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The novel coronavirus is threatening populations, overwhelming healthcare systems and transforming social behavior so radically that economies have been sent into a tailspin. WSJ Health Forum will explore this crisis and much more. It will provide executives, investors, health professionals and industry experts with trusted insight from leaders in health policy and the health-care industries. Audience members will participate through Q&A sessions and will connect with each other to continue the conversation, exchange real-world knowledge and prepare for what’s next.

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Schedule

· Stage
WELCOME REMARKS
John Bussey
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THE GROUND BATTLE
Gerald F. Seib Jeff Colyer
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CASE STUDY: HEART DISEASE
Betsy  McKay Nieca  Goldberg, M.D.  Sekar Kathiresan, M.D.
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THE COST OF THE CURE
Amy P.  Abernethy, M.D., Ph.D Peter Loftus
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BEATING CANCER
Jonathan D.  Rockoff Alexander Hardy
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PREDICTING ILLNESS
Daniela  Hernandez Daniel J. Benjamin, Ph.D. Stephen  Hsu, Ph.D.
· Stage
GOING RETAIL
Anna  Wilde Mathews Larry  J. Merlo
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YOURS, MINE, OURS: SHARING CONSUMER HEALTH INFORMATION WITH INDUSTRY
Michelle Ma Kayte  Spector-Bagdady
· Sessions
THE COVID-19 CRISIS: HOW TO TACKLE
Jeff Colyer Nikki Waller
· Sessions
NEW DRUGS ARE EXPENSIVE, AND THEY DON'T ALWAYS WORK
Ellie Austin Vinay Prasad, M.D.
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FIVE-MINUTE PROGRAM BREAK
· Stage
CORONAVIRUS AND THE HEALTHCARE SYSTEM
Howard A.  Zucker, M.D. Stefanie  Ilgenfritz
· Stage
INVESTING IN GLOBAL HEALTH
Betsy  McKay Trevor  Mundel
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GATTACA AND YOU
Amy  Dockser Marcus Richie  Etwaru Kayte  Spector-Bagdady
· Stage
IS GUN VIOLENCE A HEALTH ISSUE?
Peter Loftus Patrice A.  Harris, M.D.
· Sessions
3:36 pm TEST
Marcy  Darnovsky, Ph.D.
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CHASING CURES
Amy  Dockser Marcus Marcy  Darnovsky, Ph.D. Todd  Kuiken, Ph.D.
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RETHINKING HEALTH POLICY IN THE AGE OF CORONAVIRUS
Greg  Ip Simon Johnson Joshua M.  Sharfstein, M.D.
· Stage
THE POLICY PRESCRIPTION
Anna  Wilde Mathews Nancy-Ann  DeParle Scott Gottlieb, M.D.

Speakers

Simon Johnson
Simon Johnson

Professor, Global Economics and Management, MIT Sloan School of Management; Co-founder, COVID-19 Policy Alliance

Gerald F. Seib
Gerald F. Seib

Executive Washington Editor, The Wall Street Journal

Ellie Austin
Ellie Austin

Editor, Live Journalism, The Wall Street Journal

Michelle Ma
Michelle Ma

Assistant Editor, Live Journalism, The Wall Street Journal

Nikki Waller
Nikki Waller

Editor, Live Journalism & Special Coverage, The Wall Street Journal

Jeff Colyer
Jeff Colyer

Governor, State of Kansas (2018-2019)

Amy P.  Abernethy, M.D., Ph.D
Amy P. Abernethy, M.D., Ph.D

Principal Deputy Commissioner, U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Vinay Prasad, M.D.
Vinay Prasad, M.D.

Associate Professor of Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University

Howard A.  Zucker, M.D.
Howard A. Zucker, M.D.

Commissioner, New York State Department of Health

Kayte  Spector-Bagdady
Kayte Spector-Bagdady

Assistant Professor, Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology; Chief, Research Ethics Service, Center for Bioethics & Social Sciences in Medicine, University of Michigan Medical School

Joshua M.  Sharfstein, M.D.
Joshua M. Sharfstein, M.D.

Professor of the Practice in Health Policy and Management; Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

Trevor  Mundel
Trevor Mundel

President, Global Health Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Larry  J. Merlo
Larry J. Merlo

President and CEO, CVS Health

Todd  Kuiken, Ph.D.
Todd Kuiken, Ph.D.

Senior Research Scholar, Genetic Engineering and Society Center, North Carolina State University

Sekar Kathiresan, M.D.
Sekar Kathiresan, M.D.

Co-Founder and CEO, Verve Therapeutics

Stephen  Hsu, Ph.D.
Stephen Hsu, Ph.D.

Senior Vice President for Research and Innovation, Michigan State University

Patrice A.  Harris, M.D.
Patrice A. Harris, M.D.

President, American Medical Association

Alexander Hardy
Alexander Hardy

CEO, Genentech

Scott Gottlieb, M.D.
Scott Gottlieb, M.D.

U.S. Commissioner of Food and Drugs (2017-19); Resident Fellow, American Enterprise Institute

Nieca  Goldberg, M.D.
Nieca Goldberg, M.D.

Medical Director, NYU Women’s Heart Program; Senior Advisor, Women’s Health Strategy; Founder and Former Medical Director, Joan H. Tisch Center for Women’s Health; Clinical Associate Professor, NYU Grossman School of Medicine, NYU Langone Health

Anthony S.  Fauci, M.D.
Anthony S. Fauci, M.D.

Director, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Richie  Etwaru
Richie Etwaru

Founder and CEO, Hu-manity.co

Nancy-Ann  DeParle
Nancy-Ann DeParle

Director, White House Office of Health Reform (2009-2011); Administrator, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (1997-2000), Partner and Co-Founder, Consonance Capital Partners

Marcy  Darnovsky, Ph.D.
Marcy Darnovsky, Ph.D.

Executive Director, Center for Genetics and Society

Daniel J. Benjamin, Ph.D.
Daniel J. Benjamin, Ph.D.

Professor (Research) of Economics, and Director, Behavioral and Health Genomics Center, Center for Economic and Social Research University of Southern California

Stefanie  Ilgenfritz
Stefanie Ilgenfritz

Bureau Chief, Health & Science, The Wall Street Journal

Greg  Ip
Greg Ip

Chief Economics Writer, The Wall Street Journal

Betsy  McKay
Betsy McKay

Senior Writer, The Wall Street Journal

Amy  Dockser Marcus
Amy Dockser Marcus

Reporter, The Wall Street Journal

Anna  Wilde Mathews
Anna Wilde Mathews

Reporter, The Wall Street Journal

Daniela  Hernandez
Daniela Hernandez

Digital Science Editor, The Wall Street Journal

Jonathan D.  Rockoff
Jonathan D. Rockoff

Deputy Bureau Chief, Health & Science, The Wall Street Journal

Peter Loftus
Peter Loftus

Science Writer, The Wall Street Journal

John Bussey
John Bussey

Associate Editor, The Wall Street Journal

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PhRMA

PhRMA

PhRMA represents the country’s leading innovative biopharmaceutical research companies

Boston Scientific

Boston Scientific

Boston Scientific transforms lives through innovative medical solutions that improve the health of patients around the world.

McDermott Will & Emery

McDermott Will & Emery

McDermott Will & Emery is the nation’s leading healthcare law firm.

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