Previous Speakers at the Charles C. Shepard Science Awards
The keynote speaker at the Charles C. Shepard Science Awards is one with a message relevant to today's CDC, who is highly regarded in his or her field of scientific endeavor, and one with a talent for engaging a broad audience. Previous keynote speakers have included world-class scientists who have addressed science issues relevant to today's changing world.
James S. Marks, MD, MPH
Senior Vice President and Director
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Health Group
Brian M. Greenwood, MD, CBE, FRCP, FRS
Professor of Clinical Tropical Medicine
London School of Hygene & Tropical Medicine,
University of London
John Holdren, PhD
Assistant to the President for Science and Technology
Paul Krugman, PhD
Professor of Economic and International Affairs
Neal Nathanson, M.D.
Associate Dean, Global Health Programs
University of Pennsylvania Medical Center
Professor Sir Michael Marmot MBBS, MPH, PhD, FRCP, FFPHM, FMedSci
Director: International Institute for Society and Health
MRC Research Professor of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London
Donald M. Berwick, M.D., M.P.P
Institute for Healthcare Improvement
The 100,000 Lives Campaign: Lessons from a National Mobilization
Harvey V. Fineberg, M.D., Ph.D
Institute of Medicine
The National Academies
Science, Policy, and Public Trust
Shiriki Kumanyika, PH.D., M.P.H.
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
Obesity, Health Disparities, and Prevention Paradigms: Hard Questions and Hard Choices
Jo Ivey Boufford, M.D.
Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Health
New York University School of Medicine
Assuring the Public’s Health in the 21st Century: A Research Agenda
Marc L. MIringoff, Ph.D
Fordham Institute of Innovation in Social Policy
Fordham University Graduate Center
The Social Determinants of Health
Jeffery D. Sachs, Ph.D
Reinvigorating the Fight against Disease in the Developing World
Lynn R. Goldman, M.D. M.P.H., M.S.
The Johns Hopkins University School of Hygiene and Public Health
Health of the World
Steven N. Blair, P.E.D.
Cooper Institute for Aerobics Research
Physical Inactivity as a Public Health Problem
Frederick P. Rivara, M.D., M.P.H.
Harborview Injury Prevention and Research Center
Injury Control―The Uses of Science for Prevention
David R. Cox, M.D., Ph.D.
Stanford University School of Medicine
The Human Genome Project and Human Disease
Walter E. Massey, Ph.D.
Science―The (Ever-Expanding) Endless Frontier
Nancy S. Wexler, Ph.D.
Uncongenial Genealogies: Prediction and Protection in the Public Interest
Thomas J. Coates, Ph.D.
University of California at San Francisco
HIV Prevention Programs in Research: What Have We Accomplished and Where Do We Need to Go?
W. French Anderson, M.D.
University of Southern California School of Medicine
The Scientific, Ethical, and Regulatory Issues of Gene Therapy
Barry R. Bloom, Ph.D.
Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Lawrence K. Altman, M.D.
The New York Times
Science and the Media
Purnell W. Choppin, M.D.
Howard Hughes Medical Institute
The Role of a Private Medical Research Organization in Biomedical Research and Education
Joseph L. Goldstein, M.D.
University of Texas Health Sciences Center
Lipoprotein Receptors: A Genetic Defense against Hypercholesterolemia and Atherosclerosis
David Baltimore, Ph.D.
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Genetics and Modern Disease
Frank Press, Ph.D.
National Academy of Sciences
DNA in Washington
James O. Mason, M.D.
Centers for Disease Control