Mara Bloom, Executive Director, Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center @MassGeneralNews
Bill Kassler, Chief Medical Officer, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, New England Region @CMSGov
Soeren Mattke, Senior Scientist and Managing Director, RAND Health Advisory Services @RANDCorporation
Mara Bloom joined the Cancer Center as executive director in March 2009. She provides oversight for all cancer operations and works closely with leadership to develop the strategic direction of the Cancer Center. Mara previously worked as the director of oncology services at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital for the Columbia and Cornell Cancer programs. At NYP, she also served as director of strategic and operational planning.
Steve Clemons is Washington editor at large for The Atlantic and editor of Atlantic Live. He writes frequently about politics and foreign affairs.
Clemons is a senior fellow and the founder of the American Strategy Program at the New America Foundation, a centrist think tank in Washington, D.C., where he previously served as executive vice president. He writes and speaks frequently about the D.C. political scene, foreign policy, and national security issues, as well as domestic and global economic-policy challenges.
Soeren Mattke is a senior scientist at the RAND Corporation, a professor at the Pardee RAND Graduate School, and the managing director of RAND Health Advisory Services. Mattke is an expert in evaluating new technologies and products as well as innovative approaches to organizing and delivering health care services, especially for chronic care. He has worked with a long list of leading pharmaceutical, device, and health care technology companies and is helping his clients worldwide on how to measure and communicate the value of their innovations. He is advising clients on strategic planning decisions, product approval applications, coverage and reimbursement strategy, post-market product development, and corporate communications. Mattke received his M.D. from the University of Munich and his M.P.H. and D.Sc. from the Harvard School of Public Health.