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Harvard Webcast: Voices in Leadership: Public Health, Science and Leadership

Universal Healthcare: An Idea Whose Time Has Come?

An event with the former President of the Clinton Foundation

Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health’s Voices in Leadership program will feature “Universal Healthcare: An Idea Whose Time Has Come?,” a live webcast conversation with Ms. Donna E. Shalala, Trustee Professor of Political Science and Health Policy at the University of Miami and former President of the Clinton Foundation, on Thursday, November 9, from noon -12:30 p.m. Eastern

Ms. Shalala served as President of the Clinton Foundation from June 2015 to March 2017; President of the University of Miami from 2001 to 2015; President of Hunter College of the City University of New York from 1980 to 1987; and Chancellor of the University of Wisconsin-Madison from 1987 to 1993.  A political scientist, she has held professorships at Columbia University, the City University of New York (CUNY), and the University of Wisconsin. One of the most honored academics of her generation, she has been elected to seven national academies: the National Academy of Education, the National Academy of Public Administration, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, the American Philosophical Society, the National Academy of Social Insurance, the American Academy of Political and Social Science, and the National Academy of Medicine. President Clinton nominated her as Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) in 1993, and she served in that post for eight years. In 2008 President Bush presented her with the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nation’s highest civilian award. On demand video will be posted following the event at hsph.me/Shalala2. Send leadership questions for consideration to be asked during the webcast to @VoicesHSPH using #VoicesHSPH or by email to voices@hsph.harvard.edu. The Voices in Leadership webcast series at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health invites leaders to speak about their career experiences in global health. Participants share solutions that were effective, choices that failed, and which decisions, if any, could have been made differently. All sessions are available online via video with interactive downloadable transcripts, and via podcast.