2011 National Scholars


vence_bonhamVence Bonham, Jr., J.D.
Senior Advisor to the Director on
Societal Implications of Genomics
National Human Genome Research Institute
Bethesda, Maryland


otis_brawleyOtis Brawley, M.D.
Chief Medical Officer
American Cancer Society

"Health Care Reform in the United States" |
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Tim Carey, M.D., M.P.H.
Professor of Social Medicine
Director, Cecil G. Sheps Center for Health Services Research
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

"Comparing Treatments in the New Health Care Environment" | Watch Lecture Video

sheldon_danzigerSheldon H. Danziger, Ph.D.
Henry J. Meyer Distinguished University Professor of Public Policy
Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy
Director, National Poverty Center
Research Professor, Population Studies Center, Institute 
for Social Research
University of Michigan

"Income Inequality, Economic Growth, and Poverty Reduction" | Watch Lecture Video


James Jackson, Ph.D.
Daniel Katz Distinguished University Professor of Psychology
Professor of Health Behavior and Health Education
Director, Institute for Social Research
University of Michigan

"Ethnic, Racial and Cultural Group Disparities in Mental and Physical Health" | Watch Lecture Video

thomas_laveistThomas A. LaVeist, Ph.D.
William C. and Nancy F. Richardson Professor 
in Health Policy
Department of Health Policy and Management
Director, Hopkins Center for Health Disparities Solutions
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

"Elimination of Health Inequalities in the 21st Century" | Watch Lecture Video

wayne_rileyWayne Riley, M.D., MPH, MBA, MACP
Former President and Chief Executive Officer
Meharry Medical College

frank_sloanFrank Sloan, Ph.D.
J. Alexander McMahon Professor of Health Policy and Management
Professor of Economics
Director, Center for Health Policy, Law and Management
Duke University

brian_smedleyBrian D. Smedley, Ph.D.
Vice President and Director, Health Policy Institute
Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies
Washington, D.C.

"Taking Action to Achieve Health Equity" | 
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david_williamsDavid Williams, Ph.D.
Florence Sprague Norman and Laura Smart Norman Professor of Public Health,
Professor of African American Studies
Harvard University