January 10, 2012, UK HealthCare and the College of Public Health hosted, "The Future of the U.S. Healthcare System," a seminar featuring Howard Koh, MD, MPH, Assistant Secretary for Health for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. He oversees 14 core public health offices, including the Office of the Surgeon General, the U.S. Public Health Service Commissioned Corps, and 10 regional health offices across the nation. He also serves as senior public health advisor to the Secretary.”
April 6th, Thomas Dolan, PhD, FACHE, CAE, President and CEO of the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE), was the speaker for the executive seminar series, The Health Environment: Observations for Current & Future Healthcare Executives. ACHE is an international professional society of more than 40,000 healthcare executives who lead hospitals, healthcare systems, and other healthcare organizations. ”
April 16 -19th, The Center for Public Health Systems & Services Research will host three distinguished speakers during its annual Keeneland Conference.
Harvey V. Fineberg , MD, PhD, President of the Institute of Medicine (IOM). He served as Provost of Harvard University from 1997 to 2001, following thirteen years as Dean of the Harvard School of Public Health. He has devoted most of his academic career to the fields of health policy and medical decision making. His past research has focused on the process of policy development and implementation, assessment of medical technology, evaluation and use of vaccines, and dissemination of medical innovations.”
Thomas R. Frieden, MD, MPH, became Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and Administrator of the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) in June 2009. From 1992-1996, he led New York City's program that rapidly controlled tuberculosis, including reducing cases of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis by 80 percent. As Commissioner of the New York City Health Department from 2002-2009, he directed one of the world′s largest public health agencies, with an annual budget of $1.7 billion and more than 6,000 staff. ”
Richard J. Umbdenstock became President and CEO of the American Hospital Association (AHA) on January 1, 2007. He was the elected AHA Board Chair in 2006. The AHA leads, represents and serves more than 5,000 member hospitals, health systems and other health care organizations, and 40,000 individual members. Mr. Umbdenstock's career includes experience in hospital administration, health system leadership, association governance and management, HMO governance and health care governance consulting.”