Former CEO, UCI Health System
Howard Federoff, MD, PhD, is the former CEO of the UCI Health System and Vice Chancellor for Health Affairs after serving as the Dean of Medicine. Dr. Federoff led alignment between both clinical expansion and the expansion of academic and research missions. He oversaw the creation of the Susan Samueli Institute for Integrative Health, the Medical Innovation Institute, the Center for Precision and Population Health and co-founded the Institute for Future Health. Previously, he was EVP Health Sciences/Executive Dean at Georgetown University. A nationally renowned clinical and research leader and a groundbreaking investigator for neurological disorders, his research led to a new gene therapeutic trial in Parkinson’s disease, in predicting the onset of Alzheimer’s disease. He has published greater than 250 peer reviewed and invited articles and serves on editorial boards of five journals. He chaired the NIH RAC and the GTRP for NHLBI, was President for the ASNTR and President of ASENT, chair of the AAHC Board. He co-founded several biotechnology companies. He is an elected Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science and the National Academy of Inventors.
PRESENTERS: Wayne Jonas, Executive Director, Samueli Integrative Health Programs Gail C. Christopher, DN, Founder, The Ntianu Center for Nature and Healing Howard Federoff, UCI Health System Paul F. Pasquina, Colonel, U.S. Army (ret), Chief, Department of Rehabilitation, Walter Reed National Military Medical Center