Dr. Joseph West

Dr. Joseph West is an epidemiologist, population health and data analytics leader with over 15 years of experience in healthcare, research, and enterprise consulting. He’s received approximately $7 million as a Principal Investigator from NIH, CDC, WKKF, Blue Cross and Blue Shield and others. Dr. West is published in dozens of academic and industry journals and received several public health awards and is a recognized leader in the development of outcomes-based healthcare, value-based models and LEAN processes.

Dr. West is a co-founder and former Chief Population Health Officer for NextLevel Health Illinois, a full-risk Medicaid HMO. Prior to launching the HMO, he served as the lead-population health consultant to Altus Accountable Care Entity (ACE). He began his career as the lead epidemiologist and Co-Director for Mount Sinai Hospital -Sinai Urban Health Institute in Chicago. Dr. West has defined population health metrics for value-based contracts and HMO-contracting with the State of Illinois and has Co-Chaired Governor’s Office of Health Innovation and Transformation (GoHIT) and Population Health Subject Matter expert for 1115 Waiver.

He currently lectures on Epidemiology, Public Health, and Research Methodology. His research focus is Research Initiative on Community Trauma and Responsive Care.

Dr. West received his epidemiology training at the Harvard School of Public Health (Masters of Science and Doctorate of Science). He earned his undergraduate degree in Sociology (Medical Sociology; Methods) from University of Illinois – Urbana. He has received several awards and media recognition for his work.
Dr. Joseph West Curriculum Vitae

Marc J. Lane

Marc J. Lane, a nationally recognized business and tax attorney, Master Registered Financial Planner, Registered Financial Counselor, and Certified Investment Specialist, is the President of The Law Offices of Marc J. Lane and the Founder of Marc J. Lane Wealth Group (www.MarcJLane.com).

He is an expert on entrepreneurship and entrepreneurial finance, and an influential advocate of best corporate governance practices. Twice a recipient of the Illinois State Bar Association’s Lincoln Award, Marc, a “Leading Illinois Attorney” and “Illinois Super Lawyer,” has consistently earned an “AV® Preeminent™” rating in the Martindale-Hubbell Legal Directory, the highest ranking awarded. Martindale-Hubbell also includes him in its Bar Registry of Preeminent Attorneys. By appointment of Gov. Pat Quinn, he served as Chairman of the State of Illinois’ Task Force on Social Innovation, Entrepreneurship, and Enterprise; and by appointment of Commissioner Jesus “Chuy” Garcia, serves as Vice Chairman of the Cook County Commission on Social Innovation.

Marc, who has taught Entrepreneurial Finance and the nation’s first law school course on Social Enterprise at Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law, is an innovator in helping social impact stakeholders leverage capital to maximize financial results while driving positive social change. He is also the pioneer behind the Advocacy Investing® approach to socially responsible and mission-related investing(www.AdvocacyInvesting.com).

Marc has successfully championed Low-profit Limited Liability Company (L3C) laws throughout the nation, authorizing the new hybrid business form which can leverage foundations’ program-related investments to access trillions of dollars of market-driven capital for ventures with modest financial prospects, but the possibility of major social impact. A past Director of Social Enterprise Alliance (SEA), he spearheaded the launch of its Chicago chapter, which he continues to serve as its Chairman.

He is the author of 36 books including Social Enterprise: Empowering Mission-Driven Entrepreneurs (American Bar Association), The Mission-Driven Venture: Business Solutions to the World’s Most Vexing Social Problems(John Wiley and Sons), and Representing Corporate Officers and Directors and LLC Managers(Aspen Publishers).

Rear Admiral (ret) James M. Galloway, MD, FACP, FACC

Rear Admiral (ret) James M. Galloway, MD, FACP, FACC is a United States medical doctor and Public Health physician who provides leadership and expertise to health care systems, nonprofit service organizations and innovative social enterprises in the health and public health arenas. Dr. Galloway served as the Assistant US Surgeon General, Rear Admiral in the United States Public Health Service and the Regional Health Administrator for the United States Department of Health and Human Services for the six eastern states that comprise Region V under Presidents Bush and Obama. He also served as the Senior Federal Official for Health for Pandemic Influenza and Bioterrorism for the Department of Homeland Security’s Region C, which includes an additional six states. Subsequently, Dr. Galloway was the lead for one of CDC’s lead efforts as the Director of the Office of Health System Collaboration, integrating clinical care and public health at a national level.

Dr. Galloway is also an author, having published over 170 articles, abstracts, book chapters and one book, Primary Care of Native American Patients: Diagnosis, Therapy and Epidemiology. He has received numerous awards, including being named to Best Doctors in America, and receiving the Surgeon General’s Exemplary Service Medal, USPHS Clinical Physician of the Year, Outstanding Clinician for the Indian Health Service nationally in 1997 and has been twice awarded the Secretary of Health and Human Services’ Award for Distinguished Service as well as recognitions from the Governor of Arizona and the Mayor of Chicago.
Dr. James Galloway Curriculum Vitae

Mary Frances De Rose

Mary Frances De Rose is the Chairperson, Perisphere Partnership, and the Founder & Director of the Design Lab for Human Flourishing [DLfHF]. Previously, she served as a National Endowment for the Arts management fellow before returning to Denver to work with the Mayor’s Commission on Cultural Affairs and the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center.
As a researcher and funder, she has collaborated with music thanatologists, senior theatre producers, narrative gerontologists, multi-disciplinary art therapists, hospital-based sculptors, age-friendly museum specialists, and resident dancers in long-term care facilities.

After a decade of practice as an architect and urban designer (and in concert with her experience as a family caregiver), De Rose developed the VESTA Project, an evidence-based environmental modification service for patients living with dementia. Over 30 years, VESTA has served more than 6,000 families by renovating their homes and providing extensive aging-in-place support services. She was a Sullivan Post-Doctoral Fellow at the Art Institute of Chicago where she studied product design for older adults.

Mary Frances currently advises communities world-wide on the measurement of age discrimination in housing and the development of age-friendly plans—and she teaches Environmental Gerontology and Design Thinking for the Management of Aging Services program at the McCormack Graduate School of Policy at UMass Boston and is an Adjunct Lecturer in Gerontology at Concordia University. Mary Frances De Rose Bio