Millions and a member of the Women’s Leadership Board at the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University. She serves on the advisory council for the Women’s Foundation of Southern Arizona, where she established the organization’s first donor-advised fund, promoting leadership, access and parity for women and girls.
Sharon is a communications expert who has spent 25 years in health and healthcare. Her passion is working on meaningful issues and with organizations that are making the world a better place. She worked with Christy and Ann on The Bravewell Collaborative, a philanthropic organization dedicated to transforming healthcare, for over a decade. In addition to her work with The Healthy US Collaborative, Sharon is principal of The Reis Group, a Washington-DC based public relations agency.
Impact Partners is dedicated to funding independent documentary storytelling that entertains audiences, engages with pressing social issues, and propels the art of cinema forward. Their advisory services are designed to assist philanthropists and investors in social change through films. Dan Cogan will advise on selecting filmmakers to produce the films, provide creative mentorship to make the films the strongest they can be, and advocate for the films to help achieve the widest possible distribution.
Actual Films produces critically acclaimed, award-winning documentaries for the widest possible international release. Actual Films has made documentaries for theatrical release along with broadcasts for PBS, BBC, ARTE, Discovery Channel, Lucasfilm, Stanford University, and many others.
Founded by award-winning filmmakers Bonni Cohen and Jon Shenk, Actual Films will provide coordination of all aspects of the creation of the films and will make many of the films themselves. Filmmaker Richard O’Connell is the lead on this project.
Fictionless was founded by Academy Award-winning filmmaker Ross Kauffman and Raeshem Nijhon. The Fictionless team consists of passionate storytellers and strategists who craft inventive films for theatres and television and high-impact content for brands seeking to amplify their message. Ross and Raeshem will help provide creative guidance for the films and make some of the films himself.
KYNE is an award-winning specialty health communications agency dedicated to helping improve and save lives. KYNE’s greatest strength is in creating programs that achieve real change, leveraging the team’s skills, expertise and passion to break down barriers. They are leading the national communications campaign.
Impact Media Partners LLC is a media consulting agency that specializes in community engagement and audience development. They are working with KYNE to spearhead the community-level implementation of the TakeCare campaign, organizing local leadership and producing engagement events in the pilot markets.
Donald M. Berwick, MD, MPP, FRCP, President Emeritus and Senior Fellow, Institute for Healthcare Improvement, is also former Administrator of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services.
Lorenzo Cohen, PhD, is the Richard E. Haynes Distinguished Professor in Clinical Cancer Prevention and Director of the Integrative Medicine Program at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center (Houston) and Distinguished Clinical Professor, Fudan University Cancer Hospital, Shanghai, China.
Elisabeth Fontaine, MD, is an obstetrician-gynecologist in Saint Albans, Vermont and the founder of RiseVT, a public/private partnership to improve the health of the people of Vermont.
Tracy W. Gaudet, MD, is the Executive Director of the Veterans Health Administration’s National Office of Patient-Centered Care and Cultural Transformation.
James S. Gordon, MD, is a Harvard educated psychiatrist and a world-renowned expert in using mind-body medicine to heal depression, anxiety, and psychological trauma.
Michele Griffith, MD, is a practicing physician in Charlotte, NC and board certified in internal medicine and integrative holistic medicine. She is also CEO of 21stMD.com, the virtual component of A Doctor in the House, PLLC.
Mimi Guarneri, MD, is Board-certified in Cardiovascular Disease, Internal Medicine, Nuclear Cardiology, and Integrative Holistic Medicine. Dr. Guarneri is a Founder and President of The Academy of Integrative Health and Medicine.
Rocio Huet, MD, practices internal medicine at the University of Tennessee Medical Center in Knoxville, TN and formerly president of the American Medical Student Association.
Ben Kligler, MD, MPH, is the founding National Director to lead integrative health strategy at the Coordinating Center for Integrative Health of the U.S. Veterans Health Administration.
Lori Knutson, RN, BSN, is the Associate Vice President, Health & Wellbeing, and Executive Director Integrative Medicine at Duke University.
Nicole Lamoureux is the President and CEO of National Association for Free and Charitable clinics.
Jonathan LaPook, MD, is the chief medical correspondent for CBS News. He is also Professor of Medicine at the NYU School of Medicine, an internist and gastroenterologist at NYU Langone Medical Center, and the Director of the NYU Langone Empathy Project.
Victoria Maizes, MD, is the executive director of the University of Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine and a professor of medicine, family medicine and public health at the University of Arizona College of Medicine.
Mary Onwuka, MD, is a physician advisor of Atlanticare Health System in Atlantic City, NJ, and is currently working to establish an integrative medicine care model there.
Judy Salerno, MD, MS, is the President of the New York Academy of Medicine. She was previously the President and Chief Executive Officer of Susan G. Komen™, and the Leonard D. Schaeffer Executive Officer of the Institute of Medicine of the National Academies.
Amit Sood, MD, is Professor of Medicine at Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN. He also serves as Chair of Mayo Mind Body Initiative and Director of research and practice at Mayo Clinic Complementary and Integrative Medicine Program.
Myles Spar, MD, MPH, directs the integrative medicine program at the Venice Family Clinic’s Simms-Mann Health and Wellness Center, which serves the underserved, and is faculty at the UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine.
Esther Sternberg, MD, is a Professor of Medicine, Research Director for the Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine and Founding Director of the UA Institute on Place and Wellbeing at the University of Arizona.
Donald Warne, MD, MPH is Director of the Masters of Public Health Program at North Dakota State University, and he serves as the Senior Policy Advisor to the Great Plains Tribal Chairmen’s Health Board.
Jon Kabat Zinn, PhD, is Professor of Medicine Emeritus and creator of the Stress Reduction Clinic and the Center for Mindfulness in Medicine, Health Care, and Society at the University of Massachusetts Medical School.