Scott A. Berkowitz, M.D. ’03, M.B.A. ’03
Fellow on the Senate Finance Committee

Larry C. Horowitz, M.D. ’69
Chief of staff and personal physician to the late Sen. Edward M. Kennedy

William L. Kissick, M.D. ’57, M.P.H. ’59, Dr.Ph. ’61
Member of the 11-person task force that developed Medicare

Howard K. Koh, M.D. ’77, M.P.H.
Assistant secretary for health in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Donald O. Lyman, M.D. ’68
Chief of California’s Division of Chronic Disease and Injury Control and architect of statewide anti-tobacco campaign

Brenda M. Ritson, M.D. ’06
Fellow in the office of then-Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton and the Women’s Research and Education Institute, 2005


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• International health and research
• The front lines of clinical practice
• Military medicine
• Biotech, pharma, and business
• Academic medicine
• Physician/writers.