TEDMED 2012 Program Schedule for April 12 & 13

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TEDMED 2012 Program Schedule

APRIL 12 & 13

Thomas W. Keating Bioresearch Building, Conference Room 103

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TEDMED2012 PROGRAM

SESSIONS 7 – 11

THURSDAY, APRIL 12, 2012

SESSION 7 | 8:15 – 10:45 am

Moderator: Alexander G. Chiu, MD,
Chief, Division of Otolaryngology – Head and neck Surgery, University of Arizona Medical Center; Professor of Surgery, University of Arizona College of Medicine

HIEP NGUYEN
Director, Robotic Surgery, Research, and Training Center and the Pediatric
TeleUrology Service at Children’s Hospital Boston
“What if R D was your doctor?”

MARY “MISSY” CUMMINGS
Director, MIT Humans and Automation Laboratory
“Can a ‘computer co-pilot’ help anyone be a surgeon?”

BASIL TWIST
Artistic Director, Tandem Otter Productions
“If art imitates life, what does life imitate?”

ED GAVAGAN
Co-founder, Design Starts Here
“Does a stitch in time save nine?”

ROBERT GUPTA
Founder/Artistic Director, Street Symphony
“Does beauty have the power to heal?”

BARBARA BASS
Director, Methodist Institute for Technology, Innovation, and Education
“What is the surgeon’s flight simulator?”

SESSION 8 | 11:15 am – 2:00 pm

Moderator: Allan Hamilton, MD,
Executive Director, Arizona Simulation Technology and Education Center; Professor of Surgery, University of Arizona College of Medicine

GAIL MCGOVERN
President and CEO of the American Red Cross
“What happens when one person’s disease becomes everybody’s business?”

STEPHEN PETRONIO
Founder, Stephen Petronio Company
“Can a daring dance reveal a daring truth?”

JONATHAN GLASS
Director of the Emory ALS Center, Department of Neurology, Emory University

NICK BOULIS
Founder, Boulis Laboratory, Emory University School of Medicine

OTIS BRAWLEY
Chief Medical Officer, American Cancer Society
“War On Cancer, Year 40: who’s winning?”

JON COHEN
Senior Vice President, Chief Medical Officer and Director of Hospital Services, Quest Diagnostics
“Why don’t patients behave like consumers?”

GABBY REECE
Professional Beach Volleyball Player and Women’s Health Advocate

LAIRD HAMILTON
Professional Big-Wave Surfer

SESSION 9 | 2:00 pm – 5:45 pm

Moderator: David Armstrong, DPM, MD, PhD, Director, Southern Arizona Limb Salvage Alliance; Professor of Surgery, University of Arizona College of Medicine

STEVE CONNELL
Internationally Acclaimed Spoken Word Artist, Playwright, Actor, Poet

SEKOU ANDREWS
Internationally Acclaimed Spoken Word Artist, Playwright, Actor, Poet

BEN GOLDACRE
Best-Selling Author, Broadcaster, M.D.
“Where’s the rest of the data iceberg?”

JOHN WESLEY HARDING
Musician & Best-Selling Author
“Are we calling off the experiment?”

JOEL SALATIN
Beyond Organic Farmer and Author
“Can real food from real farms lead to real health?”

BILLIE JEAN KING
Founder and Honorary Chair, Women’s Sports Foundation, President’s Council on Fitness, Sports and Nutrition, 2009 Presidential Medal of Freedom Recipient

KATIE COURIC
Co-Founder, Stand Up To Cancer and Special Correspondent, ABC News

JILL SOBULE
Singer, Songwriter
“Take three songs and call me in the morning, OK?”

Friday, April 13

Thomas W. Keating Bioresearch Building, Conference Room 103

SESSION 11 | 8:15 – 11:00 am

Moderator: Larissa Allen, MD
UA Fellow

JILL SOBULE
Singer, Songwriter
“Take three songs and call me in the morning, OK?”

LESLIE SAXON
Executive Director & Founder, USC Center for Body Computing
“Can we get –billion heart beats on speed dial?”

ALI ANSARY
Co-Founder, SeventyK
“So technology is a crutch…you got a problem with that?”

MARK HYMAN
Author & Chairman, Institute for Functional Medicine
“If we can’t cure the patient, can the community do it?”

JAY LOMBARD
Chief Scientific Officer, Genomind
“What’s the new map for mental illness?”

CHRIS PRICE
Singer, Songwriter
“What price Health?”

 

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