PART 1: Clinical Perspectives
Monday, November 9 | 5:30 p.m.
New information about the novel coronavirus continues to change our understanding daily. This is your opportunity to hear up-to-the-moment clinical insights directly from national thought leaders.
Michael Calderwood, MD, MPH, FIDSA, is an Infectious Disease physician and the associate chief quality officer at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center. He obtained his bachelor’s in biology from Harvard University and his medical degree from the University of Chicago, followed by an internal medicine residency at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, an infectious diseases fellowship training in the combined program at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital, and a MPH from the Harvard School of Public Health. Following his training, he was a faculty member at Brigham and Women’s Hospital where he served as the associate director of Antimicrobial Stewardship and the assistant hospital epidemiologist, along with being a research investigator in the Therapeutic Research and Infectious Disease Epidemiology group in the Harvard Medical School Department of Population Medicine. In addition, he is an assistant professor of Medicine at the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth College.
Brian A. Moore, MD, FACS, is the director of the Ochsner Cancer Institute and an associate medical director for the South Shore region of Louisiana. He earned both his bachelor’s and medical degrees from Tulane University in Louisiana. He completed a residency in Otolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery at Vanderbilt University in Tennessee and a Head and Neck Surgical Oncology and Reconstruction fellowship at the University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center. After serving the United States Air Force at Eglin Air Force Base in Florida, he joined Ochsner in 2011 as the vice chair of the Department of Otolaryngology. He became the system chair in 2015. He serves on the Commission on Cancer as the representative of the American Head and Neck Society.
Trey Dobson, MD, is an Emergency Medicine Physician with Dartmouth-Hitchcock Health. He is an Instructor of Emergency Medicine at Dartmouth Geisel School of Medicine and the Chief Medical Officer for Southwestern Vermont Medical Center in Bennington, Vermont. Dr. Dobson serves on the Medical Executive Committee of Dartmouth-Hitchock and will join the Board of Trustees in January, 2021. He is the past president of the Vermont Medical Society and currently sits on the Governance Council. He performs medical practice peer review for the Vermont Program for Quality in Health Care, a nonprofit organization designated by the Vermont Legislature. Prior to entering a career in medicine, Dr. Dobson obtained a Masters in Geology from the University of Wyoming and worked to develop groundwater flow models using simulated computing methods. He then earned his Medical Degree at The University of Tennessee and completed residency in Emergency Medicine at the University of Virginia. His interests include simplifying and standardizing processes in medicine to create high reliability, selecting sustainable treatment options based on number needed to treat, and supporting work safety and satisfaction among healthcare staff.
PART 2: Financial Forecasting
Tuesday, November 10 | 5:30 p.m.
There's nothing like a pandemic to rock the financial boat. Financial expert Hugh Johnson will provide insights you can use to weather this financial storm and ensure your own stability in the years ahead.
Hugh Johnson is the chairman, chief investment officer, and a member of the Investment Strategy Committee at Hugh Johnson Advisors. He has more than 40 years of investment experience. Hugh is an economic advisor to the chairman of the State of New York State Assembly Committee on Ways and Means, an adjunct professor at Union-Clarkson Graduate College, and a former member of the New York Stock Exchange, the Executive Committee of the Democratic National Finance Council, and the New York State Comptroller’s Management Review Commission (transition team). Hugh has been appointed to the Investment Advisory Committee of the New York State Common Retirement Fund. Hugh serves on the boards of Security Mutual Insurance Company and New York Business Development Corp. Hugh holds a bachelor’s degree from Dartmouth College and studied for a doctorate at New York University.
Kathy had a four-decade career in the financial services industry. In 2020, she retired from AllianceBernstein as National Managing Director and Head of Wealth and Investment Strategies for Bernstein Private Wealth Management. In this role, she led the team responsible for developing asset allocation and investment strategies for high net worth individuals as well as for endowments and foundations, and was a frequent commentator regarding market trends on Bloomberg and CNBC. Before joining Bernstein in 2001, Kathy spent 15 years at JPMorgan as a Managing Director advising banks and investment management firms on acquisitions, divestitures and financing techniques. Earlier in her career, she was an equity analyst at Morgan Stanley, covering bank stocks, and an economic research analyst at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York.
Kathy graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Bates College with a BA in Economics, magna cum laude, and earned an MBA in Finance from NYU Stern School of Business. She currently serves on the board of Hildene, The Lincoln Family Home and is a former trustee of Bates College, the Aloha Foundation, and the Brooklyn Bureau of Community Service. Kathy and her family have had a home in southern Vermont since 1986.