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The Global Health Crisis Coordination Center (GHC3) was tasked by the CDC Foundation to share information and coordinate resources between public health, private sectors and philanthropic organizations during this public health crisis through: 

The world’s best minds

in healthcare, emergency response, business and technology working together.


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Ken Berta

Executive Director
For the past 10 years, Ken was a senior executive at Philips Healthcare most recently...
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Monte Wilson

Incident Commander
Mr. Wilson has over 20 years of senior leadership experience in hospital administration...
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Rob Breiman, MD

Chief Scientific Officer
With an over 30 year career in public health and academia, Dr. Breiman was most recently...
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Leo Weakland

Director, Public Health Planning and Operations
Mr. Weakland has more than 30 years of experience directing and managing international...
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Stephanie Adams

Director of Life Science
Dr. Adams has more than 20 years of experience in the Biotech and Pharmaceutical industry....
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Brandy Mai

Director of Public Information
For two decades, Brandy has worked extensively in communications and public information...
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Special Advisors

Judith Monroe, MD

Co-Chair, GHC3, COVID-19 Committee
Dr. Judith Monroe, president and CEO of the CDC Foundation, has dedicated her career to protecting people and saving lives...
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Clark Dean

Co-Chair, GHC3, COVID-19 Committee
As Co-Chair of GHC3, Clark Dean helps directs the organizations operations, strategic vision and partnerships. Clark is a Partner...
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Russell M. Medford, MD, PhD

Co-Chair, GHC3, COVID-19 Committee and Chairman, Board of Directors, Center for Global Health Innovation, Inc.
Russell M. Medford, MD, PhD is Chairman and CEO of Covanos, Inc, an Atlanta-based development...
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David Hartnett

Senior Advisor, GHC3, COVID-19 Committee Board of Directors, Center for Global Health Innovation, Inc
As chief economic development officer at the Metro Atlanta Chamber, David leads the...
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Maria Thacker Goethe

Chief Executive Officer, Center for Global Health Innovation
Maria Thacker Goethe has over 13 years of experience in non-profit management and development. She was appointed...
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Charles Redding

Co-Chair, Planning Committee, GHC3, COVID-19 Committee
Charles Redding has served as CEO and President of MedShare International, Inc. since 2014...
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David A. Ross, ScD

Senior Advisor, GHC3, COVID-19 Committee
David A. Ross, ScD, took office as The Task Force’s third president and chief executive officer (CEO)...
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Robert M. Lubitz, MD, MPH

Senior Advisor, GHC3, COVID-19 Committee
Dr. Bob Lubitz brings nearly 30 years of experience as a physician-executive in academic and...
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Patrick O’Carroll, MD, MPH

Senior Advisor, GHC3, COVID-19 Committee
Patrick O’Carroll, MD, MPH, FACPM, FACMI, is a member of the Executive Team at The Task Force...
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Mike Pasilla

Special Advisor
Former CEO of Merchant Services & Vice Chairman @ JP Morgan Chase & Company & former CEO of Elavon

Steve Gertz

11|Ten Innovation Partners Co-Founder and Rhythmic Ventures Chairman
Steve Gertz is known nationally as a business development authority with 25+ years of experience...
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Margaret K. Offermann MD, PhD

CEO, Oncospherix, Inc.
Margaret K. Offermann, MD, PhD is founding President and Chief Executive Officer of OncoSpherix...
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Fatima Paruk

Chief Medical Information Officer, US Health & Life Science, Microsoft
Dr. Paruk recently joined Microsoft’s US Health & Life Sciences Industry Team. Dr. Paruk brings with...
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Jeff Dunkel

CEO of NuHope
Jeff Dunkel serves as the CEO of NuHope, a multispecialty outpatient approach which delivers optimal outcomes...
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Jacky Wright

Chief Digital Officer, Microsoft

Patricia Obermaier

Vice President, US Health and Life Sciences , Microsoft
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Chris Moose

Partner, Life Sciences and Healthcare, IBM

Andrés Irlando

SVP & President Public Sector and Verizon Connect at Verizon
Mark Adams

Mark Adams

Director of Emergency Management, Delta

Dan Gagnon

Vice President of Marketing, Global Healthcare Strategy, UPS

Steven Lazer

Global Healthcare CTO , Dell

Liz Blake

Senior Vice President, Advocacy and Government Affairs (ret.) , Habitat for Humanity

Katie Kirkpatrick, P.E.

President and CEO Metro Atlanta Chamber

Dave Wilkinson

Chief Executive Officer , Atlanta Police Foundation

Patricia Fritz

Vice President, US Corporate Affairs, UCB, Inc.

James Lewis

Co-Founder and CEO 11|TEN Innovation Partners

Julia Lauria

Vice President of Athlete Branding at SportsTrust Advisors


Managing Partner, Deloitte

Connor Reddick

Founder and CEO, Very Good Ideas

Larry Mieldezis

Chief Technology Officer, ClickDimensions

Jeramy Ragsdale

Chief Executive Officer, THRIVE
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Justin Clay

Vice President, Communications and External Affairs, NCR Corporation
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Leon Stoltz

Chairman and CEO at Stoltz One International
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Kevin Heath

Executive Vice President, Partner Development and Contracting, OMNIA Partners


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