Founder, Center for Health Transformation
Former Speaker Newt Gingrich is the founder of the Center for Health Transformation, a collaboration of leaders dedicated to the creation of a 21st Century Intelligent Health System that saves lives and saves money. Read more...
Ann Albright, PhD, RD
Director, Division of Diabetes Translation
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Dr. Ann Albright assumed the post of Director, Division of Diabetes Translation (DDT) in January 2007. As director, Dr. Albright leads a team of more than 100 who strive to eliminate the preventable burden of diabetes through leadership, research programs and policies that translate science into practice. Read more...
Bob Babbage is the national managing partner of Babbage Cofounder, a government relations and corporate business development firm. Babbage Cofounder helps companies improve results in all aspects of lobbying, communications, business and government relationship management and issues advocacy. Read more...
Daniel G. Garrett
Senior Director, Medication Adherence Programs
American Pharmacists Association Foundation
As senior director for medication adherence programs for the APhA Foundation, Dan Garrett leads the Patient Self-Management program, which is focused on replicating and expanding the “Asheville Project Model” for large employers in diverse markets. Read more...
Medicare Diabetes Screening Project
Jay Hedlund manages the Medicare Diabetes Screening Project: A National Drive to Find the Undiagnosed for Novo Nordisk Inc. The goal of the Project is to promote utilization of free Medicare diabetes prevention screening benefits for the more than 16 million beneficiaries with undiagnosed diabetes or pre-diabetes. Read more...
Robert A. Ingram
Vice Chairman, Pharmaceuticals
Mr. Ingram serves as Vice Chairman Pharmaceuticals at GlaxoSmithKline (plc), and previously served as the Chief Operating Officer and President of Pharmaceutical operations.
Host, CNBC's dLifeTV
Nicole Johnson, Miss America 1999, is an international diabetes advocate. She travels extensively promoting awareness, prevention, and early detection of the condition she shares.
Francine Kaufman, M.D.
The Keck School of Medicine
Annenberg School of Communications
The University of Southern California
Dr. Kaufman has published more than 220 peer-reviewed and invited articles. She is the author of more than 30 books or book chapters. In 2005 her book, Diabesity, was published by Bantam.
Summit Honorary Co-Chair
She was born in “city hall” so perhaps it was destiny that Sylvia L. Lovely is one of the country’s most provocative voices on leadership, personal responsibility and community engagement.
Dr. Dan Mongiardo
Lt. Governor of Kentucky
The story of Lieutenant Governor Daniel Mongiardo is a uniquely American story and a
uniquely Kentucky story. Caring for others has been the hallmark of Dr. Daniel Mongiardo’s career in both the private and public sectors.
R. Stewart Perry
Stewart Perry was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes in 1990, since that time he has been actively involved in the American Diabetes Association. Stewart was the Chairman of the Bluegrass Chapter for many years and helped organize many of the fundraising events still in existence. Read more...
Summit Honorary Co-Chair
Veteran journalist Al Smith of Lexington, who retired in November as the longtime host/producer of KET’s Comment on Kentucky show, is the newest recipient of Leadership Kentucky’s Flame of Excellence Award for statewide leadership. Read more...