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Donald Berwick, Institute for Healthcare Improvement
Karen Davis, The Commonwealth Fund
Theme Leaders


Jordi Alonso
Institut Municipal d’Investigacio Medica

Rene Amalberti
IMASSA Aerospace Medical Research Laboratory

Moris Barer
Scientific Director, Institute of Health Services and Policy Research, Canada

Rafael Bengoa
Department of NCD Prevention and Health Promotion
World Health Organization

Don Berwick
President and CEO
Institute for Healthcare Improvement

Barry Bloom
School of Public Health
Harvard University

Jose Caldras de Almeida
Coordinator Mental Health Program

Mushtaque Chowdhury
Deputy Director BRAC

Carolyn Clancy
Agency for Healthcare Research Quality

Karen Davis
The Commonwealth Fund

John Demakis
Health Services Research and Development
Veterans Administration
Koldo Echebarria*
InterAmerican Development Bank

Junius Gonzales
Chief, Services Research & Clinical
Epidemiology Branch
National Institutes of Meantal Health

Christopher Ham
Director of Strategy Unit, National Health Service, U.K.

Dean Jamison
Senior Fellow
Division of Advanced Studies and Policy Analysis (DASPA)
Fogarty International Center
National Institutes of Health

David J. Kerr
Rhodes Professor of Therapeutic Sciences
and Clinical Pharmacology
University of Oxford

Richard Klausner
Executive Director
Global Health
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Anna Korotkova
Chief of Methodological Center for HealthCare Quality, Central Public Health Research Institute, Russia

Jonathan Lomas
Canadian Health Services Research Foundation

Nicole Lurie
Senior Scientist

Lindiwe Makubalo
Director, Research, Epidemiology and Evaluation
South African Department of Health

Lenore Manderson
Australia Research Council Federation Fellow
Key Centre for Women’s Health in Society, The University of Melbourn

Rashad Massoud
Quality Assurance Project

Christopher Murray
Executive Director
Evidence and Information for Policy, WHO

Vinand Nantulya
Director for Strategy & Evaluation, Global Fund for AIDS, TB and Malaria

Elena Novitchkova
Evidence-based Practice Center
Department of Familty Medicine, I.M. Sechenov Moscow Medical Academy, Russia

Tiki Pang
Director, Research Policy & Cooperation World Health Organization

Martin Pfaff*
Chair in Economics
University of Augsburg, Germany

Jim Reason
Professor Emeritus
University of Manchester

K. Srinath Reddy
Initiative for Cardiovascular Health Research
in the Developing Countries

Uwe E. Reinhard
James Madison Professor of Political Economics
Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs
Princeton University

Mirta Roses*

George Rubin
Director, EHA
Professor, Department of Public Health and
Community Medicine
University of Sydney, at Westmead Hospital

Kenneth Shine
Executive Officer
Center to Improve Care of the Dying

Olive Shisana
Executive Director
Social Aspects of HIV/AIDS and Health, Cape Town

Lisa A. Simpson
University of South Florida

Tommy Thompson*
Department of Health and Human Services

David Woods
Ohio State University

Suwit Wibulpolprasert
Deputy Permanent Secretary for Health, Thailand

*invited speakers