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Knowledge@Wharton: November 29, 2018

Host Dan Loney is joined by Daniel Rader (Seymour Gray Professor of Molecular Medicine and chair of the department of Genetics, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania), Kelly Ormond (Professor, Dept of Genetics and Co-Director, MS Human Genetics and Genetic Counseling, Stanford University School of Medicine), Skip Rosoff (Professor Emeritus of Legal Studies and Business Ethics; Host of Business Radio’s Business of Health Care, the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania), Katherine Hempstead (Senior Advisor, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation), Todd Rose (Director of the Mind, Brain, and Education Program, Harvard Graduate School of Education), Peter Conti-Brown (Assistant Professor of Legal Studies and Business Ethics, Wharton School at University of Pennsylvania), Lisa Cook Ph.D. (Associate Professor Economics and International Relations, Michigan State Univerisity), Robert Field (Professor of Law and Public Health; Lecturer in Health Care Management at Wharton, Drexel University’s Kline School of Law and Dornsife School of Public Health), and Arthur Leonard Caplan PhD (Director of the Division of Medical Ethics; former University of Pennsylvania Bioethicist, NYU Langone Medical Center) on the Thursday, November 29, 2018 edition of Knowledge@Wharton.

Air Date: Thursday, November 29, 2018 on SiriusXM 132

Hosted By

Robert Field, Katherine Hempstead, and Arnold Skip Rosoff

Air Time: 10:00 am
Featuring: Skip Rosoff, Katherine Hempstead, Robert Field

Todd Rose

Air Time: 10:30 am
Featuring: Todd Rose

Peter Conti-Brown and Lisa Cook

Air Time: 11:00 am
Featuring: Peter Conti-Brown, Lisa Cook Ph.D.

Kelly Ormond, Arthur Caplan, and Daniel Rader

Air Time: 11:30 am
Featuring: Daniel Rader, Kelly Ormond, Arthur Leonard Caplan PhD

Featured Guests

Daniel Rader

Seymour Gray Professor of Molecular Medicine and chair of the department of Genetics, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania

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Dr. Rader is the Seymour Gray Professor of Molecular Medicine at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. He serves as the Chair of the Department of Genetics as well as the Chief of the Division of Translational Medicine and Human Genetics in the Department of Medicine. He is also Associate Director of Penn’s Institute for Translational Medicine and Therapeutics, and is co-director of the Penn Medicine Biobank.

Dr. Rader’s research focuses on the human genetics and functional genomics of lipoprotein metabolism and atherosclerosis, as well as the translational implications for novel therapeutic approaches. He has had a long interest in novel therapeutic approaches to unmet medical needs in the treatment of severe dyslipidemia. He led the scientific and clinical development of a first-in-class inhibitor of microsomal transfer protein for the treatment of homozygous familial hypercholesterolemia. He also has a particular interest in HDL metabolism and function, and novel approaches to targeting HDL metabolism and reverse cholesterol transport in the treatment, prevention, and regression of atherosclerosis.

Dr Rader trained in internal medicine at Yale-New Haven Hospital and in human genetics and physiology of lipoprotein metabolism at the National Institutes of Health. He has been on the Penn faculty since 1994. He is a recipient of several national awards, including the Clinical Research Award from the American Heart Association. He is currently the deputy editor of the journal Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis and Vascular Biology, the Chief Scientific Advisor to the Familial Hypercholesterolemia Foundation, and serves on the Board of Directors of the International Society for Atherosclerosis, the Board of External Experts of the National Heart Lung and Blood Institute, and the Advisory Board for Clinical Research for the NIH. Dr. Rader has been elected to the American Society of Clinical Investigation, the Association of American Physicians, and the Institute of Medicine of the National Academy of Sciences (now the National Academy of Medicine).
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Kelly Ormond

Professor, Dept of Genetics and Co-Director, MS Human Genetics and Genetic Counseling, Stanford University School of Medicine

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Professor Ormond is a genetic counselor and clinical medical ethicist. A professor of genetics and the co-director of Stanford’s genetic counseling training program, she does bioethics research on the ethical implications and clinical incorportation of emerging genetic technologies, and was the lead author on the ASHG 2017 statement on germline genome editing.

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Skip Rosoff

Professor Emeritus of Legal Studies and Business Ethics; Host of Business Radio’s Business of Health Care, the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania

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A full-time member of Penn’s faculty since 1970, Arnold Rosoff researches, writes and teaches in the area of health law and policy. He has chaired Wharton’s Department of Legal Studies and directed its MBA Program for Executives and the Wharton Government and Business Program. Professor Rosoff, emeritus since 2013, is a Senior Scholar at Georgetown Law School’s O’Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law, a Fellow of the American College of Legal Medicine (ACLM), and he served for over 25 years as Deputy Editor of ACLM’s Journal of Legal Medicine.

Georgetown – http://www.law.georgetown.edu/oneillinstitute/faculty/Arnold-Rosoff.cfm
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Katherine Hempstead

Senior Advisor, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

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Since late 2013, Katherine Hempstead, PhD, has directed the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s work on health insurance coverage. In addition, Hempstead works on issues related to health care price transparency and value. She joined the Foundation in 2011 as a senior program officer in the Research-Evaluation-Learning unit.

Previously, Hempstead was director of the Center for Health Statistics in the New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services. She also served as statistician/analyst in the Office of the Attorney General, New Jersey Department of Law and Public Safety, and as an assistant research professor at the Rutgers Center for State Health Policy, where she currently holds a visiting faculty position. Hempstead also held positions at New York University’s Wagner School of Public Service, and at Catholic University, in Washington D.C. She completed a postdoctoral fellowship at the Office of Population Research at Princeton University.

Born in New Jersey, Hempstead received a PhD in Demography and History from the University of Pennsylvania, where she also earned a BA in Economics and History.

Twitter – @RWJF | @khemp64
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Todd Rose

Director of the Mind, Brain, and Education Program, Harvard Graduate School of Education

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Todd Rose is the director of the Mind, Brain and Education program at the Harvard Graduate School of Education where he leads the Laboratory for Individuality. He is also the cofounder and president of The Center for Individual Opportunity. He is the author of The End of Average: How We Succeed in a World That Values Sameness. He lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
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Peter Conti-Brown

Assistant Professor of Legal Studies and Business Ethics, Wharton School at University of Pennsylvania

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Peter Conti-Brown is an assistant professor of legal studies and business ethics at The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. A financial historian and a legal scholar, Conti-Brown studies central banking, financial regulation, and public finance, with a particular focus on the history and policies of the US Federal Reserve System. He is author of the book The Power and Independence of the Federal Reserve (Princeton University Press 2016), the editor of two other books, and author or co-author of a dozen articles on central banking, financial regulation, and bank corporate governance. He has been widely quoted in print and online media on central banking and has testified before the US Senate Banking Committee on reforming the Federal Reserve. He holds degrees from Harvard College, Stanford Law School, and Princeton University’s Department of History. He is currently at work on a single-volume, comprehensive history of the US Federal Reserve.

Education

PhD, Princeton University (History, subfields in financial and political history)

JD, Stanford Law School

AB, Harvard College (magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa)

Twitter – @PeterContiBrown
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Lisa Cook Ph.D.

Associate Professor Economics and International Relations, Michigan State Univerisity

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Dr. Lisa D. Cook is an Associate Professor (with tenure) in the Department of Economics and in International Relations (James Madison College) at Michigan State University. She was the first Marshall Scholar from Spelman College and received a second B.A. in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics from Oxford University. She earned a Ph.D. in economics from the University of California, Berkeley. Prior to this appointment and while on faculty at Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government, she was Deputy Director for Africa Research at the Center for International Development, Managing Editor of the Harvard University-World Economic Forum Africa Competitiveness Report, and contributed to the Making Markets Work program at Harvard Business School. She was also a National Fellow at Stanford University.

Among her current research interests are economic growth and development, economic history, innovation, and financial institutions and markets. Dr. Cook is the author of a number of published articles, book chapters, and working papers, and her research has been supported by the National Science Foundation, the National Bureau of Economic Research, Harvard Business School, the Economic History Association, and the National Poverty Center at the University of Michigan, among others. Based on her research, she was appointed in 2013 to the Advisory Boards of the Smithsonian Institution’s Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation and of the Washington Center for Equitable Growth.

With former colleague and co-author Jeffrey Sachs, she advised the governments of Nigeria and Rwanda, and, as a Council on Foreign Relations International Affairs Fellow, she was Senior Adviser on Finance and Development at the Treasury Department from 2000 to 2001 and is currently a member of the Council on Foreign Relations. During the 2011-2012 academic year, she was on leave at the President’s Council of Economic Advisers and worked on the euro zone, financial instruments, entrepreneurship, and innovation. In February 2015, she began serving as the president of the National Economic Association. She is a guest columnist for the Detroit Free Press and a regular contributor on MSNBC. She speaks English, French, Russian, Spanish, and Wolof.

Twitter – @drlisadcook | @michiganstateu
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Robert Field

Professor of Law and Public Health; Lecturer in Health Care Management at Wharton, Drexel University’s Kline School of Law and Dornsife School of Public Health

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Robert Field is a nationally recognized expert in health care regulation and its role in implementing public policy. He holds a joint appointment as professor of health management and policy at Drexel’s Dornsife School of Public Health. He is also a lecturer in health care management at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and a senior fellow of Penn’s Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics.

Professor Field is the author of “Mother of Invention: How the Government Created ‘Free-Market’ Health Care,” published in 2013 by Oxford University Press, which presents a historical overview of government programs in creating and maintaining the health care system and places health reform in the context of an ongoing evolutionary process. He is also the author of “Health Care Regulation in America: Complexity, Confrontation and Compromise,” a comprehensive overview of health care regulation, also published by Oxford University Press.

His recent scholarly work has focused on health reform and its effects on the structure of the health care system, ethical issues in vaccines and policy implications of genetic databases. His work has appeared in the University of Pennsylvania Law Review, Villanova Law Review, the Drexel Law Review, Health Affairs, Vaccine and the Journal of Clinical Oncology. He writes a blog for the Philadelphia Inquirer on health policy, entitled “The Field Clinic,” which features 14 prominent Philadelphia health care leaders as regular contributors.

Before joining the Drexel faculty, Professor Field founded and chaired the Department of Health Policy and Public Health at University of Sciences in Philadelphia, where he was also professor of health policy. Previously, he led business planning and development for the primary care network of the University of Pennsylvania Health System. He has also conducted health policy research at the Institute of Medicine of the National Academy of Sciences and the Center for Law and Health Sciences at Boston University, practiced health law with the Philadelphia firm of Ballard Spahr, LLP, and directed public policy research for Cigna Corporation.

Professor Field earned his JD at the Columbia University School of Law, where he was associate editor of the Columbia Journal of Environmental Law.

Twitter – @RobertIField
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Arthur Leonard Caplan PhD

Director of the Division of Medical Ethics; former University of Pennsylvania Bioethicist, NYU Langone Medical Center

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Currently the Drs. William F and Virginia Connolly Mitty Professor and founding head of the Division of Bioethics at New York University Langone Medical Center in New York City.

He is the co-founder and Dean of Research of the NYU Sports and Society Program and the head of the ethics program in the Global Institute for Public Health at NYU.

Prior to coming to NYU he was the Sidney D. Caplan Professor of Bioethics at the University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine in Philadelphia where he created the Center for Bioethics and the Department of Medical Ethics. Caplan has also taught at the University of Minnesota, where he founded the Center for Biomedical Ethics, the University of Pittsburgh, and Columbia University. He received his PhD from Columbia University.

Twitter – @ArthurCaplan | @NYULMC | @pophealthNYC |@nyuschoolofmed
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