H. Thomas Aretz, MD
Dr. Aretz is the Vice President, Global Programs at Harvard Medical International and Program Director for the Harvard Macy Institute. He is an internationally renowned expert in adult learning methods, establishment and reorganization of academic programs and institutions, such as universities, medical schools and academic medical centers. He has served on many academic and hospital committees and industrial boards, and is the co-founder of three medical technology companies.
Barbara Barry, PhD
Dr. Barry is an expert in designing and implementing educational software that supports reflective practice and scientific inquiry. At the MIT Media Laboratory Dr. Barry designed an interactive electronic module that delivered personalized therapy for web-based management of anxiety. Dr. Barry currently is the Director of Learning and Research for the One Laptop Per Child Foundation, where she works in collaboration with humanitarian agencies to develop training programs for teachers, educational technologies, and learning workshops for young children.
Richard Ganz, MBA
Mr. Ganz has an extensive background both as entrepreneur and as an executive with large health care organizations as well as in the start-up environment. He previously served as President of the North American Renal Business for Baxter International Inc., Divisional VP and General Manager of Vascular Medicine at Abbott Laboratories, and as CEO of OmniSonics Medical Technologies. He is currently President and CEO of Aarvon Biosciences and Executive in Residence at the Cleveland Clinic.
Paul Levy served as the Chairman of the Massachusetts Department of Public Utilities as well as the Executive Director of the Massachusetts Water Resources Authority and is responsible for leading the “Boston Harbor Cleanup.” Mr. Levy served as past Executive Dean for Administration of Harvard Medical School. Mr. Levy is the former President and CEO of Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston and is credited with leading the financially-close-to-demise BIDMC to financial soundness. His popular blog entitled “(Not) Running a Hospital” is a must read for healthcare professionals. Paul Levy’s practical, as well as reflective academic business experience, are unique and unequalled.
David Spiegel, MD
Dr. Spiegel is the Jack, Lulu & Sam Willson Professor, Medical Director of the Center for Integrative Medicine, Director of the Center on Stress and Health, and Associate Chair of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences at Stanford University. He is a world-renowned expert on the use of hypnosis and supportive/ expressive group therapy for women with breast cancer.