Keynote Speakers

“Health Inequities and the Making of Race: A Short History”
Rana Hogarth, Ph.D.

A professor of history at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, Dr. Hogarth is also author of the book Medicalizing Blackness: Making Racial Difference in the Atlantic World, 1780-1840.

Hanna Stevens

“Protecting Brain Development for the Sake of Mental Health”
Hanna Stevens, M.D., Ph.D.

A graduate of the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign M.D./Ph.D. program, Dr. Stevens is now associate professor of psychiatry at the University of Iowa.

“The Future of Medical Innovation and Education: How We Can Prepare the Future Clinicians Today”
Anthony Chang, M.D., M.P.H.

Dr. Chang, a pediatric cardiologist and entrepreneur, serves as Chief Intelligence and Innovation Officer (CIIO) and Medical Director of the Heart Failure Program at Children’s Hospital of Orange County, Calif.