Shafiq Rab, MD Senior Vice President & Chief Information Officer, Rush University Medical Center
Dr. Shafiq Rab is an inspirational and visionary health care leader who serves as a catalyst for the transformation of healthcare delivery through the use of technology in an innovative and fiscally responsible manner. One of Becker’s Hospital Review’s 100 Hospital CIOs to know, Dr. Rab brings forward thinking, business-oriented, and Lean Six Sigma methodologies to the forefront of healthcare’s transformation as a driving force in ACO population health management and integrated health information exchanges, hospital joint ventures, ambulatory practice partnerships, and oncology practices.
Rev. Bonnie Rodgers Condon, MA., MTS, VP, Community Health and Faith Outreach for Advocate Health Care has system accountability for strategy and execution of Community Health, Community Health Needs Assessment, Community Benefit and Faith Outreach including Congregational Health Partnerships and Faith Community Nursing. Bonnie believes complex community problems affecting health are most effectively addressed through collaborative coalitions. Bonnie received degrees from Purdue University, BA; Indiana University, MA and Beeson Divinity School, MTS. Bonnie is the mother of 5 and grandmother of 3.
Mona Siddiqui, MD, MPH Chief Data Officer, Department of Health & Human Services. Dr. Mona Siddiqui is currently serving as the Chief Data Officer for the Department of Health and Human Services where she is focused on building an enterprise wide data governance structure, streamlined data use agreements, creating a business analytics unit and developing strategic partnerships for data sharing with external stakeholders. Prior to this role, Dr. Siddiqui was at the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation working towards implementing a rapid cycle testing platform for payment models. She has also previously served with the White House Social and Behavioral Sciences Team (“nudge” unit) during the Obama Administration leading work in the health space. She has a MD from the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine and a masters in quantitative methods from the Harvard School of Public Health.
Altaf Husain is a native of Cleveland, Ohio , and a double alumnus of Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland , Ohio , having earned his B.S. in Biomedical Engineering and his M.S. in Social Work. He received his Ph.D. in Social Work from Howard University in Washington, D.C. Dr. Husain’s research interests include the mental health and integration of immigrant and refugee families, and especially Muslim adolescents, in the United States. Dr. Husain serves as the Vice President of the Yaqeen Institute for Islamic Research and an advisory board member of the Peaceful Families Project-dedicated to the prevention of domestic violence. His past service to the community includes serving as Vice President (US) of the Islamic Society of North America (ISNA), a two-term national president of the Muslim Students Association (MSA National) and an executive committee member of the Muslim Alliance in North America (MANA). Dr. Husain lives in Northern Virginia with his wife Mona and their four children.
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Jeremy McLellan, Comedian. Thrillist listed Jeremy McLellan as one of the Best Undiscovered Comedians in the country. Jeremy uses his sharp comedy to speak truth to power as he integrates a contemporary take on politics, immigration, Islamophobia or race, with a precision and destructiveness of a lethal joke assassin.
Jeremy was just honored as a New Face at the prestigious Montreal Just for Laughs Comedy Festival. Jeremy has also won the 2015 and 2016 Charleston Stand-Up Comedy Competition and was named Best Local Comic in the Charleston City Paper. With more than 430,000 followers on Facebook, his brand of liberal, sharp, topical, and sometimes twisted humor has found him playing to clubs, festivals and conferences around the world. Never one to shy away from controversy, McLellan provides humorous commentary on American politics, immigration, Islamophobia, and race.