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In this final release of all-star names for our TEDMED 2012 speaker roster, we present yet another incredible group of presenters who will share unique and awe-inspiring views of the future of health and medicine.
SO TECHNOLOGY IS A CRUTCH…YOU GOT A PROBLEM WITH THAT?
President & CEO, Skoll Global Threats Fund
HOW DO YOU PERFORM A $2.6 TRILLION BALANCING ACT?
Chair, Department of Genomic Medicine & Scientific Director, Institute of Applied Cancer Science, MD Anderson Cancer Center
CAN MEDICAL INDUSTRY AND MEDICAL RESEARCH LIVE HAPPILY EVER AFTER?
Director, Minimally Invasive Surgical Technology, Texas Heart Institute
DO WE HAVE THE HEART TO IMPROVE ON NATURE?
Co-Founder, Stand Up To Cancer & Special Correspondent, ABC News
WHO’S STANDING UP TO CANCER NOW?
Commissioner, U.S. Food and Drug Administration
WHAT WOULD YOU DECIDE IF 311 MILLION LIVES DEPENDED ON IT?
Professional Big-Wave Surfer
CAN YOU STILL HANG 10 WHEN YOU’RE PUSHING 40?
Jazz Pianist & Composer
WHAT’S INSPIRING ABOUT A COMA?
Author, Ultramarathon Champion
WHAT MADE ME RUN FOR MY LIFE?
Billy Jean King
Champion for Social Equality & Former Tennis Professional
CAN WE GET AMERICA MOVING AGAIN?
Director, Cardiovascular Surgery Research, Texas Heart Institute
IF YOU HAVE AN ARTIFICIAL HEART, DOES THAT MAKE YOU HEARTLESS?
Professional Volley Ball Player & Women’s Health Advocate
FUN, SUN, STAY, PLAY, WILL IT ALWAYS BE THIS WAY?
Executive Director & Founder, USC Center for Body Computing
CAN WE GET 8 BILLION HEARTBEATS ON SPEED DIAL?
CAN WE RESHAPE YOUR PERCEPTIONS WITHOUT SAYING A WORD?
President and CEO, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
WHAT HAVE WE LEARNED ABOUT TACKLING “GREAT CHALLENGES?”
Co-Founder & CEO, Health Leads
CAN WE REWRITE THE DNA OF THE HEALTHCARE SYSTEM?
President & CEO, Alliance for Aging Research
DO CELLS HAVE A MID-LIFE CRISIS?
Founder, Stephen Petronio Company
CAN A DARING DANCE REVEAL A DARING TRUTH?
IF ART IMITATES LIFE, WHAT DOES LIFE IMITATE?