Thank you to all who helped make the 2023 Annual Conference a great success!
Held on Friday, November 17th, 2023, Seaport Hotel, Boston
Dr. Mallika Marshall, MD
Medical Reporter, WBZ 4, CBS News Boston
Mallika Marshall, MD is an Emmy-award-winning journalist and physician who has served as the HealthWatch Anchor for CBS Boston/WBZ-TV for over 20 years. A practicing physician Board Certified in both Internal Medicine and Pediatrics, Dr. Marshall serves on staff at Harvard Medical School and practices at Massachusetts General Hospital at the MGH Chelsea Urgent Care and the MGH Revere Health Center, where she is currently working on the frontlines caring for patients with COVID-19. She is also a Host and Contributing Editor for Harvard Health Publications (HHP), the publishing division of Harvard Medical School.
Dr. Marshall has been a regular contributor on the CBS Early Show, the CBS Evening News, CBS Newspath, the digital streaming news service CBSN, and was the Medical Contributor on Katie Couric’s daytime talk show “Katie.” She also served as the Medical Director for Everyday Health, digital media’s popular source of medical news. Dr. Marshall hosted “Dr. Mallika Marshall,” a series of health news reports that was nationally syndicated. She was also an Associate Editor of the Harvard Medical School Family Health Guide and a Contributing Editor for the Harvard Medical School-affiliated website, InteliHealth.
A graduate of Harvard College, Dr. Marshall received her medical degree with high honors at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) School of Medicine. She completed her medical residency at Harvard in both Internal medicine and Pediatrics.
Dr. Marshall is the recipient of numerous awards and was recently named one of Boston’s Most Impactful Black Women. Her outstanding health reporting was recently recognized with a New England Emmy Award. Dr. Marshall is writing a series of children’s books that will deliver healthy messages in entertaining stories for school-age children. She lives in the greater Boston area with her husband and three children.
Dr. Marty Makary, MD, MPH
New York Times Bestselling Author, Medical Commentator, Public Policy Expert, and Health Care Futurist
Dr. Marty Makary is a New York Times bestselling author and health care expert at Johns Hopkins University. Marty is the recipient of the 2020 Business Book of the Year Award for his most recent book, The Price We Pay.
Dr. Makary served in leadership at the World Health Organization and is a member of the National Academy of Medicine. A public health researcher, he leads a Johns Hopkins project on the “re-design of health care” to make health care more reliable, holistic, and coordinated, especially for vulnerable populations. He leads national efforts to increase medical transparency and lower health care costs for everyday businesses and consumers.
Clinically, Dr. Makary is the chief of Islet Transplant Surgery at Johns Hopkins and is the recipient of the Nobility in Science Award from the National Pancreas Foundation. He has been a visiting professor at over 25 medical schools, has published over 250 peer-reviewed scientific articles, and writes for the Wall Street Journal and the Washington Post.
He is the New York Times bestselling author of two books, The Price We Pay, which has been described by Steve Forbes as “A must-read for every American” and Unaccountable, which was turned into the hit T.V. series, The Resident. A graduate of Bucknell, Thomas Jefferson, and Harvard Universities, he completed his surgical residency at Georgetown University and his specialty training at Johns Hopkins Hospital.
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