Dr. Rice is an internationally-recognized authority on healthcare policy, governance, and strategy development. He currently leads a large initiative between Management Sciences for Health and the US Agency for International Development (USAID) in Washington DC charged with strengthening leadership and governance of health systems in low and middle income nations in Arica, Asia and Latin America. (more).
MARION CASPERS-MERK, M.A.
Former State Secretary, Federal Ministry of Health, Germany
Marion Caspers-Merk works as a senior consultant for National and International Health Organizations. During her political career she had a key role in health reforms in Germany. She served as a Deputy Minister for seven years and was the Drug Commissioner of the Federal Government, who implemented tobacco control policy to Germany. (more)
ANGELA COULTER, PhD, Hon FFPH, Hon FRCGP
Angela Coulter is a health policy analyst and researcher who specialises in patient and public involvement in healthcare. She is Director of Global Initiatives at the Foundation for Informed Medical Decision Making, Boston, and Senior Research Scientist at the Department of Public Health, University of Oxford (more).
JUDIT J. CSISZAR MD, MSc.Ed, MBA
Judit Csiszar is a seasoned global health professional with 30 years of experience in healthcare , 15 years in health professional education and international health development. Dr Csiszar has started her career as a medical doctor in the Hungarian National Health Services before she has engaged in international health programmes 15 years ago. Her first assignments included work with IOM, Phare and WHO focusing on the training and development of human resources for health in the post-conflict environment of the Western Balkans region before she joined Project HOPE in 2000 to become its regional director for Europe. (more)
TED H. TULCHINSKY MD, MPH
Prof. Tulchinsky is Adjunct Associate Professor at the Braun School of Public Health and Community Medicine at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem and is responsible teaching Organization of Public Health Services in the International Master of Public Health Program. He organized and conducted mentoring projects for new schools of public health in countries of Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union in developing new schools of Public Health. He was responsible for the Visiting Faculty programs conducted at the Braun SPH with participants from many countries in Central and Eastern Europe, Russia, Central Asian Republics and in cooperation with the WHO Collaborating Center on Public Health Workforce Development, from China (more).
DONCHO M. DONEV MD, Ph.D, MSc.Ed, MBA
Prof. Donev is a Public Health expert with more than 30 years experience in the field of public health (social medicine). He has been Director of the Institute for Social Medicine, Ss Cyril and Methodius University Medical Faculty in Skopje, Macedonia, since 1998. He is a national counterpart of WHO with an active contribution for preparing the European Strategy for Prevention and Control of Non-communicable Diseases, as well as for preparing the National Strategy and Action Plan for Prevention and Control of Non-communicable Diseases in Macedonia. (more)