A panel of healthcare experts share how women can stay healthy while still being successful. Moderated by Karen Tumulty, National Political Correspondent, The Washington Post, Leah Binder, President & Chief Executive Officer, The Leapfrog Group, Carolyn M. Clancy, M.D., Director, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), Phyllis E. Greenberger, M.S.W., President & Chief Executive Officer, Society for Women's Health Research, and Ranit Mishori, M.D., M.H.S., Professor, Georgetown University Medical Center, are in discussion.
Leah Binder is President and chief executive officer of The Leapfrog Group. Ms. Binder also sits on numerous boards and councils, is a regular contributor to Forbes.com and the Wall Street Journal online forum, and has appeared on Modern Healthcare’s List of the 100 Most Influential People in Healthcare for the past four years. Before joining Leapfrog, Ms. Binder worked at an award-winning rural hospital network in Farmington, Maine and also served in New York Mayor Rudolph Giuliani’s office. Ms. Binder started her career at the National League for Nursing. Ms. Binder received her Bachelor’s degree from Brandeis University and has two Master’s degrees from the University of Pennsylvania.
Carolyn M. Clancy
Carolyn M. Clancy, M.D. is the director of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ). Prior to her appointment, Dr. Clancy was director of AHRQ’s Center for Outcomes and Effectiveness Research. Dr. Clancy, a general internist and health services researcher, holds an academic appointment as clinical associate professor in the Department of Medicine at George Washington University School of Medicine and serves as senior associate editor of Health Services Research. Dr. Clancy was also an assistant professor in the Department of Internal Medicine at the Medical College of Virginia and a Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation Fellow at the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Clancy received her Bachelor’s degree from Boston College and Doctor of Medicine degree from the University of Massachusetts Medical School.
Phyllis E. Greenberger
Phyllis E. Greenberger, M.S.W., is president and chief executive officer of the Society for Women’s Health Research (SWHR). Ms. Greenberger is the first and only president and chief executive officer of SWHR since its founding in 1990. Ms. Greenberger also serves on the Scientific Advisory Board for WomenHeart; is a board member of the Interstitial Cystitis Association; resides on the Editorial Board for Shape magazine; serves on the Women’s Task Force for the National Hemophilia Foundation; and is a member of the International Women’s Forum for the National Association of Professional Women (NAPW). Ms. Greenberger has been named as one of The Medical Herald’s twenty most influential women in medicine today, one of Washingtonian Magazine’s 100 Most Powerful Women in 2006 and was awarded Women’s Day magazine’s 2006 “Red Dress Award” and was named in 2010 as one of 50 “Women Who Are Changing the World.” She was also named the 2013 “Woman of the Year” by NAPW. Ms. Greenberger received a Bachelor’s degree from Syracuse University and Master of Social Work from The Catholic University of America.
Ranit Mishori, M.D., M.H.S. is the director of the Department of Family Medicine’s Global Health Initiatives at Georgetown University and also serves as an attending physician at the Georgetown University Providence Hospital Family Medicine Residency Program. She previously served as Georgetown’s Family Medicine clerkship director for two years and has directed or co-directed other courses at the school as an associate professor and member of the Georgetown teaching faculty. Dr. Mishori reports extensively on health and medicine and has published more than 200 articles over the past decade. She often represents Georgetown University on TV, radio, print and web-based news outlets and is a contributing Health Editor for Parade Magazine and regular contributor to The Washington Post Health Section, among other publications. Dr. Mishori received her Bachelor’s degree from Columbia University, Master of Health Science degree from Johns Hopkins University’s Bloomberg School of Public Health and Doctor of Medicine degree from Georgetown University School of Medicine.
Susan K. Neely
Susan K. Neely is president and chief executive officer of the American Beverage Association. The association is the leading policy and public education advocate for the non-alcoholic beverage industry which includes some of the world’s most respected brands such as Coca-Cola, Pepsi-Cola, Dr Pepper, Nestlé Water, Gatorade, Tropicana, Minute Maid, Lipton, Snapple and Vitamin Water. Ms. Neely has been named one of the nation’s top association chief executive officers by CEO Update every year since 2009.
Prior to joining American Beverage Association, Ms. Neely was one of the architects of the nation’s first Department of Homeland Security, where she served in both the White House and then in the department as assistant secretary for Public Affairs. She held senior positions in Congress and in the office of Governor Terry Branstad of Iowa. She also managed his first re-election campaign. Ms. Neely has had significant management, policy and advocacy experience, including executive positions with the Health Insurance Association of America and the Association of American Medical Colleges, as well as the founder and general manager of a Young & Rubicam subsidiary in Washington, D.C.
Neely currently serves as a director on the boards of the Global Child Nutrition Foundation, the American Society of Association Executives, the National Presbyterian School and the International Women’s Forum. She received the 2011 Global Citizen of the Year Award from the Whitehead School of Diplomacy and International Relations at Seton Hall University.
Karen Tumulty is national political correspondent for The Washington Post. Before joining the Post, Ms. Tumulty wrote for TIME from 1994 to 2010. While with TIME, Ms. Tumulty served as national political correspondent, congressional correspondent and White House correspondent. Prior to joining TIME, Ms. Tumulty spent 14 years at the Los Angeles Times where she reported on Congress, business, energy and economics out of Los Angeles, New York and Washington, D.C. Ms. Tumulty began her career at the now-defunct San Antonio Light. Ms. Tumulty received her Bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Texas-Austin and Master’s degree in business administration from Harvard Business School.