Join the global conversation about what is new and important in health and medicine.
High-definition simulcast from the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, DC and the University of California, San Francisco.
FROM THE KENNEDY CENTER
Let the world's most creative minds take you on a journey of possibilities in health and medicine.
Thursday, September 11, 2014
Museum of Ventura County
100 E. Main St., Ventura
SESSIONS & SPEAKERS
Don’t You Dare Talk About This
9:45 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.
This session will raise controversial issues in health and medicine that many people are reluctant to discuss publicly. Below, we proudly introduce the speakers and artists for this session.
|Sigrid Fry-Revere - Organ Donation Ethicist||READ BIO|
|Patricia Horoho - Army Surgeon General||READ BIO|
|Elizabeth Kenny - Patient Performer||READ BIO|
|Carl Hart - Drug Data Dealer||READ BIO|
|Amy Baxter - Pain Deflector||READ BIO|
|Leana Wen - Transparent Physician||READ BIO|
|Heather Raffo - Global Witness / Artistic Healer||READ BIO|
Play Is Not a Waste of Time
1:30 p.m. - 3:05 p.m.
This session reveals the many ways that imagination rewards us, specifically how health and medicine are enhanced through the extraordinary power of play. Below, we proudly introduce the speakers and artists for this session.
|Gerardo Contino - Cuban Musician||READ BIO|
|Kayt Sukel - Edgy Science Writer||READ BIO|
|Rupa & The April Fishes - Rock Star Hospitalist / Rebel Musician||READ BIO|
|Carla Pugh - Haptic Educator||READ BIO|
|Jill Vialet - Recess Champion||READ BIO|
|Cole Galloway - Pediatric Motor Learning Scientist & Designer||READ BIO|
|Howard Rose - Health Games Designer||READ BIO|
4:45 p.m. - 6:25 p.m.
The session demonstrates how some of the best solutions to problems in health and medicine come from other worlds than the domain where the problem originated or is usually addressed. Below, we proudly introduce the speakers and artists for this session.
|Nina Tandon - Tissue Engineer||READ BIO|
|Zachary Copfer - Bio-Artist||READ BIO|
|Brian Primack - Media and Medicine Researcher||READ BIO|
|Barbara Natterson-Horowitz - Zoobiquitous Physician||READ BIO|
|Abraham Verghese - Attentive Physician / Passionate Storyteller||READ BIO|
|Leslie Morgan Steiner - Motherhood Investigator||READ BIO|
|Stephen Goldner - Clinical Trials Matchmaker||READ BIO|