Ling is the Executive Producer and host of This Is Life on CNN. She has also been a field correspondent for The Oprah Winfrey Show and a contributor to ABC News’ Nightline.
Dr. Stoffels is the Vice Chairman of the Executive Committee and Chief Scientific Officer at Johnson & Johnson. He spearheads the research and product pipeline by leading teams across all of the company’s sectors to set the company-wide innovation agenda, discovering and developing transformational healthcare solutions.
Dr. Piot is the Director of the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine and a Handa Professor of Global Health. In 1976, he co-discovered the Ebola virus. The prestigious posts he’s held include founding Executive Director of UNAIDS, Under Secretary-General of the United Nations, President of the International AIDS Society and Chair of the WHO Ebola Science Committee.
Dr. Laurencin is University Professor at the University of Connecticut and Chief Executive Officer of the Connecticut Convergence Institute at the University of Connecticut. He is an expert in health disparities and is the Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities, as well as a Core Faculty Member of the Africana Studies Institute at the University of Connecticut.
Rt Hon David Miliband is the President and CEO of the International Rescue Committee (IRC). He oversees the agency’s relief and development operations in more than 30 countries, its refugee resettlement and assistance programs throughout the United States and the IRC’s advocacy efforts in Washington and other capitals on behalf of the world’s most vulnerable people.
At the height of the outbreak in New York City, Dr. Ed Kuffner took a leave of absence from his job to volunteer at a Brooklyn hospital hard hit by the pandemic. He shares what the experience taught him about his own strengths—and ideas for coping during this unprecedented time.